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NFL Draft’s Potential Patriots: Louisville FS Calvin Pryor

04.01.14 at 4:58 pm ET
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WEEI.com 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.

Calvin Pryor (AP)

Calvin Pryor showed his strength and had one of the top performances at the NFL scouting combine with 18 reps on the bench press. (AP)

CALVIN PRYOR

Position: Free safety

School: Louisville

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 207 pounds

Achievements: 2013 first-team All-AAC, 2012 second-team All-Big East

What he brings: Pryor is a strong player with good size who has solid ball skills and tackling ability. Analysts also say, though, that Pryor’€™s physical style of play can become a problem because he is occasionally lacks discipline.

Where the Patriots could get him: Rounds 1-2

Notes: Pryor was suspended for a game against Memphis on Nov. 23 after he violated an unspecified team rule. … He was second on the team with 75 tackles during the 2013 season. … At the NFL scouting combine, Pryor did 18 bench press reps — one of the top performances at the combine.

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Yahoo! Sports: Louisville safety Calvin Pryor set to make impact in NFL draft

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Tale of 2 safeties: Pryor, Clinton-Dix offer different skill sets

Video: Here is a highlight video from Pryor’s time at Louisville

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