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    Re: Starting Corner draft pick

    Don't worry so much about rh.....the talking heads at one point thought Ryan Leaf was a good selection


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    Re: Starting Corner draft pick

    ah the voice of reason......

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    Re: Starting Corner draft pick

    Tye Hill is going to be one of those cornerbacks whose side you dont want to throw too

    for example not many QB's throw to champ baileys side...

    I see Tye becoming like that

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    Re: Starting Corner draft pick

    Quote Originally Posted by txramsfan
    How many jelly doughnuts will he have to bring to the first practice?
    Including the separate batch for McCollum and Timmerman?
    "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: Starting Corner draft pick

    Quote Originally Posted by general counsel
    He is so fast that he can turn off the switch and be in bed before the light goes out.
    Nice, haven't heard that one before.


    Quote Originally Posted by ramhard
    with Jones being heralded as a good pick last year
    I don't remember what the analysts were saying last year at the time of the pick, but I know Pacman benefitted from A LOT of hype from Mel Kiper. He was pretty much a mid to late first round pick that Kiper talked up into the top ten, IMO. Most fans I heard from elsewhere thought Jones at that point in the draft (over Rolle and even Rogers to an extent) was a reach.

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    Re: Starting Corner draft pick

    I think the difference between Jones and Hill is (as ramhard pointed out) was Jones return experience and Jones is supposed to have better hands. However, Jones was a chemistry problem right out of the gate on a team that DOES NOT allow chemistry problems. And even with his "better" hands, he managed a grand total of ZERO picks last year and fumbled 5 returns.

    So bottomline (other than what a gamble the draft is), Hill can be every bit as successful, if not more, than Jones.
    "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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