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    Beanie Wells to go pro

    Ohio State Buckeyes' Beanie Wells to forgo senior season for NFL - ESPN


    Anyone think he'll be a better pro than Shonn Greene?


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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    MEE!!



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Beanie is great in Madden 09.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    He might be if he can stay healthy, that guy is always banged up.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Quote Originally Posted by hobbsfan27 View Post
    MEE!!
    I agree, but I was hoping for more elaboration.


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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Must stay healthy first.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Throw Moreno into the mix. Where does rate?


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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    If Wells can stay healthy he will be better than Green. He's bigger, faster, and has much better hands.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Quote Originally Posted by jdewaard View Post
    Anyone think he'll be a better pro than Shonn Greene?
    I see Greene as a solid back but not a superstar. Maybe like a Thomas Jones. I think wells has the potential to be something special but durabillity worries me.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    I will rank Wells to end up with a little bit better career outside of football than Maurice Clarett.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Quote Originally Posted by Wallacelantz View Post
    I see Greene as a solid back but not a superstar. Maybe like a Thomas Jones. I think wells has the potential to be something special but durabillity worries me.
    Greene does not have the hands or the blocking ability to be in the same league as Thomas Jones.

    Jones = one of the most underrated backs in the league.


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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Good idea to get to the NFL before more injuries get to him


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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    RBs should always go pro early if they have the chance. The NFL lifespan of a RB is just too short.



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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneu View Post
    Good idea to get to the NFL before more injuries get to him

    with running backs, leaving early is less of an issue than with QBs. It's been said by multiple coaches, that you can't coach a running back the same way you can a QB. So much of what running backs do is instinctive. And really, is Wells going to be that much better next year? He already has an NFL body. 230+ lbs. He is ready.


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    Re: Beanie Wells to go pro

    Quote Originally Posted by jdewaard View Post
    Ohio State Buckeyes' Beanie Wells to forgo senior season for NFL - ESPN


    Anyone think he'll be a better pro than Shonn Greene?

    Yes. I do. However, that's only based on his ability to avoid injury. I would compare Beanie to AP, and both of them were a little fragile in their college careers.

    I agree with the previous posters that RBs should go as early as possible, because of their shelf life. The 30 year old threshold is almost freakishly the end of every RB.


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