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2015 NFL Draft: Day Two Open Thread and Tracker

This is when the draft starts to get fun!

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Day two of the draft is where all of the magic happens. Trades are more plentiful and Bill Belichick's heart grows three sizes this day. He should probably have that checked out.

There are a ton of top tier prospects still on the board and there's a chance the Patriots could use some of their draft ammo to move up to bolster their roster. Will New England move up? Time will tell. The first round is what makes the headlines. The second and third rounds win championships.

General Information

Time: 7 p.m. ET

Venue: Auditorium Theatre, Chicago IL

Broadcast: NFL Network, ESPN2

Allotted Times:
Round 2: 7 minutes per pick
Round 3: 5 minutes (compensatory selections: 4 minutes)

Patriots' assigned selections:
Round 2: pick 32 (#64)
Round 3: pick 32 (#96), pick 33 (#97, compensatory)

Draft Picks

Second Round

2 33 Tennessee Titans - TRADED TO THE GIANTS - S Landon Collins, Alabama; Giants instantly improve their secondary by taking the top safety in the draft.

2 34 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - OT Donovan Smith, Penn State; A road grading tackle who might be able to play some right guard. He's a big boy.

2 35 Oakland Raiders - ED Mario Edwards Jr., Florida State; Extremely versatile, very young, a ton of promise, not fully there. Will be the heir to Justin Tuck.

2 36 Jacksonville Jaguars - RB T.J. Yeldon, Alabama; I like Yeldon a lot. He can run, catch, and block. Still might be too rich of a pick.

2 37 New York Jets - WR Devin Smith, Ohio State; The best deep ball receiver in the draft. Maybe Geno Smith can magically develop more accuracy?

2 38 Washington Redskins - ED Preston Smith, Mississippi; A truly impressive physical specimen, Smith plays inside and out on the defensive line and is always disruptive. Great pick.

2 39 Chicago Bears - DT Eddie Goldman, Florida State; The Bears wanted a penetrating defensive tackle, and they took a space eater. Goldman's fit will be interesting to watch.

2 40 New York Giants - TRADED TO THE TITANS - WR Dorial Green-Beckham, Oklahoma; DGB is a physical marvel, but he struggles to learn the playbook. The Titans needed a wide receiver for Marcus Mariota.

2 41 St. Louis Rams - TRADED TO THE PANTHERS - WR Devin Funchess, Michigan; Funchess has all of the talent in the world, but has slow footspeed and is kind of a tweener. Similar to current Panther receiver Kelvin Benjamin.

2 42 Atlanta Falcons - CB Jalen Collins, Louisiana State; Collins is a big outside defender, but he wasn't able to solidify himself as a starter. He's a definite project, but has the measurables to intrigue.

2 43 Cleveland Browns - TRADED TO THE TEXANS - LB Bernardrick McKinney, Mississippi; McKinney was one of the top linebackers in the draft, but has some limited ability moving backwards up the field. He's a prototypical 3-4 ILB in the shape of an improved Brandon Spikes. Good spot for his skills.

2 44 New Orleans Saints - ED Hau'oli Kikaha, Washington; Kikaha was a tremendously productive rusher for the past two seasons. Has two ACL injuries on his register, or he'd be a mid-1st prospect.

2 45 Minnesota Vikings - LB Eric Kendricks, UCLA; Kendricks is the best linebacker in the draft, but the two taken before him (Stephone Anthony, McKinney) offer more upside. Kendricks is going to be a stud as a rookie.

2 46 San Francisco 49ers - S Jaquiski Tartt, Samford; Tartt was a top rated safety and is going to pair with Eric Reid and Jimmie Ward to offer an extremely rangy deep field.

2 47 Miami Dolphins - TRADED TO THE EAGLES - DB Eric Rowe, Utah; Philadelphia really wanted Devin McCourty and Rowe was the closest they could find in the draft. He can play either free safety or cornerback and he'll excel at either.

2 48 San Diego Chargers - CB Denzel Perryman, Miami; Perryman a small, thumping linebacker and will play next to Manti Te'o and Donald Butler for a long time.

2 49 Kansas City Chiefs - IOL Mitch Morse, Missouri; Morse was a tackle in college and was announced as a center when drafted. ESPN's Mike Reiss is a big fan and he's a very mobile blocker.

2 50 Buffalo Bills - CB Ronald Darby, Florida State; Darby can play on an island and he gives head coach Rex Ryan another cornerback to pair with Stephon Gilmore and Corey Graham.

2 51 Houston Texans - TRADED TO THE BROWNS - ED Nate Orchard, Utah; Orchard is an extremely quick, if not a little light, pass rusher. He's easily moved when engaged with a lineman, but has the speed to avoid the contact.

2 52 Philadelphia Eagles - TRADED TO THE DOLPHINS - DT Jordan Phillips, Oklahoma; Phillips is a one dimensional defender as a space eater. He will rotate into Miami's stacked defensive line.

2 53 Cincinnati Bengals - OT Jake Fisher, Oregon; Fisher is the Bengals left tackle of the future and will have a season to grow into his frame. He's very athletic, but can still add an extra 10 pounds to his frame. Bengals took Cedric Ogbuehi in the first round, so... I dunno. Ogbuehi could move to guard.

2 54 Detroit Lions - RB Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska; An undersized three-tool running back (run, catch, block), Abdullah will be a menace behind the monstrous Lions offensive line.

2 55 Arizona Cardinals - TRADED TO THE RAVENS - TE Maxx Williams, Minnesota; Williams is the top tight end in the draft and it shows that the Ravens don't have their hopes too high for Dennis Pitta.

2 56 Pittsburgh Steelers - CB Senquez Golson, Ole Miss; Golson is a complete ball hawk, but it slightly undersized. The Steelers are doing their best to bolster their defense.

2 57 Carolina Panthers - TRADED TO THE RAMS - OT Rob Havenstein, Wisconsin; An All American tackle, he comes from a run based offense and will absolutely help protect Cam Newton's backside.

2 58 Baltimore Ravens - TRADED TO THE CARDINALS - ED Markus Golden, Missouri; Golden tested very poorly, but scouts liked his motor and his playmaking ability. He's stout and will stop the run, while offering an inconsistent pass rush.

2 59 Denver Broncos - OT Ty Sambrailo, Colorado State; Sambrailo was a second round prospect for most of the college football season, but once he hit the post-season circuit and matched up against the top prospects, his stock started to fall.

2 60 Dallas Cowboys - ED Randy Gregory, Nebraska; The Cowboys needed a pass rusher and they wound up with a top 10 talent. They were able to protect Dez Bryant out of college, it might sound crazy, but this could be a great fit for Gregory. He'll play across from Greg Hardy. Yikes.

2 61 Indianapolis Colts - TRADED TO THE BUCCANEERS - OG Ali Marpet, Hobart; The Bucs have their right guard to play across from Logan Mankins. Marpet is extremely raw having played at a lower level of competition, but offers a tremendous amount of upside.

2 62 Green Bay Packers - CB Quinten Rollins, Miami (OH); Rollins has just one year of football under his belt, but in that one season he was named his conference defensive player of the year. He has oodles of upside.

2 63 Seattle Seahawks - ED Frank Clark, Michigan; Clark fell due to domestic violence charges. He has prototypical size, but this is a really questionable decision.

2 64 New England Patriots - S Jordan Richards, Stanford; Sigh. Who?

Third Round

3 65 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - TRADED TO THE COLTS - CB D'Joun Smith, Florida Atlantic

3 66 Tennessee Titans - OT Jeremiah Poutasi, Utah

3 67 Jacksonville Jaguars - OG A.J. Cann, South Carolina

3 68 Oakland Raiders - TE Clive Walford, Miami

3 69 Washington Redskins - TRADED TO THE SEAHAWKS - WR Tyler Lockett, Kansas State

3 70 New York Jets - TRADED TO THE TEXANS - WR Jaelen Strong, Arizona State

3 71 Chicago Bears - OC Hroniss Grasu, Oregon

3 72 St. Louis Rams - OT Jamon Brown, Louisville

3 73 Atlanta Falcons - RB Tevin Coleman, Indiana

3 74 New York Giants - ED Owamagbe Odighizuwa, UCLA

3 75 New Orleans Saints - QB Garrett Grayson, Colorado State

3 76 Minnesota Vikings - TRADED TO THE CHIEFS - WR Chris Conley, Georgia

3 77 Cleveland Browns - RB Duke Johnson, Miami

3 78 New Orleans Saints - CB P.J. Williams, Florida State

3 79 San Francisco 49ers - ED Eli Harold, Virginia

3 80 Kansas City Chiefs - TRADED TO THE LIONS - CB Alex Carter, Stanford

3 81 Buffalo Bills - OG John Miller, Louisville

3 82 Houston Texans - TRADED TO THE JETS - ED Lorenzo Mauldin, Louisville

3 83 San Diego Chargers - CB Craig Mager, Texas State

3 84 Philadelphia Eagles - LB Jordan Hicks, Texas

3 85 Cincinnati Bengals - TE Tyler Kroft, Rutgers

3 86 Arizona Cardinals - RB David Johnson, Northern Iowa

3 87 Pittsburgh Steelers - WR Sammie Coates, Auburn

3 88 Detroit Lions - TRADED TO THE VIKINGS - ED Danielle Hunter, Louisiana State

3 89 Carolina Panthers - TRADED TO THE RAMS - QB Sean Mannion, Oregon State

3 90 Baltimore Ravens - DT Carl Davis, Iowa

3 91 Dallas Cowboys - OT Chaz Green, Florida

3 92 Denver Broncos - TE Jeff Heuerman, Ohio State

3 93 Indianapolis Colts - DT Henry Anderson, Stanford

3 94 Green Bay Packers - WR Ty Montgomery, Stanford

3 95 Seattle Seahawks - TRADED TO WASHINGTON - RB Matt Jones, Florida

3 96 New England Patriots - TRADED TO CLEVELAND - DT Xavier Cooper, Washington State

3* 97 New England Patriots - ED Geneo Grissom, Oklahoma

3* 98 Kansas City Chiefs - CB Steven Nelson, Oregon State

3* 99 Cincinnati Bengals - LB Paul Dawson, Texas Christian


Enjoy the draft, everyone, and please DO NOT TIP ANY PICKS!