2022 NFL Mock Draft: Round 2

Last update: Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Changes in all 7 rounds.
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  1. Jacksonville Jaguars: Tyler Linderbaum, C/G, Iowa
    The Jaguars must protect Trevor Lawrence, which is a big problem because Brandon Linder retired. Jacksonville has to be thrilled to be getting this sort of a prospect atop Round 2.

    Tyler Linderbaum is coming off an amazing year. He can play guard as well, but would be much better at center.

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  2. Detroit Lions: Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia
    I can’t remember the last time the Lions had consistently great linebacker play. Perhaps they’ll use this pick to rectify this issue.

    Nakobe Dean is an athletic and instinctive linebacker.

  3. New York Jets: Quay Walker, LB, Georgia
    The Jets sorely need to upgrade the middle of their defense.

  4. New York Giants: Arnold Ebiketie, DE/OLB, Penn State
    The Giants could stand to double up on edge rushers, given how weak their pass rush is. This pick would still make sense if New York takes an edge player at No. 5 or 7.

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

  5. Houston Texans: Breece Hall, RB, Iowa State
    Bill O’Brien may disagree, but it’s a sad state of affairs to have Rex Burkhead as your lead back. The Texans need someone new to complement their next franchise quarterback.

    Breece Hall is a physical runner who has quality receiving skills.

  6. New York Jets: Perrion Winfrey, DT, Oklahoma
    The Jets need help everywhere, and that includes the interior of the defensive line.

    Perrion Winfrey dominated the trenches in 2020, especially late in the season.

  7. Chicago Bears: Wan’Dale Robinson, WR, Kentucky
    The Bears lost Allen Robinson to the Rams, so they have nothing at receiver beyond Darnell Mooney.

    Wan’Dale Robinson has game-breaking speed.

    Pick change; previously Skyy Moore, WR

  8. Seattle Seahawks: Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina
    The Seahawks need to find a new franchise quarterback in the wake of trading Russell Wilson. Drew Lock is obviously not the answer.

    Sam Howell threw for 38 touchdowns in 2019, which was a Division I-A record for a freshman. He doesn’t have ideal size (6-1, 225), but there’s no doubting his throwing ability.

    Pick change; previously Matt Corral, QB

  9. Seattle Seahawks: Sam Williams, DE, Ole Miss
    Two pass rushers in three picks is possible. The Seahawks had a severe issue getting to the quarterback last year. Given that they are in a division with Kyler Murray and Matthew Stafford, that must change quickly.

    Sam Williams is very talented, but has character concerns.

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

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

  11. Atlanta Falcons: Desmond Ridder, QB, Cincinnati
    The Falcons will need a long-term answer at quarterback despite signing Marcus Mariota.

    Desmond Ridder impressed this year. He has shown an improved ability to work through progression, and he’s good at using his feet to extend plays.

  12. Cleveland Browns: George Pickens, WR, Georgia
    The Browns acquired Amari Cooper, but Deshaun Watson still needs another receiver.

    George Pickens has nice size (6-3), tremendous athleticism and a wide catch radius. He has some character issues, but nothing egregious.

  13. Baltimore Ravens: DeVonte Wyatt, DT, Georgia
    DeVonte Wyatt has some quickness despite his 315-pound frame. However, some teams have removed him from their board due to repeated domestic violence, per a Charlie Campbell report in the NFL Hot Press. His slide could stop here, as the Ravens have taken chances on troubled players in the past.

  14. Minnesota Vikings: Ed Ingram, G, LSU
    The Vikings have a huge hole at guard. It’s too early to address the position at No. 12, so they can find help here.

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

  15. Washington Redskins: Kaiir Elam, CB, Florida
    The Redskins had major problems at cornerback last year, so they could address the position early in the 2022 NFL Draft.

    Kaiir Elam has a good mix of length and quickness.

    Pick change; previously Kyler Gordon, CB

  16. Chicago Bears: Nick Petit-Frere, OT, Ohio State
    The Bears already had offensive line woes, and that was before losing James Daniels in free agency. They need an upgrade at nearly every position up front.

    Nick Petit-Frere has moved from right tackle to the blind side this year and has played very well.

  17. New Orleans Saints: Cam Taylor-Britt, CB, Nebraska
    The Saints are thin at cornerback, so they could address the position on Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft.

    Pick change; previously Alec Pierce, WR

  18. Kansas City Chiefs: Kyler Gordon, CB, Washington
    The Chiefs lost cornerback talent in free agency, so they may target that position with this pick.

    Kyler Gordon is a solid cornerback, though he doesn’t get many turnovers.

    Pick change; previously Wan’Dale Robinson, WR

  19. Philadelphia Eagles: Christian Harris, LB, Alabama
    Many expect the Eagles to address the linebacker position at Nos. 15 or 18. That could happen, but given the team’s history of eschewing linebackers in the first round, I think it’s more likely that they obtain an answer at the position in the second frame.

  20. Pittsburgh Steelers: Boye Mafe, DE, Minnesota
    The Steelers had no pass rush last year when T.J. Watt was hurt.

    Boye Mafe seems to have a wide range. Some teams believe he could be chosen in the first round, while others believe he’s a Day 2 vanilla left end.

    Pick change; previously Sam Howell, QB

  21. Green Bay Packers: Travis Jones, NT, Connecticut
    The Packers have struggled to stop the run in recent years, so perhaps they’ll do something about it early in the 2022 NFL Draft.

  22. New England Patriots: Alontae Taylor, CB/S, Tennessee
    The Patriots could use some youth in their secondary, and Bill Belichick is always down for obtaining versatile players.

    The speedy Alontae Taylor has put together some great tape as a corner in the SEC. He can also play safety.

  23. Arizona Cardinals: Nik Bonitto, DE/OLB, Oklahoma
    The Cardinals lost Chandler Jones this offseason, so they’ll likely spend a second-day pick on an edge rusher.

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

    Pick change; previously Kenneth Walker, RB

  24. Dallas Cowboys: Jaquan Brisker, S, Penn State
    The Cowboys continue to have huge problems in the secondary that they must address.

    Jaquan Brisker is an instinctive safety with good speed.

  25. Buffalo Bills: Kenneth Walker, RB, Michigan State
    The Bills will be looking for a new running back to pair with Devin Singletary.

    Kenneth Walker is a tough back who runs with great balance.

    Pick change; previously Sean Rhyan, G

  26. Atlanta Falcons: Alec Pierce, WR, Cincinnati
    The Falcons have nothing at receiver, so they’ll need to address the position early in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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

  27. Green Bay Packers: Jalen Tolbert, WR, South Alabama
    The Packers almost have to spend two of their first four selections on receivers in the wake of Davante Adams’ departure.

    Jalen Tolbert has shown some big-play ability, but level of competition is obviously a question mark.

  28. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Drake Jackson, DE, USC
    Jason Pierre-Paul is a free agent, so the Buccaneers will want to add an edge rusher to go along with Shaq Barrett and Joe Tryon.

    Pick change; previously Nik Bonitto, DE/OLB

  29. San Francisco 49ers: Josh Paschal, DE, Kentucky
    It’s been reported that Dee Ford won’t return in 2022, so the 49ers will need another edge rusher.

    Josh Paschal is stout as a run defender, and he can also get some pressure on the quarterback.

    Pick change; previously Boye Mafe, DE

  30. Kansas City Chiefs: DeMarvin Leal, DE/DT, Texas A&M
    The Chiefs need another edge rusher, especially with all the talented quarterbacks suddenly in the AFC.

    DeMarvin Leal was dominant to close out the 2020 campaign, so he had lots of promise heading into 2021. He ended up recording 8.5 sacks.

  31. Cincinnati Bengals: Cam Jurgens, C, Nebraska
    The Bengals did a great job of upgrading their offensive line this offseason, but they’re still looking for a starting center.

    Cam Jurgens had an outstanding pro day workout to bolster his draft stock.

    Pick change; previously Boye Mafe, DE

  32. Denver Broncos: Chad Muma, LB, Wyoming
    The Broncos lost some linebacker talent this offseason, so they’re expected to address this position early this weekend.

    Chad Muma displayed superior athleticism at the combine.

    Pick change; previously Drake Jackson, DE



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