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Old 07-24-2004   #1
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A few months ago I mention something about Brock Lesnar trying to get into the NFL. Most thought it was just a joke, myself included. However Brock seems to be serious. He's even worked out with a few teams. While signing Lesnar would be a huge risk, He did record a 4.7, 40. For a man that size to run that fast, it is a chance someone might risk it. I feel him being out of football since 97', the best he could hope for right now is practice squad. After that who knows. My questions are, 1 Will Brock ever make an impact on the NFL? And, 2 When? Finally with who? and Should the Texans take a look.
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I bet he catches on somewhere.
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He would be a great fit at KC or any team with a coaching staff that can teach and has the ability ($) to bring along a project (which includes Dallas). This guy could be a monster D Tackle or LB but is he juiced? Can he pass a drug screen? Can he deal with being a scrub for a while or is he a prima donna? I don't think anyone will give him a serious look until he gets some PT in the World league or something.
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the only way he makes it onto an NFL roster is as a special teams player. then it would take him about 2 years to learn a position, and in his case it would be defensive end.
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My questions are, 1 Will Brock ever make an impact on the NFL? And, 2 When? Finally with who? and Should the Texans take a look.
1. No
2. Never
3. No one
4. No way

I'm I the only one that sees this as a publicity stunt? The way I see it, the guy needed a little vacation from the body oil & bikini circuit (not to mention the roids). So why not get a little free pub in the mean time by announcing to his public his intentions of joining the NFL. This guy will be back on the soap opera in tights tour by next year. If he really wanted to be a football player, he would have gone to Europe or Canada this year to get some seasoning. By trying to start at the top, he indicates that he's not willing to do what in takes to be a football player. Like his "sport", this guy is one big joke.
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If he can put fans in the seats, he can play (the bench) for somebody. He doesn't even have to be good, remember MJ playing baseball. Minnesota needs to do something or we will be watching Ol' Red at the podium in a press conference from the Alamodome. He is a Minnesota guy and there may be some appeal, remember Bucky the Aggie.
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he is a hell of an athlete, so he is worth bringing into a training camp at the minimum. If he can prove that he can learn the playbook and follow instructions, with his athletic ability, he will be worth signing to the practice squad.
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If he can put fans in the seats, he can play (the bench) for somebody. He doesn't even have to be good, remember MJ playing baseball. Minnesota needs to do something or we will be watching Ol' Red at the podium in a press conference from the Alamodome. He is a Minnesota guy and there may be some appeal, remember Bucky the Aggie.
I guess you were right about that.


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I want to see this guy get destroyed in a preseason game. Please Mike Tice, don't cut him before the 1st preseason game.
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Do you think Red will move the team to texas with the way San Antonio is growing?
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I heard on ESPN Radio that Mike Tice is really excited about Hovan this year. He said that he's shed some wait, and stopped trying to get as big as he could possibly be and go back to the quick athletic DT we all know and hate. They could have one of the best D-Lines in the NFL if they make a trade for Ogunleye.

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John Clayton, of ESPN.com, reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent DL Brock Lesnar, a former WWE wrestler. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
I am looking forward to seeing the Vikes preseason games now.
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Amazing. He runs a 4.7, 40 and now he's NFL material. With all the heck Clarett got on this board questioning his skills because of his age, it's suprising to hear this response from some of the posters on this board. This man has been away from football for almost 10 years, this aren't on his side to say the least. But at the same time, I would never fault a man for giving it his all. I say good for him.
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