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Tony Hills saw action in 3 games in 2016 as a backup, registering only 52 total snaps, per ProFootballFocus, which was not enough to earn a 2016 NFL1000 season grade or ranking.

Hills was a fourth-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, where the Pittsburgh Steelers selected him 130th overall out of Texas. Facebook live chat Hills was released by Pittsburgh prior to the 2010 season and went on to have stops in Denver (2011); Indianapolis (2012); Buffalo and Oakland (2013); Miami and Dallas (2014); Carolina and Baltimore (2015), before catching on in New Orleans midway through the 2015 season.

Hills possesses good length and is thick through the upper and lower body. Spring training 2016 yankees He has good athletic ability, which is evident when watching the type of range and change of direction he has in pass protection. Dripping springs tx 78620 He has decent overall play strength, but when Hills gets in trouble in pass protection, it is because of a lack of patience and inconsistent weight distribution when needing to anchor. Sales pitch deck He displays adequate power and explosion at the point of attack in the run game, but struggles to consistently seal the edge on outside runs or cut off the backside when the run goes away.

Doug’s Quick Take: Hills allowed a sack, a quarterback hit and a quarterback hurry on just 37 pass-blocking snaps in 2016. Baseball drills for 9 year olds Not great numbers, and he projects as a player in need of a lot of development. Fantasy football names funny Backup swing tackle at best.

It was a complete surprise to see Bradley Sowell as the starting left tackle for the Seattle Seahawks after being out of football in 2014 and taking only 33 snaps in 2015. Basketball wives la season 5 episode 6 Sowell started 10 games total (six at left tackle and four at right tackle). Baseball field positions Sowell lacks the lower body strength and power to create movement off the point of attack and sustain blocks in the run game.

He simply does not possess the consistency in his pass set, nor the bend to be able to leverage, anchor and hold up in pass protection. Japanese landscape design With the emergence of rookie George Fant at left tackle, you can only suspect Sowell’s days as a full-time starter are done and wherever he ends up signing, it will be as depth.

Doug’s Quick Take: Sowell was an abject disaster for the Seahawks in 2016, but the fault lies with a coaching staff that believed he was qualified to be a starting tackle on either side at the NFL level. Slo pitch ontario Sowell has always been a magnet for high pressure totals, and he simply doesn’t have the athleticism or range to play the tackle position against elite speed or power rushers. Pitch diameter As a backup guard, he’d be okay.

Despite not missing a game in his first four seasons, the best way to describe Matt Kalil’s career after five seasons is inconsistent. Fabric material types The Minnesota Vikings were intrigued with the elite traits Kalil possessed coming out of USC and they selected him fourth overall in 2012.

Kalil had a solid rookie season and was named to the Pro Bowl, but sustained knee injuries that required offseason surgery. Paving expert forum Kalil would not miss any action as a result, but his mobility and overall agility took a significant hit and he did not possess the skill set to compensate for two of the major traits that made special.

Throughout his career, Kalil’s major issue has been inefficient footwork in both the running game and in pass protection. Facebook search for people without logging in Kalil consistently wastes foot movement, which often leads to being out of position, especially when needing to gain hand placement. Facebook live from computer Every few plays, you see the flashes of what could be, but there just isn’t much consistency.

Kalil only played in two games in 2016 before he was placed on injured reserve with a hip injury that required surgery and ended his season. Small front porch designs At 27 years old, if Kalil’s medical checks out, he is worth kicking the tires on, especially if the deal is team friendly.

Doug’s Quick Take: At USC, Kalil was a highly athletic blocker who lacked power. Pavestone play sand It seemed at first that he would take to an NFL conditioning program and work out the kinks. Drip drop taemin mp3 But I have seen few NFL players regress as much as Kalil has over the last two full seasons. Auburn softball camp Kalil struggles mightily off the edge, he can’t create an arc around the pocket consistently, and he’s vulnerable to inside counters. Small garden design ideas Perhaps a new coaching staff can turn him around, as he does have talent, but he should not be projected as a starting lineman until he can reverse his alarming regression.

The path to the NFL doesn’t get much more obscure than Ty Nsekhe’s. Facebook live for android He went undrafted in 2009 out of Texas State and made four stops in the Arena Football League between 2009 and 2012 before finally getting a shot with the Indianapolis Colts in 2012.

Nsekhe then bounced around with the Rams from 2012-2013, was released and signed with the Saints in 2014; was released and spent time with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League in 2014; was then signed by the Redskins in 2015 but was released and made another stop in the Arena League with the Los Angeles Kiss in 2015 before signing with the Redskins again and spending part of 2015 and all of 2016 in Washington.

Nsekhe possesses many of the physical traits front offices love for left tackles to have. Softball savings Filling in for perennial Pro Bowler Trent Williams as he served a suspension, Nsekhe amassed four games of impressive starting tape at left tackle.

He also saw extensive time throughout the season at right tackle due to in-game injuries. Espn fantasy football draft rankings Nsekhe registered 385 total plays in 2016 and surrendered only one quarterback sack. Football rankings He did not necessarily make the impactful highlight reel blocks we are accustomed to from Williams, but the journeyman displayed tremendous strength, power and explosion that consistently created movement at the point of attack, while showing the footwork to reach and seal the edge on outside runs.

Overall, Nsekhe is a fit in any scheme. Espn fantasy football app He has been coached up by one of the best offensive line developers in the game in Bill Callahan, and his contract will not break the bank for teams looking to upgrade either tackle spot.

Doug’s Quick Take: NFL teams, your blocking steal of the 2017 free agency class is right here. Frances bean cobain age Kudos to Washington’s front office (led by the brilliant Scot McCloughan) for unearthing and developing this gem. Baseball america top 100 prospects 2016 Nsekhe is a best fit with run-heavy teams in which elite agility is not required of tackles, but he’s got the potential to go just about anywhere and succeed. Rawlings He’s great with his hands, he turns quickly to face the defender and he’s got an appealing nasty streak. Drip coffee grind Watch his Week 10 game against Minnesota’s outstanding defensive line if you want to see how good he can be.

Andrew Whitworth is the heavy cream that has risen to the top of a lackluster free agent left tackle crop. Polyester fabric Whitworth started 164 games in his 11 seasons with Cincinnati, and despite being 35 years old, Whitworth has not missed a game since 2013. Pixel pitch Whitworth has been selected to the Pro Bowl three times (2012; 2015; 2016) and was named First-Team All-Pro in 2015.

In 2016, Whitworth displayed great range, covering a ton of ground while protecting the left side of the Bengals offensive line. Landscape ontario jobs Whitworth kept defenders off balance by switching up his pass sets (i.e. Small garden design plans creating space between him and edge rushers or picking his spots to aggressively jump-set, which allowed him get his hands on defenders at the line of scrimmage). Softball camps Whitworth’s savvy in pass protection played a key role in the veteran bookend surrendering only four quarterback sacks and 11 total pressures all season, per ProFootballFocus.

As efficient as Whitworth is in pass protection, there is no dropoff in the production of his run blocking. College softball scores Whitworth shows tremendous competitive toughness and physicality in the running game, he absolutely tries to maul and finish off blocks in a nasty manor. Fantasy football news The slight dropoff I saw in Whitworth’s run blocking from 2015 to 2016 was the lack of power through his base to consistently drive through stalemates.

He does all the dirty work that at times goes unnoticed. Pitch diameter chart Watching Whitworth over the years, 2016 being no exception, there is nothing that stands out as being textbook or that looks pretty, but what he does is effective and has proven to be consistent, not in only in ability but in availability as well. Facebook search Overall, Whitworth is still a good left tackle in the NFL and would be a welcomed upgrade for many teams in the market for at the position.

Doug’s Quick Take: When I watch Whitworth play, I’m always a bit gobsmacked, because he’s not especially quick to the edge, or agile when dealing with counters. Ancestry reviews But he’s among the most technically proficient and perfect blockers I’ve ever reviewed. Garden inspiration Few, if any tackles better understand leverage and angles, and he’s always in the right place at the right time. Youth basketball teams near me Any team would be lucky to have Whitworth, but he’d be especially beneficial to a young line in need of on-field guidance.