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Old 03-13-2012, 05:09 PM   #14
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Default Re: Morris Claiborne to the Steelers?

When you draft a corner, you have to draft for scheme as well as talent. Clayborne is a great shutdown corner in college. May be one in the NFL. But the Steelers are primarily a zone D. Almost always and totally. Drafting a corner who is a great shut down corner, even one with the tackling ability of Clairborne, would be a waste of his talents, and probably not a good fit for the team.
All last offseason we got to listen to the "where will namdi go?" drama. Arguably one of the top two cover corners in the NFL. He goes to the Eagles, primarily a zone d. And bangzoom, never heard from again.
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