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NFL Draft Diamonds Scouting Report: Marcus Peters, CB, Kansas City Chiefs

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Chiefs have their long term answer at CB in Marcus Peters

Marcus Peters: Washington (5’11 197)


  • Good Size
  • Versatile
  • Good Body Control
  • Nice Arm Length
  • Physical Corner
  • Nice Jam at Line
  • Good Awareness for Pass
  • Good timing
  • Excellent Press Coverage—Makes him Ideal for Bob Sutton Defense
  • Excels in Rushing Coverage as well
  • Good Speed
  • Good Hips can turn and run with relative ease
  • Ball Hawk


  • Has some off the field issues
  • Struggles in coverage against smaller, shifty players
  • Good coaching may help to conquer mistakes

Overall Impression:

  • Tough Physical Defender
  • Press Coverage is excellent the type of thing you want to see playing for Bob Sutton defense
  • May be a day one starter
  • Size and Play will help defending against any receiver
  • May become dominant DB
  • Has all the tools needed for success

I give Peters a 7.0

  1. The Chiefs get an A for drafting the perfect corner for Bob Sutton’s Defense.
  2.  John Dorsey hits a home run here for Bob Sutton. We can look forward to watching Marcus Peters own opponents for years to come!

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