C.J. Mosley NFL Draft 2014: Grading Ravens' 1st-Round Pick

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C.J. Mosley was drafted 17th overall by the Baltimore Ravens in the 2014 NFL draft. Mosley has been on draft radars for a couple of seasons now, and his talent was too much for the Ravens to pass up. 

Mosley has been a consistent force in the middle of Alabama's linebacking corps in college, racking up tackles and establishing himself as a fantastic NFL prospect with his decision-making and leadership skills. 

The former Crimson Tide star has all kinds of NFL potential, possessing a strong motor and a nose for the football. He demonstrated fantastic instincts in college and has a high football IQ. He seldom makes mistakes in pursuit and is skilled both in run and pass defense, making him ready to step in as an every-down linebacker. 

However, Mosley's tackling mechanics have a tendency to break down from time to time, and while he seldom missed tackles in college, that could change in the NFL.

Will Mosley pan out to be the all-around star many see him becoming? Or will his tackling mechanics see him turn into a high-profile bust? Watch as our draft experts discuss Mosley's ceiling and what he brings to the NFL as a rookie. 

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