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Old 03-19-2014, 02:51 PM   #35
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Default Re: Steve Smith signs 3 Year Deal with Ravens

Originally Posted by mikegrimey View Post
I think a lot of people exaggerate Wards lack of speed as well. He was surely never a DeSean Jackson/mike Wallace fly route threat, but he wasn't Clod footed or moving w TE speed, I can even recall a couple of plays where he burned some damn good QBs, I remember an 86-yard catch and run against the pats in 04 and a 70+ Uarder from Charles Batch in 06 against Atlanta in which he even lost a shoe
His last two years he clearly lost some speed, but the generalization that he was always a slow wr who couldn't get separation is exaggerated
hines ran a 4.55 coming out of college.
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