Originally posted by frankie:
Originally posted by SonocoNinerFan:
Originally posted by irief:
Is there a definitive answer on whether Carradine will be playing DE or OLB? Watching his highlight reel and from his quotes from his pro day, it seems like he is more suited to play OLB in a 3-4. The kid has some impressive speed and seems to explode off of the ball and get after the QB. His forte seems to be rushing passer from the outside, and I'm not sure how taking up blockers as a 3-4 DE is going to suit him. Either way, I'm excited to see what he can do on the field.
Baalke said he'd be a DE on draft day. I haven't heard any different since then. Also, in the photos from practice the other day it looks like he's put on some beef.
This what i've read n seen as well!
As long as they let him come off of the edge, either standing or with his hand in the dirt, often enough. That's where I think he's going to do most of his damage. He's a monster getting after the QB and chasing down runners in the back field. Tying up blockers, which is how our DE seem to be used, would be kind of a waste of his potential.
Also, I was trying to find out if he had put on any weight. Does anyone have any sources on this?