Doug Baldwin talks NFL, business and talent evaluation in Twitter rant

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Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin talked business and how pundits and analysts handle talent evaluation in a lengthy Twitter rant on Friday.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin took to Twitter for a rather extensive rant on Friday. To call it a rant isn't to attempt to discredit it in anyway, but Baldwin himself said that he was about to go on the rant. Baldwin talked about the NFL as a whole, and the fact that it's a business first, with a No. 1 goal of entertainment and making money.

Of course, that's not shocking at all and something that anybody should know. But Baldwin did go a little deeper, talking about the way that analysts and pundits evaluate talent pre-draft and at the next level. Baldwin, notably, was not invited to the combine in 2011 and was signed as an undrafted free agent. He ended up being a big part of Seattle's run at the Super Bowl this past year.

Baldwin makes several references to players on that Super Bowl-winning team, his teammates, and notes how public perceptions of these players were wrong in the past. Below, we'll embed the whole rant, going with his earliest first (so notably, it will read the opposite direction of his Twitter feed):

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