33. Green Bay Packers – Joe Mixon (RB/Oklahoma)
Green Bay traded out of the first round last night and instead will kick off the second round tonight. As I mentioned in my story last week about Mixon, Mel Kiper suggested that Green Bay could have taken the controversial running back at No. 29, so taking him here wouldn’t be a surprise. Dalvin Cook is a possibility as well, but I think the Packers brass like Mixon more.
34. Seattle Seahawks – Cam Robinson (OT/Alabama)
Another team who traded out of the first round. Seattle is desperate for help on the offensive line and have lucked out as Robinson is still available.
35. Jacksonville Jaguars – Forrest Lamp (G/Western Kentucky)
Tom Coughlin loves to build through the trenches and after getting their running back in Round 1, they will need to find a guy who can open up holes for him.
36. Chicago Bears – Obi Melifonwu (S/CB/UConn)
I still can’t believe the Bears traded up to select Mitchell Trubisky. Secondary is a big need, even after signing Prince Amukamara.
37. Los Angeles Rams – Kevin King (CB/Washington)
For the second straight year, the Rams franchise tagged Trumaine Johnson, but they may need to have a contingency plan in case they can’t hammer out a long-term deal. Even if they lock up Johnson, they were never able to replace Janoris Jenkins after he left.
38. Los Angeles Chargers – Budda Baker (FS/Washington)
The Chargers passed on Malik Hooker in the first round, opting to take Mike Williams instead. Look for them to address the secondary on Day 2.
39. New York Jets – Dalvin Cook (RB/Florida State)
New York liked Fournette, but he was gone by the time they selected. Cook is a steal at this slot for New York.
40. Carolina Panthers – Jordan Willis (DE/OLB/Kansas State)
Carolina brought Julius Peppers back this offseason, but at age 37, he nothing more than a stop-gap. Here is his potential replacement.
41. Cincinnati Bengals – Tim Williams (DE/OLB/Alabama)
Off-field concerns pushed Williams out of Round 1, but the Bengals have never been afraid to take a flyer on a troubled prospect. Adding Williams could finally rid Cincinnati of Michael Johnson.
42. New Orleans Saints – Zach Cunningham (LB/Vanderbilt)
At this juncture, I don’t love any of the edge rushers available, so the Saints could look to address another level of their defense. Cunningham can play both inside or outside.
43. Philadelphia Eagles – Quincy Wilson (CB/Florida)
I had the Eagles going cornerback in Round 1, but Derek Barnett wasn’t available in my mock draft. Instead, they find their guy in Round 2.
44. Buffalo Bills – DeShone Kizer (QB/Notre Dame)
There is a giant question mark at the quarterback position in Buffalo, where Tyrod Taylor has easily been the best quarterback on this team in 15 years, but the organization doesn’t seem to really love him. Plus, he was a Rex Ryan guy and this is a new regime.
I don’t love Kizer as a prospect. The general feeling is that Kizer doesn’t care about improving on the field and is too focused on establishing his “brand,” trying to get all of the perks of a star quarterback without the actual drive to be one.
45. Arizona Cardinals – Davis Webb (QB/California)
With Carson Palmer turning 38 in December, this could very easily be his final year in the NFL. Arizona needs to find his replacement soon.
46. Indianapolis Colts – Malik McDowell (DE/DT/Michigan State)
The Colts again target the best available player. McDowell is talented, but has a tendency to disappear at times.
47. Baltimore Ravens – Tyus Bowser (DE/OLB/Houston)
Baltimore liked Tim Williams, but with him unavailable, they will look elsewhere for a young edge rusher to compliment the aging Terrell Suggs.
48. Minnesota Vikings – Dion Dawkins (G/OT/Temple)
The Vikings gave Latavius Murray $15 million, so I don’t think they’ll use an early pick on a running back. Instead, they need to find guys who can open holes up front.
49. Washington Redskins – Chidobe Awuzie (CB/Colorado)
Washington needs to find someone who can line up across from Josh Norman because Bashaud Breeland certainly isn’t the answer.
50. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Alvin Kamara (RB/Tennessee)
The Buccaneers brass seems to have soured on Doug Martin. Early rumors were that they would sign Adrian Peterson, but that never happened. Instead, they could look for a back early in the draft.
51. Denver Broncos – Dan Feeney (G/Indiana)
Denver continues to retool an offensive line that became a liability at the end of last season.
52. Cleveland Browns – Condrea Tankersley (CB/Clemson)
Cleveland owns a ton of draft picks, which they used to go back into the first round to pick a third time. I have mentioned before that I love what Cleveland has done this offseason and I am a fan of taking Myles Garrett and David Njoku (not so much on Jabrill Peppers). Their next big need: getting help in the secondary.
53. Detroit Lions – Tanoh Kpassagnon (DE/DT/Villanova)
The Lions are still searching for that replacement for Ndamukong Suh. Two years later, they finally get their guy.
54. Miami Dolphins – Jourdan Lewis (CB/Michigan)
Another team in need of a cornerback. Miami waits until Round 2 and still lands a quality corner in a draft deep at the position.
55. New York Giants – Raekwon McMillan (ILB/Ohio State)
I know, I know, Jerry Reese hates linebackers, but I don’t see a tackle at this slot that isn’t a reach. McMillan is one of the top available players.
56. Oakland Raiders – Chris Wormley (DE/DT/Michigan)
Oakland has holes all across their defense, so I expect them to go after the best defensive player when they’re on the clock on Day 2.
57. Houston Texans – Josh Jones (FS/N.C. State)
Houston’s secondary took a couple of hits this offseason, so the team will need to reload at some point.
58. Seattle Seahawks – Jalen Tabor (CB/Florida)
Tabor looked like a first rounder until a bad showing at the combine. This has the potential to be a steal for the Seahawks.
59. Kansas City Chiefs – JuJu Smith-Schuster (WR/USC)
The Chiefs for their quarterback of the future with their top pick, now they find him a weapon to throw to.
60. Dallas Cowboys – Marcus Maye (S/Florida)
Dallas got the edge rusher they desperately needed in Round 1. Now they need to address a secondary that we depleted this offseason.
61. Green Bay Packers – Sidney Jones (CB/Washington)
Jones is a first round talent who had the misfortune of rupturing his Achilles during his pro day. If he recovers, this has the potential to be the best pick of this round. The only negative for him is that Green Bay is in dire need of secondary help and he won’t be an immediate contributor.
62. Pittsburgh Steelers – Chris Godwin (WR/Penn State)
Martavis Bryant was recently reinstated, but he is in the final year of his contract and the Steelers may decide he isn’t worth the headache.
63. Atlanta Falcons – Marcus Williams (FS/Utah)
Keanu Neal wound up being a pleasant surprise last year at strong safety. This year, they find their version of Earl Thomas to Neal’s Kam Chancellor.
64. Carolina Panthers – David Sharpe (OT/Florida)
Michael Oher still hasn’t been cleared from the NFL’s concussion protocol. Carolina will need to find a viable right tackle.