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NFL Draftcountdown Draft Comparisons

Postby thescout » Sun Apr 19, 2009 10:32 pm

The following are rough player comparisons for some of the top 2009 NFL Draft prospects. Obviously this is a very subjective matter and there are no guarantees that these guys will be as good, better or worse than the players I compare them too. In other words there is nothing too scientific about this at all, just something fun to read and think about.


Quarterbacks

Matthew Stafford - Jay Cutler
Mark Sanchez - Matt Ryan
Josh Freeman - Ben Roethlisberger
Rhett Bomar - Tony Romo
Stephen McGee - Josh McCown
Pat White - Seneca Wallace

Running Backs

Chris Wells - Steven Jackson
Knowshon Moreno - Cadillac Williams
Donald Brown - Thomas Jones
LeSean McCoy - Clinton Portis
Andre Brown - Derrick Ward
Shonn Greene - LenDale White

Fullbacks

Quinn Johnson - Le'Ron McClain
Tony Fiammetta - Justin Griffith
Brannan Southerland - Mike Karney

Wide Receivers

Michael Crabtree - Brandon Marshall
Jeremy Maclin - Ted Ginn
Darrius Heyward-Bey - Troy Williamson
Percy Harvin - Reggie Bush
Kenny Britt - Braylon Edwards
Hakeem Nicks - Muhsin Muhammad
Brian Robiskie - Amani Toomer
Mohamed Massaquoi - Reggie Brown
Derrick Williams - Eddie Royal
Juaquin Iglesias - Jerricho Cotchery
Louis Murphy - Andre Caldwell
Mike Thomas - Bobby Wade
Ramses Barden - Plaxico Burress

Tight Ends

Brandon Pettigrew - Daniel Graham
Shawn Nelson - John Carlson
Cornelius Ingram - Dallas Clark
Jared Cook - Kellen Winslow
Chase Coffman - Joe Klopfenstein
Travis Beckum - Dustin Keller
James Casey - Owen Daniels
Richard Quinn - Reggie Kelly

Offensive Tackles

Jason Smith - Chris Samuels
Eugene Monroe - Levi Jones
Michael Oher - Walter Jones
Andre Smith - Shawn Andrews
Eben Britton - Jon Jansen
William Beatty - Tony Ugoh
Phil Loadholt - Marcus McNeill
Jamon Meredith - Maurice Williams

Offensive Guards

Duke Robinson - Justin Blalock
Andy Levitre - Marshal Yanda
Kraig Urbik - Keydrick Vincent
Herman Johnson - Leonard Davis

Centers

Alex Mack - Nick Mangold
Max Unger - Justin Hartwig
Eric Wood - Jason Spitz


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Defensive Ends

Brian Orakpo - Vernon Gholston
Tyson Jackson - Marcus Spears
Aaron Maybin - Terrell Suggs
Robert Ayers - Will Smith
Everette Brown - Kamerion Wimbley
Larry English - LaMarr Woodley
Michael Johnson - Jarvis Moss
Lawrence Sidbury - Mathias Kiwanuka
Paul Kruger - Chris Kelsay

Defensive Tackles

B.J. Raji - Vince Wilfork
Peria Jerry - Amobi Okoye
Evander Hood - Cory Redding
Ron Brace - Jamal Williams
Fili Moala - Shaun Cody
Jarron Gilbert - Jason Jones
Alex Magee - Barry Cofield
Sen'Derrick Marks - Glenn Dorsey

Outside Linebackers

Aaron Curry - D.J. Williams
Brian Cushing - Bobby Carpenter
Clay Matthews - Chad Greenway
Clint Sintim - Marcus Washington
Connor Barwin - Mike Vrabel
Marcus Freeman - David Thornton
Cody Brown - Shaun Phillips
Kaluka Maiava - Freddy Keiaho

Inside Linebackers

Rey Maualuga - Junior Seau
James Laurinaitis - Paul Posluszny

Cornerbacks

Malcolm Jenkins - Antrel Rolle
Vontae Davis - Nate Clements
Alphonso Smith - Dré Bly
Darius Butler - Tracy Porter
Jairus Byrd - Ronde Barber
D.J. Moore - Justin Miller
Sean Smith - Matt Ware

Safeties

Louis Delmas - Tyrell Johnson
William Moore - Bernard Pollard
Rashad Johnson - Michael Griffin
Patrick Chung - James Sanders
Chip Vaughn - Sean Jones
Sometimes running the Mularkey offense makes me feel like I'm in a prison.

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