• Rookie Watch: Ansah continues his rise

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 24, 2013
    Here’s a breakdown of how all the rookies have done this season, including Sunday: Ansah continues to improve by the week. He had seven tackles the most of any Detroit defensive lineman and also sacked Robert Griffin III twice. He also forced a fumble. If you saw what happened, as Ansah filled the stat sheet and, frequently, the Redskins backfield, you saw he was right. His technique continues to improve. They say, Well, hes going to need work on learning the game and instincts. Watch this guy play. He is very, very instinctive. After spending a week at the Senior Bowl coaching the raw-but-talented pass rusher back in January, Detroits defensive coaching staff was convinced the Nigerian-born BYU standout was exactly the kind of player they needed as they overhauled their front four.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Lions rookie Ziggy Ansah fits in quicker than expected

      This game is still relatively new to Ansah, of course. That has been well-documented, what with his unique back story — he'd never played football until a few years ago — and his soaring draft stock last winter.
      Source: detnews.com

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