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Norwood's # could tip off staff putting him at DE

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can the guy cover well enough to be SLB?

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the last couple of drafts the panthers have drafted alot of players they feel can play more than one position and meeks used alot of different fronts on passing downs last year so norwood fits in along those lines

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can the guy cover well enough to be SLB?

He's decent at coverage, but i can tell you he can't stop the run well enough to be a full time DE..Really think his best position is OLB, especially when he gets brought on a blitz

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can the guy cover well enough to be SLB?

he did play some slb for the gamecocks and is also a good special team player which we can never have enough of

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He's decent at coverage, but i can tell you he can't stop the run well enough to be a full time DE..Really think his best position is OLB, especially when he gets brought on a blitz

he would get swallowed up at end fulltime, what baffles me is that all those 3-4 teams passed him up

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I think we'll use him the way Washington used Orapko last season

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that is by far the most overused phrase around....

pretty sure Meeks just wants guys that can play at a high level. Pretty sure talent is more important to Meeks than size.

Sure talent trumps all, but Meeks wants speed and that usually comes in smaller packages.

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...but wearing # 92 does not automatically mean he's a DE, look at James Harrison or Jesse Armstead (98).

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Fox said in an interview they would start him at the strong-side linebacker position, then move him up if need be, because it is always easier to move forward. I agree it just depends on how well he can cover, plus how well Connor, Williams, and Anderson play. At the end of the day he might be just brought in for passing situations, with charles johnson moving to the dt spot.

The Williams trade will help Norwood out and will help the Panthers if both Godfrey and Martin step up.

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Well no duh. If anybody would read up on Norwood, they would know he excells rushing the pass from the edge.

Also in an interview with fox, on panthers.com, he said Norwood will position isn't in stone.

Most likely he'll see the field this year on passing downs, and special teams as he continues to develop.

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Well no duh. If anybody would read up on Norwood, they would know he excells rushing the pass from the edge.

Also in an interview with fox, on panthers.com, he said Norwood will position isn't in stone.

Most likely he'll see the field this year on passing downs, and special teams as he continues to develop.

Have seen every game he's played in college and..he's a playmaker from either position, but the fact that he isnt all that solid in run support is a "deal-breaker" for him ever starting at DL. I think this year we should use him at whatever position gets him on the field so he can make plays..but for the future..he would make a much better full-time OLB.

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he will be hybid lb/de sort of like orakpo who lines up at slb and de at times
this.

i would like to have him as a rover picking his spots. he'll have his hand in the grass every once in a while but he'll be standing up a whole lot more.

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