2012 NFL Draft: 2nd-Round Picks Who Will Outshine 1st-Rounders

June 30, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Four second-round picks from the 2012 NFL draft have a great chance to outshine the first-round selections at their respective positions.
The group includes a speedy rush end who will surely boost the pass rush potential for a struggling AFC South outfit. There is also a wide receiver who could become the biggest weapon for an anemic NFC West offense. Here are the four second-rounders set to make a big impact this season:
Jerel Worthy, DT, Green Bay Packers
It was a surprise to see Jerel Worthy slip to the second round back in April. However, the ex-Michigan State defensive linchpin has the chance to put up bigger numbers than those defensive tackles chosen ahead of him.
Michael Brockers went before him, but he is more of a 2-gap lineman and Fletcher Cox will have to work his way through a crowded rotation with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Worthy is a natural 3-technique, with a knack for penetrating the line of scrimmage and making plays in the ba...

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