After the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft was dominated by linemen and linebackers, the second and third rounds saw teams turn more attention to the pass-catchers and defenders that are so crucial in the passing game.
The first two picks of the second round were cornerbacks, kicking off a day in which 16 defensive backs, 11 wide receivers and six tight ends came off the board.
The Arizona Cardinals, who started things on Thursday by choosing Heisman-winning quarterback Kyler Murray with the No. 1 overall pick, were again on the clock at the beginning of the second round on Friday. The Cards used that 33rd overall pick on University of Washington cornerback Byron Murphy. Continue reading