Written by Luke Easterling, Senior Draft Analyst on January 21, 2015
As expected, there was an increased level of intensity on Day 2 here in Mobile, as both squads took part in their first full-pad practices of the week. Today gave us a more complete picture of the prospects, as full-contact drills and team periods allowed for players’ complete skill sets to show.
Here are some players who stood out to me on either side, both good and bad.
The first player from the North team to jump out at me today was Duke WR Jamison Crowder. Crowder’s size will likely limit him to a slot role at the next level, but he showed an impressive speed/quickness/hands combination, as well as great leaping ability and ball skills. Throw in his experience as a return man, and Crowder could end up being a very valuable weapon in the NFL, possibly creeping into the late-Day 2 conversation.
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