Possible Targets For Free Agency & The Draft

By Peter Thompson
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Jan 6, 2014; Pasadena, CA, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston (5) is tackled by Auburn Tigers defensive end Dee Ford (30) during the first half of the 2014 BCS National Championship game at the Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Outside Linebacker:

It’s a little bit difficult for me to address this position. We already have three starters that (I believe) will be on the roster this season. Dwight Freeney, Melvin Ingram, and Jarrett Johnson are probably sticking around. Behind that, you have Tourek Williams, Larry English, and Thomas Keiser. I’m not saying they will all be on the roster, but if they are all retained, that is a pretty full house. I’m having trouble finding a free agent that would be worth signing to that group, that wouldn’t demand one of the three starting roles. If I had to make a guess now, I would say that they will draft another pass rusher, at some point. If we do this in the first two rounds, I like Dee Ford, Kony Ealy, or Kyle Van Noy. I doubt that Khalil Mack, and Anthony Barr will be there. In the later rounds, I would love if we took a guy like Jeremiah Attaochu from Georgia Tech, who could play outside linebacker, or defensive end.