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NY Jets podcast: Positional value ranking in Todd Bowles’ defense

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Positions are not equal in the NFL. Some are substantially more valuable than others.

On the defensive side of the ball, this value is to a certain extent determined by scheme. One position might be very important in one system and not as important in a different system.

Positional value matters as a front office looks to put together a roster. It sometimes dictates what resources a team dedicates to a certain position.

On today’s podcast we take a look at the Todd Bowles defense and the value each position has. I will rank the positions by their importance and discuss the traits Bowles seems to look for at each spot.

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