LA Chargers add franchise left tackle in full first-round mock draft

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The Indianapolis Colts keep a first-round corner from falling to the LA Chargers

20. Atlanta Falcons: Azeez Ojulari, EDGE, Georgia

The Falcons are obviously committing to Matt Ryan by trading down in the draft and they add to the defense with the Chicago Bears’ original selection.

Atlanta gets one of the best edge rushers in the draft that will help bolster a defense that ranked 23 in the league in total sacks. Not only does he fill a need on the defensive side of the ball, but he is a hometown prospect coming from Georgia.

21. Greg Newsome, CB, Northwestern

Greg Newsome was named as a potential first-round talent that could fall to the LA Chargers in the second round in a previous article. While the difference between the 21st and 47th pick is huge, part of the reason why Newsome is getting picked this early is because of the injury concerns to Caleb Farley.

In reality, the chances of Newsome falling to the Chargers in the second round are slim, but I would not be surprised if he falls lower than 21 and makes it to the early second round.

22. Tennessee Titans: Rashod Bateman, WR, Minnesota

The Tennessee Titans lost Corey Davis in free agency this offseason and instead of addressing a disappointing defense, I think they will replace Davis with a first-round wide receiver in Rashod Bateman.

The NFL is an offensive league and with the best running game in the league and not the largest Super Bowl window, the Titans go all-in on the offense with Rashod Bateman in the hopes of landing defensive pieces later in the draft.