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The Film Room: Is Joey Bosa The Next J.J. Watt?

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His rookie season was legendarily productive, but can Joey Bosa keep up this pace?

NFL: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at San Diego Chargers Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

Joey Bosa - at least based on raw numbers - just had one of the most impressive seasons ever for a rookie defensive end. 10.5 sacks, 23 hurries, and a forced fumble all looked great on the stat sheet, but it was actually the technical dominance that Bosa displayed on tape which really caught my eye. I am being 100 percent honest when I say that Bosa might already have one of the most refined pairs of hands for a pass rusher in the entire league despite not even having a full season under his belt. He's a 21-year-old kid that plays with the technique and instinct of a ten year veteran. That should scare the crap out of every quarterback in the AFC.

All that being said, what are the expectations that we should have of Bosa going forward? Despite putting up tons of numbers on the field, was all that production "genuine,” or was it just misleading box scores? We take a deep dive into that topic this week to set up some realistic expectations for Joey Bosa's seemingly unstoppable hype train. Enjoy the show!