Urlacher: McClellin a better fit at linebacker

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  1. JustAnotherBearsFan99

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    That's a great point. I don't know WHAT you do with him.
     
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    It would be difficult to switch schemes in the middle of the season, that's a pretty big adjustment.
     
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    There could be some instances or down packages tossed in, but that would require mad practice.

    Yeah, it would definitely be an off-season transition thing. Over a couple of seasons, actually.
     
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    I know the Seahawks have an "elephant" position, which is a LB/DE hybrid. Maybe that's something they ought to look into with McClellin. Obviously, that would mean scrapping the philosophy of the defense, as it has been for the past decade, but I think that's something we could live with.
     
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    Yes, I don't see him being some sort of great "rushbacker". He doesn't reek of great quickness, speed, or agility esp. in coverage. I think he is instinctual and can close nice with some speed and the only place conceivable may be MLB but we're pretty full at the inn there so to speak.
     
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    He looks like a kid who was good in college, but nothing special at the pro level. I don't think he'll help us (or any team running any defense) at any position. I figure he'll be out of the NFL in a year or so.
     
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    Stick him on Special Teams. He might have use there. Otherwise, you might be right, 99 - he'll be out of football in a couple years.
     
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    Does anyone think that Emery took him because he heard green bay wanted him as well??
     
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    Maybe not, but "unable to shed a block" was a huge criticism of Urlacher in his career, and he's going to Canton someday.
     
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    Bear Claw, if he did then it's a bigger inditment on Emery then anything b/c GB is not running a 4-3 cover 2.
     

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