2020 NFL Mock Draft: Round 5

Last update: Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Major changes.
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The order of this 2020 NFL Mock Draft is based on the NFL Power Rankings.

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  1. Cincinnati Bengals: Hakeem Adeniji, G, Kansas
    Cincinnati has to continue to upgrade its offensive line, which has been problematic over the past several years.

    Hakeem Adeniji may have to move to guard. He projects best in a zone-blocking scheme.

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    Pick change; previously Yasir Durant, OT



  2. Carolina Panthers: DaVon Hamilton, DT, Ohio State
    The Panthers can turn the Kyle Allen pick into someone who can help their defensive line in the wake of Gerald McCoy’s departure.



  3. Detroit Lions: Shyheim Carter, CB, Alabama
    The Lions could address their secondary as early as No. 3 overall with Jeff Okudah. They’ll need two new corners in the wake of the Darius Slay trade.



  4. New York Giants: Yasir Durant, OT, Missouri
    The Giants should add multiple blockers to make sure Daniel Jones is as well protected as possible.

    Yasir Durant has work ethic problems, but is a talented prospect.

    Pick change; previously Marcus Norman, OT





  5. Los Angeles Chargers: Scottie Phillips, RB, Ole Miss
    The Chargers will look into adding a new running back to pair with Austin Ekeler.

    Scottie Phillips has some questions about being a three-down runner, but he has a good combination of power and quickness.

    Pick change; previously Jared Hilbers, OT





  6. Miami Dolphins: J.J. Taylor, RB, Arizona
    Given the lack of talent at running back, I could see the Dolphins drafting two players at the position.

    J.J. Taylor could be used like Tarik Cohen in the NFL.



  7. Carolina Panthers: Calvin Throckmorton, G/C/OT, Oregon
    The Panthers need to bolster their offensive line so they can protect the injury-prone Teddy Bridgewater as well as possible.





  8. Miami Dolphins: T.J. Carter, CB, Memphis
    The Dolphins have two stellar cornerbacks, but could use a third talented corner in the slot.



  9. Buffalo Bills: Tyre Phillips, OT, Mississippi State
    The Bills could stand to add some more talent to their mediocre offensive line.





  10. San Francisco 49ers: Robert Windsor, DT, Penn State
    The 49ers could take their DeForest Buckner replacement as early as No. 13 overall.

    Pick change; previously Quintez Cephus, WR



  11. Jacksonville Jaguars: Ben Cleveland, G, Georgia
    It would be a big mistake if the Jaguars exited the 2020 NFL Draft without two new offensive linemen.

    Pick change; previously Kalija Lipscomb, WR








  12. New York Jets: Stephen Guidry, WR, Mississippi State
    The Jets could double up on receivers, given the lack of talent at the position.

    Stephen Guidry has great size (6-4, 190) and nice upside.

    Pick change; previously Binjimen Victor, WR



  13. Las Vegas Raiders: Cole McDonald, QB, Hawaii
    The Raiders could use an early- or mid-round pick on a quarterback to groom behind Derek Carr.





  14. Indianapolis Colts: Daelin Hayes, DE, Notre Dame
    The Colts are likely to add multiple defensive linemen in this draft, as they need to improve their pass rush.

    Daelin Hayes has drawn rave reviews for his speed and athleticism while rushing on the edge. He has loads of potential.



  15. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Trishton Jackson, WR, Syracuse
    The Buccaneers may want to add another receiver to go along with Mike Evans and Chris Godwin, just in case one of them gets hurt.

    Pick change; previously Nate Stanley, QB






  16. Washington Redskins: Trey Adams, OT, Washington
    Trey Adams would be a first-round pick if he didn’t have health issues. He’s worth a gamble in Round 5, and the Redskins need to address their offensive line.



  17. Chicago Bears: Malik Harrison, LB, Ohio State
    The Bears lost Nick Kwiatkoski this offseason, so they may spend a pick to replace him.

    Pick change; previously Hakeem Adeniji, G



  18. Dallas Cowboys: Jared Hilbers, OT, Washington
    Travis Frederick’s retirement could have Jerry Jones that he needs an insurance policy behind Tyron Smith, who also has medical issues.

    Pick change; previously Matt Hennessy, C



  19. Jacksonville Jaguars: Darrell Taylor, DE/OLB, Tennessee
    There’s been some chatter about Yannick Ngakoue being traded, so here’s an insurance policy if that happens.

    Pick change; previously Dalton Keene, TE





  20. Philadelphia Eagles: Lamar Jackson, CB, Nebraska
    In addition to linebacker and receiver, the Eagles must also add multiple players to their cornerback group.



  21. Buffalo Bills: Michael Pinckney, LB, Miami
    The Bills could select a linebacker on Day 3 in the wake of Lorenzo Alexander’s retirement.

    Pick change; previously Krys Barnes, LB





  22. Philadelphia Eagles: Stanford Samuels, S/CB, Florida State
    The Eagles may select two safeties with Malcolm Jenkins gone.



  23. New Orleans Saints: Jacob Breeland, TE, Oregon
    Jared Cook doesn’t have much time remaining in the NFL, so the Saints will want to find a young tight end.

    Pick change; previously Matt Bushman, TE



  24. Baltimore Ravens: David Reese, LB, Florida
    Multiple linebackers make sense for the Ravens, given that they’re hurting at the position.



  25. Houston Texans: Brandon Bowen, OT/G, Ohio State
    The Texans must find as many upgrades as possible to their dreadful offensive line.



  26. Detroit Lions: Kalija Lipscomb, WR, Vanderbilt
    Marvin Jones may not be around much longer, so the Lions may target a receiver on Day 3.

    Kalija Lipscomb has drawn some rave reviews from NFL team sources.

    Pick change; previously Marquez Callaway, WR



  27. Miami Dolphins: Matt Bushman, TE, BYU
    The Dolphins plan on using Mike Gesicki in the slot, so they need an inline tight end.

    Pick change; previously Kamren Curl, S



  28. Tennessee Titans: John Hightower, WR, Boise State
    Corey Davis has disappointed thus far, so the Titans could add a receiver at some point.

    Pick change; previously Anthony McFarland Jr., RB



  29. Green Bay Packers: Quintez Cephus, WR, Wisconsin
    Here’s receiver No. 3 for the Packers, who are desperate at the position.

    Pick change; previously Da’Von Hamilton, DE/DT





  30. San Francisco 49ers: Michael Warren II, RB, Cincinnati
    The 49ers will likely lose Matt Breida this offseason, so they may add a running back on the third day of the draft.

    Pick change; previously Darrynton Evans, RB



  31. Kansas City Chiefs: Binjimen Victor, WR, Ohio State
    It doesn’t sound like Sammy Watkins will be back, so the Chiefs may take a replacement on Day 3.

    Pick change; previously John Hightower, WR



  32. Denver Broncos: Trystan Colon-Castillo, C/G, Missouri
    The Broncos have one of the weaker offensive lines in the NFL, so several upgrades will be needed.



  33. Dallas Cowboys: Kamren Curl, S, Arkansas
    The Cowboys need a long-term answer at safety, so they could address the position at this juncture.

    Pick change; previously Reggie Floyd, S





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