Patriots Draft: Round Three - Nick Kaczur

<p>In yet another interesting move, the Patriots choose a second offensive lineman in the 2005 NFL Draft by selecting Nick Kaczur, OL, Toledo with the 100th overall selection.</p> <p>Kaczur, considered to be a quality OL from the MAC, was projected by some as a fourth round prospect. The Patriots felt he wouldn't last until their turn in the fourth-round.</p> <p>Here is Kaczur's scouting report.</p>

Nick Kaczur School: Toledo
Ht: 6-4.5 Wt: 319 40: 5.32 Year: 4Sr

Bio: Celebrated lineman who's started every game during his Toledo career, winning All- Conference honors since his freshman season.

Positives: Nice-sized lineman who projects to the strong side. Nasty blocker who quickly sets in pass protection, displays patience and keeps his feet moving throughout the action. Extends his hands into opponents and easily controls defenders at the point of attack, anchoring at the line and not giving up an inch of ground. Dominant, and moves defenders off the ball. Blocks with leverage, gets underneath opponents and an immovable force. Outstanding hand technique and overall body strength.

Negatives: Bends at the waist, lacks adjustment and looks stiff. Lacks top footwork sliding off the edge and cannot redirect the linebackers at the next level.

Analysis: A competitive blocker who plays with a mean streak, Kaczur offers potential at several spots up front. Better off at tackle where he has room to work and should be solid on the right side, though he could also be moved to the blind side in a pinch. Solid first-day consideration.

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