The cuts have caused many to wonder whether new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, who spent that past two seasons as Cleveland’s DC, will pursue some of his former players--Rogers in particular.
Rogers is a tremendously talented, tremendously sized nose tackle, but has questionable health and, according to some, work ethic. On top of that, he’s 31-years-old.
But Ryan, at some point in 2009 at least, was enamored of the University of Texas product’s talent to a degree that gives us good reason to wonder whether he'll soon land with his old coordinator in Dallas.
"He is a tremendous physical specimen," Ryan said, per ESPN Dallas. “He is so athletic for a big man. I've been around the best in football. I've been around Warren Sapp in college. I coached Jamal Williams and Kevin Williams, a couple of decent All-Pro defensive tackles. . . . Shaun Rogers is tremendous. Absolutely tremendous. Any system that he plays in, he is going to be dominant."
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