Originally Posted by Lucky
I don't know where Mathieu's head is. But he was more than just a returner. Mathieu was one of the best defenders in the SEC. He would be an excellent nickel CB.
No he wasn't. Did you watch him play? Dudes coverage is suspect at best.
He was good blitzing and ok in zone coverage, but he would not be an excellent nickel for us.
I can see safety. Maybe the third safety role that wade likes to use. But he'd get eaten alive in the slot.