***Official Day 1 Draft Thread*** (2016)

Discussion in 'Raiders War Room' started by CrossBones, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. Bunyan

    Bunyan Don't Tread on Me

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    Please educate me. The players you listed were 5'-9"?
     
  2. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Ya really going to bring up player height Bunyan? Really?
     
  3. TheMadStork

    TheMadStork Pastafarian

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    Oooooh...that might take a while...
     
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  4. gannoncannon

    gannoncannon Beast Mode

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    "It's gotta be the hair, Cotton."
     
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  5. BlackIce

    BlackIce Well-Known Member

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    Didn't say anything about 5'9"....?

    NFL.com has him listed on it's draft profile page at 5'10" 205 lbs. All the players I listed were either his height or an inch taller..
     
  6. gannoncannon

    gannoncannon Beast Mode

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    Darren Sproles is 3'2"

    If he can play, he can play, height be damned.
     
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  7. Bunyan

    Bunyan Don't Tread on Me

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    Why not? I'm not the one comparing great players who were not 5'-9" with a draft pick that is 5'-9".
     
  8. Deadbolt

    Deadbolt Well-Known Member

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    Because of your obsession with our midget backup QB?

    Were you always this way, or did the whole McGloin thing turn you into "that guy?"
     
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  9. BlackIce

    BlackIce Well-Known Member

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    Drop the F'in Mic...

    From THE best realistic non-homer Raider writer, reporter..maybe ever

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    Jerry McDonald @Jerrymcd
    Bottom line is when it comes to addressing weaknesses, no team has been appeared more decisive and aggressive as Raiders.

    And with that...Happy Friday and Rounds 2 and 3!
     
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  10. Sleet

    Sleet #2017: Get 'er done Red

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    Colleges don't protect WR. Bosa wasn't kicked out of OS's bowl game for targeting. I get what you're saying. No, really, I don't.
     
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  11. DonkeyKilla

    DonkeyKilla Well-Known Member

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    JMac keeps it real for sure.
     
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  12. Sleet

    Sleet #2017: Get 'er done Red

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    Waiting for Jerry to pass on a comment about the Truck Stop formally known as Gabe Jackson.
     
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  13. Madturk

    Madturk Football Guru

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    :pound:
     
  14. Rupert

    Rupert The Long Wind

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    Dude has a great arm and lots of raw talent. But he'll sit behind Sanchez, shudder, for two years until Sanchez gets hurt, he has a decent season when Sanchez gets hurt again, and some team will overpay for his potential in free agency.
     
  15. 007

    007 Commitment To Excrement

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    Earl Thomas and Karl Joseph are damn near identical size-wise it's a total non issue.
     
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  16. Sleet

    Sleet #2017: Get 'er done Red

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  17. Sleet

    Sleet #2017: Get 'er done Red

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  18. Stanny

    Stanny Well-Known Member

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  19. Rupert

    Rupert The Long Wind

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    :shrug:

    I dunno man. I see the physical talent on vids. Consistently good brain talent is harder to develop in a QB.

    We'll see if Osweiler is worth to dollars. But I think most people are not expecting to see him earn it yet, if ever. Houston figured he'd had enough development to be ready for the next level. He might be. But for him the next level is competent starter.

    Lynch is several years of development away from that, but miracles have happened before so...
     
  20. BigTron

    BigTron Well-Known Member

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    Did I read a stat that Lynch only completed 4 passes over 40 yards in his career? Seems fishy for a guy with a big arm slinging the ball around.