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Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by Blast Furnace, Apr 26, 2019.

  1. bleednblackngold

    bleednblackngold Well-Known Member

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    Actually, me too! If he's another Ike Taylor I'd be thrilled.
     
  2. Daddymac10

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    Even as a CB if you have hands of stone, that could be corrected if that player is willing to practice at getting better. Judging by his YouTube highlights, I like the way Layne locates the ball then swats it away. Swatting is good but why not catch it for an interception??
     
  3. Rush2seven

    Rush2seven Well-Known Member

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    Well, swatting is at least a contested catch. Something our current crop of CBs rarely do.
     
  4. CK 13

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    Difference is the round selected. Burns will be fighting for a spot as he should be. What a major disappointment. Another 1st round bust.
     
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  5. mcam

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    The whole development thing is concerning, just because the STeelers have been striking out in that department. I like the pick and hope they do a better job developing corners.
     
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  6. bigbenhotness

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  7. AskQuestionsLater

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    Very mature. Looking forward to seeing him in Training Camp! Hope he pushes hard so that he can be called upon should the worst happen to Joe or Steve. :herewego:



     
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  8. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

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    You guys obviously don't watch college football, if you think Snell is a disappointing 4th round pick.
     
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  9. Ender

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    I’m disappointed in the position taken not the player. Just like last year’s draft. I wanted to see the team take defensive players with the early picks.
     
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  10. jeh1856

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  11. bigbenhotness

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  12. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    I hope Layne works out for the Steelers. It seems like every CB Steelers have drafted over the past 10 years besides Keenan Lewis has been a disappointment.
     
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  13. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

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    I hope Layne gets a chance to play some as a rookie, he could make Haden expendable for 2020. If only our DB coaches can develop some talent in the secondary :facepalm:, Layne had 27 PBU in college.
     
  14. Daddymac10

    Daddymac10 Well-Known Member

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    There's not a situation possible for me to divorce the Steelers. Being from Chicago & cheering the Bears ..I bleed Black & Gold forever
     
  15. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

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  16. AskQuestionsLater

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    Here is hoping Terryl Austin can assist with that. Same goes for Bradley. Another year in the NFL should help.
     
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  17. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

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    Would be nice if Brian Allen and layne work out. Two big corners. Can Austin and Bradley do the job. This would be Allen's 3rd db coach in 3 seasons. Maybe the failed corner mantra can turn around with these coaches finally. Could make a transition from haden very easy after next year if the money isn't right.

    Hey ya never know.:cool:
     

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