Consequences of passing Shipley

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by Ericgolonghorns, Apr 23, 2010.

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  1. Big Time Titan

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    As good as Shipley was in college, to say that we'll regret not taking him is laughable.

    Not to say that he doesn't have a chance of being a good WR in the league, just don't think we're gonna lose any sleep over not taking him.
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  2. luvyablue23

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    I said the same thing about Limas Sweed a few years ago. I'm not even a huge Texas fan, just thought he would be really good.
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  3. CRUDS

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    Shipley is already penciled in as Cincy's slot.. He'll probably get alot of catches but not too much to write home about. Chad will look better for is effort though..
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  4. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    We drafted special teams guys in later rounds. We'll be ok without Shipley helping them.
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  5. kdizzle

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    Williams absolutely sucked in the national championship game. How many balls did he drop? I don't agree with the hyperbole of the post. Shipley isn't the best college wr ever.... but I think Shipley will be a lot better pro than most think. He just has a knack for getting open and never drops anything. Also, he is a good punt returner. He could have a career like Derrick Mason but then who knows, he could be a bust. Wide receivers are like QBs. You just never know.

    Oiler fan since 1974...Texas fan since I graduated from there in 2003....
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  6. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    Damian Williams played in a national championship game?

    I think not.
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  7. Daves not here

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    I *love* Longhorn homers
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  8. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    say no more.

    Hopefully all the "Texas fans" will leave the Titans once Vince does.
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  10. RollTide

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    To counter the one post that said Shipley was old for the draft. No, 24 is not old especially at a position where players produce into their mid 30s.

    It could be that Shipley's experience gives him an edge early in his career and he produces faster.
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