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NFP: Final Stock Watch: Offensive Risers

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Duane, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Duane

    Duane Active Member

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    A rundown of the top five players who seem to be generating the most buzz with only three days left before the draft.

    QB Andy Dalton: TCU
    He’s accurate, competitive, fiery and knows how to win football games. Those are the attributes that have so many teams buzzing about Dalton as he now looks like a potential late first-round option.

    http://www.nationalfootballpost.com/Final-stock-watch-offensive-risers.html
  2. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

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    I thought the knock on Dalton was inaccuracy?
  3. Fla Cowpoke

    Fla Cowpoke Well-Known Member

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    I am pretty sure the biggest knock was that they questioned his arm strength.
  4. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    I think he's just overall average. He looks to me like just another spread-offense QB who runs sometimes, throws sometimes, but didn't have to make accurate throws through tight windows on any kind of consistent basis.

    Maybe I haven't seen him enough, but I think people are overrating the intangibles. To me he's the polar opposite of a Ryan Mallett. You don't want a potential headcase like Mallett, but you do have to have excellent accuracy and arm strength to be a very good NFL QB.
  5. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I some what agree. I think he is a fine QB but 1st rd pick no 2nd in my view would be a bit iffy. I do think he has a chance to develop into a quality QB but 1st 2 rds I think is a bit on the risky side.
  6. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Accuracy is one of his strengths.
  7. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    The biggest knock was the offense he played in I believe. He doesn't have great arm strength, but his arm is good enough to play in the NFL.
  8. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

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    I think I got him confused. Dalton is described as a west coast QB, if I have it right this time.
  9. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    Penington. Got all the intangibles in the world but in the end had too weak an arm and kept getting injured. First you have to be able to make the throws- all of them.
  10. Hostile

    Hostile Persona Non Grata Zone Supporter

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    Naw, red hair.
  11. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    Amen brother. If the Graham Harrell's of this world were to have come out this year you would be looking at a top 10 pick. I get the makeup of the kid, Dalton I mean, but that's about it. Teams are really scraping the bottom of the barrell's this year!

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