Photo of Marcus Cannon
Grade
7.19 ?
  • 5.26 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 33 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 30.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 105.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 8.07 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.97 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Top Performer
  • 6'5" Height
  • 34" Arm Length
  • 358LBS. Weight
  • 9 1/8" Hands

Overview

Cannon is a big boy with sneaky athleticism that could develop into a starting right tackle at the next level. He shows good initial quickness and can really push around defenders once he gets his hands on them. He moves well enough to mirror defenders in pass protection and shows the ability to pursue moving targets in the second level on run plays. The biggest concern is his inability to consistently recognize blocking assignments and he gets beat far too often on stunts and blitzes. If he can improve his instincts and understanding of the game he could be a force and he will likely be a second day pick.

Analysis

Strengths

Cannon is mammoth right tackle with quick feet for his size. Plays with wide base and good balance. Dominates opponents in the running game and uses his hands to lock out edge rushers in pass protection. Athletic enough to make blocks in the second level. Flashes a mean streak and finishes blocks.

Weaknesses

Lacks the lateral agility to consistently block faster edge rushers at the next level. Does not deliver a good shot on contact despite his strength. Gets confused by stunts and blitzes and misses assignments. Takes too many false start penalties. There are concerns about his conditioning and he must keep his weight down.
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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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