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    Geno Smith is absurdly underrated

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB5OW9i7KHs

    Please take some time and look at this video of Smith vs. Clemson in the orange bowl.

    Those are elite nfl quarteback skills.

    Staying in the pocket, going through progressions, throwing bullets all over the field, making incredibly accurate short, intermediate, and deep throws. Running at the right times. It's crazy impressive. I really have no idea why people are saying this kid isn't ready to start from day one. He's shown as any QB i've seen in recent memory.

    I couldn't be more pumped about this pick. Honestly, he wasn't really in my radar cause I didn't see him as a possibility in the first round. After just a little bit of further inspection, I would have been ok with this guy at 9. He looks that good to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chupa View Post
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GB5OW9i7KHs

    Please take some time and look at this video of Smith vs. Clemson in the orange bowl.

    Those are elite nfl quarteback skills.

    Staying in the pocket, going through progressions, throwing bullets all over the field, making incredibly accurate short, intermediate, and deep throws. Running at the right times. It's crazy impressive. I really have no idea why people are saying this kid isn't ready to start from day one. He's shown as any QB i've seen in recent memory.

    I couldn't be more pumped about this pick. Honestly, he wasn't really in my radar cause I didn't see him as a possibility in the first round. After just a little bit of further inspection, I would have been ok with this guy at 9. He looks that good to me.
    LOL

    What the hell is it with you?

    One minute you're saying it's a terrible pick, then you're saying it's great.

    Then you say how much it sucks again, then you're back to saying how awesome he is.

    Make up your mind

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    Honestly check some of his stuff from his senior year. His playing style was way different this past season than it was in that Clemson game.

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    I watched 2:30 of that and I don't know what you were watching to come to that conclusion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Untouchable View Post
    LOL

    What the hell is it with you?

    One minute you're saying it's a terrible pick, then you're saying it's great.

    Then you say how much it sucks again, then you're back to saying how awesome he is.

    Make up your mind
    dude go through my history I never once said this was a horrible pick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Traitor Jay & the Woodies View Post
    I watched 2:30 of that and I don't know what you were watching to come to that conclusion.
    From Smith's junior year. His playing style was so different his senior year. He was more erratic as a junior, more of a scrambler

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    I'm not convinced. Now, if the video had Thunderstruck as the soundtrack, then I would be pumped in knowing we had our guy.

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    http://youtu.be/DxHXC5AsiVg

    Much better vid from his senior year

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    Thumbs up

    Geno Smith is the real deal

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    I don't know what video you were watching, but that was terrible. He sucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nybaseball5 View Post
    I don't know what video you were watching, but that was terrible. He sucks.
    Click the link I posted, passing clinic

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    Honestly build a team around him and develop him properly. He has all the tools and the arm strength to be a good QB in the NFL. Considering the young RB core we've built and the fact we just upgraded our O-line, I think we are off to the right start. Upgrade the receiver core and he will succeed. Everyone had Geno Smith as their #1 QB and getting him at #39 was never a thought in my mind. For the first time in years we have competition at the QB position and I'm happy to see how it plays out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlickBri481 View Post
    From Smith's junior year. His playing style was so different his senior year. He was more erratic as a junior, more of a scrambler
    +1

    Watch him against Florida State in his junior year then Clemson as a senior.

    Guy has made tremendous progression.

    Like I said before, I don't think he'll ever be in that "elite" class, but he has the potential to be a damn good QB for a number of years.

    And really, what more could you ask for from a 2nd round pick?

    I'll say it for the 100th time, if these people are waiting around for the next Andrew Luck, then I guess I'll see them in 2030.

    And let's pray to God that we have the 1st overall pick that year.

    I don't even think Bridgewater is THAT far above Geno, to be honest.

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    I would have drafted Tyler Wilson. Geno doesn't beat top quality teams, only bad ones.

    I totally hope Geno develops though! I'm tired of this QB problem every year, every decade.
    Last edited by escamoter2; 04-26-2013 at 11:09 PM.

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    That clip just makes we wish we got Austin in the first

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chupa View Post
    dude go through my history I never once said this was a horrible pick.
    10 minutes after the pick, you posted how it was a waste since we already had Sanchez, Tebow, Garrard, and "Gmac" on the roster.

    So yeah, unless someone hacked your account, it was definitely you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Untouchable View Post
    10 minutes after the pick, you posted how it was a waste since we already had Sanchez, Tebow, Garrard, and "Gmac" on the roster.

    So yeah, unless someone hacked your account, it was definitely you.
    um, no I didn't. I've always said gmac was a huge turd. look through my post history.

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    Sucks, I liked Nassib better than Geno and Nassib is still a available. .
    We have so many needs. Only good thing out of this, it puts us in the Clowney running.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cjpeters9 View Post
    That clip just makes we wish we got Austin in the first
    I like Austin, but please tell me the last time that a 5'8 170 lb receiver made a significant impact in this league?

    Don't even give me Harvin

    Harvin has 3 inches and 30 pounds on the guy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nybaseball5 View Post
    Sucks, I liked Nassib better than Geno and Nassib is still a available. .
    We have so many needs. Only good thing out of this, it puts us in the Clowney running.
    Nassib is so good his own coach didn't want him.

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