Who is your favorite quarterback? Which wide receiver is a lock for rookie of the year? Is the next Jonathan Ogden among these tackles? These are the questions draft analysts weigh for months leading up to the draft.
And how those questions are answered can vary depending on whom you ask. Obviously, nothing is guaranteed when it comes to prospects, so ranking them must be based purely on talent and NFL potential. Things like the team that drafts a player, current state of the depth chart or proper scheme fit all can be the difference between a talented player excelling in the league and simply treading water.
Here is a look at some final offensive positional rankings as the 2014 NFL draft fast approaches. These rankings have no bearing on the order these player will be selected in. If the draft has taught us anything it is that franchises are unpredictable.
These rankings haven’t changed a great deal during the season, and short of some sort of injury or off-the-field breakthrough, these rankings won’t change.