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Redefining The Right Tackle Position
touch on the history of why we view the tackle positions the way we do. They both mention the game changing impact of Lawrence Taylor. His ability to impact the game by getting to the QB made every team want to find a player to do the same for them. These from Arrowhead Addict: A Kansas City Chiefs Blog Read more »
NFL draft: What they're saying about the Dolphins, Bears selections of Dion Jordan and Kyle Long (links)
The Miami Herald writes that Jordan is "ready to wreak havoc": Dion Jordan is built like Udonis Haslem. He wants to play like Lawrence Taylor. ... • David Hill of NBC Miami writes about why the Dolphins took Jordan in the first place: Jordan's speed around from Oregon Live Read more »
Dolphins top pick Dion Jordan ready to wreak havoc: 'I have a high motor'
— Dion Jordan is built like Udonis Haslem. He wants to play like Lawrence Taylor. Jordan, the Miami Dolphins' latest first-round selection, arrived in Miami to great fanfare Saturday. Flashbulbs, his general manager and a lucky season-ticket holder were among from HeraldOnline.com Read more »
Giants Can't Resist a Big Man
passing machine piloted by one of the league's most productive quarterbacks. Once known for fearsome linebackers led by Lawrence Taylor and Harry Carson, the current roster features linebackers even NFL geeks would struggle to name.But in selecting Syracuse from Wall Street Journal Read more »
Video: What’s next in the NFL Draft for the Miami Dolphins, and how does Dion Jordan fit in?
mold for destruction. Quaterbacks are going to be very leary when dropping back. Unless this guy turns out to be the next Lawrence Taylor, this was a dumb pick because it wasn’t a need. In a division where we play Tom Brady twice a year, we have zero starting-caliber from Palm Beach Post Read more »