Which NFL Teams Should Consider Ross?
As one of the top rated wide receivers of the 2017 NFL Draft, Ross will likely come off the board on day one. But teams generally seek quarterbacks, pass rushers, marquis offensive linemen, and shutdown corners in the top 10. So that gives Ross about 20 or so teams which might be eyeing up his videos in hopes of selecting his name on draft day.
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But which teams need a speedy wide receiver?
At 14, the Philadelphia Eagles are desperate for a WR1 in this draft, and they are very familiar with the benefit of having a vertical threat. This team lost the services of DeSean Jackson, and have regretted it ever since. While Ross may not make the fans forget DJax on opening day, by season’s end, they will be asking DeSean Who?
at 15, the Baltimore Ravens are equally desperate for a WR1 in this draft. They had hopes of Breshad Perriman stepping up, but his rookie season injury has forced the team to consider alternatives. The Ravens cannot depend on Steve Smith to play forever.
at 20, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would love to select John Ross. Bookending this speedster with veteran Mike Wallace would the piece to elevate the 9-7 Buccaneers to the NFL playoffs in 2017.