At 6-4, 260 pounds, Texans middle linebacker Benardrick McKinney combines a lot of outstanding traits. He's bigger and taller than most inside linebackers. He's fast and athletic with a 4.65 in 40-yard dash and a 40-inch vertical leap. He's extremely physical and productive. And he's sharp, diagnosing plays instinctively and operating as the Texans' defensive signal caller. Heading into a Monday night game against the Baltimore Ravens, McKinney leads the Texans with 62 tackles. He has eight for losses, two sacks and one forced fumble.
Texans' Benardrick McKinney impresses Ravens coach
Houston Chronicle | Nov 25