Canadian receiver John Metchie III goes in 2nd round of NFL Draft

Brampton, Ont. native and Alabama receiver John Metchie III was taken 44th overall in the NFL Draft on Friday night by the Houston Texans.

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Shame about his ACL tear. That likely dropped his stock, but hopefully he's fully ready for camp and the Texans got themselves a steal.

I wonder if any CFL team will take a flier than he won't be able to stick in the NFL.

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I'd take a chance on drafting him because Metchie is going to that dumpster fire known as the Texans. That organization will ruin his growth with their losing culture

Kalanic , formerly of the Cats , may have gotten some bad news in the NFL Draft .

The Colts selected Woods in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 73rd overall.

Woods becomes the second tight end off the board in this class. His size jumps off the page at 6-foot-7 and 259 pounds with 34.5-inch arms but he can move, too. Woods ran an impressive 4.61 in the 40-yard dash at the combine and the film showed good movement skills for a player his size. He blossomed in the Virginia offense in 2021 after transferring over from Oklahoma State, catching 44 of 70 targets for 598 yards and eight touchdowns. Indianapolis invested a pick at tight end last year in Kylen Granson, though, so this is an interesting landing spot. With Jack Doyle's retirement, there's a path to Woods finding a role eventually, but Mo Alie-Cox and Granson project to be higher on the depth chart this season.

Pat Lynch (the big Kalinic fan)

Menchie won't make it in the NFL. He is best described as average with some glaring deficits. College stats can also be deceptive. There are a ton of Heisman winners that did not make it in either the NFL or CFL. College is also a lower level of competition.

His best is probably 3rd wide out on a CFL team or a CFL practice squad. You can expect the NFL to release him by the fall.

Suffered ACL tear in December.
Looks smaller than his listed size. He is shorter and lighter than the AVERAGE NFL  WR.
Average release speed into the route.
Lacks explosiveness to separate out of turns and stems.
Pre-break head turn has become a route tell.
Lacks size and length to out-reach corners down the field.
Suffers from focus drops as body-catcher.
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Ticat last year draft pick Deane Leonard - drafted by the Chargers (NFL team with the most Canadian content) = bad news for the Tabbies, but Mo Diallo not picked yet.

Jesse Luketa drafted in the last round. 3 Canadians drafted then.

Kangaroo's assessment of Metchie is hilarious.