Thanks a lot Mayo for the nice compliment. I definitely have grown more comfortable writing these up and being honest about what I see both positively and negatively.Another nice writeup, on one of the most intriguing pics for the team this year. I think he'll be a movable chess piece.
One thing to keep in mind with Grissom's lateral movement is that he hasn't had a chance to settle into a role. When I watched early film of JJ Watt at Wisconsin, I was struck by how well he moved forward and back, and how stiff his lateral movement was. That obviously changed, and fast. Grissom played TE, so I'm guessing he has some lateral movement skills that can be improved when coaching and experience.
BTW, there's been a lot of growth in your profiles since you started them. It's nice to see. Great job.
I sometimes think that the most useful attribute in those writing scouting reports is the willingness to potentially make a fool out of themeselves. People who are willing to go out on a limb and deviate from the herd mentality often contribute useful insights, even if they end up being wrong. As Nick Caserio said, no one is truly an "expert". Two highly diverging perspectives on the same player can both be quite valuable, and neither necessarily "wrong". There are so many things that go into making any player succeed in the NFL, and the line between success and failure can be paper thin.Thanks a lot Mayo for the nice compliment. I definitely have grown more comfortable writing these up and being honest about what I see both positively and negatively.
I am right there with you on Rush, can't believe he wasn't drafted.I'd like to bet someone that in the next three years the 49ers will get more production out of undrafted free agent Marcus Rush out of Michigan State than the Patriots will with Geneo Grissom, assuming both make their teams.
I didn't say he was coming in Day 1 as Mike Vrabel. His physical attributes and athletic skillset along with his versatility all look and sound like Mike Vrabel to me. You have to remember, Mike Vrabel was not this sure fire prospect coming out of college and it took him 4 plus years to really start to make significant contributions.Comparing Grissom's potential to Mike Vrabel's production? C'mon, man.