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Everson Griffen
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

USC


College Position: Defensive End
School: USC
Grade: Junior
Height: 6-3
Weight: 280
Birthdate: 12-22-1987
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 53
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (8)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Minnesota Vikings in the 4th round with the #2 pick.
Toolsy but inconsistent pass rusher will develop behind Jared Allen and Ray Edwards.

Strengths

  • Defensive end prospect with good tools
  • Good athlete for his size
  • Has natural pass rush skills
  • Quick first step
  • Shows good balance and makes plays down the line

Weaknesses

  • Only 1 year of experience as a starter
  • Over pursues at times in run defense. Would rather run around a blocker than take on the blocker and shed
  • Inconsistent
  • Not productive the second half of the 2009 season. 0 sacks in his last 5 games
  • Should have returned for senior season, could use more development

News

2010 NFL Draft Grades: NFC North - May 1 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: Round 2 Mock Draft - Apr 23 (Dan Wernery)
2010 NFL Draft: Raul Colon's Mock Draft - Final Edition - Apr 21 (Chris Maier)
2010 NFL Draft: All Overrated and All-Underrated Team - Defense - Apr 18 (Chris Maier)
2010 Intersite NFL Mock Draft - Mar 16 (Chris Maier)
Raul Colon's 2010 NFL Mock Draft - Post Combine - Mar 7 (Raul Colon)

Mock Draft Results


2013-14 Season Fantasy Studs

QBPeyton ManningDEN516
RBJamaal CharlesKC295
WRJosh GordonCLE221
TEJimmy GrahamNO211
KStephen GostkowskiNE179
DEFKansas CityKC207
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