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Norfolk State pass rusher Lynden Trail is an NFL draft sleeper
Norfolk State pass rusher Lynden Trail is an NFL draft sleeper

Although he comes from a relatively small school, Norfolk State outside linebacker Lynden Trail is hardly a secret. The 6-foot-7, 260-pound transfer from Florida has the kind of large frame and pass-rushing skills that NFL teams covet. He could eventually bulk up into a 280-pound defensive end in a 4-3 scheme or stay at his current weight and play as a standup 3-4 outside linebacker. Trail is a three-time All-Mid-Eastern Conference selection who’s flashed a lot of mobility and and shown the ability to hold the point of attack at the Senior Bowl, drawing some comparisons to lean Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap. Trail recorded 91 tackles as a senior with 11 for...

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