He's only become a top 10 player in the last few weeks, before that there were thoughts he might make it into round 2. I always get suspicious when a player rockets up boards late in the draft process, they're not judging the player based on who he is and what he's done on the field but instead falling in love with workout numbers.
Originally Posted by underrated29
The problem I have with McCaffrey is that he doesn't fill one spot, people talking about using him all over, which generally means that he's not good enough to become a player at any one spot and instead teams need to move him around to get value from him. There's nothing wrong with drafting a guy in round 4 who is jack of all trades master of none, but doing it in the first round, and in the top 10 is a massive mistake.
Again I go back to Reggie Bush, an unbelievable college player, who was more electric and dynamic than McCaffrey (although not by a lot) he came into the NFL exactly like McCaffrey has being a guy you can line up in the backfield, put in the slot, have return kicks, a real weapon. He was drafted 2nd and many couldn't believe he didn't go first. Now go look at his career numbers, again he had a long and noteworthy career, but he was never worth that top 2 pick, he wasn't worth a top 10 or even top 20 pick. To me that's McCaffrey's future, a guy who has a long career, but never comes close to living up to his hype entering the draft, nor to his draft position. Let someone else make that mistake.
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