21. Seattle Seahawks: Greedy Williams, CB, LSU
The Seahawks secondary ain’t what it used to be. After a promising rookie season, Shaquill Griffin regressed in 2018 and the options outside of him on the outside are all question marks.
While Williams has some consistency issues that must be cleaned up, his physical skill set is exactly what teams are looking for in an outside guy. He features good length, fluidity, foot quickness and vertical speed to become a top cover guy in the NFL. His raw physical talent is something I can see Seattle gravitating towards.
22. Baltimore Ravens: Kelvin Harmon, WR, NC State
The need to add weapons around Lamar Jackson at wide receiver is clear for Baltimore and I really like all the things Harmon can bring to Baltimore’s offense and how he would mesh with Jackson.
First off, his receiving ability is exciting. He features blue chip play strength and can truly over-power defensive backs. He is an alpha at the catch point, has good length and dominant ball skills. And don’t sleep on his ability to run smooth routes and separate. Saying he can’t because he is big is a lack of awareness to the traits he illustrates on tape. While that in and of itself is exciting, Harmon is a dominant blocker. Given the quick passing game and running ability of Jackson, having Harmon in the mix to secure blocks on the perimeter and down the field makes him an even more enticing option for the Ravens.
23. Houston Texans: Dalton Risner, OL, Kansas State
Yo, Brian Gaine… offensive line no matter what, sir. We can’t have Deshaun Watson getting sacked 62 times in a season ever again. It was painful to watch, much less be the guy taking the hits. And we don’t need a project, we need a guy that can step in right away. Enter, Risner.
A four-year starter in college, Risner can play all 5 positions on the offensive line and has been incredibly consistent throughout his K-State career. While he has good mobility, Risner’s tenacity and technique as a blocker are what truly stand out. He is a punishing blocker with dominant play strength and the type of competitive mentality team’s are looking for in an offensive lineman.
24. Oakland Raiders (via Chicago Bears): Devin White, LB, LSU
When was the last time the Raiders had a true field general on the second level that was the leader of the unit? Ted Hendricks, Rod Martin and Matt Millen ain’t walking through those doors.
While White has some issues to cleanup in terms of processing and playing through contact, he has the physical upside to become a star. He can cover ground and close down distances in a hurry and attacks the football with a tone-setting mentality.
25. Philadelphia Eagles: Nasir Adderley, S, Delaware
There are a number of short and long-term concerns for the Eagles secondary on a defense that gave up the most passing yards in the NFC last season. A versatile defender with dynamic playmaking upside, Adderley would be a welcomed addition.
Adderley’s range, ball skills, coverage awareness, processing skills, physicality and tackling ability are all plus traits and he checks a lot of boxes. Adderley was an absolute joy to study on film and is a first-round safety all day long, assuming he tests where I believe he will.
26. Indianapolis Colts: Dexter Lawrence, iDL, Clemson
Al Woods and Margus Hunt played considerable snaps on the interior defensive line for the Colts in 2018. Both are 32 with expired contracts. Grover Stewart was up and down while Hassan Ridgeway and Jihad Ward (expired contract) had some flashes, but overall the position group needs an infusion of talent.
Lawrence is a massive man that is capable of dominating at the point of attack while also featuring good mobility relative to his frame. He can help keep the Colts defense stout and make sure star linebacker Darius Leonard is clean of blocks to make splash plays.
27. Oakland Raiders (via Dallas Cowboys): Noah Fant, TE, Iowa
Jared Cook enjoyed the best season of his career in Jon Gruden’s offense last year, but at 31, Cook is set to become a free agent and investing top resources in retaining him may not make sense for Oakland at this point in its rebuild.
Fant has the upside to become everything Cook was in 2018 and more. He is a dynamic receiving threat with exciting ball skills, hands, route running and the ability to win post-catch. He can be the x-factor for Oakland’s offense.
28. Los Angeles Chargers: Yodny Cajuste, OT, West Virginia
Sam Tevi is unlikely to be the long-term answer at right tackle and Russell Okung is 31 with two years remaining on his deal. The need for LA to invest at offensive tackle is clear and Cajuste is an appealing option.
Cajuste’s foot speed, anchor, length, power and nasty demeanor are exciting traits that make him an exciting prospect. He needs some technical development but he has the makeup of an impact starter.
29. Kansas City Chiefs: Deionte Thompson, S, Alabama
The Kansas City Chiefs defense is a problem and one that they must address heavily in to get rid of the massive chink in the armor. Securing Thompson in the draft would be a great step in the right direction to secure the back end of the defense.
Thompson thrives a single-high centerfielder, offering exceptional range and ball skills, Thompson’s presence on the defense would allow Kansas City more scheme diversity with him lurking over the top.
30. Green Bay Packers (via New Orleans Saints): Jachai Polite, EDGE, Florida
I told ya the pass rush help was coming. While the Packers improved defensively compared to where it was after the 2018 season, the unit still lacks any sort of dynamic edge rushing presence despite having an exciting interior group that consistently generates penetration. Polite can help solve that problem.
Polite racked up 19.5 tackles for loss, 11 sacks and 6 forced fumbles for Florida this year, showcasing impressive burst, hand usage and bend to beat offensive tackles. His explosiveness is capable of altering game plans.
31. Los Angeles Rams: Mack Wilson, LB, Alabama
There are a ton of dynamic receiving backs in the NFC. Christian McCaffrey, Alvin Kamara, Saquon Barkley, Tarik Cohen, Zeke Elliott… the list goes on. While Cory Littleton had some success in coverage, his running mates leave much to be desired on the second level. The group needs an overhaul and Wilson projects perfectly to playing off the ball against today’s NFL offenses.
Wilson thrives in space, featuring impressive fluidity and speed. His coverage awareness is strong and he can matchup with with backs and tight ends in man coverage. Wilson offers three-down upside in the middle of Wade Phillips’ defense.
32. New England Patriots: Montez Sweat, EDGE, Mississippi State
While they improved as the season went along, New England’s 30 sacks recorded on defense where the second-fewest in the league. With Trey Flowers a free agent after this season and Deatrich Wise’s contract expiring after 2019, New England figures to invest in the defensive end position this off season.
Like Flowers and Wise, Sweat is a long-levered edge rusher that fits the Patriots’ mold for the position. He has the technical refinement and pass rush variety I can see the Patriots gravitating towards.