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Re: GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

May 19, 2017 06:26AM
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RockRam
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.

I don't follow your reasoning and to me it does not add up.

For one thing they did not select OL this year because they directly said the class was weak and there would be no real upgrades.

For another we know Boudreau pounded the table for Robinson.
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  Re: Not from me. I like the pick, and the GRob pick.

Billy_T50May 19, 2017 04:33AM

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

Rams4340May 19, 2017 04:41AM

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

Billy_T40May 19, 2017 04:56AM

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

Billy_T34May 19, 2017 05:03AM

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

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

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

Billy_T35May 19, 2017 04:35AM

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

Rams4338May 19, 2017 04:46AM

  I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

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  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

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  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rams4376May 18, 2017 08:33PM

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  Re: I never understood Robinson at #2 in draft

Rampage2K-57May 19, 2017 01:18AM

  Robinson and Jake Matthews

LMU9373May 19, 2017 03:20AM

  yeah that's how I remember it

zn58May 19, 2017 03:36AM

  GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

RockRam50May 19, 2017 04:55AM

  Re: GRob HAD to be a Fisher pick

zn59May 19, 2017 06:26AM

  Fair enough. But Beaudreux was also a Fisher guy

RockRam47May 19, 2017 06:35AM

  nothing points to it being a Fisher pick

zn45May 19, 2017 08:51AM

  I wanted a trade down with Falcons and take Matthews

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