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Grades: 2013 NFL Draft Round 5


By Jason Chilton

Jason Chilton of BarkingCarnival.com analyzes each pick from Round 5 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.

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134B+Chiefs select: Sanders Commings, CB, Georgia

A classic off-man corner prospect with the kind of size and fluidity that teams covet. He'll need to work on his quickness and technique, but has the potential to develop into an interesting player for a team whose top three are set at CB.

135A-Jaguars select: Denard Robinson, WR, Michigan

Quarterback never quite worked out for Shoelace, but he's an intriguing speed/quickness prospect with the potential to be a Percy Harvin-lite short passing threat from the slot or out of the backfield on third downs.

136C+Eagles select: Earl Wolff, SS, North Carolina State

The Eagles rebuilt their safety corps with the signings of Kenny Phillips and Patrick Chung, but there's nothing but tumbleweeds behind them. Wolff is an aggressive and attacking strong safety who could develop into a decent coverage guy close to the LOS.

137ASeahawks select: Jesse Williams, DT, Alabama

After the loss of man-mountain Alan Branch from the interior of their DL, the Seahawks could use some additional depth. They get a run-stuffing terror in Aussie/Alabama product Jesse Williams. His knees are iffy for the long term, but he can start giving Seattle productive snaps from Day One.

138CSeahawks select: Tharold Simon, CB, LSU

Simon has great height, frame and shows the kind of hip turn to stay with receivers as they get downfield, but with questions on his feet and overall quickness. Some character concerns arose when he was arrested on Tharold Simon Day in his native Eunice, LA.

139C+Colts select: Montori Hughes, DT, Tennessee-Martin

The Colts turned to some veteran plug-ins to stop the bleeding along their defensive front, but some more beef is definitely welcome. A wide-bodied 3-4 NT type who can hold his ground against blockers, Hughes can fight for time in the rotation if his work ethic and stamina are up to snuff.

140CCardinals select: Stepfan Taylor, RB, Stanford

One of the better runners left on the board, Taylor won't wow anyone with his quickness but shows some forward lean and between-the-tackles hammer potential. He'll fit in well with a fairly pedestrian Cardinals backfield.

141C+Jets select: Oday Aboushi, OT, Virginia

A developmental prospect, Aboushi has a good frame and can mix it up in the run game, but who will need to improve his quickness and pad level to survive against NFL edge rushers. He'll have time to develop behind the Jets' solid pair of tackles.

142B+Titans select: Lavar Edwards, DE, LSU

Things drop off fast after starters Kam Wimbley and Derrick Morgan on the edge of the Titans' DL. Edwards is the best DE left on the board, and has the length and arm use to profile as a solid strongside end prospect.

143DBills select: Jonathan Meeks, SS, Clemson

Buffalo throws another body at its safety depth problem, but Meeks doesn't bring the kind of speed, quickness and tackling consistency that you want to see from a starting NFL safety.

144B+Saints select: Kenny Stills, WR, Oklahoma

An explosive and productive wideout at OU, Stills struggles with physical coverage but does bring good acceleration and deep ball ability. He also brings a Mad Max-style Mohawk and character profile to the table, so there's that.

145C-Chargers select: Steve Williams, CB, California

There's a reasonable amount of desolation in the Chargers' cornerback corps. Williams is an undersized guy with some explosion, but who may be limited to the slot.

146ABroncos select: Quanterus Smith, DE, Western Kentucky

An intriguing edge rushing prospect with good length, explosion and the kind of flexibility you like to get around the edge. He's coming off a torn ACL and needs to fill out, but he offers some real potential as a weakside rusher. A good bet to out-sack a lot of guys taken ahead of him over the course of his career.

147DBuccaneers select: Steven Means, DE, Buffalo

As the Bucs continue to re-stock their DE corps, they get a premium free-agent selection in Steven Means. Unfortunately, they take him in the 5th.

148C-Panthers select: A.J. Klein, ILB, Iowa State

A productive player with a "poor man's Manti Te'o" skill set, Klein falls a bit short in both measurable skills and fake girlfriend shenanigans. He could be a Dan Connor-style plugger if Panthers' fans really miss that guy.

149CRams select: Brandon McGee, CB, Miami (Fla.)

There's some young talent in St. Louis' cornerback corps, but Cortland Finnegan's physical style and Janoris Jenkins' knuckleheadness make depth a desirable thing. McGee has a solid size/speed combo despite struggling his senior season.

150B-Steelers select: Terry Hawthorne, CB, Illinois

Hawthorne brings a physical brand of coverage and solid straight line speed. He adds some intrigue to a fairly depleted Pittsburgh CB corps.

151B+Cowboys select: Joseph Randle, RB, Oklahoma State

A productive runner with some lateral quickness and speed to go along with solid pass protection skills, Randle has something of a similar style to Dallas' DeMarco Murray, and should provide a good cushion for the inevitable Murray injury.

152D+Giants select: Cooper Taylor, SS, Richmond

Giants' end Jason-Pierre Paul has a tremendously impressive wingspan. Even JPP would have had trouble reaching as far as New York did for Taylor with some of the other safety prospects still on the board.

153BFalcons select: Stansly Maponga, DE, TCU

An undersized but powerful player who flashes a strong punch and ability to work hard in the run game. More depth for a thin DE corps in the Dirty South.

154BRedskins select: Chris Thompson, RB, Florida State

Skills are irrelevant for Mike Shanahan's late-round RB selections. If they tickle Skeletor's fickle fancy, they'll get plugged in and run for 1200+ yards as the latest zone-running phenom.

155CVikings select: Jeff Locke, P, UCLA

No one wants to punt, but sometimes you have to. As a first-team All Pac-12 selection, you have to believe that Locke sure can do him some punting.

156DBengals select: Tanner Hawkinson, OT, Kansas

A versatile guy who was able to get beaten up at both tackle spots for the Jayhawks, Hawkinson may kick inside at the next level but may need a lot more strength to stick anywhere.

157B+49ers select: Quinton Dial, DT, Alabama

A versatile guy who can line up at the nose or as a 5-tech DE, Dial can hold his ground in the run game and helps to account for the Niners' loss of Isaac Sopoaga and Ricky Jean-Francois.

158D+Seahawks select: Luke Willson, TE, Rice

A steady presence in both Old School and the underappreciated Idiocracy, Willson ... whoops. Wait a minute. He's a TE from Rice who must be smart, but who hasn't shown up on anyone's draft lists except for, apparently, Seattle's.

159C+Packers select: Micah Hyde, CB, Iowa

Hyde is an interesting prospect who has flashed some off coverage skills as well as slot coverage, but may end up as a safety due to his lack of quick feet. The starters are set in Green Bay, so they can wait a bit to see what Hyde can turn into.

160B-Rams select: Zac Stacy, RB, Vanderbilt

A solid athlete who was a tough, productive runner in college. When you're facing `Bama, Georgia and Florida behind a Vanderbilt OL, that's nothing to sneeze at. He'll join Darryl Richardson and Isaiah Pead in the Rams' backfield to compete for the carries left behind by Steven Jackson.

161A-Broncos select: Tavarres King, WR, Georgia

A quick player with the kind of long speed to get past corners, King shows fluidity in his routes and makes plenty of plays on deep balls. He could develop into another field-stretching weapon alongside Demaryius Thomas.

162B+Redskins select: Brandon Jenkins, DE, Florida State

A feisty rusher who uses his arms well to hold off blockers, Jenkins profiled as a weakside 4-3 end but has the kind of stride around the edge to work as a 3-4 OLB. He'll add depth behind Brian Orakpo and Ryan Kerrigan.

163A-Bears select: Jordan Mills, OT, Louisiana Tech

Mills is a big, powerful dude who will need polish but who may have the versatility to line up at either tackle spot or inside at guard. For a team in Chicago that could use an upgrade at almost every spot on the line, Mills will have plenty of options.

164BDolphins select: Mike Gillislee, RB, Florida

Proven options are few and far between in the Miami backfield with Reggie Bush taking his talents to the Rust Belt. Gillislee brings some quickness and agility and is also a willing, physical pass protector. He could easily assume #2 RB duties behind Lamar Miller in all-Florida native backfield.

165DLions select: Sam Martin, P, Appalachian State

Any time you have the chance to grab the draft's 6th-rated punter in the 5th round, you'd be a fool not to pounce on it. Martin will at least get plenty of chances to hone his craft if Detroit doesn't upgrade its offensive tackle situation.

166C+Dolphins select: Caleb Sturgis, K, Florida

The Special Teams Run has begun! Sturgis has a powerful leg that serves him well on long FGs and kickoffs, and has experience kicking in the soupy miasma that is Florida weather.

167CPackers select: Josh Boyd, DT, Mississippi State

Boyd doesn't have ideal length for a 3-4 DE, but shows some solid burst and low pad level to fight blockers and can sometimes beat blockers into the gap. He'll fight Purple Drank impresario Johnny Jolly for a roster spot.

168B-Ravens select: Ricky Wagner, OT, Wisconsin

A strong run-game player from the Badgers' OL factory, Wagner is a well-schooled technician who will have to fight hard to hold up in pass pro.


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