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Tavon Austin projected to be top 15 pick.

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Jaworski thinks Carolina should get him. He's the same size as DeSean Jackson but quicker.

After attending West Virginia's Pro Day on Thursday, ESPN's Ron Jaworski predicted WR Tavon Austin will be a top-15 pick.

"This guy is absolutely lightning quick," said Jaws. "He's one of the quickest guys I've ever seen and I've been around the game since 1973. This guy just accelerates when he gets the football and, although he's a little bit diminutive, I think this guy's gonna go in the top 15." Carolina would be an intriguing landing spot at No. 14. New Panthers GM Dave Gettleman -- a former Giants exec -- could see some Victor Cruz in the versatile Austin

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is there that much of a difference between this guy and joe adams that tavon would be worth a #14 pick and adams can't see the field on offense?

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is there that much of a difference between this guy and joe adams that tavon would be worth a #14 pick and adams can't see the field on offense?

WHAT????!!!!!! Ohhhhhh, you're gonna get a lot of things up your @ss really soon. Delete your post now if I was you.

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No, I'm hoping his value continues to increase so we have a trade partner in Rams/Vikings for him. I see him as nothing better than a slot WR and return man. I can get that in the 4th rd

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Dont see the hype is this kid. But there is hype so we should use it to our advantage and trade back to get an extra 2nd.

We need a big dude

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is there that much of a difference between this guy and joe adams that tavon would be worth a #14 pick and adams can't see the field on offense?

Adams ran a 4.59 and plays like it. Austin is a 4.3 guy and plays like a 4.0 guy.

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Absolutely not. I think Austin could very well be a good player, especially in the right environment, but he doesn't fit what we need. If we go WR early (and I think we should, but in the 2nd), it shouldn't be ANOTHER undersized speedy guy. Most teams have 1 or 2 undersized speedy guys at most to add some variety to their passing game. Our WR corps is dominated by undersized speedy guys.

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Adams ran a 4.59 and plays like it. Austin is a 4.3 guy and plays like a 4.0 guy.

Adams' "play" or lackthereof had nothing to do with his speed. When he got on the field he was plenty speedy enough. He just isn't polished enough as a receiver and still gets the nerves when PRing.

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Absolutely not. I think Austin could very well be a good player, especially in the right environment, but he doesn't fit what we need. If we go WR early (and I think we should, but in the 2nd), it shouldn't be ANOTHER undersized speedy guy. Most teams have 1 or 2 undersized speedy guys at most to add some variety to their passing game. Our WR corps is dominated by undersized speedy guys.

I thnk he fit exactly to what we need in this offense. We don't have that slot receiver who can keep the chain moving on 3rd down, or that target that Cam can go to when he's in trouble. 89 will always be on the outside. LaFail will be the no.2, so Austin can come right in and fill the slot position. He can help do a lot of the dirty work running the short routes.

When you look at all the better offenses in the league, most of them has that slot receiver (NE Welker, Den Stokley, GB Cobb). We're missing that right now. We're a pass first offense and we lined of with 3 receiver sets a lot. The thing is we have no true slot that is able to create mismatch underneath. LaFail have been working that position the last couple years but he's too big and not mobile/agile to work that position.

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