On the podcast that I host, The Scho Clearly show,
every Monday for the duration of draft year is Mock Draft Monday, the place listeners to the show — the bulk of whom are New England Patriots followers — can submit their mock drafts to be go through on air. A incredibly acquainted decide when the Patriots are “on the clock” with the 242nd collection general is fullback Ben Mason out of Michigan. To this position, we have began referring to that selection, 242 general, as “the Ben Mason place.” But there are motives to believe that a fullback could be a sleeper in the 2021 NFL draft. In accordance to SharpFootballStats.com
, NFL offenses utilized 21 offensive personnel — two jogging backs — on 7% of offensive snaps very last year. That may not appear like substantially, but a selection of distinctive teams are working with it more than some others. Nine NFL offenses (Atlanta, Baltimore, Green Bay, Minnesota, New England, New Orleans, San Francisco, Tennessee and Washington) utilised that deal on at minimum 10% of their performs. That selection may even boost in the period ahead as some coaches from all those staffs have moved to diverse teams. So the fullback situation could be creating a comeback. If so, Mason is the kind of player that offensive staffs will like. He is a good possibility as a blocker and exhibits the capacity to add in the passing match as perfectly, whether on routes to the flats or in go security situations. Mason has not posted extraordinary figures as a getting choice, as he leaves school with just three career receptions, but I imagine there is untapped potential at the upcoming degree. As well as, at any time you can draft a fullback who also performed some snaps on the defensive line, you just have to make that call…
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