Originally Posted by bitonti
if we lived in a world where the Gholston pick never happened, I would agree, it is an artificial difference
but I believe the Jets FO won't ever again draft a player in the first round who has never played OLB and stand him up. It's a projection and it's too risky for the accountant that runs the team.
I don't doubt that they might be gun shy but Gholston was not a failure because he was a DE that moved to olb , it was because he had very poor instincts, not a great motor and very few pass rush moves.