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  •  Have to agree (0+ / 0-)

    the combine performance was an excuse for the team owners to be cowards.

    "Valerie, why am I getting all these emails calling me a classless boor?"

    by TLS66 on Sat May 10, 2014 at 06:04:47 PM PDT

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    •  No, it was a football-based reason. (0+ / 0-)

      He was next-to-last in bench press and ran a 4.91. There were six events for DLs at the combine, and Sam didn't perform among the top 15 defensive lineman in any of them.

      Jackson Jeffcoat, of Texas, had a much better resume:

      2013: First-team All-American selection, Co-Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Year and Ted Hendricks Award winner. Was only FBS defensive lineman to lead his team in tackles.
      and was a top-15 performer in four of the six combine events...and went undrafted.

      The word "parent" is supposed to be a VERB, people...

      by wesmorgan1 on Sat May 10, 2014 at 11:12:33 PM PDT

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      Then you are quite ignorant and know nothing about football.  

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