Photo of John Conner
Grade
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  • 24 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 4.29 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 5'11" Height
  • 32" Arm Length
  • 246LBS. Weight
  • 8 1/2" Hands

Overview

Conner is a bit of a throwback fullback who is an aggressive blocker and a strong inside runner. He is not very effective when trying to run outside the tackles and lacks the speed to hit on many long runs. He can unload on linebackers when lead blocking up into the hole and has enough power and explosion to clear out a lane but does not do a great job of bringing his feet with him after contact. Needs work on adjusting on the move to pick up the blitz when he stays in for pass protection. He has been a quality special-teams performer and should see action on coverage units as he learns the techniques that need improving.

Analysis

Strengths

Conner has a thick, muscular build and a low center of gravity. Strong lower half allows him to push the pile in short-yardage situations. Delivers good shots blocking and shows the ability to clear running lanes. Talented special teams player who makes a lot of tackles on kick coverage.

Weaknesses

Conner is not fast enough to be an outside runner and sometimes is a bit late getting to the edge as a lead blocker. Sloppy footwork causes him to struggle to make blocks in pass protection. Does not have good hands, runs imprecise routes and lacks the ability to be a consistent check-down option in the passing game.
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Grade Title
9.00-10 Once-in-lifetime player
8.00-8.99 Perennial All-Pro
7.50-7.99 Future All-Pro
7.00-7.49 Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.50-6.99 Chance to become Pro Bowl-caliber player
6.00-6.49 Should become instant starter
5.50-5.99 Chance to become NFL starter
5.20-5.49 NFL backup or special teams potential
5.01-5.19 Better-than-average chance to make NFL roster
5.00 50-50 Chance to make NFL roster
4.75-4.99 Should be in an NFL training camp
4.50-4.74 Chance to be in an NFL training camp
No Grade Likely needs time in developmental league.
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