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Before I made this I didn't know what this guy weighed...

Jason Worilds from Va Tech. Love this guy as a LDE, if he tacked on more weight. He's physical, fast, holds his ground, gets double teamed, crushes pockets, and very aggressive all around. Loves to attack the ball, and would be a great every down DE for us.

stats so far this year: 2.5 sacks, 3.5 TFL, 9 QB hurries, 1 FF.

Last year: 8 sacks, 18.5 TFL, 8 QB hurries, 2 FF, 1 blocked kick.

He was projected as 4th rounder.

Other DE that would be better LDE: C.J. Wilson, Everson Griffen, Derrick Morgan, Greg Romeus, Daniel Te'o-Nesheim, or the DEs from Indiana.

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Don't you think he's a little light for the LDE spot? I have only seen him listed as about 6'2", 250-255. That is pretty light even if he was playing at RDE.

I think he would make a better RDE because he would match up well against the run against LT's but if he is a gifted pass rusher he would still be able to impact the game at that spot. I don't know how well he would hold up against more monstrous RT's in the NFL though. He plays with natural leverage and pad level because he isn't very tall and he seems to be strong, but he might be giving up 80 pounds to some bigger RT's in the league.

I like the idea and I think he is a good player, but I am not sure he is the answer for us at LDE.

One guy that I think might be a great pick-up is Lawrence Wilson, DE, Ohio State. He has had a couple serious injuries (broken leg in '07 and torn ACL in '08) but he has good size, plays with a good motor and can play at LDE and holds up versus the run well, but he is also a good pass rusher, especially for a guy who projects at LDE. He might even be able to play RDE, but I think he projects as a good/very good LDE and just a good RDE.

It remains to be seen if he will have a good year or not, but he has started slow with only 7 tackles and a couple pass break-ups without any sacks thus far. But I am watching him to see if he starts to emerge as he continues to get back up to speed from the ACL injury. If he comes back close to 100% I think he is someone we need to look very hard at getting in the 3rd-4th round range.

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Jason Worilds from Va Tech. Love this guy as a LDE. He's big, fast, holds his ground, gets double teamed, crushes pockets, and very aggressive all around. Loves to attack the ball, and would be a great every down DE for us.

stats so far this year: 2.5 sacks, 3.5 TFL, 9 QB hurries, 1 FF.

Last year: 8 sacks, 18.5 TFL, 8 QB hurries, 2 FF, 1 blocked kick.

He was projected as 4th rounder.

That dude is not projected as a LDE, more so a RDE he is light at 250 something

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Don't you think he's a little light for the LDE spot? I have only seen him listed as about 6'2", 250-255. That is pretty light even if he was playing at RDE.

I think he would make a better RDE because he would match up well against the run against LT's but if he is a gifted pass rusher he would still be able to impact the game at that spot. I don't know how well he would hold up against more monstrous RT's in the NFL though. He plays with natural leverage and pad level because he isn't very tall and he seems to be strong, but he might be giving up 80 pounds to some bigger RT's in the league.

I like the idea and I think he is a good player, but I am not sure he is the answer for us at LDE.

One guy that I think might be a great pick-up is Lawrence Wilson, DE, Ohio State. He has had a couple serious injuries (broken leg in '07 and torn ACL in '08) but he has good size, plays with a good motor and can play at LDE and holds up versus the run well, but he is also a good pass rusher, especially for a guy who projects at LDE. He might even be able to play RDE, but I think he projects as a good/very good LDE and just a good RDE.

It remains to be seen if he will have a good year or not, but he has started slow with only 7 tackles and a couple pass break-ups without any sacks thus far. But I am watching him to see if he starts to emerge as he continues to get back up to speed from the ACL injury. If he comes back close to 100% I think he is someone we need to look very hard at getting in the 3rd-4th round range.

I like Wilson but his injury history scarces me, I havent watched him specifically in games because I was weary of his injury past, but he is a good mid round prospect if he can stay healthy.

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Don't you think he's a little light for the LDE spot? I have only seen him listed as about 6'2", 250-255. That is pretty light even if he was playing at RDE.

I think he would make a better RDE because he would match up well against the run against LT's but if he is a gifted pass rusher he would still be able to impact the game at that spot. I don't know how well he would hold up against more monstrous RT's in the NFL though. He plays with natural leverage and pad level because he isn't very tall and he seems to be strong, but he might be giving up 80 pounds to some bigger RT's in the league.

I like the idea and I think he is a good player, but I am not sure he is the answer for us at LDE.

One guy that I think might be a great pick-up is Lawrence Wilson, DE, Ohio State. He has had a couple serious injuries (broken leg in '07 and torn ACL in '08) but he has good size, plays with a good motor and can play at LDE and holds up versus the run well, but he is also a good pass rusher, especially for a guy who projects at LDE. He might even be able to play RDE, but I think he projects as a good/very good LDE and just a good RDE.

It remains to be seen if he will have a good year or not, but he has started slow with only 7 tackles and a couple pass break-ups without any sacks thus far. But I am watching him to see if he starts to emerge as he continues to get back up to speed from the ACL injury. If he comes back close to 100% I think he is someone we need to look very hard at getting in the 3rd-4th round range.

I honestly never looked at his weight because I figured he would be bigger than that. He looked as big if not bigger than Sidbury as of right now, which would mean he could tack on easily 15 pounds if he entered the NFL with good trainers and ethic. I really didn't know his weight, but he plays bigger than he is. He is very aggressive and disruptive and will be a steal next year. I've seen him get under RTs pads and shove them back. He is pyschical and pretty strong. I've seen him line up at LDE now, so I just figured :lol:

Wilson is great cat and I agree with where he could fit. But he has been banged up a lot. After Peria, Douglas, and Moore had they're injuries, it just makes me skeptical.

That dude is not projected as a LDE, more so a RDE he is light at 250 something

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I agree Wilson's injury history might be enough to scare us away, but if we can't get a DE in round 1 and we still want to draft one he might be one of the better options, especially for a LDE that can rush the passer.

And that's funny, but that at least means he shows up versus the run which means he should be fine versus the run at RE, but I'm sure they are just lining him up against the RT to create matchup problems like GT did last year with MJ at times. That is very impressive that he is able to get under a RT's pads and just walk them back, that is a good use of natural leverage and pad level, not to mention some pretty impressive strength. I don't know if he will declare this year but maybe he will. :)

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I agree Wilson's injury history might be enough to scare us away, but if we can't get a DE in round 1 and we still want to draft one he might be one of the better options, especially for a LDE that can rush the passer.

And that's funny, but that at least means he shows up versus the run which means he should be fine versus the run at RE, but I'm sure they are just lining him up against the RT to create matchup problems like GT did last year with MJ at times. That is very impressive that he is able to get under a RT's pads and just walk them back, that is a good use of natural leverage and pad level, not to mention some pretty impressive strength. I don't know if he will declare this year but maybe he will. :)

I re-watched the last Ohio state game and Wilson wasnt even the starter. I dont think he is starting.

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