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Old 06-30-2009, 11:24 AM   #76
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Re: Most Likely First Round Bust

I know a lot of Redskins fans would like the Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to be a bust, but I don't think so. Maclin will immediately help the Eagles return game. He is a game breaker at kick returner or punt returner. He may not make an immediate impact at wide receiver, but he has all the skills and speed that you cannot teach. It usually takes wide receivers a couple of years or so to figure out the NFL.
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Old 06-30-2009, 11:25 AM   #77
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Mark Sanchez.
I agree. I think all of the quarterbacks in this draft were weak. It was very upsetting that the Redskins attempted to go after this bum.
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Old 06-30-2009, 07:29 PM   #78
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The thread is most likely to bust and players that are transitioning from De to LB are most likely to bust also specially if they haven't shown they have that type of agility.

Example. NYG Mathias Kiwanuka he was a DE moved to LB in the 4-3 not the 3-4 like Okampo and he has been bad to average at least. his best year came this past one when he played a lot of downs as DE because of Ozi Injury... but still not 1st round pick numbers.
I was agreeing with you, it just came out wrong.
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Old 06-30-2009, 08:16 PM   #79
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I can't get upset w/DBoyz for his prediction of Orakpo. Fact is, predicting a 1st round DE will be a bust is about a 50/50 proposition. So many of them don't pan out or are just avg, so it's not as if he's making some bold prediction.

But the real reason I can't say too much about it, is that I had my doubts about Orakpo during the draft coverage. I watched him play some, but not a great deal. He never seemed a really dominant player. The one thing that's grown on me about him though is his IQ & character. Don't underestimate that, smart guys have foresight & will more than likely realize what they need to do to be successful.
Same here. I agree wholeheartedly. Plus he seems to be working hard and appears to be motivated and happy to be here with the Redskins. He certainly has the talent needed to be an outstanding player.
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