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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:44 pm    Post subject: How have Senior Bowl Risers performed in the NFL? Reply with quote

Given the rise of Eric Fisher, and EJ Manuel, I was curious how Senior Bowl risers have fared in the NFL. Do the bust at a higher, lower, or average rate? Does anyone have any insight into how they perform at an NFL level?

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I keep thinking Robert Ayers, and am drawing a blank on every other player.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm not sure anyone would have an actual statistic for that...but my guess would be they bust at about the same rate as most prospects. I doubt there is a whole lot of variances in bust rates in things like that, but I could be wrong.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Forge wrote:
I'm not sure anyone would have an actual statistic for that...but my guess would be they bust at about the same rate as most prospects. I doubt there is a whole lot of variances in bust rates in things like that, but I could be wrong.
This. Although it helped Wilson prove he could be a viable QB it backfired for a QB like Pat White.

Mike Wallace showed up there and played well in the league. But on the flipside Andre Brown has done nothing.

Really a mixed bag.
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Okay.

Sacramento is a finals team now folks. Laughing


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Isaiah Pead was MVPead of the Senior Bowl. His stock grew tremendously. Jury is still out on him.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wasn't Geno Atkins a senior bowl riser?
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Demarcus Ware worked out well.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

First player to come to mind for Senior Bowl risers is Von Miller, which is doing pretty well I'd say. I can't say for all players though.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McNabbMcFadden wrote:
First player to come to mind for Senior Bowl risers is Von Miller, which is doing pretty well I'd say. I can't say for all players though.
Miller was already slated as a first rounder/first pass rusher off the board.
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Supersuavesky wrote:
McNabbMcFadden wrote:
First player to come to mind for Senior Bowl risers is Von Miller, which is doing pretty well I'd say. I can't say for all players though.
Miller was already slated as a first rounder/first pass rusher off the board.


He was around 25 before, and with the senior bowl and combine shot up to the top 5.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

pen15clubmember wrote:
Wasn't Geno Atkins a senior bowl riser?


not really...he still got picked in what, the third/fourth? I don't think he was every predicted to be much lower than that
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Clay Matthews is all right, I guess.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 3:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

McNabbMcFadden wrote:
Supersuavesky wrote:
McNabbMcFadden wrote:
First player to come to mind for Senior Bowl risers is Von Miller, which is doing pretty well I'd say. I can't say for all players though.
Miller was already slated as a first rounder/first pass rusher off the board.


He was around 25 before, and with the senior bowl and combine shot up to the top 5.


I remember this. Miller was thought of as a 4-3 OLB-3-4 OLB 'Tweener so team's didn't know where to slot him.

Things worked out alright for Denver though.
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