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Rookie Updates from Around the League

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by DFWJC, Jul 29, 2014.

  1. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Here's a general thread to give us place to drop the latest updates on how this year's rookies are doing so far.

    Let us know what you've heard or who you're excited about!
  2. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Preseason is always full of hype, but it's fun anyway.

    --Supposedly Khalil Mack is looking great with comps to Clay Matthews and Von Miller.

    --Teddy Bridgewater looks the best of the rookie QBs so far (no surprise there, imo).
  3. daveferr33

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  4. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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  5. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler Zone Supporter

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    I'm perfectly fine with Martin :)
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  6. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Watch out for Cleveland RB Terrance West!

    The Browns may end up regretting that contract they used to lure Ben Tate away from Houston this offseason.
  7. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Read Cardinals receiver John Brown is turning some heads.
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  8. daveferr33

    daveferr33 Well-Known Member

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    Or if we were going to burn a 3rd in this draft anyway, I would have rather burned it to get up three spaces (to get Donald) or 1 spot (to get Shazier). They may have tried that and couldn't get a trading partners.

    At any rate, Martin is a nice consolation prize.
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  9. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    No surprise here, but Sammy Watkins sounds pretty amazing so far.
  10. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Yeah, I like Martin. I think Donald is a better player at a position of greater need. But I'm not complaining about what we did in the first round.
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  11. StarOfGlory

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    Talk here out of Philly is Jordan Matthews. He looks like the real deal.
  12. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Marvin Lewis says that Darquese Dennard is the "best rookie CB I've ever seen"
  13. Tezz

    Tezz Active Member

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    Brandin Cooks is going to be scary with teams ganging up on Jimmy Graham every play... TD capability anywhere on the field
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  14. DFWJC

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    Nice preseason opener for Cooks! 5 grabs and a score.

    Also WR Kelvin Benjamin made a little splash in his Panthers debut.
  15. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    Not a rookie but I read that Dion Jordan has looked "unbelievable."
  16. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    Manziel goes 7 of 11 for 63 passing with 27 yards rushing. Would have gone 10 for 11 with veteran receivers, IMO.
  17. Manwiththeplan

    Manwiththeplan Well-Known Member

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    I would hope so since he has a 4 game PED suspension waiting for him
  18. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    actually if he was John Smith no one would have thought it was all that.
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  19. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Blake Bortles looked good last night.
    11/17..160.
    But mostly, just looked like a pro.
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  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Garoppolo having a nice game

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