Originally Posted by IDEXAN
We've got some good young prospects to step in for Antonio after he departs like Tim Jamison & Jared Crick. Anyway don't you think it's about time we look to an edge-rusher to take up the slack in pressuring the QB ? The idea of our "2 top" pass-rushers being downlineman in our 3-4 just doesn't make much sense to me ? I'd rather see them use a high-pick on another OLB even with Merciless & Reed than I would a first-rounder on a 3-4 DE.
Texans more often than not configure in a 4-3 not traditional 3-4 so he could play DE while Antonio kicks to DT. Texans spent #26th overall in last years draft on OLB Whitney Mercilus, Brooks the year before #42 in 2nd. Watt, a DE was taken #11 overall in 2011. As I framed it Jones can either bookend Watt 3-4 or replace Barwin 4-3. Athletic monster to compliment Watt he uses his quickness inside, has natural strength/strong hands, and shows desirable passion for football. Datone seems to flash a lot of juice, doesn't take plays off, is explosive, has exceptional rip move, strong base to plant & bull rush. In reality he is one of those ascending prospects come Day One this April probably already off the board.