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View Poll Results: Your initial 2013 draft grade for the Skins:
A 24 18.18%
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:46 AM   #256
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Might be a stretch to label Jamison injury prone.

It's legit to have some concerns about Thompson considering his size and past injuries.
I can buy that. I don't think we will use him as a workhorse though. I think he is there to be what Banks couldn't. Return specialist, 3rd down back who can catch out of the backfield, and this guy is deceptively strong. But it is safe to have concerns about Thompson. Jamison? Not so much.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:57 AM   #257
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I can buy that. I don't think we will use him as a workhorse though. I think he is there to be what Banks couldn't. Return specialist, 3rd down back who can catch out of the backfield, and this guy is deceptively strong. But it is safe to have concerns about Thompson. Jamison? Not so much.
Yeah, I would agree not to be worried bout too much about past injuries with Jamison. But when we look at our stable of RBs outside of Alfmo, nothing dependable which is my point. Its early, wouldnt be surprised if we give some more guys look at the position currently not on the roster.
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Old 05-09-2013, 03:19 PM   #258
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Re: Draft wrap-up 2013

Every RB spot besides Morris(not counting Young), should be up for grabs.
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:04 PM   #259
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I just watched highlight videos of all the skins draft picks for 2013, I came away with 5 main thoughts.

1 - Philip Thomas should start day 1.

2 - Brandon Jenkins had the most impressive athleticism and speed (for his position) out of all the picks. He could put on a few lbs, and step in for ILB, or he could be a speedy OLB. He is good enough to be very good in the NFL at both.

3 - Reed needs to put on 15 lbs, and learn how to block. He is not in the same league as Fred Davis as a pass-catcher either.

4 - Amerson needs to learn how to recover after his initial turn. His speed is not bad at all, and if he learns how to turn out of the receivers break a little faster, he should be an upgrade to either of our veteran CBs.

5 - Neither of the RB's have half the vision and toughness as Morris. Both are faster, neither can plow half as good as AM radio.



Just some things I saw..........I do hope Amerson and Thomas pan out to be solid. Just those two being solid starters would put us in a serious contender position for years with the current squad. Hail!!!!
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Old 05-09-2013, 10:23 PM   #260
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544 there aren't very many RBs in the NFL that can plow as well as Bentley does.

I think AM is a top 5 back in the NFL today, and I see this year being as productive as his rookie year. He kept getting stronger as the season wore on and as along as he doesn't get knicked up he should improve statistically. Also if he can learn to block solidly (al a CP but not quite as reckless with his body) he is the complete package.
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