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Old 07-11-2012, 11:00 AM   #61
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I really don't think we're all that serious about adding him....and interesting sig you've got there
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:05 AM   #62
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I really don't think we're all that serious about adding him....and interesting sig you've got there
Is that not the same thing you said right before we traded for RG3? Answer that one!
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:16 AM   #63
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Is that not the same thing you said right before we traded for RG3? Answer that one!
LOL yeah they were more serious about that one than I thought. Got that one wrong for sure

But hey, I did say they were very serious about Kirk Cousins after seeing him at the Senior Bowl
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:22 AM   #64
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i would really like to hear what Griff says about the kid, but i honestly think we have a sleeper at wr in Lance Lewis on the roster already
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:23 AM   #65
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LOL yeah they were more serious about that one than I thought. Got that one wrong for sure

But hey, I did say they were very serious about Kirk Cousins after seeing him at the Senior Bowl
Hahaha. I don't doubt you are right about Gordon. I just don't see them actually getting him, either. But I heard someone mentioned that Hankerson wasn't healing right and may not be up to speed this season, so it has me wondering...
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:33 AM   #66
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Last I heard about Hankerson was that he should be 100% for training camp and that they were just bringing him along slowly in minicamps. Has there been any news to the contrary?
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Old 07-11-2012, 11:37 AM   #67
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It might not be a reliable source, but someone on Hogs Haven said this:

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Long story short from a DR buddy in N. VA, Hanks labrum hasn’t healed properly and there is concerns that he may never be “right”. So I’m not expecting anything from him this year. He also told me some Cooley stuff that I wish I could share but I’m afraid of a Rodskin’s type of incident.

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Old 07-11-2012, 12:06 PM   #68
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RG3 is pushing the Redskins brass hard to land Gordon in tomorrow's draft. Many teams interested, about 20 at Gordon's pro day Tues...
So based on JLC's track record, we probably have zero interest in Gordon.
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Old 07-11-2012, 01:27 PM   #69
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I really don't think we're all that serious about adding him....and interesting sig you've got there

I was wrong about picking 6th, but in this instance it doesnt make a difference for us as well still pick before Dal, Phil, and NYG.

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i would really like to hear what Griff says about the kid, but i honestly think we have a sleeper at wr in Lance Lewis on the roster already

Someone posted a link to an interview where 3 questions (not question 3) were asked to Griffen about Gordon.

Griffen's answears were all positive but not overly positive like you might expect from a young rookie who wants to add a former teammate. Griffen is in a tough spot and spoke like a leader should by not alienating anyone yet staying positive. It seems its tough to get a good read out of a good QB regarding their personal feelings on team "operations" type stuff. But im sure behind closed doors the FO is well aware of what Griff thinks about Gordon.
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Old 07-11-2012, 02:01 PM   #71
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we dont have the luxury to use a pick on this guy
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Old 07-11-2012, 05:02 PM   #72
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Just curious, why is drafting Josh Gordon not a realistic option in your opinion?
Because we already have developing talent at the position, trying to incubate another preemie before the others have developed is kind of counterproductive. The team would almost be forced to use a roster spot on him right away because you used next year’s draft pick on him. Unless he is a hands down, no questions asked, bona-fide, potential 1st round draft pick, then using a pick on him in the current scenario just doesn't make sense for the Skins. If you take into consideration that if you wait another season to validate whether or not you need a WR, then you can have more guys to possibly choose from rather than marrying yourself to this one guy for the next 2 years only for it not to work out. If however, the consensus is that this guy is the truth then by all means take him. Honestly though, one year of production coupled with being out for a while doesn’t exactly scream “take this guy now”! Perhaps if you could snatch him in the later rounds then he might be worth it, but I would question the sanity of almost anyone who takes him before the 5th and would request an immediate psyche eval of those who suggest he might go as early as the third in the supplemental draft.
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Old 07-12-2012, 08:48 AM   #74
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re: Updated: Browns Select WR Josh Gordon in 2nd Round

This organization seems to love wr's. I would not be shocked if they made a move for him.
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Old 07-12-2012, 11:27 AM   #75
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I wouldnt give up anything above a 5th or 6th for him. The guy is NOT a proven talent and he's got too many red flags. Besides that, we are actually pretty stocked at WR. If he made the team, it would likely be at the expense of Robinson, a hard-working guy with atleast as much promise/potential as Gordon. I just cant see any reasonable reason we'd give up our 3rd round pick in 2013 for this guy.
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