Day 2 NFL Mock Draft: Projecting picks for Rounds 2-3
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With Thursday night's first-round selections in the books, theScore's Mike Alessandrini and Dan Wilkins project the picks on Day 2 of the NFL draft.

Round 2

33. Arizona Cardinals - Byron Murphy, CB, Washington

The Cardinals make Murphy the second cornerback off the board, either to pair with Patrick Peterson or to replace him, should there be something to the recent trade rumors.

34. Indianapolis Colts (from NYJ) - A.J. Brown, WR, Ole Miss

After trading out of the first round, Indy adds a high-floor receiver who profiles as a sure-handed slot target for Andrew Luck.

35. Oakland Raiders - Dalton Risner, OL, Kansas State

Oakland rounds out its offensive line with a physical and technically sound prospect. Risner has experience at all positions up front but should be a particularly effective guard at the next level.

36. San Francisco 49ers - J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, WR, Stanford

Arcega-Whiteside is the perfect complement to a speedy Marquise Goodwin and crafty Dante Pettis at receiver, and the 49ers are rumored to love his game.

37. Seattle Seahawks (from NYG) - Nasir Adderley, S, Delaware

Seattle gets its Earl Thomas replacement with Adderley, who has sideline-to-sideline range and can make an impact as a tackler coming downhill.

38. Jacksonville Jaguars - Irv Smith Jr., TE, Alabama

After addressing their defense on Thursday, the Jaguars solidify their biggest offensive weakness. Smith could have been a first-round choice.

39. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - D'Andre Walker, OLB, Georgia

Walker fills a major need, adding rotational edge-rush talent in Tampa Bay's new-look front seven.

40. Buffalo Bills - D.K. Metcalf, WR, Ole Miss

Metcalf's fall ends here. Some mocked the physically dominant wideout to Buffalo in the first round, so adding an offensive weapon with his potential here is a steal.

41. Denver Broncos - Drew Lock, QB, Missouri

Denver was linked to Lock in the first round, so the opportunity to take a chance on him as a potential franchise quarterback here in the second would likely be difficult to pass up.

42. Cincinnati Bengals - Mack Wilson, LB, Alabama

The Bengals missed out on the top two linebackers in the draft earlier, but fill a gaping hole on their defense here with Wilson.

43. Detroit Lions - Greedy Williams, CB, LSU

One of the best cover corners in this class, and thought by many to have been a likely first-round pick, Williams gives Detroit some fantastic value and a running mate for Darius Slay.

44. Green Bay Packers - Cody Ford, OL, Oklahoma

Whether it's at guard or tackle in Year 1, Ford represents excellent value in the second round as another strong blocker for Aaron Rodgers.

45. Los Angeles Rams (from ATL) - Erik McCoy, OL, Texas A&M

McCoy would be a much-needed upgrade to a Rams interior offensive line that took a major hit with the free-agent departure of Rodger Saffold.

46. Indianapolis Colts (from WAS) - Chauncey Gardner-Johnson, S, Florida

Gardner-Johnson is one of the more talented and versatile defensive backs in this year's class, so the Colts are getting great value here. It's a very Chris Ballard move.

47. Carolina Panthers - Greg Little, OT, Ole Miss

Little could provide a significant upgrade in pass protection on the blind side, a priority for the Panthers as they look to keep Cam Newton healthy.

48. Miami Dolphins - Jawaan Taylor, OT, Florida

Taylor reportedly slid out of the first round because a number of teams flagged his knee, but Miami takes a chance on the first-round talent. If healthy, he'll slide in immediately as Ja'Wuan James's replacement at right tackle.

49. Cleveland Browns - Amani Oruwariye, CB, Penn State

Cleveland fills one of its few remaining needs with Oruwariye, who has the size and athleticism to match up with some of the league's more imposing receivers.

50. Minnesota Vikings - Dawson Knox, TE, Ole Miss

Kyle Rudolph currently sits atop the tight end depth chart, but Minnesota is reportedly looking to add a more dynamic receiving threat at the position.

51. Tennessee Titans - Miles Boykin, WR, Notre Dame

Boykin never produced at a high level in college, but his athletic profile and flashes of brilliance give him upside as a No. 1 receiver.

52. Denver Broncos (from PIT) - Rock Ya-Sin, CB, Temple

With Chris Harris' status with the team uncertain, the Broncos add a top man-coverage cornerback who could see heavy snaps as a rookie.

53. Philadelphia Eagles (from BAL) - Miles Sanders, RB, Penn State

The Jordan Howard trade shouldn't stop the Eagles from addressing the running back position in this draft, and Sanders fits what they'd be looking for in an every-down contributor.

54. Houston Texans (from SEA) - Darrell Henderson, RB, Memphis

The Texans stick to the offensive side of the ball with their first second-round pick. Explosive and elusive, Henderson is the exactly the type of running back they're looking for.

55. Houston Texans - Isaiah Johnson, CB, Houston

Johnson is still new to the cornerback position, having played his first two years of college at receiver, but his athleticism gives him a ton of upside.

56. New England Patriots (from CHI) - Chase Winovich, DE, Michigan

Winovich has his size and athleticism deficiencies, but he profiles as a perfect Patriot player while filling a pass-rush void on Bill Belichick's defense.

57. Philadelphia Eagles - Blake Cashman, LB, Minnesota

Philadelphia fills a pressing need with an athletic linebacker who should thrive as a run-and-chase player on the weak side.

58. Dallas Cowboys - Dre'Mont Jones, DL, Ohio State

The Cowboys are deep at defensive end but still lack an interior pass-rush presence. Jones is the perfect one-gap penetrator to fill the void.

59. Indianapolis Colts - Lonnie Johnson, CB, Kentucky

Another tall, athletic corner, Johnson could provide a much-needed upgrade for the Colts' pass defense.

60. Los Angeles Chargers - Juan Thornhill, S, Virginia

Some projected Thornhill to go in the first round, so this is a solid selection for Los Angeles. The Virginia product is a perfect defensive back to complement Derwin James.

61. Kansas City Chiefs - Hakeem Butler, WR, Iowa State

Butler is a massive big-play target who could dominate as part of a wide-open Chiefs offense with Patrick Mahomes at quarterback.

62. New Orleans Saints - Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State

Sean Payton loves his Ohio State players. Campbell is a dynamic offensive weapon and profiles as a high-volume underneath target for Drew Brees.

63. Kansas City Chiefs (from LAR) - Trayvon Mullen, CB, Clemson

Improving the secondary should be a priority if the Chiefs want to avoid weekly shootouts, and Mullen could be a Day 1 starter on the outside.

64. New England Patriots - Jace Sternberger, TE, Texas A&M

After missing out on the draft's elite tight ends, New England selects one of the top Day 2 options. Sternberger isn't Rob Gronkowski, but he's a polished route-runner who dominates on 50-50 targets.

Round 3

65. Arizona Cardinals - Elgton Jenkins, OL, Mississippi State

Jenkins would provide a much-needed upgrade on the interior for an offensive line now tasked with protecting No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray.

66. Pittsburgh Steelers (from OAK) - Yodny Cajuste, OT, West Virginia

The Steelers traded Marcus Gilbert to the Cardinals, so Cajuste can compete for the Week 1 spot at right tackle.

67. San Francisco 49ers - Deionte Thompson, S, Alabama

Thompson has the range to make a major impact as a deep cover safety and he's also willing to fly downhill in run support.

68. New York Jets - Jachai Polite, OLB, Florida

Polite is an excellent defensive prospect but saw his stock plummet after a disastrous pre-draft process. His slide ends here, as the Jets are desperate to add an impact pass-rusher.

69. Jacksonville Jaguars - Amani Hooker, S, Iowa

Hooker gives the Jaguars a versatile safety to work between star cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye.

70. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina

Samuel could have easily been selected earlier, so Bruce Arians will be pleased with a solid offensive weapon who could immediately see snaps in the slot as a rookie.

71. Denver Broncos - Charles Omenihu, DL, Texas

Omenihu is a long lineman who could be a productive interior pass-rusher in Vic Fangio's defense.

72. Cincinnati Bengals - Will Grier, QB, West Virginia

The Bengals opted against selecting a quarterback in the first two rounds but could still add one on Day 2. As far as projects go, there aren't many better options than Grier.

73. New England Patriots (from DET) - Jarrett Stidham, QB, Auburn

Hoping the 2017 season was more indicative of his future than a difficult 2018 campaign, New England takes a chance on Stidham as a player to develop behind Tom Brady.

74. Buffalo Bills - Sean Bunting, CB, Central Michigan

The Bills add to an already stout secondary with a high-upside cornerback prospect who fits Sean McDermott's defense to a tee.

75. Green Bay Packers - Terry McLaurin, WR, Ohio State

Green Bay finally gets Aaron Rodgers a weapon in McLaurin, whose athleticism and route-running ability will give him every opportunity to enjoy a more productive career in the NFL than he did in college.

76. Washington Redskins - Kelvin Harmon, WR, NC State

The Redskins add size on the perimeter for new franchise quarterback Dwayne Haskins with their first second-day selection.

77. Carolina Panthers - Joejuan Williams, CB, Vanderbilt

Cornerback remains a need for Carolina, and Williams' size and athletic ability make him one of the more interesting prospects at the position.

78. Miami Dolphins - Jaylon Ferguson, DE, Louisiana Tech

The Dolphins continue to build the trenches with Ferguson, who led the FBS in sacks last season. Miami can't let Friday wrap up without addressing its pass rush.

79. Los Angeles Rams (from ATL) - Vosean Joseph, LB, Florida

Joseph could be a perfect fit for Mark Barron's old role at inside linebacker.

80. Cleveland Browns - Taylor Rapp, S, Washington

John Dorsey continues to take the best value available on Day 2 with Rapp, who many believed could have been a top-50 selection.

81. Minnesota Vikings - Zach Allen, DE, Boston College

Minnesota could use another edge defender for its defensive line rotation, and Allen's size will give him value rotating inside on passing downs.

82. Tennessee Titans - Christian Miller, OLB, Alabama

Mike Vrabel bolsters his pass rush with a solid defensive prospect. Miller would see snaps behind Harold Landry and Cameron Wake.

83. Pittsburgh Steelers - Julian Love, CB, Notre Dame

After Pittsburgh traded up to get Devin Bush in the first round, Love joins him as a potential building block on defense.

84. Kansas City Chiefs (from SEA) - David Montgomery, RB, Iowa State

Montgomery tested poorly athletically, but his value as a runner and receiver out of the backfield is simply too high to pass up here.

85. Baltimore Ravens - Ben Banogu, OLB, TCU

Banogu is an underrated edge prospect whose pass-rush ability would help the Ravens replace Terrell Suggs and Za'Darius Smith.

86. Houston Texans - Michael Deiter, OL, Wisconsin

Houston smartly addresses the interior with its second offensive line selection. Deiter could be a Day 1 starter at left or right guard.

87. Chicago Bears - Rodney Anderson, RB, Oklahoma

Chicago replaces Jordan Howard with Anderson, an extremely talented every-down back who would have gone much higher if not for his injury history.

88. Detroit Lions (from PHI) - Anthony Nelson, DE, Iowa

Nelson adds a versatile presence to Matt Patricia's defense. The Iowa product can set the edge on early downs and develop into a solid interior rusher in passing situations.

89. Indianapolis Colts - Khalen Saunders, DT, Western Illinois

Saunders brings some interior pass-rush ability to a Colts defensive front that's quietly becoming a strong unit.

90. Dallas Cowboys - Marquise Blair, S, Utah

Blair is an intriguing safety prospect who fills a need and could immediately compete for snaps in Dallas' defense.

91. Los Angeles Chargers - Maxx Crosby, DE, Eastern Michigan

The Chargers add a valuable third edge rusher behind Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram.

92. Seattle Seahawks (from KC) - Renell Wren, DT, Arizona State

With its second defensive line selection in 2019, Seattle adds a freak athlete with immense potential to the middle of its defense.

93. New York Jets (from NO) - Bobby Evans, OT, Oklahoma

New York gets some excellent Day 2 value in Evans, who could step in immediately as a starter at right tackle.

94. Los Angeles Rams - Justin Layne, CB, Michigan State

Layne has a number of intriguing traits and could have been selected in the second round. The Rams may not be able to retain both Aqib Talib and Marcus Peters following the 2019 season.

95. New York Giants (from CLE via NE) - Oshane Ximines, OLB, Old Dominion

New York addresses its need on the edge later than expected, but Ximines has the potential to be a home run at this point in the draft.

96. Washington Redskins - David Long, CB, Michigan

Similar to Josh Norman, Long is a feisty, technical cornerback who profiles as a solid long-term piece in Washington's defense.

97. New England Patriots - Riley Ridley, WR, Georgia

Ridley becomes the second receiver to land with the Patriots early in the draft and Tom Brady gets another weapon in the form of a phenomenal route-runner.

98. Jacksonville Jaguars (from LAR) - David Edwards, OT, Wisconsin

The Jaguars were reportedly in the market for an offensive tackle in the first round, so taking one here makes a ton of sense. Edwards could compete for the Week 1 right tackle job.

99. Los Angeles Rams - Trysten Hill, DT, UCF

Hill is a disruptive interior lineman who could thrive opposite Aaron Donald.

100. Carolina Panthers - Sheldrick Redwine, S, Miami

Carolina adds a playmaking safety to a defense that could use an upgrade opposite Eric Reid.

101. New England Patriots - Saivion Smith, CB, Alabama

Smith is a developmental corner whose flashes could lead to more consistent production as he gains experience.

102. Baltimore Ravens - Bobby Okereke, LB, Stanford

The Ravens close out the third round with Okereke, an athletic and productive linebacker from the Pac-12 who could eventually replace the departed C.J. Mosley.

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