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With only a few weeks remaining in the college football season, attention is turning towards the 2024 NFL Draft. As prospects declare or decide to return to school, the draft picture slowly comes into focus.
In this thought exercise, we delve into the impact of Kyler Murray’s return to the field and the potential interest from NFL franchises in adding a quarterback.
The draft order presented below was determined using Tankathon, which takes into account team records and strength of schedule as tiebreakers.
Without further ado, let’s get started!
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Six Pass Catchers Taken in Round 1: 2024 NFL Mock Draft
As the college football season nears its end, the 2024 NFL Draft is starting to come into focus. Prospects are declaring or returning to school, and teams are beginning to evaluate their needs for the upcoming draft. In today’s thought exercise, we explore the impact of Kyler Murray’s return to the field and the franchises that may be interested in adding a quarterback.
The draft order for this mock draft was determined using Tankathon, which takes into account team records and strength of schedule as tiebreakers. Without further ado, let’s dive into the first round of the 2024 NFL Mock Draft.
1. Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow Gets Another Playmaker
The Cincinnati Bengals, holding the first overall pick, choose to give their young quarterback Joe Burrow another weapon. With their selection, they take a pass catcher who can help elevate their offense to new heights.
2. New York Giants: Addressing the Quarterback Position
The New York Giants, in need of a franchise quarterback, opt to address their quarterback position with the second overall pick. They select a talented signal-caller who has the potential to lead their team for years to come.
3. Detroit Lions: Bolstering the Offensive Line
The Detroit Lions, looking to protect their quarterback and improve their run game, choose to bolster their offensive line with the third overall pick. They select a highly touted offensive lineman who can anchor their line for years to come.
4. Houston Texans: Adding a Dynamic Playmaker
The Houston Texans, in