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NFL Draft Best Available: Top Remaining Players in Round 1 of NFL Draft

Max Staley
NFL Draft best remaining: Mac Jones is one of the best remaining players in the 2021 NFL Draft.
NFL Draft best remaining: Mac Jones is one of the best remaining players in the 2021 NFL Draft. / Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
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The 2021 NFL Draft was pretty chalky for the first six or seven picks, but we've started to see teams make some pretty surprising moves since. The Chicago Bears trading up to select Ohio State's Justin Fields at No. 11 certainly fits the bill.

And with a ton of high-level talent still on the board, NFL fans should get ready for an action packed night. With the Minnesota Vikings currently on the clock at No. 14 overall as of the writing of this article, here are the best remaining players in Round 1 of the 2021 NFL Draft, according to Mel Kiper's rankings.

NFL Draft Best Available Round 1

1. Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, LB, Notre Dame Fighting Irish

2. Alijah Vera-Tucker, OG/OT, USC Trojans

3. Mac Jones, QB, Alabama Crimson Tide

4. Trevon Moehrig, S, TCU Horned Frogs

5. Kwity Paye, EDGE, Michigan Wolverines

6. Caleb Farley, CB, Virginia Tech Hokies

7. Christian Darrisaw, OT, Virginia Tech Hokies

8. Jaelan Phillips, EDGE, Miami Hurricanes

NFL Draft So Far

9. Travis Etienne, RB, Clemson Tigers

10. Elijah Moore, WR, Ole Miss Rebels

11. Greg Newsome II, CB, Northwestern Wildcats

12. Jamin Davis, LB, Kentucky Wildcats

13. Teven Jenkins, OT, Oklahoma State Cowboys

14. Zaven Collins, LB, Tulsa Golden Hurricanes

15. Najee Harris, RB, Alabama Crimson Tide

16. Rashod Bateman, WR, Minnesota Golden Gophers

17. Christian Barmore, DT, Alabama Crimson Tide

18. Azeez Ojulari, EDGE, Georgia Bulldogs

19. Kadarius Toney, WR, Florida Gators


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Max Staley is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Max Staley also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username mstaley1212. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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