Robert Quinn Highlight Video
Top 3 teams Robert Quinn would become dominating player:
1. Dallas Cowboys (#9 pick) – A talented but misguided defense in 2010. Add Jason Garrett an organizational zealot and Rob Ryan the evil twin of Rex Ryan and you already have a potent 1-2 punch. Sprinkle in a little Robert Quinn and your probablylooking at your last to first team for 2011. DeMarcus Ware fetched 15.5 sacks against consistent double and triple teams; are you kidding me? Quinn simply leaning forward on a few downs would take some pressure off Ware. If Dallas drafts Robert Quinn you might as well start the clock on Michael Strahan’s single season QB record because it is in major jeopardy.
2. Houston Texans (#11 Pick) – Texans would need some luck here for Quinn to drop this far. But it could happen if a team shakes the NFL draft early by taking Cam Newton. Then all bets are off as it would likely force a team to trade up for Blaine Gabbert. After the dust settles…you could have Quinn sitting in the Texans lap. It would be a perfect fit. The Texans already possess a potent offense and the defense has some talent of its own. A strong secondary and Mario Williams on one side of defensive line makes this team a complimentary pass rusher away from being the force we thought they would be in 2010. Enter Robert Quinn and new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips. Phillips was instrumental in guiding DeMarcus Ware to elite pass rusher status. Imagine the possibilities with two bookends and defensive guru Phillips attacking vulnerable offenses.
3. San Fransico 49ers (#7) – Another 3-4 defense to my list? Well Quinn has ideal length to fit into 3-4 scheme. Like DeMarcus Ware, he may feel more comfortable standing up. Ware and Quinn have almost identical height and weight. Newly hired defensive coordinator Vic Fangio is conservative with dialing up blitzes. Instead he likes to rely on the defensive front to generate pressure which makes Quinn more valuable. Harbaugh and Fangio could have the 49ers flying around the field this year as the ghost of Mike Singletary fades.
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