Originally Posted by gyldenlove
I did an estimate of Jim Leonhards 40 times last week, he fielded a punt about 5 minutes to go in the 1st half, in 3 seconds with the ball he gained 13 yards in a situation where he had no defender close to him - that puts his 40 yards time at around 9 seconds. That makes him 3.5 seconds slower than Mount Cody and a solid 3 seconds slower than Rich Eisen.
There's something horribly off with your math it would seem. Overweight 50 year old men can run the 40 in less than 9 seconds.
Not to say Leonhard isn't painfully slow for a punt returner, but come on.