• Cowboys host LB Anthony Barr, DT Timmy Jernigan for draft visits; both fit Rod Marinelli’s scheme but in different ways

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 17, 2014
    During his visit, Barr spent time with defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli. Anthony Barr has never played in a 4-3 defensive scheme. Barr is considered one of the top linebackers in this year’s draft. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Barr will visit the Falcons next Tuesday. chose to use one of their 30 pre-draft visits on one of the top pass-rushing prospects in this class. Either way, the moves the Falcons have made this offseason suggest a lean toward more 3-4 looks under defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, with the early additions of Paul Soliai and Tyson Jackson the strongest hints.
    • Falcons bringing Anthony Barr in for a visit

      Depending on who drafts him, Anthony Barr figures to play multiple roles. So it makes sense that a defense that won’t commit to any one style is looking closely at the UCLA linebacker. According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitutio…

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