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2015 NN community mock draft: The Saints, Vikings select ....

The 2015 Niners Nation NFL mock draft is off and running. We move on to picks No. 12 and 13 of the second round.

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The 2015 NN community mock draft is fast approaching the midpoint of the second round. We're on to picks 12 and 13, which means the San Francisco 49ers are coming up next. I might get the 49ers pick in this afternoon, but I am leaning toward tomorrow. We'll see. Either way, here is where we stand through the eleventh pick of the second round.

2015 NN community mock draft1-3 4-6 7-9 10-12 13-14 15 16-18 19-21 22-24 25-28 29-32 1-4 5-8 9-11

1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon
2. Tennessee Titans - Leonard Williams, DT, USC
3. Jacksonville Jaguars - Dante Fowler, Jr., OLB/DE, Florida
4. Oakland Raiders - Kevin White, WR, West Virginia
5. Washington - Vic Beasley, OLB, Clemson
6. New York Jets - Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State
7. Chicago Bears - Amari Cooper, WR, Alabama
8. Atlanta Falcons - Shane Ray, DE/OLB, Missouri
9. New York Giants - Randy Gregory, DE/OLB, Nebraska
10. St. Louis Rams - Brandon Scherff, OT, Iowa
11. Minnesota Vikings - Landon Collins, S, Alabama
12. Cleveland Browns - Danny Shelton, DT, Washington
13. New Orleans Saints - Alvin Dupree, OLB, Kentucky
14. Miami Dolphins - DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville
15. San Francisco 49ers - La'el Collins, OG, LSU
16. Houston Texans - Arik Armstead, DT, Oregon
17. San Diego Chargers - Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia
18. Kansas City Chiefs - Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State
19. Cleveland Browns - Shaq Thompson, LB, Washington
20. Philadelphia Eagles - Jalen Collins, CB, LSU
21. Cincinnati Bengals - Malcom Brown, DT, Texas
22. Pittsburgh Steelers - Marcus Peters, CB, Washington
23. Detroit Lions - Ereck Flowers, OT, Miami
24. Arizona Cardinals - Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin
25. Carolina Panthers - Andrus Peat, OT, Stanford
26. Baltimore Ravens - Eddie Goldman, DT, Florida State
27. Dallas Cowboys - Michael Bennett, DT, Ohio State
28. Denver Broncos - D.J. Humphries, OT, Florida
29. Indianapolis Colts - Cameron Erving, C, Florida State
30. Green Bay Packers - Eric Kendricks, ILB, UCLA
31. New Orleans Saints - T.J. Clemmings, OT, Pittsburgh
32. New England Patriots - Byron Jones, CB, Connecticut

1. Tennessee Titans - Breshad Perriman, WR, UCF
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Benardrick McKinney, ILB, Mississippi State
3. Oakland Raiders - Owamagbe Odighizuwa, DE, UCLA
4. Jacksonville Jaguars - Dorial Green-Beckham, WR, Missouri
5. New York Jets - Cedric Ogbuehi, OT, Texas A&M
6. Washington - Jake Fisher, OT, Oregon
7. Chicago Bears - Eli Harold, OLB, Virginia
8. New York Giants - Derron Smith, FS, Fresno State
9. St. Louis Rams - Jaelen Strong, WR, Arizona State
10. Atlanta Falcons - Maxx Williams, TE, Minnesota
11. Cleveland Browns - Devin Funchess, WR/TE, Michigan

With the 44th pick of the NN community mock draft, Poldarn and the New Orleans Saints select...Denzel Perryman, ILB, Miami (FL)

Alternates: DT Phillips, Davis, LB Dawson, Anthony

I had two BPA selections to two starter positions in round 1. At this point my BPAs are two DTs, which would not be a bad pick, but my biggest positional need is ILB. All the tall WRs and Williams are off the board already (it always happen in mock drafts), the top ones left are speed guys in Smith/Agholor/Dorsett and Coates, so I am not even tempted to draft a pass catcher. But if I want to get a starting-caliber ILB, I need to do it with this pick. There are three ILBs available in the mid-2nd round, two undersized guys in Dawson (#46 overall) and Perryman (#47), and the best athlete of the position in Stephone Anthony (#51), all with good-to-excellent college production. There are only two more ILBs worth picking at the end of the 3rd round (Kwon Alexander, Marcus Golden) and no one else until round 5 - we ran out of year-one starters already.

Dawson was extremely productive, but there are some motivational/character concerns with him. He also had a very bad combine. Anthony is the most athletic at the position, but there are some concerns how he projects into a 3-4 scheme, and our coaching staff did not exactly inspire confidence at the position. Perryman is supposed to be this year's Chris Borland, a tackling machine with instincts, and would shore up the run D on his own.

I selected two high-upside players with my first picks. With my third, I go with a high-floor selection for my biggest defensive need, selecting the better football player over the better athlete, Perryman over Anthony.

With the 45th pick of the NN community mock draft, 49erFanSince1950 and the Minnesota Vikings select...Stephone Anthony, ILB, Clemson

Alternates: CB Kevin Johnson (Wake Forest), CB P.J. Williams (Florida State), CB/S Eric Rowe (Utah)

An inside linebacker is the Vikings biggest need in tis draft, but that was inappropriate value in the first round, so we selected an immediately-starting safety at #11 ... Landon Collins (Alabama).  We come back with this pick to satisfy the biggest need. We'll address needs at cornerback, offensive guard or defensive tackle in the third round.