Impact draft picks: NFC South

Josh Norman of Coastal Carolina is my impact player for the Carolina Panthers, and I believe he has the intangibles to be the next Defensive Player of the Year. Will the 5th rounder stand up this year and lead the defensive backs in Charlotte?

Earlier today we were able to see the NFC East, but can another division in the NFC knock off the NFC East from the top of the NFC? I think they can, because there is one division that is steadily on the rise. I think this year the NFC Champion will come out of the NFC South division. I am a big fan of one team from that division, find out what team, I feel is on the up and up and is going to win the NFC division.

Carolina Panthers - Josh Norman, CB, Coastal Carolina, Josh was drafted in the 5th round and I believe he has the talent to come in and win Defensive Rookie of the Year. He has already been super efficient in practice in Carolina and has not been afraid of taking on Steve Smith one on one. Norman has a gift which is confidence, you very rarely see this kid with his head down, and that is a very important attribute to have as a corner. I love his style, he is a hard hitter, and is not afraid of jumping a route. I think he will be an immediate starter in Carolina and will be a huge reason for their success this year on defense.

Atlanta Falcons - Lamar Holmes, OT, Southern Mississippi, I am going to be honest the Atlanta Falcons needed a tackle more than anything in this draft. Holmes is not a push over, he is a very massive individual, and I think he will take form under the Falcons. He will probably start the season as a swing tackle, but I see him coming in and taking over before the end of the season. This is my team here to win the NFC this year. I think they have great chance of doing it, I really like their coaching staff as well as their offensive scheme. They are not going to be an easy team to beat this year, watch out for this prediction. You can all pick on me if you want, but we shall see who gets the last laugh come January.

New Orleans Saints - Corey White, SS, Samford, Corey is blessed to land in this situation. The Saints will probably be pretty bad this year, but they are in desperate need of a hard hitting safety. White is that guy, he will probably start off on Special Teams, but after a horrible season, White will end up coming in more and more and making a huge impact in the secondary. White will be a huge asset to the Special Teams as well as the defensive game plan. Keep an eye on this kid, a small schooler who is not afraid of using and abusing his body.

Tampa Bay BuccaneersLavonte David, OLB, Nebraska, I am not going to be like everyone else and pick Doug Martin, because to be honest Lagarette Blount is a way better running back then him. If you want to talk about a stud line backer, let's start here. Lavonte David was the best OLB in the draft, yeah I said it, the BEST and should have been taken in the first round. The Bucs have always done a good job at producing linebackers and I think the next big linebacker to come out of Tampa is David. David will end up as the starter in Tampa Bay and watch out NFC South, because this kid is a gamer.

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