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[NFL Draft 2015] Houston Texans Select Jaelen Strong - 70th overall

Discussion in 'Houston Texans' started by sugrlndkid, May 1, 2015.

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How do you like Jaelen Strong?

  1. Total steal

    129 vote(s)
    89.0%
  2. Injury concerns

    4 vote(s)
    2.8%
  3. Shouldve gone a different direction

    12 vote(s)
    8.3%
  1. sugrlndkid

    sugrlndkid Member

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    Guessing Clutch and Castro are busy...
    How do yall like this pick?

    They traded with the Jets to move up. More details to come.
     
  2. cardpire

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    tmactoyao Member

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    love it! i wanted him if we were gonna go receiver. he has really good hands and could be a poor man's AJ. great possession receiver and has size.
     
  4. justtxyank

    justtxyank Contributing Member

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    Hate it. Wanted Lockett. Hate that both of the guys I wanted them to get were nabbed just before we traded up for them.
     
  5. rocketpower2

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    Hope he proves me wrong.
     
  6. IronTexan93

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    Don't really like it. We still don't have a guy that can go over the top of a defense. Strong is a poor mans Hopkins.
     
  7. LonghornFan

    LonghornFan Contributing Member

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    Can someone post some youtube highlights or links to the players? I'm at the Astros game but would like to read something on the way home.
     
  8. Sydeffect

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    Strengths:
    Excellent red-zone weapon
    Can make tough, contested receptions
    Superb on back-shoulder throws
    Skilled working the sideline
    Body control
    Physical
    Dangerous run-after-the-catch receiver
    Good hands
    Uses size very well
    Quality route-runner
    Play-maker in college
    Quickness
    Can get separation
    Weapon on third down
    Good production
    Safe pick to turn into a quality contributor
    Adept at finding soft spots in zone
    Tough; plays injured
    Blocking potential
    Polished
    Upside
    Hard worker
    Experienced and successful against good college talent
    Should be able to play immediately




    Weaknesses:
    Lacks deep speed
    Should improve route-running

    Read more at http://walterfootball.com/scoutingreport2015jstrong.php#TVvllmOzopqyrebX.99
     
  9. Sydeffect

    Sydeffect Member

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    Sorry for double post, I love this pick

    But... it kind of is worrisome so many WR's went ahead of him. Not saying it's a bad pick, but what is it that NFL GM's know about him that we don't?
     
  10. Two Sandwiches

    Two Sandwiches Contributing Member

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    Love it. He's kind of a mix of Hopkins and Andre. Probably won't be as good as either but he's a steal at this point. Our receiving corps is solid.

    What was the trade?
     
  11. Sydeffect

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    Texans select Jaelen Strong. Jets get DeVier Posey, 82nd pick (Round 3), 152 pick (Round 5) & a 7th-rounder.(Cleveland Pick)
     
  12. Two Sandwiches

    Two Sandwiches Contributing Member

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    He was frustrated about the rumours of needing surgery on his wrist and apparently blew off teams wanting to recheck it. He had already been cleared I believe.
     
  13. rocketpower2

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    Yes. Inconsistent route running, plays slower than combine time, tough time getting separation.

    Wins at the catch point though.
     
  14. Two Sandwiches

    Two Sandwiches Contributing Member

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    Thanks.


    Not bad.
     
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  15. rezdawg

    rezdawg Contributing Member

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    Strong pick, I like it.
     
  16. Airdough

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    I guess an outside rusher will have to come via trade. The coaching staff must also prefer Savage to anything left in this draft as well.
     
  17. Commodore

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    it's a complete steal. He could turn out to be a taller version of keenan mccardell, one of my favorite receivers with great body control in the mid 90s, also sank in draft due to injury speculation, though in his case it was legit.
     
  19. AFS

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    Tons of mock drafts had us taking him 16th overall (which is probably too high). But as a third rounder he's a great pickup.
     

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