2017 NFL Mock Draft: Updated Projections for 1st-Round Prospects

January 13, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Only eight teams remain in the NFL playoffs, which means everyone else is focused on how to improve for the future.
The most notable event in the offseason is the NFL draft, which offers every team the chance to potentially turn around its fortunes. We might not know how the picks pay off for a few years, but it's never too early to make predictions.
Although a lot will change in the coming months, here are early projections for the first round of the 2017 draft.
Notable Picks San Francisco 49ers: Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson
There are a lot of different ways to evaluate a quarterback.
Deshaun Watson might not have the strongest arm, but he is accurate and can make all the throws required of him. He can also make plays with his legs, putting a lot of pressure on an opposing defense.
However, the biggest compliment you can give Watson is that when the game is on the line, you want the ball in his hands.
Most fans watched his impr...

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