NFL Draft 2010: Steelers Should Consider NT Terrence Cody

March 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Steelers locked up Casey Hampton for another three years and can now start looking for an eventual replacement for "Big Snack", possibly in this year's draft.
There are a few intriguing possibilities for Pittsburgh, including Alabama's Terrence Cody in Round Two or Three.
Cody looks the part of a typical 3-4 nose tackle. To say he is large is an understatement.
He is a mountain in the middle of any defense and would fit the Steelers' scheme perfectly.
Cody is practically immovable, and he has the ability to neutralize double-team blocks.
Ideally, teams that employ a nose tackle require that the player have the ability to hold the point of attack and allow the linebackers to make most of the plays.
Cody is able to do this and consistently drives blockers into the backfield.
He doesn't accumulate many sacks, but he will collapse the pocket and flush the action to the defensive playmakers.
He is a menacing tackler who will clog the middle o...

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