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Does Dante Pettis have the talent and potential to be a #1 WR for this team?

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Does Dante Pettis have the talent and potential to be a #1 WR for this team?

If everyone lives up to their full potential they would all be #1's lol
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Originally posted by brodiebluebanaszak:
This. Too small. Will get killed.

On par with....

Brandin Cooks
Tyreek Hill
T.Y. Hilton
Doug Baldwin


#1'S comes in all forms. It's all about usage and system. No one is denying his ability. We all have to agree he's in the right system. Usage is the only thing (and health obviously) IMO that will stop him from being a top 15-20ish WR
Rookie wrs rarely have any impact at all, while on the field pettis' production when transposed over a full 16 games would have resulted in 64/1148/13; with mostly backup qb play. To put in perspective Julio Jones, as good as it gets coming out of college -went 54/959/8 as a rookie.
I got this feeling he's one of these guys whose going to struggle with injuries. Not only that, a true #1 is very aggressive to the ball, they command the ball almost and really go and get it. I like Pettis' skill set and I don't think he has to be that guy to make an impact but I don't think
He's a #1. I mean he wasn't the #1 at Washington and he was more talented than most players, that just says something about his character, not in a bad way but he's just more complimentary.
[ Edited by T-9ers on Mar 15, 2019 at 6:55 AM ]
Hes got the talent, but hes a small and brittle guy. Wouldn't be shocked if hes plagued with injuries. Needs to stop watching film and go hit the gym like Kaepernick
[ Edited by Ensatsu on Mar 15, 2019 at 6:56 AM ]
He has elite wiggle but doesn't have the size to beat bigger corner jams. Once you get your hands on him, he out of the play. Also you need great blockers on the outside in a zone scheme or at least that what I've seen. Bigger bodies naturally block better on the outside. I'm not saying he can't get better at his technique but it will take more for him to become a #1 versus another prospect or player who has the physical traits that are demanded by the position.

I know, I know the Patriots blah blah blah, but not everyone runs the Patriot offensive scheme and let's face it, the Rams scheme works because they have exceptional OL play and you must respect Gurley when healthy and a great player on his own.

I agree with a lot of others that he can be a high end #2 or even a 1b. Can't complain about that. I'm excited to see what he can do if he maintains his health. Again that can't be discounted. He was nicked up in college quite a bit too (limited at combine and pro day).

When I talk about a #1 WR, I think like others we also mean reliability, durability, a player the opposing defense must game plan for every week without fail.

I think Dante has yet to prove that and has a ways to go in making that case.
I wasnt a fan of the pick last year. I had little faith in him, and after he got hurt I thought, here we go again.

Watching him run routes is beautiful. He has a unique wiggle and hes so fluid. Hes plenty fast and has a good catch radius. I think he can develop, but he'll be more of a big play guy. We need our reliable go to guy still
No but he'll make an amazing 2 WR ala John Taylor. The only thing holding him back from being number 1 is his lack of physicality. To be a true number one WR you Ned to be able to fight for the pigskin and come up with your share of jump balls. I don't ever see Dante being this type of player, he's pure finesse.
Originally posted by brodiebluebanaszak:
Originally posted by pdizo916:
no. He cannot stay healthy.

This. Too small. Will get killed.

Yeah, what a puss bag getting his leg caught in the ground as he's being bent backwards and actually getting injured lol.

You need huge WRs like Antonio Brown and Marvin Harrison to really succeed in the NFL
Originally posted by Ensatsu:
Hes got the talent, but hes a small and brittle guy. Wouldn't be shocked if hes plagued with injuries. Needs to stop watching film and go hit the gym like Kaepernick

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No. But he could be a legit #2 on a good team

.....or lined up with AB or OBJ, oh wait
[ Edited by Aj_hwd954 on Mar 15, 2019 at 9:14 AM ]
He definitely has the skill he has the professional pedigree. Does he have the relentless drive?
Originally posted by Ensatsu:
Hes got the talent, but hes a small and brittle guy. Wouldn't be shocked if hes plagued with injuries. Needs to stop watching film and go hit the gym like Kaepernick

The gym didn't help Kaepernkck much either
Originally posted by Furlow:
Originally posted by pdizo916:
no. He cannot stay healthy.

You're making this determination after one season?

Stemming back from college. Bosa will suffer the same fate. Thats why i want sweat.
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