Dallas Cowboys star Micah Parsons confirmed final month that he was switching from linebacker to defensive finish.
Nevertheless, Parsons just lately said that he received’t be tied to only one place in 2023 and the plan is for Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to maneuver him throughout the defensive entrance fairly a bit.
“We’re doing quite a lot of particular issues,” Parsons told reporters. “I do not need to give rather a lot away proper now, however it may be a extremely cool 12 months. I am in all probability going to play like eight positions this 12 months. Do not even ask me [which ones]. Simply keep tuned. The whole lot that is in that entrance seven and a few protection. I’ll do all of it. That is going to be a 12 months to recollect for positive.”
A two-time first-team All-Professional and Professional Bowl choice, Parsons was one of many high cross rushers final season, the place he lined up as an out of doors linebacker. He had a team-high 13.5 sacks and 13 tackles for loss whereas racking up 106 pressures, 74 hurries and 17 QB hits with a pass-rush win fee of 19.3 %, per Pro Football Focus.
However two years into his NFL profession, Parsons mentioned that he’s over accumulating excessive sack numbers. As a substitute, he desires to transition from being an influence sacker to extra of a game-wrecker.
“I’m type of off the sack wave,” Parsons mentioned. “I’m on to the influence wave. Like, you see Aaron Donald, he can have 12 sacks, however the influence he makes is so dominant. You possibly can inform. I actually simply need to be dominant. And then you definately see guys who’ve 16-17 sacks, however they’re not thought-about a man. I need to be a man, not one of many guys. When you’re all the time chasing, then you definately’re by no means reaching, so I’m not chasing for one thing.”