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Scout suggests that Kyler Murray inflated his height at the Scouting Combine – ProFootballTalk

AP When quarterback Kyler Murray sprouted from under 5'10 "in August to over 5'10" in February, eyebrows were raised. I joked that maybe it spent 48 hours in a zero-gravity chamber before coming to the Combine. In the eyes of some, maybe it wasn't a joke. " I think that his height was inflated '' an unnamed scout told Dan Patrick on Tuesday, and then relayed the story on the Wednesday edition of his show. "Maybe it's the tin-foil hat theory. You just don't see it. If it refuses to be measured at the Pro Day, that will count. '” It's definitely a tin-foil hat theory, but with so much gold riding on individual draft position, who knows that prospects may do to warp reality ? As to Murray's weight, Chris Simms suggested last week that Murray possibly opted to work out at the Combine because he focused on packing as many pounds as possible, and that Murray will turn his attention to weight and running as fast as possible. at his Pro Day workout. Regardless, the Murray situation is an example of extreme analysis and suspicion and skullduggery, in every direction. Ultimately, all that matters is whether the kid can play. As we said throughout Combine week on PFT Live the risk of drafting Kyler Murray and having become a bust is outweighed by the risk of passing on the NFL's next phenomenon.

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When quarterback Kyler Murray sprouted from under 5’10 “in August to over 5’10” in February, eyebrows were raised. I joked that maybe it spent 48 hours in a zero-gravity chamber before coming to the Combine.

In the eyes of some, maybe it wasn’t a joke.

I think that his height was inflated ” an unnamed scout told Dan Patrick on Tuesday, and then relayed the story on the Wednesday edition of his show. “Maybe it’s the tin-foil hat theory. You just don’t see it. If it refuses to be measured at the Pro Day, that will count. ‘”

It’s definitely a tin-foil hat theory, but with so much gold riding on individual draft position, who knows that prospects may do to warp reality ? As to Murray’s weight, Chris Simms suggested last week that Murray possibly opted to work out at the Combine because he focused on packing as many pounds as possible, and that Murray will turn his attention to weight and running as fast as possible. at his Pro Day workout.

Regardless, the Murray situation is an example of extreme analysis and suspicion and skullduggery, in every direction. Ultimately, all that matters is whether the kid can play. As we said throughout Combine week on PFT Live the risk of drafting Kyler Murray and having become a bust is outweighed by the risk of passing on the NFL’s next phenomenon.

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