Thread: Prospect Info: Prospect Talk PART V
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01-04-2013, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by CREW99AW View Post
Two things stand out in this discussion about Reinhart.

1. When Snow drafts the exciting, quickly rising youngster (Nino/Strome), he's criticized for it. Accused of reaching, accused of choosing flash over substance.

When he takes the safe pick, there's someone on the other side of the fence, complaining he didn't take the flashy, exciting prospect.

2.Have some fans transferred the worrying, nailbiting and overreaction over Strome early in the season, to Reinhart ?
You are describing two different groups of people. Their are also the neutrals. I remember the arguments prior to the draft on precisely this. I was not in the "Reinhart is what I wanted" group.

I think it comes down to upside. Prospects with questionable upside should not have high expectations. #4 over picks come with high expectations no matter who is picked.

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