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02-21-2013, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by nyr2k2 View Post
Look, I HATED the pick. Couldn't believe it. I got over that and started evaluating him for what he was. He's developing well. The kid is going to be a bigger, nastier Brooks Orpik. He'll be a player for us, for sure.
I'm with yu up until the bold. We really can't say for certain that we are developing him well. And I fully agree with you about how he's coming along. But you can't say it as a certain. Nor can you say he's going to be a bigger and nastier Orpik, thats going a little too far and just as bad as people who say he's a bust. Both extremes don't apply to this prospect yet.

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Originally Posted by NickyFotiu View Post
I really respect you for keeping an open mind. There are a handful of Ranger fans that are so invested in being right that it becomes obvious they really want the kid to fail.
No serious Ranger fan hopes to be 'right' over the team succeeding.

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