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Flos replacement?... ND OT Ryan Harris

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by ENGCowboy, Mar 19, 2007.

  1. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    I REPEAT:
    DO
    NOT
    DRAFT
    RYAN HARRIS.
    he makes a industrial vacume look weak compared to his suckiness.
  2. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Burm, don't you know that because McQ was drafted in the late rounds that it's impossible for him to EVER be a good football player? ONLY the early rounds produce good players. The later rounds only produce pure garbage. Why bother even having a draft go past the 3rd round?

    /sarcasm
  3. parchy

    parchy Active Member

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    People will always strain to find the "next big thing" at need positions - whether it makes sense or not. I'm not saying McQ can't be a good player... only an idiot would say that at this point, seeing as we don't know what he's got. But I have very guarded expectations. The guy has to overcome some things before he's even to spot-starting material.
  4. ThreeSportStar80

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    I agree...IF that position is truly on the Cowboys radar.
  5. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    Staley is a bona-fied 1st round pick
  6. Bob Sacamano

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    having 2 projects at OT isn't a bad thing, Columbo is on a short-deal, and who knows how long his knee is going to hold up
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    There is no reason to think Colombo's knee is any concern. It was not an injury that leaves a permanent weakness. Its not like a back injury. There is no reason to use a high choice on a tackle. If there is a good one in the second- MAYBE. BUT STAY AWAY FROM RYAN HARRIS!!!!
  8. smarta5150

    smarta5150 Mr. Wright

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    Have you ever heard of Tom Brady? 199th pick, 6th round.
  9. MONT17

    MONT17 New Member

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    no more Ty Willingham kids... please!
  10. MONT17

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    I'm pretty sure the training staff at those major programs have their version of Joe Juresak as well...

    just a hunch!
  11. fortdick

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    So you are saying that McQ will be as good a LT as Brady is a QB? All I am saying is that I am not convinced that the guy will be the answer. Do I hope so? Yes. Would I refuse to pick a OT in the draft because he is there? No.

    Can someone tell me, other than Parcells glowing praise for McQ, what makes everyone think he is the answer if Flo goes down? The guy was borderline practice squad material when he arrived. He was good enough in camp to make it a risk to put him on the PS, but that doesn't punch his ticket to Canton.

    Just because the Pats got lucky with a 6th round pick doesn;t mean all 6th round picks are good. Would you be for trading our #22 for anyone else's 6th round pick?
  12. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Considering the number of teams that expressed interest in McQ, he has to be considered as at least starting talent at LT. For a late rd pick, that is pretty good!!
  13. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

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    I am not arguing that McQ doesn''t have potential. I am saying that that is all it is right now, potential.

    We have gonethru many years of question marks at both left and right tackle. I hope McQ turns into a pro bowl player, but I would not hold my breath.

    My orignal comment was that I agreed with another poster that OT was a position we should be concerned about in the coming draft. I don't feel we are set at OT, WR, or ILB. We need to look to improve at these, that is all.

    Everyone harps about FS, but I think that losing Flo, or Ayodele, or Glenn/Ownes would be a bigger problem. We need to look for a replacemnt for Flo, and I am not convinced it is McQ.
  14. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    You cannot stock up at all positions; there are just so many spots on the roster. And unless you want someone just like McQ, a late rd pick, then you have to draft on the first day. EVEN then you are not assured of getting someone better then McQ. The boys have had him for full year; they know better then anyone else what they have.
  15. Bob Sacamano

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    aren't rookies just potential too?
  16. smarta5150

    smarta5150 Mr. Wright

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    What I am saying is what round you are drafted does not limit your talents or potential for one day being a game day starter.

    I love how people wanna replace unproven players with OTHER unproven players.

    Its sick how quickly some of you want to make changes.

    There is this thing called development, you may have heard of it.

    Not every player can come into the league a dominate it... it could take years to strengthen themselves, practice the skills, and learn the systems.

    Give these guys (McQ, Watkins, JJ, our DLine, etc.) some time.
  17. Bob Sacamano

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    I don't get it either

    but at least it beats replacing someone w/ some random, unnamed person
  18. stasheroo

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    Considering the losuy job the Cowboys have done 'speculating' with regard to the offensive line, I think they're due for a 'slam dunk' prospect.

    The mistakes they've made recently have proved very costly.

    For every Jacob Rogers, they have to pay big money for a Marc Colombo to man that spot.

    For every Stephen Peterman, they have to pay big money for Leonard Davis to man that spot.

    For every Al Johnson, they have to pay big money for Andre Gurode to man that spot.

    I would like to see a high draft pick invested in a more reliable prospect than waiting for someone to develop.

    It still bothers me that this team could have drafted Marcus McNeil last year and had a tackle position set for the next 10 years. Instead they drafted a backup TE who had a minimal impact.

    :mad:
  19. Bob Sacamano

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    Columbo doesn't cost us much at all

    me too, I would like to see the Cowboys develop Pat McQuistan, Joe Berger, Corey Proctor

    and I agree, we're due
  20. Rack Bauer

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    Hey, BP Wannabe, who said anything about Canton? Are you expecting a HOF out of this replacement you suggest we draft? If so, I hope you're prepared for disappointment.


    Just potential, huh? And what would an OT we draft in the top three rounds of the draft be? Oh right... that would be potential. So if we already have that OT with potential on the roster, why not - Oh I dunno - see if THAT guy's potential leads to production?

    You don't develop a guy for one freakin' season then give up on him. You end up being the raiders or cardinals when you do that.


    :hammer:


    :hammer: except for the JJ part. He's been around 3 years so he doesn't really fit the description of someone that needs development. Not to mention RB is the position in football that requires the LEAST amount of development (as far as running the football goes).

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