2022 NFL Mock Draft: Round 2
33. Jacksonville Jaguars: Daxton Hill, S, Michigan
Landing a defensive tackle early should help but the Jaguars need much more help in order to rebuild this team. Drafting 33rd overall means they can get a day one talent still — which they do by adding Daxton Hill from Michigan to be their new star safety.
34. Detroit Lions: Sam Howell, QB, North Carolina
They didn’t take a quarterback in the first round but that doesn’t mean they should skip on on all weekend — especially if Sam Howell is still here at pick 34. Howell is not a sure thing but he drives the ball very well and could push Jared Goff for his job.
35. New York Jets: Daniel Faalele, OT, Minnesota
Alijah Vera-Tucker and Mekhi Becton are good, young offensive linemen that the Jets can build around. They do have Morgan Moses as well, but with him hitting free agency it might be more financially prudent to add Daniel Faalele from Minnesota to play right tackle.
36. New York Giants: David Bell, WR, Purdue
The Giants need wide receivers but they were able to wait until Round 2 thanks to the depth in this class. David Bell from Purdue could end up being a solid contributor for them.
37. Houston Texans: Trent McDuffie, CB, Washington
Trent McDuffie feels like a first-round pick but there’s also a chance he could last into day two. Here, he lands with the Houston Texans who could use much more talent at corner.
38. New York Jets (via Carolina Panthers): Logan Hall, EDGE, Houston
Back on the clock once again, the New York Jets add Logan Hall from Houston in an effort to bolster their pass rush.
39. Chicago Bears: Roger McCreary, CB, Auburn
Another potential starting cornerback slides into the second round and the Chicago Bears gladly bring him in as they take Auburn’s Roger McCreary at No. 39.
40. Denver Broncos: Myjai Sanders, EDGE, Cincinnati
He won’t replace what Von Miller brought to the table but the Denver Broncos do need more players who can get after the quarterback. Myjai Sanders is their pick here and while he needs to refine his pass-rushing, he’s a potential contributor out of the gate with a high ceiling.