February 10, 2012 | Posted by Ryan McCrystal http://draftace.com/blog/2012/02/10/why-stamina-is-crucial-for-nose-tackles/ It’s not easy to move around when you weigh 330 pounds. The mere fact that some NFL nose tackles are able to take the field every Sunday is a testament to their incredible conditioning. But even among these elite athletes, there is a tipping point where production diminishes. In 2012, there were seven defensive linemen listed at 330 pounds or more who started at least 10 games. In an effort to determine just how valuable stamina was to their performance, I attempted to find their collective tipping point. Note, so does josh brent have great stamina?