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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 5:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Lane Johnson just told me he made up the story that he used to wrestle bears.


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Blahman88 wrote:
Look at Papa Johnson



What a guy



The best was his reaction when we drafted Johnson. He went full Oklahoma.
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When you say full Oklahoma do you mean he screamed yeehaw and shot his revolvers into the air?
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When you say full Oklahoma do you mean he screamed yeehaw and shot his revolvers into the air?


No but only because his revolvers were confiscated at the door...he did the finger pistols though and for a breif moment looked like Yosemity Sam.
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Lane Johnson just told me he made up the story that he used to wrestle bears.


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It wasn't bears, it was yaks
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Anyone who doesn't like this pick is just being a contrarian. There literally wasn't a better fit for the Eagles than Lane Johnson. A rare combination of best player available at biggest need.

As some have mentioned, many of the plays that Chip Kelly runs depend on his Olinemen having to have athleticism to move away from the LOS to set them up.

No he's not a flashy skill player, but the Eagles have plenty of those and the only way they can be featured is if the QB (no matter who is behind center) has time to throw to them

No WR is any good if the QB is under durress before the WR can even begin to run their route. Meanwhile if you give your QB adequate time to throw, it buys receivers time to run their routes and often times even times to improvise after they run their routes
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The only thing that worries me is that Lane shot up almost a full round after just the combine and senior bowl....players like that concern me.

I do like Lane a lot. I think he could be very very good. But for the people saying they didn't want Ziggy because of the "inexperience" "rawness" and because he was a "combine warrior". Well hate to break it to you, but Lane fits those 3 descriptions.

Now I'm not saying he can't come in day 1 and start, but he might not be the day 1 contributor that Joeckel or Fisher are. He does IMO have the highest ceiling of the 3 but also the lowest floor.

He really does remind me of Ziggy but is an offensive lineman. The two are more similar than you think.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lane and TCole should go bear wrestling someday.
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baconrad3 wrote:
The only thing that worries me is that Lane shot up almost a full round after just the combine and senior bowl....players like that concern me.

I do like Lane a lot. I think he could be very very good. But for the people saying they didn't want Ziggy because of the "inexperience" "rawness" and because he was a "combine warrior". Well hate to break it to you, but Lane fits those 3 descriptions.

Now I'm not saying he can't come in day 1 and start, but he might not be the day 1 contributor that Joeckel or Fisher are. He does IMO have the highest ceiling of the 3 but also the lowest floor.

He really does remind me of Ziggy but is an offensive lineman. The two are more similar than you think.


Ziggy played football 3 years. Lane done it all his life.
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baconrad3 wrote:
The only thing that worries me is that Lane shot up almost a full round after just the combine and senior bowl....players like that concern me.

I do like Lane a lot. I think he could be very very good. But for the people saying they didn't want Ziggy because of the "inexperience" "rawness" and because he was a "combine warrior". Well hate to break it to you, but Lane fits those 3 descriptions.

Now I'm not saying he can't come in day 1 and start, but he might not be the day 1 contributor that Joeckel or Fisher are. He does IMO have the highest ceiling of the 3 but also the lowest floor.

He really does remind me of Ziggy but is an offensive lineman. The two are more similar than you think.


Ziggy played football 3 years. Lane done it all his life.


It's still a big change going from QB to OL. Dude has only been playing OL for 2 years. He is still inexperienced in that regard.

Not hating on the pick. But people seem to hate Ziggy here for some reason yet LOVE Lane, which is strange to me. I don't think they're mirror images of each other, but they're similar in a few ways.
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baconrad3 wrote:
RainbowCarebear wrote:
baconrad3 wrote:
The only thing that worries me is that Lane shot up almost a full round after just the combine and senior bowl....players like that concern me.

I do like Lane a lot. I think he could be very very good. But for the people saying they didn't want Ziggy because of the "inexperience" "rawness" and because he was a "combine warrior". Well hate to break it to you, but Lane fits those 3 descriptions.

Now I'm not saying he can't come in day 1 and start, but he might not be the day 1 contributor that Joeckel or Fisher are. He does IMO have the highest ceiling of the 3 but also the lowest floor.

He really does remind me of Ziggy but is an offensive lineman. The two are more similar than you think.


Ziggy played football 3 years. Lane done it all his life.


It's still a big change going from QB to OL. Dude has only been playing OL for 2 years. He is still inexperienced in that regard.

Not hating on the pick. But people seem to hate Ziggy here for some reason yet LOVE Lane, which is strange to me. I don't think they're mirror images of each other, but they're similar in a few ways.



I would have been happy with either, but I am all for high potential picks after andy taking boring players for 13 years.
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ninjapirate wrote:
baconrad3 wrote:
RainbowCarebear wrote:
baconrad3 wrote:
The only thing that worries me is that Lane shot up almost a full round after just the combine and senior bowl....players like that concern me.

I do like Lane a lot. I think he could be very very good. But for the people saying they didn't want Ziggy because of the "inexperience" "rawness" and because he was a "combine warrior". Well hate to break it to you, but Lane fits those 3 descriptions.

Now I'm not saying he can't come in day 1 and start, but he might not be the day 1 contributor that Joeckel or Fisher are. He does IMO have the highest ceiling of the 3 but also the lowest floor.

He really does remind me of Ziggy but is an offensive lineman. The two are more similar than you think.


Ziggy played football 3 years. Lane done it all his life.


It's still a big change going from QB to OL. Dude has only been playing OL for 2 years. He is still inexperienced in that regard.

Not hating on the pick. But people seem to hate Ziggy here for some reason yet LOVE Lane, which is strange to me. I don't think they're mirror images of each other, but they're similar in a few ways.



I would have been happy with either, but I am all for high potential picks after andy taking boring players for 13 years.


Yeah. And Lane or Ziggy both fit that criteria. Neither really seem like Andy picks. Fisher/Joeckel are Andy-like picks.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 27, 2013 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Don't know much about him but he's big.
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