So right now we are going into next year with LEO's of Bruce Irvin and a hurt Clemon's coming off an ACL injury who we have no idea when he will be back to close to full strength. Irvin, in time might end up being a 3 own LEO but I sure as hell am not willing to bank a possible super bowl season on him being our full time starter at LEO. We need to bring in a LEO in free agency in some fashion whether it be a half season stop gap till Clemons gets healthy or a potential full time LEO for a year. As far as the draft goes I want us to take the best player available that has the biggest impact day 1 on this team. If we don't bring in a LEO in FA at all we will have to spend our first or second pick on a LEO unless of course Pete thinks Bruce is really to be a 3 down, well rounded LEO.
I think Bruce may be able to get to the point where he is a full time LEO but I see the position as bringing 3 things to the table. Those three things are pass rush, run defense and pass protection. Just going off what we have seen he is really only above average at one of the 3. Pass rush obviously. Our starting LEO needs to have at least 2 of those 3 qualities. Again, I am just not willing to bank this coming season on an unproven 3 down LEO and a mid to late round pick in the draft.