On Pass Rush: Rasheem Green is a different player

Rasheem Green continues to grow into his NFL body in his second year as a pro. A productive rookie preseason signaled promise, but an ensuant ankle sprain was in part responsible for a faltering rookie campaign. But the flash of proficient hand use and the power demonstrated in college are starting to reveal themselves again. … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Rasheem Green is a different player

On Pass Rush: My Big Fat Greek Jadeveon Clowney

Jadeveon Clowney didn’t tally a single sack or quarterback hit against the Cardinals, but the defensive line’s best performance firmly belonged to him. He was the main and consistent pressure generator, and often helped spring second level rushers. While his production doesn’t come as a total surprise, the process in which it arrived bodes as … Continue reading On Pass Rush: My Big Fat Greek Jadeveon Clowney

On Pass Rush: Sacking their BeHeinz

Despite another win, the Seattle Seahawks’ defensive line experienced a bit of a comedown when attacking the passer on Sunday versus the Pittsburgh Steelers. This was to be expected, given their first two opponents' respective offensive line situations. Cincinnati was working with an injured group already wanting for talent, while Pittsburgh boasts one of the … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Sacking their BeHeinz

On Pass Rush: Bengals (Bungles? Feel free to use that)

Pass Rush! The pass was rushed. The Seahawks’ defensive line yielded four sacks, five hits, and consistent pressure on Andy Dalton and his beat up offensive line to help spur Seattle into an in-character messy Week 1 victory. The recently-acquired Jadeveon Clowney had a great first game on short preparation, but Quinton Jefferson was the … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Bengals (Bungles? Feel free to use that)

On Pass Rush: Rostering on the Edge

Jadeveon Clowney! Patience and prudence pay off! John Schneider capped off a near-excellent offseason with the swindling of Bill O’Brien and the Generally lacking Managerial situation in Houston. While Frank Clark pricing himself out of Seattle’s budget was a tough reality to accept, Schneiz and the Guyz were able to, in time and indirectly, turn … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Rostering on the Edge