Found January 17, 2012 on Bleed Black & Gold:
In Ed Bouchette’s Steelers Chat the question was brought up and Ed seemed to think it was a possibility.  It was later asked how much weight Ziggy would have to gain if he moved to Nose Tackle. Ed projected around 10 lbs.  That would bring Ziggy to around the 310-315 lb range.  He could easily do it.  Ziggy has the frame for the position. Ziggy could do well at the nose.  He has shown since he has been with the Steelers that he is a better run stuffer then advertised.  He is taking on double teams right now at Defensive End.  It would be the same thing at the nose.  Even with the addition of 1o pounds having Hood play the nose would still be a positive for the Steelers.  Hood will still be a 3 down player who can stop the pass and the run.  He will not have to come off the field each time it is a passing situation.  That would be a big lift against teams like New England.  We could keep most of our base defense on the field and still stop the pass. Hood’s play has improved drastica...
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