NFL Draft 2018: 5 Boom-or-bust prospects

To be successful in the draft, general managers need to have courage in their convictions.

He’s fast, he’s a polished route-runner who can win against press coverage and Cheap Authentic NBA Jerseys excelled in the SEC, and yet there have to be concerns over Calvin Ridley.

Ridley clocked a 40-yard dash time of 4.43 seconds but his overall workout numbers put him in just the sixth percentile for wide receivers.

It is rare for players of that athletic profile to succeed in the NFL. Even after such an impressive career with Alabama, Ridley is a risk.

Had Harold Landry come out last year after a 2016 season in which he racked up 22 tackles for loss and 16.5 sacks, he would have likely been a top-five pick.

But he stayed another year and his pre-draft process involved questions over an injury-riddled 2017 in which his production dipped to 8.5 tackles for loss and five sacks.

Landry blew up the Combine and has all the tools to be a successful pass rusher, but teams cannot be sure which version of him they will be getting if they pick him.

Finley has been efficient the last two seasons for the Wolfpack, and he completed 65.1 percent of his passes in 2017. He threw for 338 yards and three touchdowns against Clemson last season. Finley needs to take advantage of some big stages to increase that stock.

Bentley is the guy who can make the biggest jump in 2018. He’s a playmaker Cheap Bike Jerseys For Men and an experienced starter for the Gamecocks. He’s an accurate passer, but he needs to cut down on the interceptions. He threw eight picks in South Carolina’s final four games against FBS opponents last season, including losses to Georgia and Clemson. Those are the two games where Bentley can attract some more attention.

Well, look at that: Washington’s recipe for success in its first-round series against the Columbus Blue Jackets series somehow cooked up a win over the Penguins. The Capitals scored a power-play goal in each game and shut down the Pittsburgh power play in each win. Goalie Braden Holtby was the best player on the ice for a couple of games. Rivalry newbies Devante Smith-Pelly, Jakub Vrana and Chandler Stephenson scored key goals, because they didn’t know any better.

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