FanPost

The New LB Battle (Post PS week 2)

Carter vs. Conner no more folks!

Seems a couple of things have become absolutely transparent during the first couple weeks of this preseason. One, Victor butler is going to be a big part of our pass rush this year. Two? Conner, though he may be a great option for goal line and base 3-4 situations, chances don't seem very likely he'll see the field much in those 4-3 sets Rob has been putting on display.

IMO, the new battle for snaps is between Conner and Butler. Reasoning? Spencer is on his way back. When he does return, he'll surely man the strong side 4-3 end. This was his natural position in college. The position that warranted him being drafted in the first round. More reasoning? Conner does not seem to have the giddy-up to keep up with receivers across the field like Carter, nor the punch to get after the passer like Butler.

What do you guys think? Should we try and display a better version of Denver's D from last year? They were stout enough to keep Tebow in games. Sure Butler is no Von Miller. But, Dumerville is no Demarcus Ware, Ayers is no Spencer, Tebow is no Romo, and I'd take our secondary to their's any day.

Another user-created commentary provided by a BTB reader.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Blogging The Boys

You must be a member of Blogging The Boys to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blogging The Boys. You should read them.

Join Blogging The Boys

You must be a member of Blogging The Boys to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Blogging The Boys. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker