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2013 NFL Draft: Jaguars work out Patriots target Sanders Commings

Former Georgia Bulldogs standout Sanders Commings is reportedly drawing interest from the New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles, Carolina Panthers, and New Orleans Saints, per a tweet from Ian Rapoport. The Jacksonville Jaguars also hosted Commings on a visit yesterday, and he is a CB who is falling a little bit under the radar.

Commings has also received interest from the St. Louis Rams, and he runs a sub-4.5 forty and has excellent strength. At 6’2″, 216 pounds, Commings is very physical and has the strength, size, and physicality common with cornerbcacks that the New England Patriots and Bill Belichick covet. The Georgia product is lauded for his ability in press coverage, and I’m sure that is a trait the Patriots would like to utilize.

The Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be interested in a lot of bigger corners as well, because they have their routes in the Seattle Seahawks organization and learned about the benefits of having a duo like Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner under an aggressive head coach Pete Carroll (hey look, a former Patriots head man).

The Titans, Eagles, and Panthers have long been mentioned as teams interest in Sanders Commings, and we know that the Patriots and Saints met up with Commings at the 2013 NFL Combine. Commings is a man coverage-only cornerback, but that’s exactly how he would fit in with the Patriots. The Pats are expected to go with a more high profile cornerback like Johnthan Banks or Desmond Trufant in the first round, and they might not have a third-round pick to take Commings if the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t match their offer for Emmanuel Sanders.

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