Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/17/14

DENVER - AUGUST 29: Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Pittsburgh Steelers avoids a diving tackle by safety Kyle McCarthy of the Denver Broncos and scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 29, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)
Going into the 2010 NFL Draft, Jonathan Dwyer was one of the hottest names floating around in dynasty circles. After all, he had just finished a fantastic career at Georgia Tech that saw him run for 1,395 yards in each of his last two seasons, on a healthy average of over 6.4 yards per carry. Tack on his 26 touchdowns in those two seasons and he looked like a future first round rookie pick in dynasty drafts. All was not to be wine and roses, though. Prior to the combine, Dwyer revealed he had been playing at around 240 pounds his entire Junior season (his last in college) and his coaches verified his weight was a constant challenge for him to maintain. He was able to get down to 229 for the NFL combine and ran a 4.59 40 at there, though some had him clocked in the 4.6 or 4.7 range, which is pretty sluggish for a tailback. When you combined his disappointing combine numbers (somewhat verified at his pro day) with concerns about his ability coming from an unconventional triple option ...
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