Green Bay Packers draft picks: Who's going in the second round?

Kevin C. Cox

If enough people vote for one guy, Ted Thompson will have to do it. It's the law.

Like yesterday, we're going to do a poll. And yesterday, you guys did an excellent job. A whopping 38 percent of you guessed that the Green Bay Packers would draft Datone Jones, and he had more than twice as many votes as the next most popular pick. I was the only writer able to give a vote for a pick who thought we'd take Jones, so be happy that 38 percent of you know more about the draft than your blog manager, Tex.

Today's poll includes a larger volume of guys to pick from than yesterday's, simply because there are more possibilities. Ted Thompson probably had his board narrowed down to five guys or so that he thought could be available at 26 that were worth the pick. Today at 55th overall, the 23rd pick in the 2nd round? It's a much different story. Some borderline first round guys could drop to us, while some guys rated as early 3rd round picks wouldn't be reaches. This is a weird draft. On NFL Network last night, they quoted a scout who had first-round grades on 20 players and second-round grades on nearly 60. This is a draft deep with potential early contributors and light on stars. If Thompson takes a guy that most scouting services rank in the 60-80 range, he's probably taking a guy with a 2nd round grade.

Having said that, I expect quite a few 'other' votes from you guys. Our staff picks will drop at 3 pm CT. Here are the guys you can choose from, vote away. The Packers have one other pick today, at 88th overall. That's too far off to do a poll for, though we'll probably stick one in the 3rd round results post and open thread around 8 pm CT.

S J.J. Wilcox
S Jonathan Cyprien
S D.J. Swearinger
WR Markus Wheaton
WR Quinton Patton
WR Justin Hunter
RB Jonathan Franklin
RB Montee Ball
RB Eddie Lacy
NT Jesse Williams
NT John Jenkins
OT David Bakhtiari
OT Menelik Watson
ILB Kevin Minter
ILB Manti Te'o
ILB Arthur Brown

Check out all of Acme Packing Company's draft coverage: 2013 NFL Draft Central | Green Bay Selects Datone Jones in First Round | Packers' Team Needs | Prospect Film Study Profiles | Packers' Complete Draft Order

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