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This is the kind of signing Mickey would do after the draft. If he comes here, it is for depth.
 

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I think John Abraham is a little passed his prime, and as you already mentioned he tends to get injured
 

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So, you think this guy could drop back in coverage? I'm not of that opinion. Just because you're a good 4-3 DE doesn't mean you can be a 3-4 OLB.
 
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So, you think this guy could drop back in coverage? I'm not of that opinion. Just because you're a good 4-3 DE doesn't mean you can be a 3-4 OLB.
yeah, he is very light on his feet, not a heavy plodder, his move is usually speed and he is very fast , I would bring him in, see if he wants to and work him out as a LB, if he does well , sign him
 

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At his age, given what he's accomplished over the course of his career, I doubt he's going to voluntarily come to a team as a FA and switch to OLB in a 3-4.
 

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So, you think this guy could drop back in coverage? I'm not of that opinion. Just because you're a good 4-3 DE doesn't mean you can be a 3-4 OLB.
It doesn't matter. If he comes here it will be to play around 15-20 snaps per game, on blitz situations. He was already doing that in Atlanta.
 

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Abraham had injury problems last year? He played a load of snaps for the Falcons, the problem is he wants an insane amount of money, and is likely at the point that he is merely a pass rusher only. It would be nice if he lasts until after the draft giving him a dose of reality, and we can sign him to a reasonable deal. He and Galette pass rushing from opposite sides in Nickel would be unbelievable.
 

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He played OLB as a Jet in a 3-4 system, but that is also why he left the Jets to come to Atlanta. He wasn't happy about it and wanted to be a 4-3 DE (which at that point in his career was a smart move).
 
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Abraham will go to a contending team with a 4-3.

Not to an ex-rival coming off a 7-9 season and boasting a new 3-4 defense loaded with the same bad players from last year's defensive debacle.
 

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