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jhamburg
02-09-2012, 09:52 PM
I don't know nearly as much about draft prospects as a lot of you guys do, but looking at some footage of this kid, his intensity and speed remind me a lot of LT. I know we like LBs with pass rushing skills, I could see bringing him on in a Kiwi-type role as Sam or just putting him as full time MLB. Is he likely to be available at 32?

TheEnigma
02-09-2012, 10:00 PM
The problem with this kid is that he can be a bit too intense. He has a knack of getting penalties that can cost a team big time. Also, his 2010 season was much better in terms of gameplay where he kind of just looked lost this year from what I've seen. To me, he's kind of a boom or bust prospect. Either he ends up as a great 4-3 MLB or we'll see this every game...

"Penalty on #xx, unsportsmanlike conduct, 15 yards..."

Spizi
02-09-2012, 10:04 PM
I don't know nearly as much about draft prospects as a lot of you guys do, but looking at some footage of this kid, his intensity and speed remind me a lot of LT. I know we like LBs with pass rushing skills, I could see bringing him on in a Kiwi-type role as Sam or just putting him as full time MLB. Is he likely to be available at 32?

My gut tells me no, but every time I watch his highlights I come away saying "He has the potential to be an All-Pro!"

Anyone on here knows that if there is a team that can tap Burficts potential, it's the Giants. After another Super Bowl in 4 years I'm willing to be a little risky.

Neverend
02-09-2012, 10:05 PM
Very undisciplined and out of control. He's an explosive athlete, but he's pretty bad in zone coverage which is paramount in our system.

Spizi
02-09-2012, 10:09 PM
Very undisciplined and out of control. He's an explosive athlete, but he's pretty bad in zone coverage which is paramount in our system.

I've seen scouting reports that say he is good in zone lol...

jhamburg
02-09-2012, 10:15 PM
The problem with this kid is that he can be a bit too intense. He has a knack of getting penalties that can cost a team big time. Also, his 2010 season was much better in terms of gameplay where he kind of just looked lost this year from what I've seen. To me, he's kind of a boom or bust prospect. Either he ends up as a great 4-3 MLB or we'll see this every game...

"Penalty on #xx, unsportsmanlike conduct, 15 yards..."

The thing is, I kind of like the idea of having a scary defense that gets into other teams' heads a little. I think QBs are already afraid of our pass rush, and if we have this psychopath patrolling the middle of the field that will add to the allure.

Neverend
02-09-2012, 10:19 PM
Very undisciplined and out of control. He's an explosive athlete, but he's pretty bad in zone coverage which is paramount in our system.

I've seen scouting reports that say he is good in zone lol...

Well scouting reports are very subjective. When you watch him in games he plays undisciplined with his run keys and tends to freelance in zone coverage a lot (not keying routes, relying too much looking into backfield, etc.). The guy is a tremendous athlete but I'm not sure if he's a great fit in this read-and-react system where the linebackers need to be very disciplined in their run keys and excel in zone (look how much jacquian williams was struggling this season)

TheEnigma
02-09-2012, 10:43 PM
The problem with this kid is that he can be a bit too intense. He has a knack of getting penalties that can cost a team big time. Also, his 2010 season was much better in terms of gameplay where he kind of just looked lost this year from what I've seen. To me, he's kind of a boom or bust prospect. Either he ends up as a great 4-3 MLB or we'll see this every game...

"Penalty on #xx, unsportsmanlike conduct, 15 yards..."

The thing is, I kind of like the idea of having a scary defense that gets into other teams' heads a little. I think QBs are already afraid of our pass rush, and if we have this psychopath patrolling the middle of the field that will add to the allure.I completely understand that but in case I have him confused with another player, I'm pretty sure we're talking about the same guy who was asked NOT TO RETURN for his senior season from his team.

That's a big red flag for me if it's true. Let me look and confirm first though.

BlueSanta
02-10-2012, 01:46 AM
Did the footage you saw show you his being benched this past season?

Did it show you his leading college football in Personal fouls? Did it show how some of the personal fouls that lost his team games by extending drives ?

Did the footage show how 1 time, after another ridiculous personal foul, the coaches eventually had to call a timeout just because he wouldnt come out of the game?

Did it show how in 1 game he threw a punch at 1 guy, headbutted the opposing Qb after the play, and choked a another player? That's like a hat trick.

Its just too risky for a 1st round selection. A guy with that level of immaturity doesnt belong in NYC. The media here will eat him alive if the nightlife doesnt.

bLuereverie
02-10-2012, 07:32 AM
I'll take Burfict....

...in round 4.

MikeIsaGiant
02-10-2012, 11:47 AM
I'm sure he can be disciplined here.

No discipline isn't the issue.

I've seen footage of him, and I want him here

Voldamort
02-10-2012, 11:51 AM
big hitter,will he be there at 32?

Kase-1
02-10-2012, 12:07 PM
I gotta say, I LOOOOVE the guys intensity, but id rather us look at a RT or someone in the 2ndary before we look at LBs.

Hopefully we'll have Goff coming back and if we do, then we'll be set at LBs

TheEnigma
02-10-2012, 12:14 PM
Remember when Brandon Jacobs threw his helmet and it went into the stands at Lucas Oil Stadium in that Colts game in 2010?

Yeah, I kinda worry that this kid has the potential to do something like that EVERY game.

There's intensity and then, "holy crap, this guy is literally a maniac".

Martyr
02-10-2012, 12:18 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft him

Shockeyitus
02-10-2012, 12:19 PM
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heavyhitter
02-10-2012, 02:31 PM
<font size="2">Not w/ the 1st round pick, but he's too good of talent to pass up on if he's there in round 2 by some chance. </font>
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THE_New_York_Giants
02-10-2012, 02:35 PM
The problem with this kid is that he can be a bit too intense. He has a knack of getting penalties that can cost a team big time. Also, his 2010 season was much better in terms of gameplay where he kind of just looked lost this year from what I've seen. To me, he's kind of a boom or bust prospect. Either he ends up as a great 4-3 MLB or we'll see this every game...

"Penalty on #xx, unsportsmanlike conduct, 15 yards..."

The thing is, I kind of like the idea of having a scary defense that gets into other teams' heads a little. I think QBs are already afraid of our pass rush, and if we have this psychopath patrolling the middle of the field that will add to the allure.
This kids psychosis reminds me of Lawrence Taylor so much. Teams FEAR players like him. Sure he'll get an unsportsman like here and there, but everyone on the field will be wanting to know where he is. I love Burfict.

THE_New_York_Giants
02-10-2012, 02:36 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft him
What did the Giants do with LT? guys like that, you let them do whatever the hell they want and let them be maniacs on the field.

jhamburg
02-10-2012, 02:39 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft him
What did the Giants do with LT? guys like that, you let them do whatever the hell they want and let them be maniacs on the field.

I agree with you, I'm willing to take a risk. Then again, you could also argue that LT himself would be suspended constantly in today's NFL.

heavyhitter
02-10-2012, 02:39 PM
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jhamburg
02-10-2012, 02:43 PM
<font size="2">Remember this guy, a lot of Giant fans wanted him a couple years back as well. Not saying this will happen w/ Burfict but his on field issues won't be overlooked.</font>

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Yeah, but everyone keeps implying that he's going to get arrested if he plays for us but has he even gotten into any trouble off the field? I mean I know there's a correlation there, but just because you're super intense on the field doesn't mean you're a troublemaker in general. Think Ndamukong Suh.

THE_New_York_Giants
02-10-2012, 02:45 PM
<font size="2">Remember this guy, a lot of Giant fans wanted him a couple years back as well. Not saying this will happen w/ Burfict but his on field issues won't be overlooked.</font>

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Yeah, but everyone keeps implying that he's going to get arrested if he plays for us but has he even gotten into any trouble off the field? I mean I know there's a correlation there, but just because you're super intense on the field doesn't mean you're a troublemaker in general. Think Ndamukong Suh.
I would still take Suh. Suh is a monster.

giantman8493
02-10-2012, 02:49 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft himCocaine!!!! is what he will do when he gets money.

heavyhitter
02-10-2012, 02:50 PM
<font size="2">Remember this guy, a lot of Giant fans wanted him a couple years back as well. Not saying this will happen w/ Burfict but his on field issues won't be overlooked.</font>

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Yeah, but everyone keeps implying that he's going to get arrested if he plays for us but has he even gotten into any trouble off the field? I mean I know there's a correlation there, but just because you're super intense on the field doesn't mean you're a troublemaker in general. Think Ndamukong Suh.<font size="2">Like I said, there's no question the talent is there, but I'm just not a fan of taking him at 32 overall. If he's still on the board in round 2, the value/need/desire/talent/potential is all there and you gotta take the guy IMO. He's a classic "boom or bust", "hit or miss" type prospect.</font>

THE_New_York_Giants
02-10-2012, 03:07 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft himCocaine!!!! is what he will do when he gets money.
like LT?

BlueSanta
02-10-2012, 04:40 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft himCocaine!!!! is what he will do when he gets money.
like LT?

I really hate when people make that comparison. LT was never a bad teammate. Some of Burficts own teammates implied he hurt them more last year than he helped.

LT had personal issues, but they never lost us football games. Burfict's problems did lose ASU football games. Its just that simple. Its also a different day and age. Likely LT would not have been able to do the things today that he did back then(im talking the off the field stuff here).

Then there is Burficts 2011 tape. Its very average. In 2010, he was a star. In 2011 he wasnt even the best LB on his own team.

Lastly, there is the Giants. An organization known for drafting character with a head coach who values character. I just dont see this team drafting him at 32. Now, maybe if he falls deeper into the draft, then he becomes a worthy gamble. But with the amount a 1st rounder earns, and potential sunk cost of drafting a guy who could be a boom or complete bust, I just dont see any way we take him at 32. Its not Giant-like.

gmen0820
02-10-2012, 04:49 PM
He can be really good. I don't think he gets taken in round 1 though.

bLuereverie
02-10-2012, 07:48 PM
First of all, he has no off the field issues. Everything in question has to do with his on-field exploits, which deservingly has him falling lower and lower. There is nothing LT about him. He won't play MLB in Fewell's system.

PRFan
02-10-2012, 08:17 PM
Anyone thinks the Ravens pass him up?? I don't.

BlueSanta
02-10-2012, 08:23 PM
Steelers could take him too. He definitely fits a 3-4 system better and James Ferrier has been around since God was a child. But, they also need a nt.

giantman8493
02-10-2012, 09:10 PM
I don't want him at all, what's he going to do after he gets paid? Id like to think the giants steer clear let the Bengels draft himCocaine!!!! is what he will do when he gets money.
like LT?

I really hate when people make that comparison. LT was never a bad teammate. Some of Burficts own teammates implied he hurt them more last year than he helped.

LT had personal issues, but they never lost us football games. Burfict's problems did lose ASU football games. Its just that simple. Its also a different day and age. Likely LT would not have been able to do the things today that he did back then(im talking the off the field stuff here).

Then there is Burficts 2011 tape. Its very average. In 2010, he was a star. In 2011 he wasnt even the best LB on his own team.

Lastly, there is the Giants. An organization known for drafting character with a head coach who values character. I just dont see this team drafting him at 32. Now, maybe if he falls deeper into the draft, then he becomes a worthy gamble. But with the amount a 1st rounder earns, and potential sunk cost of drafting a guy who could be a boom or complete bust, I just dont see any way we take him at 32. Its not Giant-like.
What does this have to do with cocaine? its a rich person drug. And it seems to fit his personality. .....idk

TheEnigma
02-10-2012, 09:32 PM
He can be really good. I don't think he gets taken in round 1 though.Agreed. If other players have their stocks rise (Doug Martin, Mike Martin, Fleener, etc) I could see Burfict's suffer due to his character issues and it's also possible that at this point, many teams already have him removed from their boards completely. If he falls, he could end up as a mid 2nd.

Martyr
02-10-2012, 09:40 PM
Steelers could take him too. He definitely fits a 3-4 system better and James Ferrier has been around since God was a child. But, they also need a nt.
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Casey Hampton retiring?</P>


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gmen0820
02-10-2012, 10:09 PM
Anyone thinks the Ravens pass him up?? I don't.I think it goes further then them taking ther shot on talented yet troubled players (a la Jimmy Smith), but you gotta keep in mind, he had some pretty bad tape on him this year, not first round tape.

I mentioned earlier that I can see this kid falling far, 3rd round type far.

giantman8493
02-11-2012, 07:33 PM
Anyone thinks the Ravens pass him up?? I don't.I think it goes further then them taking ther shot on talented yet troubled players (a la Jimmy Smith), but you gotta keep in mind, he had some pretty bad tape on him this year, not first round tape.

I mentioned earlier that I can see this kid falling far, 3rd round type far.all it takes is one of the 32 teams to have a first round grade on him...

gmen0820
02-11-2012, 09:15 PM
Anyone thinks the Ravens pass him up?? I don't.I think it goes further then them taking ther shot on talented yet troubled players (a la Jimmy Smith), but you gotta keep in mind, he had some pretty bad tape on him this year, not first round tape.

I mentioned earlier that I can see this kid falling far, 3rd round type far.all it takes is one of the 32 teams to have a first round grade on him...And who is to say that he is the highest rated first round graded player...?

BlueSanta
02-11-2012, 09:17 PM
Steelers could take him too. He definitely fits a 3-4 system better and James Ferrier has been around since God was a child. But, they also need a nt.
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Its been rumored. Even if he doesnt, he wasnt himself this year. He had some nagging injuries and It was the 1st time in years teams were able to run vs the Steelers, and they did it up the middle. Like much of the Steelers defense, he is old(turns 35 by next season) and they need to look for a replacement. Ive read multiple sorces saying they have their eye on the Poe kid out of Memphis as a NT replacement for Hampton.

And for the record. I think casey Hampton is the most underapreciated defensive player of the last 10 years. The guy has been a legendary space eater for the Steelers for a long time.

However, if the cards dont fall their way I think the next position they look at is ILB. Ferrior is up there too.

moecoastie
02-11-2012, 09:20 PM
Im a big VB fan. He's a good guy off the field, a tornado of destruction and pain on the field. Unfortunately, his intensity often times gets his team into trouble.

This is where TC and the entire NYG org steps in.

if we get this guy at 32 I will be out the door getting his jersey ASAP. He's something special.

At the end of the day, this NYG org. and Reese can do no wrong. Theyve proven to the world that you can never doubt what they can accomplish. Whatever they choose to do, I have no doubt in my mind they will make the best choice for the NYG.

Spizi
02-12-2012, 02:12 AM
at the end of the day we don't NEED a linebacker early. We have a lot of young guys who I believe will eventually become stars.

JWill is our future WLB and I have high hopes for Jones or Herzlich in the middle.

As long as we keep stocking that DLine with beasts then we don't need an impact linebacker.

jaxnygmen
02-12-2012, 10:00 PM
If he is there then draft him. Bring in Carson and Banks as consultants. He has the strength, motor, and toughness. He is a bit of a hot head but with experience around him that can be dealt with.

PIERCEnumber58rules
02-27-2012, 05:48 AM
I would love to see this psychopath wearing blue! What intensity. He's like the Mike Tyson of linebackers. Saw his YouTube highlights. I love the attitude!

Giants_Dude
02-27-2012, 11:39 AM
I say draft him, I don't want him to hurt Eli. After a few good hefty fines he will learn to
settle down.

titwio
02-27-2012, 12:04 PM
The Ravens are a perfect fit for him. What better mentor is there than Ray Lewis... and Ray is getting up there in age so, If I had to make a guess I'd say he's going to end up in Baltimore.

They have a way of taming young guys with off the field issues...Jimmy Smith as an example.

TuckYou
02-27-2012, 02:04 PM
The Ravens are a perfect fit for him. What better mentor is there than Ray Lewis... and Ray is getting up there in age so, If I had to make a guess I'd say he's going to end up in Baltimore. They have a way of taming young guys with off the field issues...Jimmy Smith as an example.</P>


Im thinking the same exact thing. Late 1st sounds about right with his "issues" but Baltimore fits him well. Leaning how to deal with temper from a guy like Ray Lewis is perfect for Burfict. </P>

TuckYou
02-27-2012, 02:50 PM
4.92 40 time. No good compared to the other LBs running. In fact, so far the worst by .3 seconds.

Neverend
02-27-2012, 03:00 PM
4.92 40 time. No good compared to the other LBs running. In fact, so far the worst by .3 seconds.

Speaks volumes about his work ethic

bLuereverie
02-27-2012, 03:10 PM
4.92 40 time. No good compared to the other LBs running. In fact, so far the worst by .3 seconds.

Speaks volumes about his work ethic

It's not his fault. Didn't you hear? He's the best LB in the draft. The coaches just messed him up.

Danny1024
02-27-2012, 03:54 PM
People are saying he came to the combine out of shape? How does that happen? This kid has no work ethic and it'll show during the draft. He's a 3rd rounder at best now.

TheEnigma
02-27-2012, 04:05 PM
I love how Dontari Poe almost had a better time than Burfict. That's hilarious if you ask me.

BlueSanta
02-27-2012, 04:35 PM
I love how Dontari Poe almost had a better time than Burfict. That's hilarious if you ask me.

Hmm...almost? Am I misreading the ticker? He DID have a better number than Burfict.

buddy33
02-27-2012, 04:37 PM
Didn't Poe run a 4.86?

heavyhitter
02-27-2012, 04:45 PM
Anyone thinks the Ravens pass him up?? I don't.I think it goes further then them taking ther shot on talented yet troubled players (a la Jimmy Smith), but you gotta keep in mind, he had some pretty bad tape on him this year, not first round tape.

I mentioned earlier that I can see this kid falling far, 3rd round type far.all it takes is one of the 32 teams to have a first round grade on him...I honestly don't think any of the 32 teams have a 1st round grade on him (specially after today).

TheEnigma
02-27-2012, 04:50 PM
I love how Dontari Poe almost had a better time than Burfict. That's hilarious if you ask me.

Hmm...almost? Am I misreading the ticker? He DID have a better number than Burfict.
I was going with the official times but true he did.

heavyhitter
02-27-2012, 04:56 PM
I'm not sure if VB is even on the Giants radar. After today, is he even a top 100 pick?

titwio
02-27-2012, 04:58 PM
Didn't Poe run a 4.86?

4.96 official

TheEnigma
02-27-2012, 05:01 PM
Maybe it's because I really despise this kids character and now horrible combine performance but does he really even deserve to be drafted at this point? He wasn't even that good in the 2011 season.

titwio
02-27-2012, 05:04 PM
Maybe it's because I really despise this kids character and now horrible combine performance but does he really even deserve to be drafted at this point? He wasn't even that good in the 2011 season.

I'm going to say he'll rebound at his Pro Day like most guys do after a bad Combine and he'll land in the 3rd round to a team like the Ravens.

The guy still has an enormous amount of potential...He just needs the right guys around him and who better than Ravens and Ray Lewis.

heavyhitter
02-27-2012, 05:27 PM
Maybe it's because I really despise this kids character and now horrible combine performance but does he really even deserve to be drafted at this point? He wasn't even that good in the 2011 season.

I'm going to say he'll rebound at his Pro Day like most guys do after a bad Combine and he'll land in the 3rd round to a team like the Ravens.

<font size="3">The guy still has an enormous amount of potential.</font>..He just needs the right guys around him and who better than Ravens and Ray Lewis.Potential &amp; talent, he just can't seem to get in together I guess. I was listening to McShay on SC about a week back &amp; he was talking about how VB has good speed and it's his interviews that will determine where he gets drafted. This guy is a classic boom or bust, "hit or miss" type prospect and that 40 time today was just terrible, I mean really terrible.

gmen0820
02-27-2012, 05:51 PM
People were surprised when I said Burfict would fall far, 3rd 4th round range.

That was with the bad tape aside. This kid might go 5th 6th round now IMO.

Axels15
02-27-2012, 05:53 PM
Apparently Burfict's interviews have been atrocious.

Don't want him

sharick88
02-27-2012, 06:00 PM
I was onboard until he has had an absolutely horrible combine in both performance drills and interviews. Reports are saying that he is really stinking up the joint

TheBookOfEli
02-27-2012, 06:36 PM
Wow this guy was first round talent at one point.

He has fallen so badly that i wouldn't be surprised if he doesn't get drafted.

Terrible.

slipknottin
02-27-2012, 11:35 PM
Wow this guy was first round talent at one point.

No he wasent. Everyone wanted him to be a first rounder because he can hit.

Everything else about him is and has been disappointing.

DownWitJPP
02-28-2012, 12:20 AM
I love how Dontari Poe almost had a better time than Burfict. That's hilarious if you ask me.

Poe did in fact run a better time than Burfict

Poe = 4.98 at a weight of 346 LBS
Burfict = 5.09 248 LBS

Almost 100 LBS Heavier!!!

none of the linebackers really impressed me Kuechly and Lavonte David looked ok

Hightower looked stiff as a board in his drills

PIERCEnumber58rules
02-28-2012, 12:31 AM
I was onboard until he has had an absolutely horrible combine in both performance drills and interviews. Reports are saying that he is really stinking up the joint

Me too. He really blew it with a bad Combine. I was thinking (in my non-expert opinion!) that he could've been a 2nd round pick. After today, I think he'll go somewhere 3rd-5th round. Heck, I'd still take him, especially as a later round pick. Wouldn't touch him in the first 2 rounds though.