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Saturday, October 22, 2011

Draft Rewind 2008 - Eddie Royal - Denver Broncos

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about EDDIE ROYAL: Virginia Tech, 5095 184 4.46. Four-year starter. Runs sharp routes and snatches the ball in his hands. Sudden and explosive. Good adjust to bad balls. Demonstrates rare quickness when using double moves and getting into and out of the pass routes. Has run after catch and return skills. Impressive Combine workout. Put up 225 pounds 24 times. Soft hands. Catches ball away from his body. A natural speed guy with lateral quickness. Physical blocker despite size. Highly competitive. Explosive and smooth. Gains separation with sharp cuts and darting moves. Good field awareness after catch or returns in the open field. Elusive and slippery. Hits the seam as a returner full speed. No hold up on release. Can adjust and make the overhead catch. Tough kid that will catch the ball in a crowd. Effective short as well as a deep receiver. Good vision to track the ball. OSR:8/52. Third/fourth round. (A-31, H-8 5/8, SS-4.35, VJ-36).