OLB - Most people say that this is a strength of our team. I feel it is a weakness. We have good pass rushers and good run stoppers in Hali and Houston. Hali is a natural DE, and Houston looks to be the real thing as a 3/4 LB or you could just say stud that could poss play LB in the 4/3 scheme aswell as be an effective pass rusher off the edge... However we have NO players at LB expecially OLB that can cover TEs or RBs a big problem. If we would switch to the 4/3 we would get Hali back to his natural position, I believe a better fit for our Defensive Line accross the board. We need to bring in an ILB and an OLB that can cover wether we are changing to the 4/3 defense or not.
1 - Hali - Excellent pass rusher, and very good against the run. Natural position 4/3 DE and still feel Hali is a 4/3 DE playing out of position = Why the screen game works so good against KC...
2 - Houston - a very solid all aroud 3/4 OLB. Could have the ability to play LB in the 4/3 scheme as well and would deffeinatly be an effective pass rusher off the edge in the 4/3 alignment...
3 - Jones - Good ST player, average OLB at best, could better as pass rush DE in 4/3 alignment...
4 - Studebaker - Drafted to play 4/3 DE and has never really progressed into the 3/4 role. good depth as 4/3 rush DE...
Decent at the top very average overall, in desperate need of an OLB that can cover... All around look at the team WISH we where changing to a 4/3 look to get our players back into the roles they where originally drafted by Herman Edwards to play...
OLB is a strength of our team.
All the time with the 3/4 (5 votes)
against the run weak against the pass with the 3/4 (1 vote)
Not a strength and really want Hali back at his natural position (2 votes)
Not Horrible Not Great could care less between 4/3 and 3/4 (0 votes)
Needs upgraded but want to stay 3/4... (how to improve without getting rid of Hali) (4 votes)
12 votes total
This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.
More from Arrowhead Pride