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Jimmy Clausen is an Alien Wizard

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I really don't get the The Golden Calf of Bristol pick. It's not like he has exceptional tools to work with - his arm isn't that strong. His throwing motion will need completely reworking (which should improve his accuracy). He won't be able to run in the NFL.

All he has is his 'competitive spirit', which Clausen gets bagged for. McDaniels is playing with fire here - it's a ballsy pick, but jeez he's risking his job over it.

Oh and Moore isn't a stud. He's a gun slinger (without the elite arm) being shoe-horned into a game manager role, nothing more.

I agree with you here. One thing that I am unsure of is does anyone other than me thing that he can possibly go through regressions? I know back when I pitched in highschool changing my mechanics it was damn hard for me to do. And because I had pitched the same way for years there were in fact times when i regressed and went back to my old ways... I mean I know these are two different sports were talking about here but i think the concept is pretty much the same. I am confident when i say The Golden Calf of Bristol will not be near the QB Clausen will be and I am happy i'm not a broncos fan...

And i know everyone has probably seen this but i thought i'd put it here anyways. I heard in the days leading up to the draft that Jimmy "threw his receiver under the bus." Personally I did not think that at all. He was just stating what happened. And he didn't seem to be that cocky asshole so many perceive him to be.. Just my two cents though. enjoy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55o5Nax6WHc

Sorry didn't work when i tried to embed it.

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Changing mechanics can be done - Brad Ziegler of the Oakland Athletics is now a submariner after failing as a conventional pitcher. It just takes a lot of time, effort and hard work.

Not something I want to spend a 1st round pick on.

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Changing mechanics can be done - Brad Ziegler of the Oakland Athletics is now a submariner after failing as a conventional pitcher. It just takes a lot of time, effort and hard work.

Not something I want to spend a 1st round pick on.

Exactly my point. Why waste a first round pick on a developmental pick like The Golden Calf of Bristol. And taking Demaryius Thomas before Dez? Borderline retarded. That draft is Epic fail.

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Thomas is another one that has a shed load of potential, but he's raw as hell.

Bryant's a strange one - he landed with the right team. The like their dickish WRs.

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You know what's sad? No matter who starts at QB, the Clausen pick has already divided this board and our fan base more than ever. Bickering about a player is such a waste of energy and time. Sure I have my preference, but I'll support whoever throws the rock this season.

Just as long as Jarrett isn't thrown to. :wink:

I don't like the person, but he's our QB now so I'm pulling like hell for him. I may actually buy his jersey once it's up to make it easier :P

Anyone wanting any of our picks/players to crash has their priorities out of whack. Armanti seems to be getting more of that so far though.

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I don't like ND, never have... so I have a built in bias against anything from ND - but with that being said, it's hard to argue with the FACTS presented in this writeup, Clausen is a great find for us and could end up being one of the biggest draft steals of all time.

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I also remember how Dan Marino infamously slipped down the draft because of similar concerns about his attitude...

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I also remember how Dan Marino infamously slipped down the draft because of similar concerns about his attitude...

That at the drug rumors.

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You know what's sad? No matter who starts at QB, the Clausen pick has already divided this board and our fan base more than ever. Bickering about a player is such a waste of energy and time. Sure I have my preference, but I'll support whoever throws the rock this season.

Just as long as Jarrett isn't thrown to. :wink:

ah, what else is new.. seriously..

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that was 1 year, have you seen his other years?

7td's/6int's

25td's/17int's

28td's/4int's

incosistancy is a big thing in the NFL and that is not consistant

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Clausen

uhhh okay? All I see there is that he progressed and became better.

Peyton Manning: 11td/6int -> 22td/4int -> 20td/12int -> 37td/11int

Philip Rivers: 25td/10int -> 16td/7int -> 20td/20int -> 34td/7int

etc, I could sit here and name tons of elite QB's who had shaky college seasons.

all that matters is he improved.

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