2010 Patriots Draft=BEST New England Draft in 5 years...bare minimum & bar none

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    Who are the guys from this draft most likely to make an immediate impact?
     
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    I'm one of those people that worry about Spikes, but I feel alot better hearing Belicheck say he is as fast as Mayo getting to the ball etc. If this is true then he will be a steal.
     
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    This draft has so many stories to it. First of all the opening trade with Denver to gain an additional 4rth was key, and then when Dallas came a knocking so they could draft Dez wow what a break. I could probably spend an hour on the trade aspects of this draft, but I'll just keep it simple, BB schooled the NFL GM's in the art of manipulating the board. As for the picks themselves each one is unique unto themselves, but as a whole they could be a devastating cast of characters.
    First guy BB drafted is McCourty, and he is a speed CB that hits like a SS! His next target was Gronkowski there was no way he would have entered training camp with just Crumpler as the TE,so after 2 picks BB has solved 3 positions KR,NCB and TE. The next pick is the important one because with out drafting the Hybrid OLB/DE he would have been up the creek without a paddle,so went to his private stash of players at one of his Tree Coached schools,Florida !Viola there he was Cunningham the under rated DE/OLB of the future!! Now I know you guys might not believe this next part but Spikes is the best part of having so many Ex assistants working in College football,cause when BB needed to hit a home run Urban supplied the guys for him to accomplish the much needed Homer.I'm not 100% sure but I really think that BB had Decker pencilled in at the first 3rd round pick he had,but Josh burned him and slipped in the back door and snaked him away! So BB in his usual way simply traded that pick to Carolina for a second round pick next year. After that manuaver he goes to the MEAC and grabs a speed WR with hands that are huge,Price didn't wow them during his College career but he did show up well at the Senior Bowl. The next pick in the BB super draft was a beauty Aaron Hernandez who I had ranked as no worse than the 3rd best TE in the draft based upon production and the best part of his being picked is that BB has worked with him at least the last 2 years..So we now have most of the elements of a really impressive draft in place,about the only thing they could use at this point is a punter,and like magic BB drafts the best available one in this years draft.The only thing to really draft at this point is a solid Defensive end and some projects and of course since this draft is chock full of players that other teams overlooked,BB decided to spend his next 2 picks on toys for Dante Scarnecchia can't have Dante just sitting around with nothing to do!!! Well just when you think this draft is over the surprise pick of the draft arises from the ashes,ladies and gentlemen may I proudly introduce to you all the next DE for the Patriots form the University of Alabama drum roll please: Brandon Deaderick the guy who singlehandedly took Colt McCoy out fo the National championship game!! This guy was the glue to the Bama defense and he pushed every RB in towards McClain so we all know who got the ink, but in the long run this guy was the man....For giggles BB added another clipboard holder in Zac Robinson but not the normal run of the mill clipboard holder this is the guy who was chucking the ball to the Great Dez Bryant and the year before that he was heaving the rock in Brandon Pettigrews direction also! This my friends was like Drafting in Wonderland..I almost called and asked if they could extend this years draft and then I thought about it for a second and it came to me in a flash! BB had already extended this draft until next year by trading with the Panthers again! See you next year suckas thats all you could hear as the Patriots draft bus pulled away from RCMH with the cheshire cats grins from ear to ear...Now back to the real world nice thread Laz!

     
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    It'll be a great draft after we see what the actual contributions are from these players over the next 3 seasons. Till then its all in someones head.  I'm sure every draft the people who make the picks feel they have done their best and its wait and see. This 'great draft' attitude is premature and certainly cheer leading at this point.  The most I'll say is they certainly have a lot of potential there. Thats a good sign. Now lets see what actually happens.
    Posted by gridlocked


    As I have tried to state also, you have hit the nail directly on the head. All the hopes and wishful thinking stop the very day these players are on the field and start to play. Until then, its just wishful thinking.
     
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    think just about the mechanics of the draft...no 3 or 5 we drop back get two 3's improve the position of the 4 and get a five.... later we take one of the 3's and get a 2 next year....and in the later rounds 4 hogs on both sides of the ball not to mention free agents..   are you kidding me?? people just dont get bill and it will be a black day when he retires..which hopefully isnt for a long time...  but for now back to smashmouth and the start of a new run
     
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    To ALL : Look people, there are a very, very select few on this messageboard who think the way I do about The NFL Draft...  I follow potential draftees on a score of scouting sites almost EVERY single day for 12 Months of the year.  This might sound completely heretical to some, Yet for me and a few odd others, The NFL Draft is better than The Superbowl...and I'm dead-serious.  So like me or not, like the draft or not, I'd like to think that after following it as a dedicated diehard draftnut 24-7 for 10 years, AND following New England Football since I was roughly 7 or 8 in the early-mid 1980's, I hopefully GOT some clout here... The New England Patriots Franchise had a SOLID Draft this year, period point blank.  To those that follow draftees for all of 1 month or less, each year...they have the great novelty of saying, "Hey, WhyTH did Belichick select some 3rd rated CB overall, when the 2nd rated CB was STILL on the big board!?!"  I really wish I was this dedicated in my uninformed conclusions ANYwhere in life really... Make NO mistake, New Englands top 4 Selections are S-T-U-D-S.  And I ain't a koll-aid drinker, because I've written several threads plastering Bill Belichick's approach to drafting over the past 4-5 years...  One can only sell-short for so long, the Overall team need and fit AND a specific draftees physical football skills, In Place Of Doing INSTEAD-Several a year multi-round reaches for lesser skilled players, simply because those lesser skilled players have "Leadership" and "Team-Mentality" and "Good-work ethics"...  ~ YET see, Bill Belichick did NOT make the same tragic mistake imo THIS year, as he DID in the past 5 or so years...  Bill Belichick beautifully intertwined On-Field Skills of a Draftee(s) WITH These Draftees INtangibles such as their passion to play the game.      Devin McCourty IS the ONLY Cornerback in this draft who I believed over a month ago (and wrote a thread on it), Who can be the next NOT #1 CB on this team, But top CB in this LEAGUE.  He is nasty...and McCourty does the CB job correct...Just sick reaction skills married with top football IQ and a LOVE of this game...Tackles, Strips balls, Baits QBs, Doesn't overjump routes, attacks the run...Oh and yea-He's a freakin' Special Teams ACE, dear god.       Spikes's slow 40 time on a track field, doesn't mean jack after you look at HIS football instincts, his angles to the play, his willingness to sacrifice his body straight on against O-Lineman, and his UNreal LOVE to simply punish the ball-carrier. ..1 year ago, Spikes is top 10 pick as a guarentee from every NFL Scout.        Rob Gronkowski-The ONLY issue in Gronkowski NOT being the #1 Tight End (yes, over Gresham), Imho was his back surgery.  But after being cleared and checked by a handful of seperate doctors, and after He-oh just BLEW UP the TE position to a different level at Arizona's Pro Day-Soft hands, Great Routes, 4.65 40 @ an absurd 6'7 and 265lbs lol, and oh-HE IS regarded by EVERY scout as The Best Blocker in the draft.  So great, Jermain Gresham is EXACTLY as fast as Gronkowski, yet Gresham plays ZERO physical football, runs weak routes, and HATES blocking...but wow-Gresham might have a few more potential YAC open field moves than Gronkowski...Thanks, but I'll take Gronk.       Cunningham in all honesty lol, was the ONLY Florida Gator who I actually liked outta their 10 or so draftees.  6'4 260lbs, Great work ethic...GREAT Belichick move.  In almost EVERY 3-4 Defense, We've seen how IF you're running it with TEAM versatility and NOT player versatility...Your 3-4 Team CANNOT sell it's OLB size OR speed short.  In otherwords, Finding ANY 4.63 40 running 6'4 262lb guy with passion to play tough football as your pass-rushing specialist...IS 99 outta 100 times, a Pipe-Dream.  Yet Cunningham has the rush moves and power of a DE, and THAT speed in the open area to convert to a 3-4 weakside OLB...  And sadly I can't even think of 1 other guy in this draft that even potentially has these qualities...AND a good demeanor and work ethic.  Maybe Brandon Graham alone...but yea lmao=Top 10 pick=Long Gone.   And see once again, I'm NOT a great Belichick apologist.  I do NOT like the Taylor Price selection, and after some initial VERY much disliking of drafting Aaron Hernandez, I've lightened a bit on that pick...but I'm still skeptical.       Ya see, I actually believe that BB wants to project a 6'2 1/2 and 230 or so lb TE in Hernandez, to see IF this kid can actually be the big #2 possession wideout that New England needs for its passing game.  IF this is the case and IF it can be done=GREAT move overall.  Hernandez runs superb routes and has very soft hands, AND he has that small Nfl TE but perfect Nfl #2 possession wideout size...so that ain't too bad.  Either way, gotta play the odds-which say 1 of either Hernandez OR Price very well might work out at wideout.       NOONE likes selecting a Punter, yet I gotta say...Drafting the VERY BEST Punter in 4 or Draft years when your current punter simply s^x...well again, NOT a bad move.       I actually love Brandon Deadrick as a late round potential 2-gapper 3-4 DE...  This kid had an off year because some dude tried to rob him and then shot him in the arm...so give Deadrick at least a minor break on his off year playing through getting shot, o.k.?  Alas, Deadrick OR the next DE drafted right after him, CAN be that sub off the bench... ~ So what's the sum total here on this Patriot Draft- 4 simply STUD players.  And then a betting hedge that 1 of 2 guys can be your next possession wideout, and another bet hedge that 1 of 2 guys can be your 3-4 DE sub...  6 Players and the best Punter...  Reality check people...ummm, Not really a too shabby overall take-wouldn't ya say?          
    Posted by LazarusintheSanatorium

    Laz, what is your take on Crable, Tate and MacKenzie, all who could be considered rookies this year?
     
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    Put me in the "let's wait and see" category.  I generally believe that the quantity over quality draft approach has not yielded the results we're all hoping for.  Yeah there have been some finds in the mid rounds over the past years, and the 2nd round from the '09 looks promising.  But the 1st round has been better to the Pats than rounds 2 and 3 recently, and I think staying put or moving up in the 1st is the way to go.  I guess the Pats must assume that more chances at players means a better chance to unearth some diamonds in the rough -- akin to throwing mud at the wall, because some of it will stick.        

    We'll see how successful this draft is in 2 or 3 years -- none of us knows and if you say you do then you're guessing.  The Pats drafted some guys with potential for sure, from winning programs, skilled, vocal leaders, nasty dispositions, etc.   But even the "experts" who live and breath this stuff more than any of us are all over the board in their assessment of Pats' draft.  And guess what?  They're guessing as much as we are, with a little more information a hand.   

    McCourty?  I think the Pats needed a CB, and I think he'll be a good player, but they traded back twice when some pretty good players were there for the taking.  Some of the experts call Gronkowski a medical risk; others laud the Pats for having the cojones to move up and take him anyway.  Cunningham?  Some call his a 5th rounder at best, others say that he'll do well in the 3-4 under BB's tutelage.  Ditto Spikes, most think he'll play but would've been there in later rounds.  Price?  Looks to have potential, maybe he's a find, but is he Bryant, whom they could have had and fits a need?  Hernandez?  I like the pick, but let's just say that the Pats haven't really utilized the TE position to its fullest since the days of Ben Coates despite using picks in as high as the 1st round and 3rd round to draft them.  Maybe this year with two good TEs and no Welker will make them look to TE more.  Mesko?  They needed a punter and acquired a 5th rounder, so why not?  Everyone else on their draft board?  Who really knows?        

    If you look at the success rate in even the best of drafts, maybe 30-40% of the players drafted by a team pan out and even less are probowlers.  I ain't telling y'all something you don't know.  Look at history and the numbers -- the odds are many more of these guys are misses rather than hits.  Don't get me wrong, I hope all 12 guys make the team, but reality tells me that 3 or 4 of these guys may be good players and the rest won't be here in a few years. 
     
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    The whole point of a draft is to address a teams need and talent.  You talk about the draft as a potential.  This draft has a high potential to succeed.  The initial grades handed out by reporters are based on potential, said talent and needs addressed.  The talk after the draft is about potential and that only.  It doesn't put us in the SB but it could.  It doesn't put us in last place but it could. 

    Saying you are on a wait and see means you have doubts about the draft and are taking the safe way out or don't get the discussion that happens after the draft.  Which means you might as well not say anything at all. 

     
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    The whole point of a draft is to address a teams need and talent.  You talk about the draft as a potential.  This draft has a high potential to succeed.  The initial grades handed out by reporters are based on potential, said talent and needs addressed.  The talk after the draft is about potential and that only.  It doesn't put us in the SB but it could.  It doesn't put us in last place but it could.  Saying you are on a wait and see means you have doubts about the draft and are taking the safe way out or don't get the discussion that happens after the draft.  Which means you might as well not say anything at all. 
    Posted by garytx


    A few points.  1) Quanity over quality been with mixed results over the past few years, but I'll grant you if this is really a "deep" draft then maybe this is the year to employ that strategy.  2) Ain't no one on this board who knows whether any of these guys will really work out in the NFL, including Kiper, Mayock and even the guy picking them, like Belichick.  3) My overall point was exactly that; no one knows, and every "expert" has a different opinion about every player.  Who really knows -- none of us. 

    My "wait and see approach" means that I don't call guys busts in year 1; but early promise isn't necessarily an indication of future success, either.  The most interesting aspects of the draft is to play the "we coulda had that guy" game 3 or 4 years down the line when players are what they're destined to be in the NFL.  I like the Pats draft this year, but I really think it's silly that all the experts and fans want to call it a success or failure without one game played.    
     
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    I try to limit my speculations to what's measurable and to what I expect BB and company to do right.

    I can measure the trades, and last week the war room apparently produced one more second rounder and one more third rounder from next to nothing.  Who else did this?  Assuming normal drafting skills, nine second rounders in three years is going to win games.

    As a fan I'm pretty intelligence-blind but I know the Pats do their homework, inteviewing everybody with long tests.  I likewise count on BB to never pick a wife-beater, an alky or someone else who is just plain stupid and ticks off the good players.  On that count alone, the Patriots are going to beat up the Jets, the Fish and the Bills.

    I look at explosiveness, the Wes Welker factor.  Edelman had it too, although he'd never played WR before. 

    Sea-Bass had explosiveness for his huge size, and he had long arms.  In practice this meant that he could wrap up and stay in front of any blitzer.  He didn't have experience, but he was a find.  He's heading for all-pro pretty fast.  Not bad for a second rounder.

    All four of the first and second round picks have explosiveness and long arms.  They don't get velcroed to blockers on defense, and on the other side, the tight end Gronk does velcro blitzers and run defenders.  I estimate that overall (injuries are part of the game so it's not a 100% certainty) these guys are going to get their jobs done as if they were first rounders.  McCourty is going to stop the run to his side and he's going to play bump and run.  Gronk is going to block, he's going to get major open too.  Cunningham is going to pass Tully Banta-Cain in sacks starting this next fall.  Spikes will beat out Guyton in the middle by maybe November, and he will start rotating in September.

    Price is a receiver, and a tough one, along with fast and explosive again.  He is so open and downfield.

    I haven't even looked farther down the food chain.  The seventh rounders are other teams' UFAs.

    Drafting wins championships.
     
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    There is a reason Mel Kiper (and his hair) is a glorified talking head on television and BB is in the war room picking the players he's going to coach. 

    I agree with all of the original post with the possible exception of the Price eval.  I think the kid has a good shot.  Just imagine what the Pats receiver corps will look like if Tate is healthy too?
     
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    "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."

     
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    Thanks Laz, I was still reading!!!
     
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    Laz Im gonna take the counter point for you on this draft. The only 2 selections as ok are DM and Zoltan. I dont like a TE that hasnt played in a year and had serious back surgery. (I hope for this kids sake he's ok, but in all seriousness no one ever recovers 100 percent from a back surgery let alone football players, and what it does to the mind) Again all the stats in college mean amost nothing when you go to the Pro's, its a matter of courage and wanting to play that lead the way before talent. With that said I see this draft as less sucessful as last years, and I think the Patriots are in trouble, it happens to every champion unless you make the correct moves. THe draft wont cover the fact that BB last year had issues with coaching calls, penalties, clock management and team moral. There is still a question of a very weak secondary, a poor LB core and very poor tackling, then still no good runningbacks, and weak spots in the offensive line. I hope this turns out well for the Patriots but Im a realist and I dont see that happening here. This is going to be the make or break year for them. God Bless and Good night
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    "Some of the experts call Gronkowski a medical risk; others laud the Pats for having the cojones to move up and take him anyway." 

    Careful Rob, those experts kill ya every time!
     
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    In Response to Re: 2010 Patriots Draft=BEST New England Draft in 5 years...bare minimum & bar none : russ and ALL : I was busy earlier and couldn't get to read any but the first few posts on page 1, But I gotta say, Your posts in this thread have been sound, reasonable, informed, and just sorta cool-headed in a way lol...excellent insights here man, no doubt . ~ I really came away thinking very similiar thoughts about how Bill Belichick is harkening back to what worked in the past during our championship runs .  Whether it be in a Draft, How you CANNOT sell short player skill and draft purely for great intangibles, and come away as a coach thinking that your scheme is 1000 times superior to any good skilled players...  Yet  russ , you enlightened me as to what else it looks like Belichcik is doing with these guys, i.e. MORE things that worked well in the past... RE : Offense - Hernandez first...it was either Nick or you who had a good post about how Hernandez will not be seen much as a standard TE lined up at the LOS beside tackle...Excellent Point.  And you're right, either as some H-Back/#2 WR OR a hybrid of both, THIS does equal some matchup nightmare for Big enough, but slow LBs, and/or fast enough, but too small CBs and even some safeties.       And onto Gronkowski...A sick blocker just like Graham was for us, and just 10 times the better pass-catcher than Graham was...heck, he'll be 10 times the better pass-catcher than Watson, who was the poor blocker, but whom had hands of stone AND bad route-trees.      So keep in mind THESE things about Gronkowski and Hernandez as its taken with the other post either you or Nick did, about how Taylor Price looks something like a hard-chargin' Branch/Givens of the past, BOTH places me at ease and Makes Me Conclude The Following: ~ STUFF THAT WORKED DURING NE'S CHAMPION TEAMS :  Ball-control offense, Far less singular in skill-set players = An Offense that CONTROLLED the game...  BOTH with the ball-control, long drives that simply wear out a D and the gameclock, AND far more importantly than even that, VERSATILITY.  No singular draftees like a wideout who's a blazer, but runs bad routes, OR a TE who's a good blocker, but an awful pass-catcher, or vice-versa...  Bill Belichick, by drafting very versatile players with NO UNreal skill-set in 1 single aspect of their gameplay, INSTEAD selected players with NO real WEAKNESSES in their skill-set.  Now, that don't make for a big "Wow" factor in NOT selecting the guys like 6'3 225lb 4.4 40 running Taylor Mays (but he cannot read an offensive play for jack-sh^t), BUT what it DOES do-  Is Win Games.       Your team AND players (system & personell), Is now the one who can game-plan for the OTHER team.  By NOT selecting that totally unbelievable in 1 aspect of their skills (but completely lacking in another), Belichick targeted guys with NO weak aspect in their game skills, And THIS means you have the versatile player and playmakers who can find and exploit the weak-aspects and weak-links of the OTHER team's Defense, Players and overall Schematics.  Think Randy Moss here people:  NO player imo has EVER been the deep-field threat that Moss is...but he ain't that great whatsoever and isn't built for going over the middle.  Now, I LOVE having Moss on this team, BUT when NE started taking guys like Moss, who have certain BIG shortcomings in their game, yet who have just some unimaginable but very specific and hus very singular aspect(s) in their game, The New England Patriots gave up CONTROL.  You are NOW gameplanning for and WITH your players skills, and NOT gameplanning for and AGAINST the other guy's weaknesses.  Get it?  You've now pigeon-holed yourself in certain player's great but select abilities, and thus your system schematics, plays and EVERYthing is now more limited, and thus: exploitable. RE : Defense - Bill Belichick NOW drafted players who made his Defense top-notch.  He got smash-mouth and aggressive as he!! players...  Asante Samuel who could turn an INT into a pick 6, but who didn't like to dirty his jersey (ever)= These guys are O-U-T.  Who's In?  Attackers...  A CB who looks and feels just eerily like Ty Law.  A Strongside ILB who looks and feels just eerily like Ted Johnson.  AND a weakside OLB pass-rushing specialist who looks and feels eerily like Willie Mac.        Kinda very coincidental, don'tcha ALL think?  Targeting guys who are just hard-charging, aggressive and who LOVE and have a passion to play like this...      Heck, Belichick even shored up his former BIG-time Special Teams play-makers in 1 turned to 2 moves:  Getting the best Punter in 4-5 entire draft classes AND with Devin McCourty's sick and added Special Team's playmaking.  Again: Eerily coincidental, huh? ~~ And shoot, some may disagree...BUT I liked even at the time BEFORE they lost the '07 SB, The 2001 Superbowl Team OVER the 2007 Offensive juggernaut and less smash-mouth defense, a million times better.  I LOVED Brady throwing to whomever was open, using every play on long extended drives, coupled with just a fearless and aggressive defense.  I know the '07 team mighta sold more hearts of Country Club Members who like high-scoring, BUT the '01 team stole more hearts of true gridiron fans who wanted to watch and FEEL that The Patriots were breaking the backs and wills by just punishing other squads...      Who knows, I guess I'm just a happy-go-lucky sadist deep down, ya know: I don't want 'em beat, I just want them demoralized, smashed into the turf, then hit by a brick; I don't care how much they were beaten by in a 30 second quick 1 or 2 big hit knockout fight, I DO care in beating them ruthlessly into submission, so they are just sick to their stomach-terrified of you forever.  Cute, huh?
    Posted by LazarusintheSanatorium


    Laz...THANK YOU for this post!!!  This needs to be cut & paste to reply to all posters who complained that BB didn't select BIG NAME player, but selected players THAT FIT NE's system AND LOVE the game of football!!!
     
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    Posted by gmbill

    Yeah your making real sense there junior!
     
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    Ahhh Chess, what a wonderful game! Now all we have to do is wait patiently for 4 months to see who's right and who's not!
     
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    Re: 2010 Patriots Draft=BEST New England Draft in 5 years...bare minimum & bar none

    Spikes is an animal, and he will be a fan favorite very soon.
    Mel Kiper?  Who cares what he says.  Has anyone ever done an analysis years down the road to show how wrong he is about players?  He gets paid to write down statistics about players.  How many great players on paper end up sucking? All he could say is that Spikes ran a 5.0.  So what?  Usain Bolt runs a 2.3 40....but he cannot play LB.
    Spikes doesn't need sprinter speed for his position.  He will be a monster alongside Mayo.
     
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