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LB Sean Lee Sees Room For Improvement After Debut

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LB Sean Lee Sees Room For Improvement After Debut

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Linebacker Sean Lee of Penn State is picked by the Dallas Cowboys in round 2 of the NFL draft.

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In his professional debut on Saturday night in San Diego, highly touted rookie linebacker Sean Lee was generally good. He made eight tackles, including one for a loss, and a nice play in coverage that resulted in an incomplete pass. But it wasn’t wholly unclear that the Penn State product was a talented rookie, but a rookie nonetheless.

Lee admitted to slowing down somewhat late in the game as he tired, which adversely affected his technique, and was called for a penalty that resulted in an automatic first down for the Chargers. Afterward, Lee was honest in his assessment of his debut with the Cowboys.

“I thought I did some good things and some bad things I need to improve on,” said Lee, per the Dallas Morning News. “I think I've got to get in better shape. There was a long drive there (first half) when I was huffing and puffing and had poor technique.

"I thought early in the game I was able to make some reads and get off some blocks,'' Lee said. "But like I said, as I got tired my technique deteriorated and I wasn't thinking as quickly. That's something I'm going to have to work on, getting in shape so I can play with that perfect technique every time.”

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