It is currently Sun May 24, 2015 12:21 pm

All times are UTC - 4 hours [ DST ]

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Keenan Lewis, CB, Oregon State
PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:23 pm 
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26343
Location: North Carolina
Keenan Lewis
6-1/191 Oregon State
4.49 Senior

Pros: Has nice size and will deliver the blow after the catch. Has nice ball skills and plays it well in the air. Has decent burst. Does a nice job keeping things in front of him. Has experience being left on an island.

Cons: Doesn't have great hips and struggles in press because of it. Lacks ideal speed to cover up mistakes, and not as fast as he times.

Overview: A corner with experience as a four-year starter. A New Orleans native. Between him and Brandon Hughes, he's the better player.

NFL Forecast: Lewis would make a nice fit in a zone scheme, but would struggle in man coverage because of his lacking hips and speed. But you like his size and ball skills and that his college coaches weren't afraid to leave him on an island against quality competition. He could be a decent starter, but probably not anything special. Instead, I picture him more as a solid nickel cornerback in a zone-heavy scheme.

ATL Forecast: Lewis could work in Atlanta, but probably doesn't have the great upside to be a starter. Instead, he'd probably spend his career as a nickel guy, and would have to impact special teams. He'd make good depth and with his size you like that he gives you some better match-up options than a player like Chris Houston or Brent Grimes, but isn't really better than either to really beat them out.

Value: Lewis is a nice middle round pick that should probably be taken in the fourth or fifth round. Before that and it's a reach.

"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.

 Profile E-mail  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 

All times are UTC - 4 hours [ DST ]

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to: