Draft: Round Four Pick-By-Pick Analysis
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EditorsNote: Includes all fourth-round picks Draft: Round Four pick-by-pick analysis
St. Louis Rams: WR Chris Givens, Wake Forest -- Givens' speed should make him the deep threat the Rams' offense was lacking, and gives Sam Bradford a major upgrade in the WR corps along with second-rounder Brian Quick.
97.Miami Dolphins: RB Lamar Miller, Miami (Fla.) -- Questions about durability dropped Miller down the board, but it wouldn't be surprising to see him star much in the same way injury-prone DeMarco Murray exploded for the Cowboys in 2011.
98.Baltimore Ravens: OG Gino Gradkowski, Delaware -- A versatile interior lineman, Gradkowski could be the successor to small-school gem Matt Birk, a six-time Pro Bowl pick who was drafted in the sixth round in 1998 but is close to retirement.
99.Houston Texans: C Ben Jones, Georgia -- A four-year starting center, Jones is short with short arms but is a seal blocker who can get off the ball quickly enough to be effective in a zone-blocking scheme.
100. Cleveland Brown: WR Travis Benjamin, Miami (Fla.) -- An elite speed guy (4.39) Benjamin is likely too small to be more than an occasional nine-route option. He'll make his money in the return game.
101.Denver Broncos: CB Omar Bolden, Arizona State -- The last two seasons were shortened by injury for Bolden, but he's a capable cover corner with a starter's skill set.
102.Washington Redskins: QB Kirk Cousins, Michigan State -- Cousins wanted to prove his intelligence but limited arm strength wasn't a recipe for the "game manager" and "ideal backup" typecast. He goes to an offense that suits his skill set, but he'll be well behind Robert Griffin III and possibly Rex Grossman in 2012.
103.Carolina Panthers: DE Frank Alexander, Oklahoma -- The Panthers still have a ways to go on the defensive line, but Alexander brings the strength to set the edge with some natural rush skills.
104. Carolina Panthers: WRJoe Adams, Arkansas -- A skilled, agile return man, Adams also tracks the deep ball well and played in vertical-passing offense. Should transition quickly in Carolina.
105.Buffalo Bills: LB Nigel Bradham, Florida State -- A hard-nosed player with the straight-line speed and explosiveness to play on the weak or strong side in the Bills' 4-3 defense.
106.Seattle Seahawks: RB Robert Turbin, Utah State -- The Seahawks apparently liked what they saw at Utah State in 2011, adding Turbin to second-round pick Bobby Wagner. Turbin is an exceptional athlete with between-the-tackles toughness in his 222-pound frame. There should be only modest drop-off from Marshawn Lynch to Turbin if he picks up NFL reads quickly.
107.Kansas City Chiefs: WR Devon Wylie, Fresno State -- A small (5-9, 188) receiver with excellent deep speed (4.39 at Combine) the Chiefs hope can become a poor man's Wes Welker in the slot while anchoring the return game.
108. Denver Broncos: CPhilip Blake, Baylor -- Blake joins J.D. Walton, a similar player and Baylor product, in a fortified offensive line.
109.Pittsburgh Steelers: NT Alameda Ta'amu, Washington -- One of the most productive, natural nose tackle options in the draft. Ta'amu had second-round grades from some teams and can share time with Casey Hampton as a rookie.
110.San Diego Chargers: TE Ladarius Green, La.-Lafayette -- A 6-6 receiving tight end who ran a 4.53 40, knows how to shield defenders from the ball and could contribute as Antonio Gates' backup until he's ready.
111.Chicago Bears: TE Evan Rodriguez, Temple -- Coached by Steve Addazio at Temple, Rodriguez has played fullback but moved to tight end when Addazio cited similarities to a player he'd coached at Florida -- Aaron Hernandez. Rodriguez ran in the high 4.5-second range at the Combine and has soft, natural hands.
112.Arizona Cardinals: OT Bobby Massie, Mississippi -- Looks the part at 6-6, 316 with 35-inch arms but might be a right tackle exclusively because of average power and athleticism.
113. Dallas Cowboys: OLB Kyle Wilber, Wake Forest -- A straight-line rush linebacker who can pack a wallop when he closes to the ball.
114. Seattle Seahawks: DTJaye Howard, Florida -- Quickness of the ball is there, but effort wasn't steady at Florida. Perhaps Pete Carroll gets the switch flipped to stay.
115.Tennessee Titans: CB Coty Sensabaugh, Clemson -- Athletic and fast but extremely raw. Cousin of Cowboys safety Gerald Sensabaugh.
116.Cincinnati Bengals: TE Orson Charles, Georgia -- Tight ends haven't exactly been doorbusters in this draft, but Charles, a running back in high school who moves like a wide receiver laterally but hasn't displayed rare deep speed, gives the Bengals a big option in the slot or opposite starter Jermaine Gresham.
117.San Francisco 49ers: OG Joe Looney, Wake Forest -- An aggressive blocker and ideal fit in the 49ers' straight-ahead running game.
118.Minnesota Vikings: WR Jarius Wright, Arkansas -- On the small side but 4.4 speed and developed route-running to contribute immediately.
119. Washington Redskins: OLBKeenan Robinson, Texas -- Quickness off the snap to rush the passer and the physicality to be used inside in a 3-4 scheme like the Redskins use.
120.Cleveland Browns: ILB James-Michael Johnson, Nevada -- A punishing, explosive tackler with upside as a three-down linebacker.
121. Houston Texans: WR Keshawn Martin, Michigan State -- Swift-footed receiver who can be a ton to handle from the slot if he holds up physically. Had six non-receiving TDs for Spartans.
122.New Orleans Saints: WR Nick Toon, Wisconsin -- Son of Jets' receiver Al Toon, Nick's hands, body control and size scream "matchup problem," which is what the New Orleans offense is all about.
123.Philadelphia Eagles: CB Brandon Boykin, Georgia -- Undersized and overaggressive, Boykin plays bigger than his 5-9, 180-pound frame would indicate and could be a special return man.
124. Buffalo Bills: CB Ron Brooks, LSU -- A slot or nickel cornerback limited to a niche defensive role with marginal playing experience for theTigers.
125.Detroit Lions: OLB Ronnell Lewis, Oklahoma -- Left school as a junior and was more of a pass-rushing defensive end for the Sooners. He could be groomed as a potential replacement for franchise player Cliff Avril or used exclusively as a nickel package pass rusher.
126. Houston Texans: DEJared Crick, Nebraska -- Considered a first-round pick early in 2011, Crick lost most of last season to a torn pectoral muscle and teams aren't convinced he's an ideal defensive tackle. The Texans can try him as a defensive end in their 3-4 front. He 's agile enough to get consistent push.
127.New York Giants: TE Adrien Robinson, Cincinnati -- A superb athlete who could fill a glaring need at tight end for the Giants, who signed Martellus Bennett but have other injury concerns at that spot.
128. Minnesota Vikings: TE Rhett Ellison, Southern Cal -- Ellison can play fullback or H-back, with the natural hands to help as a receiver at either position.
129.Oakland Raiders: LB Miles Burris, San Diego State -- A highly instinctive player who can play strong-side or inside linebacker and looks natural dropping into coverage.
130. Baltimore Ravens: FS Christian Thompson, South Carolina State -- Raw, athletic and gifted in coverage, Thompson should benefit from learning at the knee ofEd Reed.
131. New York Giants: OTBrandon Mosley, Auburn -- A two-year project who could be a starter on the right or left side by 2014.
132.Green Bay Packers: DT Mike Daniels, Iowa -- Energetic, quick, one-gap defensive tackle at Iowa will play end in the Packers' scheme.
133. Green Bay Packers: SS Jeron McMillian, Maine -- A heady run defender who plays physical but isn't ideal in coverage.
134. Minnesota Vikings: WRGreg Childs, Arkansas -- Big, long-armed receiver with red-zone potential. Limited explosiveness and isn't a deep threat.
135. Dallas Cowboys: SSMatt Johnson, Eastern Washington -- Productive small-school project with special teams mentality.
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