- Apr 27, 2018
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- Hard Rock Stadium
That’s a great idea by Panos and I’m glad our guys are benefitting. Kindley should switch agents lol.
I will say, the one draft pick who concerns me the most is Austin Jackson. Before the draft, I said he’d be a reach at 17 so I guess I should own that. He has absolutely elite feet, and that’s undoubtedly what got him picked so high. But, truth be told, he’s a projection. He’s going to need to develop, and that means there’s risk. Let’s hope for the best and he turns into a good starter. One benefit of having a southpaw at QB is that he’s not going to cover the blind side. But a tackle is a tackle, and you need good protection on both edges, plus enough nastiness in the run game.
Hunt and Kindley bring considerable nastiness, although watching Kindley in space is worthy of a face palm. At least these two have the toughness and will bring push in the run game. They have strength and toughness that’s been lacking with some of our failed picks, e.g., Dallas Thomas.
He was a reach at 17, yes... Good thing we took him at 18... JK
Anyways, I would love to hear from someone hear where they compare Jackson to a prospect like Andre Dillard who was in the same slot range last year.
Although Jackson has flaws, I see him as a big time upside guy. Even after his first contract he will only be 24-25 and will not even be in the prime of his career. He's a guy that needs Fitzpatrick starting at QB year 1.