The trend to be thin is in. That is of course if you are an inside linebacker. Maybe thin is a bad adjective to use, but lighter certainly isn't. The further we get away from 2012 NFL, the more the selection of Miami linebacker Sean Spence by the Pittsburgh Steelers makes sense.
Linebackers coach Keith Butler laid down the reasoning behind the selection of Spence, who weighed in at the NFL combine at 231 pounds, on day two of the draft. When Butler was asked if Spence was a BUCK linebacker, he we went into great detail with his answer. "I wouldn’t call him a buck, no. The buck linebacker has Read more [...]