Derek Wolfe: Breaking Down Why He Is Poised for a Dominant 2013 Campaign

June 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Elvis Dumervil gone, the Denver Broncos need someone to step up.
Defensive end Derek Wolfe has what it takes to be that player.
Wolfe, who was picked 36th in the 2012 NFL draft, registered six sacks in 2012 and he's poised to do more in 2013. Wolfe will likely start the season as Denver's strong-side defensive end (where the tight end is lined up), a position where he gained some experience in 2012 and will get an entire offseason's worth of work.
And now, the 300-pound prodigy has everything in place for a spectacular 2013 campaign.
For starters, Wolfe is strong. The Broncos drafted him as a defensive tackle, but because of the struggles of Robert Ayers and an injury to Jason Hunter, Wolfe was plugged in at defensive end on a decent amount of Denver's defensive snaps.
Wolfe proved to be an impact player there, and with a full offseason's worth of reps as a starter, he should make an even bigger impact. Wolfe can plow offensive linemen and can definitely h...

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