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41.) St Louis Rams – WR Sammie Coates, Auburn (6’2 | 213 | 4.36)
Has the physical ability to be a top 10 pick, but is a raw route runner. Struggled to get open at the Senior Bowl, but with some technique work could give the Rams a legit #1 WR.
42.) Atlanta Falcons – CB Quinten Rollins, Miami OH (6’0 | 193 | 4.52)
Raw corner who has only played football for 1 season after 4 years as the Redhawks starting point guard, but had seven INTs last season. Rollins has the size, athleticism and natural fluidity to be a starting NFL corner.
43.) Cleveland Browns – DE/DT Arik Armstead, Oregon (6’7 | 296 | 4.97)
The Browns starting D-line struggled last season (all had negative grades from PFF) and they could use an upgrade at either end position.
44.) New Orleans Saints – OLB Eli Harold, Virginia (6’4 | 235 | 4.73)
The Saints pass rush disappeared last season, but Harold could give them a spark with his elite burst off the line of scrimmage and good closing speed.
45.) Minnesota Vikings – LB Denzel Perryman, Miami (5’11 | 244 | 4.72)
The Vikes are in good shape on the outside with Barr and Greenway, but used sub-par Jasper Brinkley in the middle. Perryman is a fierce run stopper who can play in the middle or possibly on the weak-side if Greenway’s play declines. It was a coin-flip between Kendricks and Perryman for the Bears 2nd round selection.
46.) San Francisco 49ers – OG A.J. Cann, South Carolina (6’3 | 311 | 5.18)
With multiple O-lineman heading into free agency this year, the Niners will most likely be looking for a replacement somewhere on the O-line. Cann is arguably the most NFL-ready guard in the draft.
47.) Miami Dolphins – OL Cameron Erving, Florida St (6’5 | 308 | 5.16)
The Dolphins completely rebuilt their O-line last year with new starters at every position and it showed. There were problems at every spot on the line and a versatile player like Erving, who could theoretically play center, guard, or tackle, would be a great fit.
48.) San Diego Chargers – DE Mario Edwards Jr, Florida St (6’3 | 294 | 4.88)
Kendall Reyes was one of the least productive right ends in the league last year and the Bolts could use an upgrade.
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49.) Kansas City Chiefs – WR Devon Funchess, Michigan (6’5 | 230 |4.63)
The Chiefs have one of the worst WR groups in the league and somehow none of them scored a receiving TD last year(!). Part of the blame is due to an ultra conservative offense, but they definitely need more talent at the WR position. Rookie Albert Wilson was a pleasant surprise late last year, and Funchess would be a good complement with his TE size and WR mobility. The Chiefs rarely throw the ball farther then 15 yards so Funchess lack of deep speed won’t be an issue.
50.) Buffalo Bills – QB Bryce Petty, Baylor (6’3 | 230 | 4.64)
New Bills OC Greg Roman has experience coaching QBs not familiar with taking snaps under center (Alex Smith, Colin Kaepernick), so he should be able to work with Petty’s biggest flaw. Petty looked very uncomfortable under center at the Senior Bowl, but Roman’s experience with the transition should help. It’s a very weak QB class, but talent-wise Petty is the best QB available at this point of the draft and the Bills definitely need a QB. Kyle Orton has retired and E.J. Manuel is a mess that looked un-fixable last season. Petty has a chance; he has a strong arm, underrated mobility, a quick release, and good accuracy when in rhythm.
51.) Houston Texans – LB Paul Dawson, TCU (6’2 | 230 | 4.76)
Brian Cushing is on his last legs and the Texans need a significant upgrade at ILB. Dawson is a bit undersized for the middle, but is a tough, tackling machine who should improve the Texans interior run D.
52.) Philadelphia Eagles – CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Oregon (5’9 | 195 | 4.56)
Chip Kelly is reunited with his best CB at Oregon. The Eagles need a whole new secondary and if Ekpre-Olomu is recovered from his recent ACL injury he could be a steal this late.
53.) Cincinnati Bengals – CB Alex Carter, Stanford (6’0 | 200 | 4.51)
Both of the Bengals starting CBs last year are over 30 and under 6 feet tall. They could use some youth and size in Carter.