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Is it time to declare Claiborne a bust?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by AmberBeer, Apr 16, 2014.

  1. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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  2. udas

    udas Active Member

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    Not yet, cb is a hard position to adjust to at the nfl level and few players come in and are immediately top flight corners. This will be a big year for him development wise though.
     
  3. kevm3

    kevm3 Well-Known Member

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    There's a reason there's been so much talk of upgrading the D-line. Don't you think that QBs having all day to throw is part of the reason why Mo or Carr weren't looking that great?
     
  4. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Now we are talking. It's still a team game.
     
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  5. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Hells Yeah
     
  6. TheDallasDon

    TheDallasDon AegonTheConqueror-Now bend the knee

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    Anyone remember the.....Ware sucks we should have gotten Merriman threads, lol
     
  7. CarlAllDay

    CarlAllDay Active Member

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    Mo had a solid rookie year and was hurt and learning a scheme that didn't fit his style of play this past season .. I wouldn't jump the gun by saying he's a bust thus far. Not at all. Not to mention his front 7 was decimated last year. No cb stands a chance behind last years defense
     
  8. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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  9. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    Solid? He was terrible his rookie year.
     
  10. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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  11. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't one of them.
     
  12. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    I can't read this entire thread and then just say "NO"...thus, "NO, he is not a bust"
     
  13. dbonham

    dbonham Well-Known Member

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    In high school I applied online to LSU under the pseudonym 'Rocky'... The next day Rocky got an acceptance email offering a full ride
     
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  14. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    I'm callin' BS on that............just sayin'.
     
  15. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    In theory, he is a bust considering his draft position and the expectations that came with him. However, he still has time to redeem himself if he can stay healthy and grow as a professional.
     
  16. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    He is on the precipice. I question his desire and toughness. Doubt he ever comes close to his billing.
     
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  17. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    They half a boxing team???!!!

    Well when I become a college president I will it harder to get in. I would half axed you for a last name and social but that's just me.
     
  18. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I can use Brandon Graham or several more young players that are labeled as bust if it helps you understand the point. Mo gets the benefit of the doubt from Cowboy fans due to him being a Cowboy.
     
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  19. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    They're job is to defend, whether it be 3 in they're direction of 20.
    I prefer to think that our D line half suffered because our secondary half been stinking for a couple of years.
     
  20. Bullflop

    Bullflop Well-Known Member

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    I'm not ready to give up on him at this stage of his career. He'd gotten off to a late start as a rookie, had injuries and in general, has simply had a tough time to adjust to the rigors of the NFL game, its talent, scheme changes and such. As JG stated, he also needs to get stronger to physically afford the run support necessary in our current scheme. I'm also anxious to see if the coverage might be adjusted some to accomodate more man coverage and less zone.
     

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