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    Interesting comparison between draftees and pros

    NFL draft analyst Scott Wright made some comparisons between a few 2006 draftees and the pros they most closely resemble on the field. A couple of Rams made the mention:

    QUARTERBACKS
    Matt Leinart...................Tom Brady
    Vince Young....................Randall Cunningham
    Omar Jacobs....................Philip Rivers
    Jay Cutler.....................Brett Favre

    RUNNING BACKS
    Reggie Bush....................Marshall Faulk
    DeAngelo Williams..............Curtis Martin
    Laurence Maroney...............Clinton Portis

    TIGHT ENDS
    Marcedes Lewis.................Todd Heap
    Vernon Davis...................Ben Watson
    Leonard Pope...................Marcus Pollard

    WIDEOUTS
    Chad Jackson...................Eric Moulds
    Santonio Holmes................Steve Smith
    Derek Hagan....................Keary Colbert

    O-LINEMEN
    D'Brickashaw Ferguson..........Walter Jones
    Joe Thomas.....................Robert Gallery
    Eric Winston...................Jordan Gross
    Max Jean-Gilles................Toniu Fonoti
    Greg Eslinger..................Tom Nalen

    D-ENDS
    Mario Williams.................Julius Peppers
    Mathias Kiwanuka...............Simeon Rice

    D-TACKLES
    Haloti Ngata...................Shaun Rogers
    Gabe Watson....................Pat Williams
    Rodrique Wright................Darnell Dockett
    Claude Wroten..................Anthony McFarland
    Jesse Mahelona.................La'Roi Glover

    LINEBACKERS
    A.J. Hawk......................Dan Morgan
    Chad Greenway..................Keith Bulluck
    DeMeco Ryans...................Mike Peterson
    Bobby Carpenter................Marcus Washington
    Thomas Howard..................Boss Bailey
    A.J. Nicholson.................Tommy Polley
    Ahmad Brooks...................LaVar Arrington

    DEFENSIVE BACKS
    Jimmy Williams.................Antrel Rolle
    Michael Huff...................Aeneas Williams
    LaRon Landry...................Darren Sharper
    Darnell Bing...................John Lynch
    Bernard Pollard................Roy Williams

    "Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning." --- Hesiod

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    Re: Interesting comparison between draftees and pros

    Quote Originally Posted by HUbison
    NFL draft analyst Scott Wright made some comparisons between a few 2006 draftees and the pros they most closely resemble on the field. A couple of Rams made the mention:

    QUARTERBACKS
    Matt Leinart...................Tom Brady
    Vince Young....................Randall Cunningham
    Omar Jacobs....................Philip Rivers
    Jay Cutler.....................Brett Favre

    RUNNING BACKS
    Reggie Bush....................Marshall Faulk
    DeAngelo Williams..............Curtis Martin
    Laurence Maroney...............Clinton Portis

    TIGHT ENDS
    Marcedes Lewis.................Todd Heap
    Vernon Davis...................Ben Watson
    Leonard Pope...................Marcus Pollard

    WIDEOUTS
    Chad Jackson...................Eric Moulds
    Santonio Holmes................Steve Smith
    Derek Hagan....................Keary Colbert

    O-LINEMEN
    D'Brickashaw Ferguson..........Walter Jones
    Joe Thomas.....................Robert Gallery
    Eric Winston...................Jordan Gross
    Max Jean-Gilles................Toniu Fonoti
    Greg Eslinger..................Tom Nalen

    D-ENDS
    Mario Williams.................Julius Peppers
    Mathias Kiwanuka...............Simeon Rice

    D-TACKLES
    Haloti Ngata...................Shaun Rogers
    Gabe Watson....................Pat Williams
    Rodrique Wright................Darnell Dockett
    Claude Wroten..................Anthony McFarland
    Jesse Mahelona.................La'Roi Glover

    LINEBACKERS
    A.J. Hawk......................Dan Morgan
    Chad Greenway..................Keith Bulluck
    DeMeco Ryans...................Mike Peterson
    Bobby Carpenter................Marcus Washington
    Thomas Howard..................Boss Bailey
    A.J. Nicholson.................Tommy Polley
    Ahmad Brooks...................LaVar Arrington

    DEFENSIVE BACKS
    Jimmy Williams.................Antrel Rolle
    Michael Huff...................Aeneas Williams
    LaRon Landry...................Darren Sharper
    Darnell Bing...................John Lynch
    Bernard Pollard................Roy Williams
    We better get one of those guys that I highlighted. If not I'm going to be ticked
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    Re: Interesting comparison between draftees and pros

    It's probably a good bet to say that one of your highlighted prospects will indeed be a Ram next year.
    "Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning." --- Hesiod

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    Re: Interesting comparison between draftees and pros

    QUARTERBACKS
    Matt Leinart...................Tom Brady
    Vince Young....................Randall Cunningham
    Omar Jacobs....................Philip Rivers
    Jay Cutler.....................Brett Favre

    RUNNING BACKS
    Reggie Bush....................Marshall Faulk
    DeAngelo Williams..............Curtis Martin
    Laurence Maroney...............Clinton Portis

    TIGHT ENDS
    Marcedes Lewis.................Todd Heap
    Vernon Davis...................Ben Watson
    Leonard Pope...................Marcus Pollard

    WIDEOUTS
    Chad Jackson...................Eric Moulds
    Santonio Holmes................Steve Smith
    Derek Hagan....................Keary Colbert

    O-LINEMEN
    D'Brickashaw Ferguson..........Walter Jones
    Joe Thomas.....................Robert Gallery
    Eric Winston...................Jordan Gross
    Max Jean-Gilles................Toniu Fonoti
    Greg Eslinger..................Tom Nalen

    D-ENDS
    Mario Williams.................Julius Peppers
    Mathias Kiwanuka...............Simeon Rice

    D-TACKLES
    Haloti Ngata...................Shaun Rogers
    Gabe Watson....................Pat Williams
    Rodrique Wright................Darnell Dockett
    Claude Wroten..................Anthony McFarland
    Jesse Mahelona.................La'Roi Glover

    LINEBACKERS
    A.J. Hawk......................Dan Morgan
    Chad Greenway..................Keith Bulluck
    DeMeco Ryans...................Mike Peterson
    Bobby Carpenter................Marcus Washington
    Thomas Howard..................Boss Bailey
    A.J. Nicholson.................Tommy Polley I feel sorry for Nicholson now.
    Ahmad Brooks...................LaVar Arrington

    DEFENSIVE BACKS
    Jimmy Williams.................Antrel Rolle Funny to compare a kid that has never played an NFL game to a kid that has played like three NFL games...
    Michael Huff...................Aeneas Williams
    LaRon Landry...................Darren Sharper
    Darnell Bing...................John Lynch
    Bernard Pollard................Roy Williams
    the guys in bold and itallics are the guys that I want.
    The Roman and The Prince. Playmakers until the end.


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