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Best Players Remaining for Day 2 of the 2017 NFL Draft

Green Bay traded down and out of Round 1 for a 4th round pick. So who’s left at 33?

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Welp. How about that, huh?

After three and a half hours of speculation, Teddy T traded out of the 1st round all together, swapping pick 29 with the Browns for 33, and 108 (First pick of Day 3). There are still a lot of highly ranked players remaining, quite a few that were definitely expected to go in Round 1. Let’s take a look at some of the prospects remaining on Day 2 of the draft:


  • DeShone Kizer, QB, Notre Dame - Kizer is the best QB left remaining, could someone trade up with the Packers to ensure they get him?
  • Davis Webb, QB, California - Webb is a great 9 route thrower, someone will overdraft the average at best gunslinger.
  • Dalvin Cook, RB, Florida State - Off-field issue and medical issues push the former 5* recruit down the board. He could be the pick at 33.
  • Alvin Kamara, RB, Tennessee - The satellite back falls to Day 2, but should be coveted throughout the 2nd round.
  • Joe Mixon, RB, Oklahoma - This is the key guy to watch. Mixon could absolutely be the pick at 33. I just have a feeling.
  • Curtis Samuel, RB/WR, Ohio State - Samuel is an electric playmaker without a real position. He should go in Round 2.
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster - The young receiver will turn 21 during his rookie season, but where will he go in Day 2?
  • Cam Robinson, OT, Alabama - Cam Robinson is better than some of the guys drafted in Round 1. He should go in the first 5-10 picks in the 2nd.
  • Forrest Lamp, OL, Western Kentucky - See Cam Robinson.
  • Dan Feeney, OG, Indiana - The best pure guard in this class, Feeney should get scooped up quickly, though concussion concerns could push him down the board.


  • Jordan Willis, EDGE, Kansas State - Willis had some end of Day 1 hype, but he’s a Nick Perry type rusher. He’ll go Round 2.
  • Derek Rivers, EDGE, Youngstown State - Rivers is a small school stud who would have been a 1st rounder if he played in the SEC.
  • Tim Williams, EDGE, Alabama - Williams might be the 2nd best pass rusher in this class, but off-field issues push him to Day 2. He’ll be a great value.
  • Tyus Bowser, EDGE, Houston - Bowser is athletic as all get-out, but he also had some Day 1 hype. Expect him to go to a contender near the end of Round 2.
  • Malik McDowell, DL, Michigan State - McDowell is a former 5* HS recruit who falls due to character and motor issues. He’ll be a steal wherever he goes talent-wise.
  • Dalvin Tomlinson, DL, Alabama - Will compete with Wormley as the “plainest” Day 2 pick, but he’s a NFL ready made 1 technique.
  • Chris Wormley, DL, Michigan - Wormley is a versatile big body who should go in Round 2. Expect the Packers to target him at 61 if available.
  • Zach Cunningham, LB, Vanderbilt - Cunningham is a run and hit linebacker who needs to be kept clean.
  • Raekwon McMillan, LB, Ohio State - McMillan led the Buckeye defense over the past two seasons. He’ll make a team very happy in Round 2.
  • Desmond King, CB, Iowa - King is slow, he might have to play safety in the NFL, but Cover 2 teams will be salivating for him on Day 2.
  • Kevin King, CB, Washington - Kevin King is a Seahawk type who will be taken early. Long and athletic.
  • Sidney Jones, CB, Washington - Jones would have been picked in Round 1 without the achilles injury. He could be picked on Day 2.
  • Chidobe Awuzie, CB, Colorado - Awuzie had some late riser hype, but he can play anywhere in the secondary. He’ll be coveted.
  • Jourdan Lewis, CB, Michigan - Lewis is a slot corner Day 1 in the NFL. He won’t interest the Packers, but he’ll go quickly.
  • Teez Tabor, CB, Florida - Tabor ran very slow in Indy and at his Pro Day, but he’s a better player than he tested. He could be a good value in late Round 2/3.
  • Quincy Wilson, CB, Florida - Wilson was thought to be a 1st rounder. He should be off the board in the first half of Round 2.
  • Budda Baker, S, Washington - Baker is a dynamo who was thought to be a 1st round pick. He’ll be off the board quickly in Round 2.
  • Obi Melifonwu, S, Connecticut - The Combine darling wasn’t a 1st rounder after all. He’ll go in the 2nd round, but could be as a cornerback, not a safety.