Cleveland Browns Spotlight: TE Benjamin Watson

April 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

On March 12, Benjamin Watson signed a three-year deal with the Cleveland Browns, re-uniting him with his former assistant coach Eric Mangini.

For a team whose players have made a lot of stupid plays over the years, Cleveland took no chances with this one, bringing in the smartest player in the NFL.

Coming out of Georgia prior to the draft, Watson amazed scouts with his extremely high football IQ, posting a 48 on the combine's Wonderlic test, currently the highest score among active NFL players.
To put that in perspective, it's like scoring a 172 on a standard IQ test.
The highest prospect this year scored a 43, an impressive score as well from Minnesota receiver Eric Decker, while Rhodes Scholar FSU safety Myron Rolle only scored a 33.
His intelligence obviously was a great upside, but his physical skills were definitely not to be overlooked. Posting a 4.44 second 40-yard dash time, and putting up 32 reps of 225 pounds.
With such impressive measu...

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