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Dick the Butcher

"Luke Kuechly defines what a freak is."

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yeah I like the positive attention to anyone on our team but Kuechly isn't even the most freakish athlete on that side of the ball.

 

Maybe if they mean "freak" to be the ridiculous combination of skillsets / abilities that Kuechly has I can get behind it.

 

Meh - no reason to bitch about positive attention I guess.  Just let it flow.

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Darin Gantt most accurately described Thomas Davis IMO....he is too quick and powerful for his body to handle it.

Davis IMO is the most physically talented LB in Panther history.

Luke has has great physical talent....but his instincts and film work make his game special along with the physics aspect

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Patrick Willis often gets talked about as being one of the freakiest and his combine had a lot to do with that. Certainly one of the freakiest combine performance for a MLB.

Luke has basically the same or better combine and you don't hear anything about it.

 
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Keek's athleticism is definitely underrated. You look at his combine numbers and they are pretty much ideal across the board for a 4-3 MLB. But, a freak? Not so sure about that. Guys like Cam, Peppers, Dontari Poe, Vernon Davis, Patrick Willis... those are freaks. Those guys have size/speed combos that just don't happen.

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He doesn't look the part of an "athletic freak" because most "athletic freaks" are monsters. 

I think it is because he doesn't go for the highlight reel hit every possession and just wraps people up.

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Keek's combine was not similar to Willis'. Keek ran in the 4.5s. Great for a LB, but not jaw dropping. When a 240+ guy runs in the 4.3s like Willis did, that is jaw dropping.

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Well, he said freak- he didn't say athletic or physical freak.

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People don't consider him a freak because he is white, and that isn't part of the generally accepted white player description vocabulary.

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