Rob Rang's NFL Draft Player of the Day: Nico Siragusa

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In the next part of Rob Rang's series previewing players the Seahawks could take in the 2017 NFL Draft, Rang focuses on San Diego State offensive lineman Nico Siragusa. Listen to his breakdown of Siragusa below plus check out a few highlights!

At the NFL Combine, Siragusa measured 6'4 and 319 lbs while running a 5.35 40-yard-dash and posting 28 reps in the Bench Press, a 7.71 second 3-cone-drill and 4.56 20-yard-shuttle.

From NFL.com's player profile...

"STRENGTHS Compact, girthy frame with thickly muscled arms. Low center of gravity with adequate hip bend to unlock power. Strong core. Able to scoop under defenders and root them out. Drive blocker with strength to win individual battles. Better-than-expected maneuverability when asked to pull. Able to redirect his weight. Has anchor to pass-set at shallow depths and handle bull rushers. Showed a little more nasty in his game as a senior than he did in junior season. Great in the locker room and well liked.

WEAKNESSES Labors coming out of stance. Tends to pop upright and is delayed in his lateral movements. Reach blocks and cut-off blocks on middle linebackers are mission impossible. Hands are a little slow with inconsistent placement. Impatient with punch and will get caught lunging. Has to work to keep weight balanced in pass sets. Unable to punch and mirror, allowing active rushers a pathway to his edge.

SOURCES TELL US "I like him a lot. I don't see a lot of drop-off between him and Josh Garnett from last year." -- NFC West Coast scout

NFL COMPARISON Chris Kemoeatu"

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