The search for an impact 5-technique brings our focus to Ohio State defensive lineman, Dre’Mont Jones. IntroductionAt nearly 6’3” and 281 pounds, Jones was an electric and productive defensive tackle for OSU, totaling 8.5 sacks and 13 tackles for loss in 14 games. He did not test well at the combine, registering average jumps to … Continue reading Hunting for 5-Techs: Dre’Mont Jones
The pursuit of a 5-tech continues. In this draft series’ first installment, we looked at Michigan's Rashan Gary. For the next installment, defensive lineman Charles Omenihu of Texas will be put under the microscope. Omenihu offers a variety of traits and capabilities that are sure to have caught the Seahawks’ attention and can be had … Continue reading Hunting for 5-Techs: Charles Omenihu
The Seattle Seahawks are on the hunt for a new 5-technique. After one full season of Michael Bennett’s departure, the team has yet to find a clear replacement. 2018 saw the coaching staff “platoon” the position with a cast of players. Recently-drafted defensive lineman Rasheem Green showed promise in his inaugural NFL preseason, but an … Continue reading Hunting for 5-Techs: Rashan Gary
If you didn’t know, late season matchups featuring the Seattle Seahawks hosting the Arizona Cardinals have a funny way of playing themselves out. In the latest installment of this enduring classic, replete with the former shooting itself in the foot with sloppy play and bizarre mishaps, the Seahawks snapped their three year streak of losing … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Sacking the Memory of Bruce Arians
Swelling like an over-pumped balloon and failing to burst with pressure until the fourth quarter, the Seattle Seahawks' defensive line mimicked its performance against the Nick-Mullens-quarterbacked-49ers just two weeks prior. Jarran Reed led the way yet again, deconstructing San Francisco’s interior line with Frank Clark close behind in impact. In total, the team ended the … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Maybe Block Jarran Reed?
The Vikings visited Seattle this week with their offense burdened by one of the league’s worst offensive lines. This happens to be a terrible marriage for a quarterback who, save for that one time in week 9 of the 2017 season, wilts under pressure. On Monday night, the Seahawks didn’t quite put the hurt on … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Getting Other Coaches Fired Edition
The reunion between Richard Sherman and the Seattle Seahawks had the former’s teammates flying back to San Francisco with their tails between their legs. This had a lot to do with the pressure brought on the 49ers quarterback du jour, Nick Mullens. A three-sack day is a respectable total, but nothing to write home about … Continue reading On Pass Rush: Nick Mullens is Sore