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New York Giants' win over the Washington Commanders in Week 11 could prove to be a swinging gate moment, as they're currently out of position to land one of the premier quarterback talents available in the 2024 NFL Draft. Arizona is now in position to select No. 2 overall, and it faces a difficult decision. 

In today's thought exercise, we explore how the Cardinals' decision could impact the rest of the 2024 NFL Draft. Do they take a quarterback or trade out of the position? If they decide to stick with Kyler Murray, then they own the rights to a valuable asset that many teams covet.

The draft order below was determined using Tankathon, which uses records and strength of schedule as a tiebreaker. 

Without further ado, let's kick this off!

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NFL Mock Draft
Round 1
Round 1 - Pick 1
USC • Jr • 6'1" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Chicago
PROSPECT RNK
2nd
POSITION RNK
1st
Last year's trade with Carolina has turned out to be a big win for Chicago if it can just not screw up the draft picks it has received. Caleb Williams is a much better quarterback prospect than Bryce Young.
Round 1 - Pick 2
Ohio State • Jr • 6'4" / 205 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
1st
POSITION RNK
1st
Although I think it is likely that Arizona would take a quarterback, it would be naïve to think the alternative is not a possibility. The relationship between Kyler Murray and the new coaching staff will ultimately dictate which direction it goes. In this scenario, the Cardinals go get a dynamic weapon for Murray.
Round 1 - Pick 3
North Carolina • Soph • 6'4" / 230 lbs
Projected Team
New England
PROSPECT RNK
5th
POSITION RNK
2nd
New England will probably have to trade up if it wants to secure a quarterback, but in this instance, Drake Maye falls in its lap. It is clear that Mac Jones has not curried favor with the Patriots.
Round 1 - Pick 4
Penn State • Jr • 6'6" / 317 lbs
Projected Team
Chicago
PROSPECT RNK
3rd
POSITION RNK
1st
Braxton Jones has not been the problem for the Chicago offense, but given the options available, Olu Fashanu may be the best choice for the franchise.
Round 1 - Pick 5
Alabama • Jr • 6'4" / 252 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Giants
PROSPECT RNK
14th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Kayvon Thibodeaux has elevated his play this season, but New York brings in a player who can provide equal juice from the opposite side.
Round 1 - Pick 6
Notre Dame • Jr • 6'7" / 322 lbs
Projected Team
Tennessee
PROSPECT RNK
7th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Tennessee tried to fix its offensive line with duct tape and Peter Skoronski last offseason. To no one's surprise, it has not worked. If Will Levis is going to have a chance at developing, the Titans need to invest more in that unit.
Round 1 - Pick 7
Georgia • Jr • 6'4" / 240 lbs
Projected Team
Washington
PROSPECT RNK
4th
POSITION RNK
1st
Sam Howell is up and down from one week to the next, as he leads just about every statistical category -- good and bad. Brock Bowers gives him another dynamic weapon in the pass game.
Round 1 - Pick 8
Alabama • Jr • 6'1" / 195 lbs
Projected Team
Atlanta
PROSPECT RNK
9th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Kool-Aid McKinstry has lost his grip on the CB1 designation, but Atlanta adds him opposite A.J. Terrell.
Round 1 - Pick 9
UCLA • Sr • 6'5" / 265 lbs
Projected Team
Green Bay
PROSPECT RNK
11th
POSITION RNK
1st
Green Bay can save a little money by moving on from Preston Smith this offseason. The platoon of Rashan Gary, Lukas Van Ness and Laiatu Latu would allow the Packers to cycle fresh pass-rushers into and out of the game.
Round 1 - Pick 10
Clemson • Jr • 6'2" / 185 lbs
Projected Team
Tampa Bay
PROSPECT RNK
19th
POSITION RNK
3rd
Tampa Bay needs to concern itself with adding young, cost-controlled talent to the roster and not necessarily worry about filling certain positions. The Bucs would probably love to add a quarterback if the right prospect were available.
Round 1 - Pick 11
Alabama • Jr • 6'6" / 360 lbs
Projected Team
N.Y. Jets
PROSPECT RNK
6th
POSITION RNK
2nd
The Jets have struggled with injuries along the offensive line this year, but they need to upgrade the unit. If they trade for David Bakhtiari and draft J.C. Latham, then that could be an appealing fix.
Round 1 - Pick 12
Illinois • Jr • 6'2" / 295 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Chargers
PROSPECT RNK
27th
POSITION RNK
2nd
The spine of Los Angeles' defense is a problem. Jer'Zhan Newton is a high-motor player who should hold that collective accountable.
Round 1 - Pick 13
Georgia • Jr • 6'7" / 340 lbs
Projected Team
L.A. Rams
PROSPECT RNK
23rd
POSITION RNK
4th
Los Angeles' offensive line is still a problem, particularly the offensive tackles. Amarius Mims is a bit of a gamble considering his health and lack of experience, but he has the type of potential to become the best tackle out of this draft class.
Round 1 - Pick 14
LSU • Sr • 6'4" / 210 lbs
Projected Team
Las Vegas
PROSPECT RNK
76th
POSITION RNK
8th
Aidan O'Connell and Jimmy Garoppolo have not shown anything to suggest that they are the guy moving forward. Jayden Daniels has been a highly efficient player with dual-threat mobility.
Round 1 - Pick 15
LSU • Jr • 6'0" / 200 lbs
Projected Team
Indianapolis
PROSPECT RNK
13th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Michael Pittman Jr. is slated to hit free agency. Whether or not he returns, Malik Nabers would be a nice complement to Josh Downs and Pittman.
Round 1 - Pick 16
Minnesota • Sr • 6'2" / 210 lbs
Projected Team
Denver
PROSPECT RNK
44th
POSITION RNK
2nd
Kareem Jackson is now serving his second suspension of the season and Justin Simmons just turned 30 years old. Tyler Nubin is an instinctual player who could help reset that secondary.
Round 1 - Pick 17
Florida State • Jr • 6'4" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Cincinnati
PROSPECT RNK
16th
POSITION RNK
3rd
It is unlikely Cincinnati retains Tee Higgins this offseason considering what it has invested in Joe Burrow, plus what it is about to spend on Ja'Marr Chase. Keon Coleman gives the Bengals another big-bodied ball winner on a cost-controlled deal.
Round 1 - Pick 18
Iowa • Jr • 6'1" / 207 lbs
Projected Team
Buffalo
PROSPECT RNK
38th
POSITION RNK
7th
The safeties are getting up there in NFL age, and the cornerbacks have struggled to stay healthy. Buffalo needs some young, reliable options in the secondary.
Round 1 - Pick 19
Ohio State • Jr • 6'4" / 270 lbs
Projected Team
New Orleans
PROSPECT RNK
15th
POSITION RNK
4th
J.T. Tuimoloau is a heavy-handed pass rusher who gives New Orleans desired depth in that room with Carl Granderson and Cam Jordan.
Round 1 - Pick 20
Michigan • Jr • 6'3" / 202 lbs
Projected Team
Minnesota
PROSPECT RNK
21st
POSITION RNK
4th
J.J. McCarthy and Michigan have an important game this weekend against Ohio State. It would help McCarthy's draft prospects immensely if he can will the Wolverines to victory in the absence of Jim Harbaugh.
Round 1 - Pick 21
Penn State • Jr • 6'3" / 254 lbs
Projected Team
Arizona
PROSPECT RNK
29th
POSITION RNK
6th
After taking Marvin Harrison Jr. No. 2 overall, Arizona adds a pass rusher for head coach Jonathan Gannon.
Round 1 - Pick 22
Washington • Jr • 6'4" / 274 lbs
Projected Team
Seattle
PROSPECT RNK
26th
POSITION RNK
5th
Bralen Trice moves down the street to join his new team. He gives the Seahawks another pass rusher to throw out there with Boye Mafe.
Round 1 - Pick 23
Oregon State • Jr • 6'6" / 334 lbs
Projected Team
Pittsburgh
PROSPECT RNK
17th
POSITION RNK
1st
Pittsburgh can flip Broderick Jones back to the left side and bring in Taliese Fuaga to start at right tackle. The Steelers continue investing in the offense so whenever they find a quarterback, they are ready to roll.
Round 1 - Pick 24
BYU • Soph • 6'6" / 325 lbs
Projected Team
Houston
PROSPECT RNK
37th
POSITION RNK
7th
Houston has George Fant playing right tackle at the moment. Kingsley Suamataia helps fill out the unit tasked with protecting C.J. Stroud.
Round 1 - Pick 25
Penn State • Jr • 5'11" / 190 lbs
Projected Team
Miami
PROSPECT RNK
8th
POSITION RNK
1st
Miami found itself in a desperate position to start Eli Apple earlier this year. The Dolphins could reasonably move on from Xavien Howard beginning this upcoming offseason.
Round 1 - Pick 26
Ohio State • Jr • 6'1" / 206 lbs
Projected Team
Dallas
PROSPECT RNK
20th
POSITION RNK
4th
Dallas could start clearing out a lot of salary cap space if its starts consolidating the wide receiver room. The addition of Emeka Egbuka allows the Cowboys to begin that process.
Round 1 - Pick 27
Arizona • Sr • 6'5" / 325 lbs
Projected Team
San Francisco
PROSPECT RNK
28th
POSITION RNK
5th
San Francisco's interior offensive line has been an issue this season. Jordan Morgan would be the third offensive lineman the team has drafted in the first round since 2010. The previous two -- Joshua Garnett and Mike McGlinchey -- were a mixed bag of results.
Round 1 - Pick 28
Ohio State • Jr • 6'4" / 265 lbs
Projected Team
Jacksonville
PROSPECT RNK
69th
POSITION RNK
9th
Jack Sawyer is a versatile, athletic talent whom Jacksonville can deploy as a stand-up edge rusher capable of dropping in coverage.
Round 1 - Pick 29
Washington • Jr • 6'3" / 215 lbs
Projected Team
Kansas City
PROSPECT RNK
31st
POSITION RNK
6th
Patrick Mahomes is capable of elevating the talent around him, but just because he can, does not mean he should. That approach eventually wore on Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay, and Kansas City wants to avoid a similar path.
Round 1 - Pick 30
Duke • Sr • 6'5" / 314 lbs
Projected Team
Detroit
PROSPECT RNK
35th
POSITION RNK
6th
Both of Detroit's starting offensive guards are projected to hit free agency after the season. In the event that one or both do not return, the Lions continue sinking assets into a franchise strength. Head coach Dan Campbell is always going to prioritize setting the tone on the lines of scrimmage.
Round 1 - Pick 31
Ohio State • Jr • 6'1" / 190 lbs
Projected Team
Baltimore
PROSPECT RNK
36th
POSITION RNK
6th
Baltimore continues investing in its defense with the selection of Denzel Burke.
Round 1 - Pick 32
Washington • Jr • 6'4" / 317 lbs
Projected Team
Philadelphia
PROSPECT RNK
129th
POSITION RNK
8th
There is a lot of chatter suggesting that Jason Kelce could be playing out his final season, while Iosua Opeta and Jack Driscoll are scheduled to hit free agency. It would not be a surprise if Philadelphia used premier draft capital to re-invest in one of the tent poles of its organization.

The 2024 NFL Draft will take place from April 25-27 in Detroit. More draft coverage can be found at CBSSports.com, including the weekly updated draft order and a regularly available look at the eligible prospects