Name: Justin Blackmon
Age: One year younger than Dez Bryant
Position: Wide receiver
School: The place where Dez Bryant played
Year: Redshirt Junior
Relative size according to Peter King: Bigger than a tall but not quite grande-ish.
Potential Berman nicknames: “Mars” Blackmon, Justin “Credible” (which he will assume is original)
Combine results: He didn’t run the 40 and he’s not really 6’1″. Scouts were displeased.
Nicest comparison: Dez Bryant
Meanest comparison: A smaller, slower, and less explosive Dez Bryant
By which we mean: Michael Crabtree
Strengths: Ball skills, route running
Weaknesses: Lacks Dezitude
Arrests: Misdemeanor DUI
Dez was so disappointed.
Good deed that offsets character concerns:
Who wants him: St. Louis
Who will take him: St. Louis, after they trade down for four draft picks and an owner’s yacht
What scouts are saying:
Immediate impact: Sam Bradford still sucks
Down the road: Still not Dez Bryant