T.J. Ward 2010 Rose Bowl Highlights: How Did New Cleveland Browns Safety Fare?

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

T.J. Ward, safety out of Oregon, was selected by the Cleveland Browns with the 38th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.
As I mentioned in my last article, I was skeptical of the pick because USC safety Taylor Mays was still on the board, and I remember what an impact player he was in his games against Ohio State the past two seasons.
I was also skeptical because I did not even remember Ward from the Rose Bowl this past New Year's Day against Ohio State.
I still had the game on my DVR and decided to go back and watch it and let you know some of Ward's highlights.
First Quarter
Ward's stat line for the game: 10 total tackles, six solo, four ast, 0 INT, 0 FF. During the starting lineups Ward was listed as a "rover"...though he often lined up deep as a free safety. He also lined up as an OLB and covered the slot receiver (typically Dane Sanzenbacher). First play of the game, Ward lowered his shoulder and delivered quite a shot on DeVier Posey on a ...

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