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Manti Teo has bust written all over him....

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Arkyvarminter, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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    Now, I don't wish this on him or anyone else but from what I've seen in the National Championship game and his play in the preseason, I think he's going to be a bust. The guy is slow as molasses. I just don't think his style and slowness will transfer to the NFL. What do you think? I guess its still too early to really say this so I will just predict he will be a bust. That's just my prediction...
  2. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They sure like him so far.
    He's a bit banged up right now though.
  3. Lonestar94

    Lonestar94 Well-Known Member

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    I think he will be solid for a 2nd round pick. Nothing spectacular.

    He'll be the next Rey Maualuga.
  4. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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    Or the next Bobby Carpenter...
  5. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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    Everything I've read about him says San Diego has been very pleased with his play so far. I have not seen him play in a preseason game yet.
  6. NIBGoldenchild

    NIBGoldenchild Well-Known Member

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    I thought he was injured and hasn't played in any preseason games.
  7. newlander

    newlander Well-Known Member

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    correct....weak thread....I must say I don't think he'll pan out but, he has to be given a chance first
  8. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    What a ridiculous thread...and seemingly out of nowhere.

    Every report about him has been positive.

    This slow thing is a myth...he didnt run all that well at the combine, but dont forget, he didnt have months to prep for it like other guys because of the Bama game. He ran a 4.71 at his pro day, and plays fast because of his instincts.

    fwiw...

    Ray Lewis - 4.68
    Lance Briggs -4.75
    Rey Mauluga - 4. 86
    Jon Beason - 4.72
    Sean Lee - 4.71
    Navorro Bowman - 4.7
    Alec Ogletree - 4.7
    Kevin Minter - 4.67/4.72

    heck, Arian Foster ran a 4.7. The whole "Manti is too slow to play in the NFL" thing is absolutely baffling.
  9. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    He had played in 1 preseason game and he pitched a complete shutout as in 0 tackles, 0 sacks--->a complete 0 stat effort, it was like he didn't play.
  10. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    just someone looking for a reason to hate. Nothing new here
  11. Hoods

    Hoods Well-Known Member

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    He played like 10 plays.
  12. adbutcher

    adbutcher K9NME

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    Ok, he was 0 for 10. In addition the plays that went to his side he did absolutely nothing besides getting blocked out of the film frame. I have no axe to grind with the kid but I don't think he is NFL material.
  13. visionary

    visionary Well-Known Member

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    many (including myself) said before the draft that he should not be picked in the first 3 rounds of the draft based on talent

    we'll see how it works out
  14. locked&loaded

    locked&loaded its redskin season

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    guy does run like he is in mud. 40 aside. his first step just seems slow. It says that sean lee and teo ran the same 40, but there is now way teo is close in game speed.

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