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He should have been pointing at himself.
Some players hurt their stock at the NFL Combine like a paper cut hurts. It's painful but you go about your business and soon forget about it. No player took a flamethrower to his draft stock like Vontaze Burfict. Burfict tore all three ligaments in his draft stock's knee.
None other than Bleacher Report's Matt Miller, who once loved Burfict like Steve Mariucci loves hair product, is distancing himself from the former Sun Devil.
Here are some quotes on Vontaze's Combine performance by some of the best covering the NFL:
Don Banks: "This is a guy who came across to the league as having blind spots the size of, well, the Grand Canyon, which coincidentally is in Arizona."
Mike Mayock: "I’m not a fan at all. I just watched a bunch of his tape the other day. I came away unimpressed.”
Mayock saying that you can't play is like Stephen King saying that you couldn't put together a sentence if you were spotted the subject and the verb.
Silver lining: There is the Arizona State Pro Day. Baltimore Ravens director of college scouting Joe Hortiz has this to say: “Ultimately you have to look at the film. Does he play faster than he ran at Indy? There are a lot of players that fall into that case.”
That's a question Burfict better answer in a better fashion than he did during the interview portion of the Combine. He has been compared to Ray Lewis, so if the Ravens' director of college scouting gives him the benefit of the doubt, perhaps the rest of the scouting world will give him another chance.