My Scouting Report for Malik McDowell




Malik McDowell

Team : Seattle Seahawks | Sports : Football | Position : DE | Status : Out for Season | Location :United States

Player Scouting Report

Players Scouting Reviewer : foshman . Position :Defense Tackle [DT]

Category
Score
Comments
Power Moves
5.90
Doesn't collapse the pocket with strength or power moves
Finesse Moves
6.20
Uses athleticism, finesse, and speed to rush the passer
Acceleration
6.30
Good acceleration for a big man
Block Shedding
6.00
Just Ok here, does fine when he plays with leverage, not so much when he plays high.
Tackling
6.20
Wraps up and makes the play
Penetration
6.30
Gets good penetration when pass rushing
Motor
6.10
Speed
6.30
Has excellent playing speed for an interior defensive lineman
Durability
6.00
Size
6.20
Nice size frame and can add 20-30 pounds if needed.
Character
6.00
Technique
6.10
Intangibles
6.00
Consistency
5.90
Inconsistent in his knee bend
Strengths
Athletic and quick off the ball; generates penetration with his quick feet and finesse moves; good motor; pursues the action well; reacts quickly to the play; Can hold his ground when anrhoring; Scheme versatility.
Weaknesses
Tends to play high; needs to add some strength and weight; doesn't make a ton of plays; might be considered a tweener by some teams.
Overall Analysis
McDowell is an anthletic prospect with a large frame. His best position might be defensive end in a 3-4 alignment but he also has the skills set o play a 3-technique defensive tackle, and could possibly add weight and play nose tackle. He should factor into a rotation immediately.
Compares to
Arik Armstead
potential
0
Untapped potential
peak potential
post peak