Dominique Easley: New England Patriots' NFL Draft Profile

Dominique Easley: New England Patriots' NFL Draft Profile
May 8, 2014, 10:45 pm
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Dominique Easley (DT), Florida

6'2" | 288 lbs.

2013 stats:

5 tackles *(played in just three games after tearing his right ACL)

Selected:

1st round, 29th overall (New England Patriots)

What the scouts are saying:

"Easley’s success inside compared to when on the edge is a no contest. His quickness to force his opposition off balance or shoot face up gaps causes instant disruption, displaying active hands to keep separation and a forward momentum. He impacts games when gaining promising positioning." (Josh Norris, Rotoworld.com)

"Has short arms and can be neutralized by larger linemen. Cannot be counted on to two-gap. Average production. Can be overaggressive and lose sight of the ball” (Nolan Nawrocki, NFL.com)

"Easley's explosiveness off the ball has been among the best in the conference. He also has quick, active hands to slap away blockers and is able to hold up well against the run at this level due to good core strength." (Rob Rang, CBSSports.com)

"A bit sloppy in his technique/footwork when changing directions. Easily transitions between speed to a power rush. Makes the most of his height by staying low on the block and getting underneath taller blockers. Looks for the early advantage by blasting through his upper body into blocker's pads. Inconsistent ability to disengage if blockers get a hold of him." (Matt De Lima, fftoolbox.com)

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