2023 NFL Mock Draft: Expert Predictions for Round 1 Picks
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It’s NFL Draft week, and naturally, there’s uncertainty all across the board.
While Alabama quarterback Bryce Young has become the overwhelming favorite to go first overall to the Carolina Panthers, where the other top signal-callers – C.J. Stroud, Will Levis and Anthony Richardson – land is murkier to predict.
Our NFL expert, Sean Koerner, believes what the Houston Texans do with the second pick is the key to how the top half shakes out.
Check out Koerner’s first 2023 NFL mock draft below.
2023 NFL Mock Draft
|1||Panthers||Bryce Young, QB, Alabama|
|2||Texans||C.J. Stroud, QB, Ohio State|
|3||Cardinals||Will Anderson Jr., DE, Alabama|
|4||Colts||Will Levis, QB, Kentucky|
|5||Seahawks||Tyree Wilson, EDGE, Texas Tech|
|6||Lions||Devon Witherspoon, CB, Illinois|
|7||Raiders||Christian Gonzalez, CB, Oregon|
|8||Falcons||Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas|
|9||Bears||Jalen Carter, DT, Georgia|
|10||Eagles||Peter Skoronski, OT, Northwestern|
|11||Titans||Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida|
|12||Texans||Nolan Smith, DE, Georgia|
|13||Jets||Paris Johnson, OG, Ohio State|
|14||Patriots||Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State|
|15||Packers||Lukas Van Ness, EDGE, Iowa|
|16||Commanders||Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State|
|17||Steelers||Broderick Jones, OT, Georgia|
|18||Lions||Bryan Bresee, DT, Clemson|
|19||Buccaneers||Anton Harrison, OT, Oklahoma|
|20||Seahawks||Myles Murphy, DE, Clemson|
|21||Chargers||Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College|
|22||Ravens||Deonte Banks, CB, Maryland|
|23||Vikings||Quentin Johnston, WR, TCU|
|24||Jaguars||Emmanuel Forbes, CB, Mississippi State|
|25||Giants||Jordan Addison, WR, USC|
|26||Cowboys||Michael Mayer, TE, Notre Dame|
|27||Bills||O’Cyrus Torrence, OL, Florida|
|28||Bengals||Dalton Kincaid, TE, Utah|
|29||Saints||Calijah Kancey, DT, Pittsburgh|
|30||Eagles||Will McDonald IV, EDGE, Iowa State|
|31||Chiefs||Dawand Jones, OT, Ohio State|
|*The Dolphins forfeited their first-round pick.|
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