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Rams Signing Davin Joseph

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by RamBill, May 27, 2014.

  1. FRO Well-Known Member

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    Is this being reported or just your assertion?
     
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  2. FRO Well-Known Member

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    Just liking this quote isn't enough. I have to respond letting everybody know that I like it.
     
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  3. TheDYVKX THE D

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    Sorry, just an assertion. They had interest in him previously, so figured I'd throw it out there.
     
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  4. FRO Well-Known Member

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    That's fine, I was just making sure I hadn't missed anything.
     
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  5. FRO Well-Known Member

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    If the Rams get into camp and Joseph looks like his 2011 form, what do you do? A best possible scenario.
     
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  6. Tony iz Ramlike Well-Known Member

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    Is this real life!? MUH HAHAHAH this is awesome :)
     
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  7. Legatron4 Well-Known Member

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    Long
    Robinson
    Wells
    Joseph
    Saffold

    That's what you do.
     
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  8. TheDYVKX THE D

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    If it was me, I wouldn't move an All-Pro type talent like Saffold to RT for Joseph. To be honest, I would have to keep Joseph as a backup even if he was playing at a high level. Hard to justify taking out a young super athletic run blocking guard who dominates (assuming Robinson plays as well has he projects, and Saffold plays as well as he did previously) to replace him with an older slower weaker pass blocking guard, even if that guard was playing well. Less upside than keeping Saffold at the position and Saffold fits the power scheme better. Also, Saffold isn't any better than Barksdale at RT. Might be the best 5 players, but not putting them into the best position to succeed.

    Just my 2 cents.

    Joseph is basically guaranteed to get SOME snaps with the way injuries seem to hit our line though. Hopefully it doesn't happen, but it's true.
     
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  9. Ramhusker Well-Known Member Pit Boss

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    I love this signing. I know some think the guy is done but a change of scenery and new coaching to him just might turn that light back on. I like it.
     
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  10. flv 

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    It's a move that's been projected elsewhere for a while. Supposedly we were looking to sign him after June 1st so it wouldn't count against us, (and for the Buccaneers), in terms of 2015 compensatory picks.
     
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  11. FRO Well-Known Member

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    Here is a post from a Bucs forum when I asked about Joseph. Take it for what it's worth:
    Davin was one of my favorites while he was here in Tampa. Your getting a really good guy. He is a class act and is the type of guy you would wznt in your locker room. Also q great guy in the community.

    Unfortunately thats about it. Injuries have really derailed hus career and its a shame because he was a stud at the beginning of his career. On the field he has his moments but with each passing season those moments are beconing fewer and fewer. His game tape was awful this past season.

    Im really pulling for the guy to do well in STL. But honestly the cards are stacked against him. I dont know to much about the Rams OL situation so he could catch on as a back up but I wouldnt couny on that.
     
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  12. Rambitious1 Well-Known Member

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    Dude, if it is........I'm buying a ticket and going to the Superbowl!
     
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  13. Memphis Ram Well-Known Member

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    LT Long
    LG Joseph
    C Jones (still don't believe that Wells will be with team)
    RG Saffold
    RT Robinson
     
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  14. RamFan503 Grill and Brew Master

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    Love it. The trenches will be tough to get past.
     
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  15. CGI_Ram Hamburger Connoisseur

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    Long
    Robinson
    Wells
    Saffold
    Barksdale

    Joseph is a backup if these guys are healthy. And... If he rarely sees the field that's likely a good thing!

    And... To those that kick Saffold outside; no way. Let's see if he can actually stay healthy on the interior.
     
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  16. Boffo97 Well-Known Member

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    Really like this signing, especially because we likely got a bargain price given the time between the visit and the signing.

    If we can keep OL injuries under control, we won't be fancy, but we should be good.
     
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  17. HometownBoy STL sports aficionado

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    The good thing is, with all this depth coming in, even if our guys do get injured, I have a feeling that the guys who'll come in in his stead will come out and play good football.

    When's the last time we could say that for our O-line?
     
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  18. CGI_Ram Hamburger Connoisseur

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    Another positive: there is enough quality depth to push the starters.

    I am not suggesting anyone is loafing, but in the NFL someone is always trying to take your job. Nice to see real competition on this unit, as opposed to "the okay" beating out "the okay".
     
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  19. bwdenverram Well-Known Member

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    Um, I don't know if I was alive then :)
     
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  20. jrry32 Well-Known Member

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    This.
     
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