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Brian Quick on the Vincent jackson plan

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by lockdnram21, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. SaneRamsFan

    SaneRamsFan Well-Known Member

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    Quick will be fine. Anybody paying attention could see in the last third of the season he progressed a lot. Routes assignments confidence and he started catching the ball. He was olen a bunch but there's a reason clemons is second string. Rams will draft robinson and with that rock solid run game and bradford back all of our receivers will be good. Austin gonna be a rockstar. People forget we never really saw our whole package together last year. I guess I just have more confidence in them and patience than some others. I would even go so far as to say we will see meaningful contribution from Pead. Ooh well call me an oltimist. Lifes a lot more fun that way.
  2. CGI_Ram

    CGI_Ram Hamburger Connoisseur

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    He also had some nice blocks on plays when others had the ball in their hands.
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  3. Rams and Gators

    Rams and Gators Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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  4. lockdnram21

    lockdnram21 Well-Known Member

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    thank you finally somebody sees what i was seeing
  5. CGI_Ram

    CGI_Ram Hamburger Connoisseur

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    What gives me a little confidence with Quick is; he appears to be putting the work in.

    Will the light turn on, we hope so. But if not it wasn't from a lack of effort.
  6. blackbart

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    Hence the small sample size
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  7. Rams and Gators

    Rams and Gators Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    Yeah, no proof of anything, be it a negative or positive effect form playing with Clemens or Bradford.
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    It was a drag that Bradford went down the team was really starting to come together lots of young guys getting reps and learning how to play against the best division in the league. They can still take positive advances away from a bad situation and hope they all are better right out of the gate in 2014
  9. Rams and Gators

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    I agree, what I don't agree with is Quick would have been much better with Sam than Clemens.
  10. Alan

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    That was probably just your way of expressing emphasis but isn't that one of the reasons why we're here? I've been on the other side of this issue ever since we drafted him and I can assure you that "petty jealousy" played no part in forming my opinion. I could care less what any other player did. In addition, no where in your post did you address any of the reasons I was against drafting him. That's OK. That's why we have these discussions. :) I like your views because they show passion and they're well thought out. I don't agree with your viewpoint though.

    Even if he turns out to be another Faulk I would still be against using that drafting strategy. Every draft is different but when you go into a draft you either have a drafting strategy or you do everything ad hoc. I prefer a strategy because it's works out more often that drafting like Jerry Jones. You might have to adjust your strategy to changing circumstances but that's like everything else in life. Live, learn and adjust or fail.

    I'm a fan of Austin too. :cheers:
  11. blackbart

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    We will never know
  12. Rams and Gators

    Rams and Gators Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    Yeah, we can only go off of what did happen.
  13. Memphis Ram

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    Sounds like Danny Amendola. He didn't seem to make that much of a difference.

    Add me to the choir singing "Build a strong Oline and watch how much better everyone else on offense magically looks."
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    The thing of it though is that no one is saying DON'T build a strong offensive line.

    No matter who we draft, it seems all but certain that Long and Barksdale will start at the tackles. Our center is also likely already on the roster. So it seems that guard is the weak spot, where we'll draft one and pick up another in FA (possibly Saffold). We just vary on just how to go about that.

    I agree that a strong OL will make the receivers look better... a WR who can consistently get open and draws the attention of the best corners away from the other receivers will also make the OL (and QB) look better.
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    An exceptional WR might make the QB look better by making plays on 50/50 balls but I don't see how he would make the Oline look better. It still takes time for the WR to get down field and get separation.

    It all starts in the trenches and in our division just having good enough players is not going to get is done. Saffold IMO is one of those just good enough guys who it is time to move on from.

    Matthews is a plug and play guy who could be part of that base for 10-15 years, Robinson might develop into one of those guys too. The Rams need one of those guys and more.
  16. Memphis Ram

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    You are delving into draft talk now. That said, sorry, I'm not all but certain Barksdale will start at RT. Nor am I convinced that a WR who can consistently get open and draw the attention of the best CBs from other WR will make the OLine look better. Is so, then the Arizona Cardinals Oline must be on par of a junior college squad minus Larry Fitzgerald.
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    well Danny's not a #1...i never said he was and don't consider him to be
  18. Memphis Ram

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    No you said:
    Describes Amendola to me. BTW, I never said that you said or considered Amendola to be a #1 WR.
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    I thought that once building the OL was brought up, we were talking draft. I was simply pointing out that it's not an either/or proposition.

    That said, I suppose it's not impossible that Barksdale won't be our RT, but most people around here are high on him, and stats were posted pointing at him as the #21 Tackle overall (Left or Right) last year.

    As far as Arizona's O-Line... don't you think they WOULD look worse if he wasn't getting open and Palmer had to hold onto it longer?
  20. Memphis Ram

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    No. Because he's not the only receiving target on the team and a smart OC can scheme others open if they struggle otherwise.