My 2015 draft Man Crush

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My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 12:03 pm
  • Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia. Reminds me a lot of Beast Mode and would be an excellent replacement in a year or two in combination with Christine Michaels. Plus, having a RB named Gurley and another named Christine would make us sound pretty tough! Like a boy named sue.

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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 12:12 pm
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 12:57 pm
  • I like him. Do the Seahawks take him at 32? LOL.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 1:00 pm
  • Do you like Melvin Gordon? This guy is a FREAK. Adrian Petersen 2.0.

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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 3:09 pm
  • hawknation2014 wrote:I like him. Do the Seahawks take him at 32? LOL.


    Trade up to 31. :mrgreen:
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 3:46 pm
  • Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 3:51 pm
  • Here's a name to monitor next season -- Markus Golden (DE, Missouri)
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 6:10 pm
  • kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    Yep. And then this year, but to a lesser extent, it was shayne skov and he ended up going undrafted as well. So I might have just killed gurneys draft potential,
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 6:26 pm
  • There are sooo many good running backs. Can definitely see why no one is valuing them high on their board.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue May 13, 2014 7:29 pm
  • My crush is Michael Bennett. Yes there is another Michael Bennett at tOSU. Hes a stud.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 9:34 am
  • *WARNING - Homer pick approaching*

    Shaq Thompson.

    Imagine him flying around making plays. He'd fit nicely in our LB corps, especially with one or more most likely leaving in FA
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 12:27 pm
  • Mcshay did a super early 2015 mock and gave us Gurley. I would be happy with that.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 1:18 pm
  • JSeahawks wrote:
    kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    Yep. And then this year, but to a lesser extent, it was shayne skov and he ended up going undrafted as well. So I might have just killed gurneys draft potential,


    While simultaneously guaranteeing he will lead the league in a major statistical category and make the Pro Bowl.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed May 14, 2014 3:47 pm
  • I don't see the point of drafting a RB in Round 1 anymore. I think those days have come and gone.

    Gurley is a monster though.. just doubt that going into next years draft that RB will be a big need considering what may happen in FA
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Thu May 15, 2014 5:53 am
  • kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    And his man crush last year was Kiko Alonzo, I hope the niners didn't just land a UDFA who has 150 tackles next year.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Fri Jun 20, 2014 1:37 pm
  • What little I've watched of Gurley, he looks pretty legit. Five years ago he'd probably have a shot at the 1st round.

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    kearly wrote:Wasn't it Vontaze Burfict who was getting this distinction from you a couple years ago?

    I guess we can expect Gurley to totally flame out in the draft and then put up outrageous counting stats as a UDFA.


    And his man crush last year was Kiko Alonzo, I hope the niners didn't just land a UDFA who has 150 tackles next year.


    Niners landed somebody?
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Jun 21, 2014 9:13 am
  • I'm with ya JSea. Every time I stumbled across a Georgia game this year, was like "daaaaaammmmmn!!" Physical, fast, quick, explosive, you name it.

    I was also really high on Burfict, and took quite a bit of junk for it.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:35 pm
  • Maybe it's just the hair, but the player Gurley reminds me of is Marion Barber.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:28 am
  • This draft class reminds me a lot of 2007 when Adrian Petersen went No. 7 and Marshawn went No. 12.

    Gordon and Gurley have the potential to be that good.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:17 am
  • Gordon reminds me more of Chris Johnson then Peterson.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:56 pm
  • HawkinNY wrote:Gordon reminds me more of Chris Johnson then Peterson.


    In terms of his size (6'1, 215), upright, slashing running style, and vision, Petersen is a better comparison than Chris Johnson. I am guessing his speed is also more similar to Petersen (4.40) than Johnson (4.24).
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Thu Aug 21, 2014 3:40 pm
  • My guy this year is Baylor DE Shawn Oakman. Oakman is 6-9 280 lbs and athletic for his size. He is roughly the same size as Arizona DE Calais Campbell was coming out of college. He is my #1 player on my Seahawks prospect watch list.

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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Aug 30, 2014 4:43 pm
  • 14 carries for 145 yards so far. Nice lite 10 yards per carry. Plus a 100 yard kickoff return.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Aug 30, 2014 4:51 pm
  • JSeahawks wrote:14 carries for 145 yards so far. Nice lite 10 yards per carry. Plus a 100 yard kickoff return.


    He's the difference in this game and the main reason Georgia's winning.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sat Aug 30, 2014 5:04 pm
  • JSeahawks wrote:14 carries for 145 yards so far. Nice lite 10 yards per carry. Plus a 100 yard kickoff return.


    And his 15th carry is another 53 yard te run. Dude is fun to watch.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Sun Aug 31, 2014 1:57 pm
  • I still think drafting a RB in Round 1 is foolish unless...

    You draft Todd Gurley.

    What a stud.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:42 pm
  • cover-2 wrote:My guy this year is Baylor DE Shawn Oakman. Oakman is 6-9 280 lbs and athletic for his size. He is roughly the same size as Arizona DE Calais Campbell was coming out of college. He is my #1 player on my Seahawks prospect watch list.

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    Oakman had a great game; 2 sacks, 2 tackles for loss, 1 forced fumble, & 6 tackles.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue Sep 02, 2014 11:20 am
  • Early crushes based on what I saw from watching 2013:

    1. Cameron Erving. I am higher on him than many. I can see us looking at him as a reload of Okung if we opt to move on from the big guy.

    2. Brandon Scherff. He is probably the blend of talent and attitude. A real mauler who possesses excellent strength. Not as fluid/athletic as Erving.

    3. Danny Shelton. Seattle needs to replenish the big muscle in the middle. Mebane has been excellent for a very long time. Some redundancy here would be preferred.

    The two tackles I think will go fairly high. The OT class looks like it's stacked for a third straight year. I expect I'll form new crushes as the season goes on.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:52 pm
  • Unfortunately because of Christine Michael being relatively new, the chances they pick Gurley even if he's there are slim. There are plenty of teams looking for rbs ahead of them. Raiders, Jags, Falcons, Browns, Jets, etc all could be in the market for running backs next year. Plenty of teams with aging rbs.
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Re: My 2015 draft Man Crush
Wed Sep 03, 2014 3:47 pm
  • After week one the following players are guys I was impressed with,

    Michigan WR/TE Devin Funchess is already a household name and I was kind of luke warm on him as a propect. But, he had a great game and had a great TD catch over two defenders. He had problems with drops last year, hopefully he can be more consistent catching the ball this year. He is athletic for his size, 6-5 230 lbs, it is highly unlikely he will be available for us at the end of round 1.

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    Miami LT Ereck Flowers started at RT as a true freshman and last year he started at LT. Flowers has good size at 6-6 324 lbs, he has a good kick slide, good balance, good at combo blocks, good at getting to the second level, and he has a mean streak. Based on one game, he looks like a future 1st round draft pick.

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    My last guy of course is Baylor DE Shawn Oakman.

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    The above players I went into the game to specifically watch them, but the one player that jumped off the screen who I didn't know about was Kentucky FS A.J. Stamps. Stamps played CB the last two years at a junior college, but this year Kentucky made him a FS. He was flying around making plays all over the field. He had 8 tackles, 1 TFL, and a great interception. He looks like he has good acceleration, great range, and he showed good ball skills. At 6-0 199 lbs, Stamps isn't the biggest guy, but he seems to make for it with grit.



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