Originally posted by RichmondPete:Originally posted by B650:Originally posted by BrianGO:
I thought about it, and I couldn't think of another player to avoid ridicule, so I'm gonna go ahead and say it.
He catches the ball like Jerry Rice.
He just kind of absorbs the ball into himself.
He also seems to have a very quick mind, with very quick movements.
Jerry Rice is the one player he reminds me of.
Rice never wasted an inch of movement, or nanosecond of time.
He looks like a very raw Jerry Rice, because Rice ran crisper routes (no one has ever run better routes) and always instantaneously made just the right move which gave him the most yards possible after the catch.
Crabtree is not close to that, but physically and mentally, it is very similar.
I actually agree. The way he runs precise routes, makes quick cuts, and catches the ball does remind me of Jerry Rice. He's similar in size too. It remains to be seen how well Crabtree handles double teams, if he gets caught from behind, if he can stretch the field, etc. We'll find out more next week.
I think when a guy comes in off the street and performs the way he did with 2 different QBs hes never played in a game with throwing to him, you dont have to hesitate to say we all saw greatness.
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