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Fantasy breakdown of 2021 NFL Draft skill position players

The 2021 NFL Draft will shake up fantasy rosters this fall and beyond. We have scouting reports on all the notable draft picks.

Trevor Lawrence #16 of the Clemson Tigers celebrates with Travis Etienne #9 of the Clemson Tigers after a touchdown in the College Football Playoff National Championship game at Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2020 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The 2021 NFL Draft has arrived and as football teams figure out their plans for the 2021 regular season and beyond, fantasy football managers will be doing some scouting of their own. NFL teams will get a broad mix of busts, average players, solid performers, All Pro talent, and the occasional Hall of Famer. Meanwhile, fantasy football managers will find day 1 starters, waiver wire options, and roster stashes.

As each pick arrives, we’ve got a rundown of short-term and long-term fantasy implications. Below is a list of quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, and tight ends. We’ll update as picks come in and link out to the relevant fantasy content for each player.


Trevor Lawrence: Jacksonville Jaguars, No. 1 pick
Zach Wilson: New York Jets, No. 2 pick
Trey Lance: San Francisco 49ers, No. 3 pick
Justin Fields: Chicago Bears, No. 11 pick
Mac Jones: New England Patriots, No. 15 pick
Kyle Trask: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, No. 64 pick
Kellen Mond: Minnesota Vikings, No. 66 pick
Davis Mills: Houston Texans, No. 67 pick
Ian Book: New Orleans Saints, No. 133 pick

Running Backs

Najee Harris: Pittsburgh Steelers, No. 24 pick
Travis Etienne: Jacksonville Jaguars, No. 25 pick
Javonte Williams: Denver Broncos, No. 35 pick
Trey Sermon: San Francisco 49ers, No. 88 pick
Michael Carter: New York Jets, No. 107 pick
Rhamondre Stevenson: New England Patriots, No. 120 pick
Chuba Hubbard: Carolina Panthers, No. 126 pick
Kenny Gainwell: Philadelphia Eagles, No. 150 pick
Demetric Felton: Cleveland Browns, No. 211 pick
Khalil Herbert: Chicago Bears, No. 217 pick
Kylin Hill: Green Bay Packers, No. 256 pick
Jermar Jefferson

Wide Receivers

Ja’Marr Chase: Cincinnati Bengals, No. 5 pick
Jaylen Waddle: Miami Dolphins, No. 6 pick
DeVonta Smith: Philadelphia Eagles, No. 10 pick
Kadarius Toney: New York Giants, No. 20 pick
Rashod Bateman: Baltimore Ravens, No. 27 pick
Elijah Moore: New York Jets, No. 34 pick
Rondale Moore: Arizona Cardinals, No. 49 pick
D’Wayne Eskridge: Seattle Seahawks, No. 56 pick
Tutu Atwell: Los Angeles Rams, No. 57 pick
Terrace Marshall Jr.: Carolina Panthers, No. 59 pick
Josh Palmer: Los Angeles Chargers, No. 77 pick
Dyami Brown: Washington Football Team, No. 82 pick
Amari Rodgers: Green Bay Packers, No. 85 pick
Amon-Ra St. Brown: Detroit Lions, No. 112 pick
Tylan Wallace: Baltimore Ravens, No. 131 pick
Seth Williams: Denver Broncos, No. 219 pick

Tight Ends

Kyle Pitts: Atlanta Falcons, No. 4 pick
Pat Freiermuth: Pittsburgh Steelers, No. 55 pick
Hunter Long: Miami Dolphins, No. 81 pick
Tommy Tremble: Carolina Panthers, No. 83 pick
Tre’McKitty: Los Angeles Chargers, No. 97 pick
Brevin Jordan: Houston Texans, No. 147 pick