2021 NFL mock draft: Deshaun Watson trade causes QB chaos

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25. Jacksonville Jaguars: Rashad Bateman, WR, Minnesota

There are many holes to fill for the Jaguars. They got their franchise quarterback and now he needs someone to throw to. A big speedy target just might do the trick.

26. Cleveland Browns: Ifeatu Melifonwu, CB, Syracuse

The Browns have a very good team that is coming off their first playoff win in a very long time. That secondary needs some work still and this guy just seems like he should be in a Browns uniform.

27. Baltimore Ravens: Alex Leatherwood, OL, Alabama

Leatherwood is more of a guard prospect even though he played tackle in college. He did not have the best pre-draft process and that made him slip some in this mock draft. He is still a nice prospect with a high pedigree and the Ravens get some insurance upfront to protect Lamar Jackson.

28. New Orleans Saints: Nick Bolton, LB, Missouri

Bolton is a speedy linebacker from a smaller program in the college ranks. His ability and tenacity will transition over to the NFL nicely as the Saints desperately need to keep up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

29. Green Bay Packers: Landon Dickerson, OC, Alabama

Corey Linsley will be leaving via free agency and that will leave a huge hole in the middle of the offensive line. Getting Dickerson here brings a lot of stability for that front going forward.

30. Buffalo Bills: Najee Harris, RB, Alabama

Harris falls in this draft which will surprise some because many have him projected higher. Players fall in the draft that most expect not to. The Bills get a true number one back to add to that deadly offense.

31. Kansas City Chiefs: Teven Jenkins, OT, Oklahoma State

The Chiefs got beat up on the offensive line at the worst time last season and it showed in the Super Bowl. Protecting the half-billion-dollar man should be the top priority and having Jenkins here at 31 is a great value in this mock draft.

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32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Joseph Ossai, EDGE, Texas

Ossai is a nice option here for the Buccaneers as they might lose Shaq Barrett in free agency. They will need a replacement and this is a nice moldable prospect to end the first round.