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Postby Old Style » Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:48 pm

Kyler Murray gives a big F U to the Oakland A’s and will focus on football.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/draft2019/story/_/id/25973188/kyler-murray-says-fully-committed-being-nfl-quarterback
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Postby Old Style » Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:25 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/1095034116024778753

Good thing all he did was abuse a woman and not something unforgivable like kneel for the anthem in protest of racial injustice.
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Re: NFL offseason

Postby Derwood » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:12 am

Old Style wrote:Kyler Murray gives a big F U to the Oakland A’s and will focus on football.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/draft2019/story/_/id/25973188/kyler-murray-says-fully-committed-being-nfl-quarterback


Someone explain to me why everyone is drooling over this guy. I get that he won the Heisman, but so have a million other great college QB's that had zero success in the NFL. Why do draft experts think that 5'10" Murray is going to take the league by storm?
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Postby Old Style » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:41 am

Derwood wrote:
Old Style wrote:Kyler Murray gives a big F U to the Oakland A’s and will focus on football.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/draft2019/story/_/id/25973188/kyler-murray-says-fully-committed-being-nfl-quarterback


Someone explain to me why everyone is drooling over this guy. I get that he won the Heisman, but so have a million other great college QB's that had zero success in the NFL. Why do draft experts think that 5'10" Murray is going to take the league by storm?

He is ridiculously talented. Very intelligent QB, super fast, great arm strength. The problem is that he is too small for the NFL. I highly doubt he gets measured at the combine but I don’t think he’s even 5’10” and possibly under 190 pounds. He is going to get killed on an NFL field.
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Postby Derwood » Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:52 am

Old Style wrote:
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Old Style wrote:Kyler Murray gives a big F U to the Oakland A’s and will focus on football.

http://www.espn.com/nfl/draft2019/story/_/id/25973188/kyler-murray-says-fully-committed-being-nfl-quarterback


Someone explain to me why everyone is drooling over this guy. I get that he won the Heisman, but so have a million other great college QB's that had zero success in the NFL. Why do draft experts think that 5'10" Murray is going to take the league by storm?

He is ridiculously talented. Very intelligent QB, super fast, great arm strength. The problem is that he is too small for the NFL. I highly doubt he gets measured at the combine but I don’t think he’s even 5’10” and possibly under 190 pounds. He is going to get killed on an NFL field.


Its just funny that the people who said Baker Mayfield at 6'0" was too short are all over Murray's jock
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Postby TomtheBombadil » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:08 am

Derwood wrote:Someone explain to me why everyone is drooling over this guy. I get that he won the Heisman, but so have a million other great college QB's that had zero success in the NFL. Why do draft experts think that 5'10" Murray is going to take the league by storm?


Completion% is much more predictive than height is my guess. Throw in that scouts like him, games started is less important, and beyond height his measurables should work (I think he's closer to 205 than the listed 195)

All I ask is that the Giants or whoever else sends the Jets a haul+ to get him

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Derwood wrote:
Old Style wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Someone explain to me why everyone is drooling over this guy. I get that he won the Heisman, but so have a million other great college QB's that had zero success in the NFL. Why do draft experts think that 5'10" Murray is going to take the league by storm?

He is ridiculously talented. Very intelligent QB, super fast, great arm strength. The problem is that he is too small for the NFL. I highly doubt he gets measured at the combine but I don’t think he’s even 5’10” and possibly under 190 pounds. He is going to get killed on an NFL field.


Its just funny that the people who said Baker Mayfield at 6'0" was too short are all over Murray's jock


Wait for it, it will dawn on him
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Postby Derwood » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:24 am

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Old Style wrote:He is ridiculously talented. Very intelligent QB, super fast, great arm strength. The problem is that he is too small for the NFL. I highly doubt he gets measured at the combine but I don’t think he’s even 5’10” and possibly under 190 pounds. He is going to get killed on an NFL field.


Its just funny that the people who said Baker Mayfield at 6'0" was too short are all over Murray's jock


Wait for it, it will dawn on him


Apparently not, which is why I'm asking the question
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:41 pm

Some people thought mayfield was too short (albeit he still went no. 1,) but he had a really good season.

So now they think well, maybe height isn’t such a huge deal anymore
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Postby OleMissCub » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:11 pm

maybe it's just the way he's built, but he looks to be a good deal shorter than Mayfield or even guys like Brees or Wilson.

Regardless, he's got crazy arm talent and seems to have a high football IQ, so he's as good a candidate as any to be a successful NFL QB at his size.

I'd have advised him to play baseball because there aren't any 240lb linebackers slamming into you in centerfield, but it's his life and he needs to do what makes him happy. Everyone else can piss off.
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Postby OleMissCub » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:36 pm

well that's one way to ask for a trade

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Postby TomtheBombadil » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:39 pm

He and Le’Veon - two uppity boys, no doubt - are very very welcome on the Jets
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Postby Derwood » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:13 am

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:Some people thought mayfield was too short (albeit he still went no. 1,) but he had a really good season.

So now they think well, maybe height isn’t such a huge deal anymore


We'll see. I just think it's funny how fast the draft experts change their opinions. They do it in the same draft (remember how 6'3", 225lb Mitch Trubisky was a prototypical QB build while 6'3", 225lb LaMar Jackson was too sleight and should change to WR?)
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Derwood wrote:
TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:Some people thought mayfield was too short (albeit he still went no. 1,) but he had a really good season.

So now they think well, maybe height isn’t such a huge deal anymore


We'll see. I just think it's funny how fast the draft experts change their opinions. They do it in the same draft (remember how 6'3", 225lb Mitch Trubisky was a prototypical QB build while 6'3", 225lb LaMar Jackson was too sleight and should change to WR?)


what draft expert said lamar jackson should change to wr
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Postby Derwood » Wed Feb 13, 2019 1:57 am

TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
Derwood wrote:
TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:Some people thought mayfield was too short (albeit he still went no. 1,) but he had a really good season.

So now they think well, maybe height isn’t such a huge deal anymore


We'll see. I just think it's funny how fast the draft experts change their opinions. They do it in the same draft (remember how 6'3", 225lb Mitch Trubisky was a prototypical QB build while 6'3", 225lb LaMar Jackson was too sleight and should change to WR?)


what draft expert said lamar jackson should change to wr


Bill Pollian (his stature as a draft expert is up for debate)

https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/ex-n ... nfl-draft/
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Derwood wrote:
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We'll see. I just think it's funny how fast the draft experts change their opinions. They do it in the same draft (remember how 6'3", 225lb Mitch Trubisky was a prototypical QB build while 6'3", 225lb LaMar Jackson was too sleight and should change to WR?)


what draft expert said lamar jackson should change to wr


Bill Pollian (his stature as a draft expert is up for debate)

https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/ex-n ... nfl-draft/


yeah but that whole story is making fun of notoriously out of the loop polian for the "short" and "slight" takes. what he said about jackson's lack of accuracy is true, but teams are willing to hope on physical tools at QB
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TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
Derwood wrote:
TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:Some people thought mayfield was too short (albeit he still went no. 1,) but he had a really good season.

So now they think well, maybe height isn’t such a huge deal anymore


We'll see. I just think it's funny how fast the draft experts change their opinions. They do it in the same draft (remember how 6'3", 225lb Mitch Trubisky was a prototypical QB build while 6'3", 225lb LaMar Jackson was too sleight and should change to WR?)


what draft expert said lamar jackson should change to wr



I seem to remember that was a popular opinion of him for some dumb reason or another too.
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:34 pm

minnesotacubsfan wrote:
TBS Playoffs Insider wrote:
Derwood wrote:
We'll see. I just think it's funny how fast the draft experts change their opinions. They do it in the same draft (remember how 6'3", 225lb Mitch Trubisky was a prototypical QB build while 6'3", 225lb LaMar Jackson was too sleight and should change to WR?)


what draft expert said lamar jackson should change to wr



I seem to remember that was a popular opinion of him for some dumb reason or another too.

Weren't there actual NFL teams that asked him to take snaps at WR?
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Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:42 pm

WrigleyField 22 wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:
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what draft expert said lamar jackson should change to wr



I seem to remember that was a popular opinion of him for some dumb reason or another too.

Weren't there actual NFL teams that asked him to take snaps at WR?

but a WR taking snaps is technically a QB
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jersey cubs fan wrote:
WrigleyField 22 wrote:
minnesotacubsfan wrote:

I seem to remember that was a popular opinion of him for some dumb reason or another too.

Weren't there actual NFL teams that asked him to take snaps at WR?

but a WR taking snaps is technically a QB

Positionless football brah
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Postby Cubswin11 » Wed Feb 13, 2019 4:58 pm

jersey cubs fan wrote:https://twitter.com/rapsheet/status/1095717916794933248?s=21

Should be able to get get an extra 10 yards on the pass interference deep balls in the thin air
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