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How was Floyd not BPA by at least 15 spots??

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by tm1119, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, but still can't get over it, couldn't even sleep well. This draft is going to haunt me for a while, nothing can justify passing on Floyd.
     
  2. garyv

    garyv Well-Known Member

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    In Kiffens system the DT needs to be a Pass Rusher get up the field type and Sharriff Floyd is more of a Stuff the Run type and didn't fit their scheme. In my opinion players that would fit their scheme @ #47 would be Kwane Short DT Purdue or Cyprein, Safety FL Int
     
  3. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Apparently you've never seen Floyd play. He is way more of a pass rusher than he is a run stuffer. I'd put him right up there with Richardson as best rushing DT in this draft.
     
  4. Angus

    Angus Active Member

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    Not a RKG?

    :)
     
  5. CopenhagenCowboy

    CopenhagenCowboy Well-Known Member

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    I think he landed where he should. Mid to late first round prospect, depending on what type of D you run.
     
  6. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Evidently the Cowboys weren't the only team that didn't have him with a top five grade.
     
  7. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    They figured they are fine at the 1 tech with Ratliff and Lissimore. Next year, they may even plan on keeping Brent who is also a 1 tech. I think they valued Richardson, who is more of a 3 tech more and would've taken him.

    But the Cowboys have been saying for a while they are good at DT. I think Stephen Jones even said the biggest need on defense is safety.
     
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    The Cowboys did not feel he fit their system. It's that simple.
     
  9. Dalmations202

    Dalmations202 Active Member

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    We don't need Joe Montana -- we have Danny White and Gary Hogeboom. Let's take something we have a need for - not BPA on our board.
     
  10. hendog

    hendog Well-Known Member

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    That's interesting for sure. Out of curiosity I looked up Shariff Floyd's game log for the last 2 years.

    2012
    0 sacks in SEC conference play
    0 sacks vs. Bowling Green
    0 vs. Louisiana Lafayette
    0 vs.Jacksonville State
    His first sack of the year came in the last game against FSU.
    He then had 2 sacks vs. UL in the bowl game.

    2011
    0 sacks in SEC conference play
    0 vs. Florida Atlantic
    0 vs UAB
    0 vs Furman
    His only sacks that year came against that same sorry OSU team. He had 1.5 in the bowl game.

    4.5 sacks for career. 3.5 of those came in the 2 bowl games.

    Nothing about his play on the field spells pass rusher.
     
  11. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Anybody who watches Florida Football and sees Floyd as a pass rusher is not watching very closely IMO. He's pretty darn good against the run and he can hold his position against most OLs but he's not a guy who's going to get sacks for you or even cave the pocket IMO. I don't see that out of him.
     
  12. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Those 2 players are at the top of my Day 2 wishlist.
     
  13. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Exactly, the guy is not a pass rusher and that is why he fell like a rock. He also has really short arms, not good for an NFL DT.

    He is more of a prototype nose tackle in a 34, Jerry said as much.
     
  14. AZ_Cowboys_Fan

    AZ_Cowboys_Fan Active Member

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    Floyd was overrated by all the so called "experts". Remember, he had a total of 4.5 sacks in 3 years.





     
  15. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    And 3.5 of that 4.5 came in 2 bowl games.


    Dude was casper when it came to getting to the QB.
     
  16. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Floyd was number 7 on the Cowboys board.....
     
  17. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    You must not have actually watched him play then. He penetrated plenty into the backfield. May not have resulted in a bunch of sacks, but he looked dominant on film. Also, If you watched the film you would also realize that he played a lot of DE in both the 4-3 and 3-4. That's never going to result in a 300 lb man getting sacks.
     

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