Day Two NFL Draft Recap: Who Will Help Your Fantasy Team?

Day Two NFL Draft Recap: Who Will Help Your Fantasy Team?

While there were plenty of compelling story lines in Round 1 of the 2014 NFL draft, it wasn't until the second day of the proceedings (held on Friday) that things finally heated up on the running back front.

While the likes of QB Johnny Manziel, along with wideouts Sammy Watkins, Mike Evans, Brandin Cooks and Kelvin Benjamin could all make fantasy noise as first-round rookies, a few Day Two running backs could actually provide greater fantasy value, at least out of the gate.

Here's our take on the fantasy prospects of the skill players selected in Rounds 2 and 3.

Derek Carr – QB, Raiders (36th overall)
Matt Schaub is on track to begin the coming season as the Raiders' starting QB, which limits Carr's initial fantasy prospects, but in the long run the strong-armed signal-caller out of Fresno State has a chance to provide the team with some needed stability/upside at the position.

Austin Seferian-Jenkins – TE, Buccaneers (38th overall)
Along with big wideouts Vincent Jackson and Mike Evans, the 6-5, 262-pound tight end provides the Bucs with another intriguing red zone option. Seferian-Jenkins' upside as a pass catcher could give him some fantasy utility in deeper formats, though he still has Tim Wright and Brandon Myers to contend with for TE looks.

Marqise Lee – WR, Jaguars (39th overall)
Once viewed as a potential top-10 pick, Jacksonville is a good landing spot for Lee, with the team needing immediate wideout help due to Justin

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