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Post-spring depth chart: The defensive tackles


Defensive line coach Reggie Johnson

The defensive tackle spot has potential with players like Lorenzo Neal and Anthony Watts serving as anchors up front. And depth was developed this spring, as youngsters got many reps with Neal out all spring and Watts missing a large chunk of time. There are "more bodies," as Jeff Brohm likes to say, but more difference-makers are needed. This is the position that typically separates good defenses from bad defenses, as good tackles are among the most difficult players to find.

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