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Postby Deadskins » Tue Mar 26, 2013 9:52 am

Chris Luva Luva wrote:People hated the Kirk acquisition last year... Mike got nailed by the local and national media... People here felt it was a wasted pick because we need offensive linemen... Let Mike do his thing, if he wants Rex back, so be it.

I think you're overstating the opposition to that move. Yes, the usual suspects questioned the pick, but the overall response was positive.
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Postby Chris Luva Luva » Tue Mar 26, 2013 10:42 am

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Chris Luva Luva wrote:People hated the Kirk acquisition last year... Mike got nailed by the local and national media... People here felt it was a wasted pick because we need offensive linemen... Let Mike do his thing, if he wants Rex back, so be it.

I think you're overstating the opposition to that move. Yes, the usual suspects questioned the pick, but the overall response was positive.



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Chris Luva Luva wrote:People hated the Kirk acquisition last year... Mike got nailed by the local and national media... People here felt it was a wasted pick because we need offensive linemen... Let Mike do his thing, if he wants Rex back, so be it.

I think you're overstating the opposition to that move. Yes, the usual suspects questioned the pick, but the overall response was positive.


No. It wasn't. The pick was ridiculed by the media. They said RGIII would be jealous. Their were articles talking about and predicting QB controversey. The articles that talked about the reaction that Kirk had to being selected after RGIII. That pick got a lot of attention, negative attention early-on. Then RGIII lit the world on fire. And then RGIII got hurt, showed some fragility and people were happy about the pick and loved it.
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Postby SkinsJock » Tue Mar 26, 2013 11:38 am

I also remember the VERY negative articles from many about the draft and how BAD a job the Redskins had done - PRIMARILY because Mike took Cousins

recently they have said this was a good decision but NONE of them said they were wrong - they almost point to how 'lucky' the FO was in taking Cousins
We are very fortunate to have Kirk Cousins but Griffin has a huge upside IMO

Robert needs to continue to get better and to do that he needs time on the field - hopefully sooner than later

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Postby Deadskins » Tue Mar 26, 2013 12:05 pm

I wasn't talking about the media. Look at the portion of the quote I highlighted in yellow.
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Postby SkinsJock » Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:13 pm

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We are very fortunate to have Kirk Cousins but Griffin has a huge upside IMO

Robert needs to continue to get better and to do that he needs time on the field - hopefully sooner than later

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