Ingram's arms under 30"

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  1. CowboysLaw87

    CowboysLaw87 Well-Known Member

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    @Kevin_Weidl Melvin Ingram checks in with an arm length under 30" (29 7/8). 4 year avg DEs (33 5/8) + OLBs (32 1/2)

    Ouch. That really might be a fatal flaw. I've loved him through this whole process but that is just ridiculous.
  2. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Wow. If Tyron gets his mitts on him, he's a goner.:laugh2:
  3. DanTanna

    DanTanna Original Zone Member

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    Sux having suck short arms. Mario Williams was considered to have short arm though.

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  4. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Can you play ball. Mike Singletary was called to short and too slow. Emmitt was not big enough. All these mesurement are good to take but bottom line are you a ball player can you bring it every weekend. Ingram has showed very good play and done so consistently. I'm not worried about his ability to play at this level.
  5. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    How does he button his own pants?
  6. Double Trouble

    Double Trouble Well-Known Member

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    I met singletary not too long ago. He's a small guy. It's amazing that he was able to be such a great player out in the middle of those monsters.
  7. Nation

    Nation Well-Known Member

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    They were 31.5" at the combine, that is some Costanza shrinkage right there
  8. jobberone

    jobberone Let's go fishing Staff Member

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    :laugh2:
  9. anava

    anava Well-Known Member

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    Maybe he was just cold because he just got out of the pool.
  10. Zaxor

    Zaxor Virtus Mille Scuta

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    thats huge having an underarm 30"....ooops nevermind sometimes I see things backwards
  11. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    True. I think one mistake is using workout and combine numbers and tossing out what these player did over the course of their career. You don't play vs 3 cones in football, 40 yard means little or how much you bench. Every year is it the same thing the accomplishments on the field gets tossed out by some and the focus ends up being drills.
  12. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Is it that hard to measure?

    Melvin Ingram Arm Length:

    Pro Day 29.875"
    Combine 31.5"
    Senior Bowl 30.5"
  13. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Not sure who he is, but he is full of ****. Ingram's arms were measured at 31.5" at the combine.

    Combine Results
  14. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Thats BS he had 31.5 inch arms at the senior bowl and combine
  15. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

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    How true.

    So folks are going to throw away his college tape over .5 to 1 inch??
  16. Flinger

    Flinger Active Member

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    Maybe he had just taken a cold shower.... oh, no, wait...
  17. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    I can't find any of the top passrushers with an arm length below 32". Most are 33"+.

    Aldon Smith - 35.375
    Jason Pierre Paul - 34.75"
    Demarcus Ware - 34"
    Mario Williams - 33.875"
    Von Miller - 33.4"
    Justin Tuck - 33"
    Lamar Woodley - 32.875"
    Jarod Allen - 32"
    Elvis Dumerville - I can't find an official measurement. His teammates have been quoted as saying his arms are the longest they've ever seen.

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