Originally Posted by TRH
i appreciate Hampton's 'run-plugging' ability but we have GOT to cut the age on this defense. We need more strength, speed, and youth on that DL. We're not getting to QB's and we're not manhandling offensive lines. THEY are manhandling our defensive lines.
Pretty much. That starts, and ends, with Casey Hampton not requiring double-teams and being manhandled by centers one-on-one, which is unacceptable. He doesn't have the strength or speed that forces two guys on him, something that McLendon has done on almost every snap he's played.