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Keep him, let him play 6 19.35%
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Old 12-18-2017, 03:42 PM   #91
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Imo, I think he's closer to 26th than 15th. Though to fair I'm not sure there's much difference between 15th and 26th.
I think youíre overestimating the position. The depth of talent is not that great right now...thereís a few elite guys, a handful of good ones, then the rest. That alone will inflate his value. You should see what some of the other teams are running out there, someoneís gonna pay for Ebron.



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Old 12-18-2017, 03:55 PM   #92
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I think youíre overestimating the position. The depth of talent is not that great right now...thereís a few elite guys, a handful of good ones, then the rest. That alone will inflate his value. You should see what some of the other teams are running out there, someoneís gonna pay for Ebron.
I really think he is in "the rest" category. The Lions offense can be just as effective without him. Invest in the defense.
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Old 12-18-2017, 05:41 PM   #93
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I think youíre overestimating the position. The depth of talent is not that great right now...thereís a few elite guys, a handful of good ones, then the rest. That alone will inflate his value. You should see what some of the other teams are running out there, someoneís gonna pay for Ebron.
I think Ebron is in the "then the rest" category. He is not in a good category. Most of the season he is non existent. He's like 18th in TE for TD's. And he can't block..

I agree with tom on this just get another receiver..
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Old 12-18-2017, 06:19 PM   #94
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I think Ebron is in the "then the rest" category. He is not in a good category. Most of the season he is non existent. He's like 18th in TE for TD's. And he can't block..

I agree with tom on this just get another receiver..
I donít disagree, Iím just saying that itís going to cost the Lions to keep Ebron because he will have a fairly high price tag if heís decent next season. I think they could get an adequate replacement for cheaper (hell, some even thought Fells was better earlier this season). Itís not like they risk losing Travis Kelce or something, Ebron isnít anything special.
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Old 12-29-2017, 06:42 PM   #95
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This is interesting off of twitter;
#NFL TEs w/ more drops than #Lions TE Eric Ebron (PER FOX SPORTS):

Jimmy Graham
Travis Kelce
Evan Engram
George Kittle
Marcedes Lewis
Jared Cook

TEs w/ same amount of drops:

Rob Gronkowski
Delanie Walker
Martellus Bennett
David Njoku
Vernon Davis
Cameron Brate
AND 8 others...
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Old 12-29-2017, 06:45 PM   #96
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This is interesting off of twitter;
#NFL TEs w/ more drops than #Lions TE Eric Ebron (PER FOX SPORTS):

Jimmy Graham
Travis Kelce
Evan Engram
George Kittle
Marcedes Lewis
Jared Cook

TEs w/ same amount of drops:

Rob Gronkowski
Delanie Walker
Martellus Bennett
David Njoku
Vernon Davis
Cameron Brate
AND 8 others...
Percentages based on targets would be more telling. I imagine he still wasn't the worst. Did much better down the stretch.
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Old 12-29-2017, 07:51 PM   #97
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I know this is a completely subjective comment, but Ebron's drops ALWAYS feel like they came at the worst possible time. End zone, 3rd down, whatever. His are just seemingly game changing every time.

Those guys on the same amount of drops categories like Gronk just do so much more and make such bigger plays.
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There are only two teams with less drops than the lions this year. Which is a remarkable improvement compared to last year.
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Old 12-30-2017, 12:02 AM   #99
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I forget which game it was but his fumble that the guy knocked out from behind was a back breaker... I'm with yall, he's been a lot better this year especially down the stretch but damn the drops and mistakes he has always come at the worst possible times.
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Old 12-30-2017, 08:54 AM   #100
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Percentages based on targets would be more telling. I imagine he still wasn't the worst. Did much better down the stretch.
Jimmy Graham (90 targets, 7.8%)
Travis Kelce (122 targets, 4.1%)
Evan Engram (115 targets, 4.3%)
George Kittle (57 targets, 8.8%)
Marcedes Lewis (45 targets, 8.9%)
Jared Cook (82 targets, 4.9%)

TEs w/ same amount of drops:

Rob Gronkowski (105 targets, 2.9%)
Delanie Walker (106 targets, 2.8%)
Martellus Bennett (44 targets, 6.8%)
David Njoku (57 targets, 5.3%)
Vernon Davis (66 targets, 4.5%)
Cameron Brate (72 targets, 4.2%)


Eric Ebron (80 targets, 3.8%)
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