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Reggie Robinson

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by chicago JK, May 1, 2021.

  1. chicago JK

    chicago JK Well-Known Member

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    This may be an unfair or incorrect conclusion, but it appears he can't play. He was invisible this year, discussed switching positions and back, and now we had a heavy CB focused draft with guys of similar measurables.

    My question is you hear all the time that teams draft players and they know right away they made a mistake when they bring them into camp. Do you think that was the case for Robinson or if it happened over time. The hit rate for 4th round picks in not great, but it appears they are already marking that pick up as a sunk cost.
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  2. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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    If he’s good enough, he’ll play. If he’s not, he won’t.

    Simple as that. The NFL is a pay for performance workplace like any other business entity.
  3. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't be so sure.

    Robinson is sorta the x-factor. If he can contribute in a meaningful way then that's a huge add in my book.
  4. Batman1980

    Batman1980 Well-Known Member

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    So what were Rod Marinelli and Jason Garrett paid for?
  5. ChronicCowboy

    ChronicCowboy Well-Known Member

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    There seems to be minimal confidence in him considering we drafted 3 corners. But I wouldn’t count him out...special teams matters a lot.
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  6. HungryLion

    HungryLion Well-Known Member

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    Well, he has this off season to prove himself.

    but yeah he’s a 4th rounder. He may or may not make the team this year. It’s a competition driven league.
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  7. Oz-of-Cowboy-Country

    Oz-of-Cowboy-Country Well-Known Member

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    It's crazy! Reggie Robinson is a fan favorite, yet not many have seen any Cowboy related tape on him. I don't think he's getting a fair shake. Especially with his position change last year. So it may be a new head coach with the same old B.S. Playing personal favorites while leaving better players on the sidelines.

    This kid should be third in line, as an outside corner, by season end.
  8. Batman1980

    Batman1980 Well-Known Member

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    So who's competing with Dak Prescott and Zeke Elliott for their spots?
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  9. fivetwos

    fivetwos Well-Known Member

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    I don't see how it's possible for a crew of people to evaluate anything full time and mess it up that badly to know a player is a bust right away in their first camp after giving them a 4th round draft grade.
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  10. HungryLion

    HungryLion Well-Known Member

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    Lol come on man. Be serious.

    Garrett Gilbert and Dinucci are free to try and outperform Dak though.

    As far as Zeke. As soon as it makes sense to cut him, I can’t wait for the cowboys to unload his contract.
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  11. conner01

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    I wish we had got a chance to see him and Anae last year
    Sink or swim we would have a better idea if they can play
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  12. charron

    charron Well-Known Member

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    To be fair how can quinn know since they wouldn't let him on the field. So if the coaches who wanted him won't use him what's a new coach going to think? Hell get a chance but very short leash in camp just like anae. If they don't ball out in camp above the new rooks they won't last.
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  13. Tangle_Foot

    Tangle_Foot Well-Known Member

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    Koo-koo-ka-choo Mr. Robinson
    There's a place for you if you can play
    Hey hey hey
  14. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    I think the issue was he got moved to S but he's really not an S. He's moving back to CB as two of the S we drafted are likely going to be playing S. Robinson has the size Quinn likes. His problem last year was that if you want to be a rookie DB in this league, you better be good at ST and he really wasn't that.
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Moderator

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    4th rounders don't typically come in and make much of a splash as rookies. To say he could be sunk cost already is very premature.
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  16. Bizwah

    Bizwah Well-Known Member

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    Players taken on the third day last season were at a large disadvantage. Not having any preseason games hurt their chances to show up in a game situation
  17. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    maybe he's the safety we don't deserve...but need.
  18. Fizziksman

    Fizziksman BanditHiro

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    not having a meaningful offseason because Covid probably hurt a lot of the rookies developments.
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  19. 3rdEyewarrior

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    B Jones wasn’t great until he stayed at corner. Richard saved his career.
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  20. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    getting back to a real off-season is why i'm excited about this draft class.
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