Most overused NFL Draft phrases?

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  1. TheRealJoker

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    ____ is a once in a lifetime back!!!

    I didn't know a "lifetime" was 1 year.
     
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    "once in a lifetime" just means absurd abilities that you don't see very often. just because you may see one in repeat years doesn't mean they're still not ridiculously talented.
     
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    Yeah, but if you see those sorts of abilities (or commensurate abilities) 40-50 times in your lifetime, then it's really not "once in a lifetime." I mean, in my lifetime I've seen: Gale Sayers, OJ Simpson, Earl Campbell, Tony Dorsett, Emmitt Smith, Marshall Faulk, Eric Dickerson, LaDanian Tomlinson, Thurman Thomas, Barry Sanders, Walter Payton, etc., etc. And every year there's a McFadden, Adrian Peterson, Reggie Bush, Ricky Williams, etc., who's a once in a lifetime back.

    The phrase is flawed or used too liberally.
     
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    We all know "once in a lifetime" actually means "once every year".
     
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    THe Houston Texans need to draft a LT.

    With the first pick in the draft the Texans take ____
     
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    Jeff Otah OT University of Pittsburgh


    MOST OVERUSED PHRASE
    He's the whole package. (which is kinda funny).
     
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    Followed by boos or chants of "show us your tits!"?

    :devilpig:
     
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    I noticed this too.
     
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    Most over-used word? POTENTIAL!!!
     
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    Have you seen that commercial where some people are at a boring work conference and they make up bingo cards with buzzwords. And then when the speaker says one of the words, the person marks it off until they get a Bingo.

    We should do that with Draft Catchphrases while watching the draft programs this year.

    :gun:
     

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