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Old 03-27-2014   #2781
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He's doing ok. Some throws look better than others.
He's doing extremely well. They are nitpicking some things with technique, but overall it's very impressive.
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Isn't he like 36 for 37 right now?
I don't know. I'm looking at how he's throwing the ball.

He's doing good though. Some really nice throws...Some that could be better for sure.
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does anyone have a link of manziel's pro day visible from europe?

I can't see the espn site: "not available in your region"

http://gofirstrowus.eu/sport/american-football.html
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He's doing extremely well. They are nitpicking some things with technique, but overall it's very impressive.
Very impressive?

No.

Is he doing good? Yes.
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I don't know. I'm looking at how he's throwing the ball.
Some throws look decidedly better than others, sure. He's looked good on the intermediate out route to the sideline, which is my staple pass when evaluating a QB. Passes have some zip to it, which is nice.
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Except, you know... Manziel can play QB
VY could too.
....in college.
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His Deep balls are nice.
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Except, you know... Manziel can play QB
Case in point.
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His Deep balls are nice.
Heh. Phrasing!
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Case in point.
Too bad I've been calling for Bridgewater since day 1.
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VY could too.
....in college.
But Manziel is much more intelligent and has already proven he can handle pressure and manage distractions and still perform.
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What a circus. Want absolutely no part of this.
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People keep talking about how this draft is not a good draft to have the number 1...

I couldn't disagree with that more.

Last year was a bad draft to have #1.

I would be really excited with about 4 of these guys and I'd be happy/good with a few others.

I think this is an excellent draft to have #1 because even if you trade back you're likely getting a good player. I don't see any of the higher end prospects who jump out as scrubs to me like in some other years.
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McClain tweeted that just one ball hit the ground, though there was another which went out of bounds but the receiver caught it. I dunno, does McClain know that an OOB pass, whether caught or not, is an incomplete pass ?
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That wasn't a good throw...Another on the ground on a crossing pattern...Thrown a bit behind and low...


His deep balls are money though...
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But Manziel is much more intelligent and has already proven he can handle pressure and manage distractions and still perform.
Has he really? I'm seeing the same red flags from a character standpoint.

Besides, there's no way to tell if he can manage distractions until he's actually managed them. At this point, he hasn't proven anything that VY didn't as a prospect.
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Pretty good showing...

Didn't really see anything I didn't already know about him...

But a good showing...
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The soundtrack is a nice touch, reminds me of why I don't like going to basketball games.
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The soundtrack is a nice touch, reminds me of why I don't like going to basketball games.
Almost no one likes to go to our basketball games

It's always old people and townies. Student attendance got so bad they allowed people with sports passes to swipe in a plus one.
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Has he really? I'm seeing the same red flags from a character standpoint.

Besides, there's no way to tell if he can manage distractions until he's actually managed them. At this point, he hasn't proven anything that VY didn't as a prospect.
VY was never challenged with distractions in college. Brown kept his team very insulated and let them get away with a lot. He was soft and a prima-donna coming out of college. When he finally faced serious adversity, he mentally melted down.

Yes Manziel has some character questions, but considering he kept his nose clean and became a vocal leader of the team after "autograph-gate" helps answer some of those questions.
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