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Jason Pinkston

Jason Pinkston
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Guard

Pittsburgh


College Position: Guard
School: Pittsburgh
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-4
Weight: 305
Birthdate: 09-05-1987
Draft Projection: Fourth
Overall Rank: Unranked
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Guard (8)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2011 Draft by the Cleveland Browns in the 5th round with the #19 pick.
College left tackle known for his run blocking skills who will battle for time on the right side for the Browns.

Combine Results



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Strengths

  • Position Versatility - can play guard or tackle (project best to guard)
  • Underrated athlete - Can get down the line quickly when pulling
  • Shows excellent awareness in pass blocking
  • Anchors well in pass protection
  • Excellent at keeping rushers on the outside
  • Showed a strong work ethic at the Senior Bowl putting in extra time to work on footwork
  • Three year starter at left tackle
  • Played full back for Pitts jumbo goal line package early in his career

Weaknesses

  • Average run blocker
  • Struggles at times getting to the second level
  • Needs to use his hands better
  • Durability - missed time with shoulder injuries including having surgery on his left shoulder in 2007
  • Lacks ideal height for a tackle

News

2011 NFL Draft Recap: AFC North Grades - May 12 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: Jared Counterman's Winners and Losers - May 3 (Jared Counterman)
10 Bold Predictions for Day 2 of the 2011 NFL Draft - Apr 29 (Fran Duffy)
2011 Scouting Combine: O-Line and Tight End Workout Buzz - Feb 26 (Chris Maier)
2011 NFL Draft: An Inside Look at the Indianapolis Colts' Draft Plans - Feb 10 (Jared Counterman)
2011 Senior Bowl Report Card: Winners and Losers and Game Evaluation (Doug Lancy) - Jan 29 (Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Practice Day Four - Jan 27 (Chris Maier & Doug Lancy)
2011 Senior Bowl: Player/Team Observations - Jan 25 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: North Team Heights Weights and More - Jan 24 (Chris Maier)
2011 Senior Bowl: Confirmed Players - Jan 6 (Chris Maier)
A Draftniks Guide to the Bowl Games: Week 3 (Jan 1 - 9) - Dec 31 (Doug Lancy)

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