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News: Interesting tidbits from Raphael Vela

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by Zordon, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    oops mods move to news zone please!

    these are from his sources on the Cowboys.

    you can check out the rest here...

    http://www.cowboysnation.com/2012/08/what-im-hearing-cowboys-edition-august.html
  2. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    Wrong, Wrong, and.....(drumroll).....Wrong
  3. jjktkk

    jjktkk Active Member

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    Kinda surprised to hear something postive about Adcock. Haven't really heard anything, good, or bad, about him.
  4. Bluestang

    Bluestang Well-Known Member

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    In the Silver and Blue Debut, Connor ran with the 2s and Carter with the 1s. The defense also ran their dime package with McCray as the safety/linebacker almost the entire practice.

    Not huge surprises with the Eagles situation at DT, DE, LB, and S. They seem to get more credit than they deserve but they wouldn't have issues at these spots if they drafted well.
  5. danielofthesaints

    danielofthesaints Well-Known Member

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    One of my friends plays for Ok St.. Told me that Adcock was a lazy son of a gun that got by on his sheer size alone. Doesnt sound like a RKG to me.
  6. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Agreed....

    Especially the Butler part
  7. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Interesting. It was puzzling that he didn't get drafted. He held his own at both LT and RT in the games I watched.
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    I agree about Butler. Some here have been slobbering all over about him and he has been spotty. He shows for a couple of plays then disapears. I really had high hopes for him but not so much anymore
  9. dez_for_prez

    dez_for_prez Active Member

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    If Doug Free struggles this year Parnell might be our RT next.
  10. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Seems as if Parnell is struggling also. Next year may be someone entirely different.
  11. Howardlittleton64

    Howardlittleton64 Benched

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    Conner started last night, and Carter played when most of the starters were already sitting, deep into the third quarter.
  12. Hostile

    Hostile Peace Zone Supporter

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    In pre-season this doesn't matter a bit. Sometimes teams do this to see how guys work together. The fact of he matter is, Rob Ryan will use both guys and a lot.
  13. kmp77

    kmp77 Active Member

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    I don't remember hearing Adcock's name once in preseason.... :confused: :confused: :confused:
  14. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Completely disagree with this thread...

    Connor will get beat like a drum.
  15. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    You r right, right and right. Connor is going to be a liability in coverage. And who's this lineman? Not much stuck with this crap throwing session IMO.
  16. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Ahem... Connor CANT COVER! Seen that movie before and hate the ending.
  17. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    Connor IS getting beat like a drum in coverage. But he is what he is, an average LB who can play but does not standout anywhere. Carter may need more time to play instinctively (reps) but he still makes more plays than Connor as it is. Roll the dice on Carter and let his athleticism and Lee do the rest.

    And Adcock is a PS guy all the way.
  18. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    Felix Jones is one of our big play threats and he has shown that over his career. Big plays lead to scores - there is no one behind him that offers anything close to his potential for big plays. I don't think there is anything wrong with his burst either like some have said.

    People have no patience these days!
  19. Noryb

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