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Zoners: A Bill Simmons Mock Draft

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by MarionBarberThe4th, Apr 21, 2010.

  1. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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  2. HoosierCowboy

    HoosierCowboy Put Pearson in the HOF

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    If we draft mays I'll be mad but I'll get over it
  3. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    Curious? Why do you not like this guy? He is big and FAST 4.3 area? If that was correct reading.

    The only neg is he may not be fluid ....heck with that 4.3 speed he should be able to catch up.

    RW31 would get beat alot, however if he had that 4.3 speed to utilize don't you believe he would still be a Cowboy?
  4. hsfolk

    hsfolk Member

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    I'll be good if the Saints get Sean Weatherspoon
  5. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    Actually, that was an entertaining read (except for us picking T Mays, of course). The bit on the Raiders and Al Davis was especially good.
  6. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Brotherhood of the Beard Staff Member

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    Note to self....add bill simmons to growing hit list for future reference if Mays is who we draft.:D
  7. jobberone

    jobberone Right turn Clyde Staff Member

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    Now that was an interesting mock.
  8. Temo

    Temo Active Member

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    What happened?
  9. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    I'd be happy if we landed Mays.
  10. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I think GMs are mostly concerned about his instincts--which is so very key at Safety.
  11. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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    Simmons was ego-tripping basically
  12. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

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    The guy works for BSPN, what else would you expect?
  13. Temo

    Temo Active Member

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    C'mon dude, details. Don't tease.
  14. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    4.3 speed isn't much good with poor instincts and poor change of direction.

    And I'll take a playmaking safety with good change of direction skills thanks.
  15. dallasfaniac

    dallasfaniac Active Member

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    Well, that's a perfect example of why he hasn't done a mock 9 out of 10 years working for ESPN.
  16. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    Crazy,

    There are literally hundreds of 4.3 guys who are not in the NFL. In 5 years Taylor Mays will be one of them.

    As to why a lot of people do not like him, on film he doesn't make plays. He has a few highlight reel hits a la RW31 but in the NFL now intimidation is null and void because of the baby rules. If a guy can't punish you with his size what is the point of being 230 at all? It's not like he is taking on blockers.

    Mays is a horrid fit for us and most other teams.

    We want playmakers and he doesn't make plays.
  17. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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    I dont how juicy a story youre expecting. He got someone pulled from a gig he thinks only he should be doing. They were re-assigned.

    One of their bigger NBA.com guys
  18. Temo

    Temo Active Member

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    Sheesh, excuse me for taking an interest. I was just wondering how "famous" a person was your friend to get ****ed over by Simmons, heh.
  19. MarionBarberThe4th

    MarionBarberThe4th Well-Known Member

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    If youre an NBA fan youve seen him on their site.

    I warned you the story wasnt exciting, but its still a dick move by Simmons
  20. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong

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    TaylorMays4Life!!!!!!

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