Put back into his role, the X, he will be more than adequate this year. I think he will finally excell in that area because he will be allowed to focus just on that.
In search for receiving help, what about Greg Childs? | StarTribune.comQuote:
The 22-year-old receiver has since attacked his rehabilitation with great effort and positive energy. But the fact remains that a return to full health from injuries that severe registers somewhere between questionable and doubtful. In a league, where every fraction of a second, every little bit of burst matters, Childs has a long road back to even consider being a significant factor as an NFL receiver.
If it took him upwards of 18 months to feel right again after his college knee injury, what’s the realistic timetable of getting him back up to speed with two knees to work on and worry about?
With him taking 18 months to recover from the Oct. 2010 injury (which takes us right before the 2012 draft) & him rupturing not only the same patella, but both patellas only 4 months later there is a huge injury risk with Childs, plus if the recovery time is the same as his last injury, he won't be ready to play until January 2014, which would keep him on the IR another season. Simpson on the other hand signed a $2.1 mil contract for 2013 & received a $500,000 signing bonus.
2012, 274 yards in 12 games with zero TD's.
Career, Less than 1300 yards.
It would require a great leap of faith to envision Simpson doing well simply by going back to the X, considering he is unable to gain separation and his QB is the league leader for long ball inaccuracy in the NFL.
Simpson, like Ponder, has run out of excuses.
Man, what a waste of a few years that was.
We at least brought in one known variable, Jennings.
Even though Simpson made one spectacular and athletic move to score a TD as a Bengal, I still think he was an unknown quantity and a work in progress.
I just hope that Jennings, Patterson, and X (Y or Z, who's on first) can provide a combination of options to help Ponder be successful. I would hate for Ponder to be the next T Jack.
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Ingram wasn't supposed to be a Charger, is unlike any Charger Page 2 of 2 | UTSanDiego.comQuote:
You know who’s arms are 31 inches? Jared Allen, whose 47½ sacks since 2009 lead the NFL.
Jared Allen - AFC West Blog - ESPNQuote:
Ingram’s arm length is 31.5 inches, according to Steve Muench of Scouts Inc.
Two of the better pass-rushers in the NFL, Kansas City’s Tamba Hali and Minnesota’s Jared Allen, have arms in the same length range as Ingram.