2013 NN NFL mock draft: With the thirty-sixth pick, the Detroit Lions select ...

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The Niners Nation Community Mock Draft moves to pick No. 36, which belongs to the Detroit Lions.

We're on to the fourth pick of the second round, No. 36 overall in the 2013 Niners Nation NFL mock draft. If you missed parts of the first round, check out our entire rundown.

The Detroit Lions are now on the clock, and their Niners Nation GM is Teeejayyy. With the thirty-sixth pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Lions select Johnthan Banks, CB, Mississippi State.

Explanation: I decided to go with Banks based upon need. The Lions secondary was one of the worst in the league last year. I know there are some knocks on Banks because he ran a low 40 time at the combine, but football isn't won with 40 times. It's won with ability, and this kid has it. He is be a big, physical corner that will press and disrupt routes, allowing the Lions interior pass rush to collapse the pocket. While the Lions have a lot of needs, getting a franchise tackle and a young corner to build with makes them competitive in the NFC North.

Trevor Woods: The Lions are doing a nice job of filling needs early in the draft; first with Eric Fisher, and now Banks. The cornerback position must be improved upon if the Lions want any legitimate shot at competing in the NFC North. While the selection of Banks doesn't solve all of Detroit's woes in the secondary, it will certainly strengthen it. The Lions like physical players, and Banks fits the bill.

Nick Chiamardas:Teeejayyy is right about the Lions secondary, they need help. A young corner figures to be the way the Lions go with one of their first two picks. Johnthan Banks was a guy I was high on early in the draft process. But after learning more about him, I feel he needs to go to a team that will ask him to play a lot of zone like cover 2. The Liions are mostly a man-to-man team but head coach Jim Schwartz has showed a willingness to deploy a defense that would best suit his personal. Banks is a big, aggressive corner with a knack for causing turnovers and would be a nice addition to a team that won't put him in too many man situations.

Niners Nation Mock Draft, Round 1

  1. Kansas City Chiefs -- Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah [Explanation]
  2. Jacksonville Jaguars -- Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia [Explanation]
  3. Oakland Raiders -- Dion Jordan, DE, Oregon [Explanation]
  4. Philadelphia Eagles -- Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M [Explanation]
  5. Detroit Lions -- Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan [Explanation]
  6. Cleveland Browns -- Dee Milliner, CB, Alabama [Explanation]
  7. Arizona Cardinals -- Kenny Vaccaro, S, Texas [Explanation]
  8. Buffalo Bills -- Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU [Explanation]
  9. New York Jets -- Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama [Explanation]
  10. Tennessee Titans -- Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida [Explanation]
  11. San Diego Chargers -- Lane Johnson, OT, Oklahoma [Explanation]
  12. Miami Dolphins -- Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina [Explanation]
  13. Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State [Explanation]
  14. Carolina Panthers -- Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee [Explanation]
  15. New Orleans Saints -- Barkevious Mingo, DE/OLB, LSU [Explanation]
  16. St. Louis Rams -- Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri [Explanation]
  17. Pittsburgh Steelers -- Jarvis Jones, OLB, Georgia [Explanation]
  18. Dallas Cowboys -- D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama [Explanation]
  19. New York Giants -- Alec Ogletree, ILB, Georgia [Explanation]
  20. Chicago Bears -- Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia [Explanation]
  21. Cincinnati Bengals -- Arthur Brown, ILB, Kansas State [Explanation]
  22. St. Louis Rams -- DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson [Explanation]
  23. Minnesota Vikings -- Keenan Allen, WR, Cal [Explanation]
  24. Indianapolis Colts -- Datone Jones, DE, UCLA [Explanation]
  25. Minnesota Vikings -- Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington [Explanation]
  26. Green Bay Packers -- Damontre Moore, DE/OLB [Explanation]
  27. Houston Texans -- Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee [Explanation]
  28. Denver Broncos -- Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State [Explanation]
  29. New England Patriots -- Margus Hunt, DE, Southern Methodist [Explanation]
  30. Atlanta Falcons -- Tank Carradine, DE/OLB, Florida State [Explanation]
  31. San Francisco 49ers -- Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International [Explanation]
  32. Baltimore Ravens -- Matt Elam, S, Florida [Explanation]
  33. Jacksonville Jaguars -- Alex Okafor, DE, Texas [Explanation]
  34. San Francisco 49ers -- Johnathan Hankins, DT, Ohio State [Explanation]
  35. Philadelphia Eagles -- Kyle Long, OL, Oregon [Explanation]
  36. Detroit Lions -- Johnthan Banks, CB, Mississippi State
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