Hosted by The Sweat’s Emerson Lotzia and Jessie Coffield, the Golics and our DK analysts — Julian Edlow, Steve Buchanan, Nick Friar, Geoff Ulrich, Pearce Dietrich and VSiN’s Tim Murray — give you their thoughts on the first round on a pick-by-pick basis. Each analyst was assigned a division:
- Mike Golic Sr. — NFC East
- Tim Murray — NFC North
- Mike Golic Jr. — NFC South
- Pearce Dietrich — NFC West
- Julian Edlow — AFC East
- Steve Buchanan — AFC North
- Nick Friar — AFC South
- Geoff Ulrich — AFC West
Make sure to follow along live below and check back for updates as the picks roll in. And be sure to watch our LIVE NFL Draft show sponsored by H&M on Thursday night beginning at 8 p.m. on the DraftKings YouTube channel.
DraftKings Network 2023 NFL Mock Draft
|Draft Pick No.||Analyst||Team||Selection|
|Draft Pick No.||Analyst||Team||Selection|
|1||Mike Golic Jr.||Carolina Panthers||Bryce Young — QB, Alabama|
|2||Nick Friar||Houston Texans||Will Anderson Jr. — Edge, Alabama|
|3||Pearce Dietrich||Arizona Cardinals||Christian Gonzalez — CB, Oregon|
|4||Nick Friar||Indianapolis Colts||C.J. Stroud — QB, Ohio State|
|5||Pearce Dietrich||Seattle Seahawks||Jalen Carter — DL, Georgia|
|6||Tim Murray||Detroit Lions||Devon Witherspoon — CB, Illinois|
|7||Geoff Ulrich||Las Vegas Raiders||Anthony Richardson — QB, Florida|
|8||Mike Golic Jr.||Atlanta Falcons||Tyree Wilson — Edge, Texas Tech|
|9||Tim Murray||Chicago Bears||Paris Johnson Jr. — OT, Ohio State|
|10||Mike Golic Sr.||Philadelphia Eagles||Bijan Robinson — RB, Texas|
|11||Nick Friar||Tennessee Titans||Will Levis — QB, Kentucky|
|12||Nick Friar||Houston Texans||Jaxon Smith Njigba — WR, Ohio State|
|13||Tim Murray||Green Bay Packers||Broderick Jones — OT, Georgia|
|14||Julian Edlow||New England Patriots||Peter Skoronski — OL, Northwestern|
|15||Julian Edlow||New York Jets||Darnell Wright — OT, Tennessee|
|16||Mike Golic Sr.||Washington Commanders||Deonte Banks — CB, Maryland|
|17||Steve Buchanan||Pittsburgh Steelers||Joey Porter Jr. — CB, Penn State|
|18||Tim Murray||Detroit Lions||Myles Murphy — Edge, Clemson|
|19||Mike Golic Jr.||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Anton Harrison — OT, Oklahoma|
|20||Pearce Dietrich||Seattle Seahawks||Nolan Smith — Edge, Georgia|
|21||Geoff Ulrich||Los Angeles Chargers||Dalton Kincaid — TE, Utah|
|22||Steve Buchanan||Baltimore Ravens||Jordan Addison — WR, USC|
|23||Tim Murray||Minnesota Vikings||Zay Flowers — WR, Boston College|
|24||Nick Friar||Jacksonville Jaguars||Will McDonald IV — Edge, Iowa State|
|25||Mike Golic Sr.||New York Giants||Emmanuel Forbes — CB Mississippi State|
|26||Mike Golic Sr.||Dallas Cowboys||Michael Mayer — TE, Notre Dame|
|27||Julian Edlow||Buffalo Bills||Quentin Johnston — WR, TCU|
|28||Steve Buchanan||Cincinnati Bengals||Bryan Bresee — DT, Clemson|
|29||Mike Golic Jr.||New Orleans Saints||Calijah Kancey — DL, Pittsburgh|
|30||Mike Golic Sr.||Philadelphia Eagles||Brian Branch — S, Alabama|
|31||Geoff Ulrich||Kansas City Chiefs||Darnell Washington — TE, Georgia|
1. Carolina Panthers — Bryce Young, QB, Alabama
Mike Golic Jr. on his pick: I don’t really feel like I should have to explain this. I’ve enjoyed watching the Draft cycle get us to a point where we embrace the best actual quarterback we saw going No. 1 overall in the Draft. I know he’s small ... but he’s managed to overcome that so far. I’m counting on him doing it behind an offensive line that brings back all five of their starters.
I’m here to draft smart, I’m not trying to make waves.
11. Tennessee Titans — Will Levis, QB, Kentucky
Nick Friar on his pick: Levis is a big improvement from what (Tennessee) has had at QB during Coach Vrabel’s time. He has experience in a pro-style offense, so he’s ahead of the game in that regard. He’s athletic, he’s got an effortless release.
That said, we do have some concerns with his consistency but that’s nothing that Coach Vrabel can’t iron out with a little bit of time.
22. Baltimore Ravens — Jordan Addison, WR, USC
Steve Buchanan on his pick: The Ravens are trying to do everything they can to kiss and make up with Lamar Jackson and want to entice him to stay in Baltimore. So I think they’re going to go out and get another wide receiver here, kind of go with that pass-heavy approach that they most likely might be getting with their new coordinator, Todd Monken. Addison is an excellent route runner who creates plenty of separation and should give Jackson plenty of targets to consider between Odell Beckham Jr., Rashod Bateman, Mark Andrews and then Addison most likely playing out of the slot.
26. Dallas Cowboys — Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame
Mike Golic Sr. on his pick: He’s the top tight end on my board. Dalton Schultz leaves there, so there’s Mayer to take over. Michael Mayer, again, it’s one of those where sometimes why I talk about hating the combine. ... Watch tape. All he does when you put the tape on is GET THE JOB DONE.
He’s not going to stretch the defense like a Dalton Kincaid will but he’s going to make the catch, he’s going to be incredible in the red zone and, oh by the way, he can inline block as well and stalk down field.
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