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Being a NFL ‘tweener' now a good thing

Thomas Davis

ATHENS – The title ‘tweener' used to be an insult.

‘Tweeners are football players who -- due to some combination of their size, strength and abilities – fit somewhere between one position and another. Calling someone a ‘tweener used to be the worst thing you could do this time of year, with one week left before the NFL Draft. Professional teams dreaded coming across the player who was too small to play defensive line but too big and slow to play...

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