“I thought he was having a good year, too,” Whitt said. “When I put on the film and started evaluating Game 1, Tru did a good job of getting his hands on people early. Just like I was saying Isaiah (Oliver) wasn’t doing early in the year, but Tru was. Tru, I had him in the Pro Bowl a couple of years ago. He’s a great kid, and I’m excited to work with him because he has a lot of good football in front of him.”
Neal, a year after coming back from a knee surgery, has a longer road to recovery.