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It's Senior Bowl Week. And while there won't be a Justin Herbert, Jordan Love or Kenny Pickett on the roster, first-round talents are in Mobile, Alabama, looking to solidify, or even improve, their draft stock. There could be a Jalen Hurts; a quarterback who folks had somehow forgotten about, but who quietly continues to solidify their draft stock in the eyes of evaluators, and a few years from now we're all acting surprised when that player is balling out.

Which reminds me: Rick Spielman and I will be at the Senior Bowl all week, and we'll recap everything Thursday on "With the First Pick," our weekly NFL Draft podcast. (You can watch all of our clips, as well as the full-length shows, on the NFLonCBS YouTube channel, and you can subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts.)

As for this mock draft, there are no trades. That, most likely, won't be reality, but we still have the Senior Bowl, Super Bowl, combine and free agency to get through, so there's no rush on hitting every draft-trade permutation in late January. Instead, the Bears go defense at the top, there's a run on quarterbacks and edge rushers, and then a couple of cornerbacks round out the top 10.

All told, four quarterbacks are gone after nine picks, which means the Jets, currently occupying the No. 13 spot, remain in search of their next face of the franchise. Trading up could be a legit option, but as CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones wrote Sunday, "the Jets will be looking closely at Aaron Rodgers, Jimmy Garoppolo and Derek Carr. They won't limit their search to just those three quarterbacks -- and sources stress it's still early in the process -- but that's where the focus will begin."

That means the team can use its first-rounder to address another need, which is what happens in this mock draft. Alright, let's get go it.

Remember: there are only 31 selections in this mock draft because the Dolphins were stripped of their first-round pick due to tampering.

For more extensive draft content, check out our latest prospect rankings and mock drafts, as well as our new weekly podcast, "With the First Pick," featuring former Vikings general manager Rick Spielman.

NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
Georgia • Jr • 6'3" / 300 lbs
Projected Team
Chicago
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
The Bears appear to be a team headed in the right direction, in large part because they've found their franchise QB in Justin Fields. But there's a lot of work to do on the other side of the ball after moving on from Robert Quinn and Roquan Smith. Both Jalen Carter and Will Anderson Jr. will be options here, and both are layup selections. Or, more likely, the team will choose to trade out of the No. 1 pick when a QB-needy team (or teams) comes calling.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Alabama • Jr • 6'0" / 194 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
3rd
POSITION RNK
1st
Bryce Young might be historically undersized by successful NFL QB standards, but we don't care. He's been that good for Alabama, dragging that team to victory just about every week. And he did it with none of the playmakers who made life so much easier for Tua Tagovailoa and Mac Jones in previous years.
Round 1 - Pick 3
Alabama • Jr • 6'4" / 243 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
Will Anderson Jr. could very easily be the No. 1 pick in this draft, but the Cardinals land the elite pass rusher here after a forgettable season that will see a lot of changes in the coming months.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Ohio State • Jr • 6'3" / 218 lbs
Projected Team
Indianapolis
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Since Andrew Luck's retirement, the Colts have had little success turning to QBs nearing the end of their careers, and it's safe to assume that owner Jim Irsay will be looking for the team's next face of the franchise. C.J. Stroud has flown under the national-media radar all season, but some NFL teams will tell you he'll be in the running for QB1, and his performance in the College Football Playoff semifinal game vs. Georgia showed that he can beat you with his arm and his legs.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Texas Tech • Sr • 6'6" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
16th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Tyree Wilson is a high-motor player who consistently finds his way into the backfield. He's still raw, but the physical tools are there, and when he puts it all together he is going to be a problem. The Seahawks could go QB here, but Geno Smith remains the best option. In the meantime, the team fixes its front seven.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Clemson • Jr • 6'5" / 275 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Murphy turned 21 in early January, and while we'd like to see him play with more consistency ... he just turned 21 in early January. He has all the physical tools you look for in an elite edge defenders, and it's easy to see him in a few years being dominant. And that, in large part, is what makes him such an interesting prospect.
Round 1 - Pick 7
Kentucky • Sr • 6'3" / 232 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Jarrett Stidham balled out in Week 17 against the 49ers, but it's hard to imagine he'll be in the team's long-term plans as a starter. And with Derek Carr set to be somewhere else in 2023, drafting a QB seems to be a high priority. Will Levis, who definitely looks the part, was plagued by injuries and poor play all fall. That said, NFL teams love how he projects to the next level, but he'll be a controversial talking point in the coming months.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Penn State • Jr • 6'2" / 194 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
20th
POSITION RNK
4th
Joey Porter Jr. is the prototypical big, physical cornerback who looks like he belongs in the NFL. He can sometimes get a little too handsy downfield, but he checks many of the boxes of what teams look for when drafting DBs.
Round 1 - Pick 9
Florida • Soph • 6'4" / 232 lbs
Projected Team
Carolina
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
4th
Anthony Richardson is one of the most exciting prospects in this class. The problem: he's short on experience, and while his physical tools are rare, the Panthers are in dire need of a starting QB right now. David Tepper could choose to go the free agency route (again), but that has been, shall we say, a crapshoot. At the end of the day, Carolina may have to move inside the top five if it's a quarterback it really wants with Day 1 starter potential.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Oregon • Soph • 6'2" / 201 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
12th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Christian Gonzalez, a Colorado transfer, is a big-time athlete who is still growing into the position. He has the size, strength and speed to line up against NFL wide receivers; he just needs to improve in run support.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Ohio State • Jr • 6'6" / 310 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
21st
POSITION RNK
2nd
Paris Johnson, who played left tackle for the Buckeyes this season, also has experience on the interior; either way, he is a Day 1 starter whom Tennessee could use.
Round 1 - Pick 12
USC • Jr • 6'0" / 175 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
1st
Jordan Addison isn't a big target, but he's one of the most dynamic players in the country who can line up anywhere. The Texans drafted their QB of the future second overall, and now they give him an explosive playmaker. The only question is whether Addison or Quentin Johnston will be WR1. Two different body types, two different playing styles -- both dominant.
Round 1 - Pick 13
Georgia • Soph • 6'4" / 310 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
26th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Broderick Jones had had a strong '22 campaign for the Bulldogs, where he faced some of the best defensive players in the country every day at practice for the past two years.
Round 1 - Pick 14
Northwestern • Jr • 6'4" / 315 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
1st
Peter Skoronski is solid and consistent, which are two of the best things you can say about an offensive lineman. The biggest issue he'll face during the pre-draft process will be arm length and whether his NFL future is at tackle or guard.
Round 1 - Pick 15
TCU • Jr • 6'4" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
27th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Quentin Johnston is an above-the-rim playmaker whose athleticism and contested-catch abilities make him in the running for WR1. The Packers have inexplicably shied away from WRs in the first round, but it's probably time to change that, no matter who the quarterback will be next season.
Round 1 - Pick 16
Florida • Jr • 6'5" / 347 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
1st
O'Cyrus Torrence transferred from Louisiana and didn't miss a beat. He was dominant for Florida and is a plug-and-play player at the next level.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Illinois • Jr • 6'0" / 180 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Devon Witherspoon had a great season for the Illini, and while there will be questions about his slight frame, you wouldn't know it watching him play.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Maryland • Jr • 6'2" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
201st
POSITION RNK
10th
Maryland teammate and fellow CB Jakorian Bennett got much of the buzz in the fall, but Deonte Banks put together the type of season that will land you in the top-50 conversation. He's a fluid athlete who is also a big, physical corner who can match up with NFL wide receivers.
Round 1 - Pick 19
Alabama • Jr • 6'0" / 193 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
10th
POSITION RNK
1st
Brian Branch isn't the first name you hear about when the conversation turns to Alabama's defense, but maybe he should be. He's a sure tackler, can blitz off the edge, and is solid in coverage. And if Nick Saban trusts him, that's all you need to know about his NFL prospects.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Georgia • Soph • 6'2" / 210 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
22nd
POSITION RNK
6th
The Georgia-to-first-round pipeline continues. A year after five Bulldogs went in Round 1, expect a handful this time around too. Ringo is a long, physical corner who has matched up against some of the best players in the country.
Round 1 - Pick 21
Notre Dame • Jr • 6'4" / 265 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
1st
Michael Mayer is more Gronk than Kelce, but that's not a bad thing. And in Los Angeles, he'll get plenty of opportunities with Justin Herbert, Keenan Allen, Mike Williams and Josh Palmer.
Round 1 - Pick 22
Texas • Jr • 6'0" / 220 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
18th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Bijan Robinson is special, and while he is probably one of the best players in this class, he could still be around late in Round 1 because he's a running back. And while the Ravens and offensive coordinator Greg Roman have parted ways, it's fair to assume the team will still revolve around Lamar Jackson and the run game. J.K. Dobbins showed flashes after returning from ACL surgery, but there isn't a lot of depth behind him. A backfield of Jackson, Dobbins and Robinson is a problem for the rest of the AFC, even if Baltimore has more pressing needs here.
Round 1 - Pick 23
LSU • Jr • 6'3" / 250 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
45th
POSITION RNK
5th
BJ Ojulari, whose brother played at Georgia and plays for the Giants, had a solid campaign for the Tigers, and he has many of the same explosive qualities that made his brother so hard to block for the Bulldogs. Ojulari could end up being better than Azeez, and that's saying something.
Round 1 - Pick 24
Utah • Sr • 6'4" / 240 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
39th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Dalton Kincaid could end up being one of the best rookie offensive weapons in 2023, especially if Doug Pederson uses him like the Jags used Evan Engram in '22. Engram and two other Jacksonville TEs are currently free agents, though the team could certainly decide to re-up the former Giants first-rounder who is coming off a career year. Even still, Kincaid would only make Trevor Lawrence's life easier in '23.
Round 1 - Pick 25
Ohio State • Jr • 6'1" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
25th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Jaxon Smith-Njigba barely saw the field during the 2022 season because of injuries, but he's still one of the top wideouts in the class. And with Daniel Jones about to get paid, the Giants might as well get him some more weapons.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Tennessee • Jr • 6'0" / 185 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
55th
POSITION RNK
7th
Jalin Hyatt wasn't in the first-round conversation heading into the season, but he's a great example of a player who took advantage of his opportunities, thanks in large part to Hendon Hooker's Heisman Trophy campaign. Hyatt is a bona fide deep threat who consistently runs past defensive backs who were helpless to do much about it all season.
Round 1 - Pick 27
South Carolina • Jr • 6'0" / 188 lbs
Projected Team
Buffalo
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
1st
The Bills don't have a lot of needs -- and safety, interior offensive line, or even running back (if, say, Bijan Robinson is still sitting there) could be options here. But cornerback could be a target, as well. Cam Smith is a first-round talent who can be a Day 1 contributor.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Oklahoma • Jr • 6'5" / 315 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
28th
POSITION RNK
4th
There was some thought that Anton Harrison might return to Oklahoma for an NIL deal that was too good to pass up, but instead he opted for the NFL. He's one of the top tackles in the class, and now the question is whether he finds his way into Round 1 or goes early on Day 2.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Arkansas • Jr • 6'5" / 233 lbs
Projected Team
Denver
PROSPECT RNK
23rd
POSITION RNK
1st
Drew Sanders is a former five-star who transferred from Alabama after the 2021 season, and all he's done is show out for the Razorbacks. He was an edge rusher for the Crimson Tide, but he lines up all over the defense for Arkansas and has been a one-man wrecking crew when he's on the field.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Georgia • Jr • 6'7" / 270 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
29th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Darnell Washington is listed at 6-7, 265 pounds (he actually plays bigger than that), and while he's growing into his role as a receiver, he's essentially another offensive tackle when he's inline. Basically, he'd serve two roles in Kansas City: receiver in a high-powered offense and an extra blocker.
Round 1 - Pick 31
Alabama • Jr • 5'11" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
17th
POSITION RNK
1st
The Eagles haven't taken a RB in the first round since 1986 (!), but we said the same thing about Andy Reid and RBs right until the moment he selected Clyde Edwards-Helaire a few years ago. And while CEH may not be the best example of why Philly might consider a back here, Gibbs has drawn comparisons to Dalvin Cook and Alvin Kamara as both a runner and a receiver. He would be yet another weapon for Jalen Hurts in this offense.