2022 NFL Mock Draft: Round 2



Last update: Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. Changes in both rounds.
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  1. New York Jets: Zakoby McClain, LB, Auburn
    The Jets have been weak at linebacker for quite some time, so here's an upgrade.

    Zakoby McClain is a tackling machine who needs to improve his pass coverage.

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  2. Atlanta Falcons: Amare Barno, DE, Virginia Tech
    The Falcons haven't possessed a potent edge rusher in a long while. They can begin to bolster their defense by finding one.

    NFL advance scouts were impressed with Amare Barno's 2020 tape that saw him accumulate 6.5 sacks.

  3. Detroit Lions: Jayln Armour-Davis, CB, Alabama
    The Lions need some cornerback help across from Jeff Okudah, or perhaps a replacement for him in the future.

    Jayln Armour-Davis is a 6-1 cornerback with a good skill set.

    Pick change; previously Akayleb Evans, CB

  4. Philadelphia Eagles: Chris Olave, WR, Ohio State
    I'll be shocked if Jalen Reagor makes a big leap in 2021. I believe the Eagles will want to upgrade him.

    Chris Olave has a good mix of size (6-1, 185) and speed. He was a big play-maker at the end of 2019.

    Pick change; previously Zay Flowers, WR



  5. Minnesota Vikings: Jayden Daniels, QB, Arizona State
    The Vikings could use this pick to replace the overpaid Kirk Cousins. I'm not a believer in Kellen Mond, who was unimpressive in the preseason for the most part.

    Jayden Daniels has nice upside and could be a second-round selection.

  6. New York Giants: Ed Ingram, G, LSU
    The interior offensive line is still a weakness for the Giants, so this is a way to give Daniel Jones more help.

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

  7. Jacksonville Jaguars: R.J. Roderick, S, South Carolina
    Here's more help for the Jaguars, who need upgrades all over their defense.

    NFL advance scouts have been very impressed with R.J. Roderick, according to Charlie Campbell.

  8. Miami Dolphins: Demarvioun Overshown, LB, Texas
    The Dolphins will be looking for linebacker help after the Benardrick McKinney experiment failed.

    Demarvioun Overshown was flying all over the field in Texas' impressive Week 1 win versus Louisiana.

    Pick change; previously James Skalski, LB



  9. Cincinnati Bengals: Terrell Bernard, LB, Baylor
    The Bengals have needed linebacker help since Vontaze Burfict left the team.

    Terrell Bernard has three-down starting potential for the NFL.

    Pick change; previously Demarvioun Overshown, LB

  10. Houston Texans: John Metchie, WR, Alabama
    Will Fuller is gone, while Brandin Cooks is a ticking time bomb. The Texans are desperate for receiver help.

    John Metchie has a tendency to make big plays for Alabama's offense.

  11. Chicago Bears: Akayleb Evans, CB, Missouri
    The Bears have some serious problems at cornerback after losing Kyle Fuller this offseason.

    Akayleb Evans has good speed and athleticism to go along with his 6-1 frame.

    Pick change; previously Myles Jones, CB



  12. Philadelphia Eagles: Nakobe Dean, LB, Georgia
    The Eagles have one of the worst linebacking corps in the NFL that they need to address.

    Nakobe Dean is an athletic and instinctive linebacker.

    Pick change; previously Terrell Bernard, LB

  13. Pittsburgh Steelers: Darian Kinnard, OT, Kentucky
    The Steelers lost four starting offensive linemen this offseason, so they'll need to find some blocking help next spring.

    Darian Kinnard has surprising athleticism for his 340-pound frame.

    Pick change; previously Daniel Faalele, OT



  14. Baltimore Ravens: Zay Flowers, WR, Boston College
    The Ravens drafted Rashod Bateman in the first round, but they still could use another receiver.

    Zay Flowers is a 5-10 receiver, but he has game-breaking speed.

    Pick change; previously George Pickens, WR

  15. New Orleans Saints: Drake London, WR, USC
    The Saints have needed a No. 2 receiver across from Michael Thomas for quite some time.

    Drake London has mismatch size, and he could be in for a big 2021 season with other receivers gone.




  16. Dallas Cowboys: Smoke Monday, S, Auburn
    The Cowboys continue to have huge problems in the secondary that they must address.

    Smoke Monday has great tackling ability.

  17. Seattle Seahawks: D'Vonte Price, RB, Florida International
    Rashaad Penny has been a failure, so the Seahawks could use an early selection on a running back sometime soon.

    D'Vonte Price has a nice combination of size and quickness.

  18. New England Patriots: George Karlaftis, DE, Purdue
    The Patriots could use edge-rushing help to allow them to defeat Josh Allen.

    George Karlaftis was a monstrous pass rusher in his freshman campaign, generating 17.5 tackles for loss.

    Pick change; previously Josh Jobe, CB



  19. Atlanta Falcons: Treylon Burks, WR, Arkansas
    The Falcons will need a replacement for Julio Jones, so perhaps they can use Tennessee's pick on another Alabama receiver.

    Treylon Burks is a 6-foot-3 receiver with good speed.




  20. Green Bay Packers: Phidarian Mathis, DT, Alabama
    The Packers have been weak to the run for way too long. They need to do something to fix this issue.

    Phidarian Mathis has excellent athleticism and upside.

    Pick change; previously Nakobe Dean, LB

  21. Washington Redskins: Carson Strong, QB, Nevada
    The Redskins will use an early pick on a quarterback if Taylor Heinicke disappoints.

    Carson Strong completed 70 percent of his passes in 2020, all while maintaining a 27:4 touchdown-to-interception ratio.

  22. Cleveland Browns: George Pickens, WR, Georgia
    I don't anticipate Odell Beckham Jr. being on the roster much longer, so the Browns could be interested in another receiver.

    George Pickens had an amazing freshman season. He has nice size (6-3), tremendous athleticism and a wide catch radius.

    Pick change; previously Jadon Haselwood, WR

  23. Buffalo Bills: Ventrell Miller, LB, Florida
    Tremaine Edmunds might be on his way out next offseason, so here's a potential replacement.

    Ventrell Miller is a fast linebacker who has become a nice play-maker in Florida's defense.

  24. New York Jets: Isaiah Spiller, RB, Texas A&M
    The Jets waited until the fifth round to take a running back, so they could address that need with this pick.

    Isaiah Spiller rushed for 1,036 yards and nine touchdowns in 2020. He did OK as a receiver out of the backfield.



  25. Kansas City Chiefs: Jalen Tolbert, WR, South Alabama
    Sammy Watkins is gone, so the Chiefs will want to find a No. 2 receiver at some point.

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

  26. Los Angeles Chargers: Brenton Cox, DE/OLB, Florida
    Melvin Ingram is gone, so the Chargers will need to find another edge rusher to start across from Joey Bosa.

    Brenton Cox has a nice skill set and plenty of athleticism and upside.



  27. Los Angeles Rams: Charlie Kolar, TE, Iowa State
    Much like the Jaguars, apparently, the Rams lost Gerald Everett, so he'll need to be replaced.

    Charlie Kolar is a quality route runner who has nice hands.

  28. San Francisco 49ers: Bubba Bolden, S, Miami
    Jaquiski Tartt is an impending free agent who may have to be replaced.

    Bubba Bolden needs to bulk up for the NFL, but he could sneak into the first round.

  29. Arizona Cardinals: LaBryan Ray, DT, Alabama
    The Cardinals obtained J.J. Watt this offseason, but he's obviously not a long-term solution on the defensive line.

    LaBryan Ray flashed a bit alongside Quinnen Williams and now has a larger role on Alabama.

  30. Las Vegas Raiders: Chasen Hines, G, LSU
    Despite selecting Alex Leatherwood in the opening round, the Raiders still need to improve their regressing offensive line.

    Chasen Hines is a massive interior lineman (6-3, 349) who needs to work on pass protection.

    Pick change; previously Kenyon Green, G

  31. Denver Broncos: Henry To'o To'o, LB, Alabama
    The Broncos have been looking for linebacker help for quite a while, so perhaps they'll fix that issue with this pick.

    Henry To'o To'o switched from Tennessee from Alabama, where Nick Saban will get the most out of his talents.

  32. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Josh Jobe, CB, Alabama
    Cornerback is the one weak group on Tampa Bay's roster.

    Josh Jobe is a big, athletic cornerback with tremendous upside.

    Pick change; previously Jalen Green, CB



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