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Old 07-10-2012, 03:10 PM    (permalink
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And yet I was still disappointed when I saw this. Having big freaks at receiver just makes me giddy. Pretty good workout numbers besides the forty, though.
I've been hearing this all over the place, and I'm sorry but it's just starting to really bug me. So I guess for big WR's unless you run like Calvin Johnson your either average or a disappointment. A low 4.5 is a very fast time for a guy 6'4 and approaching 230 pounds that is in prime football shape and has been training for 2 years, let alone 1 who hasn't played organized football in years and has had to rely on himself to workout.



I don't care what he was rumored to run. 4.5 is plenty fast for a WR his size, all that means is he's not a world class sprinter or a once in a decade type of prospect. People that size don't typically run 4.3 40's, it's not a disappointment when it doesn't happen.


I know we all want the freakish prospect to come along to go nuts over, but he's got some great measurables and is a great athlete. I'm not understanding the reaction to his 40 time by most people what so ever though.
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:18 PM    (permalink
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No one said he isn't fast, but to go in the 2nd-3rd round, he needed to be 4.4-4.45.
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Old 07-10-2012, 03:33 PM    (permalink
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No one said he isn't fast, but to go in the 2nd-3rd round, he needed to be 4.4-4.45.
Well that may ultimately be true, but I'd never call a 40 time of a 4.52 disappointing for a guy his size. Especially taking the situations into consideration.
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That is not true at all. 4.52 is more than fine. If someone was thinking 2nd-3rd they are still thinking 2nd-3rd after that time. It's ridiculous to think that it will affect him negatively in any way.
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Let's not forget how much training and practice goes into people training for the combine BTW. If he declared for financial reasons, I highly doubt he had someone coaching him up for this.
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Let's not forget how much training and practice goes into people training for the combine BTW. If he declared for financial reasons, I highly doubt he had someone coaching him up for this.
He would. An agent would take the bet for free and get paid later.
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