Krueger’s Post Combine 2022 Mock Draft

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With the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine officially over, teams have begun adjusting their drafted boards based on who performed best in their underwear and who underwhelmed.

Unquestionably, the talk of the Combine was former Georgia defensive tackle Jordan Davis who ran the best size-adjusted 40-yard dash of our lifetime, but other players turned in impressive weeks as well.

Quarterback Malik Willis stole the hearts of America (or at least football Twitter) when a selfless act was caught on camera by a bystander. And the week featured one of the fastest NFL Combines we have ever witnessed.

Teams have a lot to figure out in a short period of time, and still have free agency to navigate.

With a handful of deals and other trades recently unfolding, let’s take a look at an update, post-Combine draft that also includes updated picks following recent trades.

1. Jacksonville – OT Evan Neal (Alabama)

When a team has a No. 1 overall pick invested in the quarterback position, it behooves them to bring in a player to protect that asset. While the Cincinnati Bengals would argue otherwise, the Jaguars need to find a way to keep Trevor Lawrence upright after a disastrous rookie campaign. Lawrence was sacked the 14th most times in 2021 (32). Any added protection around him should bode well for a quarterback who may be in need of a confidence boost following a 12 touchdown, 17 interception campaign.

2. Detroit – EDGE Aidan Hutchinson (Michigan)

The marriage between Hutchinson and the Lions makes too much sense. From a feel-good story…

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