Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:28 pm

I’ve never even heard of this kid.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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wab wrote:
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I’ve never even heard of this kid.
Same. He's pretty small for an OT or an OG, you know....positions of need.

I don't think he can play safety. His bio says he runs a 4.38 40 yard dash. So basically, we are becoming the Raiders from the Al Davis days.....just draft guys who are really fast. Don't worry about if they can play, just make sure they can run really fast.

That's two guys they traded up for who no one has heard of who would probably have been there in the 6th round....

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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:36 pm

Mitchy loooooves small receivers. But seriously, nice player, but what's going on here boys?
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:39 pm

Apparently Pace is all in on the "our offensive line sucked because of coaching" theory. He'd better be right or that seat is going to get mighty hot.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:40 pm

This article got me hype for him. I actually love Pace's apparent "draft a WR every year" approach.

Also, without fail my favorite thing about the nfl draft is fans getting furious because they've never heard of a player. (ESPECIALLY on day 3)
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Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:42 pm

I am a big, big Mooney fan. I love this pick.
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No future picks traded? A+, Pace. Well done. I have no other thoughts on this trade
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:52 pm

The 3 sites I rely on have him:
33rd WR = typically undrafted
48 = not even a consideration to be drafted
58 = probably gets a camp invite. probably.

2 secondaries have:
32 = typically undrafted
36 = but 220 overall, which is a high R7

At a quick glance, I can buy him being somewhat underrated - but a R5 tradeup? Enough with the Allred-ing already.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:52 pm

RustyTrubisky wrote:
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This article got me hype for him. I actually love Pace's apparent "draft a WR every year" approach.

Also, without fail my favorite thing about the nfl draft is fans getting furious because they've never heard of a player. (ESPECIALLY on day 3)
By Monday they'll be projecting him in the starting slot position.
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Turbo Jr. Has nice tape.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:57 pm

MoFugger wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:52 pm
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Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:40 pm


This article got me hype for him. I actually love Pace's apparent "draft a WR every year" approach.

Also, without fail my favorite thing about the nfl draft is fans getting furious because they've never heard of a player. (ESPECIALLY on day 3)
By Monday they'll be projecting him in the starting slot position.
slow down buddy, he's no daniel braverman
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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RustyTrubisky wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:57 pm
MoFugger wrote:
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By Monday they'll be projecting him in the starting slot position.
slow down buddy, he's no daniel braverman
Did y’all see Braverman’s Ohio State tape tho??
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I like idea of adding speed.
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Johnny Knox
Sadly, the NFL comparisons I've found were players whose careers ended in injury.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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Middleguard wrote:
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mmmc_35 wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:21 pm
Johnny Knox
Sadly, the NFL comparisons I've found were players whose careers ended in injury.
Well when you are 175lbs it's rare a man can physically withstand getting hit by 250lbers.
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Sadly, the NFL comparisons I've found were players whose careers ended in injury.
Well when you are 175lbs it's rare a man can physically withstand getting hit by 250lbers.
70" @176# is a scrawniness index of 105. By no means the skinniest WR the Bears have had.
The player who comes to mind is Marvin Harrison. 72" @185# is a scrawniness index of 103. 188 career starts.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:00 pm
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Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:23 pm


Well when you are 175lbs it's rare a man can physically withstand getting hit by 250lbers.
70" @176# is a scrawniness index of 105. By no means the skinniest WR the Bears have had.
The player who comes to mind is Marvin Harrison. 72" @185# is a scrawniness index of 103. 188 career starts.
Well I think you proved the toughest dude to play.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

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Middleguard wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:00 pm
mmmc_35 wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:23 pm


Well when you are 175lbs it's rare a man can physically withstand getting hit by 250lbers.
70" @176# is a scrawniness index of 105. By no means the skinniest WR the Bears have had.
The player who comes to mind is Marvin Harrison. 72" @185# is a scrawniness index of 103. 188 career starts.
Well I think you proved the toughest dude to play.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:58 pm

makaur wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:30 pm
wab wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:28 pm
I’ve never even heard of this kid.
Same. He's pretty small for an OT or an OG, you know....positions of need.

I don't think he can play safety. His bio says he runs a 4.38 40 yard dash. So basically, we are becoming the Raiders from the Al Davis days.....just draft guys who are really fast. Don't worry about if they can play, just make sure they can run really fast.

That's two guys they traded up for who no one has heard of who would probably have been there in the 6th round....

:frustrated:
A speedy WR than can take the top of a defense was a need too.

You having never heard of someone has no bearing on where a guy was projected. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that the traded a few spots ahead of the Packers. Also, all teams are trying to get faster at WR because of the Chiefs success.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sun Apr 26, 2020 5:07 am

From what I’m reading, Pace and his scouts were obsessed with Mooney, and coveted him enough to trade up to get him. His biggest achievement was having a great game against the corner that went 30th overall, and he’s got great speed.

At his current size, he’s going to get clocked going across the middle and not get back up on his own two feet. He could be a nifty weapon, but he’s in desperate need of some bulk.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:10 am

Couple things...

Love this kids speed and route running...

The ability to protect yourself or take hits is absolutely a trait. Cohen has it...Knox did not, Shaheen does not. Not sure if this kid does....
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Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:07 am

Yes some players do roll with hits better then others. There is also in general genetic traits. Some people have loser joints leading to more injuries. Some may have predisposition to mechanical movements that lead to injury. Etc.

Knox's injury was a fluke. That hit is a 1 and a billion. Size would have helped but that shit would hurt anyone.

However size does help with impacts. It's common sense. 2 objects can not exist in the same space. Force is mass times acceleration squared in which people often miscalculate masses importance in the formula.
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Re: Rd5, P173: WR Darnell Mooney, Tulane

Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:25 am

I wasn’t referring to just the one Knox play..Time after time Knox was taking cringe worthy hits.
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cblaz11 wrote:
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Couple things...

Love this kids speed and route running...

The ability to protect yourself or take hits is absolutely a trait. Cohen has it...Knox did not, Shaheen does not. Not sure if this kid does....
My TC eyes told me that Knox was about 5'11" and 160#, much thinner and more frail.
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