Re: A look at the 2012 NFL draft
[quote user="Redeyejedi"][quote user="Raptor22"][quote user="Redeyejedi"][quote user="nycsportzfan"]I knew Jason pIerre paul's arm length combined with his athletic ability was gonna be a huge weapon for who ever drafted him! Dudes a beast and its not often i see guys who don't have a TON of expierence and think there gonna be good rather quickly in the NFL but JPP was one guy i did! Becasue of how quickly he produced from his what 1yr of high school ball to 1yr of Community college to one yr of Bigtime college ball? He didn't need any time to pick it up at those levels and i figured then that he was just one of those rare breeds of player that just has a calling card to play football and picks it up quickly and he has! most were downright fearful of picking him in RD 1 as they thought he had BUST written all over him but because of how quickly he seemed to pick things up at his prior levels he grew on me and became a guy i wanted and thought would produce quickly! Great pick!
[/quote]U have to remember JPP struggled for the first 10 games last year.He graded out last year as one of the worst pass rushers in the NFL.He got way more snaps then he was supposed to because of Kiwis injury.This allowed him to work out the kinks and by week 11 he started to figure it out.Kiwis injury I believe pushed his development a year up. That being said the growthnow to Year 2 has been staggering. To go from where he was at South Florida to the player that was on the field last night is insane[/quote]
Want something really scary/awesome to think about? Try this:
What if JPP is actually following something like a normal rookie learning curve? Moderate contributions year 1, steps forward year 2... and then a leap up in year 3 (and he'll actually have a full off/pre-season following a full year). And, he should be about done maturing... I think he's added about 15lbs since the start of last year, and I don't see any lack of speed.
Just think what it could mean if the past two games are just a stepping stone to something greater (and more importantly, what it could mean playing across from a healthy Tuck, with a healthy secondary behind him)...
[/quote]Yeah that was the point of my post.Im saying he had his learning curve push forward by Kiwanukas injury. He wouldnt of played as many snaps last year had Kiwanuka not been injured.Hence he is a year ahead of schedule in his development. The best thing that happened to the Giants was letting him get on the field as much as he did because he learned the speed of the game. This year he came in and took off because he got to play so much last year because Kiwi was gone[/quote] I here ya but the point is he contributed and played well as a rookie Certainly enough that we could all see this coming clear as day I didn't know the ones who said he was raw and gonna take awhile meant it was gonna be a whole 6games or so of his first Regular season lol To me when someone is supposedly so raw and what not coming outta college it means its gonna take em a yr or 2 before there playing fantastic football I think its safe to say that if u thought it was gonna take awhile for JPP to be a beast u were simply wrong No big deal though as in your case your right alot more then wrong on draft stuff
I do like bringing up our hits and misses as kinda a in good fun competitve thing between Giants mb draft nuts lol As much time as we put in on this stuff U gotta enjoy being right seeing how its so easy to be wrong lol