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Old 02-19-2014, 01:28 PM   #23
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Default Re: Was Steve McLendon That Bad? And What About Louis Nix?

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Originally Posted by SteelersCanada View Post
I just don't see the requirement for a two down, space eating player when there are going to be better prospects on the board. I know he helps free up our Linebackers, but this is assuming he even starts in our system. Remember, rookies rarely start.

Mosley is a huge improvement over Williams. Gilbert and Dennard could both easily start right away in the Nickle or even opposite Allen. HaHa gives us a viable 1-2 punch at Safety. I just think that there are better prospects at positions of greater need.
I hear you... but, some counter points:

1. Casey started as a rookie.

2. In today's NFL, passing is indeed more of a factor. But, you have to get teams in third-&-long. Nix ensures that teams can not run on first & second downs (giving themselves third-&-short).

3. Irish Chocolate!!!

(Check out Gilbert's burn-rate. He scares me.)
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