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#11 CCS

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 04:52 PM

I'm fine with Derek Anderson as the back up. There's much bigger holes that needs to be filled besides a QB who will never see the field.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:04 PM

Id rather let RG3 be a starter for another team. Kid has some talent, and a hell of an arm, along with the smarts.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 05:11 PM

I hope he is around when we pick Just so we can get depth in a trade from a team wanting Griffin.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 10:10 PM

we won't get him, if Colin Capernick can get drafted in the 2nd round this guy is gone by the 4th (the absolute earliest we would possibly pick him up)

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 10:46 PM

I'm fine with Derek Anderson as the back up. There's much bigger holes that needs to be filled besides a QB who will never see the field.


True. I like the kid is all. Watch out for him. Could be a poor mans Cam.

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Posted 04 October 2011 - 11:58 PM

RG3 is 5'11(on a good day) & 220.

He's accurate as all hell, but that's going to be hard to duplicate in the NFL with 6'6 O-lineman on a consistent basis.

He'll probably still beast it up & be taken in the first round.

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 08:13 AM

RG3 is 5'11(on a good day) & 220.

He's accurate as all hell, but that's going to be hard to duplicate in the NFL with 6'6 O-lineman on a consistent basis.

He'll probably still beast it up & be taken in the first round.


NFLdraftscout has him listed at 6'2" (of course they have been wrong before). If he is under 6' he wont get drafted in the 1st 2 rounds IMO. Remember Troy Smith?

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 08:32 AM

RG3 is 5'11(on a good day) & 220.

He's accurate as all hell, but that's going to be hard to duplicate in the NFL with 6'6 O-lineman on a consistent basis.

He'll probably still beast it up & be taken in the first round.


He's not 5'11

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 10:01 AM

He's not 5'11


Thats what I was thinking. 6'1 maybe.

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 01:24 PM

He's not 5'11


Bullshit he isn't. Look at him compared to the other guys on his team that are listed at even 6' and above.

There's many QBs that have their listed height arbitrarily raised, especially when they're shorter than average.

I didn't say he'd fail because of it, but he's not 6'1 by far.