What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DWIGHT FREENEY: Syracuse, 6006 266 4.53. A
shorter than ideal 4-3 right end with a solid build, good strength, and
excellent speed. Extremely productive — led the nation in sacks as a senior.
Very quick off the ball. Attacks with good lean. Can penetrate gaps and disrupt
blocking schemes. Protects his legs well. Plays with good knee bend and balance.
Quick with his hands but is slow to shed blocks — can get tied up and leveraged
out. Has a great initial burst off contact to chase plays away. Locates quickly
and takes good pursuit angles. Dynamic pass rusher who pressures the edge really
well. Gets ridden wide too often but he is explosive in his close on the
quarterback once he turns the corner. Light on his feet. Agile. Can spin with
good control. Could project as a linebacker — has some experience dropping into
coverage. Impressed at the Senior Bowl before suffering an ankle injury during
practice. More of a pass rusher than all-around player but should be effective
in that area as a pro.