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    Re: Rookie Camp Observations



    If McKinnie has a good season this year, and the Ravens are not able to trade/sign an upgrade at LT, I think they might try to extend him for another 2 seasons.




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    Re: Rookie Camp Observations

    Quote Originally Posted by Dirt1 View Post
    If McKinnie has a good season this year, and the Ravens are not able to trade/sign an upgrade at LT, I think they might try to extend him for another 2 seasons.
    If McKinnie has a good season he's going to want a much bigger contract than the one he has now. His money problems a well documented. Some other team is going to pay him a lot more than Ozzie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GOTA View Post
    If McKinnie has a good season he's going to want a much bigger contract than the one he has now. His money problems a well documented. Some other team is going to pay him a lot more than Ozzie.
    Im not so sure of that. Hes only an above average LT (which is all he really needs to be here), hes older, has work ethic and weight issues. I highly doubt hes ever heavily sought after again, even if he does have a good or great season this year, because the reason behind it would be translucent, contract year. I dont think he cashes in, but i dont think he settles for another 2 year deal either. i think a deal could be worked out within out budget if he is indeed the best option still.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BcRaven View Post
    Teams that end up in last place, consistently pick in the top ten, also have "people that get PAID"... Bc
    Yes. People got paid to draft Jaba-cus Russell, David Carr, Kyle Boller, etc in the first round. And a lot of people got paid to pass on Brady, Romo, Warner, etc.




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    Re: Rookie Camp Observations

    The dude who runs OurLads, Dan Shonka, was on Norris & Davis on The Fan after the draft, a couple weeks ago. He said in his opinion Osemele can play tackle in the NFL. He was very definite about it, something like "he seems like a tackle to me," or "you don't put a guy with long arms like his in at guard," or something like that. Shonka also emphasizes how Osemele stoned Aldon Smith in college, and Smith seems to be an elite pass rusher. (I don't know when Osemele would have faced Smith.)

    I don't remember the exact quote, but you can listen to his segment here:

    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2012/0...s-draft-picks/

    Shonka is an ex-scout, right? Why is he wrong about Osemele, and everyone else is right?

    KO started for 4 years at LT at a good program in a tough conference, and he's huge, evidently has long arms (Oher's weak point), and is athletic. Why can't he play LT, again?




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    Re: Rookie Camp Observations

    Quote Originally Posted by JimZipCode View Post
    The dude who runs OurLads, Dan Shonka, was on Norris & Davis on The Fan after the draft, a couple weeks ago. He said in his opinion Osemele can play tackle in the NFL. He was very definite about it, something like "he seems like a tackle to me," or "you don't put a guy with long arms like his in at guard," or something like that. Shonka also emphasizes how Osemele stoned Aldon Smith in college, and Smith seems to be an elite pass rusher. (I don't know when Osemele would have faced Smith.)

    I don't remember the exact quote, but you can listen to his segment here:

    http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2012/0...s-draft-picks/

    Shonka is an ex-scout, right? Why is he wrong about Osemele, and everyone else is right?

    KO started for 4 years at LT at a good program in a tough conference, and he's huge, evidently has long arms (Oher's weak point), and is athletic. Why can't he play LT, again?
    IDK know about that tbh, I mean guys like Mike Mayock (not saying we should pay loads of attention to what he says all the time, but is one of the better draft analysts) basically thinks he is a phone booth guard at the next level. Osemele could be an elite guard for us, so why would you stunt his development by moving him over to tackle in 2013? IMO our best bet is to sign a younger FA tackle in 2013 as there will be quite a few on the market. Guys like Duane Brown, and Ryan Clady will be worth a look at, IDK how much Denver and Houston will be wanting to keep them, but we will probably have a much better cap situation next year.

    Another guy I have really liked since being drafted is Sebastian Volmer, the German guy who has been sitting on the bench for the past few years, but whenever he has played, he has looked solid, and better than Matt Light. I'm pretty sure the Patriots are going to try everything in their power to keep him, because Matt Light is likely to retire in 2013.




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    Quote Originally Posted by leachisabeast View Post
    IDK know about that tbh, I mean guys like Mike Mayock (not saying we should pay loads of attention to what he says all the time, but is one of the better draft analysts) basically thinks he is a phone booth guard at the next level. Osemele could be an elite guard for us, so why would you stunt his development by moving him over to tackle in 2013? IMO our best bet is to sign a younger FA tackle in 2013 as there will be quite a few on the market. Guys like Duane Brown, and Ryan Clady will be worth a look at, IDK how much Denver and Houston will be wanting to keep them, but we will probably have a much better cap situation next year.

    Another guy I have really liked since being drafted is Sebastian Volmer, the German guy who has been sitting on the bench for the past few years, but whenever he has played, he has looked solid, and better than Matt Light. I'm pretty sure the Patriots are going to try everything in their power to keep him, because Matt Light is likely to retire in 2013.
    Id be doing cartwheels if we somehow got Ryan Clady, problem is when youre an elite LT and you have peyton manning on your team, you can pretty much realize thats a pipe dream for that reason alone, not including the millions upon millions ($) of other reasons.

    Volmer sounds interesting but i doubt the Pats let him go either since Matt Light retired.

    overall 2013 is a decent class of younger Ts that year, im just not sure a team will let them go unless for a an obvious performance reason (like oher for us), in which case we wont want them anyway. I personally see us signing a vet much like McKinnie, if not McKinnie, to maintain that veteran presence that Birk will be leaving with.
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    Re: Rookie Camp Observations

    Quote Originally Posted by JimZipCode View Post
    Shonka also emphasizes how Osemele stoned Aldon Smith in college, and Smith seems to be an elite pass rusher. (I don't know when Osemele would have faced Smith.)
    Iowa State and Missouri are in the same conference and played each other in 2008, 2009 & 2010 when both Smith and Osemele were in college. So there were three opportunities right there.




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    Quote Originally Posted by alien bird View Post
    Iowa State and Missouri are in the same conference and played each other in 2008, 2009 & 2010 when both Smith and Osemele were in college. So there were three opportunities right there.
    The teams matched-up all three years.




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