Football fans always love to talk about position switches for players. Even when there’s no reason to, because the player in question is doing perfectly fine where they are. Position switches do work out sometimes, and generally, the earlier it happens, the more likely that is. One position switch that really seemed to benefit a player was T.J. Watt’s moving from the right side of the defense to the left side.
The two-year veteran Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker played in and started 15 games on the right side during his rookie season in 2017, recording seven sacks for his effort.