chris98251 wrote:He could be as impactful as Donald if his head is on straight, but that and conditioning has been the issue. Maybe some humble pie has helped. 27 Games since what 2016 played and 26 years old, he has a lot left if Pete can push the right buttons. Dunbar, Aldon Smith, Nkemdiche, plus our carry overs and then Hyder, the D line on paper looks disruptive and full of pass rush.
I was going to post almost the exact same thing Chris. I Love this signing as IMHO, he can be "Aron Donald Lite."
But he's not a "football player," doesn't love the game, just where it can get him. He's one of the most ripped DL there ever was, but the reason he lasted until #29 was his head. "I'm going to buy a Panther as soon as I'm drafted."
I actually smiled when AZ drafted him because I felt it was a wasted pick. But like you say, maybe losing the NFL for a year plus has motivated him to be a great player...at least until he can get another big contract..preferably with a someone else.