Originally Posted by 76Texan
My number one concern with Hopkins is whether he can handle a hit after the catch. In practice, our guys didn't go head-hunting on the receivers so there's no way we can tell. The sooner Hopkins can learn to set up the DBs, how to use his body to protect the ball, how to position himself to absorb the hit, etc., the sooner he can be a more effective receiver.
Have you read about what the Titans have been doing with Justin Hunter? It seems the majority of their focus is calling him out for being soft, questioning his toughness, etc. all in attempts to make him play tough. That was my concern with Hunter.
Hopefully AJ, Reed, and our coaches are teaching Nuk how to win while still protecting himself.