Peter King: There’s ‘No Normal’ in This Year’s NFL Draft
King is back with another mock draft before Thursday night.
Here’s what we know for a fact about the NFL Draft: it will be taking place Thursday night.
Here’s what we don’t know: everything else.
According to his latest mock draft, NFL expert Peter King believes the Cleveland Browns will draft USC quarterback Sam Darnold with the first overall pick and prove the pundits who think they will be picking QB Josh Allen wrong. However, King isn’t all that confident in his prediction.
“All I can say is, good luck to anyone who bets on the first pick in the draft based on my waffling logic,” King writes. “There is no normal in the 2018 NFL Draft, where waffling logic and super-secret general managers make predictions nearly impossible.”
Keeping that disclaimer in mind, King predicts the Giants will take Penn State running back Saquon Barkley with the second pick, the Jets will select quarterback Josh Rosen of UCLA at No. 3 and Cleveland will go with N.C. State edge rusher Bradley Chubb at No. 4 overall.
From there, King has Arizona trading up with Denver to take quarterback Baker Mayfield at No. 5 and Buffalo trading up with Indianapolis to select Allen at No. 6.
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