Ranking the best edge defenders in the 2016 NFL draft
Floyd might be the most explosive athlete in the class and he uses that athleticism to great effect, setting up a devastating inside counter and spin move. His pass rush grade ranked fifth on the season, but no player won to the inside more frequently than Floyd, who picked up inside pressure once every 11.2 snaps.
The book on Joey Bosa: Is he too risky for a top pick? - Ryan McGee
But he feels too small to be a straight-up pass rusher in a 3-4 and a tick too slow (his 4.86-second 40-yard dash was 14th among D-linemen at the combine) to be a big-game hunter at outside linebacker. "You gotta put him in a 4-3 as a base pass rusher," says an NFL scout. "In the right scheme, he doesn't need off-the-line speed. He needs room to get running. Once he does, he's plenty fast enough."
Chargers OC Ken Whisenhunt attends Memphis QB Paxton Lynch's pro day - Eric Williams
At 6-foot-7 and 244 pounds with a big arm, Lynch fits the prototype that San Diego looks for in a developmental signal caller. Lynch finished his career at Memphis with the second-most yards in school history (8,663) and passing touchdowns (59).
Chargers could take a flyer on German receiver Moritz Boehringer - Eric Williams
As a big receiver, Boehringer could be worth a flyer as an undrafted rookie free agent for the Chargers, who could place him on the practice squad while he learns the game. The Chargers have been closely evaluating college draft prospects at receiver. While getting a chance to develop on an NFL team would be a great opportunity for Boehringer, he’d probably be better off getting a chance to play football in the CFL.
Cowboys, Chargers candidates to trade up for Lynch in Round 1 - Chase Goodbread
"If they don't want to pull the trigger on a (Carson) Wentz or a (Jared) Goff at Nos. 3 and 4, now you come back around in the second round," Mayock said Wednesday during NFL Network's coverage of Lynch's pro-day workout. "Would either of them trade up into the first round to try and get that fifth year of a contract, and develop this young man in a perfect situation behind either a (Philip) Rivers or a (Tony) Romo?
SackSEER 2016 - Nathan Forster
However, Bosa's explosion numbers were a little below average: he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.86 seconds, had a vertical leap of 33 inches, and had a 10-foot broad jump. Edge rushers with those types of explosion numbers have certainly been successful before, but none have ever been drafted in the top five. It adds up to Bosa being a below-average "top-five prospect."