Here are my thoughts on Wylie.
Originally Posted by jason1981
He was very good on returns, but so were Davis and McCluster. When Toub was with the Bears everyone knows what he did with Devin Hester, but Jonny Knox and Tim Jennings (I think) were also very good on kick and punt returns. I think Reid feels that as long as he has a fast returner who can make one guy miss, Toub's system will get them big returns. Dex and Nile are expected to do more than Devin with the offense and only one guy can return the ball at a time, so Wylie was just taking up a roster spot that they needed for depth in other positions (Like linebacker).
I also think his hamstring injury in the final preseason game may have been more significant than they let on, but Reid played it down so Wylie would have a better chance of getting picked up by another team.
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