First-round mock draft: Quarterback overload knocks top talent to Chiefs

In our first edition of a round one mock draft, we see a serious positional run on quarterbacks knock premiere talent all the way down the draft board.

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21. Miami Dolphins

SELECTION: Nate Wiggins, CB, Clemson

The Dolphins might have Jalen Ramsey and Kendall Fuller on the roster, but cornerbacks do not age as well as some other positions. To add some juice to the secondary, we have Miami drafting young, lanky corner Nate Wiggins. Wiggins would make a tremendous long-term option in the secondary, but would have an immediate impact in the slot. Wiggins is quick and has the highest ceiling for a cornerback in the class.

22. Buffalo Bills (In projected trade with Philadelphia Eagles)

SELECTION: Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

The Bills need their guy at wide receiver. With Curtis Samuel as their current number-one receiver after the Stefon Diggs trade, they need the best player available to try and fill those shoes. Brian Thomas would be an excellent addition. The Bills might want to make a move up here to ensure that they don't lose out on him to a team like the Cowboys, Packers, or Buccaneers. Thomas is extremely fast for his size. At 6'3, 209 pounds, Thomas ran a 4.33 in his 40 during the combine. With Josh Allen's arm, someone like Thomas is an ideal fit in Buffalo.

23. Minnesota Vikings (From Cleveland through Houston)

SELECTION: Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OT, Penn State

In this mock, we had the Vikings take Michael Penix Jr. as their new quarterback of the future. In order to keep him healthy, the Vikings are taking Olumuyiwa Fashanu at 23 overall. At Penn State, Fashanu flashes on tape. While not the fastest big guy on the field, he shows great technique in combination with his excellent natural length. The Vikings could use another talented pass blocker and they would have one in this scenario.

24. Dallas Cowboys

SELECTION: Graham Barton, C, Duke

I can already hear the groaning from Dallas. This just makes sense. There is no real option at running back here, the quarterbacks are all gone, and the top three receivers are gone. Graham Barton is a day-one starter. While he is not a "sexy" pick here, the Cowboys get a tremendous athlete who is capable of protecting Dak along the interior and can get a push in the run game. Barton has "Cowboys" written all over him.