The 2021 NFL draft, i.e. the league's 86th annual "Player Selection Meeting," rolls on with the second and third rounds Friday night.
After an eventful Thursday in Cleveland, all 32 teams are scheduled to make picks on Day 2 – the Houston Texans, Kansas City Chiefs, Los Angeles Rams and Seattle Seahawks all sitting out Round 1 after previously making trades for established veterans. But they'll enter the fray – though the Texans aren't slotted until Round 3 – looking to strike gold at a time when the best teams tend fill out their rosters with less-acclaimed prospects.
Now, to the picks:
DRAFT TRACKER: Analysis on every pick in the first round
2021 NFL draft tracker: Second-round picks
33. Jacksonville Jaguars – CB Tyson Campbell, Georgia
Not a ton of production in terms of turning the ball over for the Bulldogs, but you can't teach sub-4.4 speed or a willingness to tackle. Gives the Jags a nice nickel package with CJ Henderson and newly signed Shaquill Griffin.
34. New York Jets – WR Elijah Moore, Mississippi
The NYJ continue investing in assets to surround new QB Zach Wilson. After bolstering the O-line in Round 1 with OL Alijah Vera-Tucker, GM Joe Douglas gets the explosive receiver from Ole Miss. Moore can operate from the slot, take jet sweeps and turn a hitch into a score. He finished with 86 grabs for 1,193 yards and eight scores in eight games last year. This pick could cast doubt on the future of current slot receiver Jamison Crowder.
35. Denver Broncos (from Atlanta Falcons) – RB Javonte Williams, North Carolina
He averaged 7.3 yards per carry in 2020 and put the ball in the end zone 22 times. A physical runner who also blocks and catches (25 last year), his arrival means another timeshare as he replaces Phillip Lindsay as Melvin Gordon's partner in crime.
36. Miami Dolphins (from Houston Texans) – S Jevon Holland, Oregon
Holland had nine INTs over the 2018 and '19 seasons before opting out last year. He should upgrade Miami's shaky back line, which isn't on par with what should be a solid group of corners.
37. Philadelphia Eagles – C/G Landon Dickerson, Alabama
He's recovering nicely from a torn ACL and should be ready to go for Week 1. Between 'Bama and his time at Florida State, he's played all five O-line positions but seems likely to settle at the interior in the NFL. Could be C Jason Kelce's eventual successor.
38. New England Patriots (from Cincinnati Bengals) – DT Christian Barmore, Alabama
He wrecked Ohio State in the CFP national championship game, flashing his ability to clog running lanes and get to the quarterback up the gut. A three-down disruptor who should bring needed athleticism to New England's front. The Pats gave up two fourth-rounders for the second-round swap with Cincy.
39. Chicago Bears (from Carolina Panthers) – OT Teven Jenkins, Oklahoma State
Should settle in at right tackle and become another element (along with first-round QB Justin Fields) that helps Chicago's shoddy offense help upholding its side of the deal in the Windy City. Bears fans should enjoy Jenkins' play-to-the-echo-of-the-whistle mentality.
40. Falcons (from Broncos) – S Richie Grant, Central Florida
Atlanta ranked last against the pass in 2020, allowing 34 TD passes. Grant, who had 10 picks over the last three seasons, joins a new-look safety corps that said goodbye to Keanu Neal and Damontae Kazee in free agency while welcoming Duron Harmon and Erik Harris.
41. Detroit Lions – DT Levi Onwuzurike, Washington
He can defend the run and penetrate on passing downs and should be willing to bite a few kneecaps for new coach Dan Campbell. He was an all-Pac-12 selection in 2019 before opting out last year. Detroit has now picked two linemen from the conference after going with Oregon OT Penei Sewell in Round 1.
42. Dolphins (from New York Giants) – OT Liam Eichenberg, Notre Dame
Giants GM Dave Gettleman trades down again, enabling Miami to get a new right tackle. Expect Eichenberg to guard southpaw QB Tua Tagovailoa's blind side after this week's trade of Ereck Flowers telegraphed a move of 2020 second-rounder Robert Hunt inside.
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