Jets need to re-evaluate Kenrick Ellis Dan Leberfeld
One thing about Jets backup nose tackle Kenrick Ellis – he plays very hard.
Often guys his size (listed at 346 pounds), take downs off.
He doesn’t. He gives you all he’s got.
But if he doesn’t improve his foot quickness, and learn to play with better technique, that motor isn’t going to mean much.
For a guy has big as he is, he’s too often handled by one blocker.
But right now, it seems Rex is doing something he’s too often inclined to do – putting a player on the field to backup his embellishment of the prospect.
Rex claimed the Jets had Ellis as a first round prospect (they got him in the third round). If that is the case, they need to reevaluate how they stack their board.
The Jets should have Ellis lose about 20-25 pounds, and see if that will help his quickness and mobility, and make him more elusive.
6-4, 320 is still plenty big.