2010 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Sean Lee

February 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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Sean Lee (Penn State)
Height: 6-2 Weight: 236
40 Time: 4.74
As one of the smaller linebackers entering the draft, Sean Lee has a lot to overcome, namely the high-toted guys out of Alabama and Florida. When he tore his ACL in the spring of '08, it was doubtful that he would ever reclaim the throne left vacant by fellow teammate Dan Connor. 
The injury left Lee on the sidelines for his to-be senior year, serving as an ad hoc defensive coach, calling plays for his teammates and getting a better general knowledge on how a defense operates as a whole. 
It's Lee's on-the-field diagnostic skills that make him one of the elite inside linebackers coming into April. He is a field operator in the backfield, showing excellent reaction skills at the line and the awareness of a corner in pass coverage. He reads the play with surprising precision, flying to the ball right off the snap.
Lee's time off the field served...

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