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2020 NFL Mock Draft: New York Giants Select LB Isaiah Simmons at No. 4

The Giants grab the top linebacker in the draft.

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With the 4th pick of the 2020 DBN Community NFL Mock Draft, the New York Giants select...

Isaiah Simmons, LB, Clemson

The selection and write-up were made by Legoman0721:

Isaiah Simmons isn’t so much a player that can fit in a certain defensive scheme as much as he is a player that you build your scheme around. He’s an electrifying athlete with incredible size and speed. Simmons’ versatility allows him to play on any level of the defense, and will be a great asset to Patrick Graham, Giants DC, as he seeks to rebuild a struggling unit.

After Young and Okudah went off the board, Simmons should clearly be the BPA for whichever team has the confidence to take him and change the complexion of how defense is played in the NFL. This pick is out of character for Dave Gettleman, who would surely prefer a traditional approach like taking a tackle at this pick, but there are multiple very good tackle prospects in this class. There’s only one Isaiah Simmons.

Pokorny: “The Giants could be attracted by their pick of the top offensive tackle, but have to look at all the points that the defense allowed last season. Simmons is a great athlete, being able to sub a sub-4.40 in the 40-yard dash, and along with free agent signing Blake Martinez would help balance the offense and defense better.”

The Miami Dolphins are up next, led by fjblessi.

2020 DBN Community Mock Draft Results

Pick Team Username Selection
Pick Team Username Selection
1 Cincinnati Bengals ShockerBrown QB Joe Burrow
2 Washington Redskins vinys06 DE Chase Young
3 Detroit Lions Robo Dawg CB Jeffrey Okudah
4 New York Giants Legoman0721 LB Isaiah Simmons
5 Miami Dolphins fjblessi QB Tua Tagovailoa
6 Los Angeles Chargers Crawford_T QB Justin Herbert
7 Carolina Panthers Your Friendly Neighborhood Esq. DT Derrick Brown
8 Arizona Cardinals brianberniebaker OT Tristan Wirfs
9 Jacksonville Jaguars GrandAdmiralThrawn0905 OT Andrew Thomas
10 Cleveland Browns xfl2001fan OT Jedrick Wills
11 New York Jets Adam Rice WR CeeDee Lamb
12 Las Vegas Raiders Barnestorm WR Jerry Jeudy
13 San Francisco 49ers tmartin5785 WR Denzel Mims
14 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Browns95 OT Mekhi Becton
15 Denver Broncos poultman DL Javon Kinlaw
16 Atlanta Falcons makeaplay59 CB C.J. Henderson
17 Dallas Cowboys Barry Shuck OLB K'Lavon Chaisson
18 Miami Dolphins Mudville WR Henry Ruggs III
19 Las Vegas Raiders jdreyfuss CB Jaylon Johnson
20 Jacksonville Jaguars Schnapppi DL A.J. Epenesa
21 Philadelphia Eagles ButCanHeSetTheEdge? WR Justin Jefferson
22 Minnesota Vikings BrianB77 CB Jeff Gladney
23 New England Patriots Swagnasty LB Patrick Queen
24 New Orleans Saints carrettbagel88 LB Kenneth Murray
25 Minnesota Vikings OCMiami DE Yetur Gross-Matos
26 Miami Dolphins fjblessi S Xavier McKinney
27 Seattle Seahawks OhioCityBrownsBeliever DT Ross Blacklock
28 Baltimore Ravens tinkerer OL Cesar Ruiz
29 Tennessee Titans wahoo7 CB Kristian Fulton
30 Green Bay Packers Suppa Bob WR Chase Claypool
31 San Francisco 49ers mrwhitman OT Josh Jones
32 Kansas City Chiefs pt_999 RB D'Andre Swift
41 Cleveland Browns HenryDawg S Grant Delpit