2023 NFL Mock Draft: QBs fly off the board, Broncos land Matthew Bergeron

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16. Washington Commanders: Deonte Banks, CB, Maryland

The Washington Commanders appear to be close to getting sold as a franchise, perhaps in the realm of $1.5 billion more than what the Denver Broncos went for last year ($4.65 billion). On the field, this team needs desperate help at a couple of spots, cornerback being one of them. Deonte Banks is a player whose stock has been on the rise lately thanks to his outstanding pre-draft workouts. Banks has been so impressive that some people think he's cemented his status among the top 20 overall picks.

17. Pittsburgh Steelers: Joey Porter Jr., CB, Penn State

Sometimes reality writes the best stories. The Pittsburgh Steelers were obviously once the home of former pass rush star Joey Porter. Now, they have the need and the opportunity to potentially select his son in the first round of the 2023 Draft. As cool as this would be from a legacy perspective, it honestly just makes a ton of sense. The Steelers did go out and sign veteran Patrick Peterson to shore up the cornerback spot, but they shouldn't psas up on a top-tier talent like this if the opportunity arises.