2018 NFL Mock Draft: Round 2

Last update: Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Major changes.
Next update: Occasionally. Follow me @walterfootball for updates.

The order of this 2018 NFL Mock Draft is based on the real 2018 NFL Draft Order.

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  1. Cleveland Browns: Damien Harris, RB, Alabama
    The Browns could easily spend the first-overall pick on Saquon Barkley. If they don’t, they’ll need someone else to upgrade the disappointing Isaiah Crowell.

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  2. New England Patriots: Duke Ejiofor, DE, Wake Forest
    The Patriots will be getting Derek Rivers back from injury next year, but they may decide that he’s not enough to bolster their pass rush. Getting a third potent edge rusher to go along with Rivers and Trey Flowers would make sense.

  3. New York Giants: Bryce Love, RB, Stanford
    Shane Vereen is an impending free agent, so the Giants will need a new running back to perhaps complement Orleans Darkwa. It’s unclear if Darkwa is even good enough to be the starter, but he’s the best the Giants have. That would change with Bryce Love, who has shown some dynamic play-making ability as Christian McCaffrey’s replacement.



  4. Indianapolis Colts: Mitch Hyatt, OT, Clemson
    It’s not exactly breaking news that the Colts need offensive line help. They’ll have to spend an early pick on a blocker to help protect Andrew Luck.

  5. Denver Broncos: Timon Parris, OT, Stony Brook
    The Broncos have to find a new quarterback, but I imagine they’ll go the veteran route, acquiring Kirk Cousins or Eli Manning. If so, they’ll need a new tackle to protect them.

  6. Los Angeles Chargers: Billy Price, C/G, Ohio State
    The Chargers desperately need offensive line help, and they have no center to speak of. Billy Price is having a great year, so he could sneak into the first round.

    Pick change; previously DeShon Elliott, S



  7. Cleveland Browns: Joshua Jackson, CB, Iowa
    The Browns need to begin attacking their poor defense. If their inability to stop the pass all year is any indication, they desperately need an upgrade at cornerback.

    Pick change; previously Jordan Thomas, CB

  8. Chicago Bears: Donte Jackson, CB, LSU
    The Bears have a pair of talented young safeties in Adrian Amos and Eddie Jackson. They could use some youth at cornerback, as Prince Amukamara doesn’t seem like he’s in the long-term plans. He’s an impending free agent anyway.

    Pick change; previously Jordan Thomas, CB

  9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Nick Chubb, RB, Georgia
    The Buccaneers are taking a chance on Doug Martin reverting back to 2015 form. We’ll see if that happens, but so far, it hasn’t appeared as though that’s been the case. If this continues, Tampa Bay will be looking for a running back early in the 2018 NFL Draft.



  10. Cincinnati Bengals: Jamarco Jones, OT, Ohio State
    No one should be surprised if the Bengals double up on offensive tackles in the first couple of rounds in the 2018 NFL Draft, based on how the offensive line has performed.

  11. New York Jets: Ronald Jones, RB, USC
    Matt Forte won’t be around much longer, and it’s clear that the Jets don’t trust Bilal Powell to handle the workload, so New York will need to find a new running back.

    Pick change; previously Christian Kirk, WR

  12. Arizona Cardinals: Luke Falk, QB, Washington State
    As mentioned in the first round, the Cardinals have to focus on finding a second-day quarterback they really like to be a successor for Carson Palmer.



  13. Oakland Raiders: DeShon Elliott, S, Texas
    Reggie Nelson is an impending free agent, but it’s unlikely the Raiders are going to re-sign the 34-year-old anyway, given how much he has struggled this season. Oakland needs help at safety next to Karl Joseph if it wants to improve its struggling pass defense.

    Pick change; previously Jordan Whitehead, S

  14. Washington Redskins: Derrius Guice, RB, LSU
    Robert Kelley hasn’t been able to stay healthy this year, but he’s just a mediocre running back anyway. Samaje Perine, meanwhile, has shown nothing. The Redskins need a legitimate threat in their backfield.

    Pick change; previously Equanimeous St. Brown, WR

  15. Miami Dolphins: Mark Andrews, TE, Oklahoma
    The Dolphins could add another offensive weapon. Addressing tight end makes sense, as I don’t have much hope for Julius Thomas.




  16. Baltimore Ravens: Anthony Averett, CB, Alabama
    Unless Brandon Carr takes a big pay cut, I can’t see him being back next year. The Ravens could pursue another cornerback early in the draft if Carr leaves.

    Pick change; previously Tony Brown, CB

  17. Detroit Lions: Iman Marshall, CB, USC
    The Lions have a terrific cornerback in Darius Slay, but they need someone viable to start across from him, as Teez Tabor hasn’t shown anything thus far.

    Pick change; previously Derrius Guice, RB

  18. Green Bay Packers: J.C. Jackson, CB, Maryland
    The Packers almost have to keep picking cornerbacks until they get a talented one, right? It’s amazing how bad their pass defense is.

    Pick change; previously Kevin Toliver, CB

  19. Atlanta Falcons: Zach Allen, DE/DT, Boston College
    As mentioned in the opening round, the Falcons have three defensive linemen set to hit free agency next spring, so this is an area they could attack in the 2018 NFL Draft.

    Pick change; previously Andrew Brown, DE/DT

  20. Dallas Cowboys: Antonio Callaway, WR, Florida
    The Cowboys could use another threat in the receiving corps, and they’ve shown that they’re willing to take chances on troubled players. Antonio Callway has some major off-the-field issues, but some team could give him a shot in the second round.

  21. Buffalo Bills: Akrum Wadley, RB, Iowa
    It’s unclear why the Bills got rid of Jonathan Williams in favor of Mike Tolbert, but they’ll need to find another young running back behind LeSean McCoy.



  22. New York Jets: Clayton Thorson, QB, Northwestern
    The Jets missed out on the top quarterbacks in this class, so they’ll have to find a signal-caller in Round 2.

    Many may not know the name yet, but according to Charlie Campbell, Clayton Thorson been getting some first-round consideration. Read more in the NFL Hot Press.

  23. Jacksonville Jaguars: Troy Fumagalli, TE, Wisconsin
    The Jaguars could use a new tight end, as they don’t have anything at the position in the wake of the Julius Thomas trade.



  24. Carolina Panthers: Equanimeous St. Brown, WR, Notre Dame
    The Panthers will need another receiver to go along with Devin Funchess and Curtis Samuel in the wake of the Kelvin Benjamin trade.

    Pick change; previously Anthony Averett, CB

  25. Kansas City Chiefs: Parris Campbell, WR, Ohio State
    The Chiefs could use a second receiver to play across from Tyreek Hill.

    Pick change; previously Simmie Cobbs, WR

  26. Tennessee Titans: Harold Landry, DE/OLB, Boston College
    Brian Orakpo appears to be slowing down, while Kevin Dodd hasn’t shown that he can be an NFL-caliber player yet. There’s a good chance the Titans spend an early draft choice on an edge rusher to start across from Derrick Morgan.

    Pick change; previously Josh Sweat, DE/OLB

  27. Minnesota Vikings: Tyquan Lewis, DE, Ohio State
    Brian Robison has stated that he’s going to retire after 2018, so the Vikings will need some new talent behind Everson Griffen and Danielle Hunter.

  28. Buffalo Bills: Isaiah Wynn, G, Georgia
    The Bills need to improve the right side of the offensive line. Perhaps Dion Dawkins will be able to properly replace Jordan Mills sometime soon. Right guard John Miller must also be upgraded.

  29. San Francisco 49ers: Christian Kirk, WR, Texas A&M
    The 49ers have just one viable receiver in Pierre Garcon. That definitely needs to change if Jimmy Garoppolo is to have success in San Francisco.

    Pick change; previously James Washington, WR

  30. Pittsburgh Steelers: Royce Freeman, RB, Oregon
    The Steelers could stand to obtain a viable backup behind Le’Veon Bell.

  31. New England Patriots: Matthew Thomas, LB, Florida State
    The Patriots desperately need to address their linebacking corps, which has been an utter mess outside of Dont’a Hightower.

  32. Cleveland Browns: James Washington, WR, Oklahoma State
    The Browns are getting Josh Gordon back from his long suspension, but can they really trust him? They’ll likely have to use one of their many early picks on a receiver.

    Pick change; previously Parris Campbell, WR





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