2022 NFL Mock Draft: Round 6

Last update: Sunday, April 24, 2022. Changes across seven rounds.
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  1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Derion Kendrick, CB, Georgia
    The Jaguars have yet to address cornerback in this mock, and I’m sure they’ll want to do that during the 2022 NFL Draft.

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  2. Detroit Lions: Delarrin Turner-Yell, S, Oklahoma
    The Lions brought in more safeties to top-30 visits than any other position.

    Pick change; previously Dai’Jean Dixon, WR

  3. New York Giants: Daniel Wright, S, Alabama
    The Giants should be looking to add some much-needed secondary depth.

  4. Houston Texans: Verone McKinley, S, Oregon
    Here’s some more secondary help for a team that desperately needs it.

    Pick change; previously Khalil Shakir, WR

  5. Minnesota Vikings: Smoke Monday, S, Auburn
    The Vikings could address safety as early as No. 12 overall with Kyle Hamilton. They’ll need depth if they don’t find a new starter.

    Smoke Monday has great tackling ability.

    Pick change; previously Percy Butler, S

  6. Buffalo Bills: Tyler Goodson, RB, Iowa
    The Bills could obtain a running back earlier than this, given the number of meetings they’ve had with players at the position leading up to the draft.

    Tyler Goodson was much faster than expected at the combine.

  7. Chicago Bears: Josh Jobe, CB, Alabama
    The Bears have a number of huge holes, one of which is cornerback.

    Josh Jobe is a big, athletic cornerback with tremendous upside.

    Pick change; previously Gregory Junior, CB

  8. San Francisco 49ers: Jaylen Watson, CB, Washington State
    The 49ers seem likely to double up at cornerback, given their woes there last year.

    Pick change; previously Joshua Williams, CB

  9. Jacksonville Jaguars: Josh Ali, WR, Kentucky
    The Jaguars may add to their receiving corps late in the draft, just to make sure Trevor Lawrence has all the weapons he needs.

  10. Washington Redskins: Cole Strange, G, UT-Chattanooga
    The Redskins lost Brandon Scherff, so they’ll need to find a new guard to help Carson Wentz.

  11. Atlanta Falcons: Xavier Newman-Johnson, G, Baylor
    The Falcons could stand to draft multiple offensive linemen, given their blocking problems.

  12. Minnesota Vikings: Jermaine Waller, CB, Virginia Tech
    The Vikings could stand to add more depth at cornerback, given their problems at the position.

    Jermaine Waller has been a ballhawking cornerback in 2021, notching three interceptions in the early stages of the season.

    Pick change; previously Marcus Jones, CB

  13. Minnesota Vikings: Cameron Goode, LB, California
    Minnesota will also be looking for depth at linebacker, and the front office has shown interest in this prospect.

  14. Dallas Cowboys: Malik Davis, RB, Florida
    Ezekiel Elliott may not last much longer in Dallas, given his decline in production, so the Cowboys may want to find some depth behind Tony Pollard.

  15. New Orleans Saints: Damarion Williams, CB, Houston
    The Saints have yet to address the secondary, which is something they’ll have to do at some point.

  16. Los Angeles Chargers: Jaivon Heiligh, WR, Coastal Carolina
    The Chargers will be looking for a speedy threat at receiver at some point.

  17. Baltimore Ravens: Damone Clark, LB, LSU
    Damone Clark would be a second-round pick under normal circumstances. Unfortunately, spinal surgery will push him into late-round or UDFA territory.

    Pick change; previously Cam Taylor-Britt, CB

  18. Jacksonville Jaguars: Leon O’Neal Jr., S, Texas A&M
    Here’s more secondary depth for the Jaguars, who will need to stop Matt Ryan and A.J. Brown to compete for the divisional title.

  19. Jacksonville Jaguars: Micah McFadden, LB, Indiana
    Jacksonville’s linebacking corps has been horrible since Telvin Smith retired. Multiple players are needed.

  20. Carolina Panthers: Jerome Ford, RB, Cincinnati
    The Panthers have met with a number of running backs this month, so they’ll likely draft one at some point, given Christian McCaffrey’s injury issues.

  21. New England Patriots: Chase Lucas, CB, Arizona State
    The Patriots are really hurting at cornerback, especially when it comes to depth, so they could draft three players at the position.

  22. Arizona Cardinals: Kyren Williams, RB, Notre Dame
    The Cardinals lost Chase Edmonds, so they’ll be looking to add a running back at some point.

  23. Cleveland Browns: Tre Turner, WR, Virginia Tech
    It wouldn’t be a surprise if the Browns doubled up at receiver.

  24. Buffalo Bills: Mike Woods, WR, Oklahoma
    Jamison Crowder can’t be trusted to stay healthy, so the Bills may take a receiver on Day 3.

  25. Tennessee Titans: Daniel Bellinger, TE, San Diego State
    It wouldn’t surprise me if the Titans added multiple tight ends; they’ve really investigated the position this offseason.

  26. Houston Texans: Myron Cunningham, OT, Arkansas
    The Texans could use some better offensive line depth to protect either Davis Mills or whomever they pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

  27. Denver Broncos: Avery Roberts, LB, Oregon State
    The Broncos lost some linebacker talent this offseason, so they’ll have to find someone new at some point.

  28. Houston Texans: Tyree Johnson, DE/OLB, Texas A&M
    The Texans acquired an edge rusher earlier in this mock, but they’ll have to find more pass-rushing help.

  29. Pittsburgh Steelers: Joey Blount, S, Virginia
    The Steelers could stand to add some depth in their secondary.

  30. Cincinnati Bengals: Eric Johnson, DT, Missouri State
    The Bengals could stand to add more defensive line depth late in the draft.

  31. New England Patriots: Emeka Emezie, WR, N.C. State
    New England traded for DeVante Parker, but the team is still expected to address receiver in the 2022 NFL Draft.

  32. Los Angeles Rams: Leonard Johnson, CB, Duke
    The Rams are looking into acquiring another cornerback via free agency. If they don’t, they could take a corner with this pick.

  33. Los Angeles Rams: Neil Farrell, DT, LSU
    Los Angeles could use one of its third-day selections to acquire some defensive line depth.

  34. Atlanta Falcons: Kalia Davis, LB, Central Florida
    The Falcons lost some talent at linebacker this offseason, so they’ll need to find replacements.

  35. San Angeles Chargers: Keidron Smith, CB, Ole Miss
    The Chargers could easily address their cornerback situation earlier than this.

  36. Arizona Cardinals: Chris Owens, G/C/OT, Alabama
    The Cardinals will need to add some protection to keep Kyler Murray healthy for once.

  37. Indianapolis Colts: Tariquios Tisdale, DE, Ole Miss
    The Colts could stand to add another edge rusher after struggling to get to the quarterback last year.

  38. Detroit Lions: Devin Harper, LB, Oklahoma State
    The Lions could obtain linebacker help earlier than this, but they have so many needs.

    Pick change; previously Cole Turner, TE

  39. Los Angeles Rams: Hassan Haskins, RB, Michigan
    Sony Michel is gone, so the Rams may want to use a late-round choice on a running back.

  40. Tennessee Titans: Max Borghi, RB, Washington State
    The Titans are expected to obtain a capable backup behind Derrick Henry, just in case the stud back gets hurt again.

  41. San Francisco 49ers: Josh Johnson, WR/RB, Tulsa
    Deebo Samuel removed all mention of the 49ers on social media, so San Francisco may try to find a replacement.

  42. San Francisco 49ers: Chris Paul, G, Tulsa
    The 49ers lost Laken Tomlinson this offseason, so a guard will be needed at some point.



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