2017 NFL Mock Draft: Second-round picks include Dalvin Cook, DeShone Kizer – CBSSports.com
Ball security issues. Pass protection problems. Medical concerns. Off-field baggage. The “red flags” are why
Florida State Seminoles
wasn’t drafted in the first round.
But with the ball in his hands, Cook is a dynamic playmaker who can move the chains and be a home run threat. He shouldn’t have to wait long on Day 2 of the 2017 NFL Draft to hear his name called, especially with a running back-needy team like the
Green Bay Packers
selecting first at pick No. 33.
33. Green Bay Packers
Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State: Due to several issues on the field and off, Cook fell through the first round, making him a steal for Green Bay.
Alabama Crimson Tide
: Robinson ends up on the ground way too often, but his raw traits can help Seattle’s line at guard or tackle.
, OG, Western Kentucky: A four-year starter at left tackle, Lamp can stop the revolving door at left guard for the Jaguars.
Kevin King, CB, Washington: Chicago addressed the offense with a quarterback in Round 1, help the secondary in Round 2.
Los Angeles Rams
Tyus Bowser, DE/OLB,
: In Wade Phillips’ 3-4 scheme, the Rams will be searching for an explosive edge rusher — like Bowser.
38. Los Angeles
San Diego Chargers
: San Diego opted for receiver over secondary help in Round 1, but are still able to land a talented safety here.
New York Jets
: The Jets landed an impact safety in Round 1 and pick up cornerback help in Round 2.
: The Panthers added
, but need to develop youth at edge rusher.
: Cincinnati has never had a problem with “character” guys before and they’ll likely target a running back on Day 2.
New Orleans Saints
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
: At some point, the Saints need to plan for life after
— maybe that day is Friday.
: With his slow 40-yard dash times and brash attitude, Tabor could end up being a bargain this late.
Michigan State Spartans
: As Buffalo transitions to a 4-3 scheme, the Bills can get younger on the interior of the line.
California Golden Bears
: Quarterback was wiped out in the first round for Arizona, making Webb a Plan B in Round 2.
Ohio State Buckeyes
: An Ohio State playmaker fell to the Colts in Round 1 and it might happen again in Round 2.
: Baltimore always has their eye on upgrading the pass rush and Lawson can be the heir to
: The Vikings will look to upgrade the interior of their line on Day 2 and Feeney is a natural fit.
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: Cunningham has the play range and instincts that the Redskins need in the middle of the defense.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
: With Grimes in the final year of his deal, cornerback is a position that could use an upgrade.
Adam Shaheen, TE, Ashland: The Broncos have some talent on the tight end depth chart, but Shaheen has more upside than all of them.
Josh Dobbs, QB, Tennessee: The Browns are expected to draft a quarterback at some point and the coaches had Dobbs in Mobile.
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Kansas State Wildcats
: Willis would give the Lions a capable edge threat opposite from Ziggy Ansah.
Western Michigan Broncos
: Miami bypassed offensive line in the first round, but still get NFL starter quality at this pick.
New York Giants
, LB, Ohio State: The Giants are missing a thumper at linebacker, something McMillan would help address.
: The Raiders are hoping to find a three-down linebacker on Day 2 and Riley can fill that role.
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: Whether Melifonwu plays cornerback or safety, the Texans could use depth at both positions.
58. Seattle Seahawks
, CB, Florida: A good-sized athlete, Wilson fits the mold of the Seattle cornerback, a great fit for both sides.
Kansas City Chiefs
, RB, Tennessee:
is a solid option at running back, but Kamara provides a fastball to the arsenal.
: The Cowboys need secondary help and Tankersley was a top-30 visit in Dallas, making this marriage a possibility.
61. Green Bay Packers
Derek Rivers, DE/OLB, Youngstown State: The Packers are expected to add young depth on the edges and Rivers has intriguing NFL potential.
Penn State Nittany Lions
: Wide receiver might not be the top need, but it won’t take long for Godwin to pass others on the Steelers depth chart.
: A true centerfield safety, Williams and
would form a dynamic safety duo for the next several years.
64. Carolina Panthers (from New England)
East Carolina Pirates
: With his performances at the Senior Bowl and Combine, Jones has put himself in the second-round discussion.