Article on Terrance Williams

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by NeonDeion21, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. NeonDeion21

    NeonDeion21 Well-Known Member

    2,437 Messages
    919 Likes Received
    A wide receiver? Another skill player? Where is the need for Terrance Williams when you have Dez Bryant, Miles Austin and Dwayne Harris? Let me tell you this, Terrance Williams fills a big need and was an absolute steal in the third round for the Dallas Cowboys.

    For the last two years, I complained that the Cowboys have lacked two things from their receiving corps: They lacked another outside wide receiver to pair with Dez Bryant and they didn’t have a deep threat with speed who could take the top off the defense. On Friday, the accomplished both by selecting Baylor WR Terrance Williams in the third round.

    Williams really came into his own in 2011 with Robert Griffin III as his quarterback. That season he hauled in 59 receptions for 957 yards and 11 touchdowns. But what was even more impressive was after RGIII left in 2012, Williams elevated his play and became one of the premier players in college football.

    In 2012, he led the nation in receiving yards, piling up 1,832 yards on 97 catches to go along with 12 touchdowns. As a prospect, I believe he falls somewhere between last year’s first round pick from Baylor, Kendall Wright and the 2012 second round supplemental draft pick Josh Gordon of the Cleveland Browns.

    Read the rest at
  2. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

    49,400 Messages
    12,019 Likes Received
    When Miles' legs are right he's fast enough to be an outside threat but we haven't had deadly speed that was effective since when....Rocket? Galloway?. Surely I'm missing someone. Dez isn't and TO wasn't that fast.
  3. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

    1,767 Messages
    234 Likes Received
    Amidst all my criticizing of the Escobar pick, I'm actually in favor of this one. It shores up the receiving corps by taking some pressure off Dez and letting Miles run intermediate routes and take advantage of YAC (AKA play the slot)
  4. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

    28,547 Messages
    3,299 Likes Received

    What does that tell you about RG3?
  5. Awakened

    Awakened the Dude abides

    1,098 Messages
    369 Likes Received
    Um, that most teams in the NFL would kill to have him?
  6. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

    28,547 Messages
    3,299 Likes Received
    :lmao2: :lmao: :lmao2: :lmao: think the Broncos would trade Payton for RG 1-1/2
  7. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

    21,548 Messages
    8,504 Likes Received
    Terry Glenn
  8. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

    10,314 Messages
    3,720 Likes Received
    Can we get lucky like this again? Getting Glenn for a low draft pick was a steal. He was such a good player for us.
  9. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

    21,548 Messages
    8,504 Likes Received
    Besides being a burner that guy had hands like fly paper.
  10. theogt

    theogt Surrealist

    45,810 Messages
    5,709 Likes Received
    Loved me some Terry Glenn post corner routes.
  11. ColeBeasley11

    ColeBeasley11 BruceCarter54

    178 Messages
    45 Likes Received
    He said most??? lol...I think most people contributed his skyrocket in production too the fact Gordon and Kendall Wright left....
  12. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

    8,861 Messages
    1,866 Likes Received
    I miss her
  13. rkell87

    rkell87 Well-Known Member

    7,715 Messages
    299 Likes Received
    It tells you that Kendall wright was the go to guy, just like dez was and when he was gone Blackmon stepped up and so did Williams.
  14. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

    10,314 Messages
    3,720 Likes Received
    Glenn had the physical talent to easily go down as an all-timer. He lost a chunk of his prime years due to a myriad of reasons. Some of it was his own fault. Better health and in a better situation consistently, his career numbers would be among top 15-20 in most statistical categories for WRs.

    As for Williams...realistically you hope somewhere around Thanksgiving he begins to make his mark on this offense. With all the weapons in front of him, opportunities will be limited and it won't be easy.
  15. Bleu Star

    Bleu Star Bye Felicia!

    26,289 Messages
    8,133 Likes Received
  16. Aikbach

    Aikbach Well-Known Member

    9,745 Messages
    42 Likes Received
    Don't worry, he clearly doesn't know what he's talking about, he's probably still in high school.
  17. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

    74,168 Messages
    22,799 Likes Received
    It never gets old...
  18. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Well-Known Member

    4,114 Messages
    95 Likes Received
    Ages of Cowboy WR corps as of right now today

    Dez 24
    Miles 28
    Harris 25
    Beasley 24
    T Williams 23

    Looks like a young dangerous group - no age issues here
  19. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

    17,894 Messages
    3,058 Likes Received
    :bow: I can't think of any WR I've watched who did that as well. I don't miss him falling down immediately after making every catch though. For his athleticism, his YAC was absurdly low

  20. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

    88,277 Messages
    11,242 Likes Received
    I was really happy to see the Cowboys select him. Williams showed last season that his production was not based on RGIII but the fact he is a quality player. I look forward to seeing him on the field

Share This Page