Pros: Has the ability to make people miss using both his agility and speed. Wins with speed and can get behind the defenders. Great with gaining yards after the catch. Shows good, strong hands. On jump balls he goes and attacks the ball rather than wait for it to come to him. Big play guy. Plays with a mean streak and fights for every yard. Works towards the quarterback when he’s out of the pocket and finds open spots in the defense. Very good spin move. Nice cutback to make people miss as well.
Cons: Sadly doesn’t have a big sample size so tape is limited on him. May be taken out by more physical corners. A lot of his underneath catches weren’t contested. Will have to learn a bigger route tree. Would like to see quicker cuts in and out of routes. Sometimes cuts his routes short. Would have liked to see more moves in deep routes.
Overall: The sample size in tape may be small, but you can certainly see the fight in Dante Edwards. With the ball in his hands, he’s dangerous and could create headaches for defenses. Fighting for extra yardage, Edward isn’t afraid to take a hit and is always looking to pick up a first down. He will have to learn a more refined route tree and is probably better suited as a slot receiver at the next level, Edwards showcases a lot of heart and talent you want in a receiver. Edwards in an x factor who looks to make plays no matter what, which can sometimes get him into trouble, but he doesn’t quit. He’s someone you want on your team day in and day out.
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