Originally Posted by wayne_motley
I think people should quit worrying about Gin's 40 time and stop praising his true speed. The bottom line is you are foolish to take a WR in the first round when the guy is clearly NOT a top receiver.
He is not a polished receiver...he's not tough...he doesn't run good routes, which also includes reading defenses and defenders, and he's no where near ready to play WR in the NFL.
Why draft a fast runner/special teams guy in round 1?
Let's face it...as great as Devin Hestor turned out as a return man, would you spend a first round draft pick on him???
[View Full Quote]I'd take Bowe, Jarrett, or Meacham ahead of Gin, JR because I want a #1 or #2 receiver, not a return man, and the guy who becomes one of your starting WR's is not going to be returning kicks or punts when he's starting anyway. So those who want him to return kicks while learning the position are basically saying spend pick #22 on a special teams guy and hope he can start at WR one day as an impact receiver, at which time he won't be a return man anymore....too many if's for me.
Very well put, I agree.
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