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With the no. 19 overall pick in the 2013 Madden 23 coins draft, the New York Giants selected Syracuse Orange offensive tackle Justin Pugh. Pugh is the No. 57-rated player in the SBN's Dan Kadar and the sixth-rated offensive tackle.
Pugh 22 was a three-year starter at left tackle in Syracuse and earned all-conference honors in each season. After missing the all of the freshman seasons, Pugh experienced a single season of eligibility remaining, but elected to enter into the 2013 Madden NFL 23 Draft having an academic degree already earned.
With a variety of positions at risk regarding the offensive line Pugh looks to have an excellent chance of making the team in his first season. David Diehl needs to be improved at right tackle, however, Pugh is an adaptable lineman and could change positions on the offensive line in front of.
In a scouting report on Gang Green Nation, the following were identified as positives for Pugh:
Exceptional pass protector who has an excellent balance, and can manage the ability to mimic passers in order to keep them out of the backfield. With excellent hands, he adjusts and re-sets when they are rocked. He also sinks his hips to counter power moves, and never gets beaten on the field. His pass protection is among the top across the country. Good power in line blocking and performs well in the air, has great balance and an initial surge to make defenders fall back, excellent lateral ability to close on the edge. The ability to move to the next stage and plays to the whistle. He is a good recognition of blitzes and coaches have commented on how he learns the blocking strategies quickly. Completes his blocks and exhibits an endurance and strength that will make him a great prospect for either the left tackle or at the right position.
While he was a talented left tackle at Syracuse but his smaller arms and poor performance at the 2013 Senior Bowl have led many to expect Pugh to shift inside and play guard. Additionally, a shoulder surgery that led him to miss his first three games during the 2011 season. However, if both of those check out, Pugh has plenty of potential and buy mut 23 coins has the potential to be as good as any offensive tackle from that draft class.