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David Bell

David Bell

WR - CLE

Age: 21College: Purdue

2022 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
WR Rank: 4th (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #220
Best / Worst #124 / #306
ADP #199

Roster %

 
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18%
 
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2%
 
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David Bell might be my favorite WR to draft from Day 3 of the real NFL draft. He has an awesome landing spot with the Cleveland Browns and quarterback Deshaun Watson .

The Browns understand his limitations as an athlete, but his strengths as an underneath wide receiver can help him produce after the catch.

Bell finished third in the FBS in receiving yards on the outside (1,097), second in total forced missed tackles (25) and 10th in PFF receiving grade (86.9) among his draft class.

He's a perfect fit alongside prototypical No. 1 WR Amari Cooper and the speedy duo of Donovan Peoples-Jones/Anthony Schwartz.

David Bell slipped to round three after a lackluster combine performance. Lackluster might be too kind after Bell posted a 34th percentile speed score and 20th percentile burst score. All of that aside, he finished with 86th percentile or higher collegiate target share and breakout age marks. His landing spot with an offense that Deshaun Watson will eventually lead is quite good. While Amari Cooper was acquired as the number one option, Bell can compete immediately for targets behind him. Donovan Peoples-Jones and Anthony Schwartz have not proven to be anything more than splash play artists at this juncture. For all of his immense talent, David Njoku has never been a focal point of the passing attack. Bell's testing numbers will push down his ADP to a point where he'll be a value in most drafts, potentially being Watson's number two option as early as this season.

Third round pick (99), 6'1", 212 lbs, 31 7/8" arms, 9 1/4" hands. He's going to be landing spot dependent, lack of athleticism may lower his NFL draft value, which could mean he'll be discounted in fantasy drafts.

Positives - Great Hands, Wins Contested catches constantly, Great Production
Negatives - Ran very slow at the combine, Not very shifty, Blocking needs work

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