Final List of Top 5 Defensive Positions for the 2014 NFL Draft.

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DE – 1 Jadeveon Clowney South Carolina – My highest rated D player in more than 8 years.

2 Dee Ford Auburn – Strictly a 43 DE that needs work on run D. Good pass rusher.

3 Trent Murphy Stanford – Another 43 only guy that needs work on stopping the run.

4 Kony Ealy Missouri – Versatile 43 guy that needs to add weight to play on a 34 D.

5 Scott Crichton Oregon State – 2nd round value that can play in either a 43 or 34 D.

Under the radar – Larry Webster Bloomsburg – Small school guy that is outstanding at pass rush.

DT – 1 Aaron Donald Pittsburgh – Perfect 3 technique DT that will be a high priority in the draft.

2 RaShede Hageman Minnesota – Big guy that can take a double and still stuff the run.

3 Timmy Jernigan Florida State – Pass rushing DT that can handle the run as well.

4 Stephon Tuitt Notre Dame – High effort guy that a run stopper will push the pocket a little.

5 Louis Nix Notre Dame Read more at FryingPanSports

Summary of NFL 2014 Draft Player Ranking of 6 Top Sites.

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Below is a summary of six of the sites that have proven to be the most accurate since 2009. It is interesting to see how differently they see these players. The numbers indicate the ranking of the player and not the expected pick with which they will be drafted.

The list is from the group of players I am watching most closely. The first column is the average of the player ratings.

1.00111111Jadeveon ClowneyDESouth Carolina
4.502333313Greg RobinsonOTAuburn
5.50664557Khalil MackOLBBuffalo
5.505352216Jake MatthewsOTTexas A&M
6.678126446Anthony BarrOLBUCLA
8.339219893Teddy BridgewaterQBLouisville
11.171020811108Justin GilbertCBOklahoma State
12.33121314101312Eric EbronTENorth Carolina
12.331118912186Mike EvansWRTexas A&M
13.501314167625Taylor LewanOTMichigan
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