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Mason Foster LB Washington
Foster is the kind of player who will just flat out bring it every game, practice, and workout. He has decent size, but plays much bigger than his size. his speed is not great, but it is good enough to allow him to be a great player.
One problem is that he played on a poor defense, which means he had a lot of oppurtunities to make tackles which is part of the reason he had 162. All in all, Foster is a little unathletic for his position, but still a pretty solid bet to be pretty good.
Why He Fits With The Lions:
As I wrote in a previous article about Mason Foster, "Foster did not miss one game in college and was his team's captain. A great character guy, he would fit right into the Lions' locker room.Ever since not being heavily recruited out of high school, he has played with a chip on his shoulder.
"He is more suited for outside linebacker than middle linebacker but is still very versatile. As a guy who can consistently hover around 100 tackles, he would bring us the second of three linebacker spots.With Deandre Levy already a solid option at MLB, Foster would allow us to use Bobby Carpenter and Ashlee Palmer to fill out the third linebacker position.
"That situation is much better then both of the aforementioned starting.Foster's size, strength and tackling ability will be very useful in Honolulu Blue. The sure-fire pick of Foster in the third round would greatly improve the Lion's chances for 2011 and beyond."