2021 NFL Draft Day 3 Recap: Seventh Round Pick By Pick Evaluation

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PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 14: Jimmy Morrissey #67 of the Pittsburgh Panthers in action during the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Heinz Field on November 14, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

The NFL Draft has finally ended with day three. We will go pick by pick and evaluate each team’s selection and how it fits and what these players may need to work on to succeed in the NFL.

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7.229 | Colts | Mike Strachan | WR | Charleston

The Colts got a wideout that has the tools to become a good receiver in the NFL but has to work. Even though he is raw he is athletic and shows promise.

7.230 | Raiders | Jimmy Morrissey | C | Pittsburgh

Good awareness and gets the job done. Nothing too flashy but he gets the job done. With the depth of the Raiders‘ Oline, this is a good pick for them.

7.231 | Dolphins | Larnel Coleman | T | UMass

The new offensive linemen get drafted into the NFL. He has a lot to learn since he started out on the defensive side of the ball. With some work, this could be a good pickup for the Dolphins.

7.232 | Panthers | Phil Hoskins | DT | Kentucky

With the experience with Hoskins, he may be good to add depth to the defense. He may have to work some but being in the SEC his career will give him some good competition that he has seen and help out this Panthers team.

7.233 | Rams | Jake Funk | RB | Maryland

This kid is fast and athletic. Coming from Texas, he can make you pay with the ball in his hands. The only thing that the Rams have to watch out for is his injuries. Even with that said it was a good risk to pick this guy up in the seventh round.

nfl draft pick Patrick Johnson
NEW ORLEANS, LA – SEPTEMBER 28: Patrick Johnson #34 of the Tulane Green Wave reacts during a game against the Memphis Tigers at Yulman Stadium on September 28, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

7.234 | Eagles | Patrick Johnson | OLB | Tulane

Big and physical linebacker. One of his strengths is fighting off blocks, so he may be used on kickoff or punt units.

7.235 | Bengals | Wyatt Hubert | DE | KSU

Another great hand fighter. He likes to attack the outside more rather than the inside. Expect him to try to add some good depth to this Bengals defensive line.

7.236 | Bills | Jake Anderson | G | Texas Tech

Looked good at the Senior Bowl, Anderson has some potential. He is a great run blocker, and having a good punch helps in passing situations. He could show a lot of improvement this year and could be a good backup for the Bills.

7.237 | Broncos | Kary Vincent Jr. | CB | LSU

Denver adds another corner to their already impressive DB group. Vincent shows amazing speed but lacks in size. He isn’t the best tackler as well. This would be a good pick for Denver if they use him on special teams such as a returner or maybe a gunner.

7.238 | Cowboys | Matt Farniok | G | Nebraska

The all-around lineman gets selected by the Cowboys with the 238th pick. Farniok played at center, guard, and tackle in college. He is quick and athletic for his size. He likes to go and make contact on running plays more than sitting back in pass protection.

7.239 | Broncos | Jonathon Cooper | DE | Ohio State

A great pass rusher was selected by the Broncos with their second pick in the seventh round. He may be smaller, but with his effort, he has shown that he is a great pass rusher, and can get to the QB with ease.

7.240 | Washington | William Bradley-King | DE | Baylor

Even with his small frame, Bradley-King shows great promise for Washington. He has great pad level and fights well with his hands. It may take a couple of years for him to develop but he has potential.

7.241 | Chargers | Mark Webb | S | Georgia

Webb is a good run-stopping safety. He has pretty good speed and is a good size DB. If there is one thing that he needs to work on is his aggressiveness. He needs to make better tackles in the open field and try to jump more routes.

NFL Draft Pick Tre Nixon
TAMPA, FLORIDA – NOVEMBER 27: Tre Nixon #16 of the UCF Knights catches a 51-yard pass thrown by Dillon Gabriel #11 during the second quarter against the South Florida Bulls at Raymond James Stadium on November 27, 2020 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

7.242 | Patriots | Tre Nixon | WR | UCF

The Patriots need more wideouts on the team. Nixon adds good depth to the spot with great route running and some good speed. The one thing that he needs to work on is his hands. He tends to drop passes.

7.243 | Cardinals | James Wiggins | S | Cincinnati

An average run stopper but a quick DB. James Wiggins is the perfect player to help with kickoff and punt units. If he can work on reading and filling running lanes he may help on the defensive side of the ball as well.

7.244 | Dolphins | Gerrid Doaks | RB | Cincinnati

Right after his teammate gets drafted, Gerrid Doaks gets selected by the Cardinals, Doaks is a power back that can be good in goal-line situations.

7.245 | Steelers | Tre Norwood | CB | Oklahoma

Norwood is a quick safety that loves to try to jump routes. With that being said, he is six feet tall and 192 pounds. This means that he has a hard time getting off blocks. He has to use his quickness more to make sure no one puts hands on him during running situations.

7.246 | Washington | Shaka Toney | DE |Penn State

A smaller defensive lineman that can use his speed to avoid getting blocked. Toney has great effort and loves to strip the ball when he can. The make or break point of this pick is if he can get free from blockers he is a great pass rusher. If the offensive line can get their hands on him, he is done.

7.247 | Cardinals | Michael Menet | C | Penn State

Teammate Michael Menet gets selected with the 247th pick. Menet is a better running blocker than passing. The reason for that is his short arms and how well he reaches the second level.

7.248 | Colts | Will Fries | T | Penn State

With the third Nitney Lion selected in a row, Fries has experienced guard and tackle. Unlike Menet he is better at pass blocking than run blocking.

7.249| Rams | Ben Skowronek | WR | Notre Dame

At 6’3″ and 220lbs Skowronek is a good-sized wideout. He is a slower wideout but runs really good routes and gets open that way. With his big hands, he has great hands as well.

nfl draft pick khyiris tonga
SALT LAKE CITY, UT – NOVEMBER 24: Khyiris Tonga #95 of the Brigham Young Cougars celebrates after his blocked field goal against the Utah Utes in the first half of a game at Rice-Eccles Stadium on November 24, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

7.250 | Bears | Khyiris Tonga | DT | BYU

Tonga is a great pick for the Bears. He is a big DT at 325 pounds and loves to bull rush the QB. If he knows that he won’t make it to him, he loves to put his hands up and tries to knock the ball down.

7.251 | Buccaneers | Chris Wilcox | CB | BYU

The Bucs got a good DB with Chris Wilcox. He is a great coverage corner that can run with anyone. The only problem is that he is inconsistent with his tackling. If he can work on that this could be a steal in the 7th.

7.252 | Rams | Chris Garrett | OLB | Concordia-St. Paul

A good-sized backer at 6’4″ and 250lbs. He is quick and gets to the quarterback with ease. He had 30.5 sacks in two years and forces 15 fumbles. This kid could have been underlooked because he went to a DII school and dominant in the NFL.

7.253 |Broncos | Marquiss Spencer | DE | Mississippi St.

With Denver’s third pick, they selected a DE from Mississippi St. He fits the Broncos defense by being in a 3-4 offense in college. This could add some depth to the very shallow D-line.

7.254 | Steelers | Pressley Harvin III | P | Georgia Tech

A punter with incredible power. He had a 48-yard punting average and knows how to coffin corner it. For a seventh-round pick, this is a solid pick.

7.255 | Saints | Kawaan Baker | WR | South Alabama

A good runner that is dangerous after he has the ball in his hands, Baker is a dangerous player. He can go up for the ball and high point it, or catch a slant and burn you. Either way, he can be a great choice here at the end of the draft if he can cut down on his drops.

nfl draft pick kylin hill
NEW ORLEANS, LA – AUGUST 31: Running back Kylin Hill #8 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs looks to escape a tackle by defensive back Bralen Trahan #24 of the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns at Mercedes Benz Superdome on August 31, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Michael Chang/Getty Images)

7.256 | Packers | Kylin Hill | RB | Mississippi St.

Another power back, Hill takes contact well but has average speed. I can see him being used in the goal line and short-yardage situations.

7.257 | Lions | Jermar Jefferson | RB | Oregon State

One of the most explosive backs in the Pac 12, Jefferson is a great pick here. He can be used in the passing game as well as run between the tackles.

7.258 | Washington | Dax Milne | WR | BYU

A good speed wideout that likes to catch balls over the middle. He is a good size at 6’1″ and 193 pounds. I could see him being used as a kick returner for the Football Team.

7.259 | Bucs | Grant Stuard | LB | Houston

A hard-hitting linebacker that would fit perfectly on special teams. He is athletic and tracks the ball carrier down well. Even though he is undersized, he could make some great plays on kickoffs.

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nfl draft pick jimmy morrissey
PITTSBURGH, PA – NOVEMBER 14: Jimmy Morrissey #67 of the Pittsburgh Panthers in action during the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Heinz Field on November 14, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

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