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Tavon Austin

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Yeah, but Percy is physical man. Tavon has to dodge hits and he is so small. He might be able to withstand those hits, but I doubt it...Percy barely does.

And Welker is the lead guy for small quick slots. I just say his name to give you an idea of the type of slot he is. I know Tavon compares to Percy more, but Vikings went to the playoffs without Percy. So while he is a good player, lets's not get bent out of shape over the guy.

People thinks that Percy is small, bc he looks small in pads (smitty also look smaller in pads).

Look at him without pads.

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Yeah that's all I'm trying to explain to these guys. Tavon plays similar to Percy,but is not BUILT LIKE HIM!!!

Maybe Tavon can put on some weight, but keep his speed...

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I dont think anyone couldve took that hit from Robinson. Not even a Ray Lewis. That was a nasty hit.

Smitty has plenty of times.

I think that was also the last time I've seen D Jax go over the middle.

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Smitty has plenty of times.

I think that was also the last time I've seen D Jax go over the middle.

Smitty is one kind of a person. Even Fitz or Megatron arent able to take hits like 89 constantly. Im telling you Fitz and Megatron would have just as hard a time taking that hit from Robinson like Desean did. Dont ever compare anyone to 89. No one is built like him. ONLY HIM

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Smitty has plenty of times.

I think that was also the last time I've seen D Jax go over the middle.

That hit scarred D Jax for life.

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Okay man.......GO. Just tell me with stats and videos on why YOU think Tavon will be a slot and deep threat.

And I swear I won't respond unless it's an in depth and serious question. I will not criticize or try to make an argument against you. Just go and take your time. Because I have watched Tavon the best I can, but I don't see what you guys are saying about him. So since you watch him all the time, just enlighten me. By the way just so you know, I think Tavon can be a decent slot just not a deep threat in the Nfl...so start from there.

I'm waiting............

already did earlier in the thread. Not wasting my time typing it again. Go look it up in the thread. One other thing that I am repeating is Austin is more than a Slot receiver. Something else you fail to reliase.

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Honestly dude you said why Tavon has a small avg......which mean most of his passes came from the slot.. In college he played most snaps from the slot....right? So why get mad at me because I think this guy is just a slot?

Did you see the Percy pic? Is Tavon that big??? How well will he be able to take hits from over the middle from big safeties?

DOES HE HAVE AN INJURY HISTORY?

Can you please use some videos because you say I can't go by stats....so show me where Tavon is going deep. Come on man I know you have some good tape on him. Show me what I'm missing because I've yet to see it on youtube. Hoping you got some good tape buddy.

I'm waiting......

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BigSyke asked for examples of Tavon Austin going deep; :40, 2:25, 3:05, 3:55, 4:55, 7:40. Those last two being particular good examples of Austin's skills. It is true that Austin was not WV's preferred deep threat. His skillset overall translates more to working underneath and picking YAC. But that in no way means he can't go deep when asked.

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Honestly dude you said why Tavon has a small avg......which mean most of his passes came from the slot.. In college he played most snaps from the slot....right? So why get mad at me because I think this guy is just a slot?

Did you see the Percy pic? Is Tavon that big??? How well will he be able to take hits from over the middle from big safeties?

DOES HE HAVE AN INJURY HISTORY?

Can you please use some videos because you say I can't go by stats....so show me where Tavon is going deep. Come on man I know you have some good tape on him. Show me what I'm missing because I've yet to see it on youtube. Hoping you got some good tape buddy.

I'm waiting......

Because most of his passes cames from touch passes from Smith. That play was ran about 20% of the time this year and last year, Killed Austins average per catch but helped his YAC.

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Not sure what is so hard about understanding the notion that because a player wasn't asked to be a deep threat very often doesn't mean he can't stretch the field vertically.

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Thanks man! I really was talking abut versus tape though, where I could watch every snap that he takes during the game. But yeah thanks anyways.

I also believe that the slot best fits him. And maybe Tavon can do good his first year like Percy, but remember that the Vikings went to the playoffs without Percy last year. So Tavon will help smith and lafell downfield??? Maybe, but will a slot get you over the middle so you can WIN the superbowl. Panthers have already been to the superbowl!! They need to WIN IT!!!

Victor Cruz had a 19 avg when the Giants won the superbowl. I just don't see suprbowl teams without deep threats man.I mean show me one superstar slot(welker type) that won the superbowl lately.

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NOOO what im saying is WHY didnt they ask him to go deep more??

That makes me think he lacks the skill to do it........that has been my concern. If you are doin the most to win the game, wouldn't a speed guy like austin on the outside be the best? Since he's surehanded and fast?? Slots are only known for being sure handed not fast.

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