Draft Rewind 2006 – Dennis Roland – Cincinnati Bengals

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about DENNIS ROLAND: Georgia, 6095 328 5.28. Two-year starter. Long arms and big hands. Majored in pass protection. Did a solid job in the Las Vegas Classic in both practices and game of locking out and sliding his feet. Wall off/position type blocker in the run game. Played tight tackle in the Bulldog scheme next to Max Jean-Gilles. Works to bend his knees. Slides his feet and keeps a good base. Keeps his feet under him. Good balance for a tall man. Works wide speed around quarterback. Long torso guy which helps his balance. Good body conformation. Maintains contact and works to finish his blocks. Can anchor and stop a charge. Rarely on the ground. Keeps his hands inside the frame on pass pro. Technically sound. Ties up pass rushers. Good footwork. A smart, good effort player. Gets his hands up quickly on pass protection. Will waist bend at items. Will use his arms and shoulder to pin the defender. Knows how to use his hands. Understands the game. Good football awareness. Needs to get stronger in his lower body. He blocks his man. Takes good angles to the second level. Will get beat on cut off blocks at times. Average lateral quickness. Was the 7th rated tackle in the athletic Combine workouts. Fifth/sixth round. (A-34 7/8, H-10 5/8, BP-19, 10-1.82).

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