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12-07-2012, 09:11 PM
Kyle McMahon
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Originally Posted by JCD View Post
This is a common misconception. NFL has power, size AND speed.

People seem to forget that the CFL only gets players who are unable to make it in the NFL. For the most talented, the CFL is the second choice.

It is a mistake to think that just because an NFL athlete is >250 pounds, that they cannot run. That they are >250 pounds and CAN run is why they were able to make it to the upper echelon of football.
Yup. You pretty much need to be a genetic freak of nature to star in a defensive front 7 in the NFL. Relatively normal human beings can still occupy these positions in the CFL for the most part.

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