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#16 Kuech Da Sneak

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 12:35 PM

More than a few people available at #9 that I'd be happy with, and Ingram is definitely one of them.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 03:18 PM

I like Ingram. I just think as a 4-3 base team it's a harder fit to make. If we were a 3-4 base team I would be all over it.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 06:21 PM

I like Ingram. I just think as a 4-3 base team it's a harder fit to make. If we were a 3-4 base team I would be all over it.

Agree. He fits better with someone like Pitts, Packs, or Jets.
We would not be doing a favor for us or Ingram by drafting him. He's not a 4-3 end. Hes more of a 3-4 olb imo and if we were going DE, I'd rather have Coples.
But I'd still be happy with him.

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:25 PM

People are in love with the stature of coples compared to actual play. Ingram is a duplicate,size wise, of Charles Johnson...but i do see him as more of a Pass edge ruser, Aldon Smith kind of guy...


....so with that said whats not to like?! He is way more safe than Coples IMO...we just have the Everette Brown burn fresh here and Eric Norwood(Gamecock) was a star in the SEC who has a slow nfl start...but neither were the same prospect or as highly regarded as Ingram.

Norwood is a tweener and Everette Brown slipped terribly before the draft with major red flags...

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 04:57 PM

Eric Norwood
Antwan Applewhite
Thomas Keiser

How many tweeners does a 4-3 team need?

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Posted 11 April 2012 - 05:16 PM

Eric Norwood
Antwan Applewhite
Thomas Keiser

How many tweeners does a 4-3 team need?


Would you call Hardy and Johnson tweeners too? All of them are practically the same size.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 08:52 AM

No to tweeners and the idiots who think we're going to a 34 D.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 07:21 PM

No to tweeners and the idiots who think we're going to a 34 D.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 08:19 PM

Yes to Ingram :)

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 08:45 PM

If we were going to a 34 D, then Ingram would be the obvious choice. However, I don't think that's realistic.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:12 PM

I have seen just as many scouts say that Ingram fits in a 4-3 better than a 3-4 than compared to 3-4 vs 4-3.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 09:15 PM

u know were switching to 3-4 right?


We'll use the 3-4 with the all black uniforms, and the 4-3 with the regular uniforms.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 03:13 PM

Would you call Hardy and Johnson tweeners too? All of them are practically the same size.

Norwood weight 240, Keiser 260, Applewhite 260. Ingram played last year at 264, now 276. Johnson and Hardy are both in the upper 270 ranges. The question becomes whether or not Ingram can maintain that bulk without affecting his speed, and whether he'll be a good run defender. There's no evidence to support either claim. Even if he is the same size as Hardy, the worst run defending right end in the NFL, that's not necessarily a good thing.

Bottom line, he's short and small. Not a big fan of taking him in the top ten with those measurables.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 03:38 PM

I was skeptical at first, but a Von Miller type role does sound pretty awesome.... I just like Thomas Davis, and hope he can come back from his injury is all.

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Posted 22 April 2012 - 03:41 PM

Norwood weight 240, Keiser 260, Applewhite 260. Ingram played last year at 264, now 276. Johnson and Hardy are both in the upper 270 ranges. The question becomes whether or not Ingram can maintain that bulk without affecting his speed, and whether he'll be a good run defender. There's no evidence to support either claim. Even if he is the same size as Hardy, the worst run defending right end in the NFL, that's not necessarily a good thing.

Bottom line, he's short and small. Not a big fan of taking him in the top ten with those measurables.


When did he gain 12 pounds. At the combine he was listed as 6'1" 264 lbs and ran a 4.79 40.


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