Discussion in 'NFL Draft Discussion' started by SRW, Apr 26, 2008.
I know nate about those LB's, Highsmith is still out there too
not either one of those guys mike Mike Gibson T from Cal
i would not mind highsmith falling to the raiders we need another linebacker
Eagles select big OT Mike Gibson: I like this guy too
Has a big, thick frame, not really muscled-up in the midsection, but there is not much softness in the stomach area...His arms are shorter than ideal, but when he uses them with consistency, he has strong hands to lock on to a defender and ride the opponent off the snap...Has good muscles in the shoulder and chest area, with good hip thickness and stout legs...Flashes good foot quickness and flexibility for the short pulls and traps...Shows alertness and awareness vs. stunts...Tough, aggressive, competitive guy with a finisher's attitude...Played through the 2006 season with a torn labrum, yet refused to take time off to heal, opting for surgery after the year...Has fit in well with the major college environment and coaches praise his work ethic...Type of player who will always play with aggression and is quick to make contact coming out of his stance, showing a mauler's mentality getting after his opponent...Consistently sets up quickly in pass protection, showing a good base and flexibility...Attacks defenders in good position, snapping his hips and flashing a punch...Locks on to his opponent, runs his feet and plays with a finisher's attitude...As a run blocker, he consistently rolls his hips and drives his legs...Flashes a line surge to get movement...Flashes pop on contact on short traps...Extends to separate and has a good anchor in pass protection...Uses his hands to control and keep defenders off his body...Flashes a strong, solid punch to jolt his opponent...Can surprise a lethargic defender with his initial thrust off the snap, but needs to stay lower in his pads to generate good movement...Comes out of his stance fluidly to get out on the edge on sweeps.
His arms are too short to play offensive tackle, as he struggles to make reach blocks or get good extension to stave off edge rushers and is a better fit as a guard...Has limited range at tackle, but enough quickness to handle short pulls at the guard position... Left shoulder could be a medical concern...Shows only adequate agility, balance, change-of-direction and body control...Struggled academically and needs more than several reps to retain plays...Might not be able to comprehend a complicated playbook...More of a stationary type of blocker who fails to generate much movement coming off the snap...Sustains blocks best while on the line, as he is adequate on pulls and traps, but is inconsistent with respect to landing blocks in space...Shows aggressiveness and takes good angles downfield, but doesn't adjust on the move very well...Though not a waist-bender, he over-extends too often and can be easily brought to the ground by strong rip-and-club moves...Shows quick, active feet, but lacks balance at times and doesn't adjust very well while on the move because of his narrow base...Does not have the strong anchor to hold ground vs. the bull rush and looks sluggish in his slide when trying to adjust to moving targets on the edge.
mostly people say that he is like Daryn College so he is a Guard that may play tackle in the future
Arizona takes DE to add depth to that line
and colt comes off the board to the skins another one gone
Redskins take QB colt Brennan, congrats to him getting drafted
in the WCO offense that takes time for receivers and QB's to learn, I wouldn't doubt that Brennan is the QB of the future there
i was thinking that he would slip all the way out of the draft because of his size and horrible last two games
Vikes take Josh Sullivan out of Notre Dame
Vikings select Birk's heir in C John Sullivan.
What will Steelers do here?
Another interesting one.
Well he has a lot of time to learn and has some potential.
Humpal, Don't know nothing about him.
Steelers take linebacker Mike Humpal
Pittsburgh next wasted pick is LB Mike Humpal. A slow big LB, with all the OLB's, IMO. that are still out there, why take a project like this guy?
I swear they do this crap so they don't have to have them on the roster at the end of training camp...
The only reason I see them taking this guy is if they think they can move him into another position.
he gets blown of blocks, he gets taken out by cuts, he is not a pass rusher, his coverage skiils are weak and can only cover backs and TE's for a short time. He is a hard worker, but there was better talent at LB
seattle takes a long snapper from san diego state
ouch this guy sounds horrible
the saints draft is done....unless we trade our way back in.
meet the 2008 Saints Draft class here
not sure what just happened there
yeah Browns traded to the Browns, LOL
did they have two straight picks before?
to me it looks like the browns also have the next pick, which was the Eagles pick, WTF?
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