NFL Draft 2016: Projecting the Top Rookie Team-Scheme Fits

May 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After 253 draft selections and undrafted free agency, every team leaves the draft process confident in their picks and giddy with optimism to see their newly added long-term pieces on their roster. But as we know, not every prospect will have long-term success and, in reality, if more than a third of draft picks last in the league more than five years, it'd be a surprise.
One of the biggest reasons prospects succeed and fail is based on their eventual spot and whether the scheme and situation is or isn't conducive to that prospect's skill set. We've seen prospects like Morris Claiborne or Dion Jordan get drafted by teams based purely on talent, yet don't live up to expectations because they're not in a position to thrive.
These eight players, taken anywhere from the first through fifth rounds, all have a leg up on almost every other prospect in the draft because they're entering a team and coaching scheme that should allow them early NFL success and hope as a long-term NFL pl...

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