With just the Super Bowl remaining in the 2018-19 NFL season, much of the league has shifted their focus to the 2019 draft. One of the biggest pre-draft events starts with Senior Bowl practices Jan. 22 and culminates with the Senior Bowl game itself on Jan. 26. Though the actual game is seen as the big draw of the week, the practices will help talent evaluators determine their scouting reports heading into the draft. Here's a look at some of the players to watch during the Senior Bowl, and for your dynasty league drafts.
Daniel Jones, QB, Duke (6-5, 220)
With news coming in early January that highly-touted quarterback Justin Herbert of Oregon was returning to school, the remaining draft-eligible quarterbacks will try to seize the opportunity during the Senior Bowl. Jones has perhaps the best opportunity to try to solidify himself as a possible first-round pick among this year's Senior Bowl group.
Standing at 6-foot-5, Jones is one of the most experienced quarterbacks in this class having learned under highly thought of coach David Cutcliffe. During his four years at Duke, Jones passed for 8,201 yards and had a 59.6 percent completion percentage. Jones had perhaps his best game of the season in the Independence Bowl where he threw for 423 yards and five touchdowns against a strong Temple defense.
The senior has a pro-style frame to go along with pretty good throwing strength. He has shown on tape that he has the ability to put tremendous touch