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Monday, February 28, 2011
NFL Combine 2011 Results: Stephen Paea & the Combine's 10 Strongest Player
Stephen Paea, DT, Oregon St.
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Bench: 49 reps.
And then there’s this guy.
Paea beat everyone by 11 reps. That’s astounding. That’s basically akin to running a 4.1 forty.
Paea is strong. Unholy strong. And that’s what he projects to exhibit in the NFL—strength in stopping the run, strength in holding the point of attack. He won’t be a double-digit sack guy, but in a lot of ways players like Paea are tougher to find. In spite of his MCL injury, he is not getting out of the