I'm not using 700 yards as an absolute bench mark. 700 yards does not represent some sort of barrier between average and good. In saying that he's never gotten 700 yards, I was merely pointing out that he's never put up impressive numbers. You can call him a 700 yard receiver if you'd like, but that's still merely middling production, and could definitely be upgraded upon.
1. He was only 23 yards and 1TD away from your dumbass bench mark. At the same time playing 2 less games and most of a 3rd do to a concussion. Are you seriously this ANAL???
2. No he doesn't Lafell is quicker and changes direction a lot more then he gets credit for.
Rogers also has a lower Scouts Grade then Lafell. So the better Prospect thing is wrong.
Better change of direction really???
3. 31 teams passed on A Rodgers so that don't mean poo. One of the best Coaches in the league didn't pass on Moss and he could see how Moss can help the rest of his WR. No matter what dumb poo you can think of. Moss is still a player that can take the top off of a defense and is still a deep threat. Don't act like that doesn't effect a defense.
Three-cone drill. Shuttle run. These are drills designed to test the speed at which players change directions. Rogers ran every single one of them faster than did LaFell. When I say that Rogers changes directions better than LaFell, I'm using real statistical evidence, not some Youtube highlights. Rogers is the same size, he runs faster, he jumps higher, he changes directions more quickly, and his hands are bigger. He is a superior physical prospect. Again, these are just facts.
31 teams did not pass on Rodgers. 23 teams passed on Rodgers (kind of funny that you missed than when you've been calling me a tennis fan all week). Anyway, all 32 teams did pass on Tom Brady, so I get the point that you're trying to make. The problem is that Tom Brady and Randy Moss were in entirely different situations. Brady was totally unproven. Moss had been in the league for a long, long time. Everybody knew exactly what they were getting with Moss, and only one team wanted him. A smart team, yes, but there's more than one of those in the league. Regardless, the original point was that the 49ers didn't have a great receiving group, and I'm still right in that regard.