Outmyfalconmind

McGary vs Watt?

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No shame in getting worked as a rookie by one of the best d line players this generation knows. JJ Watt is the closest we have seen to Reggie White since he departed the league. McGary will be okay in the long run although he may take a beating Sunday. 

McGary and Lindstrom will prove to be building block players long term. 

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31 minutes ago, octoslash said:

Watt is rapidly declining.

Having said that, he'll have eight sacks, force two fumbles, and return one of them for a touchdown this Sunday.  

I wish we had a d line player declining to 2018 stats of 16 sacks and 3 so far in 2019. 

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Whitney Mercilus is gonna be a huge problem.

Thry may break franchise sack record vs Falcons.

Matt Ryan and D.K better have a solid game plan to get running game going.

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16 hours ago, ChickenBiscuit said:

Even if he gets mowed over on Sunday, it doesn't solidify anything IMO. Watt's a beast, no shame in going through some growing pains. 

It's wayy too early to try to make a verdict on either of first two picks because offensive linemen take time to develop.

Lucid, intelligent, well thought out answer...

 

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11 hours ago, octoslash said:

Watt is rapidly declining.

Having said that, he'll have eight sacks, force two fumbles, and return one of them for a touchdown this Sunday.  

He just had 16 sacks last year. In the last two weeks, he has 60% of the sacks our entire defense has for the season. More an indictment of our defense, but still. He's a handful and a half, still wrecks opposing OL. Weird that no one's talking about Aaron Donald falling off after 1 sack in 5 weeks and just 13 tackles with no TOs or PDs. 

(Not that I think he has - he's been the same ol Aaron Donald in games I watched)

Funnily enough, I'm more confident in McGary against him than any other tackle we've had in the last decade or so. Got the raw power and long arms, though he'd likely still get whipped by experience at times. Way more worried about Wes. Matt Ryan should be in a cold sweat thinking about Wes against that monster.

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He is still a rookie.  It is going to take some time for him to settle in and learn how to handle his opponents. Hopefully he will with time, learn how to handle the techniques used by individual personalities and players he is put up against.  That is going to take time.  If he learns from those matchups and how he adapts will show if he is the real deal or mediocre.  Time will tell.

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 One thing about it is both he and Lindstrom went up against Grady a lot in camp. He schooled both with some strong moves and techniques.

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