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McFadden just ran a 4.27

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by Electric Chair, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    4.27 unofficial time on his first run at the combine. Wow.
     
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  2. boltmanbz

    boltmanbz Well-Known Member

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    yep, and just tap his legs with one arm and he goes down
     
  3. Concudan

    Concudan Caffeinated Commando

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    Fast but is he a football player?
     
  4. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Hahahaha
    Have you ever watched him play? He's fast, quick, powerfull, a great reciever out of the backfield, and Arkansas even had him passing the ball more than a few times in every game.

    Only issues seems to be weight, I think he needs to add about 7-10lbs and become more durable, and ball control because he had 23 fumbles in college.
     
  5. boltmanbz

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    weak legs,had over 20 fumbles, not to impressed with him
     
  6. boltmanbz

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    i would take powerful out of there
     
  7. Retired Catholic

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    Receiver conversion.
     
  8. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Kinda Reggie Bush like, especially considering at Arkansas it was well known that Felix Jones was the guy to get hte tough yards inside.

    Still I think McFadden is and will be a hell of a RB in the NFL
     
  9. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    Lol... No.

    Run DMC is a stud RB that is going to wreak havoc on opposing D's. The guy can do it all. I would hate to see him wind up in Oakland.
     
  10. boltmanbz

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    i would love to see him wind up in Oakland, so he can get his *** kicked every year by our D, one swipe at the legs and he goes down, way overrated RB that took snaps at QB alot and just took off running, he is not a threat as a RB in the NFL, u got to take hits,gain extra yards after the hit and #1 hold onto the football, he is a fumbling machine, he couldnt hold LT or AP's nuts
     
  11. matilack

    matilack Take A Knee McCree!!!

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    Alright, but we can at least agree that he's better North and South than Reggie Bush ever was.
     
  12. foober

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    Stewart and mendenahall will be really good if they stay healthy. Mcfadden will be good. There was another running back that ran a 4.24. There are some good to really good rb's in this draft. I'm kind of thinking that if we get a late third compensation pick for donnie that thats where they may try and get a rb like RIce or Hart.
     
  13. Buck Melanoma

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    I'd take Mendenhall as the top RB out of the draft. He's powerful, great leg drive, & good burst. McFadden may outrun you, but he won't get the tough yards.
     
  14. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    Mendenhall seems to be the top RB candidate so far. Mayock keeps talking him up big time. His 40 time didn't hurt that #1 RB status. Impressive.
     
  15. Buck Melanoma

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    He's a load to bring down AND can make people miss. I think he'll have a longer, more productive career than McFadden.
     
  16. Showmeyourbolt

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    I can't wait to see what happens to McFadden in the NFL. He is the most explosive offensive player in this draft, but that doesn't guarantee success in the NFL.(Ahem Reggie Bush) Watch the kid play, and you'll see incredible speed and acceleration, he definitely has that burst needed to get through the hole.
     
  17. Retired Catholic

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    Well if he is as easy to knock in the dirt as some people are saying, he won't be much of a running back if he can't break tackles or hold on to the ball. If he has the huevos to go over the middle then maybe he can catch some. He seems to have a similar profile to Adrian Peterson, so who knows, maybe he can make it as a runner in the NFL, but I'm not sure I'd draft real high. I'm not one of those folks who shout soo-wee whenever I see a red uniform, so I never saw him play.
     
  18. Boltjolt

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    Mendenhall has some guns on him. That guy is built well.
     
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    Really, did you watch him play at all in college?
     
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    Arkansas RB Darren McFadden created perhaps the biggest buzz at the scouting combine in Indianapolis yesterday when the former Razorback was clocked in 4.33for the 40. In fact, some teams had the 210-pound McFadden, who is one of the top 5-6 rated players for the 2008 draft, in a blazing 4.27 seconds. on Sunday.

    However, while there is no doubting McFadden’s physical skills, the red flags about his off-field travails also continue to grow. Indeed, in addition to the fact that McFadden has been involved in a couple of bar fights, he is now also battling a paternity suit and told at least team during an interview over the weekend that he actually has two children on the way.

    :lol: looks like he's fast with the ladies, as well...
     
  21. Electric Chair

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    Sounds like he might be giving Travis Henry and Tom Brady a run for their money in the Father of the Year voting. I don't think he is fast enough to outrun a paternity suit. :lol:
     
  22. Retired Catholic

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    The Raiduhs are definitely looking at this guy then. Since Lane Kiffin is going to be a passive observer in this years draft, their board ought to look real Bohemian.
     
  23. boltmanbz

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    yep we can agree on that, i feel sorry for Reggie cause they expect him to be something he is not and thats a everydown back, he should be a 3rd down guy and return kicks and punts for sure
     
  24. boltmanbz

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    Stewart looks like he is built like a tank too, i like his vision, Mcfadden is not a everydown kinda back and the kid Mendenhall is built but he is a one hit wonder so u got to worry about that
     
  25. RMANCIL

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    McFadden is the best player in this draft. He maynot get the 2 yds that a power back will get but he will put up 6 like few others in fact coming out of school he is a much better prospect than A.P. was and he turned out OK.

    Mendenhall is more of the power back who can still score from all over the field , Charles is the RB who isn't getting a lot of press who runs just like LT and posted a 4.37 or so if I remember right.

    All of these are Ferria's not bulldozers.
     
  26. Boltjolt

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    Sounds like he isnt too bright to me.

    Speaking of which i heard Jamal Charles and Kevin Smith on Sirius radio yesterday being interviewed and they both sounded like a couple of dummy's as well.
    Afterward one of the guys interviewing said they both sounded really naive.
     
  27. Boltjolt

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    Sorry, i disagree.

    I dont think McFadden is a better prospect than Adrian Peterson was. He fumbles a lot too (23 in college)

    In fact i believe one of the NFL Network guys also said none of these RB's are in his class either....not word for word, but thats pretty much what he said.

    Personally id rather have Mendenhall. I also like Felix Jones.

    Slaton did not run as well as i figured he would(4.44,4.45 unofficial). Now i do believe he could be a 3rd rounder (although his times are still prety good but i expected 4.0 or lower) and was to workout with the WR's yesterday or today, but that isnt where i see him. He does have good hands tho.

    For a late pick for us in say the 5th, i like Tashard Choice.
     

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