AFA2018 Mock Draft

By Doug

Welcome to the AFA Season 21 Mock Draft. This year's draft is cranking up to be a crazy one. There is a good possibility that 4 or 5 guys I pick in the mock won't be picked in the 1st round. I tried to balance need vs talent with this thing, but like usual I am sure I will fail more often then not. I am sure there will be a bunch of trades made before the draft kicks off that ruin much of what is below. Enjoy!

1. Kansas City - DE7 Myles Garrett For only the 3rd time in 17 AFA drafts the 1st overall pick matches the fall developmental league's pick. Last time it happened was Scott picking QB Jameis Winston 2 years ago. Despite other guys being higher rated Garrett is the best fit for the Beast as they grab the ultra talented edge rusher. I know this is going way out there on the ledge but I predict the Beast will top their win total from a year ago! You read it here 1st!

2. Indianapolis - RB Alvin Kamara A new era in Indy is underway. Owning 5 of the 1st 39 picks plus last year's 1st pick Carson Wentz should make the rebuild a quick one. Adding the offensive ROY Alvin Kamara and his 6.1 ypc makes this offense extremely tough to deal with and takes a lot of pressure off of the young QB's shoulders.

3. Las Vega$ - CB9 Marshon Lattimore Vega$ gets their pick of stud DBs and takes the play making defensive ROY Lattimore. He'll help the Plague get both better and younger teaming with the Honey Badger in the secondary.

4. Cleveland - CB8 Tra'Davious White The Force want to be a playoff team and adding White will definitely help them get there. Ryan has added a bunch of talent since taking over and looks to get over the hump with whom many thought was the best rookie CB in this year's crop.

5. Arizona - QB Deshaun Watson The Tombstone thought they were set at QB after Peyton Manning's retirement but the Red Rifle has turned out to be a huge misfire. You can't win without quality at the QB position so Scott corrects that with the former Clemson QB Watson. A ridiculous 9.3% td rate and 103 rating make this a match made in the desert.

6. San Diego - T9 Daryl Williams At 42 Tom Brady needs all the protections he can get. The Sun add the mauling Williams in a definite need move. The big man was a slow developer but Carolina again produces a great one.

7. Krakow - RB Kareem Hunt Another team with a bunch of good options. The Kielbasa gladly jump all over Mr. Hunt and add impact at what was an aging RB position. Kareem can also double as a kickoff returner.

8. Albuquerque - QB Case Keenum The Rattlesnakes just missed out on a playoff spot last year and Dino has his crew ready to get there this year. With that in mind the Que take QB Case Keenum to supplant Eli. Hey if he's good enough for John Elway hes good enough for me.

9. Carbon - S8 Marcus Williams In his 1st 2 years Warren has made the playoffs both times including an Alt Bowl appearance. Looking to continue that momentum the Monoxide breathe some new life into their secondary with the breakout star Williams. I am sure Marcus won't duck his defensive responsibilities this time.

10. Pittsburgh - CB8 Kendall Fuller The RoughRiders will have quite a few players to choose from but in the end go with top slot corner Kendall Fuller. There weren't many holes on the Pitt defense and now there might not be any.

11. San Antonio - T8 Ryan Ramczyk The shocking team of Season 20 the Vikings went from 2-16 and the 1st overall pick to an astounding 11-7 and the playoffs all while in the league's toughest division. To keep trending upward Chuck solidifies the Oline with the golden maned Ramczyk to protect Dak and open up holes for the backs.

12. Alaska - OLB7 TJ Watt The Grizzlies take JJ's little brother and add youth to an aging linebacker squad. Alaska as usual is going to field a tough defense.

13. Chicago - RB Leonard Fournette Filling a major hole the Caravan add the old school work horse in Fournette. He can grind the short yardage and still break the huge run. Aaron Rodgers will welcome this pick with arms wide open.

14. Hollywood - CB8 Trevor Williams The Stars were finally back in the Alt Bowl mix last year and don't have plans to leave anytime soon. Williams is a huge addition to the defense as he finally got out from under the shadows of Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson and proved he was the best of the bunch.

15. New York - TE Evan Engram Even at 15 there will be a bunch of options for the Knights as they look to get past last year's disappointing loss in the Alt Bowl. After not being able to perform in the red zone NY looks to fix that issue with the dynamic Engram. He can lineup anywhere on the field and gives Matty Ice another option where it counts.

16. Denver - WR JuJu Smith-Shuster Looking to repeat the Demons are definitely a top player available team regardless of need. JuJu is the pick here. The youngest player in the draft is a big play receiver with his 15.8 ypc. He also plays with an edge that will help the Demons stay on top.