Originally posted by coeliyian:
Originally posted by WookieOftheYear:
I could see him having a huge drop off, or other teams figure out how to stop him after watching an offseason of tape. But if they are doubling him and designing crap to stop him, maybe justin smith goes off this year.
Im calling right now, this dude is gonna have 2 sacks next year.
If you're predicting 2 sacks for Aldon then you're predicting he gets hurt. It's ridiculous to think his production in a full time role playing behind Justin Smith will drop that much.
Get a grip people. Lawrence Taylor was a crack head and he's one of the greatest pass rushers of all time. What guys do outside of football doesn't change if they can play the game.
Aldon Smith is just scratching his potential as a player. IIRC he's been playing football since junior year of high school. He essentially had 3 years of college ball, one being red shirt and one being almost half a year due to injury. No offseason last year to learn from the coaches/vets and he still put up those numbers after not really seeing the field much the first 3 games.
Don't get it twisted. Aldon Smith is for real, he just needs to stay healthy and stay out of trouble and the production will be there.