If you think back to the lead up to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2018 season, everyone was talking about the proposed switch between Bud Dupree and T.J. Watt. Dupree, who started his career as the left outside linebacker (LOLB) but was going to swtich to the right outside linebacker (ROLB) spot opposite Watt.
Speculation ensued, as it always does, and fans wondered if this move would even be significant to talk about? As it turns out, it was.
Watt had his best year to date, hitting double-digit sack totals in just his second year, being the first OLB to reach double-digit sack totals since James Harrison did it almost a decade ago.