2017 NFL Draft: Assessing the Pros and Cons of Projected Top 10 Picks
Perfect NFL draft prospects don’t exist.
Some players—such as John Elway, Bo Jackson, Peyton Manning, Calvin Johnson and Andrew Luck—came close. This year, even when a young man like Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is touted as a “once in 10 years player,” there’s something to scrutinize.
The predraft process is designed as a series of checkpoints. All-star contests, the combine, pro days and private workouts are added to in-season evaluations, which help establish who the top prospects are.
Bleacher Report’s lead draft writer Matt Miller provided his top 10 available talents for the 2017 class, but they’re not without blemishes. Read on to see their pros and cons.