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  • #16
    Re: Sehorn Deal contingent on passing physical

    Eason looked good in a couple of pre-season games.

    I think we'll keep an eye out for him. Probably one of those guys that we pretty much know that no-one else will pick up, so instead of signing him, we just know that if we ever needed him, we can call him up.


    • #17
      Re: Sehorn Deal contingent on passing physical

      Originally posted by Evil Disco Man
      I only had the opportunity to see one Rams preseason game (vs. Redskins), so my perspective is a bit limited, but he stood out to me more than anyone else in the secondary when the scrubs were in. I wish I could review game tape to watch players individually and have a more complete analysis, but since I can't, I just watch the game once with my roster handy and eyes glued to the screen, looking for those players that stick out. Anyway, I remember Eason making a couple big plays (including a nice pass breakup and a smack-tacular hit if I remember correctly) and seeing him around the ball a few more times when the play went away from him, which to me shows good hustle. Those plays were more than enough to put him ahead of guys like Lucas and Shivers in my book. I may be going out on a limb here and my opinion might be tainted due to limited sources, but that's how I saw it.
      Forthright anecdotes - more reliable than unrepresentative surveys.


      • #18
        Re: Sehorn Deal contingent on passing physical

        I missed the last two preseason games. I was up in Maine for the Redskin game with no tv and no computer. It was an odd feeling, but I took comfort in the little island that was stood closest. It was Ram Island. Talk about signs :king:

        Sehorn's time has come and gone. He may have been good once, but he is done and I am glad that we won't see him this year.


        • #19
          Re: Sehorn Deal contingent on passing physical

          That I would call a thick post. A very thick post.
          Trying to live up to expectations can be a terrible burden....but by maintaining my focus, I manage it. :king:
          Clannie Nominee for ClanRam's Thickest Poster


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