2014 NFL Draft: 5 Most Likely Day 2 Prospects to Sneak into Round 1

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2014 NFL Draft: 5 Most Likely Day 2 Prospects to Sneak into Round 1
STEPHEN HAAS

Seemingly every year a player that was looked at as a Day 2 prospect is taken in the first round of the NFL Draft, leaving many scratching their heads.

In 2013 the Chicago Bears took Kyle Long 20th overall, in 2012 the San Francisco 49ers took A.J. Jenkins 30th overall, and in 2010 Tim Tebow was taken 25th overall, despite each being projected as a second-day pick at best. 

Many times these players are taken higher than expected because a team's opinion is far different than all of the draft pundits who have these players pegged for the second round.

Not every player will wind up having a Pro Bowl rookie season like Kyle Long did for the Bears in 2013, but just because a player is taken higher than expected doesn't mean he won't have an instant impact for his team.

Here are the five most likely Day 2 prospects to sneak into Round 1 of the 2014 NFL Draft

 

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