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Chiefs' Poe is playing leaner and meaner than ever before

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Roland Genesy laughs and offers up this story: It's the spring of 2012, and Genesy, a personal trainer at Transforming Bodies Fitness in Memphis, is taking turns with Dontari Poe at putting on this harness, a harness connected to a sled with 350 pounds worth of weights on it. Before long, a small crowd gathers to watch the big men do their thing. Genesy...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Poe never lost focus en route to NFL

Dontari Poe's life story has been compared to "The Blind Side." But that comparison isn't quite accurate. Poe, the Kansas City Chiefs' first round pick and the 11th overall selection in Thursday night's NFL Draft, is from a similar tough part of Memphis, Tenn., as the one Michael Oher grew up in. But there was no Sandra Bullock character scooping Dontari...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Workout wonder Poe a wildcard in draft

The following is the 9th in a series of draft profiles for potential 1st and 2nd round picks for the Dallas Cowboys. These profiles are put together with the specific needs of the Cowboys in mind, and is an attempt to examine their resumes and game tape to get an idea of who might fit in best with Dallas come draft day. Dontari Poe Memphis DT 6-foot-3, 346 lbs. 40 time: 4.91, Bench...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

DT Dontari Poe impresses at Combine with bench press, 40-yard dash

The talk of the NFL Combine Monday was Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe. Poe pumped 44 reps on the bench press Sunday, making him the strongest guy at the Combine. Then he wowed folks with a 4.87 unofficial 40-yard dash time. Poe’s 40 time was officially a 4.98, but for 6’5″ 350-pound defensive tackle, that’s still extremely impressive. Consider that USC running back...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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