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2021 First Round NFL Mock Draft

Pat Mayo, Thor Nystrom and Ray Garvin go pick-by-pick in their mock draft of the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft.

Pat Mayo, Thor Nystrom, and Ray Garvin go pick-by-pick in their 2021 First Round NFL Mock Draft.

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2021 First Round NFL Mock Draft

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  1. Jacksonville — Trevor Lawrence
  2. New York Jets — Zach Wilson
  3. San Francisco — Mac Jones
  4. Atlanta — Kyle Pitts
  5. Cincinnati — Penei Sewell
  6. Miami — Ja’Marr Chase
  7. Detroit TRADE TO DENVER — Justin Fields
  8. Carolina — Rashawn Slater
  9. Denver TRADE TO DETROIT — DeVonta Smith
  10. Dallas — Patrick Surtain II
  11. New York Giants — Jaycee Horn
  12. Philadelphia — Jaylen Waddle
  13. LA Chargers TRADE TO CHICAGO — Trey Lance
  14. Minnesota — Christian Darrisaw
  15. New England — Micah Parsons
  16. Arizona — Greg Newsome
  17. Las Vegas — Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah
  18. Miami — Jaelan Phillips
  19. Washington — Rashod Bateman
  20. Chicago TRADE TO LA CHARGERS — Alijah Vera-Tucker
  21. Indianapolis — Teven Jenkins
  22. Tennessee — Kwity Paye
  23. New York Jets — Caleb Farley
  24. Pittsburgh — Najee Harris
  25. Jacksonville — Trevon Moehrig
  26. Cleveland — Christian Barmore
  27. Baltimore — Azeez Ojulari
  28. New Orleans — Terrace Marshall Jr.
  29. Green Bay — Elijah Moore
  30. Buffalo — Asante Samuel Jr.
  31. Baltimore — Jayson Oweh
  32. Tampa Bay — Javonte Williams

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at and the best will be addressed on the show.

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