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Thread: OG Brandon Thomas - Clemson, Tears ACL

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    Breaking OG Brandon Thomas - Clemson, Tears ACL

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...mas-tears-acl/

    Tough break for the kid.

    I know many expected Fins to give him a look in the 2nd/3rd round.

    Wonder how far he drops now, or if someone will take a "Willis McGahee" type risk with him.

    Does anyone know if insurance applies to this?

    I've always wondered what happens if someone comes in for a work out and gets injured during the workout. Do teams have insurance policies covering this? Or is it on the player?

    Similar to Beanie Wells, tore his ACL during a workout with the Ravens.
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    depending on how far he falls grab him late, and ir him for the year. Horrible news for a young man this close to achieving his dream
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    Damn it, could play along the line like Martin. Wanted him in the 2nd.
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    Damn, I wanted him in the the 3rd round.... Change of plans.
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    da beards gonna cry alligator tears...at least i no longer have to worry about us drafting him to play a starting right tackle

    sucks for the kid
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    Already posted. Merge
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    Quote Originally Posted by hooshoops View Post
    da beards gonna cry alligator tears...at least i no longer have to worry about us drafting him to play a starting right tackle

    sucks for the kid

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    Draft: 1. LB Ryan Shazier 2. OL Joel Bitonio 3. WR Donte Moncrief 4. OL Brandon Thomas 5. OT Laurent Duvernay Tardif 6. RB Bo Oliver 7. TBD

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    a guy that big? Not worth the risk, you can pick up him as a FA.
    Quote Originally Posted by MRojas4 View Post
    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...mas-tears-acl/

    Tough break for the kid.

    I know many expected Fins to give him a look in the 2nd/3rd round.

    Wonder how far he drops now, or if someone will take a "Willis McGahee" type risk with him.

    Does anyone know if insurance applies to this?

    I've always wondered what happens if someone comes in for a work out and gets injured during the workout. Do teams have insurance policies covering this? Or is it on the player?

    Similar to Beanie Wells, tore his ACL during a workout with the Ravens.
    "I didn't feel like we had to score," Tannehill said. "I had the mindset we were going to score."

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    I say draft Thomas, sit him for a year on IR and then go sign yourself a 32-year guard who only has a year or so left in the tank (like Evan Mathis), but has starting experience and can handle the job this year if needed.
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    still would be a grat pick.... but sadly not for the phins. need immediate impact and he will need the year to heal. My bet he goes to a team with no imminent issues on the OL and will be a starter next season.
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