NFL Network draft expert Daniel Jeremiah: Tough for Patriots to pass on QB at No. 3

In his newest mock draft, NFL Network analyst and ex-scout Daniel Jeremiah projected the Patriots will draft Ohio State huge receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. at No. 3 total.

But does that imply Jeremiah believes the Pats ought to move on a quarterback?

Not so quick.

In a convention name with reporters Thursday, Jeremiah defined the thought course of behind his projection, whereas admitting the staff has a tough alternative forward regardless of how the highest two picks play out.

“I think obviously they’ll do their homework on all of the different options there. To me, it would be tough to pass on a quarterback,” Jeremiah stated. “You’re not guaranteed to be up here again. There’s no guarantee of what future years, what it looks like at the position. I think you’ve got three guys that are worthy of consideration there.”

One of these quarterbacks — USC’s Caleb Williams, North Carolina’s Drake Maye and LSU senior Jayden Daniels — will probably be accessible when the Patriots are scheduled to select at third total. Williams has lengthy been thought to be the highest prospect — not to mention quarterback — on this class. Experts are break up on whether or not Maye or Daniels is the second-best passer within the draft, although each are universally seen as top-10 picks.

Jeremiah ranks Maye barely forward of Daniels, who gained the Heisman Trophy final 12 months after producing one of the crucial spectacular statistical seasons in school soccer historical past. Maye ranks fourth total on his massive board, adopted by Daniels at No. 5.

“The ability, the size, the arm strength, the athleticism, the play-making stuff, it’s all there (for Maye),” Jeremiah stated.

Meanwhile, Harrison Jr. is his second-ranked participant. At 6-foot-4 and 205 kilos, Harrison is a refined, well-rounded prospect thought to be one of the best receiver to return out of faculty soccer in years. All three gamers are additionally elite athletes, who Jeremiah believes might assist rejuvenate the Patriots franchise.