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What exactly is the argument that a CB who played in 3 games is less of a mystery than a WR who played for two years?

Roll the footage, baby!

Look! I like Gettis and Lafell (esp. LaFell's work last season). But, neither one of them---even after two years---puts fear into the opposition just yet. Hogan's injury and off-field issues are the ONLY reason he fell to the 4th. If his knee holds up, which it has so far, Hogan has starting potential and perhaps even game-changing potential, and it won't take two years for any one to figure this out.

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Roll the footage, baby!

Look! I like Gettis and Lafell (esp. LaFell's work last season). But, neither one of them---even after two years---puts fear into the opposition just yet. Hogan's injury and off-field issues are the ONLY reason he fell to the 4th. If his knee holds up, which it has so far, Hogan has starting potential and perhaps even game-chaning potential, and it won't take two years for any one to figure this out.

Key parts being "if his knee holds up" and "potential". That makes him a huge mystery.

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Key parts being "if his knee holds up" and "potential". That makes him a huge mystery.

Yeah...but is he big enough of a mystery to pass up Blackmon in the draft, even if Claiborne is still on the table? Is he big enough of a mystery to not try and move up to get Blackmon like Sorensen suggested?

It's all just talk and opinion fellas. Whatever we choose to do, I am not gonna scream "Bloody murder!" The coaches know better than we do.

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None of that explains how Hogan is less of a mystery than Lafell which was my question.

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None of that explains how Hogan is less of a mystery than Lafell which was my question.

Even after two years, NFL pundits and experts are talking down about our WR corps. (minus Smitty). Even some people on the Huddle still refer to LaFell as LaFail. LaFell has had TWO years to not only quell this talk, but cement himself as the number two guy, or even the heir apparent number one. He even gave way to None, err Naane, for the Lion's share of the season. That doesn't exactly ring of endorsements. Hogan has been convalescing his restructured knee and hasn't played in a whole football game, but to this day there are still more than a few experts, writers, coaches and fans who believe and/or "Know" that Hogan is an NFL caliber-starting CB. Even if I give LaFell the nod and say that he is less of a question at WR than Hogan is at CB, the fact that LaFell is still a question at all should tell you something.

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Now we come to the real reason. The talking heads say so. Same people who said it would take 2 years for cam to be a nfl ready qb. But yes they must be right about lafell. I have a question that nobody has anwsered is demarius thomas of denver a number 1 wr.

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Now we come to the real reason. The talking heads say so. Same people who said it would take 2 years for cam to be a nfl ready qb. But yes they must be right about lafell. I have a question that nobody has anwsered is demarius thomas of denver a number 1 wr.

We are all talking heads, but that doesn't explain what and/why the coaches think what they do. That doesn't explain the moves by our FO.

Apparently Denver and a whole lot of others thinks that he is a WR1. I don't know, but I do believe that Thomas and Decker will give Manning ample talent on the edges.

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...the fact that LaFell is still a question at all should tell you something.

Seriously? Year 1: Lame Duck year with Fox/Pickles. Year 2: Brand new offense with no offseason and abbreviated TC.

I think, given his circumstances, he's answered a lot of critics.

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Like I said, I like LaFell, but knowing what I know now, and seeing what I see, I would bet that Blackmon will be the more impactful NFL WR after it's all said and done. The FO is gonna have to believe that LaFell is going to step up in a big way this year to not even consider Blackmon (esp. if he is there for the taking).

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Lafell has better numbers then thomas and they got drafted the same year.

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