Brantley’s pending battery case complicates the start of his NFL career. According to the police report, the 120-pound woman pushed him, and the 300-pound athlete responded by punching her in the face, allegedly knocking her unconscious and knocking out a tooth.
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While Cleveland may never make use of Brantley’s talent, the high ceiling made rolling the dice at the top of the sixth round an interesting use of the team’s many draft selections.
His combine performance did little to inspire confidence, especially for a player whose pass-rushing technique is firmly rooted in his speed. At 253 pounds, he’s small for an NFL end, and the league’s better tackles will be able to swallow him up unless he can outclass them with speed and athleticism. Unfortunately, a 4.82-second 40 time and low scores in the agility drills failed to showcase the kind of quickness he’ll need at the next level.
Game Mens Xavien Howard Jersey While he improved on those numbers at Missouri’s pro day, he still leaves plenty of questions about his future. Although he produced in college, better teams found a way to contain him, like when LSU held him to a single solo tackle or when Arkansas kept him from making a stop in the backfield last fall.