Signed by Cowboys Cowboys sign OL Dan Skipper

conner01

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From review and reports, he has talent but, struggles with his height and bending for pass blocking. His forte
is run blocking.
He's a good powerful run blocker but today's de's are smaller quick guys and that's gonna be his problem I think
If he could get his technique down to an art he might be able to do it
He played some guard too
He has a Columbo attitude
 

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There is one thing skipper can do
Block kicks
As a oline guy the odds are against him[/QUOTE]

Are you kidding? The fact we held on to Doug Free as a starter for 3 years past his prime...It wouldn't shock me to see these guys think they found Free's replacement.:rolleyes:
 

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One thing has come out from the weekend. The 3 all pro lineman and Colombo have taken Skipper under their
wing and he's going to get an advanced RT education over the next 4 months. It will be up to him to see if he
can master the position.
 

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He started the last 47 consecutive games of his career at Arkansas, beginning as a true freshman: 26 at LT, 13 at RT, and 8 at guard.
He blocked 7 field goal attempts during that time, including the one that allowed them to beat TCU last year.

In the offseason, Dan has worked part time as a bouncer at live music venues.
 

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He was a stalwart at blocking for the Razorbacks running game.

If he survives the final cuts, maybe he could do the same for us.
 

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If it does not work out at OL, try him at DE. Just waving his arms would block off at least a third of the field from the QB being able to throw to.
 

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Never got over what he did to The Waterboy

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LOL -- Well, that speaks volumes in terms of his mean streak . . . ;)
 

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If it does not work out at OL, try him at DE. Just waving his arms would block off at least a third of the field from the QB being able to throw to.
David Irving still has more reach than Skipper due to his incredible arm length.

Skipper 6'9-1/2", Arm 33"

Irving 6'7", Arm 38"
 

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He may not stick, but I'm nick naming him the Mountain.

Nice Game of Thrones reference......if that's what you meant.

He is a Mountain of a man, only problem I have with him is his feet. He always has had a problem with his feet against a speed rusher on the outside, probably why they are trying him out at guard. He's not a guard, he's most likely a RT, which is where they are trying him out right now.

He didn't get drafted cause of the tape. I would like to see him on the practice squad and let him work out some of his obvious issues.
 

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I see no way he gets enough bend to be an effective blocker but it will fun to see him try.
 
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