While he was defensive coordinator of the New England Patriots, Matt Patricia was known for using a number of defensive looks to confuse opponents.
The more things change, nike nfl jerseys differences the more they stay the same. As Dave Birkett reported for the Detroit Free Press, the Lions featured a lot of both odd- and even-man fronts on the practice field in OTAs.
Edge-rusher Ziggy Ansah, who is easily the Lions’ most effective sack artist, watched most of OTAs from the sidelines. But Patricia singled out the 29-year-old as a player who is buying whole-heartedly into the new scheme.nfl women jersey
“Ziggy’s actually probably one of the first guys I met when I got here,” Patricia said. “So he’s been great, really hard working, kind of just dialed in, focused. He can be quiet at times, which is fine, but to be honest with you, he’s really into everything right now.nfl china jerseys nike He’s really trying to learn at a high pace. Very professional, very much so trying to perfect his craft and what he does and learn to do some of the things that we’re doing that may be a little bit different. But he’s been great.”
That’s most assuredly a good thing, as Patricia will be counting on Ansah to collapse the pocket from both a defensive end and outside linebacker spot at times in 2018.nfl teams jerseys