Norris on Easley: 'Disruption is production'

Norris on Easley: 'Disruption is production'
May 17, 2014, 2:15 pm
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If you want to know why you should be happy the Patriots selected Dominique Easley with their first-round pick, draft expert Josh Norris will tell you.

"I've never seen [Easley's] type of explosiveness, his type of disruption from the interior of a defensive line," Norris told Tom E. Curran on Quick Slants. "You can put him at the '1' technique, which is right next to the center; the '3' technique, which is right next to the guard. And he just gets upfield. He creates a lot of disruption.

"He might not have had the statistical numbers that a lot of these . . . other defensive tackles had. But Tom: Disruption is production, even if it does not show up in a box score. And Easley is someone that is scheme versatile. He's going to be an instant contributor to this defensive front." 

Norris also makes the case for Jimmy Garroppolo -- though he admits he's not a fan of the pick -- and talks about the other Pats' draftees with Curran.