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News: Prisco: Top 25 Breakout players in the NFL - Fredericks and T. Williams

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jun 5, 2014.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    When I usually do my lists of potential NFL breakout players each summer, it often leads to confusion as to what the term breakout means. So here's my definition: A player who hasn't been to the Pro Bowl who has a real chance to go in 2014.

    In other words, players who have started games, playing well in the process, and now might be ready for even more. San Francisco safety Eric Reid and Chicago guard Kyle Long would be on the list, but both went to the Pro Bowl last season.

    Travis Frederick, C, Dallas Cowboys -- When the Cowboys picked him in the first round of the 2013 draft, there were snickers. But it was the right move. He showed last season as a 16-game starter that he has a chance to be a really good center. He is smart and athletic, two musts for the position these days.

    Terrance Williams, WR, Dallas Cowboys -- With Miles Austin now gone, this second-year player takes over as the starter opposite Dez Bryant. That should mean a lot of single coverage and a chance for big plays. Look for his numbers to go up dramatically from his 44 catches a year ago.

    See the rest of the list: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/writer...o-top-25-breakout-players-in-the-nfl-for-2015
  2. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    Nice to read a positive piece.
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  3. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    Tfred is really smart but he is not athletic,speed guys will always give him problems but better guard play will help him out a lot.
  4. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    Props to Jerry!!!

    Cowboys have a lot of young talent on the verge of breaking out!
  5. Fletch

    Fletch To The Moon

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    It really was a good read. But I thought I read in here numerous times where Travis was very immobile--not athletic at all. Hmmm. It wasn't all here, but in the media as well. Looks like we did a great job. Thanks Jerry and Stephen, and Garret. :) Sorry, I know my last sentence stings for some. LOL
  6. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    So wait... at this point that would mean.

    TFred + TWill >>>>>>> Sharif Floyd?

    No. This can't be! We did something right?

    ::dies::
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  7. Alexander

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

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    Frederick is on a Mangold curve IMO. He will be considered a top five center easily by seasons end. Williams? Not certain about him at all.
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  8. dstovall5

    dstovall5 Well-Known Member

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    It's still very early, but it's looking like we struck gold on both picks, especially on Frederick.
  9. the_h0wey

    the_h0wey Well-Known Member

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    It bothers me Williams seems to rarely make catches with his hands. He uses his body too much for catches IMO.
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  10. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I don't think he's a star but a real nice complementary receiver. It's possible he could put up some nice numbers but it'll be a product of the attention Dez Bryant commands more than anything.
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  11. Alexander

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

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    At best he is Harper back in the day with a dominant offense otherwise. Then someone signs him as a free agent and goes wait, what?

    I do not see special qualities nor do I get a strong sense he wants to be more than the No. 2. He just does not appear to be the personality type.
  12. Vintage

    Vintage The Cult of Jib

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    Frederick has a lot to improve upon in pass protection.
  13. Gameover

    Gameover Well-Known Member

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    Wrong, fallen one

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