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Longtime TE coach to Cowboys' Rico Gathers: 'You're about to bring havoc to the NFL'

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by TwoDeep3, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    I would go that far.
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  2. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Back to back joke posts that weren't even replies to anyone, are you working on material for a Netflix standup special?
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  3. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    About as far as a fan can go now. Looking forward to seeing more.
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  4. OldCoach

    OldCoach Active Member

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    Everyone can knock this guy, but I'm very intrigued. If he gets up to par it's gonna be like lining up 6 olinemen and still having all your revieving threats.

    The league never saw anything like this. Could be game changing. Imagine a lineback or safety having to Honor Gathers in coverage meanwhile he's crushing these guys in the run game. Oh yeah, what about throwing jump balls when he got a 6'0 cat matchup. This guy can be a d coordinators worst nightmare.
  5. rat2k8

    rat2k8 Well-Known Member

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    Can Rico play DE?
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  6. rat2k8

    rat2k8 Well-Known Member

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    So we now have an Olineman playing TE and a LB playing with a brace. Championship!!!!
  7. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    He's 6'8 and 270 lawd, I feel sorry for defenses....
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  8. Bigdog

    Bigdog Well-Known Member

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    Who is injured.

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Break on thru.
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  10. plasticman

    plasticman Well-Known Member

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    Now imagine that Rico's development is legit...

    Not only will the Cowboys have one of the greatest O- lines in history, they have enhanced effectiveness by including a strong physical TE. This essentially makes it a six man offensive line on running plays and how is he going to be covered in the endzone on passing? I mean the guy is a basketball player he has to have a devastating vertical leap.
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  11. Shinaoi

    Shinaoi Well-Known Member

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    So is everyone is that draft pro bowl bound? Could be one for the ages.
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  12. T-RO

    T-RO Well-Known Member

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    He might be our budget-Gronk. Rob is 6'6, 265. Gronk

    This hype machine is just getting started. You all know that don't you?
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  13. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    I vote BOTH! Lol
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  14. Ren

    Ren Well-Known Member

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    IIn the 2nd round
  15. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    The 6-8 is from basketball where they measure with shoes on even when they are accurate. He was measured 6-6 273 last year.
  16. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    I think the league has seen it with Gronk who it about the same exact size as Gathers. He's really the prototype for Gathers.

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  17. OldCoach

    OldCoach Active Member

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    Gathers is a couple inches and about 15-20 lbs bigger than Gronk. I think Gronk is probably a little more athletic and Gathers is a bigger guy just from their body types. Regardless I don't think we need to draft a tight end.
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  18. LandryFan

    LandryFan Proud Native Texan, USMC-1972-79, USN-1983-2000 Zone Supporter

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    Well, Tapper seems to be "Gather"ing steam, but then Gathers may well be "Tapp" into his vast potential. Put the two of them in a poll and each will probably get about 80% of the vote! :)
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  19. Sydla

    Sydla Well-Known Member

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    I'll admit it. I am excited about Gathers.

    And Tapper.

    I'll probably end up being disappointed by both but their athleticism has me giddy.
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  20. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    It's no crime to be optimistic about the young players.

    No matter what some will try to tell you.
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