Consequences of passing Shipley

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by Ericgolonghorns, Apr 23, 2010.

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  1. RollTide

    RollTide All-Pro

    Even if Shipley is a little better player than Williams we have our paisan in Mariani to make up the difference and then some.
  2. Soxcat

    Soxcat Pro Bowler

    Actually Mariani is a very similar player to Shipley. Similar size, great hands, runs good routes and both return. So we basically got a guy with similar talent as Shipley in the later rounds. Mariani is the type of player that would have been an earlier draft pick had he played at a school like TX.

    The argument of getting Shipley would hold more water if Williams had not looked good. Williams looks like a guy who has been playing WR in the NFL for a couple of years already despite missing the first 1/2 of camp with an injury. He has great hands and I really like his physical play. He already runs great routes and understands the position.
  3. CRUDS

    CRUDS Moderator Staff

    I have to admit Shipley has looked fantastic for Cincy and is already their #3 passing up everyone on the depth chart other than TO and Ocho. He's flat out the reason Housh didn't end up back in Cincy.
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