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tucotiger
Member since Dec 2012
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Kicker question?

Hello, guys! I'm new of course and follow y'all and the topics are good reading. My question is the Garrett Hartley guy is a questionable kicker, not impressed at all even though he made the kick that led to a Super Bowl. Tulane's kicker is really impressive and looks to be the real thing. I know the Saints have had to taken notice. Do they draft him late and hope no other team hadn't noticed which I think will be doubtful or they they just try and sign him as a free agent??


saintsfan22
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baton rouge
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re: Kicker question?
He's not in the draft


tucotiger
Member since Dec 2012
324 posts

re: Kicker question?
He isn't comin out?


saintsfan22
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baton rouge
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re: Kicker question?
No. Kickers aren't crazy enough to come out early unless they're Brad Wing


Big Floppy TDs
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re: Kicker question?
Don't draft a kicker, pick him up as a UDFA


Davie Crocket
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Don't draft a kicker, pick him up as a UDFA

or we can go Al Davis on everyone and draft him with our first round pick

we need to worry about our defense first, then our kicker


tucotiger
Member since Dec 2012
324 posts

re: Kicker question?
He's won every award there is this past season. I thought he would come out to get paid. Free agency or draft. The Saints drafted Morestead so I thought they may roll the dice on him as well because Hartley is a gamble.


Hazelnut
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tucotiger
Member since Dec 2012
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well, the defense will be atken care of no doubt, but I figured they take this kicker with a 6th round pick or something.


tucotiger
Member since Dec 2012
324 posts

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Oh, you want a new kicker?
are you comfortable with Hartley? didn't see the pic til just now. Is he better than Santos?
This post was edited on 1/22 at 11:13 pm


Jones
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Member since Oct 2005
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the defense will be atken care of no doubt, but I figured they take this kicker with a 6th round pick or something.




i figure we pick some defensive player with the 6th and 7th round picks.


tucotiger
Member since Dec 2012
324 posts

re: Kicker question?
so defense throughout! I hear you.


tigersint
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Lafayette
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re: Kicker question?
We should just sign kasey again


Jones
New Orleans Saints Fan
Member since Oct 2005
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re: Kicker question?
yea i mean you never know we might find some colston type defensive guy in that later round. kickers arent the position that have people that just suddenly explode onto the scene in the nfl out of college where they were a relatively unknown.

hartley does make me nervous though


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Brettesaurus Rex
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I wouldn't mind the Tulane kid or the Fla State kid. Both were great


504hornets
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I would prefer Santos cause he's use to playing in the dome


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Hoodoo Man
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tucotiger


Anyway, welcome to Saints Talk.


htran90
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re: Kicker question?
as long as the kicker can hit 90%+ under 40 yards that's all I ask for. I don't expect someone to consistently have a blair walsh year with 10/10 for 50yards+

I just want consistency for short kicks, is that so much to ask for?!


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Bottom9
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re: Kicker question?
I trust in Garrett Hartley


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Sho Nuff
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Member since Feb 2009
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or we can go Al Davis on everyone and draft him with our first round pick


Not sure of where Sea Bass would have gone, but at least he's been "worth" it for the Raiders. I would never want to see the Saints draft a kicker higher than a late pick, but ole Al did his thang.
quote:

we need to worry about our defense first, then our kicker


Ya, I wouldn't mind seeing every pick go for D unless they can get a nice OL pick.


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