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Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by Maker_84, Apr 27, 2012.
NFL.com had him at an 85, higher than stills or worthey, but lower than David.
Well, I'll say this... We won't know how to grade this draft until, at the earliest, the end of the 2012 season.
There is still hope. If we don't go DL in the 3rd though, I'm bringing my toaster in the bath.
Kinda feel betrayed. Did not know Ruston Webster was as dumb as Jeff Fisher. No wonder Fish face tried recruiting him away from us 2 months ago, he his taller brother.
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Why do some people feel the need to apologize for every mistake the front office has made. How bout LOCKING OUT STEVE MCNAIR THAT WAS A GOOD ONE.
I love how anyone who says anything negative about this draft is getting slammed, but you have absolutely no idea why we drafted this LB here also. You saw us taking a WR in round one?
The answer is cause we still love our team, just because they piss us off we still stick around, just voice it on the message board.
Let it go
OK for all the sky is falling here is the NFL rundown on the kid. Straight from the NFL website.
ZACH BROWN OLB NORTH CAROLINA
Brown might be one of the fastest straight-line linebackers to ever enter the NFL draft, therefore making him one the most intriguing prospects of this class. While speed is the most striking feature of Brown's game, there are many aspects that are question marks as he enters the NFL. It has been well-documented that he possesses track-type speed. He does show it on the field and stands out as a player who effortlessly is in position to be a high-tackle production linebacker. Brown could be effective in nearly any variation of linebacker in any defense but projects best as a 4-3 outside linebacker who can be active in pass defense. There are many uncertainties that surround Brown's game, including his overall ability to adapt from the college game to pros, where he could display minimal effort and make plays. In the end an athlete of this size and speed won't last much later than the first round because he has yet to scratch the surface of his potential as a player.
STRENGTHS Brown finds the ball, reacts, and finishes through the ball carrier. His speed is without a doubt his strongest asset and the key to his game. Brown is a natural mover, and his strength isn't compensated by his play speed, as he is well-polished in removing himself from blocks and getting to the ball. He is strong over the tight end and has the footwork and hip mobility to run with any tight end in coverage. There are few running backs even at the NFL level who can outrun Brown and get an edge in the run game, and few will slip open against him in the pass game. While he excels out in space, he is also able to play in the box and sniff out runs as a gap defender and make explosive plays at the point of attack. He uses his pure athletic ability and speed to dip and run by linemen into the backfield. Brown also displays the power to run through running backs both in protection and carrying the ball. He is a productive tackler and rarely falls off the ball once getting there, making it likely he will continue that high-volume production for years to come.
WEAKNESSES Like his fellow Tar Heels with first-round potential, there are questions surrounding other aspects of Brown's game and life. He has shown a tendency to disappear for long stretches and will need to be reeled in while sticking to the playbook at the next level to assure that he is playing to his potential. While Brown could stand to put on some weight, there are very few things that Brown needs to do physically to mold his game for the next level; many of the changes revolve around his work habits.
If you just read the review and not listen to the talking heads what would you think. I don't know what will happen with him or K. Wright, neither do any of you. Here is the way I look at it, last year the draft picks played pretty well. I will give Munch and crew some room until they prove they are wrong. So far I think they (Munch and crew) have done well enough to be given the benefit of the doubt.
You didn't know a guy name ruston was dumb??? His name speaks volumes about his iq
Hey, Negative Nancy returns!
Every player in the draft comes in the NFL with a bunch of ?'s, thats the part about it. Now im glad we are grabbing TALENT, something championship teams do need. He sounds like our pass defender LB. He would be helpful in chasing the rbs in our divison in MJD or Foster. I like this pick i dont hate it. Both picks are showing us what type of team we are trying to be. Almost Colts like high octane offense with pass rush type defense. We are a passing team now so maybe coaching staff saids later round talent would be just as good bcuz Amano is a ok pass blocking center.
He won't need to chase Foster or MJD. All he has to do is keep his eyes open and he'll catch a glimpse of their taint as they run right over the top of him.