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2015 NFL DRAFT

Grades: 2013 NFL Draft Round 6

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By Jason Chilton
BarkingCarnival.com

Jason Chilton of BarkingCarnival.com analyzes each pick from Round 6 of the 2013 NFL Draft, grading each team on its selections. Refresh this page during the round on Saturday, April 27, for the latest grades.

Complete coverage: 2013 Draft Tracker

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

PickGradeTeamAnalysis
169A-Jaguars select: Josh Evans, FS, Florida

The best cover safety remaining in the draft, Evans also brings solid run support skills. Jacksonville needs a ton of help at the back end of its defense, and Evans is in a good spot to fight for early playing time.

170D+Chiefs select: Eric Kush, C, California (PA)

Kush wasn't a highly rated player -- or, in fact, rated at all, by anyone -- but he'll fight for a spot in KC after the retirement of Ryan Lilja.

171BLions select: Corey Fuller, WR, Virginia Tech

A big 6'2 receiver who ripped off an impressive 4.42 40 at the combine, Fuller needs a lot of room to get up to full speed but can threaten a defense if he gets a clean run off the line. There are a ton of question marks opposite Calvin Johnson in Detroit, so it's not a bad time to roll the dice on straight line speed.

172C-Raiders select: Nick Kasa, TE, Colorado

'Casa' is Spanish for 'House', and 'Kasa' is Spanish for 'Project TE'. A former defensive end, Kasa brings some aggression and physicality but is more of a fixer-upper opportunity than move-in ready.

173D+Broncos select: Vinston Painter, OT, Virginia Tech

Painter is an intriguing athlete who actually transitioned to the offensive side from defensive tackle. Adapting to the NFL with his work-in-progress technique will be an even tougher transition.

174ACardinals select: Ryan Swope, WR, Texas A&M

Swope is an extremely savvy and productive route runner who opened a lot of eyes with his blazing 40 time at the combine. Something of an inexplicable faller in this draft, Swope is a great get for the Cards in the sixth round. Some Wayne Chrebet/Keyshawn Johnson drama could be in the works when he outproduces last year's first rounder Michael Floyd.

175C-Browns select: Jamoris Slaughter, SS, Notre Dame

He's no Barkevious, but Slaughter's name should still provide some entertainment for the Dawg Pound. With his struggles against bigger TEs and quicker WRs, though, that's where the entertainment might end.

176B+Texans select: David Quessenberry, OT, San Jose State

He?s an athletic player with some agility in pass protection and the kind of movement skills in the run game that could make him a great fit in Houston's zone blocking scheme. He may kick inside to G, but is the kind of player that Houston has developed into productive starters.

177C-Bills select: Dustin Hopkins, K, Florida State

The special teams run continues! Hopkins is an accurate kicker whose leg strength is very iffy for kickoffs, and who could have trouble punching the ball through Buffalo's swirling winds.

178DJets select: William Campbell, DT, Michigan

With a crowded 3-4 DE group, the Jets may be counting on Campbell to contribute as more of a nose tackle. Campbell may not be that kind of player, however.

179B-Chargers select: Tourek Williams, DE, Florida International

Williams is a physical and aggressive defender who flashes some solid athleticism and ability to bull rush tackles. He's likely to be asked to bulk up to handle 5-technique duties, but could become a solid replacement for someone like Vaughn Martin.

180C-49ers select: Nick Moody, OLB, Florida State

The starters are set for the 49ers, and while Moody isn't likely to unseat Patrick Willis or Navarro Bowman he can contribute on special teams if he makes the final 53.

181D+Raiders select: Latavius Murray, RB, UCF

A bruising runner with no wiggle to be found, Murray may need to beat out Rashad Jennings to find a home on Oakland's opening day roster.

182B+Panthers select: Kenjon Barner, RB, Oregon

An undersized but explosive runner who tormented Pac-12 defenders at Oregon, Barner doesn't profile as a feature back in the NFL but could be a productive piece in the Carolina backfield. He may be more suited for read option-type runs than either of Carolina's starters.

183D+Saints select: Rufus Johnson, DE, Tarleton State

The Saints need bodies for the front of their revamped 3-4 defense. With guys like Joe Kruger still on the board, however, it's a bit of a puzzling pick.

184BRaiders select: Mychal Rivera, TE, Tennessee

An undersized guy who will never be an in-line blocker, Rivera nonetheless shows some smooth receiving skills from H-back and the slot. He could contribute early to pick up some of the catches that left town with Brandon Myers.

185B+Cowboys select: DeVonte Holloman, OLB, South Carolina

A former safety who played a hybrid position in college, Holloman is a solid tackler who flashes the ability to get off blocks and better than average coverage skills. If he proves he can hold up against the run he could succeed Justin Durant as Dallas' SLB of the future.

186D+Steelers select: Justin Brown, WR, Oklahoma

With the departure of Mike Wallace, there's not a lot of depth in Pittsburgh's wideout corps. With a number of higher-potential guys still on the board, though, it's hard to see what Pittsburgh will get out of Brown.

187A+Cardinals select: Andre Ellington, RB, Clemson

Undersized but tremendously explosive and productive, Ellington improves on the departed LaRod Stephens-Howling's skill set and may be the most talented back in Arizona from the first day of mini-camp.

188BBears select: Cornelius Washington, DE, Georgia

Washington is an excellent athlete and has the kind of explosion and long arms to challenge tackles. He needs polish and to up his on-field productivity, but he could find some early playing time rotating with Shea McLellin at the end spot opposite Julius Peppers.i-camp.

189CBuccaneers select: Mike James, RB, Miami (Fla.)

With the late-breaking trade of LeGarrette Blount, there's some room in the Bucs backfield behind Doug Martin. James is a thick, powerful runner who can beat on a defense while Martin grabs a quick rest.

190C+Bengals select: Rex Burkhead, RB, Nebraska

A quick and explosive player who consistently finds ways to elude defenders and make productive runs. With the addition of Giovanni Bernard its' hard to say exactly how Burkhead will fit into Cincy's 2013 backfield, but if he makes the roster he'll be a willing special teams contributor and depth piece.

191B-Redskins select: Bacarri Rambo, FS, Georgia

An athletic safety who has dropped due to some inconsistent play as well as dubious off-field moments. If he has his head on straight and can improve the angles he takes to the ball he could stick in an unspectacular Redskins' safety corps.

192C+Colts select: John Boyett, FS, Oregon

A mid-round talent who fell due to injury concerns on both needs, Boyett lacks height but is a capable centerfield safety who keeps things in front of him and is a sure open-field tackler. He'll fly down on special teams as a rookie while backing up LaRon Landry and Antoine Bethea.

193C-Packers select: Nate Palmer, OLB, Illinois State

Palmer is a project linebacker who Green Bay hopes can push for a backup role. Probably a free agent-caliber talent.

194C-Seahawks select: Spencer Ware, RB, LSU

A tough, physical runner who also flashes the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield, Ware faces an uphill climb to make the roster behind Lynch, Robert Turbin and 2nd rounder Christine Michael.

195C-Texans select: Alan Bonner, WR, Jacksonville State

An undersized guy who profiles as a slot and kick/punt return option. Neither of Houston's 2012 WR selections wowed anyone last year, so an impressive camp could see Bonner latch on to the final 53.

196CVikings select: Jeff Baca, OG, UCLA

Baca lacks the size and strength you want in an interior OL, but if he's able to get after it in the weight room he could become a scrappy contributor down the line at guard.

197B+Bengals select: Cobi Hamilton, WR, Arkansas

A physical receiver who was caught up in the crossfire of Arkansas' nightmare 2012 year, Hamilton nonetheless looks to be a solid possession-receiver prospect. He may not bring anything to the table that Mohamed Sanu and Marvin Jones don't already, though, so he'll face a tough fight for a roster spot.

198C-Texans select: Chris Jones, DT, Bowling Green

A fireplug type who could battle his way into a rotational NT role. Houston hasn't felt the need to put any physical, overpowering guys at NT in their 3-4 to this point, so Jones could be just what they're looking for.

199CLions select: Theo Riddick, RB, Notre Dame

Riddick is an undersized slasher with a good degree of receiving ability (he spent time in the slot at ND). The Lions' affinity for pass-catching backs is well known, so Riddick may help push Kevin Smith or Jahvid Best off the roster.

200C+Ravens select: Kapron Lewis-Moore, DT, Notre Dame

A future 5-tech candidate who dropped with an injury that could land him on the PUP or force him to take a full-on redshirt in 2013. He has the potential to be a solid member of the DL rotation in the Cory Redding mold once he's back to health.

201CTexans select: Ryan Griffin, QB, Tulane

A lower-rated guy who shows a bit of versatility, Griffin could be groomed as a TE/H-back hybrid to replace the departed James Casey.

202B+Titans select: Kahlid Wooten, CB, Nevada

Raw prospect with impressive size and speed and also shows some decent hip flex and ball skills. He'll sit for a year or more, but has the potential to easily justify a sixth-round selection.

203DRavens select: Ryan Jensen, OT, CSU-Pueblo

A bit of an off-the-radar choice from football factory Colorado State-Pueblo, Jensen can learn the OT position behind Michael Oher while teaching his teammates what a pueblo is.

204CChiefs select: Braden Wilson, FB, Kansas State

The camp battle at fullback was one of the most entertaining aspects of the Chiefs' appearance on HBO's Hard Knocks. Hopefully Wilson can provide similar entertainment value while also working to develop into a FB/H-back hybrid.

205DRaiders select: Stacy McGee, DT, Oklahoma

McGee occasionally shows flashes of quickness, speed and hand usage to shed blocks. Unfortunately, a lot of the flashing in McGee's world has involved police lights. Al Davis would be proud.

206D+Steelers select: Vince Williams, ILB, Florida State

Pittsburgh turned an undrafted James Harrison into an all-pro linebacker. Williams probably should have been undrafted, so maybe he can capture some of that same magic.









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