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APC Mock Draft 2016, Round 2: Jaylon Smith finds a home in Miami

One of the toughest players to project goes off the board in the top half of the second round in our mock draft.

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Acme Packing Company's 2016 mock draft continues on with round two, which will be released over the course of this week. The rules were simple: seven authors were assigned four or five teams apiece, and made the picks for each of those teams whenever they came up. We will pick the first three rounds of the draft.

2.9 (40 overall): New York Giants pick DT Kenny Clark, UCLA

The Giants have a desperate need all over their defense, and Clark's addition would bolster the interior of their line. Though they recently signed tackle Damon Harrison from the Jets in free agency and still have fourth-year tackle Jonathan Hankins, but another body will certainly be welcome to help that struggling defense stop the run as well as rush the passer.

2.10 (41): Chicago Bears pick LB Su'a Cravens, USC

The Bears locked up the inside linebacker position this spring by signing Danny Trevathan and Jerrell Freeman, but Cravens could be a swiss-army knife for coordinator Vic Fangio. He could feasibly line up at safety, in the slot, or at linebacker, and he would be one of a few players with the versatility to lock down athletic tight ends.

2.11 (42): Miami Dolphins pick LB Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame

Jason B. Hirschhorn: The biggest risk-reward prospect in the draft, Jaylon Smith could have factored into the top-overall selection before a devastating knee injury took him down in Notre Dame's bowl game. Smith probably needs a full year before returning to the field, but he could become an All-Pro once he does.

2.12 (43): Los Angeles Rams pick S Vonn Bell, Ohio State

Tex Western: When the Rams moved Mark Barron to linebacker, that left them with a hole at free safety opposite strong safety T.J. McDonald. Bell is a perfect addition to the back end of the defense here, as he is better on the back end as a ball-hawk than as an in-the-box run defender.

Mock Draft Summary

Round One
Pick Team Player Position College
1.1 TEN Laremy Tunsil OT Mississippi
1.2 CLE Jared Goff QB California
1.3 SD Jalen Ramsey DB Florida State
1.4 DAL Joey Bosa DE Ohio State
1.5 JAX Myles Jack LB UCLA
1.6 BAL DeForest Buckner DE Oregon
1.7 SF Carson Wentz QB North Dakota State
1.8 PHI (via MIA) Ezekiel Elliott RB Ohio State
1.9 TB Ronnie Stanley OT Notre Dame
1.10 NYG Laquon Treadwell WR Mississippi
1.11 CHI Vernon Hargreaves III CB Florida
1.12 NO Sheldon Rankins DT Louisville
1.13 MIA (via PHI) Shaq Lawson DE Clemson
1.14 OAK Reggie Ragland ILB Alabama
1.15 LA Paxton Lynch QB Memphis
1.16 DET Jack Conklin OT Michigan State
1.17 ATL Darron Lee LB Ohio State
1.18 IND Noah Spence OLB Eastern Kentucky
1.19 BUF Emmanuel Ogbah DE Oklahoma State
1.20 NYJ A'Shawn Robinson DT Alabama
1.21 WAS Cody Whitehair OL Kansas State
1.22 HOU Josh Doctson WR TCU
1.23 MIN Leonard Floyd LB Georgia
1.24 CIN Corey Coleman WR Baylor
1.25 PIT Taylor Decker OT Ohio State
1.26 SEA William Jackson III CB Houston
1.27 GB Andrew Billings DT Baylor
1.28 KC Derrick Henry RB Alabama
1.29 ARI Robert Nkemdiche DL Mississippi
1.30 CAR Germain Ifedi OT Texas A&M
1.31 DEN Jarran Reed DT Alabama
Round Two
Pick Team Player Position College
2.32 CLE Will Fuller WR Notre Dame
2.33 TEN Mackensie Alexander CB Clemson
2.34 DAL Eli Apple CB Ohio State
2.35 SD Jason Spriggs OT Indiana
2.36 BAL Kamalei Correa OLB Boise State
2.37 SF Michael Thomas WR Ohio State
2.38 JAX Karl Joseph S West Virginia
2.39 TB Kendall Fuller CB Virginia Tech
2.40 NYG Kenny Clark DT UCLA
2.41 CHI Su'a Cravens LB USC
2.42 MIA Jaylon Smith LB Notre Dame
2.43 LA (via PHI) Vonn Bell S Ohio State
2.44 OAK

2.45 LA

2.46 DET

2.47 NO