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Manti Te'o

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by NeonDeion21, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    LB is not as pressing as need as everything else we have.
  2. rags747

    rags747 Well-Known Member

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    After seeing him vs Bama no way I want him + LB is not our biggest need.
  3. FuzzyLumpkins

    FuzzyLumpkins The Boognish

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    I like a rookie OLB to replace Albright who should be depth and not a starter. We need a DT much much more though. I don't like Ratliff at the nose anymore.
  4. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    No thanks! Albright showed me he can play some football, I want to see more.
  5. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Considering the fact that neither Lee or Carter has stayed healthy, Albright and Wilbur are serious question marks, and Connor does not have anywhere close the the athletic ability required in a cover 2 scheme, yes it is.

    Say Lee gets hurt.

    That probably leaves us with Wilbur - Carter - Albright at LB.

    I would be horribly uncomfortable with that.
  6. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Barkley will drop that fall and will probably drop out of the first round. That being said, I would not draft him in the first or second. I don't think Dallas should draft him at all. He is not an NFL talent in my opinion.
  7. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    So we should draft a backup "incase Lee gets hurt" instead of drafting starters?

    Again, LB is not even CLOSE to being a need on this team right now. Not a need that requires a first round pick.
  8. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    No.

    You draft a guy who is a capable starter, so that the position becomes one of the elite groups in the entire league and when one guy gets hurt, it remains a strength.
  9. TheFinisher

    TheFinisher Well-Known Member

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    If we're going LB round 1, Ogletree is the guy you want. His speed and athleticism would fit much better in a Kiffin system than Te'o.
  10. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    Unbelievable.

    You must be a ND fan? I'm a ND fan and I love Teo, but LB is nowhere NEAR the need that OL, DL, and safety are.

    We have some young LB's on the roster. You have to give them a shot to earn that job or else drafting anyone outside the 1st round is a waste of freaking time.
  11. KDM256

    KDM256 Active Member

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    DO NOT WANT....

    OL/DL or Safety
  12. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Active Member

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    xwalker, what is your opinion on this kid? i always like reading your analysis.
  13. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I'm not an ND fan, and I'd rather have OGletree than Te'o...

    I don't like the young LBs on the roster. I don't like Albright seeing significant time, and I don't think that Wilbur showed anything at all this season. Considering the fact that its not that difficult to find solid players at safety, OL, and DL in rounds 2-4, why not grab a playmaker at LB, a spot where we don't have 3 quality starters at right now?

    I'm not saying that LB is necessarily a greater need than OL/DL/S, but if a guy slips to 18, you can make that pick and still get those other guys later.
  14. TheXFactor

    TheXFactor Active Member

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    LB isn't a position of need for us. We need true DE'S, a safety(possibly 2) and O linemen not more linebackers.
  15. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Bryan Broaddus ‏@BryanBroaddus
    “@Tyson_McKyle: @BryanBroaddus Cowboys Have Any Interest In Manti Te'o?” Didn't get a great vibe there.
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  16. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    You know league scouts? LOL i doubt Te'o would get past the top 10 picks
  17. The Realist

    The Realist Active Member

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    I doubt he falls that far.

    I hate the 4-3 but Teo, Lee, Carter would make me love it.

    That "not very dynamic player" only had more picks than our D this year.
  18. TXCowboyVol

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    Assuming with first 3 picks, we addressed Guard, Safety, DL...would ya??

    Imagine....Will Carter......Mike Lee.....Sam Te'o
  19. WPBCowboysFan

    WPBCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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  20. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Uh yea, but there's no way he falls that far.

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