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Red Bryant adds intimidation up front.
Starters: Chris Clemons (Leo), Sen'Derrick Marks (3-Technique), Roy Miller (NT), Red Bryant (Elephant)
Offenses in the AFC South will likely have a little more fear ahead of facing the Jaguars this season. That's because Bradley has reshaped his defensive front into an intimidating group.
He has done it by bolstering the two most important positions in his defensive scheme. He has found his hybrid, "Leo" pass-rusher, along with his brute force, 5-technique "Elephant."
Bradley raided former club the Seattle Seahawks to plunder two of the stars of his old defense. Both will be starters in 2014.
Chris Clemons has signed for four years to occupy the vital Leo spot, the mixture of linebacker and defensive end. He has played the position in Seattle since 2010.
He is a dangerous roving pass-rusher, despite being far from his best in 2013. His recovery from a torn ACL suffered in the 2012 playoffs, which limited him to just 4.5 sacks in the regular season.
But he steadily improved during Seattle's Super Bowl run and was back to very near his destructive best in the Super Bowl. The 32-year-old gives this defense a legitimate edge-rusher whom quarterbacks won't fail to notice.
Opposing blocking schemes are unlikely to miss another former Seahawk in Red Bryant, who also signed a four-year contract after being ditched by the Seahawks.
Bryant specializes in using his 6'4", 323-pound frame to absorb double-teams on the other side of the D-line. He will be the focal point of a run defense that will be much tougher in 2014.
Along with Clemons, Bryant will allow Bradley to continue mixing 4-3 personnel with 3-4 fronts.
The Jags are just as strong on the inside. Sen'Derrick Marks earned a lucrative four-year deal after impressing as a pass-rushing 3-technique in 2013.
He should double last season's 4.0 sacks thanks to Bryant occupying multiple blockers and Clemons providing a more consistent threat off the edge.
Next to Marks, Roy Miller is a solid nose tackle. He had trouble staying healthy last season, but he is a natural two-gap force over the center.
Depth is stronger than it has been in years following the arrival of Ziggy Hood. He can rotate with both Bryant and Marks thanks to his time as a 3-4 end in Pittsburgh, along with his underrated pass-rush skills.
Speaking of pass rush, that rotation is now very deep. Clemons will lead the way, but the team also made sure Jason Babin is still a Jaguar.
Babin and Andre Branch, the two most prolific pass-rushers on last year's defense, give Bradley even more options up front.
Expect to see some pressure packages with Clemons, Babin, Branch and Hood all on the field together.
Watch out, Andrew Luck.