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May 19, 2017 03:36AM
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LMU93
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.

That pretty much sums it up. And to be honest I don't think people have even put a finger yet on what the issue is with GR. I think that he is built to panic mentally/emotionally. Until he plays from rock solid confidence those kinds of issues will stay with him.

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  2014 Draft re-do..Rams get an A+

RFIP868May 17, 2017 12:07PM

  Actually the new Grade was a "B" nm

Ram Fan Teacher144May 17, 2017 01:04PM

  Aaron Donald

droopy171May 17, 2017 01:42PM

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

Billy_T158May 17, 2017 01:55PM

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

RamBill107May 18, 2017 08:45PM

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

Billy_T106May 19, 2017 04:33AM

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

Rams4386May 19, 2017 04:41AM

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

Billy_T92May 19, 2017 04:56AM

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

Billy_T85May 19, 2017 05:03AM

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

RamsFanSinceLA85May 19, 2017 07:57AM

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

droopy90May 19, 2017 03:37AM

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

Billy_T84May 19, 2017 04:35AM

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

Rams4393May 19, 2017 04:46AM

  I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rams_81140May 18, 2017 06:42PM

  QBs yes. Everybody else?

PARAM93May 18, 2017 07:11PM

  Fisher said to draft future HOF'ers

Atlantic Ram115May 18, 2017 07:15PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Florida_Ram113May 18, 2017 08:11PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rams43170May 18, 2017 08:33PM

  I wanted Robinson

TonyHunter8797May 18, 2017 09:11PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rampage2K-110May 19, 2017 01:18AM

  Robinson and Jake Matthews

LMU93131May 19, 2017 03:20AM

  yeah that's how I remember it

zn82May 19, 2017 03:36AM

  GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

RockRam99May 19, 2017 04:55AM

  Re: GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

zn146May 19, 2017 06:26AM

  Fair enough. But Beaudreux was also a Fisher guy

RockRam91May 19, 2017 06:35AM

  nothing points to it being a Fisher pick

zn93May 19, 2017 08:51AM

  I wanted a trade down with Falcons and take Matthews

Blue and Gold59May 19, 2017 11:15AM