2011 SB Nation NFL Mock Draft: Round 2, Pick 62

Our annual 2011 NFL Mock Draft, with picks made by each of SB Nation's NFL team bloggers, is in full swing. The latest pick in to the podium: the Chicago Bears, at No. 62 overall.

With the 62nd overall pick in the 2011 SB Nation NFL Writers Mock Draft, the Chicago Bears select Stefen Wisniewski, center, Penn State..

Dane Noble of WindyCityGridiron.com explains the choice, and our own Dan Kadar reacts to it, after the jump. Make sure you're grading this pick for the Bears, and checking out Windy City Gridiron for all of your Bears needs.

Dane Noble explains: Many would argue that our first-round pick for Chicago should have addressed the underwhelming OL, especially with guys like Nate Solder and Derek Sherrod still on the board. But we went with DT Stephen Paea instead, with the intentions of finding an OL upgrade with our second pick. Stefen Wisniewski is exactly that.

Wisniewski comes from a family of NFL players, and his elite football intelligence and technique are a testament to those bloodlines. Many have pointed out that Wisniewski’s upper-body strength is nothing more than average, but he knows how to play football, and uses technique, leverage and brains to more than make up for it.

He is a guy who would start from day one for the Bears; our thoughts are that he’d start a year or two at guard, then slide over to center when Olin Kreutz hangs up the cleats. He instantly upgrades both the guard and center positions, and is likely a player who we could plug in and forget about for the next several years.

Dan Kadar reacts: Wisniewski is a solid player who should play in the NFL for a decade. Will he ever make a Pro Bowl? Maybe not. Will he be the reason a line is bad? Not as long as he's in the right system. His most natural position is center, and with Kreutz at 33, he could slide into the middle in a year or two. The trouble is seeing him excel for Chicago in the rough NFC North. Green Bay's power linemen would give him trouble, as would the Williams in Minnesota and Detroit's up and coming d-line. Interior is where Chicago needs to address, but should maybe look for a stronger player.

With that, the Pittsburgh Steelers - and our friends at Behind the Steel Curtain - are now on the clock.

Mocking the Draft's Top 5 Remaining Prospects

OVR Name Pos. College Report
29 Jurrell Casey DT USC scouting report
35 Johnny Patrick CB Louisville scouting report
36 Ryan Williams RB Virginia Tech scouting report
47 Titus Young WR Boise State scouting report
48 Rodney Hudson OG Florida State scouting report

2011 SB Nation NFL Writers' Mock Draft - RESULTS

Rd. No. Team Player Pos. College Link
1 1 Carolina Panthers Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri story
2 Denver Broncos Von Miller OLB Texas A&M story
3 Buffalo Bills Patrick Peterson CB LSU story
4 Cincinnati Bengals A.J. Green WR Georgia story
5 Arizona Cardinals Cam Newton QB Auburn story
6 Cleveland Browns Marcell Dareus DT Alabama story
7 San Francisco 49ers Prince Amukamara CB Nebraska story
8 Tennessee Titans Nick Fairley DT Auburn story
9 Dallas Cowboys Tyron Smith OT USC story
10 Washington Redskins Robert Quinn DE North Carolina story
11 Houston Texans Julio Jones WR Alabama story
12 Minnesota Vikings J.J. Watt DE Wisconsin story
13 Detroit Lions Da'Quan Bowers DE Clemson story
14 St. Louis Rams Corey Liuget DT Illinois story
15 Miami Dolphins Mark Ingram RB Alabama story
16 Jacksonville Jaguars Christian Ponder QB Florida State story
17 New England Patriots Gabe Carimi OT Wisconsin story
18 San Diego Chargers Cameron Jordan DE California story
19 New York Giants Mike Pouncey G/C Florida story
20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ryan Kerrigan DE Purdue story
21 Kansas City Chiefs Phil Taylor DT Baylor story
22 Indianapolis Colts Anthony Castonzo OT Boston College story
23 Philadelphia Eagles Jimmy Smith CB Colorado story
24 New Orleans Saints Muhammad Wilkerson DT Temple story
25 Seattle Seahawks Ryan Mallett QB Arkansas story
26 Baltimore Ravens Aldon Smith DE Missouri story
27 Atlanta Falcons Justin Houston DE Georgia story
28 New England Patriots Cameron Heyward DE Ohio State story
29 Chicago Bears Stephen Paea DT Oregon State story
30 New York Jets Akeem Ayers OLB UCLA story
31 Pittsburgh Steelers Nate Solder OT Colorado story
32 Green Bay Packers Derek Sherrod OT Mississippi State story
2 33 New England Patriots Brooks Reed DE Arizona story
34 Buffalo Bills Jake Locker QB Washington story
35 Cincinnati Bengals Andy Dalton QB TCU story
36 Denver Broncos Marvin Austin DT North Carolina story
37 Cleveland Browns Adrian Clayborn DE Iowa story
38 Arizona Cardinals Martez Wilson ILB Illinois story
39 Tennessee Titans Bruce Carter OLB North Carolina story
40 Dallas Cowboys Aaron Williams CB Texas story
41 Washington Redskins Danny Watkins OG Baylor story
42 Houston Texans Rahim Moore S UCLA story
43 Minnesota Vikings Ricky Stanzi QB Iowa story
44 Detroit Lions Brandon Harris CB Miami (FL) story
45 San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick QB Nevada story
46 Denver Broncos Brandon Burton CB Utah story
47 St. Louis Rams Mikel Leshoure RB Illinois story
48 Oakland Raiders Marcus Cannon OT TCU story
49 Jacksonville Jaguars Ben Ijalana OT Villanova story
50 San Diego Chargers Jabaal Sheard DE Pittsburgh story
51 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Mason Foster OLB Washington story
52 New York Giants Kyle Rudolph TE Notre Dame story
53 Indianapolis Colts Quinton Carter S Oklahoma story
54 Philadelphia Eagles Clint Boling OT Georgia story
55 Kansas City Chiefs Leonard Hankerson WR Miami (FL) story
56 New Orleans Saints Quan Sturdivant ILB North Carolina story
57 Seattle Seahawks Drake Nevis DT LSU story
58 Baltimore Ravens Jon Baldwin WR Pittsburgh story
59 Atlanta Falcons Marcus Gilbert OT Florida story
60 New England Patriots Torrey Smith WR Maryland story
61 San Diego Chargers Randall Cobb WR Kentucky story
62 Chicago Bears Stefen Wisniewski C Penn State
63 Pittsburgh Steelers
64 Green Bay Packers
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