Cowboys look at C J Spillman per cowboys.scout

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  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    cowboys look at c j spillman per cowboys.scout not sure if been posted or not
  2. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    I am warming up to him more and more. Not great size, but good speed and reliable tackler. I hope he's not taken prior to the 5th (by the Cowboys anyway).
  3. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    I really liked Spillman and had him on my watch list for the combine. He is very quick for his size and turns his hips well, however he didn't display the best hands the few times they showed him. Perhaps the jugs machine could clear that up.
  4. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    guy can hit and cover, can play special teams

    can't go wrong with him

    he's a FS type, but could play strong, in fact NFLDS compares him to Gibril Wilson
  5. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    C.J. Spillman
    S, Marshall
    Height: 6-0 Weight: 197
    40-yard dash: 4.46 10-yard dash: 1.50
    20-yard shuttle: 4.33 60-yard shuttle: 11.28
    Broad jump: 10-2 225-lb. bench:
    3-cone drill: 7.07 Vertical jump: 41
    Wonderlic: 20-yard dash: 2.57

    War Room analysis
    Strengths: Is productive making low open-field tackles. Shows good agility and decent footwork and quickness. Displays loose hips and some range as a deep defender.

    Weaknesses: Rarely makes plays that matter. Is not a force against the run or pass. Allows receivers to catch balls in front of him too often. Does not fill alleys in running game well. Whiffs on tackles at times, giving up big plays.

    Bottom line: Spillman shows some good athletic tools, but his effort is questionable at best. He faces long odds to stick in the NFL.

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