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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Draft Rewind 2008 - Duane Brown - Houston Texans

What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about DUANE BROWN: Virginia Tech, 6041 315 5.09. Three-year starter. Former tight end that is naturally athletic. Long arms and big hands. Thick upper and lower body. Good use of hands. Light on his feet. Has a chance to learn and play all five line spots or be a blocking tight end. Versatility will make him valuable to any team. Mobile and strong. Good initial quickness. Strong week at the Shrine game. Demonstrates good body control and balance. Two point stance in pass protection. Quick hands to punch or control in run block. Can stone a pass rusher with his punch to stop a charge. Gets pop and push. Walls off the backside. Effective to block corner support on pull. Good initially. Needs to finish to the whistle. Plays on his feet. Will mirror and slide his feet to wall off edge rusher in pass protection. Solid senior year where he elevated his aggressiveness and techniques. OSR:6/42. 2nd/3rd round (34 1/4, H-10, BP-24, 10-1.78).