Michael Egnew

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  1. BSQ

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    Does anyone know if this guy has made any progress? Has he been active in any games? I'd sure like to see some production out of this guy. We spent a 3 on him. Let's go dude!!!
     
  2. uk_dolfan

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    Apparently he was always going to need work, I was prepared to wait a season for Tannehill so I suppose I can wait a few weeks to give Egnew a chance, no point throwing him in before he is ready.
     
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    My female cat is less of a ***** than this guy
     
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  4. AdamC13

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    I wouldn't expect any contribution from him this year. If a 3rd round wasn't spent on him this year he wouldn't be on the team.
     
  5. kcbrown

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    No need to ask about Egnew or Legadu - nothing's happening with either one of these guys.
     
  6. uk_dolfan

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    I love how his career has been written off after a few seconds of hard knocks.
     
  7. Phins28

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    He's a beast in Madden LOL
     
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    AdamC13 Awe "Tight End" my favorite position!

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    I guess you didn't watch the preseason games? When the OC tells him if it were up to him his *** would be cut I would say that is based on a little more than a few seconds. Becasue Miami spent a 3rd rounder on him is the "ONLY" reason he is on the roster.
     
  9. uk_dolfan

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    If a guy isnt ready to start why would bad preseason performances bother me? He was a third round pick for a reason he has the talent give him time.
     
  10. AdamC13

    AdamC13 Awe "Tight End" my favorite position!

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    Spoken like a GM that made a piss-poor pick. As a fan, I am much more interested in a player that "EARNED" his way onto the roster and, at a minimum, showed some potential in training camp/preseason.
     
  11. circumstances

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    wow. not everybody gets off to a hot start. a rookie getting told he would get cut by a coach isn't a rarity, i would read exactly nothing into that other than the kid blew an assignment or three in his first training camp.
     
  12. uk_dolfan

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    And as a fan I want to see our coaches get the best out of talented players, if that means keeping this guy on the bench for a while then so be it.
     
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    As a 3rd rounder he should be contributing to the team...

    A bad pick.
     
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    the guy we should be talking about to step up in this game is Charles Clay. If I remember right he gave the Jets defense fits last year and could do it again.

    Clay hasn't shown much in the last 2 weeks so he could be due for a breakout game, and we KNOW he has some real skills (unlike Egnew who we know nothing about that's positive)
     
  15. Sirspud

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    You don't draft a TE that high if he's not ready to play.
     
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    All ive heard for the last year is that you shouldn't draft Ryan Tannehill in the round he was taken in either. Didn't stop them.
     
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    Spoken like someone with absolutely no familiarity with the NFL. A 'Fan' with not even a failing grade but an incomplete grade in NFL History. :d-day: :chuckle:

    Do you know who drafted Brett Farve?

    It wasn't the Packers. The reason they have a draft is to add new players and DEVELOPE them. Those stories about Brett and Kurt Warner when they were rookies are hilarious.

    There are PLENTY of probowl players that took more than one or even two years to develope.

    That said, he does seem like a tremendous p*ssy. I would let the coaches do their job though and do everything possible to develope the player. I was really hoping we would finally get someone like Keith jackson again.
     
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    I really hope he pans out. I hate watching all these other teams with their athletic TEs. We need one to help stretch the field .
     
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    :lol: I had to read that twice...you really did compare Egnew with Brett Favre! Thanks for the good laugh. And "yes" I knew exactly who drafted Brett Favre.

    Talk about no familiarity with pro football. There are many, many, many, many, many more players who showed absolutely nothing in their rookie year and NEVER developed to be starters let alone pro bowlers. Why don't you create a list of players who looked as clueless as Egnew that turned out to be pro bowlers? Bet you can't come up with more than a couple, it that.

    Particularly when they show to be as clueless as Egnew looked. Do you seriously think Favre ever displayed the lack of guts that Egnew displayed? Please...
     
  20. justdev7

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    Egnew has too much talent to be written off so early. The kid will play when he's ready
     
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    I expect him to start getting it, I think he has been a little overwhelmed which happens when you come to the NFL. The defenses in the NFL are a lot better. We do work him in so we have hope. You can't expect all the new players to start playing soon, often coaches will add them in to the team's gameplan as they come along.

    It has been ..uh....two games.
     
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    Give it time guys. Michael Floyd has 0 catches, Justin Blackmon only has 3. Rookies don't all shine from day one, some take time to tell what you have or don't have. The NFL is full of guys who didn't look great as a rookie but got better in time. Wes Welker was picked up by Miami after San Diego cut him.
     
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    2nd round pick P. White...........What a waste of a life. ( quitter )
     
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    A little harsh don't you think. The guy has a head injury because he's too small to begin with and because of that he's a waste of life.
     
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    Agree with this, society is so impatient these days including letting players develop. TE is quite a challenge of a position to learn afaik, lets let the coaches do their thing.
     
  27. j-off-her-doll

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    I like and still like the Engnew pick.

    If he doesn't start making plays next season, I'll start changing my tune, but he has physical gifts that you can't coach into someone. He's worth developing.
     
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    Roadrunner, your sig is friggen hilarious. Cant stop laughing at it.
     
  29. Shouright

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    As usual, a player like Egnew becomes a lightning rod for those who feel negative and hopeless about the team in general.
     
  30. electrolyte

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    son, many of us hated the Egnew pick the moment it happened. I wouldn't be so annoyed if it was in the 5th or 6th round. But a 3rd rounder........ we could have grabbed a player who is starting for us right now.
     
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    Tell me, dad, what percentage of first-round picks become starters in the NFL?
     
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    we'll be cutting this kid next camp...only made the roster cause he's a high pick...shown absolutely nothing to date...hated it when we took him way too high hating it now...still need a seam threat te for this offense
     
  33. Shouright

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    Jermichael Finley started his career the same way. Inactive at first, with a very small number of catches his first year.

    Anybody professing to know what's going to happen with this guy must have a crystal ball.
     
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    like you with your matt moore is a legit like top 12 qb thread this offseason??? :sidelol:
     
  35. Shouright

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    Changed the topic. Must've realized you were painted into a corner there.
     
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    Developmental picks are for late rounders.

    The third round? Not so much.

    ---------- Post added at 08:43 AM ---------- Previous post was at 08:42 AM ----------

    Also ... Play nice, boys.
     
  37. Shouright

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    You might want to check up on that perception with some objective research.
     
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    ha ha...i'd dodge that one also if i was you...anyways good luck getting jermichael finley out of michael egnew...
     
  39. Shouright

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    You're the one doing the dodging, Mr. Crystal Ball.
     
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    shouwrong...:lol:
     
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    Whatever your name is:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Question: How many third round picks from this years draft sre starting?
     
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    I haven't given up on Egnew yet, but that's not a good comparison. Finley fought for and won a spot on the roster as the 2nd TE behind Donald Lee (essentially their Fasano) and became a starter the next year.

    I didn't expect Egnew to overtake Fasano this year, but I absolutely expected him to take the #2 spot based on his supposed talent, especially considering how lackluster Clay has been and the fact that Mastrud is essentially just another lineman. He couldn't do it, so there's a good amount of justification in concern.
     
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    Give Egnew time, he has talent and needs to learn the professional game like any other player. He is sitting behind good experience veterans in Fasano and Clay. Yall are taking too much from a criticism and yelling of a position coach when he is in the act of coaching. 99% of the players in the league have been screamed and degraded by a coach like Egnew was, that is the football culture. Its a problem when a coach doesnt say anything to you at all, then that means you have no talent and you are probly on your way out of the door.
     
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    I dont know what kind of NFL player Egnew will be, but I know I liked the pick at the time and of course I would be happy if he was a pro bowl player week two of his rookie season, but what third round TE are we comparing him to that set the standard so high. Also, where did the idea come from that 3rd round picks are not developmental? All draft choices are developmental and a lot of players with talent come from systems unlike the one they are drafted into so there is a transitional period for them. I wish people on this site wouldnt make such critical judgments on players over a handful of games. I know I saw hard knocks too and I know he was called out several times for his lackluster play, but labeling him a bust already? Jerry was criticized even more and presented with the same challenge. Who thought he would be on the roster and starting? Hell, he has played pretty well despite everything that happened.
    On the other issue in this thread involving Matt Moore, he was a top 5 player over at the QB position for the 2nd half of the season last year and his decline this year is mostly due to the system. He is completely wrong for our offense and if Tanne went down (god forbid) than I would expect us to not continue to run this style of offense. I like Moore a lot but we would be better served trading him to another team like the Bears and resigning Garrard. I dont know that Garrard is right either but we would need a third QB so it would make sense.
     
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    I don't think anybody expected him to start as there was no need to with a solid TE in Fasano. But I don't think it's too ridiculous to expect him to contribute or at the very least be on the active game day roster.
     
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    true, expecting a 3rd rd pick to be on the field is not a crazy thought. that being said, where the hell is Clay, expecting alot more from him


     
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    i just thought it was funny that shouright talked about crystal balls given his matt moore offseason take...pot call kettle black...anyways i'm pretty much of the mindset that this kid egnews never gonna help us...lot of excuses floating around here...clay hasn't shown much as a te pass receiver there was a huge opportunity for this kid to come in and play from the jump...more hype than substance

    can't defeat man coverage down the field can't block worth a hoot...you're not gonna teach him to be proficient at either of those things...even though this team desperately needs a size speed mismatch down the seam and in the red zone...very finesse game that requires some physicality and toughness

    supposedly he's a smart guy which should help him identify coverages and find soft spots in zones...if he ever sees the field...the speed is overrated though cause he's a one speed guy...
     
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    I think Roberto Wallace proved you wrong on that one. Oh wait...
     

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