Here's my David Thomas highlight video

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by hothead25, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. hothead25

    hothead25 Rookie

    It seems some of you aren't familier with David Thomas, so I put together a quick little highlight video. You guys got a hell of a player. His hands are magnets. I NEVER saw him drop a pass in 4 years. It's nothing special, but here you go.....

    http://media.putfile.com/DT-74

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  2. JJDChE

    JJDChE 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    WOW. :eek:

    Awesome highlight video. I freaking LOVE this guy!

    Thanks a million hothead!
     
  3. skri65

    skri65 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Certaintly seems like he brings a bit more to the table offensively than fauria did.
     
  4. Kdo5

    Kdo5 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Damn, he looks more like a WR from that video. Great skills this guy has. Damn.......Brady....Watson, Branch, Jackson, Caldwell, Dillon, Maroney, Pass, Faulk, Graham, Brown. Not a bad group of targets Bradys gonna have next year. :)
     
  5. Seymour93

    Seymour93 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Of course I don't need to watch that, however I'm sure these northerners are grateful for seeing what a real TE looks like. :)
     
    Last edited: Apr 30, 2006
  6. patsfan55

    patsfan55 In the Starting Line-Up

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    usually these highlight vids u gotta kinda take with a grain of salt though


    so, being a longhorns fan, what does this guy project to be?
    could he be a good number two te if graham leaves after this yr
    who would you compare him to
    chris cooley?
    jason witten?
    christian fauria?
     
  7. Seymour93

    Seymour93 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    He could easily be a #1 after a few years in the system. He's so clutch, the Brady of TE's. Over the last three years, I cannot remember a dropped pass at the moment. And it's not like he only catches what everyone else can, as you can see in the video he's very athletic and has the talent to make spectacular catches.

    Out of those three I'd compare him more to Witten. Cooley is more of a short-yardage guy, while Fauria blocks the best, but both Witten and Thomas can go down the field and make big plays.
     
  8. PATRIOTS-80

    PATRIOTS-80 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    yeah, he definitely reminds me of Witten or Dallas Clark. Remember Wiggens circus catches? I think he can do that for us.
     
  9. DefenseRules

    DefenseRules Pro Bowl Player

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    What he said. :eek:
     
  10. JJDChE

    JJDChE 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    I don't understand how this guy dropped to the bottom of the third.
     
  11. SoonerPatriot

    SoonerPatriot In the Starting Line-Up

    Great video. Im pretty enthused with this pick. And just imagine what he can do in this offense with a quarterback who is a good passer.
     
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  12. zippo59

    zippo59 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Great pick for the Pats.
     
  13. Get your popcorn ready!
     
  14. Look at my avatar...it has murder
     
  15. PhilD

    PhilD On the Roster

    I think there's some question about his blocking. Don't forget, being a tight end isn't just about catching the ball.

    With that said, I'm excited. If nothing else, he's a guy with good hands and big game experience.
     
  16. Bertil

    Bertil Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Maybe he and Graham can learn from each other...
     
  17. kurtinelson

    kurtinelson In the Starting Line-Up

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    Yeah, but can he block?
     
  18. smg93

    smg93 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    Wow, he does look like a WR. Looks like he's tough to bring down with the number of videos showing him breaking tackles.
     
  19. shmessy

    shmessy Maude Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Two reactions from watching that video and reading some of the reports:

    1) Fauria never moved as well as this kid after the catch

    2) Thomas isn't that big and his blocking is universally reported as weak. So all those folks writing that he is insurance if Graham leaves after next year are waaaaay off base.

    More to the fundamental point: Could we be seeing an offensive philosophy change by BB? Hear me out on this one: Is it possible that instead of 5 WR's and 3 TE's active for games might we see 4 WR's and 4 TE's? After all, Watson is almost a WR and TE's can do more than WR's on special teams, etc. If this Thomas kid can be an accurate snapper, that will save another roster spot (sorry Lonie).
     
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  20. PromisedLand

    PromisedLand Virtual Internet Person

    That was my thought exactly. He is a better pass-catching TE than a blocking TE and so is exactly the opposite of Graham. Maybe BB thinks he can coach up his blocking, although he isn't that big - in the 240's IIRC?

    BTW that QB in the highlights looks pretty good. #10, what's his name? Someone should draft him. Every pass was right on the hands.
     

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