One of the biggest concerns going into this season on the defensive side of the ball is the health and condition of the defensive line. One key is the ankle on Marcus Stroud. He had microfracture surgery in January, and missed way too many games last season. Now, we've got Big John Henderson next to him, and Paul Spicer can fill in as well, but nothing says "run stuffing" like Stroud and Henderson.
So I'm dying for news that Marcus is back on his A-game.
I just stumbled upon a fantastic piece of news out of Jack Del Rio's most recent press conference. He was asked about the health of Marcus Stroud.
Check this out:
Yeah, that's pretty good news. I'm always impressed when 310lb players block field goals.
Marcus himself says:
Well there you go, a good sign going into the scrimmage tonight.