2024 NFL Mock Draft: Offensive dominates first two rounds

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1. Chicago Bears

Caleb Williams, QB, USC

The quarterback with the highest upside on the board, the Bears reset priorities to help the unique but talented Williams reach his Patrick Mahomes-like ceiling.

2. Washington Commanders

Drake Maye, QB, North Carolina

The Commanders secure the best QB available. Even without Williams' immense upside, Maye is comfortable in the pocket and capable in the "Air Raid" derivative scheme employed by new coordinator Kliff Kingsbury.

3. New England Patriots

Jayden Daniels, QB, LSU

A trade wouldn't be a surprise here but predicting the priorities and appetite for risk from personnel boss Eliot Wolf and head coach Jerod Mayo isn't easy. In the Heisman winner the Patriots would have a dual-threat quarterback with a quick trigger and the open-field skills that indicate his ceiling hasn't been touched.

4. Arizona Cardinals

Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Ohio State

Nothing to overthink here. Kyler Murray gets a pro-ready, top-tier receiver. This tandem in their physical prime could quickly rejuvenate the Cardinals' passing game.

5. Los Angeles Chargers

Joe Alt, OT, Notre Dame

Alt brings another sure thing to the edge in Jim Harbaugh's run-centric scheme that should make Justin Herbert a deadly force from the pocket.

6. New York Giants

Rome Odunze, WR, Washington

Plus size and athleticism with the ability to separate from man coverage and create after the catch. Odunze isn't a speedster but uses his body and reach to claim every jump ball.

7. Tennessee Titans

Olu Fashanu, OT, Penn State

Fashanu is the most refined pass blocker in the class. Tennessee is trying to support their new potential franchise quarterback in Will Levis, and this is the first step.

8. Atlanta Falcons

Dallas Turner, Edge, Alabama

Plus athleticism will excite Raheem Morris as he brings his 3-4 scheme to the Falcons, who can't seem to find a consistent pass rush outside.

9. Chicago Bears

Malik Nabers, WR, LSU

One of the youngest prospects in the draft, Nabers can ease into the offense as a second receiver behind DJ Moore and help redefine Monsters of the Midway.

10. New York Jets

Brock Bowers, TE, Georgia

Drafting tight ends in the top 10 might be foolhardy, but the Jets are in win-now mode yet again. Bowers brings a gamebreaker approach to tight end that Aaron Rodgers can use to exploit defenses instantly.

11. Minnesota Vikings

Jared Verse, DE, Florida State

The Vikings prioritize length in their edge group and Verse has it in spades, combined with explosive athleticism and decent technical refinement. Verse should bring up the floor of a depleted defensive line and elevate Brian Flores to new heights as a defensive coordinator.

12. Denver Broncos

J.J. McCarthy, QB, Michigan

Betting big on the underdog quarterback isn't a novel concept to Sean Payton, who tutored undrafted free agent Tony Romo in Dallas and pushed his chips to the middle of the table for Drew Brees coming off shoulder surgery. McCarthy isn't going to flinch under the taskmaster coaching of Payton but getting great results might mean surviving growing pains.

13. Las Vegas Raiders

Quinyon Mitchell, CB, Toledo

With 4.4 speed and nearly unprecedented playmaking to get to balls in the air, Mitchell has a chance to rise to stardom early behind the Raiders' dominant pass rush.

14. New Orleans Saints

JC Latham, OT, Alabama

Pass protection is a serious need in New Orleans with a pair of wobbly tackles. A franchise whose draft board rarely matches the masses targets Latham for his strength and the footwork to help preserve QB Derek Carr after a rough year running for cover in 2023.

15. Indianapolis Colts

Terrion Arnold, CB, Alabama

The Colts would be intrigued by a move down with a handful of offensive linemen and wide receivers that fit the prototypes GM Chris Ballard prefers. The value of landing Arnold in this spot is too good to resist.

16. Seattle Seahawks

Jer'Zhan Newton, DT, Illinois

Versatile defensive linemen are like favorite songs for new coach Mike Macdonald -- he can't pick just one. A gap-shooting force with strength and agility, Newton brings valued versatility to the new-look Seahawks.

17. Jacksonville Jaguars

Brian Thomas Jr., WR, LSU

Losing Calvin Ridley leaves a mark, but Thomas will be cheaper and more than capable with impressive size, speed and agility.

18. Cincinnati Bengals

Laiatu Latu, DE, UCLA

Latu's technical refinement fits in a rotation with Sam Hubbard and Trey Hendrickson but it might not be long before he becomes the marquee edge for the Bengals.

19. Los Angeles Rams

Olumuyiwa Fashanu, OT, Penn State

He's arguably a better long-term prospect than Joe Alt and JC Latham, but Fashanu isn't quite an out-of-the-box play at left tackle. He'll have a chance to nail down the job on a revamped offensive line that is suddenly a strength.

20. Pittsburgh Steelers

Byron Murphy II, DL, Texas

A ‘tweener who becomes a 3-4 defensive end in the Steelers' scheme, Murphy's burst and high motor make for the ideal match as Pittsburgh rebuilds the front seven.

21. Miami Dolphins

Taliese Fuaga, OT, Oregon State

Miami could go with an interior lineman or select Fuaga, a power blocker with tackle and guard potential, to fill the massive gap created by right guard Robert Hunt's exit for Carolina.

22. Philadelphia Eagles

Chop Robinson, DE, Penn State

Significant changes came to the Eagles' defense after a late-season meltdown, and Robinson would help further refresh the pass rush alongside new addition Bryce Huff.

23. Minnesota Vikings

Darius Robinson, DT, Missouri

Robinson has great length, a stout frame and serious strength to further bolster Minnesota's defense.

24. Dallas Cowboys

Nate Wiggins, CB, Clemson

Value at offensive tackle is tempting in this spot, but Wiggins could be a top-10 level NFL cornerback and is the best player available. Paired with Trevon Diggs and DaRon Bland, Wiggins would give the Cowboys a top-tier CB crew.

25. Green Bay Packers

Cooper DeJean, DB, Iowa

There's just something about the Hawkeyes that appeals to Green Bay decision-makers who add the versatile DeJean as a peer to 2023 first-rounder via Iowa, outside linebacker Lukas Van Ness.

26. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Amarius Mims, OT, Georgia

Raw as a junior with only eight career starts, Mims has blackout-the-sun size at 6-8, 335 pounds and can break in at right tackle.

27. Arizona Cardinals

Kool-Aid McKinstry, CB, Alabama

Signing Sean Murphy-Bunting is a solid start, but the Cardinals can't pass on Kool-Aid at the end of the first round. Can play man or zone and isn't afraid to step to the best receivers in the game.

28. Buffalo Bills

Keon Coleman, WR, Florida State

Coleman would be miscast as a No. 1 receiver or replacement for Stefon Diggs. But the Bills are setting up their offense to emphasize their talent at tight end, and can utilize the tall and reliable Coleman in downfield and contested catch spots.

29. Detroit Lions

Ennis Rakestraw, CB, Missouri

Willing in any role the Lions might choose, Rakestraw doesn't mind brawling with a competitive grade the Lions embrace.

30. Baltimore Ravens

Troy Fautanu, OL, Washington

Fautanu has tackle and guard flexibility and can pave wide paths in the running game.

31. San Francisco 49ers

Graham Barton, C, Duke

Capable at center or guard, Barton also has experience at left tackle. He's been on the maybe list of at least five teams before getting to this point, and GM John Lynch shouldn't think twice.

32. Kansas City Chiefs

Xavier Worthy, WR, Texas

Patrick Mahomes gets another big-play toy in Worthy, who ran the fastest 40 ever at the combine (4.21 seconds) right after receiving a motivating text from the KC quarterback.

Second round

33. Carolina Panthers

Jackson Powers-Johnson, C, Oregon

34. New England Patriots

Jordan Morgan, OT, Arizona

35. Arizona Cardinals

T'Vondre Sweat, DT, Texas

36. Washington Commanders

Tyler Guyton, OT, Oklahoma

37. Los Angeles Chargers

Mike Sainristil, CB, Michigan

38. Tennessee Titans

Kris Jenkins, DT, Michigan

39. Carolina Panthers

Marshawn Kneeland, Edge, W. Michigan

40. Washington Commanders

Jaden Hicks, S, Washington State

41. Green Bay

Ladd McConkey, WR, Georgia

42. Houston Texans

Braden Fiske, DT, Florida State

43. Atlanta Falcons

Cooper Beebe, OG, Kansas State

44. Las Vegas Raiders

Blake Corum, RB, Michigan

45. New Orleans Saints

Xavier Legette, WR, South Carolina

46. Indianapolis Colts

Troy Franklin, WR, Oregon

47. New York Giants

Adonai Mitchell, WR, Texas

48. Jacksonville Jaguars

Zach Frazier, OL, West Virginia

49. Cincinnati Bengals

Jonathon Brooks, RB, Texas

50. Philadelphia Eagles

Khyree Jackson, CB, Oregon

51. Pittsburgh Steelers

Sedrick Van Pran, C, Georgia

52. Los Angeles Rams

Payton Wilson, LB, NC State

53. Philadelphia Eagles

Javon Bullard, S, Georgia

54. Cleveland Browns

Bo Nix, QB, Oregon

55. Miami Dolphins

Ruke Orhorhoro, DT, Clemson

56. Dallas Cowboys

Kingsley Suamataia, OT, BYU

57. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ja'Tavion Sanders, TE, Texas

58. Green Bay Packers

Junior Colson, LB, Michigan

59. Houston Texans

Roman Wilson, WR, Michigan

60. Buffalo Bills

Chris Braswell, Edge, Alabama

61. Detroit Lions

Christian Haynes, OG, Connecticut

62. Baltimore Ravens

Ricky Pearsall, WR, Florida

63. San Francisco

Malachi Corley, WR, Western Kentucky

64. Kansas City Chiefs

Kiran Amegadjie, OT, Yale

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Caleb Williams May 24 3:13pm ET
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Calvin Austin III May 24 2:00pm ET
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The Athletic's Mark Kaboly writes that the No. 2 wide receiver spot for the Pittsburgh Steelers is currently wide open. Quez Watkins, Calvin Austin III, Marquez Callaway and Van Jefferson could all be competing for the job this summer at training camp if the team doesn't add a legitimate No. 2 receiver via trade before then. Austin could be the most consistent of the group, but rookie Roman Wilson also can't be counted out for now because of his quickness. George Pickens is the team's unquestioned top wideout this year after the Steelers traded Diontae Johnson to the Carolina Panthers this offseason. Because of the lack of clarity beyond Pickens right now, tight end Pat Freiermuth, who has already developed notable chemistry with new quarterback Russell Wilson, could be one to watch for a breakout season.

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Russell Wilson May 24 1:50pm ET
Russell Wilson

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Russell Wilson has looked on point during organized team activities this week with his new team, and the 35-year-old still appears to have plenty of arm strength. Wilson's accuracy was spot on this week, whether in warmups, drills or competition periods, including a 70-yard pass in stride to receiver Quez Watkins on Thursday. His ability to sell play-action fakes was also noticeably better than the other QBs this week. Wilson is in pole position to open the 2024 season as Pittsburgh's starter under center for Week 1, but Justin Fields, a former first-rounder, is competing to make starts for the Steelers at some point in 2024 as well in what is a contract year for him. Fields' presence and dual-threat abilities will be a threat to Wilson's value as a QB2 in fantasy in his first year in the Steel City.

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Pat Freiermuth May 24 1:50pm ET
Pat Freiermuth

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Pat Freiermuth has been one of new quarterback Russell Wilson's favorite targets during organized team activities this week. The Athletic's Mark Kaboly writes that it's hard not to notice the connection the two have already built. The two had a throwing session in San Diego earlier in the spring, which might have helped. Wilson seems to have the most trust in Freiermuth right now, and the big tight end is fully healthy and is entering a contract year in 2024. Having a more accurate QB and an offensive coordinator in Arthur Smith who will highlight the tight end position could be the factors that lead to the 25-year-old having a breakout year. A hamstring injury cost Freiermuth five games in 2023, and he caught just 32 passes for a career-low 308 yards and two touchdowns in 12 regular-season games (nine starts) in 2023. With better health, he's a value pick at TE to consider in fantasy this fall.

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Jarrett Stidham May 24 1:40pm ET
Jarrett Stidham

As he competes with both rookie first-round quarterback Bo Nix and former first-rounder Zach Wilson in offseason workouts, Denver Broncos QB Jarrett Stidham said he's much more comfortable running the offense in his second year with the team. Stidham was with head coach Sean Payton a year ago and will have an advantage over both Nix and Wilson in that area. His four career starts in the NFL have come in the last two seasons with the Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders. "I'm not out there thinking as much, I'm just out there playing free and playing more confident, which is great. It's been good," Stidham said. It remains to be seen who will emerge as the team's Week 1 starter after training camp and the preseason, but if it's Stidham, he'll probably be no more than a low-end QB2 in fantasy. Even if Stidham wins the job to begin the year, it would be a surprise if Nix doesn't make starts at some point in 2024.

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Caleb Williams May 24 1:30pm ET
Caleb Williams

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Caleb Williams, the No. 1 overall pick in this year's NFL draft out of USC, has looked like a rookie in the early going at organized team activities this week. The Bears are hoping that their strong defense will prepare the rookie QB and help him improve by the time he's facing other teams in games that matter. The Bears are installing a new offense under coordinator Shane Waldron and have a rookie signal-caller learning the speed and intricacies at the next level, so it's not exactly a surprise that he's struggling early on. Williams also hasn't had first-rounder Rome Odunze or Keenan Allen to throw to. Odunze is sitting out with a minor injury. Fantasy managers shouldn't read too much into Williams' early struggles against a strong defense in voluntary offseason workouts, but it's certainly worth noting.

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Christian Watson May 24 1:20pm ET
Christian Watson

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Christian Watson (hamstring) said this week that he's made significant progress toward ending his hamstring issues for good. Tests this offseason showed a muscle imbalance in his legs, which likely contributed to his problems -- he has missed 11 games in his first two seasons, including eight in 2023, due to a pulled right hamstring. Packers coaches have raved about the progress Watson has made so far this year, and the 25-year-old former second-rounder in 2022 out of North Dakota State looked explosive as a full participant in organized team activities on Tuesday. Watson had a 20% difference in muscle mass between his right and left legs. Now, it's between 8% and 10%. It's interesting news, but most fantasy managers may still be hesitant to roster a player with the injury history he has early in his career. But when healthy, Watson has the most upside of any of Green Bay's current wideouts.

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Anthony Richardson May 24 1:10pm ET
Anthony Richardson

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Anthony Richardson (shoulder), who suffered a severe AC joint sprain in his right shoulder in Week 5 of last year that required season-ending surgery in October, is not limited at all during organized team activities and is throwing 60-yard bombs. The 22-year-old also dismissed any notion that he needs to change his dual-threat playing style to remain available. He described his injury last year as unlucky rather than unwise. Through the first two days of OTAs, head coach Shane Steichen said Richardson has "been pretty smooth." Richardson said some days his surgically repaired shoulder feels "a little achy," but he's not worried about the occasional soreness. He said he's also more comfortable in the offense in his second year in the NFL. Richardson is a bit of an injury risk, but he has clear high-end QB1 appeal, which will make him attractive in fantasy drafts.

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Jonathan Taylor May 24 1:10pm ET
Jonathan Taylor

Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor has been getting valuable repetitions during organized team activities this week with second-year quarterback Anthony Richardson. Last year at this time, Taylor and Richardson didn't practice together in the offseason because Taylor was hurt and in a contract dispute. When he returned in Week 5, Taylor played with Richardson for two snaps before Richardson suffered a season-ending shoulder injury. Taylor missed seven games in 2023 due to ankle and thumb injuries but ended the year with season-highs in carries (30) and rushing yards (188), including a 48-yard touchdown run. The 25-year-old should be a lock for 1,000 rushing yards in 2024 if he's healthy, and his ceiling will be pretty high if Richardson remains healthy all years as well, although the dynamic QB could vulture plenty of TDs at the goal line.

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John Ross May 24 11:13am ET
John Ross

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La'Mical Perine May 24 12:40am ET
La'Mical Perine

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed free agent running back La'Mical Perine to a one-year deal, they announced on Thursday. Perine had been cut loose by the Kansas City Chiefs roughly one week earlier. A fourth-round pick in 2020, Perine has never been a major contributor out of the backfield. His best season came as a rookie with the New York Jets when he totaled 295 scrimmage yards and two touchdowns. He has just 33 touches over seven games since then, though he did log one start with the Chiefs in 2023 (21 rushes, 76 rushing yards, three receptions, 33 receiving yards). Najee Harris and Jaylen Warren have the top two running back spots occupied in Pittsburgh, so Perine is presumably competing for the third-string role with versatile veteran Cordarrelle Patterson, former Harvard standout Aaron Shampklin, and undrafted rookie Daijun Edwards. He remains off the fantasy radar.

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Blake Corum May 24 12:30am ET
Blake Corum

The Los Angeles Rams have asked running back Blake Corum to evolve into a three-down back, according to Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic. Specifically, he's working to improve his route running, pass-catching, and pass-protection skills. This is an interesting note out of Los Angeles for a couple of reasons. First, Corum was viewed as a goal-line and change-of-pace option when drafted by the Rams just a few weeks ago. Expanding his role suggests Los Angeles has high expectations and optimism for the running back, and it could also lead to more snaps and touches (which equates to extra fantasy points). Second, the Rams' request for Corum to take on a larger role could have some connection to Kyren Williams (foot) being sidelined at OTAs. If the Rams think Williams could be delayed this offseason, it only makes sense that they look to get Corum involved as their No. 1 running back for the time being. Similarly, expanding Corum's skill set prepares him for the opportunity to jump into the starting role during the regular season should Williams suffer a different injury and miss time. The landing spot of the Rams wasn't immediately attractive for fantasy managers looking at drafting Corum. However, the latest signs out of Los Angeles suggest that the Michigan product could get his fair share of work right away in 2024. His fantasy value should climb as September draws nearer.

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Malik Cunningham May 24 12:20am ET
Malik Cunningham

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Malik Cunningham has officially transitioned to wide receiver, according to his listing on the team's website. The Louisville product even hauled in some passes during Thursday's OTAs. This move has been roughly a year in the making for Cunningham, who previously drew attention thanks to his athleticism and flashy playing style last preseason with the New England Patriots. The Patriots were reportedly interested in using him at both quarterback and wide receiver, but they ultimately made him active for just one game and deployed him under center. The Ravens poached him from the Patriots' practice squad in December, but he only appeared in one game with Baltimore, too. In theory, though, this official switch to wide receiver could allow Cunningham to carve out more opportunities, even if it's in a depth role. With most teams carrying around a half-dozen receivers on their 53-man rosters, there's a chance that Cunningham could be active in Week 1. Of course, that's dependent on him producing throughout training camp and the preseason. Even if he does make the team, he's unlikely to generate any fantasy appeal.

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Maxx Crosby May 24 12:10am ET
Maxx Crosby

The Las Vegas Raiders and star defensive end Maxx Crosby have agreed to a restructured contract that pays him an extra $6 million in 2024, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. The team also moved an additional $1.2 million into 2025. As Schefter notes, the Raiders wanted to reward Crosby for being a standout player and leader. This move accomplishes those goals while not altering the total length of his contract. He still has three more years left on his deal, tying him to Vegas through the 2026 season. That's bad news for AFC West quarterbacks, of course. Crosby tallied 90 tackles (23 for loss), 14.5 sacks, and two forced fumbles through 17 starts last year.

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Jaleel McLaughlin May 24 12:10am ET
Jaleel McLaughlin

Denver Broncos running backs Samaje Perine and Jaleel McLaughlin "will face a challenging battle to maintain their roles this offseason," according to Nick Kosmider of The Athletic. He notes that the same is true for Javonte Williams. It appears as though all three holdover running backs in Denver have reduced job security after the team drafted Audric Estime and signed Blake Watson. There will be plenty of competition throughout the offseason as the Broncos work to determine which running backs are worthy of key volume in 2024. However, as of now, it appears there's at least some favor for Estime and Watson while the three returners may need to do a little extra to prove themselves. From a fantasy perspective, Williams and Estime seem like the most intriguing names, but Perine and Watson (and even McLaughlin) benefit from their pass-catching skills.

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Javonte Williams May 24 12:10am ET
Javonte Williams

Denver Broncos running back Javonte Williams "will face a challenging battle" to maintain his role heading into the 2024 season, according to Nick Kosmider of The Athletic. He notes that the same is true for Samaje Perine and Jaleel McLaughlin. It appears as though all three holdover running backs in Denver have reduced job security after the team drafted Audric Estime and signed Blake Watson. There will be plenty of competition throughout the offseason as the Broncos work to determine which running backs are worthy of key volume in 2024. However, as of now, it appears there's at least some favor for Estime and Watson while the three returners may need to do a little extra to prove themselves. From a fantasy perspective, Williams and Estime seem like the most intriguing names, but Perine and Watson (and even McLaughlin) benefit from their pass-catching skills.

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Jerome Baker May 23 7:30pm ET
Jerome Baker

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Jerome Baker (wrist) didn't take part in organized team activities on Wednesday. Baker injured his right wrist in the Week 18 regular-season finale last year while playing for the Miami Marlins and required offseason surgery. The 27-year-old is still recovering from his surgery, and it remains to be seen what his availability will be like for mandatory minicamp next month and training camp this summer. When healthy, Baker should help make up for the offseason losses of both Jordyn Brooks and Bobby Wagner at the linebacker position in Seattle. The former third-round pick of the Dolphins in 2018 out of Ohio State has 22.5 sacks, 382 solo tackles, 31 tackles for loss, 46 QB hits, five interceptions (two returned for touchdowns), 21 passes defended and six forced fumbles in his six years in the league.

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Uchenna Nwosu May 23 7:20pm ET
Uchenna Nwosu

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Uchenna Nwosu (pectoral) said last month that he "absolutely" plans to be ready for training camp this summer after having surgery last October to fix a torn pectoral. Nwosu was seen at organized team activities on Wednesday working in a positional drill and he later took part in team periods and didn't look to be at all limited. OTAs are non-contact practices, but it's still good progress for the 27-year-old former second-round pick by the Los Angeles Chargers in 2018 out of USC. He tore his pectoral muscle back in Week 7 in 2023 and missed the rest of the season, but barring a setback, Nwosu should be ready for Week 1 of the 2024 regular season this fall. The Seahawks signed Nwosu to a three-year, $45 million extension after he had a career-best 9.5 sacks in 2022.

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