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All I know is he is a Linebacker out of Georgia southern.


April 30th, 2016, 3:28 pm
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Intriguing pick, huge 6ft 3, 245


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Slow in the 40 - 4.8

So much for skill players. This guy was projected to go undrafted

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I saw that he has been training with Derrick Johnson, so there is that. He is basically just a small school stand out with big build and long arms. Probably not to rangy given his 4.77 and 4.82 pro day times.


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http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/ ... id=2556114

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jrd66 wrote:
http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/profiles/antwione-williams?id=2556114



Seems that most of his weaknesses are could be overcome by a decent teacher. Could turn into a decent depth player on running downs.

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I dont know anything about the kid but seems the criticism is in coverage but his size, arm length and workout numbers are decent and that he s a good tackler. Just hypothesizing that he may be someone whose best spot ends up being a two down MLB who can drop back into some zone coverages and use his long arms and hops to take away some throwing lanes over the middle of the field or maybe he has to put on a little bit of weight to get into that 255-260lb range and be an edge rusher. Also, special teams seems to be a big emphasis for Quinn so its possible they just like what he could bring in that area.


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The Legend wrote:
I dont know anything about the kid but seems the criticism is in coverage but his size, arm length and workout numbers are decent and that he s a good tackler. Just hypothesizing that he may be someone whose best spot ends up being a two down MLB who can drop back into some zone coverages and use his long arms and hops to take away some throwing lanes over the middle of the field or maybe he has to put on a little bit of weight to get into that 255-260lb range and be an edge rusher. Also, special teams seems to be a big emphasis for Quinn so its possible they just like what he could bring in that area.

I think I remember reading he played Will linebacker in college, so I think he has a good shot at just taking the Sam in the Lions defense. He's got adequate speed for what the Lions would be asking him to do and he's not bad in coverage outside of foot speed. It would be nice if he could start there at some point this season so Bynes can just stick to being a back up.


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rao wrote:
The Legend wrote:
I dont know anything about the kid but seems the criticism is in coverage but his size, arm length and workout numbers are decent and that he s a good tackler. Just hypothesizing that he may be someone whose best spot ends up being a two down MLB who can drop back into some zone coverages and use his long arms and hops to take away some throwing lanes over the middle of the field or maybe he has to put on a little bit of weight to get into that 255-260lb range and be an edge rusher. Also, special teams seems to be a big emphasis for Quinn so its possible they just like what he could bring in that area.

I think I remember reading he played Will linebacker in college, so I think he has a good shot at just taking the Sam in the Lions defense. He's got adequate speed for what the Lions would be asking him to do and he's not bad in coverage outside of foot speed. It would be nice if he could start there at some point this season so Bynes can just stick to being a back up.



just found this, i guess they like him in zone coverage

STRENGTHS Big boy with legit, NFL size. Efficient with diagnosis and plays with disciplined flow mirroring the runner. Plays with running lane recognition and will step into a lane to deter running back. Won't run himself out of his run fits. Exceptional arm length for the position. Has closing acceleration to create a thwack when he hits. Aware of his tasks in zone coverage. Forced four fumbles in 2015.
WEAKNESSES Could use more bend in his play. Sits on second level too long rather than making pre­emptive strike downhill. Cautious approach prevents him from making more winning plays. Doesn't always play to his length or athleticism. Doesn’t keep pads square to the line while scraping while pad level and narrow base prevent instant change of direction to work back into cutbacks. Has acceleration but might lack true speed.
DRAFT PROJECTION Rounds 6 or 7
BOTTOM LINE Williams' tackle production in 2015 looks great on the resume, but what will intrigue teams is his size and length. While he fills up a stat sheet, there is still plenty of meat that Williams leaves on the bone. The good news is that some of his issues aren't related to physical limitations and he has the tools to improve. Worthy of a third day pick and could fight for a backup spot in 2016.


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