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2015 NFL DRAFT
Senior NFL Columnist

Grades: 2013 NFL Draft Round 3

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CBSSports.com senior writer Pete Prisco analyzes each pick from Round 3 of the 2013 NFL Draft, grading each team on its draft-night selections. Refresh this page during the round on Friday, April 26, for the latest grades.

Complete coverage: 2013 Draft Tracker

Grades: Round 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7

PickGradeTeamAnalysis
63AChiefs select: Travis Kelce, TE, Cincinnati

He might be the best tight end in this class. He had some off-field issues, but this kid is Jason Witten, Part II.

64BJaguars select: Dwayne Gratz, CB, Connecticut

They needed help at corner and this kid fills the need. He is a solid cover player. He will compete to start right away.

65BLions select: Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky

He is a road grader guard who will be an immediate starter. He faced a lot of top competition and handled himself well.

66BRaiders select: Sio Moore, OLB, Connecticut

He's an athletic linebacker who can rush and chase down backs. The Raiders get another productive player.

67AEagles select: Bennie Logan, DT, LSU

This is one of the biggest steals of the draft. Logan is a productive player who will be better on the next level. Love this pick.

68B-Browns select: Leon McFadden, CB, San Diego State

He is a nice cover corner, but he's small. That's a concern. I might have taken Jordan Poyer here.

69B-Cardinals select: Tyrann Mathieu, CB, LSU

He is a good player, if he can stay out of trouble. But he has Patrick Peterson to keep him in line.

70BTitans select: Blidi Wreh-Wilson, CB, Connecticut

He fills a need to help upgrade the corner spot in a division that features Andrew Luck. He will be the nickel corner.

71D+Rams select: T.J. McDonald, FS, Southern California

He is stiff and reminds me more of an old-time safety. He doesn't have range.

72B-Jets select: Brian Winters, OG, Kent State

I like drafting college tackles to move inside and play guard. He is a tough guy.

73BBuccaneers select: Mike Glennon, QB, North Carolina State

This speaks about Josh Freeman as much as anything. Glennon has a big arm, but he is a statue in the pocket.

74A-Cowboys select: Terrance Williams, WR, Baylor

This kid has first-round potential. For a team that has two good receivers, this is a heck of pick. One of my favorites.

75A-Saints select: Terron Armstead, OT, Arkansas-Pine Bluff

He is from a small school but he is a big, nasty player who fills a need.

76B-Chargers select: Keenan Allen, WR, California

He is a nice, polished receiver who comes in the third round when some had him in the first. The injury concerns are there, however.

77B-Dolphins select: Dallas Thomas, OT, Tennessee

This is a need for the Dolphins. Now they can keep Jonathan Martin on the right side.

78ABills select: Marquise Goodwin, WR, Texas

This is great speed value for the Bills. I love this move. He can fly.

79BSteelers select: Markus Wheaton, WR, Oregon State

Some coaches raved about this kid being one of the best receivers in the draft. He is a class third-round WR pick by Pittsburgh.

80BCowboys select: J.J. Wilcox, SS, Georgia Southern

The Cowboys have a big hole at safety and this is a kid who has been rising lately. He is a big, tough safety.

81BGiants select: Damontre Moore, DE, Texas A&M

The Giants know how to find defensive ends. It's hard to knock them when they take them.

82CSaints select: Johnathan Jenkins, DT, Georgia

The concern with Jenkins is his weight. If he can control it, he is a good player in the middle of their defense.

83B+Patriots select: Logan Ryan, CB, Rutgers

There were some scouts who thought he might have a chance to go into the first round. This is a need pick.

84B+Bengals select: Shawn Williams, SS, Georgia

He is a rangy safety who will address a position of need in the back end. I like that.

85B+Redskins select: Jordan Reed, TE, Florida

He is a pass-catching tight end whom the Redskins will love. Fred Davis is coming off a season-ending injury, so it makes sense.

86C+Colts select: Hugh Thornton, OG, Illinois

He is a tough-guy guard that goes to a team in need of it.

87B+Seahawks select: Jordan Hill, DT, Penn State

This is a vintage Seahawks pick. They get it. This is a productive inside player on a team that faced a lot of adversity.

88A49ers select: Corey Lemonier, DE, Auburn

This is another 49ers steal. He is a little light to play defensive end, but he can step in and play outside 3-4 rush linebacker.

89BTexans select: Brennan Williams, OT, North Carolina

He is an athletic tackle who will push for time at right tackle -- a position of need -- for the Texans.

90CBroncos select: Kayvon Webster, CB, South Florida

Corner is an issue in terms of age. He's a solid player, but this was a little high. They hit on Chris Harris as an undrafted though, so who knows?

91DPatriots select: Duron Harmon, SS, Rutgers

Is the reach here for the Patriots? They've done it before. It looks like it.

92A-Rams select: Stedman Bailey, WR, West Virginia

They got Austin and now Bailey. Nice job by the Rams. This kid is polished.

93B-Dolphins select: Will Davis, CB, Utah State

It's a need pick, and he has some cover skills, but he needs to get stronger.

94B-Ravens select: Brandon Williams, DT, Missouri Southern State

He's a big, wide body from a small school who showed well in the postseason. Terrence Cody has been a disappointment, so to makes sense.

95B-Texans select: Sam Montgomery, DE, LSU

If he can stay on the field, this is a steal. A lot of teams had concerns about his character.

96B-Chiefs select: Knile Davis, RB, Arkansas

He has injuries that have slowed him and that are a concern. If on the field, he has speed. And we know Andy Reid likes to throw to his backs.

97B-Titans select: Zaviar Gooden, OLB, Missouri

The Titans love linebackers who can run, and they get another one with the last pick of the third round.










Pete Prisco has covered the NFL for three decades, including working as a beat reporter in Jacksonville for the Jaguars. He hosted his own radio show for seven years, and is the self-anointed star of CBS Sports' show, Eye on Football. When he's not watching game tape, you can find Pete on Twitter or dreaming of an Arizona State national title in football.
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