Undersized LB, 6-1 218. Playmaker. Saw him listed at 4.46 speed
Might make the move to Safety on Sundays? Woodson made the same move.
War Room analysis
Strengths: Has great height, muscle and immovable bulk. Has a broad wingspan, which makes it very difficult to get by him in pass protection. Uses long arms to ride rushers wide and away from the play. Shows good body control. Sets quickly in pass protection. Swallows defenders as a run blocker.
Weaknesses: Is a below-average athlete. Struggles to reach the linebackers. Struggles to get position quickly as a run blocker. Plays too calmly and needs to get tougher. Lacks power for his size. Doesnít finish off blocks with authority.
Bottom line: Petitti has been starting for the Panthers since his redshirt freshman season. He has great size, good technique and serious experience. He isnít a great athlete, but his skills are good enough that he should emerge as a solid NFL starter. He is a certain Day 1 selection.