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Mel Kiper calls Bishop Sankey an early-impact rookie

The praise for Titans second-round draft pick Bishop Sankey continues.

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Mel Kiper hasn't retread with Dano to the shadows just yet.  Today he has an article out about draft picks that he expects to have an early impact (In$ider).  Bishop Sankey is on that list.  Here is what Kiper had to say about him:

Last year Shonn Greene carried the ball just 154 times for a 3.8-yard average. Sankey is clearly the more explosive option in Tennessee, and is good as a pass-catcher out of the backfield (67 receptions at Washington). The Titans don't consider a RB in this range of the draft unless he's the immediate future.
As I said before, Sankey is the perfect compliment to Greene.

Ken Whisenhunt said on the radio yesterday that Sankey is the rare back who can play on all 3 downs. That means he is going to be on the field a lot of this team in 2014. I can't wait to see it!