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Broncos have official meeting with Penn State DL Robert Windsor

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The Nittany Lion intrigues as a rotational pass rusher.

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Windsor looks like a developmental 5-tech who can contribute on passing downs.
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According to SB Nation’s Justin Melo, the Broncos have had a meeting with Penn State defensive lineman Robert Windsor.

The 5th year senior looks like he’ll be a Day 3 pick or an undrafted free agent player after the upcoming NFL Draft, he finished his collegiate career with 14 sacks, 20 tackles for loss, and 3 forced fumbles.

He has an intriguing first step and will use both that and his quick hands to attack gaps. He’ll need to do a better job maintaining leverage and adding power to his game if he’s to survive in the NFL.

A better pass rusher than run defender, Pro Football Focus’ Mike Renner compared him to the Broncos’ Dre’Mont Jones. He would fit the Broncos as a depth player who could potentially carve out some playing time as a developmental 5-technique and interior rusher on passing downs.

NFL Draft & Combine Profile - Robert Windsor |

Undersized interior lineman who lacks explosive quickness and power to compensate for his lack of mass. Windsor doesn’t carry a very broad frame, so he might have issues packing on good weight to withstand the rigors of the NFL game. He has decent initial quickness, is agile and plays with motor, but he has only one year of flash production (2018) and has just 48 solo tackles in 51 career games. Undersized interior linemen without a great pass rush have a hard time sticking around for long so he’ll need to get bigger and better with his hands to have a shot at making a team.