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Disappointed with Parnell

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by erod, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Just about every account of camp I've read, Jermey Parnell is a non-factor in the competition with Doug Free. Not even getting a look with the 1s.

    Thought that would be a big part of camp.

    Is he hurt?
     
  2. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    It's early but I'm far from sold on Parnell had a big debate over him several weeks ago. Everyone is so down on Free it's made Parnell look like a beast to some.
     
  3. durrrr

    durrrr Active Member

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  4. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    1. I don't think they've practiced in pads yet.

    2. They're implementing extensive zone concepts. Reports indicate that he is thinking too much with the zone concepts.
     
  5. EGG

    EGG Well-Known Member

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    I hope you're right, I put a lot of stock in him being a B ball player and he looks the part of a strong RT. We desperately need some of these projects to pan out.
     
  6. Vertigo_17

    Vertigo_17 Well-Known Member

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    Is this for real? If so, I'm not panicking as Parnell is slated as the backup OT and Free starts unless he gets injured (or continues to regress)
     
  7. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Hamstring but it is disappointing.
     
  8. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    Broaddus says there is no competition for the starter's spot.
     
  9. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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  10. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Parnell headed for MRI on hammy.
     
  11. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    Just came down, they haven't even put pads on yet. I'm sure plenty of guys are also just rusty.
     
  12. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    They saw all they needed to in those few games last year most likely. I know allota people had hope for him but I'm afraid it was outta desperation.
     
  13. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    If Free keeps getting embarrassed by guys like Bass, either Parnell or the new tackle from the Eagles should get a shot
     
  14. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    Vela on him:

    http://www.cowboysnation.com/
     
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  15. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    IMO Free is suffering in some part to what Gurode suffered to under parcells. Switching back and forth from positions on the OL. Sure there were some things that are unexcusable for any OL that Free did last yr. I just dont think he can be as bad as he was last yr.
     
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  16. dragon_mikal

    dragon_mikal Fire Garrett

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    The prospect of Free still starting at RT this year has me shaking in my boots. I can only imagine what Romo must be feeling.
     
  17. The Quest for Six

    The Quest for Six Well-Known Member

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    at this rate, there won't be enough to field a team for the first preseason game.......hamstrings....hmm only a matter of time until Mr Hamstring himself, Miles Austin is bitten by it and lost for the entire preseason.......
     
  18. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    The money they paid Romo he should be willing to play in front of no OL if they asked
     
  19. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    Well, he does that because it is his job to do so. He is still aloud to wish for a better O-Line.
     
  20. EGG

    EGG Well-Known Member

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    I always thought that "dancing lessons" were the kinds of things they gave in OTAs, why is he just learning this stuff now?
     

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