The best fit for Penn State prospects on Day 1 and 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft

Penn State has five players who will potentially be selected in the first three rounds of the 2024 NFL Draft. While they may want to go as high as possible, the most important thing for Olu Fashanu, Chop Robinson, and the rest of the early-round prospects, is landing in the best spot for development.
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When Jonathan Gannon was in Philadelphia, he loved speed rushers off the edge and that’s exactly what Chop Robinson is. He’s a bit of a one-trick pony, but if he can do that trick well, then he can succeed as a defensive end in Gannon’s system. 

Arizona has moved Zaven Collins from linebacker to defensive end and has BJ Ojulari on the other side so there’s plenty of room in the rotation for Robinson to get enough snaps to impact the game as a speed rusher with his quick first step, and develop the rest of his pass-rush repertoire. 

Robinson has slid back to being a fringe first-rounder, but with Arizona at the back end of the first with Houston’s pick, he seems like a great fit investment. The Cardinals, which only generated pressure on 17.1% of defensive snaps last season (31st in the NFL), desperately need to add to the pass rush.