Many analysts have the Washington Redskins looking to the defensive side of the ball with their 13th overall pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. Nevertheless, he's another player the Eagles have had in for a pre-draft visit and his college performance was impressive enough to be named an Outland Trophy Finalist. The scheme of the team that drafts him could be very important. His athleticism allows for quick advantages as a run blocker while his hand strength and footwork helps him sustain those advantages into open running lanes. White is actually one of the draft class's most accurate passers on throws beyond 10 yards, according to Derrik Klassen of Optimum Scouting, and can be more accurate downfield than Bortles.
A number of the players to be named an All-Pro were picked by Minnesota in the first round of the draft.
Kaye: The Jaguars need to add depth to the linebacker group, who are some 4-3 outside linebackers that you like on Day 2 and Day 3?
He may have been interested in any of the four defensive lineman, including Jones, although as Belichick himself noted, he won't have a chance to draft Chubb because they are drafting too low. Luckily, there are more ways to evaluate quarterback play beyond completion percentage, starting with PFF grading breakdown and capping things off with PFF's new QB accuracy charting.
Dane Brugler of NFLDraftScout.com released his seven-round National Football League mock draft last Thursday - the two-week mark until the draft's first round - and it included four players with Utah ties being selected.
In case you're wondering, Kiper has Leighton Vander Esch going 23overall to New England.
Others: Josey Jewell, Iowa; Micah Kiser, Virginia; Genard Avery, Memphis; Shaquem Griffin, Central Florida; Jerome Baker, Ohio State; Darius Leonard, South Carolina State; Nick DeLuca, North Dakota State; Oren Burks, Vanderbilt; Lorenzo Carter, Georgia; Uchenna Nwosu, Southern Cal; Kemoko Turay, Rutgers; Malik Jefferson, Texas; Jeff Holland, Auburn.
He received no FBS college football offers and was a walk-on at Boise State. "Vander Esch is 6'4", 256 pounds. He was 5th in the nation with 141 tackles. The rest of the coaching staff, Hernandez remembered, were speechless with their jaws dropped. He is listed with the linebackers in this position preview.
Chubb ranks second in the SackSEER projections (24.6 sacks), Harold Landry third (22.6), Sam Hubbard fourth (18.1) and Josh Sweat fifth (17.5). The Bills met with him during the week of the Shrine Game. And it's not as though the rookie receiver classes which preceded that one are settling potential fears associated with drafting a player at that position in Round 1. A good blitzar and good in pass coverage.
Edmunds comes from a family of athletes. His rise has overshadowed his Hokies teammate and older brother, Terrell, who is a mid-round draft prospect.
The Colts are not likely to trade down to 11 or 12, because their floor sounds like it's a play-making linebacker like Roquan Smith or Tremaine Edmunds. Today, we'll be going over the top LBs.
Next week we will come out with a seven-round mock draft for the Chargers.