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Isaiah Simmons brings a versatility that is nearly unmatched in the NFL

NCAA Football: Clemson at Syracuse Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Cardinals took Isaiah Simmons with the eighth pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

One of the five best prospects in the draft fell to eight because he's not a player with a clear position in the NFL, but what he is is a defensive weapon.

He can do everything at a high level though and that's what makes him a unique talent.

Running the seam in coverage

Covering tight ends from the LB position

As a blitzer he can win with power

He can win bending the edge

He can play free safety

His closing speed is special and should make him a weapon against Russell Wilson

Simmons offers a potential game changing ability on the defense, but he has to be used the right way.

He's not an every down inside linebacker, but he can fold down from a safety position in nickel and dime situations.

Vance Joseph needs to figure out a way to deploy Simmons, but he has a chance to be great.