Originally Posted by pete74
i made the comment about Hightower being a 2 down lb'er a few weeks ago and agree with him. he would be awesome at stuffing the run but is a liability against the pass
We like to keep our base defense in on 3rd and long though. I could see him being very useful in our 5 linebacker set but you can count how many times we use that per game on 1 hand. A 1st round pick should be able to contribute all the time. Would you use a 1st on a fullback or a nickel corner?