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2017 NFL Draft: Dorian Johnson falling due to liver concerns

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The Pittsburgh guard, who I mocked to the Jaguars in the fourth round, looks to be falling due to a medical issue.

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University of Pittsburgh guard Dorian Johnson is reportedly sliding in the draft due to a medical concern with his liver, per Luke Easterling of USA Today:

Just before the third day of the draft kicked off, I mocked Johnson to the Jaguars with the 110th pick to give the team a long term answer at left guard. Johnson is a great, mauling run blocker in a power scheme, and considering the Jaguars drafted a power running back in Leonard Fournette with the fourth overall pick, Johnson would seemingly be a fit at left guard.

Now, it looks like Johnson will continue to fall in the draft. I have no clue if his liver issue is major or not, but it’s certainly scaring teams off. He started 39 straight games at Pittsburgh without any medical concerns, so I would still consider Johnson before the day is over if I am the Jaguars.