2022 NFL Mock Draft: Round 2

Last update: Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022. Changes in all three rounds.
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  1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Darian Kinnard, OT, Kentucky
    The Jaguars need to add some protection to help Trevor Lawrence.

    Darian Kinnard has surprising athleticism for his 340-pound frame.

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  2. Detroit Lions: Jahan Dotson, WR, Penn State
    The Lions have a major void of talent at receiver, so they’ll need to spend multiple early picks to address the position.

    Jahan Dotson caught 52 passes for 884 yards and eight touchdowns in just nine games in 2020. The 5-11 receiver made a big leap in production from the previous year.

  3. New York Jets: Devin Lloyd, LB, Utah
    The Jets sorely need to upgrade the middle of their defense.

    Devin Lloyd can be used outside or inside in a 3-4 (or at linebacker in the 4-3), as he’s an athletic defender who has impressed as both a pass rusher and a coverage linebacker this year.

  4. New York Giants: Kenyon Green, G, Texas A&M
    The interior offensive line is still a weakness for the Giants, so this is a way to give Daniel Jones more help.

    Kenyon Green is a former five-star recruit tackle, but he may have to play guard at the next level.



  5. Houston Texans: Alec Pierce, WR, Cincinnati
    Will Fuller is gone, while Brandin Cooks is a ticking time bomb. The Texans are desperate for receiver help.

    The 6-3 Alec Pierce has a great size and speed combination.

  6. New York Jets: Arnold Ebiketie, DE/OLB, Penn State
    Here’s another edge rusher for the Jets, who need to put forth multiple resources into this area.

    Sources told Charlie Campbell that Arnold Ebiketie compares favorably to Yannick Ngakoue.

  7. Chicago Bears: Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn
    The Bears have some serious problems at cornerback after losing Kyle Fuller this offseason.

    Roger McCreary is only 5-11, but he has amazing coverage skills.

  8. Denver Broncos: Matt Corral, QB, Ole Miss
    The Broncos need to find a new franchise quarterback. Vic Fangio was not lying about the issues at the position.

    Matt Corral developed well under Lane Kiffin, completing 71 percent of his passes in 2020.

    Pick change; previously Phidarian Mathis, DT



  9. Seattle Seahawks: Carson Strong, QB, Nevada
    The Seahawks may decide to trade Russell Wilson and blow everything up this offseason. If so, here’s their new quarterback.

    Carson Strong completed 70 percent of his passes in 2020, all while maintaining a 27:4 touchdown-to-interception ratio. Strong has decent arm talent and could emerge as a first-round pick.

  10. Washington Redskins: Abraham Lucas, OT, Washington State
    The Redskins could address their offensive line to help their next franchise quarterback.

    Abraham Lucas has tremendous length and athleticism.

  11. Atlanta Falcons: Daxton Hill, S/CB, Michigan
    The Falcons are hurting for talent in their secondary to pair with A.J. Terrell.

    Daxton Hill played great as the nickel cornerback this year, but he may move to safety in the NFL.



  12. Cleveland Browns: Phidarian Mathis, DT, Alabama
    The Browns lost Sheldon Richardson, so they may want to obtain an interior presence on the defensive line.

    Phidarian Mathis has excellent athleticism and upside.

    Pick change; previously Zachary Carter, DT

  13. Baltimore Ravens: Justyn Ross, WR, Clemson
    The Ravens drafted Rashod Bateman in the first round, but they still could use another receiver.

    Justyn Ross is a 6-4, 210-pound monster who catches everything. Alabama had no answer for him in the national championship. Unfortunately, he missed all of 2020 with an injury.



  14. Minnesota Vikings: Chasen Hines, G, LSU
    The Vikings have a weak offensive line they’ll need to address this upcoming offseason.

    Chasen Hines is a massive interior lineman (6-3, 349) who needs to work on pass protection.

  15. Indianapolis Colts: Bernhard Raimann, OT, Central Michigan
    The Colts need a new left tackle, as Eric Fisher is just a temporary solution.

    A former tight end, Bernhard Raimann is an athletic left tackle.






  16. Los Angeles Chargers: Jermaine Waller, CB, Virginia Tech
    The Chargers have a weakness at cornerback that they may want to address early in the 2022 NFL Draft.

    Jermaine Waller has been a ballhawking cornerback in 2021, notching three interceptions in the early stages of the season.

  17. New Orleans Saints: Drake London, WR, USC
    The Saints could double up on receivers, given their huge need at the position.

    Drake London has mismatch size, and he could be in for a big 2021 season with other receivers gone.

    Pick change; previously Matt Corral, QB

  18. Miami Dolphins: Brian Robinson Jr., RB, Alabama
    The Dolphins can’t evaluate the running back talent on their team, so they’ll need to find a new player at the position.

    Brian Robinson runs with quickness and power to burst through tackles.



  19. Philadelphia Eagles: Brandon Smith, LB, Penn State
    The Eagles had one of the weakest linebacking corps in the NFL, so this is an area they must upgrade.

    Brandon Smith is a very athletic linebacker with tremendous upside.




  20. Pittsburgh Steelers: Aqeel Glass, QB, Alabama A&M
    The Steelers won’t have Ben Roethlisberger next year. This means they’ll have nothing at quarterback because Mason Rudolph isn’t the answer. The Steelers may decide to use this pick on their next franchise quarterback.

    Aqeel Glass has great scrambling ability. He greatly improved his accuracy this past season.

  21. San Francisco 49ers: R.J. Roderick, S, South Carolina
    Jaquiski Tartt is an impending free agent who may have to be replaced.

    NFL advance scouts have been very impressed with R.J. Roderick, according to Charlie Campbell.

  22. Las Vegas Raiders: Ed Ingram, G, LSU
    Despite selecting Alex Leatherwood in the opening round, the Raiders still need to improve their regressing offensive line.

    Ed Ingram is a tough run blocker who has displayed some athleticism.

  23. New England Patriots: Logan Hall, DE, Houston
    The Patriots could use edge-rushing help to allow them to defeat Josh Allen.

    Logan Hall is a long, athletic edge rusher who has enjoyed a great 2021 campaign.

  24. Arizona Cardinals: Nick Bonitto, DE/OLB, Oklahoma
    Both Chandler Jones and J.J. Watt are in their 30s, so they’ll need to find some successors.

    Nick Bonitto is a tweener, but can serve as an edge-rushing specialist in a 3-4 system.



  25. Cincinnati Bengals: Zakoby McClain, LB, Auburn
    The Bengals have needed linebacker help since Vontaze Burfict left the team. Logan Wilson has played well, but another linebacker is needed.

    Zakoby McClain is a tackling machine who needs to improve his pass coverage.

  26. Buffalo Bills: Christian Harris, LB, Alabama
    Tremaine Edmunds might be on his way out next offseason, so here’s a potential replacement.



  27. Dallas Cowboys: Smoke Monday, S, Auburn
    The Cowboys continue to have huge problems in the secondary that they must address.

    Smoke Monday has great tackling ability.

  28. Denver Broncos: Demarvioun Overshown, LB, Texas
    The Broncos were terrible against the run this past season, so they could stand to improve the middle of their defense.

    Demarvioun Overshown was flying all over the field in Texas’ impressive Week 1 win versus Louisiana.

  29. Kansas City Chiefs: Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida
    The Chiefs have struggled against No. 2 receivers this season. Here’s some help for the secondary.

    Kaiir Elam has a good mix of length and quickness.

  30. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Andrew Booth Jr., CB, Clemson
    Cornerback is the one weak group on Tampa Bay’s roster.

    Andrew Booth Jr. is coming off an impressive 2020 campaign. There will be more focus on him with Derion Kendrick being expelled from the team.

  31. Atlanta Falcons: Calvin Austin, WR, Memphis
    Calvin Ridley may never play football again. Even if he does, the Falcons need to find a receiver to replace Julio Jones as well.

    Calvin Austin is small receiver (5-9) but is very fast and elusive.

    Pick change; previously Drake London, WR

  32. Green Bay Packers: Zachary Carter, DT, Florida
    The Packers have been weak to the run for way too long. They need to do something to fix this issue.

    Zachary Carter has the quickness and athleticism to perhaps sneak into the first round.

    Pick change; previously LaBryan Ray, DT





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