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Yeah, Reynolds...

February 09, 2018 09:23AM
I have admitted many times on this board that my biggest weakness in judging players who I think will become 'great', (not necessarily HOF or even Pro Bowl but very very good), is in overestimating raw athleticism and believing it should be enough.

No few number of players of this ilk have disappointed me in the recent past. NOT SAYING REYNOLDS WILL BE ONE OF THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (enough explanation points? laughing smiley )

I continue making this mistake for this reason.... 1) being a great athlete and being a great football player do not necessarily equate and 2) I will never stop thinking that with great coaching a truly gifted athlete can make the grade. (not true, but I will continue to believe it).

So what I'm saying is... because of recent muffs.... Reynolds worries me. Obviously that's on me and not him. Reynolds, to me, has what it takes... we'll see. - JamesJM
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  For me, 2018 is the true test for Goff, McVay and the Rams

RockRam495February 09, 2018 05:20AM

  Re: For me, 2018 is the true test for Goff, McVay and the Rams

TheGuru119February 09, 2018 05:34AM

  Re: For me, 2018 is the true test for Goff, McVay and the Rams

RamsFanSinceLA92February 09, 2018 06:35AM

  Exactly. nm

RAMbler30February 11, 2018 03:44AM

  Re: For me, 2018 is the true test for Goff, McVay and the Rams

Ramsdude15February 14, 2018 12:18PM

  Re: For me, 2018 is the true test for Goff, McVay and the Rams

Rampage2K-76February 09, 2018 08:16AM

  Very true, I'm pumped for next season......

RAMbler31February 11, 2018 03:50AM

  Absolutely

Suh-weet!15February 14, 2018 12:07PM

  Re: Absolutely

Ramsdude15February 14, 2018 12:47PM

  Can The Rams Counter The "Gurley Defense"?

troublefree96February 09, 2018 05:43AM

  Well, call me a cockeyed optimist...

Rams4389February 09, 2018 07:19AM

  I'm pessimistically optimistic about Goff...

JamesJM76February 09, 2018 08:00AM

  Re: I'm pessimistically optimistic about Goff...

Rams4371February 09, 2018 08:04AM

  LOL and.........

Arkansas Ram60February 09, 2018 09:08AM

  Yeah, Reynolds...

JamesJM73February 09, 2018 09:23AM

  Re: I'm pessimistically optimistic about Goff...

Classicalwit47February 10, 2018 08:13PM

  :) yes, I get it....

JamesJM48February 10, 2018 08:39PM

  agreed, 43...no need to think we'd play worse after

SunTzu_vs_Camus17February 14, 2018 10:19AM

  Regression to the Mean and Health

PeoriaRa88February 09, 2018 08:38AM

  Re: Regression to the Mean and Health

LMU9350February 11, 2018 06:27AM

  Re: Regression to the Mean and Health

Coy Bacon29February 12, 2018 08:53AM