DJ Moore , Maryland

The 2017 Big Ten Receiver of the Year and first-team all-conference selection stood out despite catching passes from four different quarterbacks. According to the NFL Draft profile he is very good combination of size and speed. Well-liked by coaching staff. Considered accountable and a good teammate. Took on extremely heavy target rate (39.5 percent) for offense ravaged by injuries at quarterback. Quick feet can bound and burst past press coverage.

He is compared with Pierce Garcon and is expected to be selected in the first or second round. May be will be selected by the Redskins or the Cowboys.

Calvin Ridley, Alabama

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Another player of Alabama.  His speed, elite body control, and wiry-strong frame still showed on tape, making NFL scouts wonder what he could be on Sundays. According to the strengths in his profile, he dominates cornerbacks if they allow him free release. Speed is consistent in drive phase for short, intermediate and deep routes. Feet are crisp and hypnotic in their cadence along the route. Possesses elite separation talent.

Would be a good selection for the Cowboys, if Dez Brayant leaves the team, and also in the west coast with the Rams, after Sammy Watkins have left the team. Other possible spots are Green Bay Packers or Arizona Cardinals.

Christian Kirk, Texas A&M

According to the NFL Draft Profile he has consistent tempo and good suddenness. Quick in and out of breaks with sharp turns. Impressive on whip routes. Scouts like his mental makeup and desire to compete. However same report indicates that doesn’t show desired burst into routes to gain separation. Has below average catch radius and in special teams have  taken questionable decisions. He is expected to be selected in 2nd or 3rd round. He is compared with Sterling Shepard.

DJ Chark, LSU

Another wide reciever out of Louisiana State University will be playing on sundays. A school with long tradition of WR, including Odel Beckham Jr, Jarvis Landry , Malahi Dupree, among others. His Draft Profile indicates that he has desired combination of size and speed. Acceleration is smooth and sudden. Can run away from people without even trying. Convincing salesman on first leg of his double moves.

However is too easy to find for press corners. Can be leggy and sluggish in releasing upfield when crowded. Is expected to be selected in rounds 2-3 and is compared with Chris Conely.

Courtland Sutton, SMU

His NFL size, downfield physicality, strong hands, and strider’s deep speed could have led him to the next level after last season, but he chose to return to school for his fourth year. His play in 2017 only strengthened his draft stock, as the first-team all-conference selection grabbed 68 passes for 1,085 yards and 12 scores. Nevertheless, Faster cornerbacks squat on routes and consistently contest his catches. He is expected to be selected in the 2nd round.

 

 

 

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