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Ranking the Wide Receivers for the 2013 NFL Draft

March 11, 2013

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Below is FRG’s current ranking of the top-20 wide receiver prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft: 1)  Tavon Austin, West Virginia  (Grade:  8.9) The 2013 NFL Draft’s elite playmaker, Austin won’t be the first wideout selected because of his future role as a slot wide receiver in the NFL.  However, FRG grades slot receivers in […]

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Scouting the WRs: Tavon Austin, WVU

February 27, 2013

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Last Name:  AUSTIN  First Name:  TAVON  Position: WR Ht:  5’8     Wt:  174  STRENGTHS: Elite speed and quickness.  Most explosive offensive player available in 2013 NFL Draft.  Has the “juice”. Diverse offensive weapon.  Can make a play in both the passing and running game. Adequate hands in the short and intermediate passing game. Top-end athlete that showcases flexibility and loose […]

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Scouting the WRs: Cordarrelle Patterson, Tennessee

February 25, 2013

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Last Name:  PATTERSON  First Name:  CORDARRELLE  Position: WR Ht:  6’2     Wt:  216  STRENGTHS: Explosive playmaker with the ball in his hands. Plus speed and athleticism for a WR with his height/weight (4.42 at Scouting Combine). Big play threat who can take the top off a defense in the vertical game. Adequate hands.  Showcases ability to pluck ball at various angles. Possesses […]

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Scouting the WRs: Robert Woods, USC

February 22, 2013

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Last Name:  WOODS  First Name:  ROBERT  Position: WR Ht:  6’0     Wt:  201  STRENGTHS: Smooth, slippery  athlete.  Effortless runner in open-space. Natural hands catcher.  Consistently catches the ball away from his frame. Maintains good pad level while accelerating into his route.  A gliding route runner. Showcaes plus body control.  Adjusts well to poorly thrown balls and lays out to get it. Willing blocker […]

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Scouting the WRs: Keenan Allen, Cal

February 21, 2013

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Last Name:  ALLEN  First Name:  KEENAN   Position: WR Ht:  6’3     Wt:  210    STRENGTHS: Ideal physical make-up for possession WR in NFL (height/weight/length). Strong runner after the catch.  Tough to tackle. Has a good burst off the snap.  Doesn’t require many steps to get to full speed. Displays ability to shake defender at LOS.  Sharp out of his breaks.  Able to create separation from […]

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