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Tavon Austin IS NOT a First Round Player

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by Playmaker, Apr 11, 2013.

  1. brokeu91 Well-Known Member

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    What scares me most about Menelik is that he's a project and he'll be 25 years old before the season starts. That means if he takes a couple of years to get up to speed, he'll be 27 before he can really help us. At that point we can expect what, maybe 3-6 good years out of him? It seems like a waste of a high pick if you ask me. I wouldn't mind spending a first round pick on an OT who was 25 as long as they can play right away. Offensive tackles to tend to stay in the NFL longer, but if he can't start right away you're taking away more time from a guy who is already 25 years old. My thoughts are that when you draft a 1st rounder, you're hoping you'll have someone who can play/be productive for your team for 8-10 years.
     
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  2. nighttrain Well-Known Member

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    That was a great example of what i really believe Pead is capable of, you cant teach those moves..Missing to much time early cost him last season, he'll be our feature back this season
    train
     
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  3. HE WITH HORNS Well-Known Member

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    Not only a 1st round player, but #8 overall. Its gotta suck being wrong almost all of the time.

    Welcome to the Rams Mr. Austin.
     
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  4. RamsNation Well-Known Member

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    Playmaker you just can't get anything right can you?? Lol
     
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  5. Faceplant Well-Known Member

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    At this point I wonder if he was just trolling. Pretty much everything he posted was wrong. No one can be that wrong, that often..... while claiming to "know what it takes to win in the NFL", without it being a joke. Yeah, I think we got trolled fo sho.
     
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  6. -X- I'm the dude, man.

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    That, or the Rams clearly didn't get it right and don't know what it takes to win in the NFL.
    If only they could rent this guy's brain out for an hour or so. Then we'd be all set.

    :boing:
     
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  7. RhodyRams Well-Known Member

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    No Comment :twisted:
     
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  8. A55VA6 Shutdown Corner

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    Watch tape, watch highlights. That isn't a first round talent? What is then?

    Tavon Austin was #1 on my "draft board". Couldn't be more happy.
     
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  9. Username Has a Well-Known Member

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    True story.
     
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  10. Rabid Ram Well-Known Member

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    Outside of Justin hunter I believe we got the 2 best wrs in this class
     
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  11. A55VA6 Shutdown Corner

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    Agreed. Stedman Bailey finished runner up in the WR of the year award. We got a great player.
     
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  12. Rabid Ram Well-Known Member

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    Correction we got a steal IMO lmao
     
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