2020 NFL Mock Drafts

The best of the best? We’ll be the judge of that. These NFL Draft "experts" are famous for their Mock Draft expertise, but their predictions have never been truly evaluated. Until now. Mock Draft Database is putting their prognostications to the ultimate test. Meet HERC, our proprietary scoring system that evaluates the accuracy of each Mock Draft.

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EVAN SILVA

Establish The Run

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If you haven’t heard of Evan Silva, you haven't been paying attention. Silva is renowned for his fantasy football rankings, but he’s no slouch when it comes to NFL mock drafting, either. Consistently one of the most accurate mock drafters, Silva looks to continue his mock draft domination in 2020. Keep an eye on his position rankings as well, as he has been extremely accurate in projecting players’ NFL success.

2018 HERC42.50 (3rd)

2019 HERC41.25 (21st)

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SCOTT SMITH

RotoViz

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Scott Smith is a fantasy analyst for Rotoviz, but his expertise clearly doesn’t stop at fantasy football. Smith was the most accurate mock drafter by most metrics in 2018 (including our HERC Score), and took 2nd in our 2019 HERC Score Standings to cap off an unbelievable 2 year run. Can he have a three-peat of some of his incredible predictions in 2020?

2018 HERC43.75 (1st)

2019 HERC49.38 (2nd)

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DANIEL JEREMIAH

NFL NETWORK

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With an impressive background as both a former college starting quarterback and a professional scout for multiple NFL teams, Daniel Jeremiah now works as an analyst for the NFL Network and nfl.com. He is well respected in the industry and consistently puts out one of the more accurate NFL mock drafts. Chargers fans know him well, as he is their current color commentator on the radio, but NFL fans as a whole are getting to know him now that his twitter (@movethesticks) following is reaching the stratosphere.

 

2018 HERC38.75 (4th)

2019 HERC43.75 (T-11th)

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MATTHEW FREEDMAN

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Matthew Freedman is the Editor-in-Chief of Fantasy Labs, hosts The Action Network Show on SiriusXM, and is known as the "Prop Prophet" at The Action Network. He takes the art mock drafting to another level by including prop bets alongside every First Round pick. For sports betting enthusiasts, Freedman's mock is the one you don't want to miss.

2019 HERC41.88 (T-17th)

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BEN STANDIG

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THE ATHLETIC

Washington DC sports fans will recognize Ben Standig from his work as a Staff Writer for The Athletic, where he covers the Redskins and Wizards. Standig's work has also been featured by NBC Sports, USA Today, and his previous website The Sports Capitol. Nationally, though, Standig has made a name for himself in the NFL Mock Draft scene by crafting some of the most accurate mock drafts on record. With his 2019 HERC Score of 50.00, Standig is the current record holder at The Mock Draft Database and is the only expert on record to hit the 50-point mark.

2019 HERC50.00 (1st)

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PETER SCHRAGER

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FOX SPORTS

You may recognize Peter Schrager from Good Morning Football on NFL Network, or maybe you know him better from his work as a senior writer with Fox Sports. A bestselling author, Schrager has made a name for himself over the past several years, and his opinions have helped him maintain a large following on twitter (@PSchrags). He's had a solid two year run in the NFL Mock Draft world, and it'll be interesting to see if his insider status can help him stay in the Top 10 for a third year in a row.

2018 HERC32.50 (9th)

2019 HERC48.13 (3rd)

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TODD MCSHAY

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ESPN

McShay has a scouting background and made a name for himself with The War Room in the early 2000’s. After The War Room was purchased by ESPN and renamed Scouts Inc., McShay became a household name in the mock drafting world and often works side by side with Mel Kiper, Jr. Their dueling mock drafts have become a staple of pre-draft coverage.

2018 HERC33.13 (8th)

2019 HERC39.38 (T-25th)

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MEL KIPER

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ESPN

Mel Kiper has been one of the leading experts on the NFL draft since 1984. Love him or hate him, Mel continues to be one of the most popular voices in the NFL Draft community and has helped the NFL Draft become the television event that it is today.

2018 HERC28.13 (T-15th)

2019 HERC41.88 (T-17th)

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