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Old 12-11-2011, 11:33 AM   #481
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Re: 2012 QB Prospects (Part 2)

I have no questions about Tannehill's arm. But I think if the Redskins or any other team take him in the first round, they need to be willing to let him use his legs and open field running ability. My sense is that if you take his downfield running ability out of the equation, you're left with a pretty limited player.

I think Tannehill is a solid first rounder if a team is going to use his entire skill set. But if you have coaches who like to take a player and try to fit him into a scheme, I'd put him between the second and third round depending on how well he fits the scheme. I didn't think Texas A&M let Ryan Tannehill run enough from the shotgun to win a lot of games in the Big XII.
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Old 12-11-2011, 04:55 PM   #482
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Tannehill doesn't have the rocket arm shanahan covets....
Ryan Tannehill? I'm not sure which games you've watched but in every game that I've seen Tannehill displays above average velocity on all the litmus test NFL throws. (deep out and deep comeback from the far hash, deep sideline, seam route)

Plus he's doing it in an offense that is a direct variant of Mike Shanahan/Kubiak offense.
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Well, Tannehill is definitely an intriguing prospect. He certainly can make all the throws, but does he have that special "playmaking" ability, and can he become a "LEADER" on the team, exactly what our offense needs?. Someone to make them believe that this team is turning around?
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Did anyone ever confirm that Kalil is staying?
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Foles is a 2nd round possibility. I know they've scouted Davis and Harnish as potential later round selections. I think Kinne as well, but I'm not 100% sure
Do you have any explanation as to why they haven't scouted Barkley harder? Just curious.
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Did anyone ever confirm that Mat Kalil is staying at USC?
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Do you have any explanation as to why they haven't scouted Barkley harder? Just curious.
Technically they can't do anything more than watch his games since he's not a senior and hasn't declared so the scouting of him is limited.

And Kalil hasn't made any decision yet
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Did anyone ever confirm that Mat Kalil is staying at USC?
I thought there was a recent quote saying he wasn't even close to a decision. Why so concerned about kalil? Worried Barkley stays too?
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I thought there was a recent quote saying he wasn't even close to a decision. Why so concerned about kalil? Worried Barkley stays too?
Supposedly, there decision is linked.
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Did anyone ever confirm that Mat Kalil is staying at USC?
Source: OT Matt Kalil "set to return" to USC - CBSSports.com
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Technically they can't do anything more than watch his games since he's not a senior and hasn't declared so the scouting of him is limited.

And Kalil hasn't made any decision yet
Ah gotchya. Still though, they don't send scouts to the games?
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That was apparently a false report...
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Supposedly, there decision is linked.
I thought I heard something about that. Didn't realize it was a definite.
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Ah gotchya. Still though, they don't send scouts to the games?
I'm sure they do. But that's only a small portion of the scouting process
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Old 12-11-2011, 11:31 PM   #495
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Really interesting article about the redskins scouting staff and the delegation of power, for anyone interested in a good read.

http://http://www.washingtonpost.com...alO_story.html

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