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Marcus Vick and Jeremy Bloom are among a group of prospects who likely will slip on draft day but could yield high returns.
The following is a breakdown of five prospects who will slip on draft weekend due to concerns regarding their character, durability, mental capacity or underachieving performance in college. But for teams willing to take a chance, these prospects could yield high returns.
Jason Allen, DS, Tennessee
Allen possesses an impressive combination of size, speed and athletic ability. He also has a solid work ethic and good character. He's a versatile defensive back (DC/FS) who was considered a first-round talent prior to suffering a season-ending hip injury five games into his senior year. The injury is likely to cause a significant dip in Allen's draft value, but if doctors project little long-term repercussions, I would take a flier on him as early as the second round.
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