Originally written August 06, 2014 on Football Nation:
The best thing for Tyson Alualu this season is he feels healthy. The defensive lineman has been a nice surprise for Gus Bradley and the Jaguars defense this training camp, which means Alualu, a fifth-year player and the in the final year of his rookie contract, knows there is some competition at his position and a need for the veteran to step up and keep his job.This year, especially, it will not be easy.The Jaguars were supposed to be modest players in free agency, but did a complete overhaul of the defensive front four.Chris ClemonsRed BryantZiggy HoodThey all signed contracts to come to Florida and play for Bradley and his system. For players like Alualu, who will always be connected to the Draft that could have landed Tim Tebow, it is now that he must step up and claim his place with this franchise.Add to the fact that Ryan Davis, Chris Davis and Andre Branch have been impressive and there is more reason this season for the California product to make it all happen.Alualu said on...
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