ok, wtf? TWO Edge-rushers for the Redskins? Do you even know who is on the Redskins' roster? I was gonna comment after the first one, but decided not to. However, A SECOND EDGE-RUSHER? Preston Smith is quite good and only 23. The Redskins signed Kerrigan to a big contract extension. Clearly the top two spots are on lockdown. Question mark: Junior Galette. Can he return from a second torn achilles and provide a spark at DPR? We'll see, but he's more than just a journeyman edge rusher. Now, would it be nice to have some more depth? Sure, but that doesn't mean the Redskins should bypass their glaring needs at LG, C, and DL, GLARING needs, just to get DEPTH. Not a starter, but DEPTH. Safety, ILB, and RB. Just some more positions of need for you.
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Posted Sept. 20, 2010
Arkansas vs. Georgia
15 Ryan Mallett QB
45 D.J. Williams TE
65 Demarcus Love T
42 Justin Houston OLB
1st - 14:34 - Out of control ... has a narrow base and gets
forced off balance
1st - 14:11 - Poor footwork and crosses over feet ... no kick
1st - 12:36 - Bends at waist way too much
1st - 7:45 - Doesn't keep feet under body ... bends at waist
and gets off balance here when blocking 3-tech
1st - 7:12 - Raw footwork
1st - 5:50 - Takes a couple falst steps ... feet are very raw again ... doesn't
understand angle ... narrow base
1st - 5:17 - Tries to use all hands and size ... feet get out from underneath
him and gets off balance ... shows athleticism to readjust ...
1st - 4:33 - Bends at waist and beat to outside ... footwork is terrible ... very raw
Very raw still in 2nd qtr
2nd - 0:21 - Gets beat inside
3rd - 14:50 - Shows a lot of strength on hand slap ... uncomfortable in space ... lacks
balance ... not smooth ... bends at waist and falls on drive block in 2nd
3rd - 2:39 - Lacks quickness ... gets completely beat ... slow out of stance ... takes a
false step ... gets saved by RB blocking
Love is on the ground a lot ... really bad sign for an OL prospect
4th - 10:20 - Overanticipates and gets beat inside
1st - 14:11 - Gets a very nice jump on the football here ...
3rd - 2:39 - Elite first step ... very quick off the ball ... athletic
1st - 14:11 - Dangeous pass across body/across field over the middle
1st - 12:36 - Blown coverage by #31 for Georgia ... all 11 players in
box ... routine touchdown pass - too easy
1st - 7:11 - Reads blitz and checks down effectively
1st - 1:06 - Nice touch pass on go route ... reads 1v1 coverage with
size advantage ... Receiver makes a very nice catch. Intelligent throw with
good loft and good timing by Mallett
2nd - 15:00 - Poor job of selling PA toss ... wide open throw to TE
over middle with no pressure.
2nd - 0:46 - Clean pocket ... Ball is a little high but receiver
goes up and makes a nice play ... solid throw.
2nd - 0:38 - Ball is behind WR ... should have been a Pick-6 ... Mallett never
even read the free safety who had a break on the ball ... poor field
2nd - 0:26 0 Smart decision to kill ball on busted screen
2nd - 0:21 - Incomplete pass ... not even close
The vast majority of Mallett's completion are underneath drag routes with receivers
that are wide open on mismatches ... I'm just not impressed with the level
of difficulty in this offense at times.
3rd - 8:58 - Overthrew wide open WR that would have been for a big gain
3rd - 8:08 - Ball is too high, behind WR on quick out
3rd - 2:07 - Ball delivered too late ... LB jumps on it for pass breakup ... ball should have been out
before receiver broke on route
3rd - 0:17 - Touchdown pass to wide open receiver ... I'm not impressed with this pass. Great play call by Petrino
4th - 10:20 - (3rd and 3) Horrible pass on screen ... receiver was open with space and throws it at his feet
4th - 5:52 - Receiver goes up and makes a play for Mallett ... nice touch and timing again on go route to sideline, but Jake Locker doesn't
have a receiver that can go up and get the football like this.
4th - 5:45 - Ball comes out late ... too high ... receiver was wide open ... Mallett gets very anxious with pressure and usually has a clean
pocket to throw in
1st - 13:33 - Shows some physicality as an in-line blocker here, but small
and doesn't have much strength
1st - 7:07 - Good job hanging onto football after hit