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Yahoo Sports: Ngata not a Bill's target

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by dwmyers, Mar 31, 2006.

  1. dwmyers

    dwmyers Well-Known Member

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    Url: http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news;_ylt=ArROV1oPnvYZNk.lcWJgeuc5nYcB?slug=cr-meetings032906&prov=yhoo&type=lgns

    The focus of the article is actually Losman, but the first bullet item was the thing I thought to be interesting:

    When you start seeing things like this, you know the draft is getting closer ;).

    David.
     
  2. Sitting Bull

    Sitting Bull Active Member

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    So, Ngata to the Bills...Check mark..:D
     
  3. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    Personally, I hope he slides to #18.....what a steal :D
     
  4. aikemirv

    aikemirv Well-Known Member

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    If you saw him play in the bowl game, I am not so sure you would say he is a steal at 18...but maybe his skills translate to NT in the NFL a bit better.

    Nevertheless, how does a NT not fit into your cover 2 scheme. Last I checked they don't cover anybody?
     
  5. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

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    I like Justice, but man that's early for him to go.
     
  6. Billy Bullocks

    Billy Bullocks Active Member

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    Actually, if you watched that Bowl Game, Oregon shut down the Oklahoma RB's for most of the game. Ngata is money. I see him play every weekend, and he's a beast. Nice guy too. If he's there at 18, wouldnt mindhim at all.
     
  7. ddh33

    ddh33 Active Member

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    I've got a feeling that he slides.
     
  8. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
  9. DLCassidy

    DLCassidy Active Member

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    Buffalo really can't go wrong as long as like their 1st 5 picks weigh 300 pounds or more. Both their lines stink. Maybe they like Bunkley better- they do play a 4-3.
     
  10. Hiero

    Hiero New Member

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    honestly ive been hearing over and over they dont want the fat DT's they are trying to switch towards having two pass rushing dt types.
     
  11. littlewebs

    littlewebs Everything I type is a lie. Except that. And that.

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    Ngata could be described as a player that gets bored sometimes. I watch him, and he'll dominate for 2 or 3 plays. Then he'll sort of play patty-cake with the 3 offensive linemen that are triple-teaming him on the next play. His only downside is the occasional lack of motor. He has the skills of an elite DT in the NFL.
     
  12. ghst187

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    i was hoping that "Bill's" was referring to Bill Parcells not Buffalo because I was hoping I was going to read about how we weren't interested in a 345 pound first round career-ending knee injury waiting to happen...again.

    SittingBull...dude your mock draft stinks..no offense but other than Carpenter...there isn't a potential starter in there.
     
  13. Hiero

    Hiero New Member

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    Ngata would be a great pick for us, finally an elite NT. Like someone said, the only bad thing, besides the injury he had a long time ago, is thta sometimes when hes like triple or quadruple teamed he gets a bit lazy, but I would really love to have him.
     
  14. ghst187

    ghst187 Well-Known Member

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    I think the knee injury concerns are quite valid, his bad one wasn't that long ago and he injured a knee again in the bowl game. Plus, I saw nothing in his play to think he's worth a first round pick.
    We can find short, fat guys on day 2 to do the same job. We need an impact player with first round picks, not a fat, backup, injury-prone, blocker-magnet. If we wanted someone like that, we could've gotten Sam Adams or Grady Jackson this offseason for about 2 mil, probably cheaper than a first round pick. Sure only a stop gap, but proven and effective.
     
  15. cowboysfan31

    cowboysfan31 Active Member

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    I don't know how true this is, but I remember reading in an article awhile back that Ngata only has 10% Bf. I highly doubt that was true, but if it is even close to that it would be incredible for his size.
     

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