Grading Scale

FRG adheres to the following scale when evaluating prospects for the NFL Draft:

GRADING SCALE

10.0 – The “perfect” player.  Absolute lock to be a HOFer.  (Player with perfect 10 will always be #1 overall pick)

9.5 – Lock to immediately become one of the elite players at his position.  No flaws.  (#1 overall pick)

9.0 – Immediate starter.  Will become one of the best players at his position in his rookie season.  (Top-10 selection)

8.5 – Immediate starter.  Will become one of the best players on his team during his rookie season. (Top-20 selection)

8.0 –  Starter during rookie season.  Will become one of the best players on his side of the ball on his team during his rookie season. (1st round pick)

7.5 – Starter early in career.  Will become immediate contributor to team’s success. (2nd round pick)

7.0 – Starter at some point in his career.  Solid contributor to team. (3rd round pick)

6.5 – Backup capable of being spot starter.  Important role player. (4th round pick)

6.0 – Career backup with important sub-package role. (5th round pick)

5.5 – Backup, special teams player only. (6th round pick)

5.0 – Developmental prospect capable of making practice squad. (7th round, PFA)

4.5 – Reject

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