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Old 03-27-2014, 02:19 PM   #76
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With the 75th Pick, 3rd Round -- The Cleveland Browns Select

Demarcus Lawrence, DE/OLB -- Boise State



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The Detroit Lions proudly select:

Marcus Martin, C, USC

Height: 6-3. Weight: 320.

STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES

STRENGTHS: Only a third-year collegiate player but already boasts the frame of an NFL interior lineman, possessing the naturally thick build conducive to playing in the trenches. Good quickness off the snap, showing the ability to get to the second level as well as seal defenders to create running lanes.
Possesses good core flexibility and natural knee bend to help him anchor against bull rushes. Slides well laterally to mirror pass rushers and keeps his head on a swivel to help teammates.

Plays with some nastiness. Plays to the whistle and isn't opposed to getting an extra shot in as the whistle blows. A good athlete whose flaws are coachable, suggesting that his best football is still ahead of him.

WEAKNESSES: Only has one year of starting experience at center and is likely to remain at this position in the NFL due to his less than ideal height. Plays very low, which gives him a natural leverage advantage but also makes him prone to effective swim moves from taller defenders. Relies on his punch too much, over-extending and getting himself off-balance.

Spends too much time on the ground because he attempts to knock defenders over rather than simply mirroring them or working to sustain his blocks. Can be a step late in reacting to surprise blitzes. Good quickness to the second level but doesn't redirect well.

COMPARES TO: Alex Mack, Cleveland Browns -- Mack was among the more polished and talented centers in recent history when he left Cal and was selected by the Browns with the 21st overall pick of the 2009 draft. Martin isn't yet at this stage but his upside is clear, as is his grit and physicality. With dedication to his craft, Martin could emerge as a quality starter in the NFL.

--Rob Rang (2/2/14)

PLAYER OVERVIEW

Martin signed with the Trojans as a highly decorated prep athlete and wasted little time in proving worthy of the recognition, earning 10 starts as a true freshman at left guard. He started another 10 games there as a sophomore in 2012 before making the transition to center last year, taking to the position so well that he was recognized by Pac-12 coaches with First Team all-conference honors.
Martin has the short, squatty frame that offensive line coaches love along the interior. His lack of height and relatively short arms means that his best fit remains at center in the NFL, where his quickness and ability to anchor should help him emerge as a quality starter early in his career.
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With the 77th pick in the 2014 Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers casually stroll to the podium and drop this bombshell:

Jackson Jeffcoat, OLB, Texas



Measurables:
Height: 6' 03"
Weight: 247
Arm: 33.88"
Hand: 9.63"
40-yard dash: 4.63
225 lb. bench: 18 reps
Vertical jump: 36"
Broad jump: 10' 03"
3-cone drill: 6.97
Short shuttle: did not perform at combine


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Analysis/Breakdown (from NFL.com):
STRENGTHS
Good body length. Flashes some quickness and shock in his hands to swat and control blockers. Football smart. Solid instincts and overall sack production. Has NFL pedigree.

WEAKNESSES
Very underdeveloped lower body and tight-hipped. Has been slowed by injuries throughout his career and it has affected his physical development. Lacks the base strength to set the edge. Gets rooted out of the hole vs. the double team. Cannot drop his hips and turn the corner. Very inconsistent effort -- average competitiveness and desire.

BOTTOM LINE
Developmental 3-4 rush-linebacker prospect with the pedigree and sack production to warrant interest. However, Jeffcoat will need to get stronger and improve vs. the run to ever become more than a backup.


BowlenBall's rationale for the pick:
Pittsburgh currently has only three outside linebackers on their entire roster (Jarvis Jones, Jason Worilds, Chris Carter) -- they have no choice but to pick up another one in the mid-rounds of the 2014 draft. Jeffcoat looks like a near-perfect fit physically as a rush outside linebacker for the Steelers, and has higher value on their draft board then he probably does for any other team in the league.



Pick made at:
7:00 a.m. Abu Dhabi
11:00 p.m. New York
10:00 p.m. Chicago
9:00 p.m. Denver
8:00 p.m. Los Angeles
7:00 p.m. Anchorage

The Dallas Cowboys and Nickstixx are now on the clock.

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Old 03-27-2014, 09:50 PM   #79
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With the 78th pick the Dallas Cowboys select:
Joel Bitonio, OT/OG, Nevada

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Dominique Easley DL Florida
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Two picks are in via Priority List!

Buffalo Bills -- Christian Jones, LB, FSU
Miami Dolphins -- Ego Ferguson, DT, LSU

SoDak Bronco and the Bears are OTC until 9:45 PM EST.

Buffalo and Miami may have write-ups later!
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Old 03-28-2014, 07:17 AM   #82
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With the 82nd pick in the OM Draft, the Chicago Bears Select:

Kelcy Quarles, DT South Carolina

Strengths

Good size and initial quickness. Long arms and strong upper body -- can press and extend to create operating space. Flashes the ability to walk guards back. Is fairly light on his feet and shows nice closing burst to the quarterback. Good pursuit effort when his battery is charged. Heavy tackler. Excellent sack production, particularly for an interior defender -- 9.5 sacks ranked second nationally among defensive tackles.

Weaknesses

Gets upright off the snap. Lets his pads rise and gets controlled or washed. Chewed up by double teams. Does not generate powerful hand violence. Could stand to get in better shape and improve his stamina. Production was inflated -- had plays flushed to him, benefiting from attention paid to Jadeveon Clowney.

Bottom Line

Thickly built, long-armed, talented defensive tackle who was not as consistently dominant as his numbers or accolades suggest. Has quickness, strength and enough pass-rush ability to develop into a rotational three-technique in the pros, but could have benefited from another year of SEC competition.


San Francisco(phibacka31) are OTC

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After trading for the 83rd pick in the draft the Washington Redskins select, WR, Martavis Bryant, Clemson



Tall, good speed, good hands, competitive nature, has a wide catching radius, routinely makes circus catches. Good footwork gets him off the line and separation from DB quickly.
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With the 84th pick in the 2014 NFL Mock Draft the San Francisco 49ers proudly select:Daquan Jones DL Penn State



Adding more beef to an already stout 49ers defense! I feel like he can fit right into their 3-4 scheme and contribute early on. Strong against the run with the ability to rush the passer.

Excellent blend of height, weight and top-end speed. Hasn't missed games because of injuries but slowed by lower back injury in spring of 2013. Leader. Hard worker that enjoys watching film and puts team first. Weight makes conditioning a concern. Plan had been to redshirt Jones in 2010, which is why he did not play in the first four games that year.

Dropped nearly 25 pounds during the 2013 offseason and displayed more quickness as a senior with the ability to be effective later into games. He has a wide base and broad shoulders and wins with his brute strength and power to take on multiple blocks and overwhelm blockers. Jones showed improved instincts toward the end of 2012 and through the '13 season.

Pick was made at 12:04pm Central Time Zone. Green Bay(srphoenix)- are now on the clock
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With the 85th pick the Green Bay Packers select:

Pierre Desir CB Lindenwood



STRENGTHS: Sports a lean, athletic build with excellent height for the position. Fluid athlete with light feet, flexibility and balance. Has a low backpedal, controlled transition and is a smooth accelerator with good top-end speed. Trusts his athleticism, showing the patience to allow receivers to get close before opening his hips to turn and run downfield.
Aggressively closes on underneath routes. Locates the ball well, showing good hand-eye coordination and body control to adjust to make the tough grab. Has dominated lower-level competition based largely on his natural gifts.

With refining, Desir could emerge as an NFL starter.

WEAKNESSES: Overly reliant on his athleticism and may need significant development from a technical standpoint before competing for playing time in the NFL. Dominated lower level of competition and rarely had to extend his arm to jam receivers when in press coverage, which led to struggles with quicker receivers during the all-star game circuit.

Plays with cover corner mentality against the run, making the tackle when necessary but showing less-than-ideal physicality when attempting to fight through blocks and when making tackles.

COMPARES TO: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Denver Broncos - Like DRC, Desir possesses intriguing size, athleticism and ball-skills. With improved physicality -- especially in run support -- Desir could emerge as a legitimate NFL starter.
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The Eagles select ROBERT HERRON, WR from Wyoming.
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With the 87th pick the Kansas City Chiefs Select
Jarvis Landry WR, LSU




The Chiefs are once again elated. Landing one of the best route runners and pair of hands in the draft. He is a great weapon across from fellow Tiger Dwayne Bowe.
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With the 88th Pick in the 2014 Orange mane mock draft the Detroit Lions select
Jordan Tripp, OLB Montana

Positives

Smart linebacker who reads keys well and can react quickly.
Quick, nimble feet in short areas.
Terrific long speed to chase down plays in the open field.
Has initial quickness to accelerate on the ball or in blitz calls.
Instinctive to find small gaps as a blitzer.
Comfortable in a back pedal to get depth in zone coverage.
Can put his foot in the ground to come forward and play routes in front of him well.
Anticipates routes well and has skills for man coverage.
Fits the run quickly coming downhill to close down space.
Disciplined in pursuit angles, not a liability to his team.
Always seems to be around the ball.
Plays with a high motor and high energy level.
Athleticism and instinctive traits translate to special teams value.
Complimented leadership and off-field traits.



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With the 89th pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the San Diego Chargers select Anthony Steen, guard, Alabama

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With the 90th selection in the 2014 Orange Mange mock draft.
The Indianapolis Colts are proud to select.
Keith McGill, CB, Utah

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STRENGTHS: Tall, well-proportioned athlete with intriguing fluidity and straight-line speed. Frequently asked to play press in Utah's scheme and displays the balance, agility and acceleration to perform well in this role at the next level.

Alert defender who plays the ball well, using his height, leaping ability and long arms to bat away passes. Baits quarterbacks into throwing underneath routes and shows an explosive downhill burst to close. Generally effective open-field tackler with the long arms to wrap securely.

Signed with Utah as a JUCO All-American free safety at Cerritos College and logged five starts in this role for the Utes in 2011. Has the length, instincts and athleticism to project nicely in the NFL. Served as the gunner on kick coverage and handled outside duties on punt returns.

WEAKNESSES: Often lines up with his hips open, helping him turn more efficiently to run downfield with receivers. Often sneaks in a strong pop on the receivers deep downfield, which could earn him holding penalties in the NFL. While physically imposing, McGill shows only average toughness, too often hand-fighting with smaller receivers' blocks downfield rather than aggressively defeating them and attacking the ballcarrier.

A bit hesitant when forced to break down and make tackles in the open field and can resort to lunging attempts at arm tackles rather than driving through the ballcarrier. Only fair hands for the interception and will occasionally drop easy picks (Arizona State).

Missed as many games as he played while at Utah, losing the final eight games of the 2011 season due to a shoulder injury and rehabbing the entire 2012 campaign following surgery to correct the issue.

COMPARES TO: Trumaine Johnson, Rams -- Like the young Rams standout, McGill has the length and athleticism scouts adore at cornerback. Whereas Johnson had to answer character questions before getting drafted, NFL teams may need reassurance of McGill's durability before drafting him as high as his talents warrant.
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Marcus Smith DE, Lousiville

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STRENGTHS: Broad-shouldered, long-armed athlete. Good initial quickness out of the three-point stance, showing enough burst to cross the face of offensive tackles on the perimeter. Good club move to break free from pass blockers as well as the power to effectively push opponents into the pocket on the bull rush.
Alert defender who locates the ball quickly and shows good balance to pursue laterally and downfield. Shows vision and savvy as a walk-up blitzer, timing his rush with the snap nicely to penetrate his initial gap or when looping on stunts. Awareness and underrated athleticism evident when asked to cover tight ends and slot receivers on underneath routes. Gets an effective jam on his target and is athletic enough to handle coverage duties for a few yards.

Physical, reliable tackler who wraps his arms securely and arrives with a thud. Good strength to rip away at the ball while making the tackle.

WEAKNESSES: May be viewed as a 'tweener by some. Strong enough to create a pile in the running game but struggles against double-teams. Productive pass rusher but many of his sacks (and pressures) come while looping in untouched on stunts.

Quicker and more powerful than most opponents at this level but does not possess much variety in his pass rush technique. Too often gets caught up in the hand-fighting at the line of scrimmage. A bit stiff in his midsection, showing only fair ability to bend and explode around the corner and may not possess preferred straight-line speed.

COMPARES TO: Jabaal Sheard, Cleveland Browns - Like Sheard, Smith is a productive, albeit undersized pass rusher. While neither is an elite athlete, each plays with just enough burst, power and savvy to win as either a 4-3 defensive end or a 3-4 rush linebacker.

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With the 92nd pick in the draft Washington selects Dakota Dozier, OG, Furman



Need someone to block for the franchise QB. Good footwork, muscular frame, good quickness when being asked to pull, light footed.
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With the 93rd pick in the 2014 Orangemane Mock Draft:

The New England Patriots select:



C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa

Tight end is an undeniable need for New England. Fiedorowicz is a dependable all-around tight end who can block arguably better than his positional peers and can catch arguably better as well. Although the 6’5”, 265-pound Hawkeye is a traditional “Y” tight end who predominantly plays inline, he is also a trusted receiver who can make plays in the seam, hauling in intermediate and red-zone receptions. Although he doesn’t carry the explosive open-field traits other alternatives do, the 22-year-old ran a respectable 4.76 40-yard dash, a 7.10 three-cone and a 4.26 short shuttle in Indianapolis – all of which coincide with the Patriots’ criteria. And for what it’s worth, New England’s coaching connections in Iowa City run deep.

The Patriots looked hard at Niklas in the 2nd rd but decided to go with Weston Richburg and feel that CJF is the last good TE prospect available in this draft.

Selection was made at 8-25pm (ET) -- The NY Giants and Shanahan are officially "On The Clock."
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Billy Turner, OL, North Dakota State

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With the 97th pick in the Orange Mane Mock Draft, the Pittburgh Steelers panic and probably over-reach by taking:

Jeff Janis, WR, Saginaw Valley State



Measurables:
Height: 6' 03"
Weight: 219 lbs.
Arm: 32.5"
Hand: 9.0"
40-yard dash: 4.42
225 lb. bench: 20 reps
Vertical jump: 37.5"
Broad jump: 10' 03"
3-cone drill: 6.64
Short shuttle: 3.98


Career Statistics:
2010: 9 receptions for 130 yards (14.4 ypc) and 1 touchdown
2011: 48 receptions for 968 yards (20.2 ypc) and 14 touchdowns
2012: 106 receptions for 1635 yards (15.4 ypc) and 17 touchdowns
2013: 83 receptions for 1572 yards (18.9 ypc) and 14 touchdowns
Career: 246 receptions for 4035 yards (17.5 ypc) and 46 touchdowns

Analysis/Breakdown (from NFL.com):
STRENGTHS
Exceptional measurables and leaping ability -- will test through the roof. Accelerates into routes quickly and can separate vertically and uncover underneath working short-to-intermediate zones. Terrific production -- carves up lesser competition and creates chunk plays. Good red-zone target. Exceptional work ethic. Outstanding football character. Very passionate about the game.

WEAKNESSES
Has very small, inconsistent hands -- will cradle the ball and use his body. Is not a nuanced route runner. Does not attack the ball in the air and will give up some break points. Not strong after the catch and will look for a soft landing spot. Can be fazed by traffic. Regularly faced Division II competition. Not a consistent blocker -- does not play to his size.

BOTTOM LINE
A Division II standout with rare measurables and production, Janis must prove that he can translate his small-school success to the field against better competition.


BowlenBall's rationale for the pick:
Pittsburgh thought they could pick up Jordan Matthews in the mid-2nd and got jumped on the pick by BroncosFanGuy. Then, they thought they could pick up Donte Moncrief in the mid-3rd, and got jumped on the pick by BMORE. Janis is the last viable "big" receiver on their board -- I have a 4th round grade on him, but have been stung in two consecutive rounds and can't afford to miss out on him by waiting until my next pick.
Pittsburgh WILL be shopping for a plus-sized receiver this year, and Janis would be a very likely target at this spot if the draft board plays out as it does in the OM Mock.



Pick made at:
6:06 p.m. Abu Dhabi
10:06 a.m. New York
9:06 a.m. Chicago
8:06 a.m. Denver
7:06 a.m. Los Angeles
6:06 a.m. Anchorage

The Green Bay Packers and srphoenix are now on the clock.

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With the very late 99th pick of the draft the Green Bay Packers select:

Dion Bailey S USC



Strengths:

Position versatility
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Instinctive athlete
Football IQ

Weaknesses:

Tweener
Needs to determine what he'll be in the pros

Summary:

Dion Bailey is one of the better safety prospects in the nation. He's very instinctive and seemingly always around the ball. Bailey's football intelligence is to be lauded as well.

He has the speed and agility to hang with the speedy slot receivers while maintaining proper tackling form on bigger backs and tight ends. The experience at linebacker can only help him learn the more complex NFL playbooks. He was very impressive in his only year at outside linebacker, racking up over 80 tackles and multiple interceptions. As a freshman (playing linebacker), he also put up over 80 tackles and a couple of sacks as well.

However, Bailey will need to determine what he will be at the pro level and stick with it. He seems a natural at the safety position. If the 2013 Las Vegas Bowl was his last game as a Trojan, he couldn't have picked a better finale. Bailey was all over the place, sniffing out multiple screen plays and being a menace to the highly touted David Carr.

NFL Comparison: Sean Taylor, Washington Redskins / Michael Griffin, Tennessee Titans

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Victor Hampton, CB, South Carolina

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