2011 NFL Draft: Phil Taylor and the South Day One Defense

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2011 NFL Draft: Phil Taylor and the South Day One Defense
The massive defensive tackle from Baylor looked good in weigh-ins and followed it up with a solid performance on the field.
He can clog up running lanes with ease and also displayed some rush moves; he showed good feet for a man his size in drills.
Arizona defensive end Brooks Reed turned some heads with his pass rush ability, including a besting of Derek Sherrod. The Wildcat showcased a nice set of pass rush moves and will be a player to watch as the week continues.
Texas A&M's Von Miller is likely facing a position change next season after weighing-in at 237 pounds and it will take time to see if he can truly play in space. If he gets the opportunity for one-on-one's in pass rush though, look out.
Miami's Allen Bailey physically looks as good as any but has yet to make a true impact on the field. Much too often does he disappear and he cannot afford to keep doing that in Mobile.
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