Jeremiah Poutasi

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Jeremiah Poutasi

Post by RAIDERRED » Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:58 pm

Strengths:

Great leg drive
Consistently keeps legs churning through drive blocks
Vastly improved footwork throughout career
NFL-ready build with great build
Nasty, aggressive demeanor
Takes good angles
Good foot quickness, especially for someone his size
Explosive off the line of scrimmage. Gets to the second level quickly
Uses strong hands to latch onto opponents

Weaknesses:

Does not have great hip flexibility, causes him to come out of stance high
Lacks ideal quickness to play left tackle in the NFL
Consistently dips head, causing him to be pulled off balance
Has a tough time dealing with speed off the edge. Takes the right angles but does not have quickness in drops to get back against speed rushers
Gets beat by inside moves
Inconsistent initial punch. Does not use all of his power
Gets caught holding when beat rather than attempting to recover
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"He's a humble kid," notes Brown. "He's a very intelligent kid. He talks about a lot of things other than football. He's interested in a lot of things other than football. But he wants to be the greatest to put on pads, so I'm going to help him get there."

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Re: Jeremiah Poutasi

Post by RAIDERRED » Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:59 pm

Poutasi is a straight-ahead blocker who is trying to make the jump to tackle in the NFL. His athletic limitations will keep him from being a left tackle in the NFL, but he could be a right tackle in a run-first system. His best bet might be moving inside to guard where he can use his huge frame and aggressive drive to blow opponents off the ball.

He struggles to latch on to speed rushers, making a move inside to guard even more likely. Poutasi worked in a two-point stance in college, making him an ideal candidate to work in a spread or option offense in the NFL.

Projection: 6th Round
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Re: Jeremiah Poutasi

Post by 34yearsnow » Thu Apr 30, 2015 4:35 pm

What he brings: He has the size and power to anchor in pass protection, but he can get caught lunging at times and gives up more ground than he should as a 335-pound lineman. His effort is up and down, but when he's aggressive he can dominate at the point of attack and drive defensive linemen off the ball in the running game.
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