The 2022 NFL Draft resumes with 73 more players set to come off the board over the course of the second and third rounds.
An eventful first round featured plenty of surprises, including a wave of trades involving both picks and established players. The wheeling and dealing in Las Vegas will doubtless continue on Day 2 given the depth of talent that exists in this draftnot to mention an almost entirely untapped pool of quarterbacks despues de Pitt’s Kenny Pickett was the lone one selected in Round 1.
Make sure to follow the instant analysis here starting at 7 pm ET Friday:
FIRST-ROUND WINNERS, LOSERS:Jets, Giants flourish as Steelers stumble
10 MOST INTRIGUING DRAFT MOVES:Steelers on an island with Kenny Pickett pick
Who’s left on the board?
USA TODAY Sports’ Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz lists his best remaining players going into Round 2. It may surprise you to learn there’s only one quarterback among his top 10. Don’t be surprised to see another early run on defensive players Friday night.
Going through mock draft withdrawal? Here’s forecast of Round 2 to tide you over until the Bucs go on the clock. Of note, the first three selections of the second round all changed hands Thursday night.
A versatile lineman who could play base end for the Bucs yet give them a valuable interior rush presence on passing downs. The 6-6, 283-pounder had six sacks and 13 tackles for losses in 2021. Even if veteran free agent Ndamukong Suh returns to Tampa, he’s now 35.
34. Minnesota Vikings (from Detroit Lions) –
35. Tennessee Titans (from New York Jets) –
36.New York Giants-
37. Houston Texans –
38. Jets (from Carolina Panthers) –
39. Chicago Bears –
40. Seattle Seahawks (from Denver Broncos) –
42. Indianapolis Colts (from Washington Commanders) –
43. Atlanta Falcons –
46. Lions (from Vikings) –
47. Commanders (from Colts) –
48. Bears (from Los Angeles Chargers) –
49.New Orleans Saints-
50. Kansas City Chiefs (from Miami Dolphins) –
53. Green Bay Packers (from Las Vegas Raiders) –
54.New England Patriots–
56. Dallas Cowboys-
57. Buffalo Bills –
58. Falcons (from Titans) –
61. San Francisco 49ers –
63. Cincinnati Bengals –
64. Broncos (from Los Angeles Rams) –
66. Vikings (from Lions) –
69. Titans (from Jets) –
70. Jaguars (from Panthers) –
73. Colts (from Commanders) –
75. Broncos –
80. Texans (from Saints) –
81. Giants (from Dolphins) –
82. Falcons (from Colts) –
93. 49ers –
94. Patriots (from Chiefs) –
96. Broncos (from Rams) –
x-98. Commanders (from Saints) –
x-100. Cardinals (from Ravens) –
x-101. Jets (from Saints via Eagles and Titans) –
x-102. Dolphins (from 49ers) –
x-105. 49ers –
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