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Thoughts on Bo Scarbrough

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Jason 82 Witten, Aug 11, 2018 at 10:19 AM.

  1. Jason 82 Witten

    Jason 82 Witten Well-Known Member

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    I know we didn’t really see a lot, but what are your thoughts on his first game?
     
  2. glimmerman

    glimmerman Well-Known Member

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    Had a decent long run. He isn’t a burner but a big boy. Nice second effort on his TD run.

    Will really see more in these next games.
     
  3. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    I want him to work over the defense. HIs running style might not last long, but it can be utilized for our purposes.
     
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  4. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    This offseason many fans claimed he was the draft steal of the decade.

    I was skeptical based on watching his collwge game footage.

    I'm still not ready to proclaim his as great, but he looked good. He is faster and a better pass catcher than expected. Oddly his inside running is what I question. He needs a clean run to/past the OL. I think he will struggle when defenders penetrate into the backfield similar to how McFadden had issues in that area.

    His biggest issue is that D.Jackson looked decent also and he is big and fast.
     
  5. Jipper

    Jipper Well-Known Member

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    I expected him to look bigger and more powerful than he did....he looked slow to me....was hoping more barber like
     
  6. Bobhaze

    Bobhaze Well-Known Member

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    That is my take. He has average to slightly above average NFL RB talent. Maybe some upside but that’s why he was a 7th round pick. He’s a career backup.
     
  7. Cowboys22

    Cowboys22 Well-Known Member

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    I wasn’t as impressed as I expected to be. I wasn’t disappointed either though but I’m not sure now if he is better than Jackson who I thought looked pretty good as well. That will be a competition to watch.
     
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  8. America's Cowboy

    America's Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    I hyped up Bo Scarbrough, but I as you realized he is limited in the backfield. If he doesn't have a hole and gets pressured to run laterally, he can be limited or stopped.

    Darius Jackson impressed me more against the 49ers.
     
  9. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Faster than expected? He was known for his straight line speed in college and ran a 4.52 at almost 230 lbs. You watched his college game footage and didn't notice his speed? Dude hang up the amateur scouting act. It's getting embarrassing.
     
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  10. PhillyCowboysFan

    PhillyCowboysFan Well-Known Member

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    I third that impression. I am more impressed every time I see Rod carry the rock.
     
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  11. cern

    cern Well-Known Member

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    some good, some bad. but with Jackson, Williams in the mix, the cowboys will have to keep 4 rb's for him to have a chance. i'd say he's 50/50 to make the team at this point.
     
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  12. noshame

    noshame I'm not dead yet...... Zone Supporter

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    IDK but I'm glad we have #1 and #2 pretty much set so we can get a good look at these guys.
    Yu can use both and tell Seattle to take their pick as part of a trade.
     
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  13. cowboyec

    cowboyec Well-Known Member

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    strong runner.
    tough,physical.
    good hands.
     
  14. DiResta

    DiResta Well-Known Member

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    little known fact
    Rod Smith is 6'3" 235lbs
    hes bigger and more importantly runs lower than Bo Scarbrough
    when people want a power back to run over defenses late? Rod is a big dude
    Olawale is 6'1" 240lbs as well
     
  15. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    I want to see more Williams and Jackson.
     
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  16. boxer-rumble

    boxer-rumble Well-Known Member

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    Wasn’t Bo running behind the 2nd and 3rd stringer O line?

    I think he did well for what was given to him. He didn’t have much room to run on the inside and was touched before he got back to the LOS.

    We’ll get a better idea the next couple of weeks.
     
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  17. Piledriver

    Piledriver New Member

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    He doesn’t run or look his size ...

    Can’t run wide

    Outplayed by Jackson
     
  18. Mr_V

    Mr_V rat2k8

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  19. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    He’s no DJax. But then again, who is?
     
  20. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Should have drafted a S or DT instead of Bo
    Same goes for Cedric Wilson, Mike White and Dalton Schultz.

    Pick any 2 of the 4 and we were better off taking both a S and a DT in their place.
     
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