NFL Draft 2013: Players Who Will Force Opposing Coaches to Alter Game Plan

January 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL draft is where trends develop in the NFL. In 2010, the Patriots drafted Aaron Hernandez and Robert Gronkowski. The duo’s success led to many other teams drafting tight ends early in the draft.
All of a sudden the tight end went from an afterthought to a featured weapon in most offenses.
The prevailing wisdom in the NFL was always that the Read Option was not a legitimate professional offense. Robert Griffin III was drafted in 2012 and proved that notion false, which will lead to more dual threat quarterbacks being drafted in the future.
This year’s draft will contain players that will not only excel but they will change the way the game is played. The NFL has become a passing league, which has led to smaller faster players being targeted earlier than ever. A smart general manager will see the value in players that don’t fit this archetype and a new trend will develop in the NFL. Due to this I present you with a list of players that will develop ...

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