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Kendall Fuller - Mark Tyler's Take

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The Washington Redskins selected Virginia Tech defensive back Kendall Fuller in the third round. The 5'11" 190 pound corner was a standout in Blacksburg, and played some of his best football against the top college teams in the country - Ohio St. being one of them.

I really like this pick for the Redskins. Fuller is a versatile corner who can excel in both man and zone coverage, and can play outside or in the slot. I see Fuller starting his NFL career in the slot, and as a contributor on special teams, with the possibility of moving outside in a few years.

Kendall is a quick-twitch athlete, who has a smooth backpedal, loose hips and excellent ball skills. He is know to be a ball-hawk, as evident in his 34 passes defended and 8 interceptions in his first two years. He entered the 2016 draft as a junior.

Fuller dropped in the draft due to concerns about a knee injury he suffered during the preseason last year. He tried to play through the torn meniscus, before deciding to hang it up and have surgery. He hasn't worked out for teams prior to the draft, as he was still rehabbing his injury. This may have benefitted the Redskins who should know very well what type of player they are getting in the local standout. This pick could turn out to be one of the steals on the 2016 draft.