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Thread: Before we crucify the Iggy draft pick...

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    Before we crucify the Iggy draft pick...

    ....look at who was still out there at the same point in the draft.

    Not overwhelming me with players any better than him. As a matter of fact, a lot of the dudes taken after are already out of football.

    [url]http://www.nfl.com/draft/history/fulldraft?season=2009[/url]

    Shady McCoy, Phil Loadholt, not much more than that. So, in hindsight, he wasn't such a bad pick considering who else was still available.

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    I think most wanted Animal Jr. there

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    Forced patriotism is an oxymoron.

    A government leader proclaiming that citizens have to stand proudly for the National Anthem or else they shouldn't be in the country sounds more like a mandated decree from a totalitarian dictator like Kim Jong Un rather than the leader of the Free World.

    Our ability to peacefully protest is a fundamental American right, and any attempt by our government to squash this freedom is what is truly dishonoring the liberty that our Star Spangled Banner symbolizes.

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    [url]http://www.nfl.com/player/jameslaurinaitis/79850/profile[/url]

    This guy has been OK, nothing great.

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    I would gladly take LeSean McCoy over Ziggy...

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    Personally, I was a huge Alex Mack guy that year. It killed me when Cleveland traded down 14 times in the first round and took him. I also thought Jarron Gilbert was a guy with some intriguing potential (so that shows what I know).
    Forced patriotism is an oxymoron.

    A government leader proclaiming that citizens have to stand proudly for the National Anthem or else they shouldn't be in the country sounds more like a mandated decree from a totalitarian dictator like Kim Jong Un rather than the leader of the Free World.

    Our ability to peacefully protest is a fundamental American right, and any attempt by our government to squash this freedom is what is truly dishonoring the liberty that our Star Spangled Banner symbolizes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    I think most wanted Animal Jr. there

    james+and+joe.jpg
    How in the heck did I not know that was Animal's son? I used to love the Road Warriors as a kid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    I think most wanted Animal Jr. there

    james+and+joe.jpg
    Agreed. Even Laurinaitis, in a post draft interview, thought he was going to be a Steeler when he fell to the end of the first round.

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    I remember thinking eric wood was going to be a kind of sneaky pick.

    buffalo may have surprised us there as he was generally rated late 1st-mid 2nd.

    that was a weak draft in that area, no doubt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lloydroid View Post
    [URL]http://www.nfl.com/player/jameslaurinaitis/79850/profile[/URL]

    This guy has been OK, nothing great.
    We don't draft white LB's.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister Pittsburgh View Post
    We don't draft white LB's.

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