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,43commentsThe Panthers need to add a safety to their roster. Could Darnell Savage be a good fit for them?EDTShareTweetShareShareFilm room scouting report on Maryland safety Darnell SavageArt Pittman-USA TODAY SportsDarnell Savage was a three-star recruit from Carvel High in Delaware. He committed to Maryland over Rutgers, Syracuse, and Temple. Savage started 45 games at safety for the Terps. During his four years on campus, he finished with eight interceptions, 22 pass breakups, and nine tackles-for-loss. Savage was named to the Second Team All Big 10 in 2018. Savage is an elite athlete. His testing numbers placed him in the 88th percentile according to SPARQ. Film reviewSavage was utilized all over the defense for the Terps. He matched up with wide receivers in the slot, he played deep safety Womens Christian Miller Jersey
, and he lined up in the box. His best work is in the intermediate to short areas of the field. He has very good instincts and awareness in zone coverage.Savage’s read and react ability is one of his best traits. He has a strong sense of timing and rarely wastes any steps in his movement. On this pick-six, Savage is reading the quarterbacks’s eyes the entire time. He reads the out route and then shows his excellent speed to break on the ball.Savage is responsible for this pass breakup as a result of his instincts in zone coverage. He’s reading the quarterback’s eyes, but what makes this impressive is how much ground he covers to tip the ball. He stays low in his stance, but explodes once he reads the route.Savage does not properly read the route on this play, but this is where his elite athleticism shines. The wide receiver does a nice job of committing outside, which forces Savage to take a couple false steps. However, Savage recovers well and lays out for the breakup.Savage is notorious for making plays before the snap too. He is already creeping towards the box Jordan Scarlett Jersey
, but once he reads the running back’s swing route he quickly flies to the ball to prevent any damage.As a run defender, Savage is quick to diagnose and fly downhill to make a play. He lines up in the back half of the formation, but he reads the fly sweep and takes the correct angle for the stop. Savage is lined up as the deep safety on the strong side (left of formation) on this play. The offense is running a sweep and then reverse. As soon as Savage reads the hand off, his speed and physicality take over. He doesn’t face much resistance from blockers, but that’s due to his speed to instantly get in the backfield. Despite his aggressive tendencies, Savage doesn’t over pursue often or take many wrong angles. He reads the direction of the run, comes downhill to force the running back outside Blue Greg Van Roten Jersey
, and then finishes once the back hesitates. Fit with CarolinaThere is a perception that the Panthers need a true deep lying free safety for their defense to be successful. Sure, it’d be great to have that player but those players don’t come around often. Darnell Savage has the requisite skill set to pair with Eric Reid on the back end. His range, instincts, and production prove that he can hold up in pass coverage. His run defense adds another dimension with his ability to diagnose and react. I have strong doubts that he will be available in the second round, but if he is Carolina should rush to the podium. Brian, Brad, and Jon are back from the bye week well rested and ready to preview the Panthers upcoming game against the New York Football Giants. The show kicks off with us talking about one of the more exciting midseason pickups in Panthers history and why you should thank Brad for being 100% the reason why it happened. We also talk about the other roster move the Panthers made during the bye week Greg Van Roten Jersey 2019
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