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NFL mock draft 2021: Justin Fields, Trey Lance are last pieces in QB puzzle for final projection : While three quarterbacks might have clear landing spots atop the first round of this year's NFL draft, Trey Lance and Justin Fields remain mysteries.

Months of speculation and prognostication are about to give way to actual action in the NFL draft. With the COVID-19 pandemic shifting the very landscape of college football and the scouting process, this year's first round is uniquely challenging to pin down. In last year's final mock draft, I managed to hit on six of the first seven selections. That mark could be tough to match or beat. But with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell set to call out names Thursday night in Cleveland, it's time to lay out the last set of projections. Here's USA TODAY Sports' final first-round NFL mock draft for 2021:

By Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz

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Final Accuracy Score:1410 (20th Place)

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