Posts Tagged ‘Robert Quinn’

Will I Am?

Sunday, February 20th, 2011
Justin Houston

Justin Houston shows some 3-4 OLB skills covering a Florida WR.

In the NFL, all linebackers are not created equal. Either through skills or build, some prospects are better suited for the 4-3 and others for the 3-4. Some will play on the left side, while others will line up on the right.

Each of the four linebacker positions in the Patriots defensive scheme has different responsibilities, and general characteristics required to carry out those duties.

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Open Thread: Pass Rushers

Sunday, January 2nd, 2011
Robert Quinn

Does Robert Quinn make our list of top pass-rushers for the Patriots?

If there is one thing that is clear going into a draft over months away, it’s that Patriots fans want a defender that can rush the passer. We’d like to hear which DE’s and OLB’s have tripped your trigger over the 2010 NCAA season and during the bowls.

Give us your top three pass-rushers, and of course, why you think the Patriots will draft them. As always, we’ll get things started…

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Ten NFL Draft Prospects to Watch

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
Adrian Clayborn

Adrian Clayborn headlines a list of ten NCAA players for a Patriots fan to watch for the 2011 NFL Draft.

With all of the 2010 Draft Picks signed and in camp, it is officially time for NEPD to start focusing on the 2011 NFL Draft.  We’re going to start things off by giving Patriots fans 10 NFL Draft Prospects to watch that would fit in the New England system and fill some immediate or future needs.

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Robert Quinn Scouting Report

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

QB / RB / FB / WR / TE / OT / OG / C/ DT / DE / HYB / OLB / ILB / CB / S / PK

Robert Quinn, DE/OLB, North Carolina (Junior)
Height: 6’5″
Weight: 260
Projection: 1st Round

Last Updated: January 30, 2011

Strengths:
Incredible burst and athleticism – Quick off the snap – Very productive as a sophomore – Decent run stopper – Sheds blockers well – 4.5 speed is elite for a DE/OLB.

Weaknesses:
Needs to add some bulk to play DE, or work on coverage as OLB – Prior benign brain tumor could cause concern – Not very diverse in rush moves, could add a bull-rush – Runs himself out of the play on occasion – Not a lot of production vs. elite competition – Will not play in 2010.

Combine:

2009 Stats:
11 Sacks / 19 TFL







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