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NFL Draft Results 2014: Complete Day 2 Review and Biggest Takeaways

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NFL Draft Results 2014: Complete Day 2 Review and Biggest Takeaways
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Two days and 100 picks are in the books at the 2014 NFL draft.

A whirlwind of a first round that included top-five trades, star players falling down the board and shocking picks only set the stage for Day 2. On Friday, the second and third rounds unfolded, and teams began to see their draft classes take shape and their biggest needs filled in a resounding way.

While the meat of the draft won't be cut into until Saturday when the Rounds 4 through 7 take place, there is still plenty to dissect with most teams having made multiple draft picks at this point.

Let's break down everything you need to know from Day 2 of the draft. 

2014 NFL Draft: Day 2 Results
Pick Team Selection
33 Houston Texans Xavier Su'a-Filo, G, UCLA
34 Dallas Cowboys Demarcus Lawrence, OLB, Boise State
35 Cleveland Browns Joel Bitonio, OT, Nevada
36 Oakland Raiders Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State
37 Atlanta Falcons Ra'Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota
38 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Austin Seferian-Jenkins, TE, Washington
39 Jacksonville Jaguars Marqise Lee, WR, USC
40 Detroit Lions Kyle Van Noy, OLB, BYU
41 St. Louis Rams Lamarcus Joyner, CB, Florida State
42 Philadelphia Eagles Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt
43 New York Giants Weston Richburg, C, Colorado State
44 Buffalo Bills Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama
45 Seattle Seahawks Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado
46 Pittsburgh Steelers Stephon Tuitt, DE, Notre Dame
47 Washington Redskins Trent Murphy, DE, Stanford
48 Baltimore Ravens Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State
49 New York Jets Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech
50 San Diego Chargers Jeremiah Attaochu, DE, Georgia Tech
51 Chicago Bears Ego Ferguson, DT, LSU
52 Arizona Cardinals Troy Niklas, TE, Notre Dame
53 Green Bay Packers Davante Adams, WR, Fresno State
54 Tennessee Titans Bishop Sankey, RB, Washington
55 Cincinnati Bengals Jeremy Hill, RB, LSU
56 Denver Broncos Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana
57 San Francisco 49ers Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio State
58 New Orleans Saints Stanley Jean-Baptiste, CB, Nebraska
59 Indianapolis Colts Jack Mewhort, OT, Ohio State
60 Carolina Panthers Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri
61 Jacksonville Jaguars Allen Robinson, WR, Penn State
62 New England Patriots Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois
63 Miami Dolphins Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU
64 Seattle Seahawks Justin Britt, OT, Missouri
65 Houston Texans C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa
66 Washington Redskins Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia
67 Miami Dolphins Billy Turner, OT, North Dakota State
68 Atlanta Falcons Dez Southward, S, Wisconsin
69 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Charles Sims, RB, West Virginia
70 San Francisco 49ers Marcus Martin, C, USC
71 Cleveland Browns Christian Kirksey, LB, Iowa
72 Minnesota Vikings Scott Crichton, DE, Oregon State
73 Buffalo Bills Preston Brown, LB, Louisville
74 New York Giants Jay Bromley, DT, Syracuse
75 St. Louis Rams Tre Mason, RB, Auburn
76 Detroit Lions Travis Swanson, C, Arkansas
77 San Francisco 49ers Chris Borland, LB, Wisconsin
78 Washington Redskins Spencer Long, G, Nebraska
79 Baltimore Ravens Terrence Brooks, S, Florida State
80 New York Jets Dexter McDougle, CB, Maryland
81 Oakland Raiders Gabe Jackson, G, Mississippi State
82 Chicago Bears Will Sutton, DT, Arizona State
83 Houston Texans Louis Nix, DT, Notre Dame
84 Arizona Cardinals Kareem Martin, DE, North Carolina
85 Green Bay Packers Khyri Thornton, DT, Southern Miss
86 Philadelphia Eagles Josh Huff, WR, Oregon
87 Kansas City Chiefs Phillip Gaines, CB, Rice
88 Cincinnati Bengals Will Clarke, DE, West Virginia
89 San Diego Chargers Chris Watt, G, Notre Dame
90 Indianapolis Colts Donte Moncrief, WR, Mississippi
91 Arizona Cardinals John Brown, WR, Pittsburg State
92 Carolina Panthers Trai Turner, G, LSU
93 Jacksonville Jaguars Brandon Linder, G, Miami
94 Cleveland Browns Terrance West, RB, Towson
95 Denver Broncos Michael Schofield, T, Michigan
96 Minnesota Vikings Jerick McKinnon, RB, Georgia Southern
97 Pittsburgh Steelers Dri Archer, RB, Kent State
98 Green Bay Packers Richard Rodgers, TE, California
99 Baltimore Ravens Crockett Gillmore, TE, Colorado State
100 San Francisco 49ers Brandon Thomas, G, Clemson

Source: NFL.com

 

Jags Aren't Messing Around on Offense

In case you were wondering whether the Jacksonville Jaguars were seriously going to revamp their offense or just throw another top-10 quarterback draft pick into an awful offense, Jacksonville convincingly proved the former to be true Friday night. 

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Jacksonville got its franchise quarterback Thursday with its No. 3 overall selection, but Friday it gave Blake Bortles a duo of targets to throw to as the Jaguars selected both Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson in the second round.

Out of USC, Lee was one of a few wideouts who fell out of the first round—but he didn't take long to get swooped up. The former Trojan has peak playmaking ability and can take it to the house at any point.

And as NFL.com analyst Daniel Jeremiah noted, both receivers translate well to Bortles' strengths:

With Justin Blackmon's future with the organization very much in doubt, per ESPN, it seems all but certain given the Jags' early aggressive moves that they don't plan on counting on him down the road. 

But with the young core of receivers Jacksonville suddenly has around a developing Bortles and incumbent starter Chad Henne, the future looks bright for the Jags. 

 

49ers Get Bigger, Stronger

San Francisco figured to be a busy team on Friday, but after making what seemed like a thousand trades, the 49ers settled into four stellar picks that will only bolster their big and tough identity. 

The Niners' first pick of Friday was Carlos Hyde. The Ohio State running back was largely regarded as the draft's top back, and his blend of size, burst, power and speed seems to fit perfectly into the San Francisco offense and backfield. 

The team's day was just getting started. After trading out of the second round yet again, the 49ers nestled into the 70th overall pick and got an ideal fit at center—Marcus Martin. A former USC standout, Martin's big frame and burly style of play also fits the Niners mold. 

CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco thinks Martin has a shot to win a starting spot right away:

San Francisco once more addressed the offensive line at the end of Round 3, getting Clemson tackle Brandon Thomas. Before that, the 49ers nabbed hard-hitting linebacker Chris Borland in an ideal fit to the tough-nosed NFC West.

The Niners will likely have to go through Seattle to get back to the Super Bowl, and they seemed to know that quite well given their selections Friday. As much of the league gets smaller and faster, San Francisco continues to bulk up in the NFC West arms race. 

 

Raiders Quietly Grab Future Starting QB

The Browns and Vikings both grabbed apparent future starting quarterbacks in Thursday's first round, but ever so quietly, the Raiders did the same early on in Friday's second round.

Oakland selected Fresno State quarterback Derek Carr with the No. 36 overall pick, filling the much-needed void of a young quarterback who can soon step into a starting role.

Carr didn't end up cracking the top tier of quarterbacks in Bortles, Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater, but he came in arguably more experienced than any other top QB in the class. His command of the offense at Fresno State, ability to make every throw and amount of time spent in a college system makes him the best bet to have success early on among the top quarterbacks. 

Plus, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport revealed he was even Oakland's top QB choice:

Oakland got the obvious pick at No. 5 in Khalil Mack to give its defense an immediate leader and captain, but the team's need for a quarterback was pressing. The Raiders have Matt Schaub but certainly need a promising youngster to teach the system and compete with Schaub for the starting role.

Time will tell if Carr lives up to his potential, but he'll get the chance to prove himself in Oakland. 

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