Photo of Bradie Ewing
Drafted By: Falcons

Combine Results

Grade
51.5 ?
  • 4.76 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 14 REPS
    Top Performer
  • 36.5 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 120.0 INCH
    Top Performer
  • 7.14 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 4.16 SEC
    Top Performer
  • 11.81 SEC
    Top Performer
Blue Star  =  Combine Top Performer

Draft Analysis:

Bucky Brooks' take: Ewing is a tough, scrappy lead blocker with outstanding blocking skills. He excels in uprooting defenders out of the box, and will thrive in the Falcons' run-heavy offense.

  • 6'0" Height
  • 31 3/8" Arm Length
  • 239LBS. Weight
  • 10 3/8" Hands

Overview

Ewing is the beneficiary of a thin fullback crop this year, although there's growing sentiment that the position is being eliminated from NFL offenses. A throwback player -- a block first guy who will need to be selected by an offense that intends to use him that way, and as a special teams contributor. Ewing came into Wisconsin as a running back and was the Badgers' special teams player of the year as a senior.

Analysis

Strengths

Ewing is a powerful blocker who hits the hole hard and can dip, sit and uncoil his hips for an explosive block into a linebacker. He had few carries and catches in his career, but he was reliable when thrown to. Though he can be explosive when opening holes for running backs, he is more of a seek-out, engage and stalemate blocker. He is quick off the snap for his size, and it's obvious he understands how to maximize his opportunities. Took a backseat in his senior year due to the rise of quarterback Russell Wilson. He is an NFL-ready player who has played in Wisconsin's professional blocking schemes for years.

Weaknesses

Ewing is not going to make any electric plays with the ball at the next level. He has the ability to block with the same tenacity as many fullbacks who have been successful of late in the NFL, such as Vonta Leach of the Baltimore Ravens. Ewing is a decent athlete but very stiff and straight-line as a runner.
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Grade Title Draft (Round) Description
96-100 Future Hall of Famer Top Pick A once-in-a-generation type prospect who could change how his position is played
85-95 Immediate Starter 1st An impact player with the ability/intangibles to become a Pro Bowl player. Expect to start immediately except in a unique situation (i.e. behind a veteran starter).
70-84 Eventual Starter 2nd-3rd A quality player who will contribute to the team early on and is expected to develop into a starter. A reliable player who brings value to the position.
50-69 Draftable Player 4th-7th A prospect with the ability to make team as a backup/role player. Needs to be a special teams contributor at applicable positions. Players in the high range of this category might have long-term potential.
20-49 Free Agent UDFA A player with solid measurables, intangibles, college achievements, or a developing skill that warrants an opportunity in an NFL camp. In the right situation, he could earn a place on a 53-man roster, but most likely will be a practice squad player or a camp body.

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