OK, we know he is smart, the generalized scouting report is that you wish he were a better athlete: See for example: DeMeco Ryans Scouting Report OK, I haven't seen him play but the way this is written up is that he is just a smart guy who can get into the right places but you worry some that he isn't enough of an athlete for the NFL. A shorthand. Well then, I was goofing around and reread something I read a while back. Before the draft so I wasn't paying particulate attention to Ryans. It was the Pat Kirwin article that we talked about a while back about how he grades players in order to get a sense of the sort of athlete they are. Obviously, it has its limitations, but it just a generalized sense of things. And lookie at this: Just something interesting I wanted to share.