Vontae Davis Is…A Parcells Guy?

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Published: April 25, 2009


... Cornerback in the first round that was not Vontae Davis.

Vontae Davis, conventional wisdom claimed, supposedly, that, while extremely talented and extremely physical, had work ethic and consistency issues on and off the field.

Davis, in other words, was a more talented Paul Soliai-type player, who would not play his best, and was definitely not a Parcells guy. That's what I had said.

So what do Parcells-Ireland-Sparano know that I don't, picking the guy I had said they should not pick in round one?

I was miffed at first when it was announced by the NFL Commissioner, "With the 25th pick in the NFL draft, the Miami Dolphins select Vontae Davis, Cornerback, Illinios."

The first thought was, "Not another Jason Allen!"

You know, the round 1 near-bust in the really bad Miami 2006 draft.

But this is Parcells we're talking about. Bill Parcells and his regime simply do NOT make round one (or two or three, etc.) draft mistakes!

So, maybe t...

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