2013 NN NFL mock draft: With the forty-second pick, the Miami Dolphins select ...

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The Niners Nation Community Mock Draft moves to pick No. 42, which belongs to the Miami Dolphins.

We're on to the tenth pick of the second round, No. 42 overall in the 2013 Niners Nation NFL mock draft. If you missed parts of the first round, check out our entire rundown.

The Miami Dolphins are now on the clock, and their Niners Nation GM is Boss Clifford. With the forty-second pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Dolphins select Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise State.

Explanation: The only starting-caliber cornerback on Miami's roster right now is Brent Grimes. Furthermore, he's coming off an ACL Achilles injury, over 30 years old and only on a one-year deal. After passing on Trufant and Rhodes in the first round, Miami goes for a cornerback with the first of their two second-rounders. After running a 4.39 forty yard dash, Jamar Taylor is rising up the draft boards, as his athleticism and potential are top-notch. He's both fluid in his hips and physical, and he's a great value here at pick No. 42.

Trevor Woods: The Dolphins are doing their best to make up for the mistake of trading Vontae Davis last preseason. With the signing of Brent Grimes and now the selection of Taylor, the Miami secondary is looking a lot better. Taylor is the best corner available and is a good selection for the Dolphins. Jamar can run a sub 4.4 forty and frustrate receivers physically as well.

Nick Chiamardas: If the Dolphins could replace Jeff Ireland with Boss Clifford for the real draft, I think they would. Boss went outside of the box taking G Jonathan Cooper in round one, curiously passing on one of their more pressing needs at corner. It turns out to be a genius move because Jamar Taylor lasted this long. Taylor is the fourth ranked corner on my board and the difference between him and No. 2 is marginal. I love Taylor's physicality and speed which allow him to be a bit more aggressive at the line of scrimmage. A huge gamble pays off and the Dolphins have the making of an impressive class thus far.

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 [Explanation]
  37. Cincinnati Bengals -- D.J. Swearinger, S, South Carolina [Explanation]
  38. Arizona Cardinals -- Tyler Eifert, TE, Notre Dame [Explanation]
  39. New York Jets -- Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford [Explanation]
  40. Tennessee Titans -- Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB, Connecticut [Explanation]
  41. Buffalo Bills -- Matt Barkley, QB, USC [Explanation]
  42. Miami Dolphins -- Jamar Taylor, CB, Boise State
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