2024 NFL Mock Draft: One exciting first-round selection for each AFC East team

A Week 7 look at which player each AFC East team should target in the 2024 NFL Draft based on current record and needs.
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Nothing stirs up excitement like the NFL Draft in the thrilling football world. As we approach the 2024 season, the AFC East division is brimming with anticipation.

At NFL Mocks, we will comprehensively analyze and Mock Draft for each AFC East team, including the New England Patriots, the New York Jets, the Buffalo Bills, and the Miami Dolphins. Let's delve into the potential picks, their strengths, possible impacts, and more.

New England Patriots: Caleb Williams

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At No. 2 overall, the New England Patriots will draft up from No. 6 and select USC's quarterback, Caleb Williams.

Williams boasts an exceptional playmaking ability, with an uncanny knack for creating plays that leave spectators and opponents alike in awe. His Houdini-esque style—combined with his vision, arm angles, and arm talent—makes him a force to be reckoned with on the football field.

As Chicago made a bold strategy to pass on Williams and stick with Justin Fields, they will select Marvin Harrison Jr. To create an offensive arsenal of weapons for Fields.

While Williams' talent is undeniable, there is a widespread belief that he might be somewhat overhyped. He's not as refined a prospect as Trevor Lawrence, Joe Burrow, or Andrew Luck were in their times. His pace in the USC offense is relatively slow, and the NFL game is notoriously faster than college-level football. This lag in speed could potentially pose a problem for Williams.

Even with these concerns, Williams could signal a new era for the Patriots. A fresh start might be precisely what the Patriots need, especially considering their past offensive struggles. The addition of Williams could inject a much-needed spark into their game. Bill Belichick can polish and elevate Williams to rival Brady as the Goat.