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BlackGold4vr
04-14-2007, 09:37 AM
How top prospects are faring on NFL draft boards

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2007/football/nfl/specials/draft/2007/04/13/pauline/index.html?eref=si_nfl

Glad to hear that Tony Hunt is falling on draft boards. Perhaps he can fall right into the Steelers lap. :yesnod:

kgreen
04-14-2007, 01:44 PM
Yes!!!! Tony is falling!!!! Maybe we don't have to trade up to get him. I geuss the scouts really don't know a good player when they see one. Tony will be a good back in the NFL. The kind that moves chains and controls the game.

K Train
04-14-2007, 01:48 PM
thats not always a good thing if hes sucking it up during his workouts...actually thats not a good thing at all :dunno:

Koopa
04-14-2007, 01:52 PM
workouts are so damn overrated, players should be judged off their game tape, not gay *** workouts with no pads no one hitting you................

BRICKTOWN BEAST
04-14-2007, 03:28 PM
workouts are so damn overrated, players should be judged off their game tape, not gay *** workouts with no pads no one hitting you................

I DEFINETLY AGREE :bigthumb:

BlackGold4vr
04-14-2007, 03:42 PM
thats not always a good thing if hes sucking it up during his workouts...actually thats not a good thing at all :dunno:

3 years of being a bruising, pounding RB knocking down linebackers and breaking through weak *** arm tackles does not go out the window because he had a couple bad workouts. I would absolutely love to see this guy wearing black and gold!

:helmet:

K Train
04-14-2007, 03:52 PM
lol i know i want him to....just saying this isnt the time for guys to get lazy

BRICKTOWN BEAST
04-15-2007, 12:32 AM
I think that the Stelers are doing an extrodinarily great job at hidding who the want in the draft. right now they're probelly the hardest team to predict and they keep it this way. Im sure they want Hunt but they are like stone and wont let anyone know anything about anything.

Steelerlyn
04-15-2007, 01:21 AM
I am a little surprised to see Drew Stanton pulling the low card. He is a very good qb,at least on the college level, if he had been playing on a winning team, he may have made the Heisman.

kgreen
04-15-2007, 09:25 AM
I think that the Stelers are doing an extrodinarily great job at hidding who the want in the draft. right now they're probelly the hardest team to predict and they keep it this way. Im sure they want Hunt but they are like stone and wont let anyone know anything about anything.

They always do this! It drives me mad! But, it is a good thing because it makes "experts" like Kiper look really bad (like the 05 and 03 drafts). I bet they do want Hunt. Who wouldn't? He's a hard worker and powerful runner.

K Train
04-15-2007, 01:01 PM
I am a little surprised to see Drew Stanton pulling the low card. He is a very good qb,at least on the college level, if he had been playing on a winning team, he may have made the Heisman.

i think stanton is a terrible QB, i wouldnt give him a 5th round grade and there is talks of him being reached for in the first ala jp losman

Black@Gold Forever32
04-15-2007, 01:08 PM
i think stanton is a terrible QB, i wouldnt give him a 5th round grade and there is talks of him being reached for in the first ala jp losman

Train, hear me out on this one. I live in Big 10 country so I see alot of Big 10 games every year. Now I'm not saying Drew Stanton is going to be a great QB. But I don't think he is terrible. His WR's dropped alot of passes and his Oline wasn't the greatest to. Now I do think Stanton was reckless to much during his college career but if he can play with alittle more control I think the guy could develop into a solid NFL backup.

K Train
04-15-2007, 01:13 PM
ok i hear ya, solid backup...thats more like it, but do you think hes first or second round talent? cause i really dont. I think Troy Smith is better than him and should be the third QB taken. Stanton has the size that teams want, but i just dont think he has the talent...to be a good starter anyway. hes far from being the jay cutler or ben roethlisberger of this draft....i know you didnt say he was but ive heard other places that teams might reach for him or one of the other guys in the late first, which i think is stupid

Black@Gold Forever32
04-15-2007, 01:17 PM
ok i hear ya, solid backup...thats more like it, but do you think hes first or second round talent? cause i really dont. I think Troy Smith is better than him and should be the third QB taken. Stanton has the size that teams want, but i just dont think he has the talent...to be a good starter anyway. hes far from being the jay cutler or ben roethlisberger of this draft....i know you didnt say he was but ive heard other places that teams might reach for him or one of the other guys in the late first, which i think is stupid

I would spend a 3rd on him personally. I like some of things he brings to the table as a QB. He has good leadership traits. I didn't see all of his games but I did see alot of them and his WR's didn't help out for the most part.

Who ever thinks Stanton is Jay Cutler or Big Ben needs to put the crack pipe down.lol Those comparisons are way off.

BB2W
04-15-2007, 01:23 PM
Stanton's only flaw has been his decision making... I know it's a big flaw, but with the right coaching staff it can be corrected. He defintely tried to do too much at MSU, throwing the ball away every now and then would help. He has all the tools and can make every throw. His leadership and swagger are second to none in this years class of QB's.

He's a big kid with a big arm and a lot of confidence... I kinda like him. :2cents:

Black@Gold Forever32
04-15-2007, 01:26 PM
Stanton's only flaw has been his decision making... I know it's a big flaw, but with the right coaching staff it can be corrected. He defintely tried to do too much at MSU, throwing the ball away every now and then would help. He has all the tools and can make every throw. His leadership and swagger are second to none in this years class of QB's.

He's a big kid with a big arm and a lot of confidence... I kinda like him. :2cents:

Good post and like him to.:bigthumb: I just wouldn't draft to high. I think the 3rd round is where I would take him. But I could see some team spending a 2nd rounder on him.

K Train
04-15-2007, 01:35 PM
oh well as long as its not us lol

BB2W
04-15-2007, 01:42 PM
Good post and like him to.:bigthumb: I just wouldn't draft to high. I think the 3rd round is where I would take him. But I could see some team spending a 2nd rounder on him.Yeah, I don't think he's gonna pull a "Cutler" or anything. Third seems reasonable... he might sneak into the second.

I know he impressed during his interviews... If you've ever heard him talk he seems like a really cool kid who is very personable. Definitely the kind of presense teammates respond to, or enjoy playing for/with... there are many articles from his days at MSU to prove it.

The decision making would worry me... although at times he showed signs of greatness and his decision making was crisp. That kinda makes me think he can read defenses and react... rather than a guy who will never "get it".

Black@Gold Forever32
04-15-2007, 01:46 PM
Yeah, I don't think he's gonna pull a "Cutler" or anything. Third seems reasonable... he might sneak into the second.

I know he impressed during his interviews... If you've ever heard him talk he seems like a really cool kid who is very personable. Definitely the kind of presense teammates respond to, or enjoy playing for/with... there are many articles from his days at MSU to prove it.

The decision making would worry me... although at times he showed signs of greatness and his decision making was crisp. That kinda makes me think he can read defenses and react... rather than a guy who will never "get it".

Very well said BB2W.:bigthumb: I agree he seems like a cool guy. I actually felt bad for him many times when I saw his WR's drop so many passes the last few college football seasons. That could be why the reason he tried to do to much since his teammates at times didn't help him out. (Especailly his WR's.)

BB2W
04-15-2007, 02:03 PM
Very well said BB2W.:bigthumb: I agree he seems like a cool guy. I actually felt bad for him many times when I saw his WR's drop so many passes the last few college football seasons. That could be why the reason he tried to do to much since his teammates at times didn't help him out. (Especailly his WR's.)I can't remeber dropped balls specifically, but I have a bad memory. I've kinda followed Stanton since his sophomore year. I know he didn't get much help... his receivers were definitely sub-par by MSU standards.

I fortgot to mention that he can really move for a big quarterback... that will be obvious if he is forced into starting early in his career. I could see him relying on his feet more. Could be tough for defenses at first... kinda like Big Ben.

Black@Gold Forever32
04-15-2007, 02:07 PM
I can't remeber dropped balls specifically, but I have a bad memory. I've kinda followed Stanton since his sophomore year. I know he didn't get much help... his receivers were definitely sub-par by MSU standards.

I fortgot to mention that he can really move for a big quarterback... that will be obvious if he is forced into starting early in his career. I could see him relying on his feet more. Could be tough for defenses at first... kinda like Big Ben.

You're right about Stanton he isn't a statue and he can escape pressure. Dude some games those MSU WR's flat out let him down....especially Matt Trannon.

BB2W
04-15-2007, 03:02 PM
Here is a great video of Drew Stanton... he's a scrappy runner with a laser arm.

link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vkci1jSX5B0

steelcitysfinestXL
04-16-2007, 01:32 PM
I agree Stanton should be the 3rd QB taken in this draft, he is a Brees type player (not saying that will DEF translate into being a Brees type NFL qb, just his stature and style of play) Where i dont agree at is quinn at #2 i hate to see the hype he has commanded. He can win big games, never wona bowl game, got stomped by USC, MSU, Mich and EVERY BOWL GAME HE WAS IN. If he is expected to live to his hype he will surely fail. Yeah his numbers looked good at ND but the whole offense was geared to let him do what ever he wants.. Hes HORRIBLE under pressure take MASSIVE hits trying to stand in there and be a hero. I think Stanton has the make up to be a better QB, along with smith... quinn is the qb bust in this draft not stanton he should go in the second round to a team with out a proven qb or aging qb.

steelcitysfinestXL
04-16-2007, 01:32 PM
sorry meant to say Quinn CAN NOT win big games