65. Jacksonville Jaguars Select-Ben Cleveland-G-University of Georgia
Jacksonville needs protection in the offensive line with Trevor Lawrence now at quarterback and Ben Cleveland is the perfect fit for Jacksonville. He's a mammoth of a human being with freakish athleticism and strength and should carve out an early role in the Jacksonville interior and will likely get a starting job before midseason.
66. New York Jets Select-Chazz Surratt-LB-North Carolina University
The New York Jets need to turn towards their defense at some point as they also lacked on the defensive side as well. Chazz Surrat is a huge steal here in the 3rd round and is a do-it-all linebacker for the Jets. He's raw but his potential as a blitzer is tremendous and should be a plug-n-play player in the Jets linebacking corps.
67. Houston Texans Select-Richie Grant-S-University of Central Florida
The Houston Texans finally have a pick in the 2021 draft and they have issues all over that football team so they go after the best defender available in Richie Grant. He's a ball hawking safety that made Central Florida's defense very formidable in 2020 and will boost the turnover production for the Texans early in his career.
68. Atlanta Falcons Select-Ifeatu Melifonwu-CB-Syracuse University
Atlanta needs cornerback depth in their secondary and Ifeatu Melifonwu is the perfect selection here in the 3rd round. Melifonwu is a very big cornerback that brings excellent athleticism. He has the talent to be a reliable starter in the secondary early in his career and a higher ceiling than most cornerbacks this late in the draft.
69. Cincinnati BengaLS Select-Jamin Davis-LB-Univeristy of Kentucky
The Bengals defense needs some more help at the linebacker position and Jamin Davis fills that void for them. He's raw but freakishly athletic and has the potential to develop into a quality player with more reps at the position.
70. Philadelphia Eagles Select-Tyson Campbell-CB-University of Georgia
The Eagles grabbed Trevon Moehrig-Woodard to solidify the safety position and now they grab one of the most athletic corners in the draft. Tyson Campbell is a very tall cornerback that thrived in press coverage and has the potential to develop into a very reliable cornerback in Philadelphia's defense.
71. Atlanta Falcons (Via Broncos) Select-Teven Jenkins-OT-Oklahoma State University
The Falcons have been investing draft picks in their offensive line for the last few years and still don't have answers to their unit and grabbing quality depth for the line
72. Detroit Lions Select-Jamar Johnson-S-University of Indiana
The Lions go for defensive secondary help by selecting Jamar Johnson. Johnson is an athletic safety with a high football IQ and shouldn't find himself competing very long for the starting job in Detroit.
73. Carolina Panthers Select-Baron Browning-LB-Ohio State University
The Panthers get linebacker depth to try and fill the hole left behind by Luke Kuechly. Baron Browning is an athletic thumper who will make an early impact as a blitzer.
74. Washington Football Team (Via 49ers) Select-Shaun Wade-CB-Ohio State University
Washington continues to rebuild the secondary with Tyson Campbell. He brings excellent size and athleticism but is a raw prospect. With time and reps however, he could develop into a starter within his rookie contract.
75. Dallas Cowboys Select-Josh Myers-C-Ohio State University
The Dallas Cowboys need to address the interior of the offensive line and grabbing Josh Myers is a great pick in the 3rd. He can play center or guard and should be competing for a starting job midseason.
76. New York Giants Select-Hamilcar Rashed II-EDGE-Oregon State University
The Giants doubled down on their pass rush in Day by grabbing a value pick in Hamilcar Rashed II. He's an explosive pass rusher that brings great speed and length to the position and could be a starter week one for Giants.
Patriots pick is forfeited
77. Los Angeles Chargers Select-Trey Sermon-RB-Ohio State University
The Chargers need to find a reliable running back to take the pressure off of Justin Herbert. Trey Sermon was a dominant presence for Ohio State with his size and speed and will be a great change of pace for an offense that lacks a powerful running back.
78. Minnesota Vikings Select-Sadarius Hutcherson-G-University of South Carolina
The Vikings need to continue their offensive line rebuild and Sadarius Hutcherson fits what they're trying to do in Minnesota. He's an athletic guard that plays with aggression and should find a starting spot midseason for the Vikings.
80. Las Vegas Raiders (Via Cardinals) Select-Jaylen Twyman-DT-University of Pittsburgh
The Raiders could use another addition of talent into the defensive interior and Jaylen Twyman would be a great fit in Las Vegas. He's a powerful interior rusher that has the potential to boost the Raiders interior pass rush and should fit nicely into their rotation.
81. Las Vegas Raiders Select-David Moore-C-Grambling State University
The Raiders continue their offensive line rebuild by adding one of the most athletic and aggressive centers in the draft. He's one of the few players in the 3rd round that can come into Raiders offensive line and start immediately and could develop into a reliable player early in his career.
82. Miami Dolphins Select-Bobby Brown III-DT-Texas A&M University
The Dolphins continue to add to their defense by grabbing Bobby Brown III. He's a big defensive tackle that flashes great athleticism and toughness and should make an impact on the defensive line early as a run stuffer.
83. Washington Football Team Select-Rashod Bateman-WR-University of Minnesota
Washington has to grab a receiver in this draft Rashod Bateman is the best one available. He has good hands and was very productive for the Golden Gophers. He will battle for a starting spot in the wide receiver corps and should find his way into 3rd recover spot in Washington
84. Chicago Bears Select-Tylan Wallace-WR-Oklahoma State University
The Chicago Bears grabbed a speedy receiver in Tylann Wallace who was an exceptional playmaker for Oklahoma State. He gives the Bears quality depth and will likely find his way into a starting role within his first couple years.
85. Philadelphia Eagles (Via Colts)-Aaron Banks-G-University of Notre Dame
The Eagles offensive line crumbled last season and getting another player for depth is a huge need. Aaron Banks is a powerful guard that will help Jalen Hurts not feel pressure up the middle on passing downs and should find a starting role within his rookie year.
86. Tennessee Titans Select-Paris Ford-S-University of Pittsburgh
The Titans need to grab depth in the secondary and Paris Ford is a great option in the secondary. He's a malicious hitter with good ball skills and could work himself into a starting role within his first few years in the league.
87. New York Jets (Via Seahawks) Select-Paddy Fisher-LB-Northwestern University
The Jets continue rebuilding the linebacking corps with Paddy Fisher. Fisher is a very instinctual player with a knack for causing turnovers. He and Surratt could form a nice linebacker tandem and give them one of the more lethal duos in the AFC East.
88. Pittsburgh Steelers Select-Michael Carter-RB-North Carolina University
Michael Carter played lightning to fellow Tar Heel Javonte Williams thunder and showed that he can turn any play into a house call when he has daylight. He gives the Steelers a very reliable receiving threat out of the backfield and will be a factor in the Steelers running game early.
89. Los Angeles Rams Select-Spencer Brown-OT-University of Northern Iowa
The Los Angeles Rams need to find a replacement for Andrew Whitworth and Spencer Brown in the 3rd is a great option. He's a developmental player but he has an incredibly high ceiling and allowing him to learn behind one of the best could mean a smooth transition.
90. Cleveland Browns Select-Darius sTills-DT-University of West Virginia
The Browns double down in the 3rd on the defensive line by grabbing Darius Stills. He's a highly aggressive run defender with the ability to develop more as a pass rusher and should find a starting role with his first few seasons.
91. Minnesota Vikings (Via Ravens) Select-Marvin Wilson-DT-Florida State University
The Vikings grabbed defensive line help in free agency but getting another player for the rotation is a priority. Marvin Wilson is a big and athletic defensive tackle that will make an impact in run defense.
92. Cleveland Browns (Via Saints) Select-Shakur Brown-CB-Michigan State University
The Browns could use some cornerback depth on their roster and Shakur Brown is a great pick here in the 3rd. He has great ball skills and is competitive and will make a difference early in Cleveland's cornerback rotation.
93. Green Bay Packers Select-Marlon Tuipulotu-DT-University of Southern California
The Packers needed depth in the defensive line with Kenny Clark being the real option in the middle of their defensive line. Marlon Tuipulotu is a big and powerful interior lineman that can eat up blocks, allowing opportunities for linebackers to blitz.
94. Buffalo Bills select-Hunter Long-TE-Boston College
The Bills need to add another tight end to the roster and Hunter Long would certainly help Josh Allen when needing a safety valve. Long is a reliable pass catcher and blocker and will likely win the starting job midseason.
95. Kansas City Selects-Pete Werner-LB-Ohio State University
The Chiefs have to improve their run defense and getting linebacker help will be helpful. Pete Werner is a hard hitting linebacker that loves attacking the line of scrimmage will find himself in the rotation and eventually a starting spot with his rookie deal.
96. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Select-Chuba Hubbard-RB-Oklahoma State University
Tampa Bay needs to get running back depth as Fournette and Ronald Jones are likely to leave in free agency within the next couple years. Hubbard was a force for Oklahoma State during his time there and his style of play makes him a great fit in Tampa's running back rotation.
*97. New York Giants Select-Jaret Patterson-RB-University of Buffalo
The Giants let go of Wayne Gallman after backing up Saqoun Barkley when he went down with his injury and Jaret Patterson would be a great player to replace Gallman. He's a small but electric runner who plays a similar type of style to Barkley as a homerun threat.
*98. Los Angeles Chargers Select-Victor Dimukeje-EDGE-Duke University
The Chargers pass rush could use another player in the rotation and Dimukeje is a great selection. He's a strong edge presence who stouts against the run and should find himself getting playing time early in his rookie year.
*99. New Orleans Saints Select-Kyle Trask-QB-University of Florida
The Saints quarterback situation got very interesting after Drew Brees retired and leaving this draft without at least addressing it would be near criminal. Trask is a big bodied quarterback and that showed a lot of potential at 2020 throwing the ball with good accuracy and touch.
*100. Dallas Cowboys Select-Elerson SMith-EDGE-University of Northern Iowa
The Cowboys need more depth in their pass rush and Elerson Smith would certainly give them that in 2021. He's an athletic defensive end with good arm length and pursuit speed off the edge and should find a starting spot within his 1st two years.
*101. Tennessee Titans Select-Patrick Johnson-Edge-Tulane University
The Titans have been looking for more pass rush for a few seasons now and getting Patrick Johnson in the 3rd would be a great pick. He's been very productive at Tulane and brings good technique to the position and will be a productive rotation player his rookie year.
*102. Detroit Lions (Via Rams) Select-Walker Little-OT-Stanford University
The Detroit Lions need offensive tackle depth and Walker Little is a great fit for them. He's a very smart and instinctual player and will likely find his way into the starting lineup within his rookie year and develop into a reliable lineman in his career.
*103. San Francisco 49ers Select-Hamsah Nasirldeen-S-Florida State University
The 49ers need safety depth and they grab a major steal in the draft in Hamsah Nasirildeen. Nasirldeen is a great athlete and quality safety would have been a top 50 selection if not for an ACL injury. He immediately improves their secondary when healthy and will be a big hitter in the backfield in run defense.
*104. Los Angeles Rams Select-Ronnie Perkins-Edge-UNiversity of Oklahoma
The Rams need to add pass rush depth off the edge and Ronnie Perkins would be excellent added depth. He's athletic and flexible and made his presence felt in the BIG-12 and should be a productive edge rusher playing next to Aaron Donald.
*105. Baltimore Ravens Select-Dazz Newsome-WR-North Carolina University
The Ravens have adamant about adding receiver help and getting Dazz is a good step in that direction. He's a great route-runner and a playmaker who had plenty of production for the Tar Heels. He will challenge for a starting role in Baltimore early and could be a very reliable receiver early in his rookie year.
*106. New Orleans Saints Select-Divine Deablo-LB/S-Virginia Tech University
The Saints need help on defense and Divine Deablo could be a great piece to their defense. He's an exceptional athlete that is very raw but offers potential as a hybrid defender. He's added depth at two positions and could see extended playing time towards the end of the season.