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NFL Mock Draft Roundup: How The Experts See Tonight's 1st Round Playing Out

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In a few short hours, the NFL Draft begins, an event that brings together NFL fans looking to see what the future holds for their teams, and college football fans hoping for the best for their favorite players. We have a decent idea of how the first two picks will play out, after the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles traded up into the top two spots in the draft. The almost universal belief is that the Rams will take Cal's Jared Goff, and Philly takes North Dakota State's Carson Wentz.

After those two picks, however, it is a total crapshoot. The San Diego Chargers sit in the third spot, and could go in a number of different directions, including a trade. Their decision, which many believe lies between Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey and Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil, will dictate how the entire rest of the Draft plays out. Oregon's DeForest Buckner is also popping up as a trendy pick for the Chargers.

With the clock ticking down, experts around the industry have been filing their final mock drafts. Here is how many of them see those crucial first few picks playing out.

1. Los Angeles Rams:

The Big Lead – Jason McIntyre: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
Bleacher Report – Matt Miller: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
CBS Sports (Unanimous): Jared Goff, QB, Cal
NFL.com – Daniel Jeremiah, Charley Casserly: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
Pro Football Focus – Cris Collinsworth: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
SB Nation – Dan Kadar: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
Sports Illustrated – Don Banks, Chris Burke, Greg Bedard: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
Sports Illustrated – Doug Farrar: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
USA Today – Nate Davis: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
Walter Football – Walter Cherepinsky: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
Yahoo Sports (Unanimous): Jared Goff, QB, Cal

2. Philadelphia Eagles:

The Big Lead – Jason McIntyre: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
Bleacher Report – Matt Miller: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
CBS Sports (Unanimous): Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
NFL.com – Daniel Jeremiah, Charley Casserly: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
Pro Football Focus – Cris Collinsworth: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
SB Nation – Dan Kadar: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
Sports Illustrated – Don Banks, Chris Burke, Greg Bedard: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
Sports Illustrated – Doug Farrar: Jared Goff, QB, Cal
USA Today – Nate Davis: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
Walter Football – Walter Cherepinsky: Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU
Yahoo Sports (Unanimous): Carson Wentz, QB, NDSU

3. San Diego Chargers:

The Big Lead – Jason McIntyre: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Bleacher Report – Matt Miller: Ronnie Stanley, OT, ND
CBS Sports – Pete Prisco, Jared Dubin: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
CBS Sports – Rob Rang: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
CBS Sports – Dane Brugler: Ronnie Stanley, OT, ND
CBS Sports – Will Brinson: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU (traded pick to Jacksonville)
NFL.com – Daniel Jeremiah: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
NFL.com – Charley Casserly: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
Pro Football Focus – Cris Collinsworth: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
SB Nation – Dan Kadar: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
Sports Illustrated – Chris Burke, Greg Bedard: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
Sports Illustrated – Don Banks: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Sports Illustrated – Doug Farrar: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
USA Today – Nate Davis: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
Walter Football – Walter Cherepinsky: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
Yahoo Sports – Eric Edholm, Shaun King: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Yahoo Sports – Frank Schwab: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss

4. Dallas Cowboys:

The Big Lead – Jason McIntyre: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
Bleacher Report – Matt Miller: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
CBS Sports – Dane Brugler, Pete Prisco, Jared Dubin: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
CBS Sports – Rob Rang, Will Brinson: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
NFL.com – Daniel Jeremiah: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
NFL.com – Charley Casserly: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, OSU
Pro Football Focus – Cris Collinsworth: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
SB Nation – Dan Kadar: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Sports Illustrated – Chris Burke, Doug Farrar, Greg Bedard: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Sports Illustrated – Don Banks: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, OSU
USA Today – Nate Davis: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Walter Football – Walter Cherepinsky: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
Yahoo Sports – Eric Edholm, Shaun King: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, OSU
Yahoo Sports – Frank Schwab: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU

5. Jacksonville Jaguars:

The Big Lead – Jason McIntyre: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
Bleacher Report – Matt Miller: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
CBS Sports – Dane Brugler, Jared Dubin: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
CBS Sports – Rob Rang: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU
CBS Sports – Pete Prisco: DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
CBS Sports – Will Brinson: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss (traded pick to San Diego)
NFL.com – Daniel Jeremiah, Charley Casserly: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
Pro Football Focus – Cris Collinsworth: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
SB Nation – Dan Kadar: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
Sports Illustrated – Don Banks, Chris Burke: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
Sports Illustrated – Doug Farrar: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, OSU
Sports Illustrated – Greg Bedard: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
USA Today – Nate Davis: Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
Walter Football – Walter Cherepinsky: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
Yahoo Sports – Eric Edholm: Joey Bosa, DE, OSU
Yahoo Sports – Shaun King: Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
Yahoo Sports – Frank Schwab: Jalen Ramsey, DB, FSU

The two famous ESPN draft experts Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay's full mock drafts are available to ESPN Insider subscribers. Kiper has Goff, Wentz, and Tunsil going in the first three picks, while McShay's top ten picks were tweeted by ESPN earlier:

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