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TLH: Scouting Report on Joseph Randle

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by NeonDeion21, Oct 15, 2013.

  1. iceman117

    iceman117 Active Member

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    40 times are the most overrated measure of speed.... It's 40 yards on a straight line which doesn't happen too often in a game situation... It's change of direction speed and quickness both Randle have plenty of... So that chart tells me
  2. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    What's wrong with Tanner?
  3. jrumann59

    jrumann59 Well-Known Member

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    Not comparing him to Emmitt Smith but Emmitt ran what was considered a slow 4.5 40 yard. Just saying. Look up what Jerry Rice Ran a 40 coming out of college. 40 is not the be all end all for football players. Hell Alfred morris runs 4.65-4.70. Personally I think guys that rely on speed have to keep adjusting their game as they get older whereas "slower" guys work on other things.
  4. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    You know what's funny is that around the league and around the media he gets more respect than he does his own fanbase. Funny how that works.
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  5. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    And just using the eyetest and from what i've seen from all of the backs I would think Dunbar would be our fastest guy with Randle second. I don't know if its small helmet or shoulder pads but Randle looks a lot smaller than Demarco. I would've never guessed he was 6 foot. He looks a lot faster than a 4.63 40 too.
  6. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, he looked like a lighter Tanner, but as you point out, he was there not to fumble. This will be a good opportunity for him if he can pick up the blitz.
  7. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    They do. I'm not sure why. Maybe it's the injury thing. And this is coming from someone who's been ever-so-slightly disappointed with his running so far this season.

    They overrate Randle, too, in my opinion. I like the guy, but there's no getting around the fact that he's not physically dominating, and he's slow. I've yet to see him impress me more than the three backs ahead of him on the roster. He's about on a par with Tanner, as far as I can tell, as a player. I like him, but hardly consider him a steal for where he was picked.
  8. Big D

    Big D Well-Known Member

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    I know right? I think he's the best back we've got but some how he gets no opportunity.
  9. DuceizBak

    DuceizBak Active Member

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    I never realized he was as tall as he was...
  10. Redball Express

    Redball Express All Aboard!!!

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    When you have gone thru as many projects as this team has in the last 10 years..

    people have a right to second guess our RB picks.

    I am also of thE opinion that Murray is a habitual injury RB and does not have the durability.

    We keep drafting these guys thinking we gotq a bargain and we never do.
  11. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong Zone Supporter

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    I tend to agree with both points. The saving grace is that Philly is so bad at stopping the pass that it may not matter as far as this single game is concerned, so Dallas can get by with Randle as long as their game-plan is sound.
  12. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    your are hard judge
  13. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Eager to see what all our backup rbs can do.
  14. JerryJonesMustGo

    JerryJonesMustGo Well-Known Member

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    Dang, I didn't know Murray ran that time. He doesn't seem that fast.
  15. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    If he can pass protect, yeah. You know me...I don't worry overly much about the running game, anyway. We're getting conversions and touchdowns in short-yardage situations (when was the last time we had two redzone rushing touchdowns in the same game prior to last weekend?). As long as we're able to do that, I'm pretty ok with it.
    I do worry about the rookie missing a blitz pickup and getting Romo killed, though.
  16. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Hope Randles a quick learner.:)
  17. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I was very happy to see the Cowboys draft Randle, people can talk about speed or size all they want but the guy is a football player and he knows how to do the job. I'm very confident in his ability to help this team
  18. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    I can't believe Murray is faster then Dunbar.
  19. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Randle ran a 4.52 forty at this Pro-Day. His unofficial forty at the combine was 4.59. Some people believe that the unofficial number is more accurate. There is/was a write-up on WalterFootball about why he believes that the unofficial number is more accurate.

    Randle's 3-cone was 7.01 vs 7.28 for Murray.

    I find the article to be comical. It makes conclusions based on a few carries that he has received as a rookie and his forty time. Did the article even evaluate his college tape?

    It compares his "vision" to one of the top RBs in the league (McCoy). McCoy is a veteran that has seen every possible defensive out there.
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  20. BAT

    BAT Mr. Fixit

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    Randle's pass protection is why I prefer Tanner. Cowboys have the rest of the week to figure out who's better in this area.

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