Bjoern Werner NFL Draft Profile

Bjoern Werner, Junior, Defensive End, Florida State



Werner began as a highly-touted but somewhat unknown prospect out of Germany.  He became a star his junior year.  On one of the best defensive end combinations in the country, Werner was a force in the ACC all season.  Once his counterpart, Brandon Jenkins, went down with an injury it was up to Werner to carry the load.  He was consistent throughout the year with whoever lined up across from him.  Fundamentally sound, Werner is another intriguing rush end with upside.


Final Projection:

An athletic guy, Werner is for certain going to be selected in the first half of the first round.  He is an athletic guy with a high motor and he will be part of a rotation immediately.  He totaled 15 sacks this past season and eight pass breakups.  After what J.J. Watt has done with the Texans, batting passes is an extraordinarily valuable ability.  He’s as big as DeMontre Moore, but a little less productive.  It appears he will be the second defensive end taken.  He could go as high as Oakland at No. 3, but more likely somewhere around 10.


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