NFL Draft: Day Two Mock Draft
Jimmy Clausen (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Jimmy Clausen (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Scout.com NFL Draft Analyst
Posted Apr 23, 2010
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After an eventful prime time debut of the NFL Draft on Thursday night, Scout.com's NFL Draft Analyst Chris Steuber projects the second and third rounds that will take place on Friday night. Find out where Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen (pictured left) will end up inside.

Now that the first round is complete, and the second and third rounds take center stage on Friday night, NFL teams and draft analysts can revisit their draft boards and create scenarios for another mock draft.

The new draft format has created an opportunity that’s unique, and has almost made the second round just as intriguing as the first round. The first round is where all of the top prospects are selected, but through the years, players selected in the second and third rounds have had similar success as those drafted in the opening frame.

There are some great players still available, and it all starts with the St. Louis Rams once again…

Round 2

Junior
DT
6-1
303
The Rams decided to take Sam Bradford over Ndamukong Suh with the first pick, but they still need a DT who can get after the QB. Price is the answer in St. Louis.

For more on the Rams, click here.
Junior
QB
6-3
222
The Vikings traded out of the first round, because they saw the value that was still on the board in round two. The fact that Clausen fell out of the opening frame is unbelievable, and the Vikings are fortunate to draft a young QB with his skills.

For more on the Vikings, click here.
Junior
WR
6-1
219
The Buccaneers upgraded their D-Line with the selection of Gerald McCoy in the first round, and in the second round they give Josh Freeman a weapon he can grow with in Benn.

For more on the Buccaneers, click here.
Senior
OLB
6-3
250
The Chiefs selected all-world safety Eric Berry in the first round, and they will continue to add help on defense in the second round with the selection of Kindle.

For more on the Chiefs, click here.
Senior
S
6-3
230
The Eagles traded up in the first round and took Michigan DE Brandon Graham over Texas FS Earl Thomas. By passing on Thomas, the Eagles will look for a safety with this pick and it will be between Mays and Nate Allen. Mays is a higher rated player and is the pick for Philly.

For more on the Eagles, click here.
Senior
QB
6-1
216
The Browns addressed their secondary woes with the selection of Joe Haden in the opening frame, and it's likely that they will look for offensive help with this pick. They could draft a WR, but McCoy is the young leader they value at QB.

For more on the Browns, click here.
Senior
OT
6-6
303
The Raiders made a solid selection in the first round with LB Rolando McClain, but they still have to upgrade their O-Line. Brown offers great value at this pick and is the type of athlete Al Davis covets.

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Junior
WR
5-10
199
The Dolphins traded down in the first round and came away with Penn State DT Jared Odrick. Even though they traded for Brandon Marshall this offseason, Tate's ability as a playmaker is too great to pass up.

For more on the Chargers, click here.
Senior
OT
6-5
316
The Bills stunned the NFL universe when they drafted C.J. Spiller in the first round over one of the top OTs. But they luck out in the second round, as Saffold is still on the board.

For more on the Bills, click here.
Junior
DE
6-3
273
The Bucs had to come out of this draft with D-Line help and a young WR. They accomplished their goal with the selections of McCoy, Benn and now Griffen.

For more on the Buccaneers, click here.
Senior
DT
6-4
349
The Ravens traded out of the first round and were another team that saw the value and depth in this year's draft. There's plenty of options on the board for the Ravens with this pick, but Cody can add a lot to their D-Line and make others better.

For more on the Ravens, click here.
Junior
DE
6-6
270
The Patriots are masters of the draft and understand how it works. They made a couple of trades in the first round and finally settled on Rutgers CB Devin McCourty. With this pick, they should upgrade their pass rush, and Dunlap is the perfect fit for the Patriots.

For more on the Patriots, click here.
Senior
OG
6-4
305
The Broncos were aggressive in the first round by trading down a couple of times and finally settling on WR Demaryius Thomas. And then, they made the biggest move on Thursday night when they drafted Florida QB Tim Tebow. In the second round, they upgrade the interior of their O-Line with Asamoah.

For more on the Broncos, click here.
Senior
LB
6-2
230
The Giants drafted intriguing South Florida DE Jason Pierre-Paul in the first round, and continue to focus on their defensive front seven with the addition of Washington.

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Junior
WR
6-1
197
The uncertainty of when Wes Welker will be able to return to the lineup and the age of Randy Moss makes drafting a WR a huge priority for the Patriots. Williams is a solid all-around receiver, who does everything well.

For more on the Patriots, click here.
Senior
WR
6-1
204
Not having a first round pick this year, the Panthers finally get their chance to improve their team. There's no question that the Panthers have to add another playmaker at wide receiver, and Price seems to be a perfect fit.

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Senior
FS
6-1
207
The 49ers ignored their defensive needs in the first round, as they improved their O-Line with the selections of Rutgers OT Anthony Davis and Idaho OG Mike Iupati. And by taking a solid all-around safety like Allen with this pick, he should help out their secondary from day one.

For more on the 49ers, click here.
Junior
DT
6-5
328
The Chiefs may look at O-Line help or a WR with this pick, but they continue to add to their defense with the massive Joseph.

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Junior
RB
5-11
229
The Texans were hoping for Ryan Mathews in round one, but the Chargers traded up to steal him and Houston decided to take Alabama CB Kareem Jackson. With RB still a need, the selection of Dwyer makes sense.

For more on the Texans, click here.
Senior
CB
6-0
207
The Steelers made a solid pick in the first round with Florida center Maurkice Pouncey, and will elect to upgrade their secondary in the second round with an intriguing playmaker in Owusu-Ansah.

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Junior
TE
6-3
245
The Patriots are a team that's never shy of drafting tight ends high in the draft. And despite signing veteran Alge Crumpler, they will look for a young, pass catching TE who can stretch the field. Hernandez gives Tom Brady another weapon to utilize.

For more on the Patriots, click here.
Senior
DT
6-3
305
The Bengals got the playmaking TE they needed on offense in round one with Jermaine Gresham. And now on defense, they need a pass rushing DT that can get after the QB. Houston is a great fit.

For more on the Bengals, click here.
Senior
RB
5-9
172
The Eagles added speed on defense with their first two picks in the draft, and now add a dynamic player on offense with the selection of McCluster.

For more on the Eagles, click here.
Senior
CB
6-2
212
The Packers had to be thrilled that Iowa OT Bryan Bulaga fell to them in the first round and in the second round, Cook is the big CB that fits Green Bay's profile.

For more on the Packers, click here.
Senior
TE
6-6
260
The Ravens have to look towards the future at TE with Todd Heap getting older and being injury prone. Graham is the type of developmental pass catching TE they can take a chance on, not to mention, he's from the "U".

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Junior
CB
5-11
196
The Cardinals got a gift in the first round with Tennessee DT Dan Williams falling to them, and with this pick they can draft the best CB available. Ghee has great athleticism and is a solid cover corner.

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Junior
OT
6-7
314
The Cowboys may have received the steal of the draft when they moved up in the first round for Dez Bryant. And with this pick, the Cowboys get Campbell, who is an intriguing prospect that has great upside. He's their LT of the future.

For more on the Cowboys, click here.
Junior
DE
6-1
254
The Seahawks may have had the best opening night of any team on Thursday, as they came away with Russell Okung and Earl Thomas. The next priority for the Seahawks is to find a pass rusher, and Worilds has tremendous ability off the edge.

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Senior
DE
6-5
286
The Jets stole Boise State CB Kyle Wilson in the first round, and they continue to add to their strength in the second frame with the addition of Carrington.

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Senior
DT
6-4
330
The Vikings could go in a few directions with this pick, but with Thomas still available he adds depth to the defensive front.

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Senior
OG
6-5
332
The Colts added their speed rusher in the first round with TCU DE Jerry Hughes. In the second round, adding depth on the O-Line is a priority. Ducasse can play guard or tackle at the next level.

For more on the Colts, click here.
Senior
LB
6-2
236
The Saints got good value in the first round with the selection of Patrick Robinson, but they still need help in their front seven. Lee has first round talent, but injuries have stalled his progress.

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Round 3

65. St. Louis Rams - Carlton Mitchell, WR, South Florida

66. Detroit Lions - Jared Veldheer, OT, Hillsdale

67. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Dominique Franks, CB, Oklahoma

68. Kansas City Chiefs - Donald Butler, MLB, Washington

69. Oakland Raiders - Zane Beadles, OG, Utah

70. Baltimore Ravens (from Seattle through Philadelphia and Denver) - Koa Misi, OLB, Utah

71. Cleveland Browns - Morgan Burnett, FS, Georgia Tech

72. Buffalo Bills - Al Woods, DT, LSU

73. Miami Dolphins - Ricky Sapp, OLB, Clemson

74. Jacksonville Jaguars - Major Wright, FS, Florida

75. Chicago Bears - Navorro Bowman, OLB, Penn State

76. New York Giants - John Jerry, OG, Mississippi

77. Tennessee Titans - Javier Arenas, CB, Alabama

78. Carolina Panthers - Brandon LaFell, WR, LSU

79. San Francisco 49ers - Eric Norwood, OLB, South Carolina

80. Denver Broncos - Rob Gronkowski, TE, Arizona

81. Houston Texans - Chad Jones, S, LSU

82. Pittsburgh Steelers - Selvish Capers, OT, West Virginia

83. Atlanta Falcons - Thaddeus Gibson, OLB, Ohio State

84. Cincinnati Bengals - Reshad Jones, S, Georgia

85. Cleveland Browns (from New England through Oakland) - Corey Wootton, DE, Northwestern

86. Green Bay Packers - Montario Hardesty, RB, Tennessee

87. Denver Broncos (from Philadelphia) - Brandon Spikes, MLB, Florida

88. Arizona Cardinals (from Baltimore) - Dorin Dickerson, TE, Pittsburgh

89. Arizona Cardinals - Jamar Chaney, MLB, Mississippi State

90. New England Patriots (from Dallas) - Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford

91. San Diego Chargers - Torrell Troup, DT, Central Florida

92. Cleveland Browns (from New York Jets) - Eric Decker, WR, Minnesota

93. Minnesota Vikings - Perrish Cox, CB, Oklahoma State

94. Indianapolis Colts - J.D. Walton, C, Baylor

95. New Orleans Saints - Clay Harbor, TE, Missouri State

96. Cincinnati Bengals (Compensatory selection) - Tony Pike, QB, Cincinnati

97. Tennessee Titans (Compensatory selection) - Dan LeFevour, QB, Central Michigan

98. Atlanta Falcons (Compensatory selection) - Mike Johnson, OG, Alabama



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A member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Chris Steuber has provided his analysis of the NFL and NFL Draft prospects on the web and on the radio since 1999. Steuber’s features are published across the Scout.com network and on FoxSports.com. If you wish to contact Chris Steuber, email him at: csteuber@scout.com. You can also now follow Chris Steuber on Twitter.



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