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Undrafted players can become NFL stars

With 4.28 speed, Willie Parker was the only undrafted running back among the NFL's 16 1,000-yard rushers last season, and his 1,202 yards were the most by a Steeler since Jerome Bettis ran for 1,341 yards in 2000. To this day, Chargers GM, A.J. Smith, is mystified how players such as Parker can get past talent evaluators. (Charlotte Observer)

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