He is 6-5 245# and a above average athlete. You could tell he needed to get stronger right away, but you could also see how well he moved. He was dinged up middle of the season and that took some reps from him.
Elliott earlier could not keep on weight and was not doing what he was suppose too all the time, he looked to make the big play and free lanced and had snaps taken away on defense. This last year he learned his lesson and was really the last two years productive on special teams and awaiting his chance on defense. He also turned 25 and the problem of keeping weight on should not be as big a deal.
Next would be Reggie Gilbert 6-3 260 some, he played some good snaps in preseason last year, was a OLB convert from playing DE at Arizona. He moves well, has good instincts and held up against the run, another player that a full year of work will help a bunch.
Johnathon Calvin 6-3 266# will play OLB. He has some pass rush and can hold point,.
Another interesting player is Jordan Tripp, he has been hampered with injuries his first couple of years in the NFL but he has excellent change of direction and played pretty well on special teams, he is now listed at 6-4 244#', he has the same speed and ten yard times as Vince Biegel, with a much better short shuttle and 3 cone drill, Vert and had one more rep at 225# coming out.
And a cpl UDFA's, I think the group is better then most think, and it will be competitive.
For me I would much rather give these players as many reps as possible and see who shows up.
If something bad happens you look for other option, but the top four will be just fine and that will come from that group and additional talent inside to go with them and speed behind them.
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