The second round of the 2013 NFL Draft is now complete. There were trades and a couple questionable selections and for what happened in the first round here’s where to find the information.
No.33: Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International
Jacksonville Jaguars improve secondary with the second best safety in the draft.
No.34: Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee
San Francisco 49ers trade down to the 40th selection and also receive the 216th pick and a third-round pick in 2014. The Tennessee Titans took Hunter to give Jake Locker another target and as protection in case Kenny Britt can’t stay healthy.
No.35: Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford
The Philadelphia Eagles take the second best tight end in the draft and give Michael Vick a great target.
No.36: Darius Slay, CB, Mississippi State
A solid move by the Detroit Lions to help improve their defense with the selection of Slay.
No.37: Giovani Bernard, RB, North Carolina
Cincinnati Bengals needed a running back and took Bernard who has excellent speed and can also be utilized in the passing game.
No.38: Manti Te’o, ILB, Notre Dame
The Arizona Cardinals traded down to no.45 and also received the 110th pick from the San Diego Chargers. With a laundry list of needs Te’o fills the need with the departure of Takeo Spikes.
No.39: Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia
The New York Jets got their replacement for Mark Sanchez with the drafting of Smith.
No.40: Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State
A great move by the 49ers and he will get to learn from Justin Smith.
No.41: Robert Woods, WR, USC
Woods who had a disappointing 2012 due to injury should provide help at wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills.
No.42: Menelik Watson, Florida State, OT
Oakland Raiders take an athletic OT who is still learning the position and has a strong upside.
No.43: Jonathan Banks, CB, Mississippi State
Tampa Bay Buccaneers get a tall cornerback and have improved their secondary even more after acquiring Darrelle Revis and Dashon Goldson.
No.44: Kawann Short, Purdue, DT
Carolina Panthers add another defensive tackle a great move for a franchise that continually struggles on defense.
No.45: Kevin Minter, ILB, LSU
Defensively the Arizona Cardinals needed to replace the production of the suspended Daryl Washington and Minter provides that.
No.46: Kiko Alonso, ILB, Oregon
Alonso is a physical linebacker and will surprise teams with his coverage skills a very good pick for the Bills.
No.47: Gavin Escobar, TE, San Diego State
With the selection of Escobar the Dallas Cowboys give Tony Romo another tight end to throw to.
No.48: Le’Veon Bell, RB, Michigan State
An interesting pick the Pittsburgh Steelers got the type of running back that organization craves.
No.49: Jonathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State
The New York Giants took a run stopper with Hankins.
No.50: Jonathan Bostic, ILB, Florida
The highest linebacker taken by the Chicago Bears since Brian Urlacher who Bostic will replace.
No.51: David Amerson, CB, North Carolina State
Washington Redskins take one of the bigger corners in the draft did struggle at times in 2012.
No.52: Jamie Collins, OLB, Southern Mississippi
Collins provides a pass rusher that the New England Patriots need.
No.53: Margus Hunt, DE, Southern Methodist University
He’s a project, yet has the size and strength to dominate and adds to the pass rush for the Bengals.
No.54: Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise State
One of the better cornerbacks in the draft the Miami Dolphins do well with this pick.
No.55: Vance McDonald, TE, Rice
49ers trade up with the Green Bay Packers giving up the 61st pick and the 174th pick. Taken Vance McDonald a tight end who should start right away as the no.2 tight end.
No.56: Arthur Brown, OLB, Kansas State
The Seattle Seahawks traded down receiving the 165th and 199th pick from the Baltimore Ravens. Brown is an excellent fit for the defending champions.
No.57: D.J. Swearinger, S, South Carolina
With a lack of depth at safety the Houston Texans make a tremendous pick.
No.58: Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin
Needing an eventual replacement to Willis McGahee the Denver Broncos got their man with Ball.
No.59: Aaron Dobson, Marshall, WR
Patriots second pick of the second round and pick up a big receiver in Dobson.
No.60: Robert Alford, CB, Southeast Louisiana
Atlanta Falcons took another cornerback and Alford could also return punts.
No.61: Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
An interesting choice by the Packers in terms of running back.
No.62: Chrstine Michael, RB, Texas A&M
The Seahawks add depth at running back with the selection of Michael.