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Corey Wootton
NFL Draft Scouting Report

Defensive End

Northwestern


College Position: Defensive End
School: Northwestern
Grade: Senior
Height: 6-6
Weight: 280
Birthdate: 06-22-1987
Draft Projection: Second
Overall Rank: 44
NFL Draft Position (Rank): Defensive End (7)

Draft Result

Drafted in the 2010 Draft by the Chicago Bears in the 4th round with the #11 pick.
High upside left end who flashed first round potential in 2008 but struggled coming off a knee injury in 2009.

Strengths

  • Ideal height and weight for a 3-4 DE or left end
  • Stout at the point of attack
  • Underrated athlete for his size
  • Long arms - consistently knocks down passes at the line of scrimmage
  • Had an outstanding 2008 season: 42 tackles 16.5 TFL and 10 sacks
  • Solid against the run and the pass
  • 4 year starter with 4 career interceptions and 4 career blocked kicks
  • One of the top 3-4 defensive ends in the draft

Weaknesses

  • Durability - Had a torn ACL in the 2008 Alamo Bowl.
  • Struggled early in the season as he recovered from his injury but finished strong with 4 sacks and 6 TFL in his last six games
  • Needs to play with better leverage
  • Does not possess a wide array of pass rush moves
  • Not very explosive off the ball

News

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2013-14 Season Fantasy Studs

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