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NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Alabama OG Anthony Steen

03.28.14 at 9:38 am ET
By will continue to offer daily insight and analysis regarding options that may be available to the Patriots when it comes to the 2014 NFL draft. Here is one in a series of profiles of players who could be on the board when it’€™s time for the Patriots to make a selection.


Position: Offensive guard

School: Alabama

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 314 pounds

Achievements: 2013 second-team All-SEC

What he brings: Steen is regarded as a strong player with an ideal frame that allows him to win tough battles. Analysts also point out, though, that Steen has had difficulty with finishing consistently and can show indecisiveness when blocking downfield.

Where the Patriots could get him: Rounds 4-5

Notes: Steen was part of an Alabama offensive line that was ranked seventh in FBS in sacks allowed. The Clarksdale, Miss., native suffered a concussion during the 2013 season and also missed the Sugar Bowl after he needed shoulder surgery to repair a partially torn labrum. Steen did not participate in individual drills during the NFL combine because of his surgery but plans to take part in Alabama’€™s second pro day on April 8.

Related articles: Wrapping up former Alabama offensive guard Anthony Steen’s trip to the 2014 NFL Combine Report: Anthony Steen of Alabama Crimson Tide has surgery, likely out for Sugar Bowl

Video: Here is a video highlighting Steen’s performance against Virginia Tech.

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