Originally Posted by Messier
no they're not. Star is higher rated than Jackson was. Jackson was seen as a 3-4 DE first, who could maybe play DT. Star is a 4-3 DT that could play DE in the 3-4.
Star is seen as a solid 2-gapper that excels in taking on double teams but lacks elite pass rushing skills.
He's higher rated due to scheme versatility, not because he's actually more of an impact player.