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Grading the pro potential: Defensive ends

Jadeveon Clowney (Beth Hall/USA TODAY)

Beyond Jadeveon Clowney, there's plenty of depth — even with the NFL's scout having a low opinion on two of the presumed top prospects. Dave-Te' Thomas analyzes the players expected to go in the first three rounds — many of which would play outside linebacker in a 3-4.

While there are several team gushing over the defensive end talent available in the 2014 draft, I will likely need Lasik surgery — I just don't see it. The enigmatic Jadeveon Clowney is the finest athlete in this draft and will probably be the first pick in the draft, if/when Houston convinces the Falcons, Jaguars or some other pass rush-hungry team to fork over a "king's ransom" to obtain the top... Recommended Stories

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