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BSJ Scouting Report: Damiere Byrd has Brandin Cooks potential, or could just be another Phillip Dorsett

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Name: Damiere Byrd
No.: 14.
Pro position: Wide receiver.
DOB: 1/27/93 (27)
College: South Carolina.
Hgt: 5-9.
Wgt: 173 pounds.
Measurables (draftscout.com) — 40y: 4.28. 10y: 1.51. Arms: 30 inches. Hands: 8 inches. Vert: 42. 3-cone: 6.6. Short Shuttle: 4.03. Broad jump: 10-11. 225-pound Bench: 13 reps.
Yr/Rnd/Team: 2015/Undrafted/Panthers.
Last pro team: Cardinals.
Games/starts, snap%: 28 career games, six starts; 11 games and 3 starts in '19; 43% of offensive snaps in '19.
Key stats: Career—44 catches on 66 targets for 488 yards (11.1 aveage), 3 TD. Two career drops. 2019—32 catches on 46 targets, 359 yards (11.2 average), 1 TD, long of 58. 


Injuries: 2019, hamstring; 2018, broken arm (twice).

Notable: Started season as No. 3 receiver behind Larry Fitzgerald and Christian Kirk. ... Usually lines up wide left, and often next to Fitzgerald. He's accustomed to running routes out of trips and multiple receiver formations. ... Very limited stints in motion. ... Occasionally was X or Z iso(lation) detached from formation.

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