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NFL Draft Report Dream Team: Murphy

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Whether it was sacking the quarterback, stopping the run or playing coverage, Stanford's Trent Murphy excelled. NFL scout Dave-Te' Thomas breaks down this candidate for 3-4 outside linebacker or 4-3 defensive end in 13 areas in the most extensive scouting report you'll find anywhere.

While some NFL team value boards regard Stanford's Trent Murphy as a 3-4 scheme outside linebacker, his outstanding pass rush ability and raw strength have made him a terror when he plays closer to the line of scrimmage. He has very good range to play back further in the "front seven," evident when he blew away all but one of the defensive linemen and linebackers attending the 2014 NFL Scouting...

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