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Williams biggest DT in the NFL

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Deb, Jul 10, 2008.

  1. Deb

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    Biggest Defensive Players in the NFL: Defensive Tackle


    Size does matter for a defensive tackle. Whether that player is brought in to simply plug the middle to defend the run, or if he’s there to occupy blockers to leave other defensive players unchecked, the big men in the middle need that size to be effective.

    Based on pounds per inch as a measuring stick (using both height and weight to provide an accurate picture of total mass), Chargers NT Jamal Williams (4.64 pounds per inch) is the biggest defensive tackle in the NFL.

    At 6-foot-3, 348 points, he is also the biggest defensive player in the NFL. That’s not the only reason Williams is one of the best interior linemen in football, but it certainly helps.

    Williams’ best attribute on the field is his ability to penetrate the line of scrimmage on every snap, which collapses the center, and leaves the Chargers’ outside linebackers – including All-Pro Shawne Merriman – with only the tackle between him and the ball carrier.

    Panthers DT Ma’ake Kemoeatu finishes second, standing 6-foot-5, 350 pounds – 4.55 pounds per inch. His run-stopping skills in a 3-4 defensive set in Baltimore translated over to a lucrative free agent contract in Carolina in 2006. In that same season, three-time Pro Bowl DE Julius Peppers had a career-high 13 sacks. DT Kris Jenkins also made the Pro Bowl that season.

    Williams gets another behemoth on the inside, as No. 3 on the list is rookie free agent Lamar Divens (6-foot-3, 333 pounds, 4.44 pounds per inch).

    Tallest Defensive Tackles: Ropati Pitoitua, Jets 6-foot-8; Terdell Sands, Raiders; 6-foot-7; three tied at 6-foot-6

    Heaviest Defensive Tackles: Kemoeatu, 350 pounds; Williams, 348 pounds; Jenkins and Sands, 335 pounds

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  2. Deb

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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    UGH I spelled Williams wrong can someone fix that? Sorry
     
  3. Rainman

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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    Noe, it well bee lefft thare az a testamint too yur lak off atenttion too detale:tup:l.
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    I have a feeling that 348 is being generous with Williams. He seemed to get fatter between 06 and 07, but his listed weight remained the same. It would probably be better for his old man knees if he'd drop 20 or so.
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    Thanks. That one made my day LOL :lol:
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    Glad I could help. Er... Gulad aye cud hep. :yes:
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    You are a gentlemin and a skawller.
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    i still remember in 03, 04 he was weighed 'officially' at 305 and that was about 50 lbs too little.
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    Just losing a mere 10 pounds would ease the burden on his knees considerably. If I remember right, every pound of weight above the knees is several hundred pounds per square inch of pressure on the joints when you run or push off.
     
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    I just wish that he was younger & healthier. Maybe Divens will be the answer as his successor. :icon_shrug:
     
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    ...Interesting first name there for the Raiturd tackle, "Terdell". Hmmm, his momma musta known he'd be playing for the Turds.
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    That weight was obtained right after his morning defication... :icon_eek:


    Got plunger?
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    Yall er makin fun of me aincha?!:icon_evil:
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL


    Well, you are the Jamal Williams of BT. :yes:


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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL

    :icon_cry: I have lost weight... :icon_sad:
     
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    Wililams biggest DT in the NFL


    I meant you're the foundation of the team, BDA. :icon_twisted:

    Well, you're kinda huge too.


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    I don't know about these listed weights. Sam Adams and Shaun Rogers are both taller than Jamal, and they seem to be much bigger.
     
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    He is a Gravity Well:icon_eek:
     
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    Which reminds me.... It's not that white guys can't jump.

    It's that we have superior gravitational pull. :yes: :icon_huh: :lol:
     
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    He's kicking anorexias ***. :icon_rofl:
     
  21. boltmanbz

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    i love that big guy
     
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    Back away from my adopted Bolt, you!!! :icon_tease: :abq2:
     
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    Yeah, that's one of the more unfortunate names in the NFL.

    Terdell "Litter Box" Sands. :icon_rofl:
     

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