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Old 03-05-2013, 10:06 PM   #679
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Mike Shanahan

Originally Posted by Mat'hir Uth Gan View Post
I think the thing to keep in mind though is that he's fast, he's big, and he has ball skills. I don't see any reason at all why a good DC couldn't teach him how to play press man. For example, the Jags' new coach. He has all the skills required to be good. Maybe it takes some time, but once he ran a 4.4 at 6'1, 205, it shows he has the size and athleticism to play any scheme.
If those were the requisites for NFL success, Vernon Gholston would be a 5 time DPOY.

...but maybe Rex isn't a qualified enough defensive mind, eh?
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