2014 NN community mock draft: With the 45th pick, the Detroit Lions select ...

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The 2014 Niners Nation NFL mock draft is off and running. We move on to the Detroit Lions, courtesy of user germinator.

We're back for the 45th pick of the 2014 Niners Nation Community Mock Draft. You can see previous picks below in the draft table. You can also follow the mock draft board through this story stream.

With the 45th pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, germinator and the Detroit Lions select Cody Latimer, WR, Indiana. He also considered Florida cornerback Marcus Roberson, and Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant. Here are his thoughts on the pick:

With their second round section, the Detroit Lions continue the run at WR. This time its Cody Latimer's name that gets called at the podium. As I stated with my previous pick, although from the outsiders perspective the Lions seem set at WR with Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, the cupboards are almost bare after those two guys. They have to find a 3rd WR in this draft without question. If there are any injuries to any of the starters, the situation could get dire very fast in Detroit.

Cody Latimer has been projected by some go in the first but with a really deep WR draft class, he could go anywhere depending on what team falls in love with him. At 6'3" and 215lbs, he has the size to be a productive outside receiver in the NFL. He has some work to do on his route running but with two pros in front of him, he will have plenty of time to pick up the nuances of being an NFL receiver.

Trevor Woods: In 2013, the Lions passing game relied all too much on Calvin Johnson, who was double covered most of the time. Besides Johnson, the options at receiver for the Lions were less than inspiring. Detroit has already added Golden Tate this offseason, and with the pick of Latimer here, their options at receiver have the potential to be dangerous. Jim Caldwell will want his own hand-picked weapons to work with, and Latimer will be that for him.

Nick Chiamardas: The big bodied, former basketball star has seen his draft stock rise incredibly over the last month. Still a little raw with his technique and route concepts, Latimer has the size and strength of a basketball player allowing him out jump his opponents while shielding them from the ball. Pairing him with Calvin Johnson almost seems unfair should he even come close to recognizing his potential on the field.

Round 1

1.

wiseguy545

Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina [Full Story]

2.

El Shorts Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn [Full Story]

3.

9er4life22 Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville [Full Story]

4.

Boss Clifford Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson [Full Story]

5.

Mark Balliet Mike Evans, WR, Texas A&M [Full Story]

6.

CheekeeMunkee Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo [Full Story]

7.

TopFlightSecurity Jake Matthews, OT, Texas A&M [Full Story]

8.

Hoopers Judge Blake Bortles, QB, Central Florida [Full Story]

9.

jmart7 Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina [Full Story]

10.

germinator Anthony Barr, OLB, UCLA [Full Story]

11.

49feelinfine Justin Gilbert, CB, Oklahoma State [Full Story]

12.

superk0725 Taylor Lewan, OL, Michigan [Full Story]

13.

El Shorts Ha'Sean Clinton-Dix, S, Alabama [Full Story]

14.

BryKno Aaron Donald, DT, Pittsburgh [Full Story]

15.

SigepPT49er C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama [Full Story]

16.

Mira Loma Maulers Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M [Full Story]

17.

JMichael39 Darqueze Dennard, CB, Michigan State [Full Story]

18.

Desert Dog Runner Brandin Cooks, WR, Oregon State [Full Story]

19.

albert.55 Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame [Full Story]

20.

MidnightSpecial Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville [Full Story]

21.

Rowingdave Ryan Shazier, OLB, Ohio State [Full Story]

22.

MisterEclectic Jason Verrett, CB, TCU [Full Story]

23.

Rowingdave Odell Beckham Jr., WR, LSU [Full Story]

24.

BearAKA Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech [Full Story]

25.

CraigRED&GOLD Louis Nix III, DT, Notre Dame [Full Story]

26.

Boss Clifford Derek Carr, QB, Fresno State [Full Story]

27.

Roy_from_Israel Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri [Full Story]

28.

dave.bocchino Allen Robinson, WR, Penn State [Full Story]

29.

49ersCusefan Timmy Jernigan, DT, Florida State [Full Story]

30.

Tre9er Dee Ford, DE/OLB, Auburn [Full Story]

31.

ak4niner Xavier Su'a-Filo, OG, UCLA [Full Story]

32.

timmyg24 Morgan Moses, OT, Virginia [Full Story]

Round 2

1. (33)

wiseguy545 Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois [Full Story]

2. (34)

THETONY#1 Cyrus Kouandjio, OT, Alabama [Full Story]

3. (35)

Boss Clifford Bradley Roby, CB, Ohio State [Full Story]

4. (36)

Mark Balliett Kyle Van Noy, OLB, BYU [Full State]

5. (37)

CheekeeMunkee

Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio State [Full State]

6. (38)

TopFlightSecurity Marqise Lee, WR, USC [Full Story]

7. (39)

9er4life22 Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech [Full Story]

8. (40)

Hoopers Judge Jimmie Ward, S, Northern Illinois [Full Story]

9. (41)

jmart7 Lamarcus Joyner, CB, Florida State [Full Story]

10. (42)

49feelinfine Jeremiah Attaochu, OLB, Georgia Tech [Full Story]

11. (43)

superk0725 Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State [Full Story]

12. (44)

El Shorts Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt [Full Story]

13. (45)

germinator Cody Latimer, WR, WR, Indiana [Full Story]

14. (46)

SigepPT49er

15. (47)

Mira Loma Maulers

16. (48)

JMichael39

17. (49)

Desert Dog Runner

18. (50)

albert.55

19. (51)

BryKno

20. (52)

MidnightSpecial

21. (53)

Rowingdave

22. (54)

MisterEclectic

23. (55)

BearAKA

24. (56)

Tre9er

25. (57)

CraigRED&GOLD

26. (58)

Roy_from_Israel

27. (59)

Cnnrvydt

28. (60)

dave.bocchino

29. (61)

Tre9er

30. (62)

49ersCusefan

31. (63)

ak4niner

32. (64)

timmyg24
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