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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 11:47:35 AM(UTC)
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Numerous outlets say the talent is there for Colt Lyerla, and there is absolutely no question about it.

He's 6'4" and 242 pounds and clocked a 4.61 in the 40 yard dash.

Unfortunately he's a more troubled version of Jermichael Finley. Yep, he says some stupid crap on Twitter. The worse things are his drug arrest and other off field issues.


Everything that Johnny Jolly went through, if Jolly can reach out to this kid and bring him down to earth, I think it'll be a huge catch for the Packers.


Read his Draft Profile for more information.
http://www.nfl.com/draft...s/colt-lyerla?id=2543636
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#2 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 11:51:49 AM(UTC)
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Talented guy, but a complete idiot.

Offline Pack93z  
#3 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 12:28:49 PM(UTC)
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Where the hell is my popcorn when some comment on this prospect.... [grin1]

On a serious note.. worth a look.. on a UDFA deal if they bring him in, there is little risk if he steps out of line. Drop the hammer quicker than a hiccup.
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#4 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 1:10:08 PM(UTC)
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not packer people. ban him. [grin1]

Actually he is worth a look. That doesn't cost them anything. If they send him packing it still doesn't cost them anything.
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wpr said: Go to Quoted Post
not packer people. ban him. [grin1]



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#6 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 1:24:55 PM(UTC)
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THRILLED with this move. Yes. He was a guy I was hoping we'd use a 7th rounder on but I guess we didn't need to. Pretty amazing the guy didn't even get signed as an UDFA. He has to just tryout. Wow.

I hope he gets his act together for himself and then for the Green Bay Packers. This guy could be a monumental addition or merely just a mental one.
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No risk and all reward (if he pans out). He's someone I wanted. If not for the off field issues this guy was arguably an early second round pick. If he gets his act together and sticks, this could be a huge steal.
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They didn't sign him he's on a tryout with like 30 other players.
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#9 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 2:32:57 PM(UTC)
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steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
They didn't sign him he's on a tryout with like 30 other players.


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#10 Posted : Friday, May 16, 2014 2:54:56 PM(UTC)
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From a talent standpoint, Lyerla is one of the top 100 players of his class. However, red flags drop his draft stock. Last October, he was arrested for cocaine possession. Ultimately, he and Oregon parted ways from one another. Misgivings aside, Lyerla’s combination of size and athleticism is what teams want in the modern-day tight end. He’s a natural pass catcher and hustles on every play. With a high ceiling, it seems likely somebody will take a flier on him in the later rounds.

That was my scouting report on him.

I rated him higher than Richard Rodgers.
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