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Old 08-16-2011, 04:36 PM   #21
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WOW, reading is fundamental

Our coach didn't say he had the most talent on the oline. He said he might be the most athletic.

"Tony is very athletic, maybe the most athletic guy in the group," .
I don't know how much being "athletic" is good for if you are as soft as
cotton candy and about as sturdy..
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Old 08-16-2011, 04:41 PM   #22
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I wrote a blog about that before Post...I have a buddy there and he is copying...Just kidding but I did say it a day before them, lol.

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Old 08-16-2011, 04:45 PM   #23
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I don't know how much being "athletic" is good for if you are as soft as
cotton candy and about as sturdy..

This is 2nd or 3rd time I've seen you state that Hills is soft or weak. Do you have a source to back that claim up? (other than your usual gibberish)
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Old 08-16-2011, 04:53 PM   #24
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WOW, reading is fundamental

Our coach didn't say he had the most talent on the oline. He said he might be the most athletic.

"Tony is very athletic, maybe the most athletic guy in the group," .
O.k. you're right ... and yet he's not. If Hills was "maybe the most athletic guy in the group" we would have seen something by now. I watched him in college ... he was good and I was glad he was drafted by the Steelers. I hope he can kick ass as a RG. But I'm still not going to believe that he's "maybe the most athletic guy in the group". I also watched Pouncey in college ... my worthless opinion is that Pouncey was, in college and is today, far more atheletic than Hills by a long shot. I also believe that Legursky is more atheletic than Hills. Legs has outstanding feet and agility and is (again, in my worthless opinion) the 2nd "most athletic guy of the group", behind Pouncey. So I'm saying the coach is throwing out a line of sh!t and it's not sticking with me.
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Old 08-16-2011, 05:05 PM   #25
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WOW, reading is fundamental

Our coach didn't say he had the most talent on the oline. He said he might be the most athletic.

"Tony is very athletic, maybe the most athletic guy in the group," .
Yeah I knew that was a misquote. It's well known that Pouncey is our most athletic player out of that group of mediocre lineman. He's probably the most athletic offensive lineman in the league. It doesn't take a genius to figure that out.
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O.k. you're right ... and yet he's not. If Hills was "maybe the most athletic guy in the group" we would have seen something by now. I watched him in college ... he was good and I was glad he was drafted by the Steelers. I hope he can kick ass as a RG. But I'm still not going to believe that he's "maybe the most athletic guy in the group". I also watched Pouncey in college ... my worthless opinion is that Pouncey was, in college and is today, far more atheletic than Hills by a long shot. I also believe that Legursky is more atheletic than Hills. Legs has outstanding feet and agility and is (again, in my worthless opinion) the 2nd "most athletic guy of the group", behind Pouncey. So I'm saying the coach is throwing out a line of sh!t and it's not sticking with me.
But, you're watching on tv for a couple hours a week. Our coaching staff and front office work with these guys for 8-12 hours a day. They have more insight and knowledge than all of us combined. The only advantage that we have as armchair quarterbacks is hindsight. For any of us to imply from the comfort our living room or office that we're a better judge of talent is complete and utter bullshit. And it certainly has nothing to do with the coaching staff being infallible or any other such nonsense.

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The only advantage that we have as armchair quarterbacks is hindsight. For any of us to imply from the comfort our living room or office that we're a better judge of talent is complete and utter bullshit. And it certainly has nothing to do with the coaching staff being infallible or any other such nonsense.
Well said. Wow, you didn't like Kraig Urbik when they drafted him. Okay, what did you think of Mike Wallace when they drafted him? What about Aaron Smith? Ike Taylor? Antonio Brown? Brett Keisel? Stevenson Sylvester? Did you even know who Baron Batch was?
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This is 2nd or 3rd time I've seen you state that Hills is soft or weak. Do you have a source to back that claim up? (other than your usual gibberish)
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The past and present injury and the fact that this latest injury has happened at this juncture, could cause Hills to drop significantly in the draft. Pro Football Weekly said of Hills, 'Texas OLT Tony Hills is billed to be a great athlete within the program, but he does not play with any explosion or have great mobility for the left side, and as a right tackle, he will always have a leverage and power deficiency. He has overcome a drop foot condition suffered as a senior in high school, but team medical staffs will have to evaluate the injury closely, as do scouts watching him, and it could have a considerable effect on his draft value.
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Well said. Wow, you didn't like Kraig Urbik when they drafted him. Okay, what did you think of Mike Wallace when they drafted him? What about Aaron Smith? Ike Taylor? Antonio Brown? Brett Keisel? Stevenson Sylvester? Did you even know who Baron Batch was?
Wow, maybe I should have said reading comprehension is fundamental.
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An clip from PFW regurgitated on fantasy football toolbox is your gospel? This is the "insight" that you've claimed too have in the past?
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