Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1234 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 38

Thread: Ed Reynolds, FS, Stanford

  1. #11
    Hall of Famer Dee Dub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,534
    The idea that the Steelers prefer a FS who can tackle is for one reason and one reason only. It is because of how they play Troy (at or near the box/LOS). In a traditional set they would much rather prefer a center fielder/cover type at FS and a thumper at SS. And I could see this in Reynolds and Shamarko Thomas.


    Steelers 2014 Draft

    1--Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State
    2--Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3-- -- Traded --
    3B--C.J. Fiedorwicz TE Iowa
    4--Jordan Tripp ILB Montana
    5--Brent Urban DE Virginia
    6--Michael Schofield OT Michigan
    7--Kadeem Edwards OG Tennessee State









  2. #12
    Legend
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    12,817
    Quote Originally Posted by Dee Dub View Post
    The idea that the Steelers prefer a FS who can tackle is for one reason and one reason only. It is because of how they play Troy (at or near the box/LOS). In a traditional set they would much rather prefer a center fielder/cover type at FS and a thumper at SS. And I could see this in Reynolds and Shamarko Thomas.
    IMO we would be better off if we had our safeties playing back versus running all over the place out of position.
    Playing Fantasy Football does not qualify you to be the in the front office or on the coaching staff of the Pittsburgh Steelers. They are professionals and you are not!

    2014 Draft

    1. Eric Ebron, TE
    2. Calvin Pryor, S
    3 (Comp). Jaylen Watkins, CB
    4. Justin Ellis, DT/NT
    5a. Brandon Coleman, WR
    5b. Brent Urban, DE
    6. Prince Shembo, OLB
    7a. Aaron Colvin, CB
    7b. Storm Johnson, RB

  3. #13
    Hall of Famer
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,347
    If we are going Safety in the 2nd...I would go with Calvin Pryor.
    1st (T-D) Kelvin Benjamin WR
    2nd Bradley Roby CB
    3a Jeremiah Attaochu OLB
    3b Kareem Martin DE
    4th Christian Jones ILB
    5a Dri Archer RB
    5b Beau Allen NT
    6a John Brown WR
    6b Shaquille Richardson CB
    7th Blake Annen TE

  4. #14
    Hall of Famer
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Cincitucky (Stinktown, U.S.A.)
    Posts
    3,884
    I will be interested to see how Reynolds runs at the combine. To me, he doesn't look fast and his COD is poor. He is smart and has good instincts.
    1 Mike Evans WR Texas A&M
    2 Stephen Tuitt DE Notre Dame
    3c Keith McGill CB Utah
    4 Ross Cockrell CB Duke
    5 Jordan Zumwalt ILB UCLA
    5c Anton Exum S Va Tech
    6 Trey Millard FB/TE Oklahoma
    7 Cody Latimer WR Indiana
    7c DeAnthony Thomas RB Oregon

  5. #15
    Hall of Famer Dee Dub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,534
    Quote Originally Posted by steelblood View Post
    I will be interested to see how Reynolds runs at the combine. To me, he doesn't look fast and his COD is poor. He is smart and has good instincts.
    I could care less about his front line speed. Ed Reed ran a 4.57. It is as you said, about his football instincts. Last year Reynolds was fast enough to break on 6 INT's, 3 of which he ran back for TD's. Those came from center field, not off the corner or out in the flat.


    Steelers 2014 Draft

    1--Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State
    2--Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3-- -- Traded --
    3B--C.J. Fiedorwicz TE Iowa
    4--Jordan Tripp ILB Montana
    5--Brent Urban DE Virginia
    6--Michael Schofield OT Michigan
    7--Kadeem Edwards OG Tennessee State









  6. #16
    Legend hawaiiansteel's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Hawaii 5-0
    Posts
    14,089
    Quote Originally Posted by Dee Dub View Post
    I could care less about his front line speed. Ed Reed ran a 4.57. It is as you said, about his football instincts. Last year Reynolds was fast enough to break on 6 INT's, 3 of which he ran back for TD's. Those came from center field, not off the corner or out in the flat.
    you're not going to be able to draft Ed Reynolds in the 5th round like you have in your sig mock...

  7. #17
    Hall of Famer
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    3,347
    4.5 is good safety speed. That's a Cover 0 & 1 FS. Flags start going up when they climb into the 4.6 range unless you have 1.5 splits & good cones. You have a guy that is big framed & likes to hit...You have your Cover 2 SS. You have a FS built like a CB running a 4.6...You have concerns he could be that Cover 1 FS & play CF because you will want to avoid putting him in Cover 0. So when you walk down your SS to defend the run & that 4.6 FS is left playing Cover 1 CF...He may not have the range to help out both sidelines. Hey...I just described Ryan Clark!
    1st (T-D) Kelvin Benjamin WR
    2nd Bradley Roby CB
    3a Jeremiah Attaochu OLB
    3b Kareem Martin DE
    4th Christian Jones ILB
    5a Dri Archer RB
    5b Beau Allen NT
    6a John Brown WR
    6b Shaquille Richardson CB
    7th Blake Annen TE

  8. #18
    Hall of Famer Dee Dub's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Posts
    4,534
    Quote Originally Posted by hawaiiansteel View Post
    you're not going to be able to draft Ed Reynolds in the 5th round like you have in your sig mock...
    Yeah probably right but he did have a down year from 2012 and FS is not a premium position.


    Steelers 2014 Draft

    1--Justin Gilbert CB Oklahoma State
    2--Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3-- -- Traded --
    3B--C.J. Fiedorwicz TE Iowa
    4--Jordan Tripp ILB Montana
    5--Brent Urban DE Virginia
    6--Michael Schofield OT Michigan
    7--Kadeem Edwards OG Tennessee State









  9. #19
    They need a real center fielder, it would allow them to play more cover 1 press man. Not saying he's earl Thomas but they could potentially play Reynolds in that role. He's not a bad tackler, he's just not the best tackler and tends to drag guys down from time to time

  10. #20
    Starter thor75's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Greeley, CO
    Posts
    940
    Quote Originally Posted by JUST-PLAIN-NASTY View Post
    4.5 is good safety speed. That's a Cover 0 & 1 FS. Flags start going up when they climb into the 4.6 range unless you have 1.5 splits & good cones. You have a guy that is big framed & likes to hit...You have your Cover 2 SS. You have a FS built like a CB running a 4.6...You have concerns he could be that Cover 1 FS & play CF because you will want to avoid putting him in Cover 0. So when you walk down your SS to defend the run & that 4.6 FS is left playing Cover 1 CF...He may not have the range to help out both sidelines. Hey...I just described Ryan Clark!
    Speaking of Clark, I saw he's on ESPN already. I wonder if he has let the FO his intentions for next year, so they can get a plan in place if he decides to retire.
    1. C.J. Mosley LB Alabama
    2. Jordan Matthews WR Vanderbilt
    3. (comp) Jeremiah Attaochu OLB Georgia Tech
    4. Arthur Lynch TE Georgia or James Hurst OT North Carolina
    5. Kenny Ladler FS Vanderbilt
    5. (comp) Derrick Hopkins DT Virginia Tech or Jordan Tripp LB Montana
    6. Ricardo Allen CB Purdue
    6. (comp) Andrew Jackson ILB W. Kentucky
    7. Quincy Enunwa WR Nebraska

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •