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GSUeagles14


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

tech2186 wrote:
whitmire25 wrote:
A natural football player is someone who may not be overly athletic, strong, or fast but when you put pads on them they make plays.


LOLOL, please don't feel like you have to explain yourself to that guy. Anyone with football knowledge knows what a
"natural football" player is under this theme.

And a natural football player is what you want when scouting. Yes, athleticism is more than great. And the cliche "you can't teach speed" is also true. But athleticism fades with time and it can def fade with injuries in the NFL. You need natural football players to get you over that hump.

Gimmick guys like (Trendon Holiday, Mike Vick, Cam Newton, Deshaun Jackson..etc) just to name a few are athletes. But they lacked that natural football instinct when they first came into the league for various reasons (Being how they were used in college or whether or not they were track and field stars..whatever) Eventually if a gimmick guy doesn't learn how to throw from the pocket or run routes...etc...He will fade out of the league. Natural football players tend to last longer in the NFL. That lunch pail guy like a "Rod Coleman" may not be flashy but he is integral in getting your team those W's. The Falcons don't have a lot of those kinds of players right now and their record shows it.

V

wait, so youre saying it's better to have more than one tool in you tollbag...genius.

Being a "natural" football player doesn't mean much if you don't have other skills to pair with it, just like anyhtobg else really. Thanks for contributing nothing though, you're always good for that.
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 5:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

GSUeagles14 wrote:
tech2186 wrote:
whitmire25 wrote:
A natural football player is someone who may not be overly athletic, strong, or fast but when you put pads on them they make plays.


LOLOL, please don't feel like you have to explain yourself to that guy. Anyone with football knowledge knows what a
"natural football" player is under this theme.

And a natural football player is what you want when scouting. Yes, athleticism is more than great. And the cliche "you can't teach speed" is also true. But athleticism fades with time and it can def fade with injuries in the NFL. You need natural football players to get you over that hump.

Gimmick guys like (Trendon Holiday, Mike Vick, Cam Newton, Deshaun Jackson..etc) just to name a few are athletes. But they lacked that natural football instinct when they first came into the league for various reasons (Being how they were used in college or whether or not they were track and field stars..whatever) Eventually if a gimmick guy doesn't learn how to throw from the pocket or run routes...etc...He will fade out of the league. Natural football players tend to last longer in the NFL. That lunch pail guy like a "Rod Coleman" may not be flashy but he is integral in getting your team those W's. The Falcons don't have a lot of those kinds of players right now and their record shows it.

V

wait, so youre saying it's better to have more than one tool in you tollbag...genius.

Being a "natural" football player doesn't mean much if you don't have other skills to pair with it, just like anyhtobg else really. Thanks for contributing nothing though, you're always good for that.


Ok, I am swimming through your bad grammar and misspellings and I can't quite tell what you are saying. American education Confused

Anyway...A natural football player is a solid guy who will either be very solid or above. There is really no decline involved. If you like to be a riverboat gambler then you hate that type of player. You must like boom or bust products. I don't. I believe in the the philosophy of garnering solid tough football players and then getting a good coach who can mold that talent.

Mike Smith is not a molder of talent. Now part of that is he hasn't played a lot of rookies in his tenure here. This is his first time he has. I will give him one more year to see if he can do that. But as of now he has done a poor job. Not to mention, in the past few drafts we haven't drafted a lot of "natural football players"
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 8:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there
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PostPosted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 9:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

falcfan4life wrote:
geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there


he actually measured in at 6'2.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

GSUeagles14 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there


he actually measured in at 6'2.


http://www.nfl.com/player/genoatkins/496762/profile
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

falcfan4life wrote:
GSUeagles14 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there


he actually measured in at 6'2.


http://www.nfl.com/player/genoatkins/496762/profile

he measured at 6'1-3/8" if you want ot get technical about it:
http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=64492&draftyear=2010&genpos=DT
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 1:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

scar988 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
GSUeagles14 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there


he actually measured in at 6'2.


http://www.nfl.com/player/genoatkins/496762/profile

he measured at 6'1-3/8" if you want ot get technical about it:
http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=64492&draftyear=2010&genpos=DT


so would that make him 6'1 or 6'2
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

falcfan4life wrote:
scar988 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
GSUeagles14 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there


he actually measured in at 6'2.


http://www.nfl.com/player/genoatkins/496762/profile

he measured at 6'1-3/8" if you want ot get technical about it:
http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=64492&draftyear=2010&genpos=DT


so would that make him 6'1 or 6'2


6'1 if you're rounding.
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PostPosted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 5:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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falcfan4life wrote:
scar988 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
GSUeagles14 wrote:
falcfan4life wrote:
geno atkins is 6'1......just throwing it out there


he actually measured in at 6'2.


http://www.nfl.com/player/genoatkins/496762/profile

he measured at 6'1-3/8" if you want ot get technical about it:
http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=64492&draftyear=2010&genpos=DT


so would that make him 6'1 or 6'2


6'1 if you're rounding.


Is this really what this forum is reduced to? Post a mock draft , talk draft prospects, anything but this.
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