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#21 Manos

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:06 PM

My only concern with Tavon is fit. Cam has not shown very much touch thus far on short routes and crossing patterns. Those will be where Austin excels and Im just not convinced our team as constituted would maximize his ability. Where someone like Hopkins or Hunter or even Eifert may not be as gifted as Austin I think our offense would be able to use them properly.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:08 PM

My only concern with Tavon is fit. Cam has not shown very much touch thus far on short routes and crossing patterns. Those will be where Austin excels and Im just not convinced our team as constituted would maximize his ability. Where someone like Hopkins or Hunter or even Eifert may not be as gifted as Austin I think our offense would be able to use them properly.


The thing is people act like he's absolutely terrible at short routes and crossing patterns. That is not the case. He's just not as good as other things. Does he need to get better at those, yes, but he's not so awful to rule out drafting Tavon.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:12 PM

well since he's jon gruden's favorite prospect he's mine as well.













































jokes... but in all seriousness jon gruden is the fuging man.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:12 PM

Id agree but KoolKat will post blast this thread with the same arguments from the 3000 other posts in Austin threads.

KoolKat makes me tired of saying or reading Tavon's name...or Lafell's for that matter lol.


I couldn't agree more. Not so much Lafell, but he and I went on for pages about WR vs DT. The stubbornness was exhausting.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:13 PM

Tavon = small framed-overhyped-injury prone-gimmick player. He may show flashes of brilliance from time to time on the next level, but I see him fizzling out like every other small, overrated WR coming into the NFL.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:14 PM

I couldn't agree more. Not so much Lafell, but he and I went on for pages about WR vs DT. The stubbornness was exhausting.


I haven't seen a post from him in days. It's been nice. It is tiresome you just gotta start making fun of him and he'll stop.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 07:17 PM

I haven't seen a post from him in days. It's been nice. It is tiresome you just gotta start making fun of him and he'll stop.


I don't think I'll get wrapped up in another "debate" with him but if I do I'll try that.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:16 PM

Gruden IS the man. His QB camp show is just hilarious, because he is dead serious with what he is saying but he puts in a way that makes his criticism almost humorous.

I wish we had him as a coach. And yes, we should draft Tavon.

Smith and Tavon on the field at the same time would be scary. And you'd like to think some Smitty would rub off on him as well.

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:21 PM

Austin, Rhodes, Richardson, and Vaccaro.

I highly suspect our pick will be 1 of those 4

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:29 PM

i agree. I think he won't exactly put up consistent 100 yard games, but the mismatches he can create can open up both the run and pass game.

i think he would do 100-150 yards/game consistently....combined. and i don't have a problem with that.

the guy is a weapon.


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