I think this is the least we knew about a draft class going into draft day that I can remember. This 2022 class is really, really interesting. There are not a lot of consensus first round talents, a normal year would see about 20 to 23 first round grades whereas this year could have as low as 14 depending on the team. The first round, especially the second half, could be extremely chaotic.
Here is my first and only full first round mock draft, with trades, for this season. It’s a mixture of what I think will happen and what I would do. That’s the only way to approach this class. Nothing would surprise me, and I think fans should avoid overreacting to whatever happens tonight. No one knows how this class will work out. Let’s get to it, and see how the New Orleans Saints turned out: