Sleeper Alert: Cameron Wake Is The Real Deal!

July 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Back in 2008, an NFL castoff recorded a CFL-high 23 sacks on his way to his second straight Defensive Player of the Year award.  In 2009 he recorded 5.5 sacks on very limited playing time behind Joey Porter and Jason Taylor.
The reality is that Taylor and Porter are both gone and Wake has a chance to start in the NFL.  Some people are going as far as saying that he could post double digit sacks in this upcoming season and I am one of them.
At 6'3" 250lbs, Wake is at an ideal size for an OLB.  Aside from that he also has a tremendous first step and lateral quickness.
Jason Taylor, in an interview with Dennis Dillon of the Sporting News Magazine said: "I think—maybe five years from now, maybe one year from now—people in Miami will quickly forget about me and talk about Cameron Wake because I think he has that kind of talent."
That's pretty high praise from a future Hall of Famer.  He also talked about how he learned a lot from playing b...

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