Oakland Raiders: What Will The Defensive Tackle Position Look Like In 2010?

June 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For years the Raiders defensive tackle position has looked bleak.
Tommy Kelly has atleast looked good on paper, but has also received criticism from fans. But regardless of whether you like him or not he is the best we have and shouldn't be asked to do it all by himself.
Now the Raiders defense will look a little more promising with the addition of John Henderson, but how much better?
One of the Raiders biggest problems at defensive tackle is they have shown a tendency to start the season with only three defensive tackles on the active roster. Despite running the 4-3 defense which required two DTs on the field at all times. For example in 2009 they started the season with only Tommy Kelly, Gerrard Warren and Desmond Bryant on the roster, waiting until week ten to add a fourth in William Joseph.
In 2008 they started the season with Tommy Kelly, Gerrard Warren and Terdel Sands, again waiting until mid season to add William Joseph to the roster.
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