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anyone else hoping we pick up Philip Thomas S?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by egn22, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. egn22

    egn22 Well-Known Member

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    Safety from Fresno State?

    I'm hoping like hell Jerry likes him as much as I do.
     
  2. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    He looks like a young Earl Thomas. I'd love to see him here.
     
  3. mickswag

    mickswag Well-Known Member

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    Yes! This is who I want. Really hope we pick him up. Not expecting it though.
     
  4. pacboyX

    pacboyX Active Member

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    Really disappointed if we don't grab him or Rambo.. But Jerry will do wat Jerry does :/
     
  5. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    He's been one of my favorites for this scheme thoughout. But now that we also have an earlier 3rd round pick, I'm almost tempted to wait until 74.

    Not that mocks mean much, but I've seen 4 second round mocks today and noe have in there. Love to get him in the 3rd
     
  6. ghst187

    ghst187 Well-Known Member

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    YESSSSSSSSSS! see below mock
     
  7. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    I'm ok with him. I think he would be a 3rd round pick ideally.
     
  8. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    He is such a ballhawk that I just don't think we'll draft him. We avoid guys like that for some reason and go for the guys that may get toasted but are sure tacklers.
     
  9. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I've wavered on Thomas before, but I think he's the best fit for this defense. Would love to get him at 47
     
  10. Rogerthat12

    Rogerthat12 DWAREZ

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    I would be thrilled, time to STOP ignoring the S position!
     
  11. pacboyX

    pacboyX Active Member

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    Exactly :banghead:
     
  12. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    I wouldn't complain, depending on who else is on the board at the time.
     
  13. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Either him or Swearinger need to find their way on our team. I still don't buy the Matt Johnson hype and Will Allen is a nice depth player but shouldn't be a full time starter.
     
  14. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    No. Give me Cyprien or Swearinger.. Even rather would have JJ Wilcox.. Thomas is soft
     
  15. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    I don't care who we get as long as it is a safety in the next two rounds.
     
  16. pacboyX

    pacboyX Active Member

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    Cyprien is a ss, not what we need on our team..we already have church and mj do we have to always draft tacklers not ballhawks? (Holding judgement on mj but still)
     
  17. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    He's good but they probably value RB or LB higher than a safety. Vaccaro was the lone exception
     
  18. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    whoa if thomas is soft then I don't want him. Our last line of defense cannot be scared to tackle. Especially not in the nfc east. Heck look at the teams that went to the superbowl both of them have physical safeties.

    I want to say swearinger but 4.6 speed at his pro day:eek: idk. I love the way he hits though. He would bring SWAG to our defense that left once kelly rowland brokes roy williams heart.
     
  19. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    I think Cyprien can play FS and cover deep half.
     
  20. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. Thomas has good ball skills but does not consistently tackle or seem to play with much physicality at all.

    As for Swearinger he ran a 4.6 but did great in the 3 cone and the shuttle.. a 4.6 isn't terrible for a safety anyway it is what Vaccaro ran.. When you are back there it is as much about angles as anything.. Swearinger would be perfect for this team we need some swagger and guys that play with pride and play angry on this defense.
     

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