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Offline zombieslayer  
#21 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 2:54:24 PM(UTC)
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A little early to label him a bust?


Yes. It is too early to call him a bust.

He gets one more year before "bust" status.

As of now, he's "heading for bust" status.
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#22 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 3:30:52 PM(UTC)
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A little early to label him a bust?


Yes. It is too early to call him a bust.

He gets one more year before "bust" status.

As of now, he's "heading for bust" status.



You mean a Canton bust? Jeez, zombie, lay off the Ted Thompson Kool-Aid.


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#23 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 4:22:11 PM(UTC)
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Sometimes you take chances, and HOPE they pan out for you. Will Harrel ever make it here? I don't know yet. But he better step it up soon.
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#24 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 5:33:08 PM(UTC)
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I think the man has 2 more years to prove himself. You do remember he was a rookie last year, right?
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#25 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:46:15 PM(UTC)
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Thompson likes to trade down, but he doesn't ALWAYS trade down. He must have had a strong feeling about Harrell. It seemed like a curious pick at the time, and it's only gotten more curious during the past year and a half. Hopefully Harrell can turn things around soon. We sure could use him.
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#26 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 6:59:26 PM(UTC)
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I think the man has 2 more years to prove himself. You do remember he was a rookie last year, right?


Yes, but he was also a first round pick. First rounders are supposed to contribute faster than others.

Look at Hawk for instance. Drafted 5th, started.

This is year #2, and he's likely to miss a good portion of it. So that's why I'm saying "heading for bust status." And no, not Canton. [-X
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#27 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 7:00:14 PM(UTC)
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Aaron Rodgers was a first round pick, and he's had three years of no contributions, yet we're giving him more time.
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#28 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 7:23:23 PM(UTC)
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Aaron Rodgers was a first round pick, and he's had three years of no contributions, yet we're giving him more time.


If Aaron hadn't been playing behind one of the greatest QB's ever, we would not have been this patient. I'm willing to give Harrell a little more time, though.
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#29 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 8:59:08 PM(UTC)
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Aaron Rodgers was a first round pick, and he's had three years of no contributions, yet we're giving him more time.


Justin Harrell didn't have Brett Lorenzo Favre starting in front of him.

The other thing is - positional differences. 1st round DTs should contribute right away. QBs take a little bit of time.
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#30 Posted : Wednesday, August 20, 2008 9:15:09 PM(UTC)
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Harrell would of gone to Denver with their 1st round pick. Who GB would of taken is unknown to us. Maybe we get Harrell and maybe we don't. In the end the draft isn't and never will be about one pick. While the Packers missed on that pick, they've made a lot of good ones. I personally don't like the pick but it's done with and hey if that's the biggest problem we have then things will be great.
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