Raiders Sign John Henderson

According to Adam Schefter, the Raiders have signed former Jaguars defensive tackle John Henderson.

Henderson is likely to be in the rotation, but don’t be surprised if he plays behind Desmond Bryant.

Good veteran defensive tackles are very underrated commodities. Keeping those big guys fresh is probably the most important thing for a football team.

Henderson is likely to play the 1-technique spot.

If you are confused as to what that means here is a good breakdown of the defensive line positions.

zero technique – would mean a nose tackle aligned nose-to-nose with a center.
1 technique – lined up in the middle of the A gap.
2 technique – nose-to-nose with the offensive guard.
3 technique – lined up in the middle of the B gap or outside shade of the guard. He is responsible for maintaining outside leverage and not letting himself get hook or reached blocked by the offense.
4 technique – lined up nose-to-nose with the offensive tackle.
5 technique – the defensive lineman had his nose on the outside shoulder of the offensive tackle.
6 technique – was nose-to-nose with the offensive tight end.
7 technique – nose on the inside shoulder of the offensive tight end.
8 technique – aligned on air outside the outside shoulder of the offensive tight end.
9 technique – nose on the outside shoulder of the offensive tight end.

Posted in Uncategorized Tagged with: ,

Twitter

  • Carr and Gabe after 2017 season. Probably Carr then Gabe. Mack has fifth option year. No reason for any struggle. https://t.co/wAcD4beHFt
    about 3 hours ago
  • After next season. https://t.co/jNymlv0YGz
    about 3 hours ago
  • With Mack's deal the following year, it's a good idea. https://t.co/DipOg6hsZ9
    about 6 hours ago
  • It pushes the big deal up a year, but franchise quarterbacks never play on the tag and Carr will sign before the other guys push market up.
    about 7 hours ago
  • Starting to think the #Raiders not having the 5th year option on Derek Carr might not be the worst thing.
    about 7 hours ago