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Old 06-22-2013   #60
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Default Re: What are realistic projections for DeAndre Hopkins?

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Originally Posted by b0ng View Post
With how many carries he got last year they might have been trying to limit his total touches. Of course this is utter speculation and he might not have bee catching the ball that well in practice who knows.
I thought that had come up during the season.

But also, going just from memory and feeling, he dropped a lot of balls last year that he normally would have caught in previous years. And when he drops a ball, it usually kills a drive because it's on a 3rd down where he gets the ball around the line of scrimmage and is expected to do his thing to get to the first down marker.

In previous years, he caught those things and broke them. Last year, not so much.
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