Originally Posted by JerryAdvocate
both are short, stocky WRs, but Mike Thomas had better workout numbers than Steve Smith did coming out, better vert, better broad-jump, better 10-yard, better everything, yet all the pubs say that he can't challenge deep
Steve Smith was also projected to go in the 2nd/3rd round, and wasn't in the tier 1 of WRs in his class
so why can't Mike Thomas be like Steve Smith?
Like you said. Steve Smith wasn't 'Steve Smith' when he first got into the NFL.
All of these rookie WR's will have to put in a lot of work to become solid pros and that includes Crabtree.