"I think he's really, really trying to learn. He's spending extra time with [linebackers coach Ted Monachino] trying to learn the system," Pees said. "So, those are probably the two things right now that I'm most impressed with him, is just the shape that he's in and secondly, the attitude that he's got. It is not like [he's] coming in here and [saying], 'Well, here's what I'll do.' No, he's coming in here trying to learn our defense, and we appreciate that."