Scouts take on Ealy from Cowboys nation

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  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    CN: I didn't see Kony Ealy in this top 20. Where do you rate him?

    TD: I watched him against Greg Robinson this week, and he disappointed me. I'm going to have to watch more tape on him this coming week. He didn't play the run nearly as well as I wanted him to. Not saying he went against Robinson every time, but when he played against Auburn, sometimes you start thinking more than playing against their run game, so I want to be fair, but I soured on him a bit. Right now, I'd take Trent Murphy over him, but I'm giving him a second look.

    CN: You're not alone in being a bit skeptical. He was the flavor of the week a couple of weeks ago. He was linked to Dallas in a lot of early mocks, so I did more research on him and where he rated and I was surprised. One mock will put him in the top 12, and another will put him down around pick 27 or 28. There's no consensus on him right now. He looks like a solid 1st rounder, but it's not clear where in the 1st he could land.

    TD: He's got some talent. There's no doubt about that. I just have some reservations right now. That's all.
  2. Bigdog

    Bigdog Well-Known Member

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    Is said this before and I will say it again, if for some miracle Greg Robinson is there when we pick and Jerry doesn't pick him then he is a bigger fool than I thought. You can put him at guard if you want until Free's contract runs out. This guy is a stud and is rated #2 overall in Todd McShay's top 32. Need to protect your biggest investment in Romo.
  3. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry, it's not something you will have to worry Jerry will screw up. Robinson probably won't make it out of the top 7 or 8.

    As far as Ealy.....he's just ok for me. I see a ton of potential, but he's definitely raw and will take some work. I wouldn't mind taking a shot on him if he's bpa after a trade down but I'm not sure he's worth the 16th/17th pick
  4. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    Robinson is far more likely to go number 1 overall than to fall to 16.
    He is a very rare talent.
  5. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Aaron Donald is my personal choice if there at 16/17
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  6. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    I think in the end, Ealy will drop and guys like Ford, who were originally forecast to go later, will slide in front of him. I think the best pass rushing talent in this draft is at DT though, easily.
  7. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    This "TD" is going to be disappointed with most DEs that go against Greg Robinson, especially in the running game.
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  8. unionjack8

    unionjack8 Well-Known Member

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    Kony Ealy is the best DE after Clowney imo, he is well worth the pick at 16/17, in fact i'd take him over Donald all day every day.
  9. IAmLegend

    IAmLegend Well-Known Member

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    Trade back a few spots, pick up another pick, and then select BPA. If that happens to be Ealy then so be it.
  10. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Donald all day...
  11. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Michael Sam is the better Missouri Tiger.
  12. Pessimist_cowboy

    Pessimist_cowboy Well-Known Member

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    not even close .

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