Minkah Fitzpatrick 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Strengths, Weaknesses & Player Comparison

Check out Alabama Crimson Tide DB Minkah Fitzpatrick 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report and player profile featuring strengths, weaknesses, player comparisons and projection for Fitzpatrick. The versatile defensive back can play all over the field which has caused him to land in the top five on most draft expert’s big boards. He can cover receivers on the outside, TEs over the middle, can blitz off the edge, stop the run and is an ace on special teams when needed. The only real question for Minkah isn’t if he’ll be good, it’s just a matter of what position it will be at.

NFL Draft analyst Tom Downey breaks down Minkah Fitzpatrick in this scouting report and player profile. The details of Fitzpatrick's scouting report, featuring strengths, weaknesses, player comparison and projections are detailed below. 

- Versatile as they come
- Can play every down
- Willing and tough tackler
- Solid in open field
- Great motor, aggressive attacker
- Great instincts
- Helps on special teams
- Better ball skills early in his career

- Unsure of his best position
- Coverage skills aren’t that of a top-level CB
- Not an elite athlete
- Will miss some tackles
- Sometimes plays too aggressive
- Not elite range
- Not elite size
- Can get bodied by bigger WRs

Player Comparison: Harrison Smith

NFL Draft Grade: 1st Round (#1 DB)

Projected Round: 1st

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