Joe Mixon

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  1. NickZepp

    NickZepp Well-Known Member

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    Going pro... Guy is a freaking stud talent. Probably the 2nd most talented running back in a loaded running back draft class this year. I believe Cook from FSU is more talented.



    An off field incident from 2 years ago will probably make him fall to the 2nd or 3rd round. I doubt Dallas gets him and with Elliott I see no reason to get him. He's basically an Elliott type player but a better receiver.
     
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  2. Eric_Boyer

    Eric_Boyer Well-Known Member

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    baggage galore. fortunately we have no need
     
  3. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    It will be interesting...ray rice never got another shot and the Mixon video is arguably worse. Obviously Mixon is much younger and more talented at this stage, but it's still a PR nightmare to draft him.
     
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  4. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I'll add that Ray Rice was on the downside of his career and cost millions at the time. Mixon will be cheaper especially the further he falls in the draft.
     
  5. Stryker44

    Stryker44 ^^^Skins Fan

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    No team will draft him and he will only serve as training camp fodder. Book it.
     
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  6. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Very possible. I haven't seen anything from him that warrants a high draft pick. I'm thinking someone will use a 5th or later round pick on him, but with his "history" he may end up as an UDFA.
     
  7. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Yeah it wouldn't shock me if someone took him in the 6th/7th...but OP said 2nd/3rd. No way I see him going that high
     
  8. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    Mixon was struck twice by the girl

    He hit her back like a man but I don't see it as worse than Rice

    ps- I don't think he is in Elliott's class
     
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  9. RS12

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  10. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    I'm really surprised he was given a 1st round grade.
     
  11. Joe Realist

    Joe Realist No Kool-Aid here!

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    Does he hit the hole as fast as that girl?
     
  12. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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  13. TheDank

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    He'll get drafted... probably mid rounds. As an OU alum I want nothing to do with him. Sometimes on-field success isn't worth it.
     
  14. stilltheguru88

    stilltheguru88 Well-Known Member

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    Look at those high character general managers! :rolleyes:
     
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  15. ghst187

    ghst187 Well-Known Member

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    If the NYG draft him he will be fine,if we draft him the league will come after us
     
  16. baltcowboy

    baltcowboy Active Member

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    I would draft him in the 6th round. Talent wise he is only behind Fournette and Cook. I think the Redskins or Eagles would draft him.
     
  17. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Toxic, wouldn't touch him even if desperate for a back.
     
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  18. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    Love the player and he will be another Tyreek hill situation,somebody will get him and he will be very successful.
     
  19. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Lets someone else deal with the PR.

    The local and National media will never let it go if he is a Cowboy

    I've never seen a group of people grandstand on a issue like they did with Greg Hardy and it would happen all over again if Mixon were in Dallas.

    Let him go to Detroit or Green Bay where the media won't care as much.
     
  20. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Trade Zeke to move up for Mixon.
     
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