● By Luke Easterling

Accuracy: 23.32%173rd Place
So close, yet still so far away. The 2021 NFL draft will arrive next week, and with it, the culmination of one of the most unique predraft processes we’ve ever seen. Teams and prospects alike have had to navigate the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, opt-outs and shortened seasons, virtual interviews, and more. We didn’t even have an NFL Scouting Combine.

Top Players Not Included

These players appear in the top 32 of our

Consensus Big Board

, but do not show up in this mock.