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    2014 DRAFT
    Second and Third Round Tracker

    Fourth round

    101 Philadelphia (from Houston) Jaylen Watkins
    CB
    Florida
    102
    Washington Bashaud Breeland
    CB
    Clemson
    103
    Atlanta
    Devonta Freeman
    RB
    Florida State
    104
    NY Jets (from Tampa Bay)
    Jalen Saunders
    WR
    Oklahoma
    105 New England (from Jacksonville)
    Brian Stork
    C
    Florida State
    106
    San Francisco (from Cleveland)
    Bruce Ellington
    WR
    South Carolina
    107
    Oakland
    Justin Ellis
    NT
    Louisiana Tech
    108 Seattle (from Minnesota)
    Cassius Marsh
    DE
    UCLA
    109
    Buffalo Ross Cockrell
    CB
    Duke
    110
    St. Louis
    Mo Alexander
    S/CB
    Utah State
    111
    Cincinnati (from Detroit thru Seattle)
    Russell Bodine
    C/G
    North Carolina
    112
    Tennessee DaQuan Jones
    DT
    Penn State
    113
    NY Giants
    Andre Williams
    RB
    Boston College
    114 Jacksonville (from Baltimore) Aaron Colvin
    CB
    Oklahoma
    115
    NY Jets Shaq Evans
    WR
    UCLA
    116
    Oakland (from Miami)
    Keith McGill
    CB
    Utah
    117 Chicago Ka'Deem Carey
    RB
    Arizona
    118 Pittsburgh Martavis Bryant
    WR
    Clemson
    119 Dallas Anthony Hitchens
    LB
    Iowa
    120
    Arizona Logan Thomas
    QB
    Virginia Tech
    121 Green Bay Carl Bradford
    OLB
    Arizona State
    122 Tennessee (from Philadelphia)
    Marqueston Huff
    DB
    Wyoming
    123 Seattle (from Cincinnati) Kevin Norwood
    WR
    Alabama
    124
    Kansas City
    De'Anthony Thomas
    /
    Oregon
    125
    Miami (from San Diego)
    Walt Aikens
    CB
    Liberty
    126
    New Orleans Khairi Fortt
    LB
    California
    127
    Cleveland (from Indianapolis) Pierre Desir
    CB
    Lindenwood
    128
    Carolina
    Tre Boston
    SS
    North Carolina
    129
    San Francisco Dontae Johnson
    S/CB
    North Carolina State
    130
    New England James White
    RB
    Wisconsin
    131
    Chicago (from Denver) Brock Vereen
    FS
    Minnesota
    132
    Seattle Kevin Pierre-Louis
    LB
    Boston College
    133c
    Detroit Nevin Lawson
    CB
    Utah State
    134c
    Baltimore Brent Urban
    5T
    Virginia
    135c
    Houston Tom Savage
    QB
    Pittsburgh
    136c
    Detroit Larry Webster
    DE
    Bloomsburg
    137c
    NY Jets Dakota Dozier
    OG
    Furman
    138c
    Baltimore Lorenzo Taliaferro
    RB
    Coastal Carolina
    139c
    Atlanta Prince Shembo
    DE
    Notre Dame
    140c
    New England Cameron Fleming
    OT
    Stanford

    Fifth round

    141 Philadelphia (from Houston) Taylor Hart
    DE
    Oregon
    142
    Washington Ryan Grant
    WR
    Tulane
    143
    Tampa Bay
    Kadeem Edwards
    G/T
    Tennessee State
    144
    Jacksonville
    Telvin Smith
    LB
    Florida State
    145 Minnesota (from Cleveland)
    David Yankey
    G/T
    Stanford
    146
    Dallas (from Oakland thru Seattle and Detroit)
    Devin Street
    WR
    Pittsburgh
    147
    Atlanta
    Ricardo Allen
    CB
    Purdue
    148 Carolina (from Minnesota)
    Bene Benwikere
    CB
    San Jose State
    149
    Tampa Bay (from Buffalo) Kevin Pamphile
    G/T
    Purdue
    150
    San Francisco (from Detroit thru Jacksonville)
    Aaron Lynch
    OLB
    South Florida
    151
    Tennessee
    Avery Williamson
    LB
    Kentucky
    152
    NY Giants Nat Berhe
    SS
    San Diego State
    153
    Buffalo (from St. Louis)
    Cyril Richardson
    G/T
    Baylor
    154 NY Jets Jeremiah George
    LB
    Iowa State
    155
    Miami Arthur Lynch
    TE
    Georgia
    156
    Denver (from Chicago)
    Lamin Barrow
    LB
    LSU
    157 Pittsburgh Shaq Richardson
    CB
    Arizona
    158 Detroit (from Dallas) Caraun Reid
    DT
    Princeton
    159 Jacksonville (from Baltimore) Chris Smith
    DE
    Arkansas
    160
    Arizona Ed Stinson
    5T
    Alabama
    161 Green Bay Corey Lynsley
    C
    Ohio State
    162 Philadelphia
    Ed Reynolds
    SS
    Stanford
    163 Kansas City Aaron Murray
    QB
    Georgia
    164
    Cincinnati
    AJ McCarron
    QB
    Alabama
    165
    San Diego
    Ryan Carrethers
    NT
    Arkansas State
    166
    Indianapolis Jon Newsome
    DE
    Ball State
    167
    New Orleans Vinnie Sunseri
    SS
    Alabama
    168
    Atlanta (from Carolina thru Minnesota)
    Marquis Spruill
    LB
    Syracuse
    169
    New Orleans (from New England thru Philadelphia) Ronald Powell
    OLB
    Florida State
    170 San Francisco Keith Reaser
    CB
    Florida Atlantic
    171
    Miami (from Denver thru San Francisco)
    Jordan Tripp
    OLB
    Montana
    172
    Seattle Jordan Tripp
    OLB
    Montana
    173c
    Pittsburgh
    Wesley Johnson
    G/T
    Vanderbilt
    174c
    NY Giants
    Devon Kennard
    LB
    Southern California
    175c
    Baltimore
    John Urschel
    OG
    Penn State
    176c
    Green Bay
    Jared Abredaris
    WR
    Wisconsin

    Sixth round

    177 Houston Jeoffrey Pagan
    5T
    Alabama
    178 Tennessee (from Washington) Zach Mettnberger
    QB
    LSU
    179
    New England (from Jacksonville)
    Jon Halapio
    OG
    Florida
    180
    San Francsico(from Cleveland)
    Kenny Acker
    CB
    Southern Methodist
    181 Houston (from Oakland)
    Alfred Blue
    RB
    LSU
    182
    Atlanta
    Antone Exum
    DB
    Virginia Tech
    183
    Chicago (from Tampa Bay)
    David Fales
    QB
    San Jose State
    184 Minnesota
    Kendall James
    CB
    Maine
    185
    Tampa Bay (from Buffalo) Robert Herron
    WR
    Wyoming
    186
    Washington (from Tennessee)
    Lache Seastrunk
    RB
    Baylor
    187
    NY Giants
    Bennett Jackson
    CB
    Notre Dame
    188
    St. Louis EJ Gaines
    CB
    Missouri
    189
    Detroit
    TJ Jones
    WR
    Notre Dame
    190 Miami Matt Hazel
    WR
    Coastal Carolina
    191 Chicago Pat O'Donnell
    P
    Miami
    192
    Pittsburgh
    Jordan Zumwalt
    LB
    UCLA
    193 Kansas City (from Dallas) Zach Fulton
    OG
    Tennessee
    194 Baltimore Keith Wenning
    QB
    Ball State
    195 NY Jets Brandon Dixon
    CB
    Northwest Missouri State
    196
    Arizona Walter Powell
    WR
    Murray State
    197 Green Bay Demetri Goodson
    CB
    Baylor
    198 New England (from Philadelphia)
    Zach Moore
    DE
    Concordia-St. Paul
    199 Seattle (from Cincinnati) Garrett Scott
    OT
    Marshall
    200 Kansas City
    Laurent Duvernay-Tardif
    OT
    McGill
    201
    San Diego
    Marion Grice
    RB
    Arizona State
    202
    New Orleans Tavon Rooks
    OT
    Kansas State
    203
    Indianapolis Andrew Jackson
    WR
    Western Kentucky
    204
    Carolina
    Tyler Gaffney
    RB
    Stanford
    205
    Jacksonville (from San Francisco) Luke Bowanko
    C
    Virginia
    206 New England Jemea Thomas
    DB
    Georgia Tech
    207
    Denver Matt Paradis
    C
    Boise State
    208
    Seattle Eric Pinkins
    DB
    San Diego State
    209c
    NY Jets
    Quincy Enunwa
    WR
    Nebraska
    210c
    NY Jets
    IK Enemkplai
    DE
    Louisiana Tech
    211c
    Houston
    Jay Prosch
    FB
    Auburn
    212c
    Cincinnati
    Marquis Flowers
    LB
    Arizona
    213c
    NY Jets
    Tajh Boyd
    QB
    Clemson
    214c
    St. Louis
    Garrett Gilbert
    QB
    Southern Methodist
    215c
    Pittsburgh
    Daniel McCullers
    NT
    Tennessee

    Seventh round

    216 Houston Dre Hal
    CB
    Vanderbilt
    217
    Washington Ted Bolser
    TE
    Iowa
    218
    Baltimore (from Cleveland)
    Mike Campanaro
    WR
    Wake Forest
    219 Oakland
    Travis Carrie
    CB
    Ohio
    220 Minnesota (from Atlanta)
    Shamar Stephen
    DT
    UConn
    221
    Buffalo (from Tampa Bay)
    Randall Johnson
    LB
    Florida Atlantic
    222
    Jacksonville
    Storm Johnson
    RB
    Central Florida
    223 Minnesota
    Brandon Watts LB
    Georgia Tech
    224
    Philadelphia (from Buffalo) Beau Allen
    NT
    Wisconsin
    225
    Minnesota (from NY Giants thru Carolina)
    Jabari Price
    CB
    North Carolina
    226
    St. Louis
    Mitchell Van Dyk
    OT
    Portland State
    227
    Seattle (from Detroit) Kiero Small
    FB
    Arkansas
    228
    Washington (from Tennessee)
    Zach Hocker
    PK
    Arkansas
    229 Detroit (from Chicago thru Dallas) Nate Freese
    PK
    Boston College
    230
    Pittsburgh Rob Blanchflower
    TE
    UMass
    231 Dallas
    Ben Gardner
    DE
    Stanford
    232 Indianapolis (from Baltimore) John Ulrick
    OT
    GSU
    233 NY Jets Trevor Reilly
    OLB
    Utah
    234 Miami Terrence Fede
    DE
    Marist
    235
    Oakland (from Arizona) Shelby Harris
    DE
    Illinois State
    236 Green Bay Jeff Janis
    WR
    Saginaw Valley State
    237 Buffalo (from Philadelphia)
    Seantrel Henderson
    OT
    Miami
    238 Dallas (from Kansas City) Will Smith
    LB
    Texas Tech
    239 Cincinnati
    James Wright
    WR
    LSU
    240 San Diego
    Tevin Reese
    WR
    Baylor
    241
    St. Louis (from Indianapolis) Christian Bryant
    SS
    Ohio State
    242 Denver (from New Orleans thru San Francisco) Corey Nelson
    LB
    Oklahoma
    243 San Francisco (from Carolina)
    Kaleb Ramsey
    5T
    Boston College
    244 New England Jeremy Gallon
    WR
    Michigan
    245 San Francisco Trey Millard
    FB
    Oklahoma
    246
    Chicago (from Denver) Charles Leno
    G/T
    Boise State
    247
    Oakland
    Jon Dowling
    FS
    Western Kentucky
    248c
    Dallas
    Ahmad Dixon
    SS
    Baylor
    249c
    St. Louis
    Michael Sam
    DE Missouri
    250c
    St. Louis
    Demetrius Rhaney
    C
    Tennessee State
    251c
    Dallas
    Ken Bishop
    NT
    Northern Illinois
    252c
    Cincinnati
    Lavelle Westrooks
    CB
    Georgia Southern
    253c
    Atlanta
    Yawin Smallwood
    LB
    UConn
    254c
    Dallas
    Terrance Mitchell
    CB
    Oregon
    255c
    Atlanta
    Tyler Starr
    OLB
    South Dakota State
    256c
    Houston
    Lonnie Ballantine
    FS
    Memphis

    Second round
    #
    Team
    Player
    POS
    School
    Notes
    33 Houston Xavier Sua'Filo            
    OG
    UCLA      

    34 Dallas (from Washington) Demarcus Lawrence
    DE
    Boise State
    Cowboys give up second (#47) and third (#78) round picks to division rival Washington to move up.
    35
    Cleveland
    Joel Bitonio
    G/T
    Nevada
    Star WR Josh Gordon reportedly facing year-long suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy, but Browns pass on WRs Marqise Lee and Cody Latimer
    36 Oakland
    Derek Carr
    QB
    Fresno State
    Good things come to those who wait!!!
    37 Atlanta Ra'shede Hageman
    DT
    Minnesota
    Got a good look at need guys at TE and DE but obvously go with the top player on their board.
    38 Tampa Bay
    Austin Seferin-Jenkins
    TE
    Washington
    Big receiver corps gets bigger
    39
    Jacksonville
    Marqise Lee
    WR
    Southern California
    Great value target for Blake Bortles
    40 Detroit (from Minnesota thru Seattle)
    Kyle Van Noy
    OLB
    BYU
    Detroit gets this pick and the 146th pick for the 45th, 111th and 227nd picks.
    41
    St. Louis (from Buffalo) Lamarcus Joyner
    CB/S Florida State

    42
    Philadelphia (from Tennessee)
    Jordan Matthews
    WR
    Vanderbilt

    43
    NY Giants
    Weston Richburg
    C
    Colorado State

    44
    Buffao (from St. Louis) Cyrus Kouandjio
    OT
    Alabama

    45
    Seattle (from Detroit)
    Paul Richardson
    WR
    Colorado
    Welcome to the SB champs!!
    46 Pittsburgh Stephon Tuitt
    5T
    Notre Dame

    47
    Washington (from Dallas) Trent Murphy
    OLB
    Stanford
    And Washington finally makes an appearance
    48
    Baltimore
    Timmie Jernigan
    DT
    Florida State

    49 NY Jets Jace Amaro
    TE
    Texas Tech

    50 San Diego (from Miami) Jeremiah Attaochu
    OLB
    Georgia Tech

    51 Chicago Ego Ferguson
    DT
    LSU

    52
    Arizona Troy Niklas
    TE
    Notre Dame

    53 Green Bay Davante Adams
    WR
    Fresno State

    54 Tennessee (from Philadelphia)
    Bishop Sankey
    RB
    Washington
    Proof positive that there are RBs in this years draft!.
    55 Cincinnati Jeremy Hill
    RB
    LSU

    56
    Denver (from KC thru SF)
    Cody Latimer
    WR
    Indiana
    Just what Peyton needs; another big-play receiver
    57
    San Francisco (from San Diego thru Miami)
    Carlos Hyde
    RB
    Ohio State
    49ers front office must be bored!!
    58
    New Orleans
    Stanley Jean-Baptiste
    CB
    Nebraska

    59
    Indianapolis
    Jack Mewhort
    G/T
    Ohio State

    60
    Carolina
    Kony Ealy
    DE
    Missouri

    61
    Jacksonville (from San Francisco) Allen Robinson
    WR
    Penn State

    62 New England Jimmy Garoppolo
    QB
    Eastern Illinois
    1st non-D1A player selected; no real surprise because the Pats were checking out QBs as thoroughly as any team thru the pre-draft process
    63
    Miami (from Denver) Jarvis Landry
    WR
    LSU
    Real nice player if he's healthy
    64
    Seattle Justin Britt
    OT
    Missouri
    SB Champions get to pick whoever they want to

    Third round
    65 Houston CJ Fiedorowicz       
    TE
    Iowa          

    66
    Washington Morgan Moses
    OT
    Virginia

    67
    Miami (from Oakland)
    Billy Turner
    G/T
    North Dakota State

    68
    Atlanta
    Dez Southward
    DB
    Wisconsin

    69* Tampa Bay
    Charles Sims
    RB
    West Virginia

    70
    San Francisco (from Jacksonville)
    Marcus Martin
    C
    Southern California

    71
    Cleveland
    Christian Kirksey
    OLB
    Iowa

    72 Minnesota
    Scott Crichton
    DE
    Oregon State

    73
    Buffalo Preston Brown
    LB
    Louisville

    74
    NY Giants
    Jay Bromley
    DT
    Syracuse

    75
    St. Louis
    Tre Mason
    RB
    Auburn

    76
    Detroit Travis Swanson
    C
    Arkansas

    77
    San Francisco (from Tennessee)
    Chris Borland
    LB
    Wisconsin

    78 Washington (from Dallas) Spencer Long
    OG
    Nebraska

    79
    Baltimore Terrence Brooks
    FS
    Florida State

    80
    NY Jets
    Dexter McDougle
    CB
    Maryland

    81 Oakland (from Miami) Gabe Jackson
    OG
    Mississippi State

    82 Chicago Will Sutton
    DT
    Arizona State

    83 Houston (from Pittsburgh thru Cleveland and Philadelphia) Louis Nix
    NT
    Notre Dame

    84
    Arizona Kareem Martin
    DE
    North Carolina

    85 Green Bay Khyri Thornton
    DT
    Southern Mississippi

    86 Philadelphia
    Josh Huff
    WR
    Oregon

    87 Kansas City Phillip Gaines
    CB
    Rice

    88
    Cincinnati
    Will Clarke
    DE
    West Virginia

    89
    San Diego
    Chris Watt
    OG
    Notre Dame

    90
    Indianapolis Donte Moncrief
    WR
    Mississippi

    91
    Arizona (from New Orleans) John Brown
    WR
    Pittsburg State

    92
    Carolina
    Trai Turner
    OG
    LSU

    93
    Jacksonville (from New England) Brandon Linder
    OG
    Miami

    94 Cleveland (from San Francisco) Terrance West
    RB
    Towson

    95
    Denver Michael Schofield
    G/T
    Michigan

    96
    Minnsota (from Seattle) Jerick McKinnon
    RB
    Georgia Southern

    97c
    Pittsburgh
    Dri Archer
    /
    Kent State

    98c
    Green Bay
    Richard Rodgers
    TE
    California

    99c
    Baltimore
    Crockett Gilmore
    TE
    Colorado State

    100c
    San Francisco
    Brandon Thomas
    G/T
    Clemson


    #
    TEAM
    Projected Pick
    Actual Pick
    Notes
    1 HOUSTON
    DE Jadeveon Clowney
    DE Jadeveon Clowney
    No real surprise here as the Texans, if they ever did really want to move the pick, were simply asking for way too much for any team to make a reasonable offer. And the Texans get the best player on the board, although Clowney isn't necessarily a great fit in Houston's 3-4 defense where he'll have to play in reverse some. Still Andrew Luck is going to squirm a bit over at Indianapolis, but Houston fans may squirm next year as the team is likely to play a lot of 7-6 games next fall with Ryan Fitzpatrck as their nominal starting QB. Could the 33rd pick be in play in a trade with New England for QB Ryan Mallette. Grade: A
    2 ST. LOUIS (from Washington) OT Greg Robinson
    OT Greg Robinson
    A case could have been made for the Rams totake explosive WR Sammy Watkins, but Robinson is simply the better prospect. Plus the Rams should be able to get some downfield weapons for Sam Bradford with their passel of later picks whereas it would have been much tougher to find a potential ro Bowl OT like Robinson. Grade: A
    3
    JACKSONVILLE
    LB Khalil Mack
    QB Blake Bortles
    The Jags had to find a QB to become even remotely relevant again and pulled the trigger with the third pick, but wimped out takin the ultra-conservative Bortles over Johnny Manziel. Time will tell will tell whether they took the right guy. Lot of happy teams lower in the top 10, though, happy to see Bortles go that early. Grade C+
    4
    BUFFALO (from Cleveland)
    WR Sammy Watkins
    WR Sammy Watkins
    The Bills may have sold their souls for a chance to finally dethrone New England in the AFC East, but get the most dynamic playmaker in the draft who will give EJ Manual a prime target. It dodn't come cheap, though, as the Bils gave Cleveland their #1 pick in 2015 along with the 9th and 109th (4th round) this year. Grade B+
    5
    OAKLAND
    LB Khalil Mack
    LB Khalil Mack
    After butchering the 2013 draft, the Raiders got it right this time with a guy who more tan one team had as THE best player in the draft. Grade A+
    6
    ATLANTA
    OT Jake Matthews
    OT Jake Matthews
    Falcons really wanted an edge rusher along the lines of Clowney or Mack but get a great consolation prize in the Matthews who is one of the most pro-raedy guys in this draft. Great technician with light feet and outstanding character, along with great football bloodlines.  Grade B+
    7 TAMPA BAY Could this be Manziel? More likely WR Mike Evans or maybe even DT Aaron Donald
    WR Mike Evans
    Bucs get a guy they thought had moved out of their reach; Evans will be paired with Vincent Jackson to give the Bucs one of the biggest, potentially most dynamic WR groups in the league. Issue in a division with nothing but elite QBs for the Bucs is how to compete with Josh McCown against the likes of Brees, Newton and Ryan. Grade: B+
    8
    CEVELAND (from Minnesota) We'll say it: Manziel
    CB Justin Gilbert
    Great job by the Browns to add an extra #1 in 2015, but they have to start convert on the pics they have, but not sure this is it; Gilbert is a nice player who doubles as a special kick returner, but how much closer to being a relevant team does this pick get the Browns. Grade (with trade) B+
    9
    MINNESOTA (from Buffalo thru Cleveland) DT Aaron Donald
    LB Anthony Barr
    Solid pick, plus the Vikes get an exra 5th rounder; still another top 10 pick where you wonder whether the team is any closer to the playoffs. Grade B+
    10
    DETROIT TE Eric Ebron
    TE Eric Ebron
    Didn't get the WR they wanted, but the top TE should do nicely. Grade B+
    11 TENNESSEE LB CJ Mosley
    OT Taylor Lewan
    Hard to argue with a guy who was likely the top player on most boards around the league at the time. And sure its nice to have depth up front but how the heck do you score in the NFL with no QB, no RB and no receivers!! Grade: C
    12 NEW YORK GIANTS DT Aaron Donald
    WR Odell Beckham
    Eli gets a really emerging target with deep speed. and if you think Eli is happy Victor is absolutely ecstatic. Grade: B+
    13
    ST. LOUIS FS Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix
    DT Aaron Donald
    The already Super (as in Bowl) NFC West gets a lot tougher as the Rams get two of the very best linemen in this draft with tons of upside! Grade A+
    14 CHICAGO LB CJ Mosley
    CB Kyle Fuller
    Maybe the first real surprise of this year'sopening round. Grade B
    15 PITTSBURGH CB Darqueze Dennard
    LB Ryan Shazier
    Hard to know what to make of the big; good player with speed who the Steelers can use in a number of ways; again, though, one of those picks where one strains to see how it makes the team a whole ot better. Grade B
    16
    DALLAS Johnny Manziel OT Zack Martin
    Jerry Jones resists the temptgation to take Texas-favorite Johnny Manziel to upgrade a dismal defense with an OT? Grade C-
    17 BALTIMORE FS Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix
    LB CJ Mosley
    Almost had to be somebody from Alabama; really solid player who the Ravens can use in a variety of ways, although he isn't going to give them much when they rush the passer. Grade B
    18 NEW YORK JETS
    WR Brandin Cooks
    FS Calvin Pryor
    Jets desperately wanted a receiver but missed out on the top guys so will have to wait until the second. Meanwhile, Pryor is another in a string of solid, safe picks that look like they will be more complimentary players than impact guys at the next level. Grade B
    19
    MIAMI Have no clue!
    OT Ja'waun James
    That's who we were going to say!! With all the top guys off the board at OT the Dolphins reached a tad for a guy who was a late riser. Grade C+
    20 NEW ORLEANS (from Arizona) CB Darqueze Dennard
    WR Brandin Cooks
    Another weapon for DrewBrees who is a tad undersized but super fast and was incrdibly productivein college who will be a great fit in the Saints offense. It did cost the Saints, who didn't have a lot of picks to begin with their 3rd rounder. Grade A
    21 GREEN BAY FS Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix
    FS Ha-Ha Clinton- Dix
    Packers get the guy they likely wanted all along but probably figured he'd never last until their pick. Grade B+
    22 CLEVELAND (from  Philadelphia) QB Johnny Manziel
    QB Johnny Manziel
    Wonderful move by the Browns manipulating the board to get some extra picks, a quality DB AND the most electric kid to come out of college in some time. Grade A++
    23
    KANSAS CITY
    WR Marqise Lee
    OLB Dee Ford
    Interesting pick by the Chiefs who 'only' got 22 sacks from their OLBs last fall so one wonders where he fits especially on a team that struggles to score and there were somereceivers that could have helped.  Grade B-
    24
    CINCINNATI CB Draqueze Dennard
    CB Darqueze Dennard
    Solid team gets a solid player who lacks graet measurables, but was considered to be one of the better pure football players in the draft. Grade B
    25 SAN DIEGO CB Bradley Roby
    CB Jason Verrett
    Really good player but coming off an injury. Grade B
    26
    PHILADELPHIA (from Indianapolis thru Cleveland) WR Marqise Lee
    OLB Marcus Smith
    Underrated tweener edge rusher wasn't considered to be a first round candidate and probably isn't; atleast they traded down and added a pick before making the pick. Grade C
    27
    ARIZONA (from New Orleans) QB Teddy Bridgewater
    SS Deone Bucannon
    Tough kid with excellent speed is an underrated player who most people figured was a mid-second rounder but has some physical upside. Grade B
    28 CAROLINA WR Marqise Lee
    WR Kelvin Benjamin
    Polarizing receiver with great size - in fact he's built more like a TE - but with questionable explosion; big target for Cam Newton especially in the red zone. Grade B-
    29
    NEW ENGLAND
    WR Marqise Lee
    DT Dominique Easley
    Nice value pick by the Packers who get a poor man's Aaron Donald; very quick and disruptive but was downgraded by a knee injury. Grade B+
    30
    SAN FRANCISCO
    WR Marqise Lee
    FS Jimmie Ward
    49ers looked liked the filled a stadium at their draft party. Hard to tell, though, whether they were necessarily thrilled with a safety for the second year in a row.  Ward is a good player, though, who is tough and instinctive
    31
    DENVER DT Ra'Shede Hageman
    CB Bradley Roby
    Good pick who likely would have gone higher had he not been found asleep at the wheel of a parked car a couple of weeks before the draft. Grade B+
    32
    MINNESOTA (from Seattle) QB Teddy Bridgewater
    QB Teddy Bridgewater
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