Tyron Smith

Traits and Techniques: Tyron Smith’s Snatch and Trap

Dallas Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith is the most physically talented tackle in football, and showcases his dominance through elite athleticism, play strength, discipline, and overall technique. Marrying his rare physical traits with an increasingly improving skill set has resulted in the mastering of the position when he’s been healthy. Despite struggles with a bulging…

OJ Howard

Introducing OJ Howard: The Blocker

Throughout the draft process, offensive skill position players are all, to some degree, evaluated on their blocking ability. For these players, blocking is often considered a secondary trait, one that’s often underdeveloped when they enter the NFL, especially with more spread-based college offenses in today’s game. Even in the evaluation of tight ends, who have…