NFL Draft 2022: Giants pick best offensive lineman; Jets get ‘potential superstar’; Eagles upgrade offense in latest 1st-round mock

The 2022 NFL Draft is shaping up to be all about three teams: the New York Giants, New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles.

Both the Giants and Jets will have a pair of top-10 picks while the Eagles will have three of the first 19 selections.

Here’s what NFL.com predicted in its latest first-round mock.

Jets

The Jets have a pair of first-round picks in 2022: their own, plus one from the Seattle Seahawks as part of the Jamal Adams trade.

4. Gardner SauceBC, Cincinnati

The long, rangy cover corner with a polished game will remind Jets fans of Antonio Cromartie in his prime.

10. (from SEA) Kyle HamiltonS, Our Lady

Hamilton has superstar potential as a versatile chess piece with the ability to play anywhere, from the deep middle to the box.

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Giants

The Giants have a pair of first-round picks in 2022: their own, plus one from the Chicago Bears as part of the deal which sent Justin Fields to the Windy City and Kadarius Toney to the Big Apple.

5. Evan NealOT, Alabama

Neal is an XXXL edge blocker with outstanding technique and tools.

7. (from CHI) Jermaine Johnson IIEDGE, Florida State

Johnson is a dynamic pass rusher with the combination of speed, quickness and hand skills to whip opponents on the edge.

Eagles

The Eagles are sitting on three first-round picks: their own, plus one from the Miami Dolphins in the DeVonta Smith trade and one from the Indianapolis Colts in the Carson Wentz trade.

15. (from MIA) Chris OlaveWR, Ohio State

Possessing multiple first-round picks, the Eagles could use one to upgrade their receiver corps with a polished route runner who boasts big-play potential.

16. (from IND) Kyler GordonBC, Washington

Gordon is a technician with the athleticism, footwork and ball skills to thrive in a man-or zone-based scheme.

19. Tyler LinderbaumC, Iowa

Linderbaum is a technician with the footwork and hand skills to shine at the pivot as a pro.

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Mike Rosenstein may be reached at mrosenstein@njadvancemedia.com.

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