2017 NFL Free Agency: Dontari Poe

2017 Free Agency Profiles  

Dontari Poe

Defensive Tackle

Team Kansas City Chiefs
Age (On Draft Day) 21.74
Height 6-4
Weight 346
Arm Length 32
Hand Size 9.625
Age Percentile 92.64
MSA Percentile 71.17
Explosive Lower Body Strength Score 96.98
Speed Score 99.89
Flexibility Score 96.16
Bench 44
Three-year average NFL Production 68.673883626522

 

Prospect CHECKLIST

 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Age Percentile: 67 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs Since the 1995 NFL Draft Class were in the 67 Percentile or Higher of age ranked from youngest to oldest
 No All-Pro MSA Rating: 85 or Higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were in the 85 or Higher Percentile of MSA
 Yes Long-term Starter MSA Rating: 50 or Higher 95% of 64 Start or More starters since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were in the 50 Percentile or Higher of MSA
 Yes All-Pro Height: 6-4 or Taller 75% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were 6-4 or Taller
 Yes Pro Bowl Height: 6-1 or Taller 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl Edge Rushers since the 1990 NFL Draft Class were 6-1 or Taller
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Arm Length: 32’ or Longer 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1999 NFL Draft class had 32’’ or longer Arm Length
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Hand Size: 8 7/8’’ or Bigger 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1999 NFL Draft class had 8 7/8’’ or Bigger
 Yes All-Pro Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 66.96 or higher 86% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 66.96
 Yes Pro Bowl Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 51 or higher 90% of multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 51 or higher.
 Yes Starter Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: 4.64 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1996 NFL Draft Class had an explosive lower body strength score of 4.64 or higher.
 Yes All-Pro Speed Score: 71.41 or higher 100% of All-Pro DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 71.41 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Speed Score: 42.03 or higher 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 42.03 or higher
 Yes Starter Speed Score: 11.41 or higher 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a speed score of 11.41 or higher
 Yes All-Pro Flexibility Score: 40.83 or higher 100% of Multiple All-Pro DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 40.83 or higher
 Yes Pro Bowl Flexibility Score: 25.74 100% of Multiple Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 25.74 or higher
 Yes Starter Flexibility Score: 11.13 or higher 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had a flexibility score of 11.13 or higher
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Athleticism Score: 80.46 or higher 100% of multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had at least one athleticism score (explosive lower body strength, speed, flexibility) of 80.46 or higher
 Yes All-Pro and Pro Bowl Bench: 21 reps or more 100% of Multiple All-Pro and Pro Bowl DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had at least 21 reps on the bench press
 Yes Starter Bench: 16 reps or more 100% of 64 start or more DTs since the 1998 NFL Draft Class had at least 16 reps or more on the bench press

*MSA Rating: The average score of a prospect’s market share production, strength of schedule and age percentile scores

*Explosive Lower Body Strength Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s vertical, broad jump and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Speed Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s 40-yard dash and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

*Flexibility Score: A score formulated from a prospect’s short shuttle, 3-Cone and mass density measured against all his positional peers since 1998.

NFL Market Share Production

dontari-poe

Metric Recommendation: Elite physical and athletic characteristics without the consistent production you’d like to find out of elite nose tackles. Poe is the standard for the position ever since Haloti Ngata and Vince Wilfork became old. Whether Poe’s 2012-14 production can be rekindled is a legit question based on his college production. However, you don’t find defensive tackles with his kind of athleticism/size. Thus, I would recommend a salary 6,390,000 per season.

Poe’s profile suggests a player with tremendous peaks and the occasional valleys. And whether you want to pay top dollar for the valleys is up to you. Ride the athleticism, or be a bit more cautious. I side with being a bit more cautious, but Poe does deserve to be paid an above average salary for nose tackles.

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