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Everson Griffen | 98

DE | USC | Detroit Lions
Ht: 6033c / 6' 03" | Wt: 273 | Upd: 04/01/2021


Birth Date: 12/22/1987
Age: 33
Original Team: MIN
NFL Entry: 10 04 100
NFL Exp: 11
Depth Chart Key: UFA
Team History: MIN DAL DET

Player History

02/14 MIN - UFA
03/14 MIN - UFA - SIGNED
03/20 MIN UFA
08/20 DAL FA
10/20 DET trade f/DAL, exempt
11/20 DET exemption lifted
12/20 DET Covid-19
12/20 DET activated 16, exempt
12/20 DET exemption lifted

Ourlads' Profile:

2010 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about EVERSON GRIFFEN: Southern Cal, 6033 273 4.69. Junior entry. Started 17 games over career. Plays the “Leo” position which is half defensive end and half linebacker in the Pete Carroll defense. Plays in both a two and three point stance. Explosive up or down. Very good athletic ability. Rated fourth of 35 in our OSR rating and plays like it on the field. Relentless to the quarterback. Outstanding lateral quickness down the line of scrimmage. Plays well on his feet. Quick to diagnose play after controlling his opponent. Instinctive. Can feel pressure and react on the move. Good hip flexibility and explosion. Sudden off the ball. Good use of hands and arms. Good use of hands to separate from blocker and find the ball. Gets to the ball and makes a play. Not on the ground. Strong at the point of attack. Has the speed to string out play and pursue to the sideline. Explosive run through tackler on the ball carrier. Hard hitter. Stays square to the line of scrimmage. Finishes pursuit. Has closing speed. A knee bender that plays with leverage. Gets to top speed quickly. Can turn speed to power. Had 84 tackles, 21 tackles for loss, 18 sacks, and 3 forced fumbles over his career. Edge speed:left 1.89, right 2.16. OSR:4/35. First/second round. (A-32 5/8, H-10, BP-32, 10-1.67).