May 31, 2014
The month following the NFL draft is a great time to jump right into next year’s draft class. By that point, I’m usually so tired of watching & discussing the previous year’s prospects that I can’t wait for the palate cleanser of a new draft crop.
Thankfully, this upcoming group of draft-eligible prospects features several intriguing players and storylines already developing. As was the case this past year, the quarterback situation will be one of the more talked about topics.
Florida State’s Jameis Winston and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota are the two names getting the most attention at this point. After spending some time looking at both prospects, I’ve come away giving Winston the edge.
This opinion is based on the play on the field and not factoring in Winston’s off-field concerns. Winston’s play on the field is strong enough to warrant early first-round consideration.
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