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Former Gator Dominique Easley quells nerves, doubts with pro day showing

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by RS12, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- If Dominique Easley was nervous, he didn't show it. If there were any lingering doubts in the back of his mind about the soundness of his surgically repaired right knee, they never bubbled to the surface.

    Easley stepped onto the field Thursday morning at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium and went to work. The only clue of Easley's recent past was the bulky brace on his right knee.

    "I felt really good out there," he told a handful of reporters afterward. "[I wanted to show] that I can move, that I've still got the quickness, that I've still got the get-up and the tenacity."

    http://msn.foxsports.com/florida/st...lls-nerves-doubts-with-pro-day-showing-041714
     
  2. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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  3. Questfor6

    Questfor6 Well-Known Member

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    Everyone of them picks after us, so if we want to target him pick 47 will have to be the place.
     
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  4. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Maybe someone will offer a "King's ransom" for the spot.
     
  5. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    If 100% he's right on par with Donald in my opinion. Not sure how realistic it is for him to return back to the form this year, but his snap get off was one of the best I've ever seen. He's worth #47 as long as the staff feels ok with both his knee and brain. ​
     
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  6. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    I just want out of the injured draft pick worries.
     
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  7. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I like Easley's potential, but I absolutely hate his production in college. For someone so talented, he produced very little in the stats dept.
     
  8. slick325

    slick325 Well-Known Member

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    Jernigan in the 1st and Easley at 47 would go a long way in improving the defense going forward. Would love to team Easley with Melton and Jernigan. Grab a DE in the 3rd and re-sign Spencer and I'd be happy.
     
  9. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    Drafting these talented players with injury histories is s big gamble that has hurt the team IMO. Lee is a good example.
     
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  10. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    If CHI drafts Donald then they wont draft Easley, but if they pass on Donald in RD1 he wll be a Cowboy.
     
  11. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    There will be someone better and less injury prone available at 47. I will pass unless he falls to the 3rd.
     
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  12. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Would love see this kid playing with a star on his helmet. I don't think the injuries would or should scare us from taking him in the second.
     
  13. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    There will be no one nearly as talented as Easley at pick 47, I can promise you that. Injury concerns are one thing with him, but he's a top 15 talent in this draft when healthy. It's just a risk vs reward thing with him if he's worth our 2nd rounder.
     
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  14. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    He was/would have been a top 10 borderline top five pick without the injuries. I can almost guarantee if he is at 47 there won't be a player with more talent on the board. It just depends on if your willing to take a risk with the injuries.
     
  15. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    I am not worried about the talent. I am just tired of guys who can't stay on the field because I will take a B+ Talent who plays 16 games a year for 3 straight years over an A Talent who plays a total of 24 games over that same span.
     
  16. KDM256

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    If Easley is healthy, I would take a chance with him at 47 and hope for the best. Kid has talent and could help this organization next year.
     
  17. unionjack8

    unionjack8 Well-Known Member

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    if healthy he is the best 3 tech in the draft and its not even a debate imo
     
  18. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    We could take him at 47.

    I can see Seattle taking him at 32.
     
  19. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    They've worked out okay for us so far.
     
  20. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Yeah, I can see them doing it at 32 as well. They might be hoping that he slides down to their second round pick though.

    I don't think he'll make it there, myself.
     
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