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#1 Swarly

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 10:24 PM

Sparked by a post in the Panthers forum. Time to eat some crow.

Cam Newton - didn't want him, looks to be a future star

Matt Moore - thought he would be the next great undrafted QB

Dwayne Jarrett - thought he would be a perennial pro bowler

Aaron Curry - thought he would be a star, safest pick in the draft, etc

Golden Tate - proclaimed him the next Steve Smith

Mardy Gilyard - thought he would do great things

#2 GritsRgreat

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 10:29 PM

Renaldo Turnbull!! I thought he would beast it up when Carolina signed him. But hey, i was young in those days.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 10:43 PM

not a player but ron rivera
i had really high hopes for him

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 10:44 PM

not a player but ron rivera
i had really high hopes for him


too soon for Rivera. he's made some dumbass calls but so has Harbaugh.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 10:45 PM

Wanted Glenn Dorsey lol.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 12:40 AM

I also thought MM would be the next great undrafted QB
Thought the same as OP on G. Tate
Didn't think Jarrett would be a perennial Pro Bowler, but I thought he'd be a good solid #2 to take over for Moose.
Thought EB would be the next Freeney (even bought his jersey ugh)
Thought Naanee woul be a great addition, at least a good #3

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 01:29 AM

I also thought MM would be the next great undrafted QB
Thought the same as OP on G. Tate
Didn't think Jarrett would be a perennial Pro Bowler, but I thought he'd be a good solid #2 to take over for Moose.
Thought EB would be the next Freeney (even bought his jersey ugh)
Thought Naanee woul be a great addition, at least a good #3


I literally broke my TV remote when I heard Clausen's name announced because I wanted Tate sooooo bad. I mean he's shown flashes of being a play maker but not what I expect of him.

I also thought Sam Bradford would get sacked into a coma his rookie year and be a constant injury magnet his entire career. Proved out to be tougher than I thought.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 02:15 AM

my take on gilyard before the draft

I know alot of people are high on Gilyard but he reminds me too much of Drew Carter. Great straight line speed but poor at route running and getting separation.



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Posted 17 October 2011 - 02:18 AM

Duke Robinson, loved the pick

thought he had a chance to be a day 1 starter but definitely by year two he's starting and a stud at that


f**k me

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 02:23 AM

Duke Robinson, loved the pick

thought he had a chance to be a day 1 starter but definitely by year two he's starting and a stud at that


f**k me


thought Duke would be alright but figured he dropped for a reason

I'll one up you on that though.

Thought Bernadeau would be a stud.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 09:38 AM

I was stoked on Eric Shelton (pick 54) in 2005. Now looking back on it I would do anything to have Vincent Jackson (pick 61) instead. 2007 I loved the Jarrett and Ryne Robinson picks.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 10:31 AM

I was cussing when we picked some linebacker named Jon beason

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 10:44 AM

I was cussing when we picked some linebacker named Jon beason


This. I wasn't too happy when Willis went off the board. Glad I got proved wrong.

Joey Harrington (wanted him #2 when we got Pep)
Drew Carter
Matt Moore
Thomas Davis (when healthy). I wanted Derrick Johnson more.

#14 Nicbsbll2

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 11:06 AM

I hated the Thomas Davis pick.
I hated the Jon Beason pick.
I hated the Jonathon Stewart pick.
I hated the Jimmy Clausen pick.

Well, I guess I got one right...

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 01:28 PM

I really didn't like the Armanti Edwards pick...whoops wrong thread