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Thread: Here's a true replacement for Wallace

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    Little of the topic & not that the 40 & splits dictates being drafted. The hand held times are the standard for the scouts & GM's. There is a reason everyone in the building has a stop watch except the janitors. Propects aren't invited, some invited don't run. "Apples to Apples". The combine is a showcase that many athletes spend hundreds of hours pre-combine at training complexes learning how to come out of a sprinter stance & how to stay low & forward early. It has been discussed & documented how training as a track athlete could cut a tenth or more off your timed speed. And a footbal player uses that in his game about.......Zero times. Game speed is what matters and you could see it in tape. Even at the NFL level...The 10-15 pounds of equipment is a factor along with "resistance" factors of thigh, knee, girdle, knee braces, etc. That is why they are called the "underwear" olympics. Trust your eyes in the game and you will be fine.

    As far as Sinkfield, watch his highlights and you see a WR with skills. You see him throttling down because he knows the QB(s) can't get the ball down the field. The good thing you see is his ability to come back and fight for the ball. You also see a hands catcher with very good body control. You wanted to see him in a foot race for YAC but his QB never put him in that situation. He played with a running QB his first two years and a freshamn QB his last year. All of that said, He played at Northern Iowa. Level of competition a concern. He didn't play in any All Star games to put his talents up against better competition. He didn't have eye popping stats. Stats could be attributed to the QB as seen on the highlights. This doesn't make him a great prospect. His pro-day puts him on the radar. He is still an UDFA or 7th rounder. As far as speed....He has the speed in shorts. You can look for yourself below & time it if you like. Two of his runs. He is a ligitimate 4.3 guy. I came up with some 4.2's several times on his second. 10 Splits in the 1.4.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRkYJwD_910
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    Was going to say something similar, but got to thinking... you know, maybe 25th best Offense might not be far from the mark.

    The Steelers will be fielding a fairly unremarakable WR group at this stage, with more question marks than answers. What we do know is that Cotchery won't stretch the field. We also know that Sanders have never proven he can be a starter. And despite what many want to believe, Brown really needs to prove his worth on that contract- the stats don't look good. With that in mind, with no genuine strike power at WR, the opposition Defenses will crowd the LOS, making it more difficult to run the ball. Now the Steelers had trouble running it last season, and by returning the uninspiring Dwyer/Redman combo, things don't look to be dramarically improving there. So our below average run game now has to contend with 8 men in the box. That's not the recipe for success.

    the icing, of course, is that Heath Miller is unlikely to be fit for Round 1, and will most likely take several weeks to get back to full fitness.

    25th might be generous.
    I don't care if we are 34th in the league on offense as long as we are winning games.

    You can love his production but I don't love his team chemistry, his effort on passes that aren't perfect or the amount of money he is demanding.

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    Did anyone consider the reason why Wallace had a "down year" wasn't simply contract related? How about the fact that this was the first year Wallace was lined up against the other team's #1 CB? If 864 yds is all he can produce under those circumstances, is he really a #1 WR, which is the kind of money he is asking for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by NorthCoast View Post
    Did anyone consider the reason why Wallace had a "down year" wasn't simply contract related? How about the fact that this was the first year Wallace was lined up against the other team's #1 CB? If 864 yds is all he can produce under those circumstances, is he really a #1 WR, which is the kind of money he is asking for?
    do what?

    why was last year the first time he was matched up against the #1 corners? Can't wait to see the spin on this one. I guess ward was drawing them. Lol.

    you guys are really reaching now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eddie Spaghetti View Post
    do what?

    why was last year the first time he was matched up against the #1 corners? Can't wait to see the spin on this one. I guess ward was drawing them. Lol.

    you guys are really reaching now.
    You really are dumber than a bag of hammers.

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    so who was drawing the other teams #1 CB before last year?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUST-PLAIN-NASTY View Post
    I think you are the first to post anything on topic. I added him to my mock yesterday after the Min Proday results were announced. Was having fun with you.

    There is little tape on him available to us but you are right about the QB. He wasn't able to use his athleticism on the field with under throws. He looked to be throttling down and still had to come back and fight for balls. He is on the radar now but if you watch him he isn't just a speed guy...he shows some really good WR skills. It is just a matter of who wants to give up the higher late round pick to draft an undraftable kid before a Leon Sandcastle workout.
    wouldn't you think a guy with that kind of speed would have at least one highlight of a slat that he takes to the house (ala, Jerry Rice).
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