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This season will be smittys last 1000 yard season

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To back the earlier post up, of those WR's only Drew hill was under 5-10 tall.

He had 1000 yard seasons at 34 and 35 then dropped off to 600 and then 300 yards before retiring. During his last 5 seasons his Yard per Catch dropped over 5 yards. From his peak to his last 1000 yard season his Yards per reception dropped 8 yards. He went from averaging around 17-18 Y/R with a high of 20 to 10-13 Y/R in that time period.

Basically what I'm saying is that his dropped happened and he fell off a cliff speed wise.

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Terrell Owens had 983 in 2010 and he was 37.

Tony Gonzales as a TE had 930 yards last year and was 36.

Jerry Rice had a 1000 yard season at age 40.

Issac Bruce had a 1000 yard season at 34 and 850 yards at 36.

Tim Brown had a 1000 yard season at 35.

Marvin Harrison had a 1000 yards season at age 34.

James Lofton had a 1000 yards season at 35.

Here is a good list oof all time receiving leaders if you need more:

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/leaders/rec_yds_career.htm

Our own Moose had over 900 yards when he was 35.

Smitty is currently 23rd on the all-time list.

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Don't worry ya'll. We got Armanti Edwards.

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Don't worry, we have Joe Adams.

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P55, the only guy that's got a 1000 yard season that fits Smith's play style and size is Drew Hill, the rest are almost all over 6-0 tall and completely different types of receivers.

I'm not saying that he can't do it, but history says it's not very likely that he gets 1000 yards after 34. I think if the team moves him to the slot like he wants, it's more likely to happen. Plus the team's already said they plan on playing him less this and maximizing his reps.

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Don't worry, we have Joe Adams.

Is there an echo?

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put him in the slot for the rest of his career and he'll post Gonzalez type numbers.

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best thing we can do is get some kind of legit receiving threat for defenses to worry about and draw attention away from smith. that guy isn't on the roster.

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Another thread about having to " draft a WR in the 1st round" in a draft without any sure fire elite WR.

How many angles are we going to go with this topic?

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I agree we need a WR. It's just that this years class is not that great. Rather ride it out one more year and draft a stud next year in the fitst.

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Armanti was drafted to be the next megatron remember?

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2 Years left at 1k seasons.

However, as previously mentioned above, put him in the slot, and he can minimally, contribute another 2,000-2,500 yards over 3 seasons. He has too much fire in him to walk away from the game while he can still make a roster even at a reduced role.

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