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PFW rankings and scouting reports

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by RS12, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    1. QB Andrew Luck Stanford 8.50 6-4 234 4.64

    2. CB-KR Morris Claiborne LSU 7.00 5-11 1/4 190 4.44

    3. RB Trent Richardson Alabama 7.00 5-9 1/4 228 4.45e

    4. OT Matt Kalil USC 6.75 6-6 5/8 306 4.99

    5. QB Robert Griffin III Baylor 6.70 6-2 3/8 223 4.39

    6. WR Justin Blackmon Oklahoma State 6.60 6-1 1/4 215 4.56

    7. DT-DE Fletcher Cox Mississippi State 6.50 6-4 298 4.81

    8. ILB-OLB Luke Kuechly Boston College 6.30 6-3 1/4 242 4.61

    9. DT Dontari Poe Memphis 6.30 6-3 1/2 346 4.94

    10. OG David DeCastro Stanford 6.30 6-4 7/8 316 5.42

    11. WR Michael Floyd Notre Dame 6.21 6-2 5/8 220 4.44

    12. OT Riley Reiff Iowa 6.20 6-5 3/4 313 5.19

    13. DE-DT Quinton Coples North Carolina 6.20 6-5 3/4 284
    4.76
    14. DE-DT-OLB Melvin Ingram South Carolina 6.20 6-1 1/2 264
    4.76
    15. SS Mark Barron Alabama 6.20 6-1 213 4.50e

    http://www.profootballweekly.com/prospects/rankings/
  2. CCBoy

    CCBoy Benched

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    I would be content with 13, 14, or 15 if all fell as valued.
  3. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    This is the biggest suprise IMO at 19.

    19. OG Amini Silatolu Midwestern State (Texas) 6.15 6-3 5/8 311 5.39

    Upside:
    • Looks the part with nice arm length and big hands
    • Explosive, strong and athletic
    • Quick out of his stance — fires off with urgency and hip snap
    • Quick, heavy hands
    • Anchors in pass protection and creates movement in the run game
    • Tenacious and nasty

    Downside:
    • Below-average foot speed
    • Can be overaggressive and lose balance and body control
    • Tends to clutch and grab
    • Unrefined technique
    • Average instincts and anticipation
    • Occasionally lets football temperament leak off the field

    The Way We See It:
    Big, thickly built, raw, physical college left tackle with brute Polynesian strength. Brings consistent intensity and seeks to bury opponents. Punisher who is still rough around the edges, but old-school, brawler’s disposition will appeal to power running teams.
  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    This is the second biggest suprise at 22.

    22. OG Kevin Zeitler Wisconsin 5.99 6-3 7/8 314 5.37

    Upside:
    • Excellent mass and girth — thick-bodied and wide-shouldered
    • Midwestern work ethic
    • Tough, smart and competitive
    • Superb weight-room and functional playing strength
    • Good grip strength to lock up, steer and control
    • Plays on his feet with balanceDownside:
    • Lumbers some on the move and can be stressed by quickness
    • Labors to connect with a moving target on the second level
    • Can do a better job gauging his power, striking with more power
    • Tends to grab and hold more than strike and reload punch
    • Has a history of ankle injuries

    The Way We See It:
    A very smart, steady, blue-collar power blocker who’s capable of eliminating defenders when he gets his hands on them. Can step into a lineup readily but always might have some struggles handling quickness.
  5. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    29. C Peter Konz Wisconsin 5.95 6-5 314 5.20e

    Upside:
    • Outstanding size
    • Solid base strength
    • Physical run blocker
    • Can lean and seal and work his hips to torque defenders
    • Aware to see and react
    • Plays with vinegar and seeks to bury defenders
    • Experienced, three-year starter

    Downside:
    • Average foot athlete
    • Bumps and grabs more than he punches with authority
    • Bends at the waist
    • Could play more powerfully
    • Can be inverted when he loses leverage battles
    • Average recovery quickness
    • Inconsistent second-level fits

    The Way We See It:
    Big, strong and dependable with a likable personality to keep a huddle loose. Is cut from the traditional Wisconsin cloth and performed consistently in a pro-style offense. Has the size, intelligence and competitiveness to step into an NFL pivot position readily.
  6. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    For the Barron crowd.

    15. SS Mark Barron Alabama 6.20 6-1 213 4.50e

    Upside:
    • Looks the part
    • Instinctive and aware
    • Plays fast
    • Matches with TEs
    • Zone-aware with good ball skills
    • True angles and sound run fits
    • Strong tackler

    Downside:
    • Hip tightness
    • Some man-coverage limitations
    • Struggles mirroring quicker receivers
    • Leggy changing direction
    • Inconsistent ball reactions

    The Way We See It:
    Big, rangy, long-levered, athletic, battle-tested strong safety who shouldered a heavy load for a national champion, displaying movement skills, tackling ability, instincts and playmaking skill. Can step into an NFL secondary from Day One and be a factor.
  7. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Dont see Cox being there at 14.

    7. DT-DE Fletcher Cox Mississippi State 6.50 6-4 298 4.81


    Upside:
    • Outstanding foot athlete and agility
    • Ease of movement and change of direction
    • Quick to penetrate and strong to invert
    • Excellent base
    • Corralling tackler
    • Scheme diverse

    Downside:
    • Inconsistent get-off
    • Can play with more consistent pad level
    • Needs to improve hand use and counters
    • Still developing positional instincts
    • Still learning to feel blocking pressure

    The Way We See It:
    Big, smart, athletically gifted, ascending talent with terrific movement skills, disruptive ability and versatility to play different schemes and techniques. Has shown steady improvement and has big upside as a three-technique with three-down utility.
  8. CCBoy

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    With DeCastro, Glenn, Konz, Silatolu, and Zeitler all being ranked so high...I hope it forces the Dallas hand to taking one of them. That would indeed be nice, to this Cowboys fan. Can't get enough quality 'big ugglies' to suite me.
  9. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    I didnt know this guy was gonna be 25 this year. Gotta knock him down a little.

    81. DE-OLB Bruce Irvin West Virginia 5.45 6-3 245 4.48

    Upside:
    • Rare speed, burst
    • Explosive take-off
    • Can bend and trim the corner
    • Plays hard, flattens down the line
    • Outstanding closing speed
    • Sack production

    Downside:
    • Lacks bulk and base strength to anchor
    • Relies too much on his speed — few moves
    • Can be engulfed and controlled
    • Never has been a full-time starter
    • Average instincts

    The Way We See It:
    An extremely lean, angular, explosive upfield rusher with limited football experience and minimal bulk to fit as more than a nickel speed-rush specialist or rotational, wide-nine “elephant” end.
  10. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    A 25 year old project isn't ideal
  11. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Alot of you are hot for this guy. Turns 27 this year, alot of giuys have come and gone by then.

    125. DT Hebron Fangupo Brigham Young 5.35 6-0 3/4 323 5.19

    Upside:
    • Looks the part (naturally thick)
    • Strong base
    • Two-gap ability
    • Heavy-handed to stack and shed
    • Light on his feet
    • Deployed in multiple alignments

    Downside:
    • Minimal production
    • Marginal third-down utility (zero sacks)
    • Average initial quickness and flexibility
    • Can play with more consistent leverage
    • Durability has been an issue

    The Way We See It:
    An overaged former junior-college product and USC recruit, Fangupo is a big, strong, thick-bodied, mature Polynesian brute who is a simple projection, given his experience in BYU’s two-gapping, 3-4 scheme. Has the size and strength to slide along an odd front.

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