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Old 09-14-2007, 12:19 AM   #19
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Default Re: Steelers Regret Not Taking Posluszny?

Originally Posted by RJC View Post
Well, my draft wish list for pick #15 was Adam Carriker. Seeing as though he wasn't there, I wanted us to trade down and take Posluzny. The jury is still out of Timmons, but he just doesn't seam like an ideal fit for what we do within the confines of our defensive system. There aren't many 6'0" 230 lb 3-4 OLBs for a reason. People try and compare him to Greg Lloyd being as though they are similiar sized, but forget to take into account that when Greg Lloyd was drafted and in his prime there were very few 300+ lb O-Lineman. Never mind the 6'6" 340 lb behemoths of todays NFL....
Not to mention that Lloyd played pissed off every down.

However, maybe they are planning on using Timmons in coverage more often...if so you need a more athletic LB.

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