2022 NFL Draft: Las Vegas Raiders picking late in full first round mock

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Apr 11, 2019, Alameda, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock speaks at a press conference at the Raiders practice facility before the 2019 NFL Draft. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Las Vegas Raiders have gotten off to a 5-2 start to the 2021 NFL season, and here, we take a look at what they could do with the late first round pick.

The 2022 NFL Draft will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, the town it was supposed to take place in before the COVID-19 pandemic took it away. The Las Vegas Raiders currently sit with a 5-2 record entering their bye week, and if the season ended tomorrow, they would be picking very late in the first round.

Here, we take a look at a full first-round mock draft.

2022 NFL Draft: Las Vegas Raiders picking late in full first round mock

1

Kayvon Thibodeaux

Edge,Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions are the worst team in football, and going into Week 8, are still looking for their first win under first-year head coach Dan Campbell. If they continue to play at this pace, they will end up with the No. 1 overall pick, and while tempted to take a quarterback here, Kayvon Thibodeaux is just way too good an edge rushing prospect to pass on.

2

Evan Neal

OT,Philadelphia Eagles

With the pick the Philadelphia Eagles got from the Miami Dolphins, the team decides to bolster the offensive line, adding Evan Neal from Alabama. Neal is widely considered the best offensive lineman in this draft class, and if Jalen Hurts is their guy at quarterback moving forward, now is the time to protect him long-term.

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