Originally Posted by ChampionTexan
What are your thoughts on his NFL readiness compared to the way you viewed Brooks Reed one year ago?
I think Brooks was more NFL ready last year despite having him ranked 40th on my Top 100 last year. I had Mercilus at 20, but those ratings reflect overall upside. Mercilus is less experienced and less skilled as a pass rusher than Reed was coming out, but he's the better athlete and has a higher potential ceiling.