Watkins is very effective once he latches onto an opponent. He plays to whistle and tries to destroy that guy, knock him down and jump on him. However, he is very slow, especially laterally.
Fisher rarely drafts the 340 lb players, especially when they are only 6'3. I think that is a positive for Watkins because Fisher saw him and still saw enough to pick him.
I hope you are right about him. I have my doubts.
He isn't that slow laterally for a Guard. If you can, watch Jarvis Jones vs. SC. Watkins actually does a nice job sliding to keep Jones from beating him off the edge despite him playing at OT against one of the best edge rushers in the 2013 class. He's much better off at Guard where he has acceptable lateral quickness and feet.
Plus he's 6'4" and has very long arms.
That tends to be a Jarvis Jones thing, though I do love the Watkins pick. I had the Packers taking him in the 5th in my "ideal" mock
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