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.
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…