Chad Reuter 2019 seven-round NFL mock draft: Round 2

Seven-round mock drafts are similar to a pitch of a TV series to a network executive. We see the characters and the general plot, but the details will be worked out when the final scripts are written.

Trades and surprising selections are the plot twists that make the NFL draft -- the final script, in this case -- the marquee event of the offseason.

In my final mock of 2019, I've projected some selections that may be off the beaten path, as well as five first-round trades. The order of the other six rounds are kept as scheduled, except for the selections exchanged in the projected Round 1 trades.

As always this time of year, keep in mind that there might be developments over the next several days leading up to the draft -- be it a trade or some other information about a prospect -- that changes the outlook for how things could play out.

I root for surprises during the draft to make things interesting, but here's one 254-pick road map of how the 2019 NFL Draft (April 25-27) may play out.

To see every pick each team holds in the 2019 NFL Draft, click here.

Round 2

Marquise Brown
Oklahoma · WR

Brown's 166-pound frame may scare teams off in the first round, but as a comparison, former second-round pick DeSean Jackson weighed 169 pounds in Indy coming out of Cal in 2008.

Deebo Samuel
South Carolina · WR

Andrew Luck is thrilled after the team lands a receiver who can work all parts of the field.

Darnell Savage
Maryland · S

PROJECTED TRADE WITH RAIDERS. Bolstering the secondary should be a priority for San Francisco, and Savage's versatility and toughness would be a nice fit.

Irv Smith
Alabama · TE

PROJECTED TRADE WITH 49ERS. Smith's not Gronk, but he plays with physicality and will be a reliable target for Tom Brady. The Patriots add a 2020 third-rounder in the trade.

N'Keal Harry
Arizona State · WR

Harry's a size-speed prospect who wins in the red zone, something the team needs after trading Odell Beckham, Jr.

Kaleb McGary
Washington · T

McGary's a similar player to Braden Smith, who solidified the right tackle spot for the Colts in 2018 as a second-round pick.

Miles Sanders
Penn State · RB

Peyton Barber re-signed for one year, but he isn't the all-purpose threat that Sanders is, and Ronald Jones disappointed in Year 1. Bruce Arians, who coached David Johnson in Arizona, will be happy to have a versatile back in his offense.

Amani Oruwariye
Penn State · CB

The Bills hope Kevin Johnson can stay healthy in 2019 but they hedge their bets with Oruwariye, a future outside partner for Tre'Davious White.

Dalton Risner
Kansas State · T

Risner could play tackle for the Broncos, if needed, but for now he lines up inside to get the Broncos' five best guys on the line.

Parris Campbell
Ohio State · WR

Campbell's speed gives the Bengals a nice third option with A.J. Green and Tyler Boyd drawing the opposition's best corners.

Taylor Rapp
Washington · S

Rapp is a nice replacement for Glover Quin in the Lions' secondary because of his instincts and leadership qualities.

Johnathan Abram
Mississippi State · S

The Packers are thrilled to find a quality leader and athlete available at a need position in the mid-second round.

Chase Winovich
Michigan · EDGE

I won't be surprised if GM Thomas Dimitroff moves up in the second round to get a pass-rush stud like Winovich.

Ryan Finley
N.C. State · QB

Washington is in quarterback purgatory right now, with the future of Alex Smith unclear and the acquisition of Case Keenum only a band-aid solution. Finley's going to be a solid NFL quarterback, even if he does not rise to elite-starter level.

Juan Thornhill
Virginia · S

Thornhill will pair with Eric Reid to make a formidable safety duo for years to come.

Tytus Howard
Alabama State · T

The powerful and agile Howard plugs into the Dolphins' open right tackle spot, vacated by Ja'Wuan James.

Rock Ya-Sin
Temple · CB

Cornerback is a major area of need for the Browns, so Ya-Sin's unwillingness to back down from any receiver will give him a shot to start right away.

Amani Hooker
Iowa · S

Hooker will join Harrison Smith to form a talented safety tandem for the Vikings.

L.J. Collier

Collier's a powerful player who will step in at defensive end for the Titans as a rookie.

Guys like Josh Jackson and Isaiah Oliver ended up lasting well into the second round in 2018, and Williams is the top-tier CB prospect who could very well be available in Round 2 this year.

Philly signed Rodney McLeod to a one-year deal after he missed all but three games of the 2018 season due to injury, but Gardner-Johnson offers versatility and will eventually start for the Eagles.

Jace Sternberger
Texas A&M · TE

Sternberger has become a favorite of scouts for his hands and ability to run past linebackers and safeties.

Julian Love
Notre Dame · CB

It is not unusual for teams to use two early picks at cornerback if their need is dire. The Texans take advantage of value here in selecting Love to join Baker, their first-round pick, in the secondary.

Zach Allen
Boston College · DE

Allen's a high-motor edge player who's able to line up across from tackles or off their outside shoulder.

Mack Wilson
Alabama · LB

Wilson's experience in Alabama's defense should help him step in to replace Jordan Hicks early on.

Damien Harris
Alabama · RB

Harris is a nice fit behind Zeke, as he can take the load off in third-down situations because of his catching ability and pass protection skills.

Nasir Adderley
Delaware · S

Clayton Geathers was re-signed to a one-year deal, but Adderley is the team's future starter next to 2017 first-round pick Malik Hooker.

Jerry Tillery
Notre Dame · DT

Tillery's labrum injury may push him down boards a bit, but he'll be a steal for the Chargers, who have a huge need on the defensive interior.

Lonnie Johnson
Kentucky · CB

Johnson gives the Chiefs the size and length that they need at cornerback.

J.J. Arcega-Whiteside
Stanford · WR

Drew Brees is going to love throwing to this guy, as he is as competitive as any receiver prospect we've seen enter the draft in recent years.

Mecole Hardman
Georgia · WR

Tyreek Hill's status could be affected by the outcome of an ongoing police investigation into alleged battery of a juvenile in which Hill may be involved. Kansas City could look to Hardman's electric after-the-catch and return ability.

Joejuan Williams
Vanderbilt · CB

William's slow 40-yard dash times probably won't hurt his stock too much. New England must add youth to the secondary in this draft.

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