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Thread: Same old question: small DEs or big OLBs

  1. #21
    Quote Originally Posted by bitonti View Post
    ingram and upshaw can be picked by a 3-4 team and be reasonably sure they can make the transition.

    these other guys are a Gholston like projection. too risky for the Jets to attempt, JMO
    Ingram would be lethal on the Jets D

  2. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by CTJetsFanII View Post
    Doesn't "outspoken, brash stupidity" define Rex? He has to reap what he sow'd. Forgive and forget. LT is the type of player we need on this team.
    But how is that Rex growing up as you said... seems like stagnation.

  3. #23
    Quote Originally Posted by jetsfan1983 View Post
    Don't worry about coverage... I seriously don't understand why anyone worries about what the player is going to do 10% of the time. It really doesn't matter.

    Not only that, but if the player is athletic enough to gain a pass rush, typically they are going to be athletic enough to cover somewhat decently in space.

    People confused themselves on Gholston... Gholston wasn't bad because of any position change, he was bad because he couldn't do any one thing well.


    Just get the best pass rusher possible...
    Exactly.

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    I heard Mayock make a good point about this topic the other day during Senior Bowl practice. He said years ago these kids were referred to as "tweeners", now they are considered valued and versatile.

  5. #25
    Pat Kirwan article on this

    Ranking a talented group of hybrid pass rushers in Mobile

    http://www.nfl.com/seniorbowl/story/...P11_hot_topics

  6. #26
    Quote Originally Posted by C Mart View Post
    Pat Kirwan article on this

    Ranking a talented group of hybrid pass rushers in Mobile

    http://www.nfl.com/seniorbowl/story/...P11_hot_topics
    Good read. Interesting that Curry isn't mentioned. Johnson & McClellin stood out when I watched the coverage. I mentioned that McClellin reminded me of Vrabel in the other thread about him.

  7. #27
    Quote Originally Posted by CTJetsFanII View Post
    Good read. Interesting that Curry isn't mentioned. Johnson & McClellin stood out when I watched the coverage. I mentioned that McClellin reminded me of Vrabel in the other thread about him.

    I gave you kudos in the McClellin thread for your Vrabel comparison

  8. #28
    Quote Originally Posted by C Mart View Post
    I gave you kudos in the McClellin thread for your Vrabel comparison
    Just saw that. Thanks C Mart

  9. #29
    Quote Originally Posted by CTJetsFanII View Post
    Good read. Interesting that Curry isn't mentioned. Johnson & McClellin stood out when I watched the coverage. I mentioned that McClellin reminded me of Vrabel in the other thread about him.

    Kirwan on Sirius just said he saw Curry on the ground more than he would like..he's not killing him..a balance issue..noticed he was active

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