Devin Lloyd Scouting Report

"Edge defender that grew into a dominant space player with anticipation but still has the heavy hands and first step of a pass rusher."

 

Strengths:

Heavy handed, anticipator with burst. Sheds and works thru trash with ease. First step quick and can close short distances well. Core powerful. Sets the edge vs the run at the poa. Solid tackler on contact.


Comfortable in space and solid in zone coverage. Anticipation is a plus in space. Playmaker around the ball with ball skills. Can line up on the edge in a two or three point stance and rush the passer effectively.

 

Weaknesses:

Isn't an elite athlete, more quick than fast and can get shook in open space. Overaged.

 

Overall:

Lloyd is an edge defender that grew into a dominant space player. He's bursty with strong hands and is an adept tackler in the box. Discards and slips blocks effectively and can set the edge when aligned as a rusher.


Has a first step as a edge rusher and blitzer and disrupts the backfield. In space he plays with good awareness and closes into passing lanes well. Ball skills are a plus and he doesn't miss opportunists to make a big play. While not a top tier athlete he's mobile with solid cod.



NFL Comp: 235lb Dont'a Hightower