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I give up on Felix.

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Cowboy Brian, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    He is who we thought he was. A change of pace back. Hostile I am now behind your plan of Richardson in the 1st.
  2. BlueStar22

    BlueStar22 Well-Known Member

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    I think considering that he has a bum shoulder, he's doing ok. I do think we need a new lead back though. Not sure how much the offensive line that can get a push from the 1 has to do with it though.
  3. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    I hope you are wrong, however, I am starting to wonder if Felix is ultimately best suited for an over-sized 3rd down/utility back. I haven't seen anything in his game to make me think he is a an every down that can be consistently counted on for yardage when needed.

    The homers will point to the Offensive Line.... I say the guy has been around for 4 years now and as the previous posted said... he is what he is at this point. Don't expect a lot more.
  4. Lodeus

    Lodeus Well-Known Member

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    Romo is the only weak player on the team. Pointless thread :cool:

    All kidding aside I would love Richardson, but an O-linemen or a DB is what makes more sense too me.
  5. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    That's what im saying.
  6. realtick

    realtick Benched

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    Richardson isn't the answer.
  7. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Doesn't matter who the back is if we don't run block better or show more commitment to the running game.
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    I'd see what Murray can do before I'd spend a first rounder on another RB.
  9. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    If we were a run-first team, I'd say okay. But we're a passing team. Give us a better O-Line, and we automatically become better in the running game. I love Richardson, but I'd be extremely disappointed if we took a RB in the first round.
  10. DIAF

    DIAF DivaLover159

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    Id like to see what he could do if we'd RUN THE DAMN BALL MORE THAN A HANDFUL OF TIMES A GAME.
  11. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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  12. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    I don't think any RB in the league besides Peterson could beast behind our Oline.

    I actually like the way Felix is playing. He is a bull (suprisingly).
  13. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Maybe but not in the round.


    This says a lot about what you guys subliminaly think about Murray also.


    We can't keep using premium picks on tailbacks unless a Peterson or McFadden fall in our laps.

    I like Richardson but he's stuck in 3rd gear and doesn't have much wiggle. Pass.
  14. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

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    Lamar Miller!
  15. realtick

    realtick Benched

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    I don't believe Trent Richardson is the next great back by any means. His game compares favorably to Marshawn Lynch, which is to say he can be a good back at the next level, but I don't see an Adrian Peterson type back.
  16. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    big difference is being a power back in the pac 10 and being a power back with speed in the SEC.
  17. realtick

    realtick Benched

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    Lynch ran a 4.46 at the Combine. They're the same style runners; powerful, not too much wiggle outside of choppy cutbacks, good effort guys. Not to mention they are nearly identical in size and body types.

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  18. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Richardson is a 4.37 speed RB. Richardson is alot better back. Has alot better vision and can catch the ball much better.
  19. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    If he runs a 4.37 I take back everything I said. Draft the guy.

    But he isn't an explosive players at all.


    Maybe you'll get a 2007 type MB3 performance consistently out of the guy for a few years.
  20. realtick

    realtick Benched

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    Lol, really? Where did you get that number from?

    We'll see come combine time.

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