Found September 05, 2013 on Phins Phocus:
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    After a successful 2012 season, Jared Odrick showed he was capable of being the first round draft choice that GM Jeff Ireland envisioned him to be. After posting a combined 11 sacks in consecutive season (six in 2011, five in 2012), Odrick showed that he can be a leader on this defense.   Last season Odrick played like a man possessed recording 5 sacks and 35 tackles.  Odrick became an unknown commodity having been forced to play defensive end opposite Cam Wake in Kevin Coyle's 4-3 hybrid defense.  If there was anything to be concerned about last season, it was, can Odrick be a difference maker from the right side and play defensive end.     Going into this season, with the apparent need more pressure up the middle, Odrick dutifully took on the role to get his body in shape for a pounding up the middle as defensive tackle faces centers and guards.  Having played outside as defensive end last season, Odrick has shown his flexibility and versatility to ...
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