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The Arizona Cardinals took a step at improving their running back depth by drafting Clemson’s Andre Ellington with one of their two sixth round draft picks in this year’s NFL Draft. That’s very good value for the 187th overall selection.
Let’s take a look at his overall profile via nfl.com:
Strengths Possesses above-average straight-line speed. Attacks the line of scrimmage in one-back formations. Good vision and foot quickness for the cutback, has a burst through the hole and can accelerate away from oncoming defenders. Tough for college safeties to get an angle on. Excellent balance in the open field to cut, put his hand on the ground to stay upright, or even leap sprawling defenders. Runs with some lean for his size, and he lowers his pads pre-contact to get an extra yard. Takes big hits and bounces back up. Tight-ropes the sideline when necessary to maximize runs. Shows the ability to create behind the line of scrimmage when the play side breaks down, and the creativity and know...
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The Arizona Cardinals took a step at improving their running back depth by drafting Clemson's Andre Ellington with one of their two sixth round draft picks in this year's NFL Draft. That's very good value for the 187th overall selection.
Let's take a look at his overall profile via nfl.com:
Strengths Possesses above-average straight-line speed. Attacks the line...
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