Virginia Tech Hokies product Kyle Fuller has been a very fast riser on 2014 NFL Draft boards this spring, and plenty of NFL teams are looking to take a close look at the likely first-round pick. Fuller was used in a variety of ways by VT, as his run defense and length made him an incredibly unique asset on defense. He has the ability to shut down players in the slot and on the outside, and he plays the game with plenty of consistency and intelligence. There aren’t many corners who play the run as well he does, which makes him an even more intriguing prospect.
The Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson reports that Fuller has official visits scheduled with the Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, and New York Jets. He also has private workouts set with the Carolina Panthers and Colts, so that’s seven teams meeting with him.
Fuller was once one of the most underrated players in the draft class before rising, as many have discovered his top-notch run defense and steady coverage. Corners that can excel in press coverage are in higher demand, and Fuller brings that to the table. All of these teams working him out could use him, and I think the Broncos and Bengals are in the best position to get him. The Bengals could have better options at 24, but the Broncos are in the perfect position to take him off the board if he lasts at 31. With all the interest in him, it’s possible that he could be picked sooner by a team like the San Francisco 49ers, San Diego Chargers, Philadelphia Eagles, or Bengals.