1. Hi Guest, Registrations are now open. See you on the inside.
    Dismiss Notice

Calvin Austin III is more than just a gadget player

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by steelersrule6, May 4, 2022.

  1. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

    24,361
    3,470
    Oct 22, 2011
    we shall find out. we have 4 of them to try. :cool:
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  2. SuperSteelers

    SuperSteelers Well-Known Member

    546
    64
    Jan 10, 2018
    Tiny Hands Pickett is grateful for this pick.
     
  3. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    21,295
    4,240
    Nov 14, 2011
     
    • Like Like x 1
  4. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    21,295
    4,240
    Nov 14, 2011
     
    • Like Like x 1
  5. Formerscribe

    Formerscribe Well-Known Member

    12,112
    1,609
    Dec 18, 2016
    Look at the tape. You will actually see him winning contested catches against bigger corners. The kid may not be big, but he is tough and he knows how to fight for the ball.
     
  6. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    36,749
    6,375
    Oct 16, 2011
    He loses much more than he wins in that area but if he can continue to get separation at the pro level as he did in college then he hopefully won’t be in the position where he needs to make contested catches very often.

    To make the most of this guys abilities, he is going to need to get the ball in space.

    What Tyreek Hill does is no small feat, it’s expecting a lot out of a rookie.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
    • Like Like x 1
  7. Formerscribe

    Formerscribe Well-Known Member

    12,112
    1,609
    Dec 18, 2016
    I haven't seen nearly enough tape to see him losing on contested catches more than he wins. If you have, you've watched a lot more of him than I have so far.

    Who is expecting him to match Tyreek Hill?
     

Share This Page

Welcome to the ultimate resource for Steelers fans. Sign Up Here!