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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:59 pm 
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Smith (6-foot-1, 236 pounds) is widely regarded as a menacing sideline-to-sideline tackler with terrific instincts, in addition to leadership skills that could make him the face of an NFL defense.

“Roquan Smith is the truth, man,” said Louis Riddick, former NFL personnel executive and current ESPN analyst. “The kid is a player in every sense of the word. He should be a Pro Bowler very quickly.

“He is lightning off the spot, meaning his eyes are where they need to be. His (ability to) key and diagnose is exceptional. Very rarely does he take bad paths to the football. He takes on people hat-in-hand, meaning when he’s taking on offensive linemen, you see their head snap back. He can run, and when he gets there, he gets there with bad intentions.

“He can cover. He can play (against) running backs. He can match up against tight ends. He may have some size issues, but there are ways to get by that with technique and leverage. There’s nothing bad for me to say about Roquan.”

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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:03 pm 
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I'm good with that pick.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:04 pm 
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Was hoping for a deal like the Bucs got, or Nelson.

I’m good with Smith.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:09 pm 
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WagonForce wrote:
Was hoping for a deal like the Bucs got, or Nelson.

I’m good with Smith.

Felt the same, but this guy should be ready to be an impact right away and for years to come. He is not a project and can contribute at a high level. Def feel good about it.


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:11 pm 
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I think he'll be right in the middle, making the calls on the fly and quarterbacking the defense. I think he'll be a star.

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Watched every Georgia game last season (son is a huge Georgia fan), kid is a stud.


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Nelson was my #1. Smith was my #2. I like the pick a lot. Hopefully they still figure out a way to get Kawasaki on the field.


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wab wrote:
Nelson was my #1. Smith was my #2. I like the pick a lot. Hopefully they still figure out a way to get Kawasaki on the field.


Trevathan is hurt a lot, so that should help.


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So god damn excited. This kids a star.

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I wanted a pass rusher, but this really was the next best thing ESPECIALLY if Vic Fangio thinks this kid is his Patrick Willis.

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