Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 8/5/12
This is not what you want to see. Greg Childs is an incredibly talented player who caught 48 passes for 897 yards and 7 touchdowns as a sophomore at Arkansas in 2009 and 46 catches for 659 yards and 6 touchdowns in just 8 games in 2010, before tearing his right patellar tendon. Childs struggled mightily in 2011, seeing limited action as he attempted to work his way back from that injury, catching just 21 passes for 240 yards and not scoring. However, he worked his way back during the offseason before the draft, putting on strong individual workouts both on private visits and at his Pro Day. He ran a 4.48 40 at 6-3 219, showing off his immense athleticism and upside and convinced the receiver needy Vikings to take a chance on him in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, still at least a 2 round drop from where he would have been if fully healthy. The Vikings looked like they had a steal with him as he dominated in offseason workouts with the team and had himself in position to begin t...
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