Minkah Fitzpatrick’s window: No. 4 to No. 15

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For every player who expects to be drafted tonight, it’s important to know the window in which he may be taken. Former Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick knows his.

Appearing on Thursday’s PFT Live, Fitzpatrick said that his high is No. 5 (the Broncos) and his low is No. 14 (Green Bay). Based on the PFT/PFT Live/#PFPTM/@PFTPMPosse mock draft, Fitzpatrick will go No. 13 to Washington.

Knowing the floor is critical, and that’s one of the most important jobs for the agent of a first-round prospect. The best agents know how to track down the high and the low, and they provide a candid, honest assessment of the worst-case scenario to the client.

For Fitzpatrick, there’s a chance he’s closer to the best-case scenario. His college coach, Nick Saban, has argued that Fitzpatrick should be a top-five pick.

Within the next 12 hours or so, Fitzpatrick will know, his agent will know, and the rest of us will know where one of the best players in college football will start his NFL career.

18 responses to “Minkah Fitzpatrick’s window: No. 4 to No. 15

  1. Who cares if he doesn’t have a “true” position? He’s straight-up baller and difference maker from Day One. Guys with his combination of talent, intelligence and character don’t come around very often anymore. Full disclosure, Bama fan here but this kid is legit.

  2. Fitzpatrick and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix….. Roll Tide.

    And what the h@ll, why not see if you can lure Nick Saban to Green Bay…. Tuscaloosa North..

  3. Who cares if he doesn’t have a “true” position? He’s straight-up baller and difference maker from Day One. Guys with his combination of talent, intelligence and character don’t come around very often anymore. Full disclosure, Bama fan here but this kid is legit.
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    I’m contemplating praying that the Packers grab him.

    .. which means they’ll probably go for Derwin James.

  4. Ya he can make up for the crap play of dix. What a waste. Even the fans have given up on him and they are loyal to the core. They need a shut down corner more. I see them moving up two spots. Fritz isn’t on there radar. Too costly

  5. Ya he can make up for the crap play of dix. What a waste. Even the fans have given up on him and they are loyal to the core.
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    Vikings fan here, but isn’t Dix one of the highlights of that Defense? I seem to recall a fair amount of accolades in his short career. I really don’t see how the fans have given up on him. Most Packer fans really like Dix as far as I can tell.

  6. I don’t care who the Packers draft, but they are long overdue for an out-of-the-gate game-changer. If they (finally) hit on a good one, they can again contend effectively, as they have more often than not in the last decade. Fingers-crossed hoping and praying is for pretenders, not contenders.

    No team names need be mentioned. Everybody knows who I mean.

  7. Vikings fan here, but isn’t Dix one of the highlights of that Defense? I seem to recall a fair amount of accolades in his short career. I really don’t see how the fans have given up on him. Most Packer fans really like Dix as far as I can tell.
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    With the Packer-Viking rivalry so alive and well here, its hard to tell what is what.

    I think safety is one of the toughest positions to grade/judge because we simply don’t know what the defensive calls are. A safety can look terribly out of postion when it may have been the corner who flat out blew his assignment.

    And its really tough to grade anybody who played in Dom Capers defense the last few years, because it was just flat out terrible. Horrendous breakdowns were Capers hallmark.

    .. what I do believe, if you’re named to an All-Pro team, you’re elite. Among the best of the best. He has made an All-Pro team once in his career. He should be a cornerstone for the team going forward.

  8. Ernie Ernie says:
    April 26, 2018 at 10:57 am
    Ya he can make up for the crap play of dix. What a waste. Even the fans have given up on him and they are loyal to the core. They need a shut down corner more. I see them moving up two spots. Fritz isn’t on there radar. Too costly.

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    Seriously Ernie? You really don’t know football then. I’d take Dix on the Vikings. He’s coming into his 5th year it took Xavier Rhodes about till year 4. Rhodes was god awful those first few years but he learned much as Dix has. Dix can be a shut down corner just as good as Rhodes. Get real!

  9. I don’t trust Bama DB’s.
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    Kareem Jackson
    Dre Kirkpatrick
    Mark Barron
    HHC-D
    Landon Collins

    Outside of Dee Milner, that’s a solid group to say the least.

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