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Anyone have a current scouting report on Price?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Ken, Aug 31, 2005.

  1. Ken

    Ken Well-Known Member

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    Just curious if he is still considered a deep threat.

    thanks.
  2. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    2005 Scouting Report - Scouts Inc.
    Grade: 72 | Key
    Alert: None

    Comment:
    Explodes off the line and has the initial quickness to drive defenders back. Changes directions well, accelerates out of cuts and is a crisp short-to-intermediate route runner at times. Shows good awareness, has good body control and does a nice job of getting two feet in when catching balls near the sideline. Shows a second gear in the open field, has the elusiveness to make multiple defenders miss and he's a homerun threat after the catch. Doesn't have great bulk, doesn't have the frame to shield defenders from the ball and physical corners will have some success muscling him out of routes. Lacks ideal diagnose skills and fails to locate the soft spots in zone coverage too much for a player with his experience. Overall, Price has the burst, speed and athletic ability to provide some big plays but he doesn't always make the easy catch and he is undersized.
  3. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    I'm going to step aside and let Nors take this one. :D Seriously though, Peerless made a living going deep. I don't think anything has changed. One reason why I believe Peerless struggled in Atlanta was because they ran a West Coast Offense. That is not a tailored offense for guys who are good at stretching the field.
  4. montgod

    montgod Active Member

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    And not only that, but Price sounds just like another Glenn, just a little younger.
  5. LaTunaNostra

    LaTunaNostra He Made the Difference

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    A little younger, with much less body control, elevation, and nowhere near the hands.

    Not as fast, not as diverse, not as intelligent, not as willing to block, and with nowhere near the ability to separate.
  6. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    I think you are basing this off his stint in Atlanta and their West Coast Offense. I do like Terry better, but if we do sign Peerless, we'll see first hand if it was the WCO run by a "run first" QB who still has problems reading defenses and making accurate throws or if it is all those things you just listed about Peerless.

    I don't think Price's intelligence has ever come under scrutiny or his ability to seperate.
  7. Rush 2112

    Rush 2112 New Member

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    If the stats are a wash I guess the tiebreaker is durability.
  8. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    :sshhh: Not so loud. :p:
  9. LaTunaNostra

    LaTunaNostra He Made the Difference

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    Yup, we'll see how much was Vick and the wco,

    and how much dropsies, fear of contact, sloppy route running, lack of separation, and 'I hate ya'll" 'tude.
  10. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    :laugh2: Touche LTN!
  11. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    LTN:

    Its great news Price can press Glenn and Key for playing time.

    All good for the team if injuries happen...
  12. LaTunaNostra

    LaTunaNostra He Made the Difference

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    We'll see how much he presses them from Philly.
  13. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Price might be an okay pickup, but come on, he's not as good as Glenn. He's not even as good as Crayton, most likely.

    What's funny is, I don't remember him coming out of Tennessee as some great speed demon. Nice receiver, but far from a tremendous athlete. I don't know why people think he is one now, after seven years in the league.
  14. Ken

    Ken Well-Known Member

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    Hey thanks!

    I want the guy even more now. there is nothing this team needs more on offense than speed. Morgan was supposed to do that, but he can't catch. No one will respect that.


    Should be interesting.
  15. Silverstar

    Silverstar Active Member

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    The more I think about Price, the more I like the idea of signing him. I gotta admit, that having Price and Glenn outside and Keyshawn in the slot would be pretty awesome!

    Suddenly, the Iggles defense doesn't look so formidable.



    :starspin
  16. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    From Philly? Not sure what you are getting at. The actual game when we play Philly if Peerless is on the team? Or Peerless playing in Philly? Because I thought McCants just recently signed with the Iggles.
  17. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Price was a track demon at Tennessee. Ran a 6.52 in the 55 meter sprint at the SEC Championships.

    And Price's "failure" and attitude problems at Atlanta have been a heck of a lot better than Terry Glenn's situation the final year with New England and his stint with Green Bay. So let's not completely throw away everything a player has done based on one bad situation.

    He may not be as good as he was during his 95 catch, 1250 yard season at Buffalo, but he's also not nearly as bad as he was last year. I don't think its mere coincidence that his two highest reception totals for the season came in the two games Schaub filled in for Vick.
  18. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    Very good points. I'm sure Terry had a little "I hate y'all!" in him too. But bottomline, I just want more weapons for Drew Bledsoe which translates to more headaches for opposing defensive coordinators and their defense.

    I would definitely welcome Price, faults and all. Perhaps Bill will be really good for him. Just like he is good for Key, and good for Terry.
  19. LaTunaNostra

    LaTunaNostra He Made the Difference

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    He had reason to hate the FO in NE...like losing 12. 5 mil in signing bonus.

    Whereas Price robbed the Falcs blind for roughly the same amount. :lmao:
  20. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Thanks IR, I didn't remember that, but then I wasn't hugely into college football at that time.

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