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2011 NFL Draft Analysis - Round Seven
Alabama QB Greg McElroy
Alabama QB Greg McElroy
Posted Apr 30, 2011

Who went where and how good are each of the draft picks in the 7th round?

2011 NFL Draft

7th Round Picks & Analysis

2011 NFL Draft Analysis
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2011 NFL Draft Team Analysis - AFC
EAST Buffalo | Miami | New England | NY Jets
WEST Denver | Kansas CityOakland | San Diego
NORTH Baltimore | Cincinnati  Cleveland | Pittsburgh
SOUTH Houston | Indy | Jacksonville | Tennessee

2011 NFL Draft Team Analysis - NFC
EAST Dallas | NY Giants | Philadelphia | Washington
WEST Arizona | San Francisco | Seattle | St. Louis
NORTH Chicago | Detroit | Green Bay | Minnesota
SOUTH Atlanta | Carolina | New Orleans | Tampa Bay

2011 NFL Prospect Rankings & Breakdowns
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1 (204) Denver Broncos (from Green Bay from Carolina)
TE Virgil Green, Nevada 6-3, 249
Overall Pick No. 204 CFN Overall Ranking: 133  

CFN Analysis: The tight end star of the Combine, he made jaws drop with his special athleticism highlighted by a 42” vertical and a 10’10” broad jump. The 4.56 40 wasn’t bad, either. While he’s not all that big and he’s not going to beat anyone up, he’s such a great athlete and he’s such a strong pass catcher that he could be the focal point of a passing game. He could be scratching the surface on what he can become now that he’ll be a part of a pro-style attack, but he’s more of an H-Back than a true tight end. He won’t be for anyone.
CFN Projection: Third Round

2 (205) Seattle Seahwaks (from Detroit)
DE Lazarius Levingston, LSU 6-4, 292
Overall Pick No. 205   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

Very big and very strong, “Pep” is a typical LSU defensive end who eats up the run and is built to sit in the 3-4. While he worked as a tackle later in his Tiger career, but he’s an end in the NFL and he has the potential to grow into a surprising starter. He’s not a pass rusher, though, and doesn’t have the athleticism to fly into the backfield on a regular basis, but he could work on first downs against power running teams. He’ll be a luxury for a rotation, but with his size and drive he’ll stick on a roster for a few years.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

3 (206) Buffalo Bills
CB Justin Rogers, Richmond 5-11, 180
Overall Pick No. 206   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: With decent size and phenomenal speed, he has the look of an NFL corner, but he's a bit skinny and he's not going to push anyone around or do much of anything for the run defense. He'll be an awful NFL open field tackler and is purely a dime defender and a third down specialist if he's not on an island, but he has the wheels and athleticism to find a spot somewhere.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

4 (207) Cincinnati Bengals
CB Corey Lindsey, Southern Illinois  5-10, 181
Overall Pick No. 207  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A high-motor kick returner and corner who cuts well and is quicker than fast. He's a tough run defender who could be tried out as an undersized free safety if needed, but his money will be made on the outside and as a special teamer. He doesn't have top-end speed, but he's a battler who'll push hard for a roster spot.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

5 (208) New York Jets (from Arizona)
QB Greg McElroy, Alabama 6-2, 220
Overall Pick No. 208 CFN Overall Ranking: 167

CFN Analysis: There’s no questioning his smarts, just missing out on becoming a Rhodes Scholar, and he’s mega-tough, but he doesn’t have a great arm and he has limited tools. A great leader who happened to be a perfect fit for a national title team, he was great at being a game manager - and not in a bad way - keeping the mistakes to a minimum. There’s nothing there to think he can be a regular starter, but he could have a good career as a reliable backup.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

6 (209) Detroit Lions (from Seattle from Cleveland)
OT Johnny Culbreath, South Carolina State  6-5, 278
Overall Pick No. 209  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A smallish developmental prospect who doesn't have the size to be a regular starter, but moves well and has the potential to be a nice wall-off blocker in a zone-blocking scheme. He'll never flatten anyone, but he's a good enough athlete to be tried out against the faster pass rushers to see what he can do.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

7 (210) Atlanta Falcons (from Detroit)
OG Andrew Jackson, Fresno State (C) 6-5, 299
Overall Pick No. 210 CFN Overall Ranking: 143

CFN Analysis: While he doesn’t have the raw bulk most teams would like for a top interior blocker, he’s versatile enough to be more-than-serviceable at either guard or center. With great smarts and the type of character that wants to be a leader, he’ll do whatever is needed to stick around. Not an athlete, he’s not going to do much on the move, and he doesn’t have the strength to push anyone. There’s nothing special about his game, but he’s not going to make any mistakes and he’ll be as reliable as they come.
CFN Projection: Fifth Round

8 (211) San Francisco 49ers
OLB Bruce Miller, UCF (DE) 6-1, 254
Overall Pick No. 211 CFN Overall Ranking: 201

CFN Analysis: An ultra-productive, extremely talented pass rusher, he’s always working and never takes a play off. He made himself into a top-shelf sack artist by busting his tail, and he’s going to do whatever it takes to make a roster. Extremely strong, he threw up 35 reps on the bench and apparently interviewed extremely well, but he just doesn’t have the raw talent or athleticism to be a top producer at the next level. He’s not athletic, he doesn’t have the right build, and outside of the weight room at the Combine, he proved to be too short, too slow, and too average. No one will outwork him, though.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

9 (212) Tennessee Titans
ODT Zach Clayton, Auburn  6-2, 299
Overall Pick No. 212  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: While he's not all that big, he has decent size and good versatility. He can play as a 3-4 end if absolutely needed, but he's an interior presence who can get into the backfield. He's not going to fly around like a Nick Fairley, but he holds up well against the run.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

10 (213) Washington Redskins
CB Brandyn Thompson, Boise State 5-9, 189
Overall Pick No. 213  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Very athletic, he moves well and is great when the ball is in the air. He’s good against the run and he’s got a knack for picking off passes. He’s not big, he’s not the best athlete and he’s not going to shut down an NFL receiver, but he could be serviceable as a nickel or dime defender.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

11 (214) Houston Texans
OT Derek Newton, Arkansas State 6-5, 311
Overall Pick No. 214   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked
A right tackle only, Newton is a good athlete and he can get to the next level, but he’s not going to handle any pass rusher with any sort of speed and quickness. While he has good size, he’s not a blaster of a run blocker and he isn’t going to blow anyone up, but he has just enough talent and moves well enough to deserve a good look.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

12 (215) Minnesota Vikings 
DE D’Aundre Reed, Arizona 6-4, 261
Overall Pick No. 215   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Extremely strong for an end, he came up with a good Combine and has been good enough in workouts to get a long, long look. It took a little while to get the chance, and then he took the opportunity and was solid. Unfortunately, he was a part of a rotation and didn’t stand out enough to earn a full-time gig; the stats weren’t there. He needs plenty of work on his technique and he’s not going to be ready to go out of the box, and if he’s not a great pass rusher in camp he’ll be a quick cut.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

13 (216) St. Louis Rams
S Mikal Baker, Baylor 6-0, 205
Overall Pick No. 216 CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Not draftable as anything other than a returner. He converted over from wide receiver and is trying to become a defensive back, but his strength is as a kick and punt returner at the next level. He might be a decent free agent flier considering his speed, but he’ll never, ever start.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

14 (217) Washington Redskins (from Miami)
OG Maurice Hurt, Florida 6-3, 319
Overall Pick No. 217   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: The body isn’t there. He has the size and he has the weight, but he doesn’t carry it well and he doesn’t have the strength needed to handle any NFL defensive tackle. A mediocre athlete, he might move well considering his extra pounds, but he doesn’t move well enough to handle a quick interior pass rusher. Because of his size and his versatility he could be a decent backup prospect, but someone will need to light a fire under him in the weight room and on the field.
CFN Projection: Seventh Round

15 (218) Green Bay Packers (from Miami from Jacksonville)
TE Ryan Taylor, North Carolina 6-3, 240
Overall Pick No. 218 CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: jack-of-all-trades, the former linebacker turned into a pass-catching tight end, but he’ll be part fullback, part H-Back, part tight end. He’s a good athlete with excellent size, but he needs to be a killer on special teams and has to find a niche right away.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

16 (219) Oakland Raiders
CB Malcolm Williams, TCU 5-10, 200
Overall Pick No. 219 CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A superstar JUCO transfer who came into his own last year, he has the measureables and is ultra-athletic, but he's only a special teamer and possible backup. He has no chance of starting right away and could immediately be put on the practice squad.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

17 (220) Dallas Cowboys (from San Diego)
FB Shaun Chapas, Georgia 6-2, 247
Overall Pick No. 220 CFN Overall Ranking: 229

CFN Analysis: A good athlete who can get out on the edge and make a big block, he could be a nice receiver with a little bit of time and will fill a variety of roles. A willing blocker who doesn’t make mistakes and is always going full tilt, but he’s not a blaster of a blocker and he’s not going to open up any huge holes. He’s a finesse fullback who won’t be for everyone.
CFN Projection: Fifth Round

18 (221) New York Giants
RB Da’Rel Scott, Maryland 5-11, 211
Overall Pick No. 221 CFN Overall Ranking: 207  

CFN Analysis: Decent-sized and very, very fast, Scott has the measurables to deserve a long look as both a back and a kick returner. Give him a little bit of room and he’s gone, and he’s quick enough to be an extremely productive one-cut NFL runner in the right system. While he might have a hard time staying healthy and he’s a better workout warrior than a football player, he could be a part of a rotation on raw speed alone.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

19 (222) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
CB Anthony Gaitor, FIU 5-10, 175
Overall Pick No. 222  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Thing and a big smallish, he’s not going to be physical and he’s not going to do much against the run, but he’s a quick, aggressive corner who isn’t afraid to fight receivers. He’ll get shoved around by anyone with size, but he could see time in nickel and dime packages.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

20 (223) Kansas City Chiefs
RB Shane Bannon, Yale 6-3, 245
Overall Pick No. 223  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A pure fullback, he's a great blocker who could eventually be turned into a tight end or an H-Back. His job early on will be to pound away for a ground game and be a key special teamer, but he has to use his good hands as a target to make any sort of long term impact.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

21 (224) Washington Redskins (from Indianapolis)
DE Markus White, Florida State 6-4, 266
Overall Pick No. 224 CFN Overall Ranking: 220  

CFN Analysis: Very quick for his size and with great character, he’s the type of player a coach wants to have around. Always working and always bringing positive energy, he’s a leader who doesn’t take a play off and wants to be better. Unfortunately, he suffers from seizures and is missing the NFL athleticism to be anything more than a very good backup, but with all his intangibles he should be a long-time reserve. It would be nice if he was stronger against the run, and it would be great if he was a more creative pass rusher, but he’ll have to settle for being a hard-working part of a rotation.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

22 (225) Baltimore Ravens (from Philadelphia)
RB Anthony Allen, Georgia Tech, 6-1, 228
Overall Pick No. 225 CFN Overall Ranking: 122

CFN Analysis: With a terrific blend of size, speed, and quickness, he’s an intriguing prospect on his measureables alone. While it’s always tough to figure out what a back in a Paul Johnson option offense can do at the next level, he has the ability and the potential to be a stud when he gets the ball in space. Forget about him as a receiver and he doesn’t use his size for any power, but in a zone-blocking scheme he could be ultra-productive in an Arian Foster kind of way.
CFN Projection: Fifth Round

23 (226) New Orleans Saints
DE Greg Romeus, Pitt 6-5, 264
Overall Pick No. 226 CFN Overall Ranking: 85

CFN Analysis: It’s all about his knee. He has the length and the right frame to be a true defensive end, and he has the room to put on more good weight. Strong, he’s physical enough to do some shoving around, while he’s tough enough to fight against the run. Again, though, it’s all about a knee that was injured late in the season and might put his timetable back a year. Along with the knee is a back issue that likely won’t go away, but overall, his biggest problem could end up being a lack of NFL athleticism that’ll put a hard ceiling on what he can do. Even so, he should be a great value pick.
CFN Projection: Fourth Round

24 (227) Philadelphia Eagles (from Seattle)
WR Scotty McKnight, Colorado  5-10, 182
Overall Pick No. 227   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A very sound, very secure target who was never able to quite show what he could do thanks to mediocre quarterback play, he did what he could to make the Colorado passing game go. He's a good, sound route runner who's quicker than fast, but he won't do much to get many yards after the catch. He's a willing blocker, but he's hardly physical, and he's going to have to develop into No. 3 target in a rotation to see time.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

25 (228) St. Louis Rams (from Baltimore)
LB Jabara Williams, Stephen F. Austin 6-2, 223
Overall Pick No. 228  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A tremendous athlete, he's a bit smallish but quick around the ball and always in on the play. A great tackler, he's great in the open field with four years of experience and good leadership skills. The size is an issue and isn't strong enough to work on the inside, but he could be a very disruptive, very productive backup if only asked to be a No. 2 outside linebacker.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

26 (229) Atlanta Falcons
CB/S Jonathan Nelson, Oklahoma  5-10, 197
Overall Pick No. 229  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Versatile, he could be a free safety or a corner or a nickel defender in a jack-of-all-trades job, but he's strictly a backup. A great athlete, he can jump out of the stadium and he has decent enough speed to get by, along with the quickness to hang with the speed receivers, but he's not a big tackler and he lacks the blazing wheels needed to be a regular corner. If he makes a team it'll be as a safety and a special teamer.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

27 (230) Atlanta Falcons (from New England)
DE Cliff Matthews, South Carolina 6-4, 257
Overall Pick No. 230 CFN Overall Ranking: 76

CFN Analysis: It should all be there with a great frame, a chiseled physique, and good quickness, but he’s not as fluid as he needs to be for an outside linebacker, and he’s not quite there bulk-wise to be a regular, consistent end. Tough, he’s willing to work and willing to do whatever is needed to try to produce and make a play. Consistent, he doesn’t make a slew of mistakes. The tweener issue will limit what he can do, and he’s not a creative pass rusher, but he should be a nice starter and a great part of a rotation as long as the rest of the line has talent.
CFN Projection: Fourth Round

28 (231) Miami (from San Francisco from NY Jets through Detroit)
DT Frank Kearse, Alabama A&M  6-4, 315
Overall Pick No. 231  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Worth a late round flier or as a free agent pickup, he has great size and looks the part, but he's not strong enough to hold up as an anchor and he's not quick enough to be used as a regular interior pass rusher. If he can hit the weights harder, he has just enough skills to be a swing backup for the interior.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

29 (232) Pittsburgh Steelers
RB Baron Batch, Texas Tech  5-9, 200
Overall Pick No. 232  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Very quick and with great hands, he's an ideal third down receiver who was better than he gets credit for as a runner. Give him a little bit of space and he can crank out 5-to-7 yards per crack. Always hurt and not a blazer, he's not the most dependable of prospects, but he can find his niche as a playmaker who keeps the chains moving on pure passing downs.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

30 (233) Green Bay Packers
DT Lawrence Guy, Arizona State
6-4, 305 (Jr.)
Overall Pick No. 233 CFN Overall Ranking: 210  

CFN Analysis: The raw tools are there. He has a great frame, he moves extremely well, and he can be moved around wherever needed. His versatility will make him a key backup able to work where needed, but that’s also part of his issue; he’s a tweener. He gets beaten up too much to be a star on the inside, and he’s not enough of a pass rusher to get in the backfield on a regular basis on the outside. Young, he has time to mature into his body and become an effective player who’ll have a long career in a rotation, but he might not be a regular starter.
CFN Projection: Fourth Round

31 (234) San Diego Chargers (Compensatory)
LB Andrew Gachkar, Missouri  6-2, 231
Overall Pick No. 234   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A tough run stuffing linebacker for the interior, he makes plays as long as they're funneled his way. He's not an athlete and he's not going to be a pass rusher in any way, but he could have some worth as a No. 2 inside linebacker and occasional fill-in in the middle. If he's not a top special teamer, he'll be gone in a hurry.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

32 (235) Miami Dolphins (Compensatory)
CB Jimmy Wilson, Montana  5-11, 185
Overall Pick No. 235   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: One of the most interesting stories in the draft, he was tried for murder twice after breaking up a case of domestic violence. He fought, a gun went off, and he was charged. A hung jury on the first trial meant a second trial, and he was acquitted. On the field, he's very fast and strong in the open field, and no one will outwork him or bring more hustle. However, he's not big and he's not as physical as he'll need to be to become anything more than a nickel or dime defender. 
CFN Projection: Free Agent

33 (236) Minnesota Vikings (Compensatory)
WR Stephen Burton, West Texas A&M  6-2, 221
Overall Pick No. 236  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: An intriguing developmental prospect, Burton has excellent size and could be a good H-Back with a little bit of time. Fast, he can get down the field and potentially grow into a midrange deep threat as well as a safety valve. He doesn't catch as cleanly as you'd like and he needs a lot of route running work, but there are skills to make him worth looking at in a camp. 
CFN Projection: Free Agent

34 (237) Philadelphia Eagles (Compensatory)
ILB Greg Lloyd, Connecticut 6-1, 246
Overall Pick No. 237 CFN Overall Ranking: 217

CFN Analysis: An undersized tackler who was a great leader for a strong UConn run defense, Lloyd is a good ball player who seems to like getting physical against the stronger running teams and is a great hitter. However, he hasn’t been the same since suffering a major knee injury and he’s not consistent. The tools are close, but they’re not quite there at an NFL level. Even so, he manages to get in on every play and he’ll be good on pure rushing downs.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

35 (238) Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Compensatory)
TE Daniel Hardy, Idaho 6-4, 249
Overall Pick No. 238 CFN Overall Ranking: 251

CFN Analysis: A good athlete and a strong receiver who moves well and is a willing blocker, he has just enough skills to get a long look in a camp. Not big enough to be an effective NFL blocker, and too slow to become a downfield danger, he’s extremely limited and is still trying to figure out how to become consistent player. There’s upside, but he needs time and coaching. He might not get either one.
CFN Projection: Seventh Round

36 (239) San Francisco 49ers (Compensatory)
OT Michael Person, Montana State  6-4, 299
Overall Pick No. 239  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Not all that big, he's not going to be a mauler in any way and can only be used in a zone blocking scheme. Just athletic enough to get by, he could be a wall-off blocker who finds a role as a backup. Not all that quick, though, he'll have to find a role in a rotation at any spot except center, but he'll be a try-hard worker who'll do whatever is needed to make a team.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

37 (240) Philadelphia Eagles (Compensatory)
FB Stanley Havili, USC 6-0, 230
Overall Pick No. 240 CFN Overall Ranking: 165

CFN Analysis: While he’s not going to beat anyone up, and he’s not a big, blasting blocker, he needs to be in the right system to be successful and needs an NFL weight room to get bigger. A top receiver, he’s a natural catching the ball and he’s a good runner when he gets his chances. Arguably the best athlete among the fullback prospects, he makes up for his lack of thumping ability by moving well.
CFN Projection: Fifth Round

38 (241) Oakland Raiders (Compensatory)
WR David Ausberry, USC 6-3, 233
Overall Pick No. 241  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A big, strong receiver who can be used on short-to-midrange plays and can be developed into an H-Back or a smallish tight end. He's good in short spaces and will make the tough catch, but he's not physical enough to be an NFL blocking tight end and he's not quite athletic enough to create major mismatches.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

39 (242) Seattle Seahawks (Compensatory)
OLB Malcolm Smith, USC 6-0, 227
Overall Pick No. 242  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Undersized but fast, he's a backup NFL outside linebacker who can occasionally get into the backfield and can fly around the field to get in on plays. He'll be erased by any blocker and he won't hold up well against the run, but he's a good, sound, tackler and a hard worker who'll do whatever a team needs including working as a key special teamer. 
CFN Projection: Free Agent

40 (243) New Orleans Saints (Compensatory)
OLB Nathan Bussey, Illinois 6-1, 217
Overall Pick No. 243   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Way undersized, he's a smallish, active playmaker who's too slow to be a regular in the secondary and not big enough to work as a linebacker. He could be used as a third down outside linebacker and an occasionally pass rusher if he finds a fit in some way, but he'll mostly be a special teamer.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

41 (244) Carolina Panthers (Compensatory)
OT Lee Ziemba, Auburn 6-6, 317
Overall Pick No. 244 CFN Overall Ranking: 106

CFN Analysis: A huge recruit for Auburn, literally, he became the main man early for a line that eventually paved the way for a national title. He has a great frame with good length, and he’s not afraid to get nasty and fight for every block on every play. Still relatively young, he not only more than held his own, but he’s still maturing into his body type. While he’s not going to be able to handle many NFL speed rushers and he’s a right tackle only, he will eventually be a steady starter. He won’t be special, but he’ll be solid.
CFN Projection: Third Round

42 (245) Buffalo Bills (Compensatory)
DT/OG Michael Jasper, Bethel 6-6, 390
Overall Pick No. 245   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A huge, HUGE player who tips in at close to 400 pounds, he's an offensive lineman by trade who projects as a defensive tackle. After working mostly as a guard, he could be stuck in the middle of someone's defensive line and told to not move. He's not an athlete in any way, but players of his size are rare.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

43 (246) Cincinnati Bengals (Compensatory)
RB Jay Finley, Baylor 5-11, 198
Overall Pick No. 246  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A fast home run hitter, if he gets the ball in space he's gone. A tremendous athlete who moves well, cuts on a dime, and is able to make things happen on his own, he's a creative runner who could be used as a receiver. There's no power whatsoever and durability is a concern, but he could shine in the right system as long as he's nothing more than a part of a rotation. 
CFN Projection: Free Agent

44 (247) Denver Broncos (Compensatory)
OLB Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma (DE) 6-3, 262
Overall Pick No. 247 CFN Overall Ranking: 135

CFN Analysis: With excellent size and a great ability to get into the backfield, he was an elite pass rusher at the collegiate level and was tremendously productive on a consistent basis over three years. His future could be as a 4-3 defensive end and a possible pass rushing specialist, but he’s a good enough all-around football player who doesn’t take too many wasted steps and makes up for his shortcomings by always being in the right spot. The problem is his painful lack of speed and athleticism, registering a jaw-dropping 5.16 in the 40, and his other Combine numbers were awful. There’s a limit on what he can do and what he can become, but he was so productive at such a high level that he’s worth a long look at a starting spot somewhere.
CFN Projection: Fourth Round

45 (248) Cleveland Browns (Compensatory)
FS Eric Hagg, Nebraska 6-1, 209
Overall Pick No. 248   CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Very big and athletic enough to be considered a decent prospect at any safety spot, he has the ability to push people around, and he has the speed to be decent in pass coverage. What he doesn’t do is play up to his size, and while he managed to make plenty of things happen with teams were staying away from Prince Amukamara, he was also the weak link at times. With great fire to be a player and good character, he’s the type of player coaches love to have. Now he has to find the right fit for a free safety who’s better as a finesse run stopper than a pass defender.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round

46 (249) Arizona Cardinals (Compensatory)
WR Demarco Sampson, San Diego State 6-2, 204
Overall Pick No. 249 CFN Overall Ranking: 224

CFN Analysis: With decent size and just enough speed to get by, he has nice tools and he knows how to use them to get open. A fighter, he catches anything close to him and he’ll battle to come up with the key catch, but he’s not going to do much of anything for the ground game and he’s always banged up. The biggest problem is his age, about to turn 26, and he’ll have a short shelf life. He’ll be just good enough to really, really want to keep around, but not talented enough to spend too much time off the practice squad.
CFN Projection:
Free Agent

47 (250) San Francisco 49ers (Compensatory)
CB Curtis Holcomb, Florida A&M 5-10, 184
Overall Pick No. 250 CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Smallish but quick, he's a good athlete who cuts well and has the drive and the pop to hang with good route-running small targets. He's not going to do anything against the run, but he could be a nice dime package defender who makes a few plays here and there.
CFN Projection: Free Agent 

48 (251) Tennessee Titans (Compensatory)
SS Tommie Campbell, California (Pa.) 6-2, 207
Overall Pick No. 251 CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: With good size and great hitting ability, he has the raw tools to be a decent safety. He was ultra-productive at the lower level and showed great pop and excellent tackling skills, but he has to prove he can hang around with the big boys. Not an elite athlete, he's going to have to show he knows what he's doing to not take wasted steps and poor angles. He needs lots and lots of time to adjust.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

49 (252) Dallas Cowboys (Compensatory)
C Bill Nagy, Wisconsin  6-3, 318
Overall Pick No. 252  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: A big, squatty, pounding run blocking blaster for the middle of a line, he's built like a typical Badger brute. He has to prove he can stay healthy after being banged up for most of last year, but when he's right he's a good, strong center who could be moved to guard if needed.
CFN Projection: Free Agent

50 (253) Washington Redskins (Compensatory)
NT Chris Neild, West Virginia  6-2, 319
Overall Pick No. 253  CFN Overall Ranking: Unranked

CFN Analysis: Very big and very, very strong, he won't be shoved out of the center of a line. An anchor, he can sit in the middle and let everyone else work, but he's not an athlete and he's not going to get into the backfield. With plenty of experience and good drive and fight, he'll be a tough cut because of his motor and strength. 
CFN Projection: Free Agent

51 (254) Houston Texans (Compensatory)
DE Cheta Ozougwu, Rice (OLB) 6-2, 247
Overall Pick No. 254   CFN Overall Ranking: 254

CFN Analysis: Way too small, he’s not going to do much against the run, and without the athleticism to be a top outside linebacker, it’ll be hard to find a place for him. However, he never, ever misses a tackle and is smart enough to always be in the right position. Good enough in off-season workouts to get on the radar, now he has to translate his good statistical college career into a role in some way. He’ll get erased by anyone who blocks him, and there’s nothing impressive about his game at an NFL level, but he’ll stick on quickness and hustle.
CFN Projection: Sixth Round