Ask the Expert: Jerry Angelo

by Gary Shelton on July 30, 2015 · 0 comments

in general, NFL, Tampa Bay Bucs

Thursday, 6 a.m.

Jerry Angelo is a former personnel director for the Bucs and former general manager of the Bears. Each week, Angelo answers your questions regarding the NFL. Send your questions to with "ask the expert'' in the subject line. The most interesting question will be selected.

This week, the Bucs re-signed Da’Quan Bowers, adding to a long list of disappointments the team has had at the defensive end position. From your days as a scout, what are the ingredients that make the successful defensive ends work and that the average ones are lacking?

One word: talent.

Saying that, you can’t just rely on your God-given ability. You also must possess the instincts that can’t be coached. You have to know when to make a move or counter with one.

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