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Uh oh, tight end trouble

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by erod, Jul 16, 2013.

  1. CoCo

    CoCo Well-Known Member

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    I read a story somewhere on Fishers observations. The OP here seems like it is embellishing. Think I'll wait til the pads come on before panicking but I know some like to beat the crowds. :)
  2. CoCo

    CoCo Well-Known Member

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    I think the biggest risk with Escobar/Hanna is not so much that our offense is doomed without them. Rather a waste of draft resources if they don't pan out. And there the primary focus will be on the 2nd round pick. Escobar was already a controversial pick. He's not going to get much grace from the fans if he fails to contribute.
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  3. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    I don't disagree at all with this fair or not.
  4. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    really, we have'nt had the first day of training camp. hanna will be fine and escobar will learn to block. blocking is not about strength, it's about technique. all you have to do is keep the guy out of the play. pancaking is fun to watch but walling off a player is just as effective
  5. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Wow, the proverbial ledge is getting crowded earlier this year.
  6. KB1122

    KB1122 Well-Known Member

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    The more basic objection I have to the pick ..... this team needs the ball in Dez's hands. That is how we are going to succeed. Taking two more receiving targets in the 2nd and 3rd means more mouths to feed. That is what I most disliked about the picks.
  7. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I don't even know who fisher is so I couldn't care less how positive or negative he is. I'm not going to give a whole lot of weight to his opinion based off watching people run around in shorts and helmets.
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  8. iceman117

    iceman117 Active Member

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    Garret has drafted really well, I have faith
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  9. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    That is very true, and like you, I am going to give him the benefit of the doubt.
  10. LatinMind

    LatinMind iPhotoshop

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    Problem with writers in sports in today is that the try to make the story, instead of reporting stories. Creating something on their own perceptions and assumptions. Instead of just reporting what they know.
  11. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    Since when has Jerra given up the draft day duties? LOL. Ever thang goes through Jerra.
  12. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    They got the ball to Dez just fine last season(10th in receptions, 14th in targets) and didn't have team success( i.e. playoffs). Having better 4th, 5th and 6th receiving options on the team only helps the offense and Dez. And it doesn't only have to come from the guys drafted(Escobar, Williams and Randle). Improved play from Dwayne Harris, Cole Beasley and James Hanna will help. It will also help if DeMarco Murray and Miles Austin can staying healthy.
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  13. gimmesix

    gimmesix Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life

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    I don't think there's enough evidence from the few OTA and minicamp practices Fisher has seen to determine this. But I wouldn't be surprised if Rosario ends up with a bigger role because of his experience vs. the growth needs for Escobar and Hanna.

    We cut Vickers, so obviously Dallas believes more in the personnel it has at tight end than Fisher does.
  14. iceman117

    iceman117 Active Member

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    Garret has a ton of input... Otherwise Sharif Floyd would have been our 1st rd pick
  15. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Wut?
  16. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    This isn't the rumor but who knows who made the call. I actually think this one was Jerry's and Stephan's call but it could have been consensus. I don't know the real truth.
  17. PhillyCowboysFan

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    I totally agree gimme on Fisher not having a enough of a sample rate to form his conclusion. I also question the supposed statements erod said Mike made. I searched the internet looking for Mike's podcast from when he made those comments and found nothing even close to the supposed statements that erod posted. Also, wouldn't you think that Mike would have wrote a column if he had inside info that the Boys had voiced such concerns with their TE situation?

    What I believe is that erod read the following twitter post from Mike and then he highly embellished it!

    Quote from the twitter posting:

    There was some back and forth between Mike and other posters, but nothing was posted as to the damning statements that erod said were made by Mike.
    In fact Jason stated yesterday that he was very happy with the TE situation and that is what lead them to cutting Vickers.
  18. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    It was fairly apparent if you were watching on game day how everything broke down. I think iceman's pretty clearly got this one backwards. It was Garrett and Ciskowski who wanted to stick to the draft board.
  19. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    I was trying to be diplomatic. :)
  20. iceman117

    iceman117 Active Member

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    I was saying if Garrett and the coaching staff didn't have huge influence on who we drafted Jerry would have made a pick that didn't make a lot of sense... I just used Floyd as an example.

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