View Full Version : Robert Ayers: 3-4 DE or OLB?
05-12-2009, 03:54 PM
I've seen in a couple places now that the Broncos plan to use Ayers as a DE in their new 3-4. I've previously chalked it up to the media STILL not understanding that in a 3-4 the DEs are mostly space eaters, not pass rushers.
However, is it possible that this is the actual plan? I'm not very confident in that fit. Can someone confirm?
05-12-2009, 11:13 PM
Last I heard (I'm doing a little more research now) the plan was to use him in multiple ways. Nolan is going to be running a hybrid defense in which guys need to be versatile. They view Ayers as someone who can either stand up as a LB or go be a 3-4 end.
In this article it says that he is practicing both LB and playing on the line.
05-12-2009, 11:20 PM
What is going to happen with Jarvis Moss? He's tall, but probably too light to be a 3-4 DE, right? Will he get a chance at OLB? Will he play at all?
Just wondering..... I have him in a deep IDP Fantasy League.
05-12-2009, 11:42 PM
Well...they were shopping him for a 7th rounder during the draft. I think they view him as a lost cause.
The guys that are currently in the lead as OLB are Darrell Reid and Dummervil. I imagine that Moss is in there somewhere with Bailey, Crowder and Woodyard.
05-13-2009, 01:51 AM
I think Moss is the worst fit out of all the defensive players we have. There is a great chance he is working retail at Colorado Mills come August.
11-21-2009, 04:00 PM
I think Ayers is suited to be a MLB'er
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