Originally Posted by rooler
What so you don't Perry or Ingram are no better than Spencer ?
boy I do
Perry is a pure speed edge pass rusher. I question his ability to hold the edge and stay strong against the run. Unless hes adding bulk, I think he may get engulfed by a lot of RT's in the NFL when gong 1 on 1.
Ingram has the opposite problem. Hes pretty huge for the position at 275. I question his ability to play in space against NFL RB's and TE's. However, if he shows up at the combine 10lbs lighter and shows fluid hips and good agility I would definitely consider him.
People see Spencer's lack of sacks and automatically assume hes bad. There is a lot more to the position that just sacks. Spencer is great against the run and does a pretty good job covering the flat and dropping back. These things go very overlooked.
This is why Im an advocate of keeping Spencer and drafting a pass rushing specialist for obvious passing downs and late in games when we are up. If we can keep Spencer and get a McClellin/Irvin/Lindsay in the 3rd or 4th round I think it would definitely improve our D.