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Biggest Titan Bust???

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by HonestABE, Jan 30, 2013.

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  1. The Hammer Out for a rip

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    Says a lot. Leading up to the Super Bowl here are first rounders we had:

    Brad Hopkins
    Henry Ford
    Steve McNair
    Eddie George
    Kenny Holmes
    Kevin Dyson
    Jevon Kearse

    Quite the difference. Not all were stars but no real busts. eakest in that group was probably Kevin Dyson. Dyson was not Randy Moss but ended up a solid player before blowing his knee out.
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    Vince set us back more than four, you have to count how long it takes Locker to develop, if he does. He ran himself out of town on his own stupidity. All he basically had to do that year was NOT throw his pads in the stands and he would have likely been given another shot.
  3. Ensconatus Namaste

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    Exactly. One draft doesn't build or demolish a team, but a consistent group of bad drafts completely unravels the organization. In a hurry.
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  4. Ensconatus Namaste

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    True. Always have to account for the next, and their time as well... Coulda had ngata in that draft, meh would still be a starter, and an every game contributor... But instead we got young.
  5. The Hammer Out for a rip

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    There are two ways bad teams stay bad.
    1. Consistant bad draft picks
    2. Bad long term contracts (cough cough.... Griffin..... cough cough)
  6. RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    Nah. That's definitely not true. There'd be 100+ busts every year if that were the case.
  7. Ensconatus Namaste

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    Yea having rose colored shades on when evaluator your own talent KILLS teams. You gotta be unbiased and entirely straight with yourself when talent isn't working. Griff should have already been shown the door.
  8. JCBRAVE #getyourlifetogether

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    There's more than that I'd bet

    But really, if you look at any draft chart point system, every draft pick holds some value.

    If a GM chooses to use a pick on you, he values you, and has invested in you.

    The only players who can't let management down are UDFA, those are truly the only players who can't be called busts.

    There wouldn't be a supplemental draft if this weren't true.

    But who's looking at 6th & 7th rounders? No one, that's why most people don't think a late pick can be a bust.

    I guess people simply associate the term "bust" with high expectations, and you don't generally expect much from a later pick. But IMO if youre drafted, you have 3 years to prove youre worth a roster spot, if you don't, to me youre a bust.
  9. Ensconatus Namaste

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    A 5-6-7th round picks added up doesn't even equate to a 3rd round pick in terms of points. To me, the top three rounds can all be labeled busts. Those picks are the ones you need star power and starters from. 4-5 is nice to add depth and 6-7 is swinging for the fences on whoever has the highest potential.
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  10. JCBRAVE #getyourlifetogether

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    I like what you said, but still, there are gems in later rounds, and that point system is flawed and totally arbitrary.

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