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Brandon Lloyd...Think about this

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by rathalarge, Mar 11, 2006.

  1. rathalarge

    rathalarge Active Member

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    Norv Turner is now the OC in San Francisco. He needs a receiver who can make plays consistently in his vertical passing game. Would the Niners have let Lloyd go for a 3rd, and 4th in consecutive years if he were cosidered a valuable piece to the offense?
  2. ravidubey

    ravidubey Active Member

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    Lloyd is a good receiver, period. He will help Washington alot, especially since he'll now be the #2 guy.
  3. BigDFan5

    BigDFan5 Cowboys Make me Drink

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    "good" receiver? He is an ok receiver I wouldn't call him good. He wouldn't start here.
  4. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    i seem to remember lloyd abusing henry last year when we played SF.
  5. Joe Gibbs II

    Joe Gibbs II Benched

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    He caused a lot of trouble with the organization and teammates apparently.

    I am not completely sold on getting Lloyd, but you can't argue with the potential he has. This is what Gibbs wants to tap into.

    EDIT: thats the nice way to put it.
  6. DallasDomination

    DallasDomination Well-Known Member

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    The guy killed henry lets not forget...And also lets not forget who that idiot of QB was for the Niners...Alex Smith ring a bell? Yea he will do great with teh skins so watch out.
  7. ravidubey

    ravidubey Active Member

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    Oh yeah, I forgot he's not an all-world blocker and wasn't drafted in the 1990's. :rolleyes:
  8. BigDFan5

    BigDFan5 Cowboys Make me Drink

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    and? Troy Hambrick ran for 170 yards or something on the Skins did that make him good?
  9. BigDFan5

    BigDFan5 Cowboys Make me Drink

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    Might wanna add he doesn't have the production that our starters have. Just because you have Redskin envy doesn't mean Lloyd became good in the last few hours
  10. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    He's kind of got Alvin Harper syndrome. He'll have a great game and then follow it up with a couple of disappearing acts. Still, he's a good #2 WR with some upside. It usually takes WR's 2-3 years to come into their own, so he has room to improve. Let's hope he has his 4-5 great games against another team.
  11. Catch-22

    Catch-22 Member

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    How would you feel if the Cowboys gave up a big contract and 2 first day draft picks for a #2 wide receiver at best?
  12. Sandman52

    Sandman52 Member

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    No, Tim Rattay was the QB. Not a good QB, but it surely wasn't young Alex throwin them bombs.
  13. Nors

    Nors Benched

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    He made two the the most athletic and mind boggling catches I ever saw last year. Apparantly a head case - albeit talented.

    Draft bio : 6-1 185 4.62 big play receiver with leaping ability, will go over middle, polished receiver - bad blocking grades
  14. DallasDomination

    DallasDomination Well-Known Member

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    Yea rattay was the Qb when he was playing decent or even good( Cowboys game)...I'm sure you guys noticed that his game went down hill once Alex Smith started at QB.

    I'm not going to be surprised when him and MOSS start lighting things up next year.
  15. Spurs21Cowboys22

    Spurs21Cowboys22 New Member

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    I hate seeing a fellow Illini on the Skins, but its a nice pick up for them.

    However, I'm trying to figure out how he's any different than Antonio Bryant (who is an UFA) and would not have cost them the draft picks.

    "Though Lloyd made countless eye-popping catches during his three years with San Francisco, he also made a series of memorable drops and mistakes. "

    "He was San Francisco's top receiver last season, catching 48 passes for 733 yards and five touchdowns, but alienated teammates and clashed with the coaching staff."

    AB would have been a better choice for them, IMO... but I can't complain. They lost 2 draft picks in the process.
  16. Dayton Cowboy

    Dayton Cowboy Active Member

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    I don't recall, at what point did Henry pull his groin? I think it was well after but maybe someone with a better memory could clear that question up..
  17. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    :bang2: :banghead: :bang2: :banghead: :bang2:
  18. jrockster77

    jrockster77 New Member

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    Lloyd played in a horrible offense in San Fran, yet still managed to put up 700+ yards and 5TDs. If he puts up 700 yards and 5TDs for the Skins, I'll be jumping for joy. He's going to be the number 3 option behind Moss and Cooley. If I were a Cowboy fan, I wouldn't be taking this so lightly.

    As far as the OP's question -- Lloyd was going to leave at the end of this season as an UFA, and the 9ers would get nothing. Now at least they get some sort of compensation for him.
  19. BeWare94

    BeWare94 Benched

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    Sounds like a poor man's Keyshawn Johnson. More of the same from Daniel "Cowboy Envy" Snyder still trying to keep up with the Joneses.
  20. BeWare94

    BeWare94 Benched

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    He'll be your number 2 guy. There is no way they line Cooley up at Receiver. I wonder how Lloyd will take it when he's not the number one option in the passing game. Check out his career at Illinois...he's always been one of those, "I'm always open" guys.

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