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Monday, November 14, 2011

Draft Rewind 2009 - Beanie Wells - Arizona Cardinals

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about BEANIE WELLS: Ohio State, 6010 235 4.53. Junior entry. Two-year starter. Power runner with excellent inside vision and running skills. Not easy to tackle. Gets yards after the first hit. Always going forward. Strong enough to break tackles on the second level. Downhill runner that picks up strength and speed as he runs. He has 34 runs of over 20 yards the past two years. Runs high, similar to Brandon Jacobs of the Giants. Plays in the ‘I’ formation, one back set, or off set formations. Rarely dances in the hole. Explosive runner. Well built and defined body. He follows his blockers, but needs to be more patient to allow his blockers to set up. Can carry his pads. He rushed for 1224 yards against the ten ranked teams played the last two years. Rarely used in the passing game, caught 15 passes in his career. Will face up and block in pass protection. Will need work as a receiver but does have capable hands as a blocker. Was a man playing with boys when we first observed him as a high school senior in the Army All-Star Classic. Little has changed in three years. Long arms and big hands. A power back that has had a variety of injuries over his three year career. Durability is a concern, but he is the best back in the 2009 draft. OSR:6/29. First round. (A-33 5/8, H-10, BP-25, SS-DNP).