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GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

May 19, 2017 04:55AM
Not a doubt in my mind that Fisher wanted GRob at 2.
Snead has said time and again that you get starting OL in the 4th round onward. Don't think he's a fan of taking OL, even LOT, with a high 1st round pick.

Notice that with Fisher gone, the Rams selected no OL, but then went out signed a couple of UDFA OL, and at least one them they have a clear belief that he will make the team.

Why anyone would think that Fisher wasn't in charge of draft and personnel top to bottom I don't know. He, essentially, chose Snead as his "GM".

Until this year, we had Fisher drafts. Snead just held the bag.

This year, clearly it was more a Snead draft as McVay made it quite public that he deferred to Snead in such matters. Of course, Snead also made it clear that McVay defines the attributes he seeks for each position. But finding that player is Sneads job, and it is sort of collaborative PICKING that player.

There is no other reason for firing Fisher and keeping Snead. Kroenke and Demoff of course knew who was calling the shots.
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  Re: Alexander and Gaines were great "value" picks.

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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.

droopy91May 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

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Rams_81140May 18, 2017 06:42PM

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Atlantic Ram116May 18, 2017 07:15PM

  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Florida_Ram114May 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

LMU93132May 19, 2017 03:20AM

  yeah that's how I remember it

zn83May 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