Palaie Gaoteote IV

Defense Is Key In Lions 2021 Mock Draft

The Detroit Lions have been a disappointment since hiring Matt Patricia as Head Coach. General Manager Bob Quinn, along with Matt Patricia, are both expected to be in new situations next season. While it's still too early to predict what the Lions will do in the 2021 NFL Draft, I still think we can look at potential fits in a mock draft. Team needs and positional concerns are becoming much clearers the season progresses. Be sure to follow NFL Draft Lounge for more coverage on the Detroit Lions and the 2021 NFL Draft. As always, you can find us on social...

USC’s Palaie Gaoteote IV Is A Solid Mid-Round Linebacker

In a typical defense, there are several key factors that you look for in an inside linebacker. He needs to be able to patrol the field in zone coverage. He'll need to be able to maneuver the field with a good sense of lateral agility as he reads the quarterback's eyes. Additionally, a good inside linebacker needs to be a solid option at stopping the run. If he can plug running lanes and locate the ball carrier in traffic, there's typically a good chance of success. Finally, he must be able to rush the passer and put pressure on...

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2022 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Clemson CB Andrew Booth Jr

The 2021 College Football season isn't going the way that Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney had imagined it would....

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