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A general consensus on new Dallas Cowboy Travis Frederick...

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Risen Star, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. Cowboysfan570

    Cowboysfan570 Well-Known Member

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    I don't know that we actually have confirmation that he was #7 on their board.
  2. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I'd say Kyle Long had a higher grade than Travis Frederick from most draft resources that I've read.
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  3. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I think Long and Pugh were big reaches. Neither one has the strength to start and play at a decent level for a while. Strength is the number one killer of rookie OL.
  4. Cowboysfan570

    Cowboysfan570 Well-Known Member

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    I'm still really loving the Frederick pick, the guy is strong as hell and plays smart, plus he can play C/G which is a big bonus IMO.

    As an aside, who is #78 for Wisconsin? He really stands out on the tape that I've seen so far also.
  5. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Rob Havenstein. Could easily be a 1st round pick in 2015.
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  6. Dodger12

    Dodger12 Well-Known Member

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    That's meaningless to the fan base who will claim in a few years that he had a first round rating. If you believe some twitter reports, some GM's had him rated lower than a 3rd. Bottom line is we panicked and reached.

    Bull. There was only one offensive lineman taken in the second round and that was an OT. He may be a very good player but that doesn't negate the fact that we reached for him in the first. And if the Cowboys brain trust sell him to the masses that he was #22 on their board, Floyd was (reportedly) #7 and they passed.

    Only one went in the second round. You can like the player and still admit that he was a reach and even a huge reach if you listen to some reports.
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    and you ignore what the situation was at the time of the pick; ;you do not want to be reminded of that do you? O line was flying away; we could not wait.

    Too bad for you

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