NFL Draft 2017: Updated Order and 1st-Round Mock Draft Predictions

January 9, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If your team didn't make the playoffs or just lost in the wild-card round, you're probably consuming mock drafts with regularity at this point. Let me provide you with one more to help soothe your blues, along with a closer look at the three most intriguing prospects in this draft.
Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M
Lance Zierlein of NFL.com said that Myles Garrett's physical profile reminded him of Julius Peppers. One scout called Garrett "a healthy, hard-working Jadeveon Clowney," per Matt Miller of Bleacher Report. Another scout told Miller that Garrett "looked like Jevon Kearse as a junior."
A high school junior, that is.
So yes, the comparisons are flattering for Garrett, but the reason he is the likely top overall pick in this draft is because he has the ability to one day become the source of the comparisons. One day, we'll probably write of another young defensive end: "Oh, this kid has the look of a Myles G...

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