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Keep an eye on Taylor Price

Though he almost definitely won’t go until the second round at the earliest (especially since the Raiders used a top-ten pick on a wideout last year), there’s a receiver to keep an eye on as the draft approaches.

Taylor Price, who played for Peter King’s alma mater.  Pegged as a mid-round pick early in the process, we’re told his stock is rising because he’s one of the few high-end receiving prospects not dogged by character (Dez Bryant), injury (Demaryius Thomas), or size (Golden Tate) concerns.

So the former Ohio U. Bobcat could be a surprise pick on Friday night.  For now, we’ll return our focus to the guys who’ll be drafted on Thursday night.

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11 Responses to “Keep an eye on Taylor Price”
  1. Dixon29 says: Apr 22, 2010 10:16 AM

    Cleveland. Round 3. (I can hope can’t I?).

  2. WarrenMoonGOAT says: Apr 22, 2010 10:18 AM

    since when did Golden Tate have size concerns?
    have u seen Desean Jackson?

  3. Freebird2010 says: Apr 22, 2010 10:20 AM

    Actually, that doesn’t surprise me. I’ve seen him in mock drafts in the lower quarter of round 2.
    The real surprise will be if he is picked in the top 45.

  4. js136202 says: Apr 22, 2010 10:23 AM

    OU representin’. A top 10 party school, and for the second straight year churning out NFL talent. Well, sort of, the Raiders taking your player last year only kind of counts.

  5. kpweaver27 says: Apr 22, 2010 10:23 AM

    I think Carolina could look at him with their 2nd rounder, him or Arrelious Benn.

  6. BillsFan27 says: Apr 22, 2010 10:28 AM

    As probably one of the only Ohio alums to frequent this site (everyone else is busy staggering down Court Street), I can avow for this guy – he’s flying way beneath the radar.
    He’ll be a good pick for anyone who gets him and surely come in and contribute sooner rather than later.
    Speedy and a great route runner.

  7. Ron Dayne's Strict Diet says: Apr 22, 2010 10:47 AM

    have u seen Desean Jackson?
    Yes. And Golden Tate will not be like Desean Jackson.

  8. brasho says: Apr 22, 2010 11:10 AM

    Good height, good build, excellent speed, and reliable hands. Should be better than he was in college when he had no QB.

  9. swervinmervin says: Apr 22, 2010 11:49 AM

    Peter King looks like George Wendt.

  10. hineswardcriesafterfumbling says: Apr 22, 2010 11:51 AM

    he’s one of the few high-end receiving prospects not dogged by character (Dez Bryant), injury (Demaryius Thomas), or size (Golden Tate) concerns.
    No, he’s dogged by concerned that he’s an athlete pretending to be a receiver. Jerome Simpson-esque.
    crap, the bengals will take him in round 2. F-in’ A!

  11. tre_fizzle says: Apr 22, 2010 12:13 PM

    Wasn’t Price the kid who had 155 receptions in 2009? You can’t deny that kind of production.

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