Much of Scranton may still be talking about Matt McGloin’s touchdown pass last weekend, but he’s not the only former Penn Stater getting praised heaped on him these days.
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians had nothing but praise for offensive lineman Levi Brown earlier this week.
“It was good,” Arians told azcentral.com. “He played extremely well against Clay (Matthews) and I’m anxious to see him this week against (the Cowboys’) DeMarcus (Ware). He’s getting battled tested against two of the best in the NFC right off the bat.”
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Brown, a 2007 first-round draft pick of the Cardinals, is trying to hang on as the Cardinals starting left tackle. He missed all of last season with a torn triceps muscle, and is being pushed by Nate Potter for playing time.
THE REAL ROB: Penn State and Seahawks fans will want to check out Michael Robinson’s “The Real Rob Report” on YouTube.
Robinson, the former Penn State quaterback and current Seattle fullback, has made a name for himself in the Pacific Northwest with his video reports on the team.
His posted his latest — and first of this year’s preseason — on Monday.
EYE-POPPING NUMBERS: Thanks to be stuck on some pretty bad Buffalo Bills and Jacksonville Jaguars teams throughout his career, Paul Posluszny doesn’t get a whole lot of attention.
But, according to a story in the Florida Times Union, the former Penn State star has put up some impressive numbers throughout his seven-year career.
He has 883 tackles, 581 of them solo, nine interceptions, seven sacks, seven forced fumbles and 20 passes defensed. He led the Jaguars last season with 231 tackles.
Still, according to the article, linebacker is driven to do more, desperately wanting to earn the label of “elite linebacker.”
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