(High Upside Potential)
PLAYSTYLE AND SCHEME FIT
Addison would be a great fit for an offense that emphasizes the passing game and utilizes a lot of quick passes and screens. His speed and quickness make him dangerous in the open field, and he can turn a short pass into a big gain. He can play in the slot or line up on the outside.
PASS GAME ANALYSIS
Jordan Addison is an elite separator who can vary his route speed, lulling a DB to sleep before exploding into the top of his route. He possesses elite agility putting defenders on skates in space with bad angles after the catch. Addison is an elite-level hands catcher; he snags the ball out of the air and handles the fastball on short and intermediate throws with ease, which goes hand in hand with his ability to track the football on deep routes. Addison will likely be limited to the slot at the NFL level due to his lean frame and short stature. He has the three-level route running ability to be an elite-level go-to WR at the next level.
RUN GAME ANALYSIS
Addison is a willing blocker in the run game who can sell a route and run off a defender before engaging downfield. Addison can also be an asset as a runner on jet sweeps and reverses.
Jordan Addison is a talented receiver with excellent route running and reliable hands. He has the versatility to play in the slot and on the outside and can create separation with his speed and quickness. He will need to work on his strength and ability to break tackles after the catch, but his overall skill set and potential make him an intriguing prospect. Addison is a projected mid to late 1st round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.
KEY POSITIONAL FACTOR GRADES
Ball SKills (Very Good)
Route Running (Very Good)
After The Catch (Elite)