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Offline beast  
#11 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 4:27:24 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: GermanGilbert Go to Quoted Post
Here you go, Teddy is outstanding especially in the 2nd round:

Terrence Murphy 2nd 2005 (Intriguing prospect, that carreer ending injury was so bad)
Greg Jennings 2nd 2006
James Jones 3rd 2007
Jordy Nelson 2nd 2008
Randall Cobb 2nd 2011

Jackpot on everyone of those, he's not so good in finding later talent.



Man... Murphy's raw potential looked amazing... better than the others (but he was pretty raw). Some of those raw athletes don't pan out... but I just had a gut feeling he was going to be amazing... career ending injury as a rookie... too bad.
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#12 Posted : Tuesday, November 6, 2012 7:51:57 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: beast Go to Quoted Post
Man... Murphy's raw potential looked amazing... better than the others (but he was pretty raw). Some of those raw athletes don't pan out... but I just had a gut feeling he was going to be amazing... career ending injury as a rookie... too bad.


No, Greg Jennings is clearly the most talented at the time of being drafted. Terrance Murphy was not nearly highly as touted. It's easy to get caught up in that since no one knows, but its hyperbole and nothing more.

As for the topic of this thread, Sam Shields back against Detroit? I wouldn't be surprised.
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#13 Posted : Wednesday, November 7, 2012 10:20:12 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
No, Greg Jennings is clearly the most talented at the time of being drafted. Terrance Murphy was not nearly highly as touted. It's easy to get caught up in that since no one knows, but its hyperbole and nothing more.

As for the topic of this thread, Sam Shields back against Detroit? I wouldn't be surprised.


I don't know, there was quite a bit more hyperbole about Murphy during camp before his problem came to light than the others mentioned. Although some of it could have been because we didn't have as much proven talent at wide receiver at that time.
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, November 7, 2012 3:11:50 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: PackerTraxx Go to Quoted Post
I don't know, there was quite a bit more hyperbole about Murphy during camp before his problem came to light than the others mentioned. Although some of it could have been because we didn't have as much proven talent at wide receiver at that time.


Iirc, Murhpy had more size and speed than Jennings.

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#15 Posted : Wednesday, November 7, 2012 3:25:49 PM(UTC)
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Dude was gonna be a player.


People said the same about Derrick Mayes, Robert Ferguson, etc ...
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#16 Posted : Wednesday, November 7, 2012 9:18:42 PM(UTC)
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glad to hear Samwise is slated to return. Detroit can throw the ball some.
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