There's a reason 23 teams passed on Dez

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by RickMoranis, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. RickMoranis

    RickMoranis New Member

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    and we saw it last night. The guy is uncoachable and people who say brains don't matter when you are that talented are simply off base. Dez and Romo are NEVER on the same page and that pick 6 was 100% on Dez.
  2. davey999

    davey999 Well-Known Member

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    But weren't people around here saying he was better than Roddy White last week?
  3. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    But he had 100+ yards last night....

  4. Blitz88

    Blitz88 Member

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    I used to have so much hope for Dez... I was so excited when we drafted him, and when he returned that punt for a touchdown in the second game of his rookie year... But he's just so inconsistent, and now he's dropping passes that are right in the bread basket. I really hope he can turn it around, but I just don't know if he'll ever be that unstoppable talent many of us thought he would be.
  5. RickMoranis

    RickMoranis New Member

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    yes and I laughed at them. If I could find that thread I would show you how low I really am on Dez and have been since day 1. You can't fix stupid...sad really.
  6. anj113

    anj113 Member

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    Another wasted draft pick
  7. RickMoranis

    RickMoranis New Member

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    I think it's better for the team if he's just not on the field anymore. He hasn't earned the privilege to be our #2. He consistently runs awful routes, drops passes, gives up on plays, disappears from games, gets in trobule off the field, etc. He has not put together a string of good games since he's been here.
  8. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    wow, just wow....not like we weren't going to see a Dez hate thread....there were many other things that went wrong last night. Even Jerry rice had drops..
  9. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    No really ... Romo looked right at him .. yelled his name and pointed at the defense. And dez is so stupid he didnt realize romo was telling him there was a blitz coming and he needed to adjust his route. It was that obvious to romo and me and everyone watching on tv .. and dez didnt get it. He is too stupid to play football. Your offseason workout and talent cant excuse your play on the field ..
  10. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    Are you not the person who said that the only thing you ever criticize Dez for is his inability to get separation?? He got open consistently last night.. He had a couple drops that I can't figure out but I think he had a decent game.. Don't forget Romo overthrew him on a play that would have almost certainly been a touchdown if thrown correctly.
  11. RickMoranis

    RickMoranis New Member

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    did you know that the Cowboys have the lowest Draft Pick retention over the last 10 years of any team in the league? we keep players at a 53% rate...that's absolutely unacceptable and pathetic. Some teams were as high as 88%. lol Jerruh
  12. perrykemp

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    They gambled on Dez. They thought he could be a Randy Moss talent and Jerry wasn't willing to pass on someone like that -- he certainly felt the bite of passing on Randy Moss in 1998.

    It hasn't come to pass. Not sure why the lightbulb hasn't come on for Dez.

    If he was just a 70 catch / 1000 yard / 10 TD guy I think it wouldn't be the end of the world.... but all the mistakes, dropped passes, blown routes, and off-the-field issues just can't justify that kind of so-so performance.

    He has 12 games to turn it around. If he can't, I see them moving him in the offseason.
  13. RickMoranis

    RickMoranis New Member

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    it's not about just the drops. Dez was the reason for that pick-6. He dropped a sure TD pass. he dropped 3 other balls that were right in his hands. Please don't compare Jerry Rice to Dez...Every receiver drops balls and anyone who supports Dez at this point is an apologist who hasn't been paying attention
  14. tupperware

    tupperware A Plastic Container

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    And I'm sure there is a thread for each of those things. This one happens to be about Dez, who is a big problem.
  15. Ren

    Ren Well-Known Member

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    That would have been a pick if Dez had run the right route too there was a CB sitting on it on the inside and a LB breaking on it before Romo even threw the pass. While Dez did mess up that pick is still 100% on Romo
  16. XxTDxX

    XxTDxX Well-Known Member

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    The offense as a whole needs to get it together.. The fact that Dez is the goat after every game is beginning to be tiresome even though it is to be expected.

    That was his 31st game in the NFL. He will get it together.. Similar to Witten I am not worried about his hands.. I was encouraged by the fact that he was able to win on his routes almost every play last night.. Sadly the drops nullify that.

    Regardless of your opinion on last night, the pick 6, why 23 other teams passed on him, how stupid he is, or like many of you, have some personal agenda against him and only post about him when something bad happens.. At the end of the day he is a part of the team and an important part of the team.
  17. Gaede

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    It's really frustrating with Dez.

    Just last week I was saying that he has never had a dominant performance. Last night could've been that performance. He was open all night. But he just can't put it all together.

    And that's why he doesn't have dominant performances, and possibly never will.

    He literally looks like a rookie out there.
  18. RS12

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    You have to have a brain to be coached.
  19. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    23 teams passed on him because he didn't play as a senior. His coachability and actions as a teammate weren't the reason he slipped.

    Realistically, he's still only 23, will be 24 in a month or so, which is an age A LOT of rookies enter the league. He still has maturity issues, no doubt about it, but it's not as if he's in his 5th year and is turning 27.

    I might be in the minority, but I think his drops, and even some of the mental mistakes, are a side effect of him trying too hard to make big plays. Through 2 years, he hardly had any drops at's kinda the same thing as Witten. Dez' confidence might be a bit rattled right now, but to give up on him is a MAJOR mistake. Eventually, the light will go on for this kid, and he's going to be a stud.
  20. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    Hmmmm....and thirty teams passed on Tom Brady six what does that mean?
    Tony Romo was passed seven times by all thirty.

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