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Old 02-26-2012, 10:12 PM   #68
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Originally Posted by Jameson View Post
when observing a prospect's combine weight, we should determine if they are "big" or "undersized" (in terms of weight, but not height) based off of how they compare to the average ... prospect, not how they compare to the average nfl [player].
This is another point I disputed earlier in the thread. It's seems like a silly way to do things, since you're limiting yourself to something other than the 'standard' (league average).

If the draft class included a bunch of enormous freaks at defensive tackle who pushed the average weight up to 330lbs, would you downgrade a guy for weighing only 315lbs and say he's undersized? If the cornerback class included a ridiculous amount of track athletes who pushed the 40-yard dash average down to 4.35, would you downgrade a guy for running a 4.45 and call him slow?
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