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Gettlemen continues to get criticism for not bringing in a WR

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I have a feeling Kenjon Barner will be catching alot of passes.

 

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how do you know that no WR picked in the 2nd or later could have not been an upgrade over Lafell? you dont, he chose to take BPA in some areas of need. i honestly think he went into the draft thinking he was going to take Short in the 2nd round reguardless of what happened in the 1st.

Because the staff felt that way.

Why am I arguing with you guys...you are the same ones that thought Swope was a 3rd rounder and Togers would be taken in the 2nd round.

Would I have been happy with a WR in the 2nd round? Sure.

Was one worth more than fixing our atrocious DL? Don't know. But apparently the staff did not see one.

In this draft, Hopkins and Hunter were the only real complete WR's. Austin and Patterson were intriguing. But, all were gone when we picked in the 2nd round.

I thought the ouch was going to be Allen or a CB. With the amount of time we spent looking at Allen, that tells me that we saw something with him that we did not like.

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Only thing I may have done differently was drafted Quinton Patton in the 4th, and waited another round for Kugbila if we really wanted him. Wouldn't have minded Allen in the 2nd but I like the Short pick too.

We would have done that if we felt Kugzilla would have still been there in the 5th.

From what i have read about him, he really impressed every coaching staff that worked him out and that many had a 4th rd grade on him,

OG was bigger issue than WR and the staff addressed that.

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Rave reviews from the team that drafted him? really?

 

 

 

A rave review after rookie camp? Tell me more!

I really can't say it's the Bills that put this out, but perhaps some beat writer(s), or someone. But I heard it on local radio from some national type, and that's the only way I knew about it. You can also look at the video here. Apparently Woods and Nuk (down in Houston) are making an instant impression.  

 

I don't have a dog in the fight. We've picked who we picked, and it is what it is. It's past the time to cry over spilled milk. I embrace our picks. That being said, it is kind of presumptuous for one to think, IMO, that there won't or can't be a rookie WR that has more value, or will make more of an impact, this coming season than LaFell, Ginn, or Hixon.

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Don't laugh, but "Yes." I think this team could win a Super Bowl in 2013. If Cam steps up, this team can beat anyone. The odds are not good, but they will continue to get better each year, if Gettlemen continues to improve us through sensible, frugal means..

If Cam steps up? Cam has carried this offense the past two seasons. How about the damn OL step up and blocks so Cam isn't running for his life every other play. Or how about the damn WRs get some separation and get open. How about the defense holds a late lead in the 4th. You say if Cam steps up this team can beat anyone...well if the other TEAM members carry their weight, we can beat anyone.

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Star was at one time projected to be a top 5 pick. no one can blame a GM for getting him at 14. Now, next year there is no excuse for not picking a WR even if the D sucks and the O is prolific this year. We go all offense in the draft next year.

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As I have been saying I don't know if it is the right decision or not, but Gettlemen is banking on our defense. That is where all of resources went. So I don't want to hear it this year if our offense fails to put put points constantly.

This season is about our top 5 defense carrying us.

This.

But, you know it won't be like this. As soon as the offense goes out there and scores 25 or fewer points, these same folks in here talking about the offense is fine, will be coming hard at the offense, specifically Cam. I'm with you, though. The way everyone is talking, our defense should be top 5, and carry us. Don't wanna hear any complaints about the offense.

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The only receiver I truly wanted that we were in clear position to draft all things considered is Quinton Patton in the 4th.  Other than that, I'm fine with the route Gettleman has taken.

 

Also, I'm not banking on Hixon but if he can continue to be that solid 3-4 WR that he is (a la Jason Avant), I think that bodes well for us and we honestly have the offensive capacity to make it to the playoffs as is.  

 

Smith, may indeed be entering the twilight of his career, and yeah, Brandon LaFell is Brandon LaFell but its not like we're not going to be able to move the chains.  

 

I'd like a young WR to groom with Cam and it's unfortunate he doesn't have that yet.  Hopefully it will be addressed soon but again, we have a playoff caliber offense.  If RGII could do it with those wideouts in Washington, I mean come on people.  

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I've said this before and I'll continue to say it until I'm proven wrong, but I would have taken Hopkins with the 14th pick.

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If Cam steps up? Cam has carried this offense the past two seasons. How about the damn OL step up and blocks so Cam isn't running for his life every other play. Or how about the damn WRs get some separation and get open. How about the defense holds a late lead in the 4th. You say if Cam steps up this team can beat anyone...well if the other TEAM members carry their weight, we can beat anyone.

 

Especially this year. Cam does not need to step up and be an elite QB. With all the talent on defense...we just need Cam to play the role of Alex Smith.

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The only receiver I truly wanted that we were in clear position to draft all things considered is Quinton Patton in the 4th. Other than that, I'm fine with the route Gettleman has taken.

Also, I'm not banking on Hixon but if he can continue to be that solid 3-4 WR that he is (a la Jason Avant), I think that bodes well for us and we honestly have the offensive capacity to make it to the playoffs as is.

Smith, may indeed be entering the twilight of his career, and yeah, Brandon LaFell is Brandon LaFell but its not like we're not going to be able to move the chains.

I'd like a young WR to groom with Cam and it's unfortunate he doesn't have that yet. Hopefully it will be addressed soon but again, we have a playoff caliber offense. If RGII could do it with those wideouts in Washington, I mean come on people.

Reality will set in this year for Wash...those WRs aren't good enough and will show. That lame scheme they ran last year won't last 2 consecutive seasons

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We were 14th against the run and 16th in passing yards. Yet we drafted 2 DT.

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