Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Roth?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Roth?

    Matt Roth from Iowa is a stud at defensive end. He has magnificant speed to reach the QB but also has the strength to stop the run. He would be a very good fit if we were to start the 3-4.
    "It's not that I'm afraid to die, I just don't want to be there when it happens."

    "Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats."

    "I believe there is something out there watching us. Unfortunately, it's the government."

    "I have bad reflexes. I was once run over by a car being pushed by two guys."

    "I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib."

    Quotes by Woody Allen-----Hehehehehe

  • #2
    Originally posted by Tatortot
    Matt Roth from Iowa is a stud at defensive end. He has magnificant speed to reach the QB but also has the strength to stop the run. He would be a very good fit if we were to start the 3-4.
    if you mean he would be a 3-4 DE, no chance, hes listed as 272 pounds, not enough to hold it up there, plus pass rush ability from DE's in 3-4 is not required, they just need to take up double teams for the linebackers to make the plays and on NFL.com hes listed as running a 4.77 in the 40, i dont think thats really fast enough for a 3-4 OLB either, if we wanted a 3-4 pass rushing OLB, then we would look at demarcus ware or shawn merriman but ware is more likely to be available at our pick
    Member of Warwick University American Football Team in UK
    http://www.warwickwolves.co.uk

    I adopt Erica Weston

    Comment


    • #3
      agreed

      Originally posted by dbdom
      if you mean he would be a 3-4 DE, no chance, hes listed as 272 pounds, not enough to hold it up there, plus pass rush ability from DE's in 3-4 is not required, they just need to take up double teams for the linebackers to make the plays and on NFL.com hes listed as running a 4.77 in the 40, i dont think thats really fast enough for a 3-4 OLB either, if we wanted a 3-4 pass rushing OLB, then we would look at demarcus ware or shawn merriman but ware is more likely to be available at our pick
      IMO, Roth would be a very good pass rushing DE from a 4-3, but if we are looking for a pass rushing OLB for a 3-4 Ware would be a pleasant surprise. The best comparison I heard was Mel Kiper describe Ware in a chat as VERY similar to Peter Boulware.

      Comment


      • #4
        Originally posted by dbdom
        if you mean he would be a 3-4 DE, no chance, hes listed as 272 pounds, not enough to hold it up there, plus pass rush ability from DE's in 3-4 is not required, they just need to take up double teams for the linebackers to make the plays and on NFL.com hes listed as running a 4.77 in the 40, i dont think thats really fast enough for a 3-4 OLB either, if we wanted a 3-4 pass rushing OLB, then we would look at demarcus ware or shawn merriman but ware is more likely to be available at our pick
        I've grown into quite the roth fan over the last few weeks, and i think he's closer to 280 righ tnow, and even though he's mostly known for being a pass rusher, i've read that he's strong against the run. I know he still isn't the prototype size for a 3-4 DE, (and i'm not even gonna consider him as an OLB), but it wouldn't hurt my feelings if we got him, i like how intense he is. I read that in practice he once took robert gallery down and ripped off his facemask, we'd get to see them battle twice a year!

        I like my defensive tackles like I like my women: well over 300 lbs.
        ABWRFRC

        Comment

        Working...
        X