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  • Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

    He has not played since the 2009-2010 season ended. And the next time he suits up will be the 2012-2013 season. That's 3 years that he's been out of football.... any chance he comes back next season and makes an impact or is all hope lost?

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    Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

    Impossible to know but he should heal without a problem.

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    • #3
      Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

      Jerry Reese likes to roll the dice with some of these athletes. I had a feeling Marvin Austin would get hurt...he was out of football for a couple of years and tried to come back during a locked out offseason, that was a disaster waiting to happen. I hope the big fella still cares about playing football at this point. Im just wondering who Reese will roll the dice with next? Another 3-4 OLB project, another mid round talented Lineman trying to protect Eli.

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        Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

        giants have had some big time ****ty luck with draft picks lately. our 1st and 2nd rd pick this year were basically useless due to injury....chad jones who was a 3rd round pick....those are high picks to get zero production out of

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          Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

          [quote user="TrueBlue07"]giants have had some big time ****ty luck with draft picks lately. our 1st and 2nd rd pick this year were basically useless due to injury....chad jones who was a 3rd round pick....those are high picks to get zero production out of
          [/quote]

          when that happens to a team, 99% of the time it sets them back a couple years.

          we're the 1%. imagine we had those guys healthy playing well??

          i think austin can still be a factor. u cant teach talent, and he had some serious talent. warren sapp said that marvin austin was a clone of him. thats high praise. he's got to be healthy, willing to work his *** off this offseason, and then we'll see.

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            Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

            Injuries are part of the luck or unluck of football and injuries are the only thing that holds Reeses drafts back from being utterly insane! THe guys just great at Drafting and picking up Undrafted FA's Could u imagine if this yrs team had John Goff Terrell Thomas Chad JOnes and marvin austin? Wow! Keep drafting how u do Jerry! We'll eventually stay healthy

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              Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

              [quote user="T-Murda84"]Jerry Reese likes to roll the dice with some of these athletes. I had a feeling Marvin Austin would get hurt...he was out of football for a couple of years and tried to come back during a locked out offseason, that was a disaster waiting to happen. I hope the big fella still cares about playing football at this point. Im just wondering who Reese will roll the dice with next? Another 3-4 OLB project, another mid round talented Lineman trying to protect Eli.[/quote]

              Well to be fair, Reese rolled the dice with JPP and he hit the mega millions lmao.

              That gives him the right to roll the dice with whoever else he wants imo.

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              • #8
                Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                Im wondering the progress of Austin, Thomas and Goff. Anyone have any news on these guys?

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                • #9
                  Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                  Why wouldn't Austin be solid? The guy has NFL talent, a high motor and no knee issues. He's in his early 20's and has played football longer than JPP regardless of his absence.

                  It's not like the guy blew out his knee or something.

                  The guy is going to be a monster.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                    If he comes back healthy next year, there's no reason he can't be a pretty good player for us. We have the best Front Four in the league and with the linemen focused on other threats like JPP, Tuck, Osi, Canty, Joseph...don't be surprised to see him slip in and get a few sacks when he has 1 on 1 opportunities.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                      [quote user="giantsfan420"][quote user="TrueBlue07"]giants have had some big time ****ty luck with draft picks lately. our 1st and 2nd rd pick this year were basically useless due to injury....chad jones who was a 3rd round pick....those are high picks to get zero production out of
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                      when that happens to a team, 99% of the time it sets them back a couple years.

                      we're the 1%. imagine we had those guys healthy playing well??

                      i think austin can still be a factor
                      . u cant teach talent, and he had some serious talent. warren sapp said that marvin austin was a clone of him. thats high praise. he's got to be healthy, willing to work his *** off this offseason, and then we'll see.[/quote]

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                        Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                        [quote user="nycsportzfan"]*Injuries are part of the luck or unluck of* football and* injuries are the only thing that holds Reeses drafts back from being utterly insane! THe guys just great at Drafting and picking up Undrafted FA's**** Could u imagine if this yrs team had John Goff** Terrell Thomas** Chad JOnes* and marvin austin?** Wow!* Keep drafting how u do Jerry!* We'll eventually stay healthy
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                        AMEN to that, brother. Reese has nothing to do w/ injuries. Just bad luck. We'll get them all back next year.

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                        • #13
                          Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                          He was not out of football for a couple of years. He missed his senior season due to suspension. The kid is an athletic freak. Yes, he will have had a long lay off, but I believe he claimed that he felt fine physically after the 1 year suspension. He is very young and other than this injury I don't recall ever hearing him having issues.

                          As long as he is rehabbing and working out, has all the OTA's and a full summer camp, and a 4 pre season games I do t see why he won't be able to contribute. The DL could be very good next year with Tuck, JPP, Joseph, Canty, and Austin.

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                            Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                            [quote user="buddy33"]As long as he is rehabbing and working out, has all the OTA's and a full summer camp, and a 4 pre season games I do t see why he won't be able to contribute. The DL could be very good next year with Tuck, JPP, Joseph, Canty, and Austin.[/quote]

                            +1

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                              Re: Marvin Austin; Is there any hope for this guy?

                              When U look at all the games the Giants have lost to injuries to high draft picks since Reese became the GM its staggering.Look at all the guys who have lost a season worth of games

                              Ross 1st
                              Smith 2nd
                              Alford 3rd
                              Phillips 1st
                              Thomas 2nd
                              Goff 5th
                              Sintim 2nd
                              Barden 3rd
                              Brown 4th
                              Beatty 2nd
                              Jones 3rd
                              Austin 2nd



                              Think about this Excluding Linval Joesph every 2nd round pick the Giants have taken since Reese has been the GM has suffered a major injury

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