Meanwhile, Toribio picked up a tackle for loss in the first quarter and second-year nose Jerrell Powe bull-rushed his way to a sack late in the third. During the stretch in between, Poe got the bulk of the snaps and was just kind of — there. Thinking first, reacting second.
“In a 3-4, that would kind of mess you up,” Toribio explained. “You don’t want to think too much. In a 3-4, you just want to react to everything.”
Poe will acclimate to the speed, the tempo, the reads. Eventually.
“He’s not there yet,” Crennel said.