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CB Jemea Thomas signed to Practice Squad, WR Veltung released

Discussion in 'RAMS - NFL TALK' started by A55VA6, Sep 19, 2014.

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    Quick someone hide this from @Alan. Where's a mod when you need one.
     
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    As the musical chairs of the practice squad continues. I guess Veltung's hopes of catching on regularly with the Rams is pretty close to over. Although to be fair, with Bailey back there is less need for a warm body for QBs to throw to in practice. I would guess he's taking extra practice to prepare after his time off, and soon Austin will be back.
     
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    Was just about to post something like this lol.

    Wonder if Alan is gonna keep the Veltung tramp stamp tattoo he has or get it removed.
     
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    I know the Rams were very interested in Thomas before the draft. I was surprised that they didn't draft him on Day 3.
     
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    Does anyone have stats on Thomas, so I can put the in my Roster notes!!
     
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    There's no stats for him in the NFL. Not sure how he did in preseason this year as I couldn't find anything.

    I looked at his college career and he played in 54 games and he recorded 234 total tackles (172 solo, 62 assisted), 13.5 tackles for loss, 5 sacks, 28 passes defended, 9 INT's, 3 forced fumbles. Can also play safety.
     
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    How Big is he? What's his 40 time?
     
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    Age: 24
    Height: 5 ft 10 in
    Weight: 195 lb
    40 time: 4.55

    http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/jemea-thomas?id=2543808

    OVERVIEW
    Started all 27 games last 2 seasons. 2013: Started all 13 games. Led team with 88 tackles, 8 PBU. Tied for team lead with 2 INTs. 2012: Started all 14 games. Led team in INT (4). 2011: Played in all 13 games, starting 2. Tied for team lead with 3 INTs. Returned 3 punts (10.3 yards per return). 2010: Redshirted. 2009: Served as backup to Morgan Burnett (Packers) at rover position. High School: Class AA first-team all-state selection in Georgia.

    ANALYSIS

    STRENGTHS
    Very strong pound-for-pound. Sacrifices his body and shows up well in the run game. Takes good angles and understands run-game fits. Carries a very quiet confidence. Mentally and physically tough and seeks contact. Good short-area zone awareness -- is best moving forward and reacting to the thrown ball in front of him. Experienced, four-year starter. Commands respect from teammates. Very durable and has played through injuries and never missed any time. Hardworking and accountable.

    WEAKNESSES
    Is stiff-hipped, short-armed and undersized with a frame that looks maxed out at less than 200 pounds. Gives up some ground and allows separation in man coverage vs. quickness. Easily mismatched by size vs. tight ends. Average range -- lacks desirable length and fluidity to patrol the back end. Hands are iffy. Regarded by some teams as too much of a tweener.

    BOTTOM LINE
    A tough, downhill box safety who plays bigger than his size. Hip inflexibility could relegate him to a situational nickel-safety role initially, yet possesses the toughness, competitiveness and football temperament to earn his way onto the field.
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    Btw he was cut by the Cowboys recently......Hmm...
     
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    LOL I was thinking about Alan too
     
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    We cut him to sign our 2nd Fullback. "Fullbacks win championships", as the saying goes.
     
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    You should always have a spotter when cranking it auto-erotic style.
     
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    Not that I'm into something like that but who do you think took the picture? ;)
     
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