CBJ Board Other Sports Thread: Part IV
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02-24-2009, 11:29 AM
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Is anyone else surprise at Lauranitus running a 4.8 40 at the combine? He always looked fast enough in games; but that a very poor time for a NFL linebacker, these days. In contrast, Freeman is testing very well. Watching him for four years, I would have thought that I could beat him on a pass pattern! To put that into perspective: Hitch, on skates, on a muddy field, could cover me!
This will be another good test of the different values placed on game film and combine scores. Should be interesting to follow.
I'm not too surprised. I think Laurinitis is quick, but not fast. He has burst speed, but over distance, I don't think so. I did see that the mean time for a ILB like Laurinitis is something like 4.8, so he's not on the radar for a red flag.
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