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Offensive linemen Riley Reiff of Iowa (right) and Matt Kalil of USC look on during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Offensive linemen Riley Reiff of Iowa (right) and Matt Kalil of USC look on during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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Say this for general manager Martin Mayhew, he’s unconventional.

Riley Reiff, considered by most the second best offensive line prospect in the draft, fell into his lap at 23. But that was the last pick that didn’t cause some head-scratching.

In Round Two, he bypassed a much-needed cornerback to take a receiver – Oklahoma’s Ryan Broyles, who had ACL surgery on Nov. 21 and may not be ready for training camp.

He finally took a corner in the third round – Louisiana-Lafayette’s Dwight Bentley – and wound up with three in all. He took Chris Greenwood from Division III Albion (Mich.) in the fifth round and Jonte Green from New Mexico State in the sixth.

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