The 2016 NFL Draft is around two weeks away, but it’s never too late to look ahead to 2017. It already looks as if the 2017 Draft will have more “elite” talent than this year’s, so it’s easy to get excited for what could be in the future. Unlike this year, the teams in the top-five next year won’t be looking to trade out.

The draft order is taken from early Super Bowl odds.

1. Cleveland Browns – Myles Garrett, DE, Texas A&M

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Jared Goff, QB, California

An explosive defensive end from College Station? Yes, the comparisons to Von Miller will certainly come. Garrett fits perfectly into the Browns defensive scheme as a pass rushing outside linebacker. He might be the best pass rusher to come out of college since Jadeveon Clowney.

Franklin American Mortgage - Louisville v Texas A&M
Myles Garrett scoffs at your puny attempts to block him. (Photo via Getty Images)

2. San Francisco 49ers – Deshaun Watson, QB, Clemson

2016 Mock Draft Pick – DeForest Buckner, DT, Oregon

After missing out on a top QB in the 2016 draft, Chip Kelly lands Deshaun Watson, a perfect fit for his offensive system. Watson might be the best player in college at the moment and, if he can stay healthy, will put up some big numbers in Kelly’s up-tempo offense.

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Deshaun Watson is college football’s version of Russell Wilson. (Photo via Getty Images)

3. Tennessee Titans – Leonard Fournette, RB, LSU

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State

Despite signing DeMarco Murray, the Titans won’t be stopped from taking Leonard Fournette here. The best way to help out a young quarterback? Get him some extra help at running back. Fournette might be the next Adrian Peterson.

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl - LSU v Texas Tech
Leonard Fournette has been drawing Adrian Peterson comparisons since high school. Not bad. (Photo via Getty Images)

4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Cameron Robinson, OT, Alabama

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Shaq Lawson, DE, Clemson

This team’s success runs through Jameis Winston, which means protecting him is of the highest priority. As such, they grab Cameron Robinson here, move Donovan Smith to right tackle, which gives Winston a pair of excellent tackles for the next couple of years.

Alabama Spring Game
Cam Robinson was the first true freshman to start at Alabama at left tackle since… Well, forever. (Photo via Getty Images)

5. San Diego Chargers – Juju Smith-Schuster, WR, USC

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Jalen Ramsey, CB/S, Florida State

Phillip Rivers will be 35 by the time the 2017 draft rolls around, meaning his window is drastically closing. Drafting Juju to give him more weapons at wide receiver. A local kid out of Los Angeles, Juju is a violent, physical receiver who will draw comparisons to Dez Bryant.

Pac-12 Championship
Juju will punish you for attempting to tackle him. (Photo via Getty Images)

6. Philadelphia Eagles – Jalen Tabor, CB, Florida

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Ohio State

Vernon Hargreaves got all of the hype, but Jalen Tabor arguably has a higher ceiling at the position. His length and size will make a lot of NFL teams fans of his.

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Florida just keeps churning out defensive backs. It must be something in the water. (Photo via Getty Images)

7. Oakland Raiders – Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State

2016 Mock Draft Pick – William Jackson III, CB, Houston

The Raiders have their franchise quarterback and elite wide receiver. Now they grab Dalvin Cook to be their game-changer at running back.

Florida State v Florida
The most explosive playmaker in college football, Dalvin Cook should continue to thrive at the next level. (Photo via Getty Images)

8. Miami Dolphins – Derek Barnett, DE, Tennessee

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Vernon Hargreaves, CB, Florida

The Dolphins have made their defensive line a priority, but they still need help at pass rusher. Dion Jordan has been an absolute bust and Cameron Wake is an aging player. The answer? Derek Barnett, who is the second best pass rusher in this class.

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Derek Barnett is just one of the freaks that Tennessee has on their defense. (Photo via Getty Images)

9. Tennessee Titans – Desmond King, CB, Iowa

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Jack Conklin, OT, Iowa

With Fournette already on board, the Titans grab Desmond King here to be their lock-down cornerback. Another year in college can only help the Thorpe Award winner.

North Texas v Iowa
Desmond King does what defensive coordinators love best: he gets his hands on the ball. (Photo via Getty Images)

10. Jacksonville Jaguars – Roderick Johnson, OT, Florida State

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Myles Jack, LB, UCLA

At some point, the Jaguars have to accept that Luke Joeckel has been a bust. As such, they can grab “Big Rod” Johnson to be their left tackle of the future.

ACC Championship - Florida State v Georgia Tech
Roderick Johnson took over at left tackle for Florida State as a true freshman and hasn’t looked back since. (Photo via Getty Images)

11. Washington Redskins – Mike Williams, WR, Clemson

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Vernon Butler, DT, Louisiana Tech

After 2016, the Redskins will have to determine if they want to sign Kirk Cousins to a long-term extension or not. If they do, their top priority will be to draft him a No. 1 wide receiver to throw to, such as Mike Williams.

Georgia Tech v Clemson
Assuming he’s healthy, there isn’t a wide receiver in college football who can high point the football like Mike Williams. (Photo via Getty Images)

12. New Orleans Saints – Malik McDowell, DT, Michigan State

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Laquon Treadwell, WR, Ole Miss

The Saints have made fixing their poor defense a priority, but they still need to work on their defensive line. Enter Malik McDowell, who might be a bit undersized, but has length, power, and speed.

Big Ten Championship - Iowa v Michigan State
Malik McDowell has the body of a defensive end, but the power of a defensive tackle. (Photo via Getty Images)

13. Detroit Lions – Jabrill Peppers, S/LB, Michigan

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Andrew Billings, DT, Baylor

Jabrill Peppers is moving to linebacker this year for Michigan, but is going to be a superstar at safety in the NFL.

Michigan State v Michigan
Jabrill Peppers is moving to more of a linebacker role for Michigan this year, but can still be an impact safety in the league. (Photo via Getty Images)

14. Chicago Bears – O.J. Howard, TE, Alabama

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State

The work to fix Chicago’s offense continues by selecting O.J. Howard, who is underutilized at Alabama but will be a star if he continues to develop in his blocking.

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O.J. Howard is perhaps the most athletic tight end in recent draft years. (Photo via Getty Images)

15. Atlanta Falcons – Jake Butt, TE, Michigan

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Kevin Dodd, DE, Clemson

The Falcons finally get their franchise tight end in Jake Butt, who might have been the first tight end taken in the 2016 draft if he had declared.

Miami Ohio v Michigan
Make fun of his name all you want, but Jake Butt will block you to the next level than catch a touchdown over you. (Photo via Getty Images)

16. New York Jets – Carl Lawson, DE, Auburn

If he can stay healthy, Carl Lawson has immense upside. Laremy Tunsil publicly stated that Lawson gave him more trouble one-on-one than Myles Garrett, for what it’s worth.

Birmingham Bowl - Auburn v Memphis
When he’s healthy, there might not be a more productive pass rusher in college football than Carl Lawson. (Photo via Getty Images)

17. New York Giants – Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame

After doubling down on offensive line in the past two drafts, the Giants draft Jarrad Davis to help with their next biggest area of need: linebacker.

Florida Gators v Missouri
If he had come out this year, Jarrad Davis might have been a first round pick. A year more can only help him. (Photo via Getty Images)

18. Houston Texans – Jamal Adams, S, LSU

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Corey Coleman, WR, Baylor

The Texans have invested a lot of money and picks into their offense, so it’s time to address the defense. Jamal Adams has the size and ball skills you want from a strong safety in the league.

Kentucky v LSU
Want the next Tyrann Mathieu? He might reside in Baton Rouge. (Photo via Getty Images)

19. Buffalo Bills – Adoree Jackson, CB/WR, USC

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Leonard Floyd, DE/OLB, Georgia

The Bills pair all-world track star Ronald Darby with all-world track star Adoree Jackson. Good luck throwing against this pair.

Pac-12 Championship
USC’s do-it-all playmaker has a high ceiling at either wide receiver or cornerback. (Photo via Getty Images)

20. Baltimore Ravens – Samaje Perine, RB, Oklahoma

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss

The Ravens continue to work on their offense by drafting Samaje Perine, who is billed as a power back but who also has some wiggle to his game.

Tulsa v Oklahoma
He’s known for his power running, but Samaje Perine has some wiggle to his game as well. (Photo via Getty Images)

21. Minnesota Vikings – Malachi Dupre, WR, LSU

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Josh Doctson, WR, TCU

Doubling down on wide receivers? When you have a franchise quarterback like Teddy Bridgewater, it’s not a bad idea.

Florida v LSU
Quarterback problems have held back Malachi Dupre’s production, but he has proven to be a dependable No. 1 receiver. (Photo via Getty Images)

22. Kansas City Chiefs – Da’Shawn Hand, DE, Alabama

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Keanu Neal, S, Florida

A former five-star prospect, Hand has been lost in the rotation so far at Alabama. But with Reed and Robinson off to the league, he will have a break out year in 2016.

Alabama Spring Game
How does Alabama replace All-Americans along their defensive line? By plugging in former five-star recruits, such as Da’Shawn Hand. (Photo via Getty Images)

23. Indianapolis Colts – Mike McGlinchey, OT, Notre Dame

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Ryan Kelly, C, Alabama

The work to fix their offensive line continues. McGlinchey, who was great at right tackle last year, is moving to left tackle this year with Ronnie Stanley off to the NFL.

Georgia Tech v Notre Dame
Mike McGlinchey finally gets his shot at left tackle since Ronnie Stanley made the jump to the NFL. (Photo via Getty Images)

24. Denver Broncos – Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State

Darron Lee was the big name at linebacker, but McMillan is a ferocious beast at linebacker. Putting him in that Denver defense would be unfair.

Maryland v Ohio State
Darron Lee and Joshua Perry are the big names in draft circles, but Raekwon McMillan was the real superstar at linebacker for the Buckeyes. (Photo via Getty Images)

25. Dallas Cowboys – Nick Chubb, RB, Georgia

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State

Assuming he comes back healthy, there might not be a more talented running back in the country than Nick Chubb. His combination of speed and power is out of this world.

Belk Bowl - Georgia v Louisville
Assuming he comes back healthy, Nick Chubb’s blend of power and speed might make him the best running back in college football. (Photo via Getty Images)

26. Cincinnati Bengals – Quin Blanding, S, Virginia

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Noah Spence, DE/OLB, Eastern Kentucky

Quin Blanding is the best defensive back you’ve never heard of. A former top-ten recruit, he has quietly been very good for Virginia.

Virginia v Miami
If he were anywhere else besides Virginia, we’d be talking about Quin Blanding more as an NFL prospect. (Photo via Getty Images)

27. Arizona Cardinals – Brad Kaaya, QB, Miami (FL)

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Kamalei Correa, DE/OLB, Boise State

With Carson Palmer getting up their in age, it’s time for the Cardinals to invest in a young quarterback. Brad Kaaya would flourish with a couple of years of tutelage under Bruce Arians.

Arkansas State v Miami
The production isn’t there, but NFL teams should view Brad Kaaya as a project anyways. (Photo via Getty Images)

28. Green Bay Packers – Tim Williams, OLB, Alabama

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Reggie Ragland, LB, Alabama

Tim Williams isn’t a normal linebacker. He’s a twitched-up freak of an athlete who dominated last season for the Crimson Tide. He isn’t a perfect prospect yet, but would benefit from a year or two behind Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers.

at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 10, 2015 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
There might not be a more twitched-up freak of a pass rusher than Tim Williams in all of college football. (Photo via Getty Images)

29. Seattle Seahawks – Cordrea Tankersly, CB, Clemson

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Jason Spriggs, OT, Indiana

While Mackensie Alexander was the All-American, Cordrea Tankersly was quietly elite for the Tigers. With Alexander moving on to the league, Tankersly should get more attention as Clemson’s No. 1 cornerback.

Notre Dame v Clemson
With Mac Alexander moving on to the NFL, Cordrea Tankersly should establish himself at an All-ACC level. (Photo via Getty Images)

30. Pittsburgh Steelers – Jonathan Allen, DE, Alabama

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Cody Whitehair, OG, Alabama

Jonathan Allen elected to come back to school, but should only continue to improve. He is a dominant interior defensive lineman who could use this next year to improve on his pass rush skills.

Alabama v Wisconsin
Jonathan Allen bypassed millions of dollars to return to lead Alabama to another national championship run. (Photo via Getty Images)

31. New England Patriots – Cameron Sutton, CB, Tennessee

2016 Mock Draft Pick – N/A

Even with a host of big name talent on their defense, the Patriots could afford to spend a high draft pick on a cornerback, like Cameron Sutton, to pair across from Malcolm Butler.

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Cameron Sutton has competed against the highest level of competition in the SEC. (Photo via Getty Images)

32. Carolina Panthers – Royce Freeman, RB, Oregon

2016 Mock Draft Pick – Eli Apple, CB, Ohio State

Jonathan Stewart is an older running back, so the Panthers grab their back of the future in a fellow Oregon Duck: Royce Freeman.

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The quarterbacks get all the love at Oregon, but Royce Freeman is a large part of the program’s success over the past two years. (Photo via Getty Images)
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