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Old 05-19-2015, 01:13 PM   #1
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ESPN: Garrett Grayson's grit swayed Saints

METAIRIE, La. -- When the New Orleans Saints visited Fort Collins, Colorado, to hold a private workout with quarterback Garrett Grayson just three days before the draft, they also wanted to do a little film study with him. So they cued up his game at Boston College from last September.

That one game essentially told the entire story of Grayson's turbulent but resilient career at Colorado State.

It began with two interceptions in the first quarter and a big hit that resulted in an injury to his throwing shoulder. It ended with a game-winning, 12-yard touchdown pass on fourth-and-10 with just over a minute remaining -- to Grayson's fifth option in the progression...


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He was and still is my least favorite selection. It would be wonderful if he grew on me and became the next face of the franchise.
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Well, if Payton stays around Drew's run, he's got some great "reloading" pieces already...
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I like this pick.
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"For us, there wasn't more than one. This was the player if he was available," Payton said after the draft. "If not, we probably would have went without drafting a quarterback."

ok now this is SP pet without a doubt
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Really looking forward to see this kid in action come preseason...

Still really like Ryan Griffin, but starting to see why Payton made this pick...
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starting to see why Payton made this pick...
- Accuracy
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- Football IQ
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With Payton's 1-2-3(4-5), that's exactly what we need.
Stand in there, read and throw.
Throw away is OK.
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Does he have a stronger arm than Ryan Griffin? Just curious.
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Re: ESPN: Garrett Grayson's grit swayed Saints

Best Quarterback in the draft.
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