2020 NFL Combine: Outside Linebacker Prospects, Invites, What To Watch For

2020 NFL Combine: Outside Linebacker Prospects, Invites, What To Watch For

2020 NFL Draft

2020 NFL Combine: Outside Linebacker Prospects, Invites, What To Watch For

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2. K’Lavon Chaisson, LSU 6-4, 250 (EDGE) (1)

Why He’s Here On The List: To nitpick, he’s a wee bit bigger than Wisconsin’s Zach Baun with the idea combination of strength and frame. He looks like what you want in an NFL pass rusher who can work in just about any way on the outside. Tough against the run, too, he can do it all. He’d be a no-brainer top 20 pick, but …

What The NFL Types Want To See: How are his legs? He was knocked out for the year right away with a knee injury as a sophomore, and he was a bit banged up at times last year. He got past the torn ACL in a hurry and looked just fine, but the medical evaluation will be his biggest barrier.

Bottom Line: He’s what you want – if he’s 100% healthy and you don’t worry about him staying that way. Coaches love him, he can rush the passer, and he’ll get his nose dirty when it’s time to deal with the power teams. He’d easily be No. 1 on this list, but …

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