Updated: The Commish’s Board for the NFL Draft
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1. Sharrif Floyd – DT – Florida
Commish’s Comments: Floyd is a disruptor with good quickness off the ball.
2. Star Lotulelei – DT – Utah
Commish’s Comments: Cleared medically, Lotulelei can be a physical force in the middle of a defensive line.
3. Chance Warmack – OG – Alabama
Commish’s Comments: Warmack’s game is power and blowing defenders off the line of scrimmage.
4. Luke Joeckel – OT – Texas A
Commish’s Comments: Joeckel is an athletic offensive tackle who played top competition in the SEC.
5. Eric Fisher – OT – Central Michigan
Commish’s Comments: Fisher is equally good in run blocking and pass protection. Potential franchise left tackle.
6. Sheldon Richardson – DT – Missouri
Commish’s Comments: Richardson continues to rise with his quickness off the ball and penetration into offensive backfields.
7. Cornellius Carradine – DE – Florida St.
Commish’s Comments: Despite a torn ACL Carradine might be as talented a pass rusher as anyone in this draft. Carradine will hold a personal pro day the week before the draft, and if that goes well, could see himself shoot up the draft.
8. Ziggy Ansah – DE – BYU
Commish’s Comments: Ansah is a raw with tons of potential.
9. Dee Milliner – CB – Alabama
Commish’s Comments: Milliner is as solid a corner in this draft. He has speed, size, and can be physical.
10. Tavon Austin – WR – West Virginia
Commish’s Comments: In this era of the NFL, Austin could be a tremendous weapon for an offense that uses him the right way.
11. Alec Ogletree – LB – Georgia
Commish’s Comments: Ogletree is as talented as any linebacker in this draft, but character concerns will drop him.
12. Dion Jordan – DE/OLB – Oregon
Commish’s Comments: Jordan’s athleticism in space is very impressive. There are some questions about his consistency when rushing the passer since he dropped into coverage so much at Oregon.
13. Jonathan Cooper – OG – North Carolina
Commish’s Comments: Cooper is an athletic guard that can pull and be a weapon in the screen game, but don’t let the athletic part fool you, he’s also very aggressive and very physical.
14. Lane Johnson – OT – Oklahoma
Commish’s Comments: Johnson has as much potential as any player in this draft. A converted quarterback, Johnson needs to get stronger and more physical, but the athleticism is there.
15. Jarvis Jones – OLB – Georgia
Commish’s Comments: Jones won’t blow you away with measurables, but his film is as impressive as anyone’s in this draft.
16. Kenny Vaccaro – S – Texas
Commish’s Comments: Vaccaro is a ball-hawking safety that’s not afraid to come down and lay a big hit.
17. DJ Fluker – OT – Alabama
Commish’s Comments: Fluker’s lack of athleticism should limit him to right tackle, but he is a mauler who could excel in the run game.
18. Barkevious Mingo – OLB – LSU
Commish’s Comments: Mingo’s an athletic and quick pass rusher, but lacks consistency.
19. Jonathan Cyprien – S – FIU
Commish’s Comments: Cyprien can make all kinds of plays in the pass game, but will also come up and lay a big hit in run support.
20. Tyler Eifert – TE – Notre Dame
Commish’s Comments: Eifert is an all-around tight end with good speed and hands, but also good technique in run blocking.
21. Sylvester Williams – DT – North Carolina
Commish’s Comments: Overlooked because of some of the other defensive tackles in this draft, Williams has a good combination of power and quickness to be effective in the NFL. He loves his swim move.
22. Xavier Rhodes – CB – Florida St.
Commish’s Comments: Rhodes is a big corner with the size and speed to match up with most receivers in the NFL. There are some concerns about movement in his hips and keeping up with quicker receivers.
23. Bjoern Werner – DE – Florida St.
Commish’s Comments: Werner is an effort player who does not possess elite measurables, but gets the job done.
24. DJ Hayden – CB – Houston
Commish’s Comments: Incredible story of a player that came back from a torn vein from his heart after a collision in practice in November to run a 4.33 40-yard dash at his pro day just a few weeks back. Hayden might be as talented as any corner in this draft, but when will a team be willing to take a chance on him.
25. Zack Ertz – TE – Stanford
Commish’s Comments: Ertz is a very good threat in the pass game and an effort blocker.
26. Margus Hunt – DE – SMU
Commish’s Comments: Every measurable you’d want in a player, Hunt has. Unfortunately, he is a very raw player who was very inconsistent on film.
27. Matt Elam – S – Florida
Commish’s Comments: Elam is a big time hitter from the safety position.
28. Desmond Trufant – CB – Washington
Commish’s Comments: Gotta love the bloodlines from Trufant. I think Trufant could be a very solid corner at the next level.
29. Datone Jones – DE – UCLA
Commish’s Comments: Jones is a versatile player who fits at end in a 4-3 or 3-4 defense.
30. Menelik Watson – OT – Florida St.
Commish’s Comments: Watson is another raw player who might need a little time to develop. Watson does have very good size and good potential to play either right or left tackle.
31. Le’Veon Bell – RB – Michigan St.
Commish’s Comments: I Bell as the top back in this draft because of his vision, deceptive speed, power, and receiving ability.
32. Cordarrelle Patterson – WR – Tennessee
Commish’s Comments: Patterson is dangerous with the ball in his hands. He is a raw receiver with just one year of starting experience.
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