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Second-round mock draft: Myles Jack, Cody Whitehair, Noah Spence among talent still available


32. Cleveland: ILB Myles Jack, UCLA
The Browns have 11 picks remaining -- including three in the third, fourth and fifth rounds, giving them an astonishing 10 of the next 142 picks. In other words, they have plenty of opportunities to address needs, and can take a chance on Jack, whose risk-reward ratio is right.

33. Tennessee: CB Mackensie Alexander, Clemson
A chance to upgrade the secondary with a first-round-caliber talent is one the Titans should take.

34. Dallas: DE Noah Spence, Eastern Kentucky
Exactly the kind of player the Cowboys often take a chance on, and with Greg Hardy not returning, Dallas needs some explosion off the edge.

35. San Diego: TE Hunter Henry, Arkansas
With Ladarius Green leaving and Antonio Gates entering his 14th season, here is a chance to ensure a smooth transition -- and also take some of the pressure off the future Hall of Famer.

36. Baltimore: CB Kendall Fuller, Virginia Tech
An aggressive man corner should fit well in Baltimore.

37. Kansas City (from San Francisco): OLB Kamalei Correa, Boise State
With Justin Houston lost for the season, the Chiefs need an extra edge rusher to work with Tamba Hali and Dee Ford.


  1. Jacksonville: G Cody Whitehair, Kansas State**
    With Ramsey addressing a big need, the Jaguars can focus on providing better protection for Blake Bortles.

39. Tampa Bay: S Vonn Bell, Ohio State
Bell fills a pressing need in Tampa Bay's defense.

40. N.Y. Giants: ILB Reggie Ragland, Alabama
Big Blue needs a tackling machine in the worst way.

41. Chicago: DE Jarran Reed, Alabama
John Fox's defensive reconstruction needs some fortification up front. Reed could start right away.

42. Miami: RB Derrick Henry, Alabama
The Dolphins would have loved for Ezekiel Elliott to fall, but didn't reach for a running back. If Henry is here, their patience will have paid off. A three-pick run on 'Bama stars would be interesting if it actually happened, as well.

43. Tennessee (from Philadelphia through Los Angeles): DE/DT Jonathan Bullard, Florida He has versatility to go inside and outside in the Titans' scheme.

44. Oakland: DT A'Shawn Robinson, Alabama
A long and somewhat unexpected fall for Robinson ends.

45. Tennessee (from Los Angeles): WR Michael Thomas, Ohio State
After fortifying the protection in Round 1, it's time to get Marcus Mariota some targets.

46. Detroit: DT Andrew Billings, Baylor
The Lions need to rebuild their defensive line, which hasn't recovered from the twin departures of Nick Fairley and Ndamukong Suh.

47. New Orleans: CB Xavien Howard, Baylor
New Orleans has plenty of reconstruction work looming on its defense.


  1. Indianapolis: DL Chris Jones, Mississippi State**
    Not necessarily the biggest need, but a good fit. Indianapolis needs to continue focusing on its lines and building from the inside out.

49. Buffalo: DT Austin Johnson, Penn State
Johnson should be able to slide alongside Marcell Dareus.

50. Atlanta: DE Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State
Atlanta's quest to upgrade its defense continues. Ogbah and first-round pick Keanu Neal are the kind of players Dan Quinn would have targeted when he was in Seattle as the Seahawks' defensive coordinator.

51. N.Y. Jets: QB Connor Cook, Michigan State
After bypassing Paxton Lynch in Round 1, the Jets get the next quarterback off the board.

52. Houston: S Darian Thompson, Boise State
Thompson's coverage and ball skills should fit the Texans' scheme.


  1. Washington: OLB Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State**
    He would bring some burst off the edge that could help Washington.

54. Minnesota: DE/DT Adolphus Washington, Ohio State
Mike Zimmer can find plenty of ways to use Washington up front.

55. Cincinnati: WR Sterling Shepard, Oklahoma
The run on wide receivers happened just before Cincinnati's first-round pick, but they opted for patience, knowing they could find talent later.

56. Seattle: C Nick Martin, Notre Dame
The interior of the Seahawks' O-line still needs work; here's a good opportunity to help that out.

57. Green Bay: OLB Kyler Fackrell, Utah State
Could be groomed to take over for Julius Peppers in a year, while working on a rotational basis as a rookie.

58. Pittsburgh: S Justin Simmons, Boston College
The restoration work on the Steelers' secondary needs to continue.

59. Kansas City: OT Jason Spriggs, Indiana
Mobile tackle could fit well up front.

60. New England: RB Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech
Dixon can flourish on the wheel routes Bill Belichick loves to use.

61. New England (from Arizona): DE Kevin Dodd, Clemson
As productive as Shaq Lawson, Dodd provides an insurance policy in case Chris Long struggles returning from injury.

62. Carolina: S/LB Su'a Cravens, USC
Panthers GM Dave Gettleman values front-seven defenders more than almost any other executive, and Cravens should find a home as a linebacker.

63. Denver: S Jeremy Cash, Duke
The Broncos-Duke connection is strong, and Cash provides a physical presence that would allow him to contribute in sub packages immediately; he could split the box role in dime personnel with T.J. Ward.

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