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this is a discussion within the NFL Community Forum; “We took [safety] Mark Barron in the first round simply because of Jimmy Graham,” Davis said of the team’s decision with the eighth overall pick that year. The goal, as Davis explained it, was to have Barron cover Graham for ...

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Old 07-08-2014, 06:50 PM   #1
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Davis: Bucs drafted Barron specifically because of Graham

“We took [safety] Mark Barron in the first round simply because of Jimmy Graham,” Davis said of the team’s decision with the eighth overall pick that year.

The goal, as Davis explained it, was to have Barron cover Graham for short to intermediate routes, with help over the top on deeper routes, because Graham is faster than Barron.

It hasn’t exactly worked; the Saints are 4-0 against the Bucs since Barron arrived.

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Re: Davis: Bucs drafted Barron specifically because of Graham

The Saints being 4-0 versus the Bucs isn't because of Graham vs Barron.

Its because we're the better team.
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Re: Davis: Bucs drafted Barron specifically because of Graham

They have to do what they have to do. But we have Jimmy you don't.
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