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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by Beastmode I hope he can contribute but he really needs to drop weight to be effective. Right now he's just a big body that RB's have to maneuver around. He won't be collapsing pockets from what I've ...

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Old 06-21-2013, 10:52 AM   #11
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I hope he can contribute but he really needs to drop weight to be effective. Right now he's just a big body that RB's have to maneuver around. He won't be collapsing pockets from what I've seen.
Not necessarily. Vince Wilfork 2.0
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Old 06-21-2013, 11:11 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Beastmode View Post
I hope he can contribute but he really needs to drop weight to be effective. Right now he's just a big body that RB's have to maneuver around. He won't be collapsing pockets from what I've seen.
What have you seen?
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What have you seen?
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I'm not so sure he was drafted to start from day one. DT's usually don't impress right away.

I think he'll contribute in a rotation, but I think 2014 is the year he opens up a can on everyone.
I thought he was drafter to play NT.
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Old 06-21-2013, 01:42 PM   #15
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What have you seen?
Same tape as everyone else. If that's his best it won't cut it in the NFL. The article even states the DL coach commenting the guy is at 101 level.
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Same tape as everyone else. If that's his best it won't cut it in the NFL. The article even states the DL coach commenting the guy is at 101 level.
Out here in Denver Donkeyland, we don't get to see anything if it doesn't have Elway's or Peyton Manning's picture in it somewhere.
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We shall see what can be coached out of him..... Or into him

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Thanks Oak. Didn't see him being double teamed all that much. Looks like there's a lack in the desire department. Hopefully he'll want it more in the big leagues.
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Can't be worse than sedrick ellis, considering the pick we got him for
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He will do okay his first year. We seem to forget that Bunkley was a stud as 34 NT with DEN. Our line is already in great shape. Think about our GL situations with the big men we have now. In my opinion our D-line is the least of concerns this season, I expect big things from Jordan and Hicks.
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