Friday, April 23, 2010

St. Louis Rams Select Rodger Saffold, OT Indiana

The St. Louis Rams have selected Rodger Saffold a 6'4" 315lb Offensive Tackle from Indiana with the 33rd pick overall in the 2010 NFL Draft.

From NFL.com - Saffold is a good collegiate lineman who started at left tackle for three consecutive years at Indiana. He lacks the massive stature that teams are looking for in a left tackle and may be lacking a step in quickness to play on the left side but should be able to find a home on the right side or even inside at guard. He has above-average initial quickness and does a good job of getting a fit with his hands to control and steer opponents on by the hole or pocket. He understands blocking angles and does a good job of recognizing stunts and twists up front and keeps his head on a swivel when in pass pro. While he doesn't really jump off the screen at you, the end result is that he consistently gets the job done and often makes it look pretty easy.

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