2012 NFL Draft: Post-Round 1 Discussion Thread

So the day is over, but the draft has just begun. Plenty of prospects have fallen through the cracks and are ready to be taken at the top of the second round.

The Patriots stole the show, in my totally biased opinion, when they traded up twice to nab pass rusher Chandler Jones and linebacker Dont'a Hightower. Jones gives the Patriots a great option on the outside, with solid strength and athletic ability to complement Rob Ninkovich. Hightower is too good of a player to pass over and the Patriots had to make a move. Look for him to play both outside linebacker in the 4-3 fronts and on the inside in the 3-4.

How do you think the Patriots did? They gave away their later round picks to move up and it seems like they received very good deals while moving up.

Here are some of the top remaining players:

CB Janoris Jenkins, Josh Robinson, Casey Hayward

LB Lavonte David, Zach Brown

DE/OLB Courtney Upshaw, Andre Branch, Vinny Curry

DT Devon Still, Jerel Worthy, Kendall Reyes,

OG Cordy Glenn, Amini Silatolu

OT Jonathan Martin, Bobby Massie, Mike Adams

OC Peter Konz

WR Stephen Hill, Alshon Jeffery

TE Coby Fleener

So talk about today! Who did well? What should the Patriots do tomorrow?

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