Connor Barwin notes that fellow Texans OLB Brooks Reed is the "strongest guy on the team, probably, right now" after a "great offseason."
There's a perception around the league that offenses will figure out Reed after one season and that he would be exploited against the run. His playoff performance tells a different story. Reed tied teammate J.J. Watt for the NFL lead in postseason sacks with 3.5 while recording 13.5 tackles as an edge-setting run defender in two games. "With another year under his belt, the sky's the limit for him," says Barwin.