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.

Plug and Play guy

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Plug and Play guy

This term is typically applied to technical positions like offensive line or defensive secondary. A "plug-and play guy" has the physical tools and mental aptitude to step into a starting spot from Day One of his rookie season.

Examples: Kevin Zeitler, G, Cincinnati Bengals (27th overall pick, 2012 NFL Draft); Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina (2013 prospect, pictured above)

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This term is typically applied to technical positions like offensive line or defensive secondary. A "plug-and play guy" has the physical tools and mental aptitude to step into a starting spot from Day One of his rookie season.

Examples: Kevin Zeitler, G, Cincinnati Bengals (27th overall pick, 2012 NFL Draft); Jonathan Cooper, G, North Carolina (2013 prospect, pictured above)


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