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2022 NFL Draft: Projecting Aidan Hutchinson and Kayvon Thibodeaux, who should be favored to be the No. 1 overall pick?

Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson collected three sacks against Ohio State. Syndication Detroit Free Press

The NCAA regular season is about over, with only one stray game — along with Army-Navy — left before the bowl season and the College Football Playoff. As such, it’s time to take a deeper look into individual prospects as they make their way into the process for the 2022 NFL Draft.

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In this article, I want to take a way-too-early look at how two star edge players, Michigan’s Aidan Hutchinson and Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux, will fare at the next level as pass-rushers and run defenders, and why Hutchinson’s odds to be the first overall pick have moved from +1500 on DraftKings earlier this week to +250 on BetOnline now (it appears to be off the board at DraftKings as of this writing).

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