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Boise State RB Doug Martin to Visit the Cowboys

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by dgr81, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. dgr81

    dgr81 Member

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    @RavensInsider
    Source: Boise State RB Doug Martin visits the Cowboys and Browns this week. Has worked out for Browns, met with Rams: http://bit.ly/H794s2
     
  2. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Uh... Alright.
     
  3. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    One of the most under rated players in the draft IMO.
     
  4. Snauty

    Snauty Well-Known Member

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    Could this mean a trade for felix?
     
  5. VThokie7

    VThokie7 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think it necessarily means that at all. Felix has one year left on his deal and Murray is injury prone. And Felix has had his share of injuries as well. May just be keeping an eye on a player they like that could fall.
     
  6. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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    I would LOVE to have Doug Martin...Him paired with Murray would be unreal.
     
  7. cobra

    cobra Salty Bastard

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    I like Martin. He'd be a workhorse grinder.

    Not sure I like him in the 3rd which is where I'm guessing you'd have to take him.
     
  8. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Not all that sure he'd make it to the third.

    Well, senior week his stock was on the rise big time.
     
  9. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Interesting that we're considering him. It sure would be nice to have a good 3 down RB like Martin as a reserve but we have more pressing needs in the 2nd and 3rd rounds which is the range he'll come off the board. But i really do like the player.
     
  10. Macnalty

    Macnalty Well-Known Member

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    His lack of blocking skills will keep him off the field in third and long situations unless he can be used as a slot receiver. IMO there are better options if Wilson or Miller fall then I would pause before I go to the podium with 2nd or 3rd rd choice.
     
  11. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    I LOVE this. Martin is a stud.

    It makes me wonder though, if we're serious about taking a RB in the 2nd Round then would we draft Richardson at 14 if he were to fall? I had not thought of that possibility until just now.
     
  12. wittenacious

    wittenacious Active Member

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    He's gotten some very positive press from the draft gurus. I'm from Boise and am a huge Boise State Broncos follower. Doug Martin's got the goods. Shorter, at 5’9¼", but has a strong build, at 223 lbs.; a very instinctive and effective RB.


    Summary


    Doug Martin is one of this class’s most complete and promising backs. Among other attributes, his combination of vision, balance, and burst stands out on film. He projects as a three down back at the next level, with the receiving and blocking ability necessary to see playing time early. Expect Martin to be the second running back off the board, potentially as early as the middle of the first.

    read more: http://draftbreakdown.com/scouting-report-doug-martin
     
  13. funkytown

    funkytown Well-Known Member

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    Martin will go 2nd round. Maybe even before we pick in the 2nd.

    Not sure why they are looking at him. Unless they are going to trade down in the 1st and pick up and extra 2nd
     
  14. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Wait til next year, draft Montee Ball.

    Montee Ball + DeMarco Murray = yardage.
     
  15. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Agreed but he is very comparable to Tashard Choice.


    I've been a big fan of his the last 2 years though. He's one of those guys who will at worst be a solid pro.

    Just a natural runner.
     
  16. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    If we spend another premium pick on a RB, It will be a complete waste. What the heck happened to Phillip Tanner?!
     
  17. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    I was thinking more Ray Rice, he runs a lot harder than Tashard.
     
  18. dools

    dools Active Member

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    I see some Ray Rice in him as well. I would not be surprised if he end up being the 2nd best RB in this draft.
     

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