A look at AFC South draft picks heading into opening day …
First-rounder Kareem Jackson is the starting right cornerback.
Second-rounder Ben Tate (ankle), a running back, is on IR.
Third-rounder Earl Mitchell is in the rotation at defensive tackle.
Fourth-rounder Darryl Sharpton is a backup linebacker.
Fifth-rounder Sherrick McManis is the fifth or sixth cornerback.
Sixth-rounder Shelley Smith is listed as the third-string left guard and right tackle.
Sixth-rounder Trindon Holliday (thumb), a return man, is on IR.
First-rounder Jerry Hughes is in line to work as the third or fourth defensive end.
Second-rounder Pat Angerer is a backup linebacker and special-teamer.
Third-rounder Kevin Thomas (knee), a cornerback, is on IR.
Fourth-rounder Jacques McClendon is the backup right guard.
Fifth-rounder Brody Eldridge is the starting H-back.
Seventh-rounder Ricardo Mathews is a backup defensive lineman.
Seventh-rounder Kavell Conner is a backup linebacker and special-teamer.
Seventh-rounder Ray Fisher, a cornerback and return man, was cut. (Not put on IR as I originally wrote.)
First-rounder Tyson Alualu is a starting defensive tackle.
Third-rounder D’Anthony Smith (Achilles), a defensive tackle, is on IR.
Fifth-rounder Larry Hart is the second-string right defensive end.
Fifth-rounder Austen Lane is the third-string left defensive end.
Sixth-rounder Deji Karim is the third-string running back and the top kick returner, though he could be slowed early with a thumb injury.
Sixth-rounder Scotty McGee is the punt returner.
First-rounder Derrick Morgan is part of the rotation at defensive end.
Third-rounder Damian Williams is the second return man and the fifth or sixth receiver.
Third-rounder Rennie Curran is a backup linebacker and special-teamer.
Fourth-rounder Alterraun Verner could be part of a rotation at right cornerback.
Fifth-rounder Robert Johnson is a third-string safety.
Sixth-rounder Rusty Smith is the third-string quarterback.
Sixth-rounder Myron Rolle, a safety, was cut and is on the practice squad.
Seventh-rounder Marc Mariani is the return man and the fifth of sixth receiver.
Seventh-rounder David Howard, a defensive tackle, was cut.