Is it sack-religious to suggest passing on DTs Dorsey, Ellis? (1 Viewer)

Dan in Lafayette

Staff member
Administrator
Diamond VIP Contributor
Joined
Aug 1, 1997
Messages
64,791
Reaction score
37,922
Age
66
Location
Lafayette, LA
Offline
draft.gif


Pat Kirwan / NFL.com

As my draft board begins to take shape, and the many experts and prognosticators begin to release their own mock drafts, it looks like there is the potential for three defensive tackles to be taken in the first round of this year's draft, and as many as six on Day 1 (which now only includes two rounds).

That's about par for the course. There have been at least three first-round defensive tackles in three of the last four years. What is a little different about this group is that two players, LSU's Glenn Dorsey and USC's Sedrick Ellis, are slated as top-10 picks. Two defensive tackles haven't been taken that high since 2003, when Dewayne Robertson went fourth overall and Johnathan Sullivan was taken two picks later.

In the first 10 picks of the draft there are some real impact players who will make an immediate contribution in many cases -- players who can be productive right away if your team is in a 4-3 defense. Dorsey and Ellis stand out among this year's prospects. A quick look at the numbers shows that their production in college has been impressive in some ways, such as penetrating gaps, being disruptive and making tackles. Full Story – NFL.com
http://www.nfl.com/draft/story;jses...0d5d80736df6&template=with-video&confirm=true
 

Create an account or login to comment

You must be a member in order to leave a comment

Create account

Create an account on our community. It's easy!

Log in

Already have an account? Log in here.

Users who are viewing this thread

 

New Orleans Saints Twitter Feed

 

Headlines

Top Bottom