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Ten perfect prospect-team fits for Day 2 of NFL draft

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The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft is in the books, but plenty of talent remains.

Rounds 2 and 3, set to kick off Friday evening, represent the sweet spot of the annual selection process. With needs to fill, teams have plenty of players to pick from.

Let's take a look at a handful of remaining gems and their possible fits:

1. Myles Jack, OLB, UCLA: The former UCLA star admitted Wednesday that his surgically repaired right knee might eventually require microfracture surgery, a revelation that greased the skids for a wild slide down the board. Once seen as a top-five pick, Jack fell right out of the first round. Viewed as too much of a risk on Thursday, Jack should have plenty of suitors on Day 2 -- maybe as early as No. 32 to the Browns or a team angling to trade up. "Just a freak athlete," one scout told Bob McGinn of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "He is Von Miller freakish." Said another: "He could start for us at strong safety and be the No. 2 running back. He transcends today's game." Teams don't know how long he can play, but it's not too early to take a chance on Jack's upside.

Perfect fit? Dallas Cowboys: Owner Jerry Jones is eternally in win-now mode, making Jack the ideal pick for a team looking to get to the Super Bowl ASAP. With a history of taking risk-addled players, the 'Boys and Jack would make for a juicy match.

2. Derrick Henry, RB, Alabama: If teams could read the future, would Cardinals running back David Johnson have gone in the third round last year? Jeremy Hill was a second-rounder, along with Le'Veon Bell and Eddie Lacy. Will Henry be the next backfield star plucked later than deserved? Last year's Heisman Trophy winner is a load to bring down at 6-foot-3 and 245 pounds. "If he gets going north-south you better bring it, because he's going to get yards after contact. If it's muddy in Green Bay and it's the championship game and you've got to control the clock, I want Derrick Henry in my backfield," gushed one scout.

Perfect fit? Miami Dolphins: No matter what coach Adam Gase says about Jay Ajayi, the Dolphins need help in the backfield. Henry would fill that need in a hurry.

3. A'Shawn Robinson and Jarran Reed, DTs, Alabama: It's a surprise that neither of Alabama's stellar defensive tackles were taken in Round 1. Look for a steady run on "hog mollies" starting early Friday. Clemson end Kevin Dodd won't last long, either.

Perfect fit? Buffalo Bills: Coach Rex Ryan isn't finished adding depth to a line that let him down last season. Either one of these big-bodied defenders would make the Bills coach a happy camper.

4. Connor Cook, QB, Michigan State: Dogged by concerns over his leadership and mental makeup, Cook's on-field work at Michigan State was impressive enough to make him the top signal-caller left. It all depends on the coach and fit he inherits, but quarterbacks -- even cocksure fellas with a little bit of 'tude -- don't stay unemployed for long.

Perfect fit? Cleveland Browns: Cook isn't for everyone, but coach Hue Jackson feels destined to pick a young passer to groom. This is the next best option after Paxton Lynch landed with the Broncos.

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5. The O-linemen: Four tackles, two guards and a center went off the board Thursday, but teams can still land talent along the offensive line. Tackles Le'Raven Clark (Texas Tech), Shon Coleman (Auburn) and Jason Spriggs (Indiana) are all waiting for some love.

Perfect fit? New York Jets: Trading for Ryan Clady was nice, but he's a patch. Gang Green could use a new right tackle while looking for their future bookend.

6. Reggie Ragland, ILB, Alabama: Not the fastest defender in the draft, but Ragland might be the hardest-hitting linebacker left. Medically flagged for an "enlarged aorta," Ragland's condition is "not expected to alter his football career," per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, but "some teams have pushed him down a bit." "When he hits people they stop right there," one scout told McGinn, with another adding: "Great (expletive) kid. He'll knock the (expletive) out of you. Fast, explosive, not very smart. That's going to affect him on the next level." It's easy to grasp why he slipped, but Ragland packs a punch. If teams are comfortable with the total package, he should hear his name in Round 2.

Perfect fit? Green Bay Packers: With need at inside linebacker, the Packers would serve as a nice landing spot. Ragland is an old-school, hard-hitting thumper -- ideal for the Green Bay winter.

7. Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio State: He's not the top wideout remaining, but Miller's story is fascinating. Once a two-time Big Ten MVP at quarterback, Miller missed all of 2014 with a shoulder injury before returning as a wideout last season. Miller was a revelation, showing insane on-field gifts despite a limited role for the Buckeyes. "He's going to go by at least the third round because of his speed and athleticism," one NFC executive told NFL Media's Lance Zierlein. "He's got some traits that will get him drafted early and a team will worry about coaching him up after they get him in."

Perfect fit? New Orleans Saints: Miller isn't for everyone, but Drew Brees could use help in the passing game and coach Sean Payton has the creative gifts to make the most of the former Ohio State star.

8. Hunter Henry, TE, Arkansas: The top tight end in the draft, Henry can do a little bit of everything. A solid blocker, the Arkansas product also caught 51 passes with zero drops last season. Drawing comparisons to Jason Witten, Henry is a strong fit for today's NFL attacks. Peg him for Round 2.

Perfect fit? Atlanta Falcons: Jacob Tamme is 30 and Levine Toilolo won't make anyone forget about Tony Gonzalez. Henry would give quarterback Matt Ryan a new weapon to play with.

9. Su'a Cravens, OLB, USC: Drawing comparisons to Arizona's Deone Bucannon and Carolina's Shaq Thompson, Cravens is the latest safety/linebacker hybrid to hit the scene. An athletic ball-hawk at USC, Cravens needs to land with a team certain on how to use him. "Probably the hardest guy to evaluate," said one scout. "They played him at linebacker at USC. Is he a safety? I don't think so. Is he a linebacker? I don't think so. Is he a solid football player? Yeah."

Perfect fit? New England Patriots: While some coaches might struggle to fit Cravens into their scheme, Bill Belichick won't. The Patriots coach loves unique players who can play all over the field. Cravens fits the bill.

10. Sterling Shepard, WR, Oklahoma: Arguably the top wideout left after Thursday's run on receivers, Shepard has drawn comparisons to Seattle's Tyler Lockett. Not a big guy -- he's 5-foot-10 and 194 pounds -- the former Oklahoma star looms as a tantalizing slot receiver for the right club. He'll go quick.

Perfect fit? Cincinnati Bengals: After missing out on the first wave of receivers in Round 1, the Bengals need to address the position sooner than later. A trade up for Shepard makes sense.

Bonus: Jaylon Smith, LB, Notre Dame: How would this draft class be viewed if Jack and Smith were healthy? Once seen as a potential top overall pick, Smith's landing spot is a mystery after he suffered nerve damage and two torn knee ligaments in the Fiesta Bowl. Not expected to play in 2016, Smith could still find a home in the third round. If he regains form, this could be the steal of the draft.

Perfect fit? Jacksonville Jaguars: Why not? General manager David Caldwell has built a young roster designed for future success. The front office is under pressure to win, but a mid-round flier on Smith would make Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley look like masterminds if he rounds back into shape.

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