2022 NFL Mock Draft: High-Profile Defensive Ends Taken with Premium Selections


As the season comes closer and summer scouting winds down, we have a more and more clear picture of which players have a chance to get drafted in the first round. This is an exercise to predict how the first night of the draft could shape out.

The Texans have an awful roster, and Thibodeaux is the best player in the draft to inject some much-needed talent into their defense.

Jared Goff can not be the long-term starter at quarterback for the Lions. If they find themselves in the position to acquire a talented passer like Rattler, they should not hesitate.

A three-year starter at Alabama, Neal brings the traits and versatility that the Bengals need to protect Joe Burrow.

4. New York Jets: DeMarvin Leal, DL, Texas A&M

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