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Second-Round Mock Draft

33. JACKSONVILLE: DE Tank Carradine, Florida State
A somewhat surprising -- but short -- descent ends as the Jaguars manage to address their pass-rushing needs after passing up Dion Jordan for Luke Joeckel in Round 1.

The departure of Delanie Walker for Tennessee creates an opening for Jim Harbaugh to target a player he knows well from his years coaching Stanford. Ertz isn't an ideal replacement -- he isn't the blocker that Walker is -- but provides Colin Kaepernick another target.

35. PHILADELPHIA: QB Geno Smith, West Virginia
Because why not?

36. DETROIT: OT Menelik Watson, Florida State
The Lions couldn't have been pleased that none of the top three offensive tackles dropped to them early. Watson could have been a first-rounder.

37. CINCINNATI (FROM OAKLAND): RB Eddie Lacy, Alabama
BenJarvus Green-Ellis broke 1,000 yards, but also averaged less than four yards per carry. Cincinnati's defense is in fairly sound shape; picking Lacy will make this a draft haul focused on surrounding quarterback Andy Dalton with a potent supporting cast.

38. ARIZONA: OT Terron Armstead, Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Armstead is an equal athlete to Lane Johnson, but is more raw, and has a greater transition coming from an FCS school. But he has a high upside, although he would benefit from a year as a backup to adjust.

39. N.Y. JETS: QB Ryan Nassib, Syracuse
Make this pick, and the clock starts ticking loudly on Mark Sanchez.

40. TENNESSEE: LB Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
The Titans reportedly met with Te'o in February. An out-of-the-spotlight, rebuilding club might be the best spot for Te'o given the hubbub of recent months.

41. BUFFALO: WR Justin Hunter, Tennessee
The Bills ought to be ecstatic if Hunter, projected as a first-rounder by some, is still on the board.

42. OAKLAND (FROM MIAMI): DT Kawann Short, Purdue
Plenty of Raiders units need rebuilding, and Short is arguably the best player available here.

43. TAMPA BAY: QB Matt Barkley, USC
If Josh Freeman falters in the last year of his contract, this could be an attractive backup plan. After adding Darrelle Revis this week and ex-49ers safety Dashon Goldson in free agency, this is not a team that appears willing to endure another slump from their talented, but erratic, incumbent quarterback.

44. CAROLINA: WR Quinton Patton, Louisiana Tech
Finding a legitimate, No. 2 option with Steve Smith is essential. Patton showed in Senior Bowl practices that he wasn't simply a product of a pass-friendly system.

45. SAN DIEGO: DE/LB Damontre Moore, Texas A&M
With Shaun Phillips apparently no longer in their plans, the Chargers need to supplement their edge pass rush.

46. BUFFALO (FROM ST. LOUIS): LB Kevin Minter, LSU
It's a surprise that he's fallen this far. He shouldn't fall any farther.

47. DALLAS: G Larry Warford, Kentucky
The Cowboys need help up front. Plenty of it. Travis Frederick might have only been the beginning. Warford's size might scare some people off, but he's dropped some weight, is light on his feet and he's bright enough to pick up a scheme quickly.

48. PITTSBURGH: WR Robert Woods, USC
Here's a chance to begin making up for the loss of Mike Wallace. He won't immediately replace him, but the Steelers like to draft and develop homegrown wideouts.

49. N.Y. GIANTS: DE Sam Montgomery, LSU
The Giants will never be shy about loading up on defensive linemen.

50: CHICAGO: WR Keenan Allen, California
Getting Jay Cutler another target couldn't hurt, especially since their offense should become even more pass-intensive under new coach Marc Trestman.

51. WASHINGTON: LB Arthur Brown, Kansas State
Some mocks had him pegged as a first-round pick, and this could be considered a bargain.

Hunt would have been a decent enough pick if the Patriots had held onto their first-round pick; here, he's a bargain.

53. CINCINNATI: CB Jamar Taylor, Boise State
As with many players in the second round, one could make a case for him in the first round. That's the nature of this year's draft, with so many players bunched together.

54. MIAMI (FROM INDIANAPOLIS): CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson, Connecticut
The Dolphins might have been in position to pick a cornerback had they not traded up in the first round. This was the pick Miami received for Vontae Davis last summer, so in a way, Wreh-Wilson would be a direct replacement.

55. GREEN BAY: RB Montee Ball, Wisconsin
Many Packers fans are Badgers fans, and this will tickle their fancies. He also fills a need.

56. SEATTLE: LB Sio Moore, Connecticut
To a lesser degree than Eric Fisher, but still a notable one, Moore was a revelation during practice week at the Senior Bowl. Moore is a high-motor talent who is as effective in the pass rush as he is against the run.

57. HOUSTON: LB Jamie Collins, Southern Mississippi
Uber-athletic and versatile. He can play any linebacking slot and could start right away.

58. DENVER: RB Le'veon Bell, Michigan State
It might be hard for the Broncos to pass up the burly Bell, who was more productive than fellow Big 10 product Montee Ball last year. Most of the other running backs left on the board at this point are ripe with questions.

59. NEW ENGLAND: DT Johnathan Hankins, Ohio State
Endurance and stamina concerns dogged Hankins, whose production often tailed off during the fourth quarter. He could be highly effective as part of a rotation until he figures out the conditioning part.

60. ATLANTA: TE Gavin Escobar, San Diego State
A potential replacement for Tony Gonzalez. He possesses a similar skill set, but could use a year of polish -- which the return of Gonzalez will provide.

61. SAN FRANCISCO: DT/NT Jesse Williams, Alabama
This will be big news in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, the hometown of Williams. He can also line up at fullback in a pinch.

62. BALTIMORE: WR Terrance Williams, Baylor
An explosive downfield threat who would be a good threat for the Ravens' vertical philosophy.

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