10 NFL Draft Terms You Should Know

Confused by all the jargon draft "experts" are using? Learn the true meaning of 10 of the experts' favorite draft terms through STACK's NFL Draft guide.

Technician

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Technician

Merriam-Webster defines "technician" as a specialist in the technical details of a subject or occupation. In the NFL, a "technician" is a left tackle who is proficient in every aspect of his position, especially pass protection. A technician has quick feet, plays with superb balance, possesses elite lateral agility and generates a powerful initial punch.

Examples: Matt Kalil, LT, Minnesota Vikings (4th overall, 2012 NFL Draft); Luke Joeckel, LT, Texas A&M (2013 prospect, pictured above)

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Merriam-Webster defines "technician" as a specialist in the technical details of a subject or occupation. In the NFL, a "technician" is a left tackle who is proficient in every aspect of his position, especially pass protection. A technician has quick feet, plays with superb balance, possesses elite lateral agility and generates a powerful initial punch.

Examples: Matt Kalil, LT, Minnesota Vikings (4th overall, 2012 NFL Draft); Luke Joeckel, LT, Texas A&M (2013 prospect, pictured above)


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