Originally posted by sfout:
Originally posted by OnTheClock:
Originally posted by thuglife619:Hey OTC what you think about jayron hosley from va tech? Is he more of a second rounder?
Seems more like a Nickel CB to me. Probably more of a late 2nd-3rd right now. Either way, I don't think he's really a fit for us. We need size and/or speed (with adequate size) at CB.
I still feel like Culliver is a waste at CB and should be our starting safety if Goldson walks. Culliver's speed, size, and range make him an excellent safety. But at CB his problem is getting his head turned. He has the physical tools and coverage ability down, but his problems playing/looking for the the ball when he has back turned running with the receiver is going to lead to a lot of PI penalties and missed interceptions that could change games.
He was a tremendous safety because his field of vision was changed and he could see much more. With the play in front of him Culliver is more dangerous.
If they intend to keep him at CB, I hope they fix his tendency to play the receiver instead of the ball. The only reason he isn't starting over Brown right now is because of the issues just stated.
I didn't see this critique earlier when I posted and you are completely right. I've just kind of turned a blind eye to his experience at safety and trusted the staff with the decision to keep at corner. I wish there was some film to watch of him at safety. I'm almost itching for them move him to safety if we draft a CB like Minnifield.
I think if we keep Goldson, Culliver might start at CB next year. I have heard rumors that he is expected to do just that in 2012. I think the staff believes he is starting CB material. He has the tools, but he has to take the coaching and adjust. If he can, he'll be a good NFL corner who will make a great safety late in his NFL career.
There aren't many 6-0 200 4.38 DB's out there, but Cully is one.