Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 2/27/12
By Christina Rivers When Dontari Poe (defensive tackle) out of Memphis bench-pressed 225 pounds 44 times on Sunday at the 2012 NFL Combine, he had a lot of eyes on him. Five reps short of the all-time record set by Stephen Paea proved that Poe is strong. It was his unofficial 4.87 first-attempt in the 40 that had phones ringing, and he followed it with a 4.94. Poe can bench-press 500 pounds and squats 700. Poe's potential worth after a strong combine showing may have just thrust him forward as one of the top prospects in this year's draft. Poe's size, strength and speed would improve any Read more [...]


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