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2014 NFL Draft Prospect Debate: Who’s the Better Value?

Sunday, February 16th, 2014


Kelvin Benjamin is just as or more physically dominant than Mike Evans, but is his value really 20 picks lower because he struggles with drops? (Photo: US Presswire)

By Marc Sluis, Staff Writer

We are about to head into a turbulent time in the NFL Draft landscape where we judge prospects on rumors, film and measureables (if that’s even a word). It can be tough to gauge whether a prospect is actually worth the selection they are projected to be picked at. Sometimes the perceived value of two similarly talented prospects diverges to the point where they are slotted to go a full three rounds apart.

Whether its a blazing 40 time or a bad week in interviews we can overreact easily. That’s not to say its all for not and it certainly makes for interesting debates. Kind of like now. The following is a list of pairs where two prospects with similar skill sets, but differences in reputation and therefore value, are compared. I actually prefer all the prospects with a lower grade in this exercise, but the subject is fully open to debate.


2014 Senior Bowl: Day One Practice Notes

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Aaron Donald impressed on day one of the Senior Bowl.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

A crazy day at the Senior Bowl is in the books. Prospects were busy all day trying to impress coaches and media, both on the field and in interviews. The day started with a weigh-in, transitioned to a physical South Practice run by Jaguars coach Gus Bradley, moved onto a North Practice that lacked intensity and flow, finally the day wrapped up with media night.

At the end of such a busy day, it’s clear some players stood out from the rest for being a cut above the rest. These are my practice notes and thoughts on day one at the Senior Bowl.


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