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While I stated at the end of my earlier mock that I preferred the direction mocks were taking with a receiver in the first round, that was assuming two things. One, that Dennard was off the board. Two, that the Jets were taking a wide receiver. With the Jets going with a safety instead, arguably their third-biggest need when compared with the tight end position, that changes my thoughts.
I am a big fan of Calvin Pryor as a player, as I got the chance to see him play multiple times this season as part of my AAC evaluation for Optimum Scouting. In fact, I recently wrote his scouting report for the Optimum Scouting Draft Guide (cheap plug). An excerpt below: