The Serby Mock 4.0 will buy the hype for Mac Jones to the 49ers, but as always reserves the right to change its mind in Mock 5.0.
For the fourth consecutive time, Zach Wilson to the Jets, and an “all gas, no break” defensive player new coach Robert Saleh will love. And this time we give the Giants a player who projects as an elite pass rusher, a staple of Big Blue teams of yesteryear.
No trades again in this one, picks 1-25:
New coach Urban Meyer is living a charmed life. Feed the kid, he’s too skinny.
Groundhog Day in Florham Park: out with the old franchise quarterback, in with the new. This one has ridiculous arm talent. Now it’s up to GM Joe Douglas and Saleh to get him better protectors and playmakers.
3. San Francisco 49ers: Mac Jones (QB, Alabama)
This won’t be a popular pick in the Bay area, but if coach Kyle Shanahan truly has a conviction that he best fits his system, he’ll succeed Jimmy GQ in 2022.
4. Atlanta Falcons: Trey Lance (QB, North Dakota State)
Broncos GM George Paton could be making this pick, but if he isn’t, let’s let rookie coach Arthur Smith develop his raw QB of the future behind Matt Ryan for as long as it may take.
5. Cincinnati Bengals: Ja’Marr Chase (WR, LSU)
What Joe Burrow wants, Joe Burrow gets. And Joe Burrow wants to throw the…