NFL Mock Draft 2020: Jaguars select Jordan Love, Cowboys take replacement for Travis Frederick

Free agency has come and gone, aside from a trickle of players still to be signed to low-level deals.

That means it's draft time for all 32 NFL teams. It also means it's easier to do a mock draft for those of us who do them. 

Many holes have been filled by teams, which changes the way they will draft, which is why my latest mock – mock 4.0 – is one I feel much better about. There is no more guessing about free agency.

It's all about the draft now.

The top two picks are easy in my mind, with Joe Burrow going first to the Cincinnati Bengals and Chase Young going second to the Washington Redskins. After that, it gets interesting. 

Mock 4.0 is yours to rip apart. 

NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
LSU • Sr • 6'4" / 221 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
This won't change at all through the process. It's a lock.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Ohio State • Jr • 6'5" / 264 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
They could consider a trade down, but I just don't think they will. Young is that good.
Round 1 - Pick 3
Auburn • Sr • 6'5" / 326 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
1st
They could go for corner Jeff Okudah here in this spot, but I think they need a power player up front to go with Danny Shelton. Brown will be a star.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Georgia • Jr • 6'5" / 315 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
4th
They have to get better up front and Thomas might be the safest of all the tackles in this draft. Personnel people like him a lot more than the draftniks do.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Alabama • Jr • 6'0" / 217 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
2nd
I am still not convinced he is all the way back in terms of health, which has to be concerning. But I will put him in this spot for now.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Oregon • Sr • 6'6" / 236 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
20th
POSITION RNK
4th
They have to get their quarterback of the future and Herbert is a guy they are rumored to like. He would take over for Tyrod Taylor at some point.
Round 1 - Pick 7
Ohio State • Jr • 6'1" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
Carolina
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
1st
He would fill an immediate need for a defense that is lacking in corners. He would team with Donte Jackson for a young duo.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Alabama • Jr • 6'4" / 312 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
1st
They have a glaring hole at right tackle and Wills played there for the Crimson Tide. He would be a plug-and-play guy.
Round 1 - Pick 9
Louisville • Jr • 6'7" / 364 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
3rd
He is a bit raw, but he is a big man with a ton of athletic ability and they need help at left tackle.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Clemson • Jr • 6'4" / 238 lbs
Projected Team
Cleveland
PROSPECT RNK
3rd
POSITION RNK
1st
They could consider a tackle here, but getting a playmaker like Simmons is too good to pass up.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Alabama • Jr • 5'11" / 188 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
14th
POSITION RNK
3rd
They have a major issue at receiver and Ruggs can fly. They need to get a young player to groom with Sam Darnold.
Round 1 - Pick 12
Florida • Jr • 6'1" / 204 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
18th
POSITION RNK
2nd
They added Eli Apple in free agency, but is he really the long-term answer? Henderson can flat out cover.
Round 1 - Pick 13
Oklahoma • Jr • 6'2" / 198 lbs
Projected Team
San Francisco
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
1st
They have to get help for outside with Emmanuel Sanders signing with the Saints. Lamb will be an immediate help for Jimmy Garoppolo.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Iowa • Jr • 6'5" / 320 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
2nd
They need a right tackle in the worst way, so they would be thrilled to see him fall to them in this spot.
Round 1 - Pick 15
Alabama • Jr • 6'1" / 193 lbs
Projected Team
Denver
PROSPECT RNK
12th
POSITION RNK
2nd
They have to get help for Drew Lock in the passing game. Jeudy is the best receiver in this class, even if he doesn't run as well as Ruggs.
Round 1 - Pick 16
South Carolina • Sr • 6'5" / 324 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
10th
POSITION RNK
2nd
You can never have enough power players. Teaming him inside with Grady Jarrett would be nasty.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Michigan • Jr • 6'3" / 307 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
67th
POSITION RNK
13th
With Travis Frederick retiring this week, why not grab a replacement? This kid has a real chance to be special for a long time.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Boise State • Jr • 6'6" / 311 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
49th
POSITION RNK
7th
They have to get a left tackle and this is a player scouts like a lot more than what you might think.
Round 1 - Pick 19
LSU • Jr • 6'1" / 202 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
31st
POSITION RNK
5th
After taking a corner with their first pick, they have to land a receiver to go with Tyrell Williams. Jefferson ran much faster than expected at the combine.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Utah State • Jr • 6'4" / 224 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
3rd
They have Gardner Minshew, but do they know if he's the long-term answer? Why not take a flier on Love?
Round 1 - Pick 21
Baylor • Sr • 6'3" / 207 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
43rd
POSITION RNK
8th
They have to get help for their passing game. Mims impressed at the combine, and he would give Carson Wentz some much-needed help.
Round 1 - Pick 22
LSU • Soph • 6'3" / 254 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Vikings lost Stephen Weatherly in free agency and will also be losing Everson Griffen when he signs with another team. They have to get edge-rush help, which is why Chaisson makes sense.
Round 1 - Pick 23
Iowa • Jr • 6'5" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
16th
POSITION RNK
3rd
He was a productive player who didn't test well at the combine, but he's a force who can play outside and inside. We know the Patriots love versatility.
Round 1 - Pick 24
Oklahoma • Jr • 6'3" / 241 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
25th
POSITION RNK
2nd
They need a run player in the middle of their defense and Murray is that and more. He would add a lot of speed to the defense.
Round 1 - Pick 25
LSU • Sr • 6'0" / 197 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
22nd
POSITION RNK
3rd
They lost two corners in free agency, so this would make sense. We know how Mike Zimmer likes to pick corners.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Clemson • Jr • 6'4" / 216 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
26th
POSITION RNK
4th
They have an emerging player in DeVante Parker, but the new quarterback will need even more help. Higgins is a tall receiver who can go up and get the football.
Round 1 - Pick 27
Penn State • Jr • 6'5" / 266 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
21st
POSITION RNK
4th
They need more edge help and this is a team who has won titles based on their edge pressure. Gross-Matos fits what they need.
Round 1 - Pick 28
LSU • Jr • 6'0" / 229 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
34th
POSITION RNK
3rd
The inside of their defense was made up of guys they picked up, which is never a good thing. Queen could step in and be a nice run-and- chase player behind that big front.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Wisconsin • Sr • 6'2" / 238 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
35th
POSITION RNK
4th
They signed Vic Beasley, but he isn't the long-term answer. Plus, you can never have enough edge players.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Notre Dame • Jr • 6'6" / 262 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
53rd
POSITION RNK
1st
They have a big hole at the position and Kmet is the best of a so-so class. So why wait to take one if that's the case?
Round 1 - Pick 31
Ohio State • Sr • 6'0" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
San Francisco
PROSPECT RNK
61st
POSITION RNK
10th
The other Buckeyes corner is a player scouts love. He isn't in the same class as Okudah, but he's a quality cover player.
Round 1 - Pick 32
Auburn • Jr • 5'10" / 198 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
37th
POSITION RNK
7th
Their corner situation isn't good, so why not take a solid cover player from a big-time program? This kid can fly.
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Pete Prisco has covered the NFL for three decades, including working as a beat reporter in Jacksonville for the Jaguars. When he's not watching game tape, you can find Pete on Twitter or dreaming of an... Full Bio

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