Welcome to Oakland Foster Moreau

Discussion in 'Raiders Discussion' started by Madturk, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. Madturk

    Madturk Football Guru

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    Honestly I don’t know much about this guy except that he was used primarily as a blocking TE at LSU. Very athletic. Put up a 4.66 40 at the combine and had the best 20 yard shuttle of all TE’s.

    Another high character team captain.
     
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  2. 007

    007 Commitment To Excrement

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    I like his athletic profile. He's got some experience blocking in line.

    Not bad.
     
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  3. BigTron

    BigTron Well-Known Member

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    IF YOU CAN BLOCK, WE CAN USE YA
     
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  4. Sleet

    Sleet #2018: Return of Gru

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    Somebody had to replace Seth. :sneak:
     
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  5. Sabers

    Sabers Well-Known Member

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    Could this mean au revoir and adios for Lee Smith?

    G.
     
  6. Sleet

    Sleet #2018: Return of Gru

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    Would save us $1.88M, cost us $733k. Seems inevitable. Perhaps Carr can hire him for private security.
     
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  7. PDX Raider

    PDX Raider Well-Known Member

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    I like this kid more than Renfrow. He’s a much better athlete than people think and was in an offense that didn’t throw to him:
     
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  8. Langlier

    Langlier Resident homer

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    He was a senior bowl riser. Everyone knew he could block coming in. Showed he was a recieving threat too
     
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  9. Armyr8rfan

    Armyr8rfan Well-Known Member

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    This is my second favorite pick behind Jacobs.

    Underutilized at LSU as are most of their receiving options. He can be a 3 down TE. As opposed to a niche’ player that Smith/Waller would be.

    Kittle was a name I kept seeing him comped as.

    He kinda reminds me of Zack Miller. Not flashy but reliable hands and a good blocker.

    May be a good solid 50 for 600 type who blocks well.

    Really a good pick for Gruden’s offense. I bet he winds up starting.
     
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  10. Armyr8rfan

    Armyr8rfan Well-Known Member

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    Blocking TE’s more valuable to teams than we think. 1.88 isn’t bad.

    Not a great trio but now you have an all around, a guy with speed and a guy who can block and catch an occasional pass off of play action.

    I think Smith hangs around one more year.
     
  11. BigTron

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    Smith kills me with the offsides penalties. With that said he is a great locker room influence on the the young players here. Add that with his blocking and he should make the cut.
     
  12. godeep811

    godeep811 The Judge is Ready!

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    Bingo.

    Did anyone watch the LSU offense? Brutal. Moreau flashed some great catches at the Senior Bowl and scouts were wondering "where did that come from?" Raiders then put him through a workout and saw the athleticism. This might be a steal / value pick.
     
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  13. raiderfreak7

    raiderfreak7 Well-Known Member

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    Worst case he churns out a career like a Derek Carrier and is a role type player. He's a relatively safe pick. Gruden loves his blocking TEs.
     
  14. raiderfreak7

    raiderfreak7 Well-Known Member

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    These guys sure love Moreau. Kind of funny how the Chiefs fan is a little pissed.

     
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  15. Sleet

    Sleet #2018: Return of Gru

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  16. Birdwell

    Birdwell Bring the third incarnation.

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    I agree Smith has a good chance to stay. Guy is a very good NFL in-line blocker and can help Moreau transition to that.

    21 personnel with Smith/Moreau and Jacobs can be heavy running, or 5 guys out. That sounds like fun.
     
  17. gst8

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  18. Madturk

    Madturk Football Guru

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    This guy is pretty athletic. 4th fastest 40 time and fastest shuttle of all TE’s. He is more than just an in-line blocker.

    Honestly flew under the radar but I’m warming up to this pick.
     
  19. TheMadStork

    TheMadStork Record Deepness

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  20. Nobodyinparticular

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    LBs are even better. 158.3 passer rating when targeted. Should move those guys to offense and take advantage of their skills in moving the football.