2014 NFL Draft Scouting Reports
- These are players that I expect to be taken Day 3. I truly feel that this where teams that truly understand how to use the draft can "lap the field" by getting great value here. Here's my top 10 by position group.
Bobby McCain, Memphis- McCain is a real bargain; if he were 6’0” and played ...more
Big, physical safety that excels as a hitter.
Excellent when in the box and coming up in run support.
Good speed, should be able to run with most tight ends.
Solid cover skills overall.
Experience at both safety spots and was asked to do a variety of things in college.
Great in pursuit and a sure wrap-up tackler when he ...more
Prototypical NT size fits well in 2-gap systems.
Really tough to block one-on-one vs the run.
Will make some plays in the backfield, including some pressures and sacks.
Has really strong hands and will shed blocks.
Typically plays with good leverage which makes him very tough to block.
Dominated weaker competition padding his stats. While vs quality guards and centers ...more
Long, athletic frame that is ideal for edge rushers.
Really good speed and closing burst, that allows him to win on the outside.
Appears to have the agility and quickness to play in space.
Versatile rusher, lined up all over the field for Nebraska.
Quick, powerful hands that he uses at a high level, to disengage from blockers.
Sets up ...more
Devastating first step and can get the edge at an elite level.
Has a nose for the quarterback, and has a great closing burst when he’s in a position to make a play.
Very disruptive in the backfield even when he’s not getting the sack.
Good hand usage at times to knock down opposing blockers hands
High motor guy ...more
Extremely productive player, with over 30 sacks and 50 TFL over the last three years.
Explosive rusher off the edge can get in the backfield before an OT can get set.
Overall athletic freak, had a great combine top-to-bottom
Able to drop in coverage when needed, will appeal to 3-4 teams.
Already effectively uses a spin move and has ...more
Excellent size capable of playing both in 3 and 4 man fronts.
Flashes big time pass rush ability and should be a better NFL rusher than in college
Has speed off the edge and a decent first step.
Good versus the run, disrupts plays in the backfield.
Strong in pursuit can chase down ball carries from the backside.
Shows good ...more
Good size, which could give him an advantage over some smaller slot corners when lined-up inside.
Very good speed, not an ultimate burner, but he can stretch the field when needed.
Excellent agility and short area quickness, is so smooth in his open field running that he gets a lot of yards after the catch.
Very crisp route-runner ...more
Big physical receiver who does an excellent job winning contested catches.
Great leaping ability and can high-point the ball, which makes him very effective in jump ball situations.
Fast receiver ran sub 4.4 at the combine, capable downfield threat and can turn short catches into big gains.
Displays good, sure hands.
Nice agility that allows him to get open ...more
Really good size capable of handling a feature back workload.
Quick, agile back that makes people miss in the open field and in the back-field at a high level.
Doesn’t lose speed when changing directions, leading to a lot of big plays.
Excellent burst to get to the edge or get past the first wave of defenders.
Improving as ...more
Excellent size/speed combo, capable of being effective in any style offense and on any play type.
Strong runner with powerful legs that make him very tough to bring down.
Does a nice job of not letting defenders hit him squarely which helps allow him to run through tackles.
Excellent cut-back runner capable of finding the hole for a ...more
Very successful quarterback won just about every accolade you could hope for and had just 1 loss in 2 years as a starter.
Great size that NFL teams are looking for.
Plus arm talent capable of making every NFL throw, shows nice touch and ball placement overall.
Throws with anticipation and will lead receivers with the football.
Feels pressure ...more
Highly successful quarterback who has won just about every major award or honor he could win.
Dual-threat quarterback with great long speed, and he can be dangerous in the red zone.
Very good pocket mobility and does a nice job avoiding pressure.
Excellent size and frame that NFL teams are looking for.
Strong arm capable of making all the ...more
- Guard/Tackle- La'el Collins- LSU
Versatile lineman capable of playing any guard or tackle position.
High upside, has a chance to be a perennial All-Pro, particularly in the interior.
Excellent size and strength
Athletic lineman for his size
Strong at the point of attack, and very physical in the run game. Can blow open holes for his ball carrier.
Good pass blocker overall, with ...more
- Defensive Lineman- Leonard Williams- USC
Highly productive 3 year starter at USC, who dominated throughout his career.
Capable of wrecking havoc in the backfield, had 20 sacks and 35 tackles for a loss in his 3 year career.
Extremely versatile defensive lineman, can play DE in a 3 man front or DT in a 4 man front. Equally ...more