Bob McGinn's Scout Comments: Demarcus Lawrence

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  1. Hoov

    Hoov Senior Member

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    Hope that is true. And to The idea that the cowboys need bodies.....they have bodies. They need playmakers.
     
  2. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    In Marinelli, I trust...
     
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  3. guag

    guag Currently operating within established parameters

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    Nice frame, seems to have long arms.
     
  4. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    I love this. But it'd be more comforting from a poster not named 'Reacher.'
     
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  5. HoustonFrog

    HoustonFrog Well-Known Member

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    I read about this guy earlier and like the numbers but I like Picks in the first 4 rounds. You could have had Jernigan and another pick to fill need in the 3rd. Don't like "all in" on a guy you feel you have to have. With that said I'm glad we went D
     
  6. Jack-Reacher

    Jack-Reacher MTRS-Jon

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    This coming from a guy name Idgit....LOL :)
     
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  7. Idgit

    Idgit That sounds really boring Staff Member

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    Touche. :)
     
  8. Jack-Reacher

    Jack-Reacher MTRS-Jon

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    I agree, I just look for players that look good in their uniforms....lol what do I know. I bow to the almighty posters who glance at the stat sheets only....
     
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  9. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    Nice pick! The kid can play and he will be an asset to the D.
     
  10. theogt

    theogt Surrealist

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    Watched a few games. Here's what I see:

    - He has a nice looking body. Broaddus's prototypical comment makes sense to me.
    - Doesn't have exceptional speed but isn't slow by any means.
    - Needs more strength/mass. Probably will take 2 years to reach his potential but that's true of most players in the second round.
    - Pretty good in space.
    - Not the best at shedding a blocker when he needs to go laterally rather than forward.
    - He's very good at sniffing out fakes and screens. Smart player.
    - If the QB takes a 5-7 step drop and he isn't held, this guy will get his hands on the QB consistently. He has a good stable of swim and spin moves. Uses his hands well. Hard to block him consistently.

    I like the pick but hate to give up a third. Oh well.
     
  11. guag

    guag Currently operating within established parameters

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    Exactly, which is why I'm OK with giving up the 3rd IF it means that Lawrence is going to be a stud.

    Quality over quantity.
     
  12. Hoov

    Hoov Senior Member

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    Yes. Let's hope so
     
  13. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    Although not a freak of nature like D-Ware in his prime; he already uses his hands better than D-Ware. We missed the D-Ware when Ware was able to play at his highest level of production, we won't miss last year's D-Ware and D-Law will be a good reason why. Anyone that watched any of Bose's games with better than 30/30 vision can see the kid can play. I predict he will be a fan favorite.
     
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  14. theogt

    theogt Surrealist

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    He's probably an 9-12 sack per year player. Solid but not a consensus perennial pro bowler. I'll take it.
     
  15. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    Good post.

    Would add that he is tenacious and appears to chase plays even going the other way
     
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  16. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Will wonders never cease...
     
  17. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    by mid season you guys will have forgotten about a 3rd rounder for starting RDE. just being emo . botton line is big picture we could have two studs here with our 1st two picks.
     
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  18. cowboys1981

    cowboys1981 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I think losing the 3rd round pick is overshadowing what we just drafted. I really like the pick and I didn't think for one second he's even be an option at 47 overall. He would've got picked prior to our pick and the FO would've been disappointed in letting another impact defensive player get drafted in front o us again.
     
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  19. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Who is from Aiken?
     
  20. Bizwah

    Bizwah Well-Known Member

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    Just read DL ran a 4.65 at his pro day. Impressive.
     

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