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Is Decastro worth the pick at 14?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Nightshade, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. Nightshade

    Nightshade Active Member

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    Decastro worries me a little at 14. He's got great feet and hands and he's an excellent pulling guard and pass protector. I just don't know that he's got the power to be a road grader in the running game, especially in short yardage.

    If I were to pick a guard that high, he'd better be the second coming of John Hannah.
     
  2. Yuma Cactus

    Yuma Cactus Active Member

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    I agree, his weakness seems to be the same as the 'Boys interior lineman had last year. Collapsing right into Romo's lap.
     
  3. brickman

    brickman Well-Known Member

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    The more I think about it and the closer the draft comes, the more I want defense. I hope that is the way they go (with at least their #1 pick).
     
  4. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Yes. Next question.
     
  5. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I'm with you. I'll gladly take him
     
  6. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Ross Tucker says otherwise and since he actually played in the NFL at that position I say anyone claiming such is FOS.
     
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Well you are wrong. Next question.
     
  8. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    :) ...
     
  9. brooksey1

    brooksey1 Well-Known Member

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    Wrong, not even close. Decastro is a great run blocker. Great power blocker and zone blocker plus he's the best pulling/ trap guard in the country.
     
  10. jswalker1981

    jswalker1981 Fact > Your Opinion

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  11. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong Zone Supporter

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    Yes, DeCastro is worth the pick. Question is where is he at on Dallas's board and who do they have in front of him?
     
  12. Nightshade

    Nightshade Active Member

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    :eek: Well OK THEN! :D

    Looks like the support for Decastro is somewhat VEHEMENT round these parts huh?

    I'll just back out through the doors of this here salloon and y'all can keep dem guns in their holsters a'foren I get my nose blowed off.
    :eek::
     
  13. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian 3.141529 Zone Supporter

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    Yes he surely is.
     
  14. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Yes..
     
  15. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    Yes. Well worth the pick at that position. Just pencil him in, barring injury, for the start of the year and the next 10.
     
  16. Corso

    Corso Well-Known Member

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    Talk bad about DeCastro?!

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  17. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    yes, but let's be realistic. some criticize his ability to run block. in open space they say he looks lost. he's still a hell of an OL though and worth the 14 IF we can't get mark barron :D
     
  18. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Move along.....

    :draw:
     
  19. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    DeCastro is a freaking stud, most scouting services have him graded as "elite" so I dont know where the idea that he is weak in the run game came from.

    DeCastro could literally start for almost every team in the league on day 1, that is how freaking good he is.
     
  20. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    I loved what Glazer was saying about him and what other GMs told him. "He is nasty. He is the one guy no one wants to fight."

    Reminds me a bit of Erik Williams attitude.

    I want him more than I did before and I really wanted him.
     

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