Ezra Cleveland film review

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  1.  The Vikings drafted Ezra Cleveland to hopefully be the tackle of the future.  He draws a lot of comparisons to Minnesota’s right tackle Brian O’Neill. We’ve done a deep dive on the second round selection to highlight his strengths and weaknesses .

 

As seen below Cleveland already has an elite understand of zone blocking concepts, and the movement skills and surprising strength to execute most blocks. He is anchor can be questionable at times especially considering he was not facing the best talent college football had to offer. While not shown below Cleveland has shown to sometimes have lapses in his pass sets and get defeated by speed rushers, or commit to early and lose to inside moves .