Chiefs LB Nick Bolton discussed the coverage plan for Lions RB Jahmyr Gibbs

The NFL has a variety of speedy players who are so dynamic that they can change a defense’s game plan to slow it down. He Kansas City Chiefs they are well aware that defensively they will need to prepare for a player they have never seen before but who has the skills and enthusiasm to be a game changer.

jahmyr gibbs is he Detroit Lions electric rookie running back, and a lot of people are talking about his potential in the league. The former Alabama standout ran an official 4.36-second 40-yard dash at the 2023 NFL Scouting Combine. During Sunday’s press conference, Chiefs linebacker Nick Bolton He shared his thoughts on the Lions rookie and his strategy heading into Thursday.

“Yeah man, you have to read a little bit of the tape you got from college, a little bit of preseason, but when you look at the tape you can obviously tell yourself that dynamic speed is definitely his friend,” Bolton. explained. “(He) was able to get the ball, get upfield, make a cut, and it could be a home call so we understand the challenge ahead again, I guess I don’t have a lot of tape available. so I don’t really know if they’re going to use him or how they plan to use him early on, so there’s a lot of touching going on early on to get him involved and just see what he can do with the ball.”

Bolton was among the league leaders in tackles in 2022 and has become a leader in the Chiefs’ defense. The goal will be to ensure that Gibbs doesn’t have a standout first game of his NFL career.

The story originally appeared on Chiefs Wire

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