There’s been some confusion over the past year as to just what Ras-I’s injury history has been, with Reiss saying he had no issues until his senior year of college. Bedard however sheds some light that it’s been a little more than that.
As a high school junior, he broke his hand. As a senior, he battled a knee injury. In his freshman year in college, Dowling missed a showdown against Southern Cal with a hamstring injury and left the North Carolina game with a back ailment.
I think the biggest thing Bill Belichick has to consider is whether he’s willing to use a late first-round pick on a pass-rusher who might project to play only on third down. Ideally, a team wants its first-rounder to be able to play all three (or even four) downs, but I think those standards can […]