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NFL Draft Report Dream Team: Bortles

Photos by Mark J. Rebilas - USA TODAY

The NFL's longtime head scout, Dave-Te' Thomas, leads off his Dream Team with Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles. Thomas goes far deeper than any draft analyst around, breaking down Bortles' game in 14 phases and comparing him to an established star.

While the draft process is a vital way for teams to replenish and, in some cases, overhaul their rosters, a scout's task is to not only recognize talent, but to convince their bosses that the players they have seen will fill the vacancies on the organization's roster. While we try to be unbiased in evaluating these athletes, every scout has their "favorites," guys that might not be the first...

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