Grading the '98 draft

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  1. Jeep

    Jeep Premium Member Donator

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    according to SI, the Dolphins almost flunked if it wasnt for Surtain


    Dolphins. Not Jimmy Johnson's finest hour. Knowing his love for the 12-ounce green bottles, could he possibly have been drafting during Happy Hour? John Avery in the first round? Brad Jackson and Larry Shannon in the third? Only Patrick Surtain, an excellent corner taken with the 44th overall pick, saves this from being an F-bomb.

    http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=roughdraft&prov=cnnsi&type=lgns
     
  2. XoPhinsoX

    XoPhinsoX No More Injuries, Please ;).

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    We're in 03 bro ;p.
     
  3. MaxPower

    MaxPower Well-Known Member

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    The point of the article was that it takes 5 years to properly grade a draft. And he was pretty harsh on every team, not just us.

    So many teams got a "C-" or lower that he oughta start grading by a curve :D
     
  4. phinphan

    phinphan Well-Known Member

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    I would add that Brad Jackson is a very under rated linebacker. He has played real well in limited time with the Ravens.

    As for Larry Shannon......uuuummm, better than Randy Moss allegedly.

    Speaking of Moss, one draft "expert" prior to the '98 draft predicted that Moss would be an NFL bust. Now that may not sound unusual, but with this draftnik it wasn't a character issue. He thought that there was no way that Randy would be able to get off the line in the NFL....So much for experts.
     
  5. XoPhinsoX

    XoPhinsoX No More Injuries, Please ;).

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    Experts, heh.

    Didn't Bo Jackson go in something like the 6th round?
     
  6. Dol-Fan Dupree

    Dol-Fan Dupree Manning to Tyree = Best SB Play EVER!!!!

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    That was after not signing with the Buccaneers the year before
     
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    Al13 Don´t mess with Clint

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    Nice of them to forget about the very solid DE Kenny Mixon who started for us for a couple years and now starts for Minny and Bromell who is a backup in Minny.
     
  9. dolphan39

    dolphan39 Maria & LauRen Aha!

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    t2thejz Perennial All-Pro

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    getting surtain makes it a c in my mind, getting a cb like that is awsome.
     
  11. Muck

    Muck Now completely imaginary Hammered

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    The Patriots got an F. The Jets got a D-. And the Bills got a D. So we were among the division's best. :)
     
  12. baccarat

    baccarat Adam the Quarterback

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    Don't blame Johnson, blame Buttercup his evil dog.
     
  13. baccarat

    baccarat Adam the Quarterback

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    I'd give it a -C b/c of Surtain.
     

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