Projected OLB Bruce Irvin runs a 4.43 40 yard dash

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Read here. I posted about Irvin a few weeks ago and there are reasons why he would be a gamble. But a 4.43 from a 245 pound LB? That’s crazy. That’s the kind of make-up speed that could really help not only in the pass rush, but in coverage. This guy continues to intrigue me – and there is something about his story too that makes me wonder if he’s been on TT’s radar too.

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4 Responses to “Projected OLB Bruce Irvin runs a 4.43 40 yard dash”

  1. Dave K Says:

    Zach Brown just ran 4.45 in the 40. Weight is now listed at 244. Another option for Packers? Seems to be moving up draft boards.

  2. 56Coop Says:

    Interesting read from PFT

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/01/packers-approach-odd-anniversary/

  3. Dan Scharpf Says:

    Get him down to 230 lbs and make him a safty, If he can drop those 15 lbs I would think he would be even faster.

    • awhayes Says:

      interesting thought. would be a little like the Aaron Rouse experiment from a few years ago – though this guy has a bit more speed. if he’s used to rushing the passer and dealing with big bodies, i’d bet he could deliver some pretty punishing blows from the safety spot – and he has the speed to compensate for mistakes. interesting thought.

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