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Farrell's NFL mock draft: Pre-NFL Scouting Combine

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With the NFL Scouting Combine about to start there is no better time to roll out my first mock draft for 2019. Here’s how I see the first round going at this stage.

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1. ARIZONA CARDINALS 

DE Nick Bosa, Ohio State Even coming off an injury he’s clearly the best overall prospect in the draft until someone proves otherwise.

2. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS  

DE Josh Allen, Kentucky Allen can do so much from so many angles he will be hard to pass up here.

3. NEW YORK JETS 

DT Quinnen Williams, Alabama Williams is a dynamic inside pass rusher at the NFL level, something every team covets.

4. OAKLAND RAIDERS 

DE Rashan Gary, Michigan He can play inside or outside at the NFL level and is an athletic freak.

5. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS 

Clelin Ferrell
Clelin Ferrell (AP Images)

DE Clelin Ferrell, Clemson They are tempted at running back, but this defensive line class is too talented to pass on.

6. NEW YORK GIANTS 

QB Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State This one appears to be easy as the Giants need a quarterback and Haskins is the best one in the draft.

7. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS 

QB Kyler Murray, OklahomaThe Dolphins were hoping he would fall to them, but the need for a quarterback is big in Jacksonville.

8. DETROIT LIONS 

TE TJ Hockenson, Iowa An edge rusher would be an easy take here as well, but Hockenson is special and the Lions love his versatility.

9. BUFFALO BILLS 

DT Christian Wilkins, Clemson – Yet another defensive lineman is off the board and Wilkins has that pass rushing ability needed at the position.

10. DENVER BRONCOS 

Drew Lock
Drew Lock (AP Images)

QB Drew Lock, Missouri This is one of those years where teams will take a chance at quarterbacks high in the draft, and Lock is a good risk.

11. CINCINNATI BENGALS 

OT Jonah Williams, Alabama – There is quite a debate about who the top tackle is in the draft and I think Williams is the guy.

12. GREEN BAY PACKERS 

DE Montez Sweat, Mississippi State Teams are infatuated with his athleticism and he can be a big-time hybrid guy for the Packers.

13. MIAMI DOLPHINS 

CB Greedy Williams, LSU The Dolphins want a quarterback badly, so they could trade up. But if they don’t they’ll be happy with the best corner in the draft.

14. ATLANTA FALCONS 

OT Jawaan Taylor, Florida Taylor is coveted by many teams and won’t slide past the Falcons.

15. WASHINGTON REDSKINS 

QB Daniel Jones, Duke The Skins don’t know who their quarterback of the future is, so they take Jones to be the guy.

16. CAROLINA PANTHERS

OT Greg Little, Ole Miss There are plenty of tackle options here, but Little is the most athletic.

17. CLEVELAND BROWNS 

LB Devin White, LSU – This is a perfect fit for the Browns.

18. MINNESOTA VIKINGS 

OT Cody Ford, Oklahoma – The Vikings need some help up front, and Ford can provide it.

19. TENNESSEE TITANS 

WR DK Metcalf, Ole Miss The Titans add more size to the wide receiver position.

20. PITTSBURGH STEELERS 

Marquise Brown
Marquise Brown (AP Images)

WR Marquise Brown, Oklahoma – The Steelers have to replace Antonio Brown with someone and Marquise Brown is a great slot receiver.

21. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 

DT Ed Oliver, Houston Seattle is thrilled Oliver has dropped this far.

22. BALTIMORE RAVENS 

WR N’Keal Harry, Arizona State They need more weapons for Lamar Jackson and Harry is a great value here.

23. HOUSTON TEXANS 

OT Andre Dillard, Washington State The Texans need to protect the franchise in DeShaun Watson and invest up front.

24. OAKLAND RAIDERS 

CB Deandre Baker, Georgia The need is big at cornerback, and Baker is a great value here.

25. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 

RB Josh Jacobs, Alabama – The Eagles never expected the top RB in the draft to fall to them this far.

26. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 

WR Kelvin Harmon, NC StateHarmon fills a key position for the Colts and gives Andrew Luck another big-time target.

27. OAKLAND RAIDERS 

Noah Fant
Noah Fant (AP Images)

TE Noah Fant, Iowa – The second Iowa tight end to go in Round One? Yep, the duo is that good.

28. LOS ANGELES CHARGERS 

LB Mack Wilson, Alabama – Wilson is a big hitter and can cover a lot of ground for an emerging defense.

29. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS 

CB Byron Murphy, Washington Murphy is an elite cover corner and will help the secondary immediately.

30. GREEN BAY PACKERS 

DT Dexter Lawrence, Clemson – A big run plugger with Lawrence’s athleticism this late in Round One? The Packers would love it.

31. LOS ANGELES RAMS 

S Nasir Adderly, Delaware – A small-school prospect who has big-time skills.

32. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 

TE Irv Smith, Alabama – The Patriots have to replace Rob Gronkowski, and Smith is a very good athlete at the position.