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APC Mock Draft, Round 2: Lions finally find long-term replacement for Suh

As we keep going with round two, one of Green Bay's division rivals gets an excellent defensive tackle prospect to anchor the middle of their line for years to come.

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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.

We reach the midway point of the second round with these picks, which find perhaps one or two potential Green Bay Packers targets coming off the board. One NFC North rival makes its second pick in the draft, landing an anchor on the defensive line after taking an offensive tackle in the first round.

2.13 (44 overall): Oakland Raiders pick S Keanu Neal, Florida

Mike Vieth: Charles Woodson retiring leaves a massive hole in the secondary for the Raiders. Keanu Neal from Florida will step in on day one as his replacement. Neal is a hard-hitting, run stuffing specialist. He sometimes goes for the big hit too often and loses some technique but not many will break a tackle once he gets his arms wrapped around a ball carrier. He isn't too bad in coverage either. He can read routes and anticipate where receivers are going well. However, his hips are stiff and will have trouble staying with some of the faster receivers. Overall, he'll be a nice pick for the Raiders right here and be another immediate starter and tone-setter for a team overhauling it's defense.

2.14 (45): Los Angeles Rams pick WR Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh

Tex Western: The Rams have two second-round picks, and we grabbed safety Vonn Bell two picks earlier. But like the Browns and 49ers before them, we get a receiver for the other team that took a quarterback in the first. The Rams have to find a way to generate production in the passing game and use Tavon Austin as a Percy Harvin sort of player rather than a down-field receiver. Boyd's addition gives the Rams a sure-handed target who can serve as both a medium and deep threat for first-round pick Paxton Lynch.

2.15 (46): Detroit Lions pick DT Vernon Butler, Louisiana Tech

The Lions replaced Ndamukong Suh with Haloti Ngata last season, but he is clearly on the downslope of his career. Enter Butler, a disruptive force who can slot in as a starter immediately and should be able to develop as both a plus run defender and interior pass-rusher.

2.16 (47): New Orleans Saints pick G Joshua Garnett, Stanford

Jon Barnett: New Orleans has been trying to increase the use of the running game recently and they need to improve the middle of their line to do this. Good value here as Garnett is quite possibly the best Guard in the draft. He is a large run blocker who started the last two years at Stanford.

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 Keanu Neal S Florida
2.45 LA Tyler Boyd WR Pittsburgh
2.46 DET Vernon Butler DT Louisiana Tech
2.47 NO Joshua Garnett G Stanford
2.48 IND

2.49 BUF

2.50 ATL

2.51 NYJ