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Robinson and Jake Matthews

May 19, 2017 03:20AM
That is true. It's not as if Robinson was a "WTF..." pick... Both he and Jake Matthews were universally considered top 5-6 overall players in that draft. Very close in how they were graded/rated.

Matthews was seen as the one of the safest choices in the draft (46 college starts, NFL bloodlines, smart, etc.) but coming from a spread offense and only one year at LT. Mayock and others did make some comparisons of Robinson to guys like Orlando Pace and comments were about just needing to refine his technique. I leaned Matthews myself because I'd rather have had the day-one ready, safer choice there even if he was 'only' a RT in the end (he's not). He actually had a rough rookie year but the difference is he's made big strides in years 2 and 3 while Robinson stagnated.
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  Re: Alexander and Gaines were great "value" picks.

Billy_T82May 17, 2017 01:55PM

  Alexander Had A Different Label Back Then.....

RamBill44May 18, 2017 08:45PM

  Re: Not from me. I like the pick, and the GRob pick.

Billy_T38May 19, 2017 04:33AM

  Re: Not from me. I like the pick, and the GRob pick.

Rams4327May 19, 2017 04:41AM

  Re: We disagree. I see nothing "foolish" about it.

Billy_T28May 19, 2017 04:56AM

  Re: This part of your comment I do agree with . . .

Billy_T21May 19, 2017 05:03AM

  Re: Not from me. I like the pick, and the GRob pick.

RamsFanSinceLA27May 19, 2017 07:57AM

  Re: Alexander and Gaines were great "value" picks.

droopy30May 19, 2017 03:37AM

  Re: Alexander and Gaines were great "value" picks.

Billy_T25May 19, 2017 04:35AM

  Re: Alexander and Gaines were great "value" picks.

Rams4327May 19, 2017 04:46AM

  I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rams_8164May 18, 2017 06:42PM

  QBs yes. Everybody else?

PARAM41May 18, 2017 07:11PM

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Atlantic Ram49May 18, 2017 07:15PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Florida_Ram47May 18, 2017 08:11PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rams4353May 18, 2017 08:33PM

  I wanted Robinson

TonyHunter8749May 18, 2017 09:11PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rampage2K-41May 19, 2017 01:18AM

  Robinson and Jake Matthews

LMU9356May 19, 2017 03:20AM

  yeah that's how I remember it

zn46May 19, 2017 03:36AM

  GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

RockRam40May 19, 2017 04:55AM

  Re: GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

zn41May 19, 2017 06:26AM

  Fair enough. But Beaudreux was also a Fisher guy

RockRam34May 19, 2017 06:35AM

  nothing points to it being a Fisher pick

zn32May 19, 2017 08:51AM

  I wanted a trade down with Falcons and take Matthews

Blue and Gold22May 19, 2017 11:15AM