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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Marcell Dareus, Third Pick in the 2011 NFL Draft

Dareus, Marcell Alabama 6031 319 4.93

Drafted as the 3rd Pick in the 1st Round by the Buffalo Bills
Junior entry. Two-year starter. A versatile long armed power
player who is strong in the run game and disruptive as a pass
rusher. Locks out and controls the pass protector with his strong
hands. Plays in a controlled contain rush scheme, but is quick
enough to release and bounce outside to make a play. Doesn’t
stay blocked. Plays square with his toes pointed to the goal line.
Has strong power base in the run game. Thick and explosive
lower body. Quick arm over move when turned loose to rush the
passer. Sudden lateral quickness to close down the inside running
lanes. Athletic and quick on loop, angle, and slant stunts. Uses
offensive linemen like a “shiver board” skating down the line.
Explosive punch and uncoil power. Good instincts with quick
reactions. Can feel pressure and react on the move.

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