Originally written on Buffalo Wins  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Yeah, I don't know much about Alan Branch. I've heard all the stuff about how he fits the hybrid defense and adds a lot of depth. I could try and lie and pretend to know who this guy is, but I don't play that way. Instead, I decided to ask someone who has covered him to find out what the deal is with him. I decided to reach out to Matthew over at Seahawks Addict and Tyler Nickel over at Revenge of the Birds to see how Branch's tenure went with his former teams. First up is the Seahawks POV.. 1) What are his strengths and weaknesses?  Can you talk about his play when it came to rush defense and pass defense?  He's strongest against the run and usually does a good job of clogging running lanes and stopping ball carriers, but he had a few games where he couldn't seem to hold the point of attack if his life depended on it.  That said, whenever he wasn't on the field opposing offenses had a lot of success running at whoever happened to be filling in for him on the defensive line....
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