Originally Posted by Eskimo
IDK, he is coming off a major injury and likely needs a redshirt year or a year until he is at full-strength. Adrian Peterson's recovery is not typical. Remember Bruce Carter was PuP'd until week 6 and his injury was far earlier in the year.
The second thing is he will be 24 by the time of the draft. If he doesn't play much he will be 25 before he is a contributor.
Thirdly he had one dominant college season only and he was playing with another even more dominant player in Werner.
I think this guy shouldn't be drafted before the 3rd round because of those issues.
the days of having someone like Witten on the team for 10 years are about gone. With how short first contracts are, anyone that really makes it big you are lucky to get another contract out of them. So the fact that he will be 24 before he is picked is not the factor it once was. 8 years is probably about as much as you get out of any player anymore. That would make him 32 at the end of his second contract. Works for me