2. Kamu Grugier-Hill
Grugier-Hill has been flying around practice since the start of training camp, intercepting passes and making hustle plays. At 6-foot-2, 215 pounds, he has intriguing length and speed capabilities, and the Patriots definitely want to find a way to fit him into their 2016 plans. However, Grugier-Hill must show well in the preseason games to ensure his spot on the active roster, as there are no shortage of special teams hopefuls competing alongside him.
Grugier-Hill’s versatility as a hybrid linebacker/safety should help to bolster his roster chances, of course. He resembles 2015 undrafted defensive back Brandon King in size as well as expertise; King went on to become Matthew Slater’s partner in crime covering punts. Might Grugier-Hill emulate the Auburn product? We’ll see.
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