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Big play ability defines Luke Powell

Big play ability. It is a craving that must be satiated by NFL teams. They are looking for the next guy who can break into the open field and never get caught. Having that kind of ability from the wide receiver or kick returner position is almost a luxury. So when you have had four plays that have traversed 75 plus yards during a college career, you will get noticed.<br><br>That is the resume Luke Powell brings to camp, an undrafted free agent signed by the San Diego Chargers after the draft.

Athletes come in many sizes. On the football field there is a prototypical dimension that every NFL team expects from their wide receivers. Luke Powell is anything but that mold. His platform shoes place his height at 5-8, but get him into the open field and he will duck your tackle, go through legs, or run around you. Powell was a First Team All-American as a returner in 2001. That year he...

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