First look at DL for 2011 NFL draft
Originally Published: August 11, 2010By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.
- Evaluating defensive linemen is never easy. Here's what we look for in defensive ends and defensive tackles as we finalize our initial 2011 draft board. (Draft-eligible underclassmen are denoted with an asterisk.)
Defensive endsWhen evaluating defensive ends, it is important to consider all aspects of their games -- pass-rush skills, ability to play the run, versatility and instincts/motor. Here's how we rank the top defensive ends by skill set.
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