2014 Undrafted Free Agents: Players with Most Potential to Make NFL Impact

May 13, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The majority of undrafted free agents who sign with NFL teams will fail to stick in the league. Some of these guys, however, will make it and will make an impact. 
As Sports Illustrated's Doug Farrar points out, 31 percent of the collective NFL roster last season was made up of undrafted players. For instance, Vontaze Burfict went undrafted in 2012, and since then he has made 298 combined tackles in two seasons. 
Of course, his is a standout success story, but there will be players who log long careers despite being overlooked in this most recent draft. I'll be keeping my eye on the following three.
Connor Shaw, QB, South Carolina 
Connor Shaw went 27-5 as a starter at South Carolina. Last season, he posted a ridiculous stat line of 24 touchdowns and one interception.
He is, however, just 6' and injury prone. His arm strength isn't great either, and he's coming out of a gimmicky offense. These are big concerns, but he h...

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