ESPN Louis Reddick is huge fan of Caleb Farley

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    I just visualized Bidwill telling Keim, “This is a huge draft because we are going for it. We don’t need any gambles, any projects, we need impact players with no red flags.” And then Keim drafts Farley.
     
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    Farley is the most athletic of the 3 top CB's & breaks to the ball better than any CB in this draft. As a matter of fact, I've heard it said that he breaks better on the ball than any CB in many drafts. Then you have the injuries......... It's a tough call to make. Do the Cardinals have the cajones to make that pick?? Time will tell. Surtain definitely won't be there & I don't think Horn will be there either. If Horn is there, I think the Cardinals will perceive him to be the safer pick. Just not convinced he's the better pick though.
     
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    there’s no such thing as a “minor” back surgery, especially for someone that young. Passing medical tests are easy. Permanent structural damage to a back isn’t. And yes, when you have a microdiscectomy, that’s permanent damage. Discs don’t grow back so the back has been forever changed.

    also, if you’ve had a microdiscectomy, the likelihood is that there was enough damage to the area that rehab didn’t control. Surgery is never the first attempt to fix problems in the back. I’m guessing there was a process of rehab and epidural blocks to try avoid surgery because making structural changes in the back at an early age in a person’s life at that area spells trouble down the road. Maybe his talent is worth it.
     
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    I didn’t type it, but 100% Borg.
     
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    Different situation, but reminds me of when Keim just got done telling us his usual "The hardest thing to evaluate is a kids heart." "The thing we miss most on is judging a kids love for the game." "We have 2 character grades we put on them - off the field character and football character." And then he goes and drafts Kemdiche.
     
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    He's easily the best corner based on tape.

    I've watched them all and Farley is the one make plays on the ball. Plus I love his enthusiasm; you see him hooting and hollering after dishing out big hits.

    VA Tech is a bit of a cornerback factory too, and Farley is easily the best looking one to come out. Size? Check. Speed? Check. Makes interceptions? Check. Bodies up in jump ball situations? Check. He does kind of remind me of a quicker, slightly smaller Richard Sherman.
     
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    If the rest of the league allows Farley to fall to 16, the Cards should grab him. He’s not perfect. He a little tackle averse, but he can cover on an island. Like all CBs there will be growing pains but he should grow into a force in the Cards’ secondary. I’m okay with Horn, but his skills would have to be integrated into a planned coverage system.
     
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    He's not as tackle adverse as Peterson.

    Go through his tape and you'll see a bunch of big hits as well, hits I've never seen from Peterson.

    I think those who are saying Horn or Surtain are better based on tape are WRONG. Farley is quite a bit better if you just trust your eyes.
     
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    Ouch! Kemdiche. Swung for the fences with this douche & missed. In college, his great plays were Clowney like. Then he would disappear. In hindsight, a horrible pick. But, he was intriguing at the college level.
     
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    Pretty sure he was initially a WR, so he does have great hands. Drives me insane to have a great cover corner who can't catch the ball.
     
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    You’re not the first person to say his tackle averse, which makes me question Richard Sherman comparisons people have been making here. Thoughts on that comp?
     
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    Yeah I see he hit and tackles like Murphy. I also see him attack the ball like a hawk as well.
     
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    Not a medical term.

    Microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed on patients with a herniated lumbar disc.

    You either can pass the stress tests or not. He can.
     
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    I'm trying to visualize how anyone in his right mind would in your scenario select a gamble, a project, a red flag.

    I can't unless Keim is singularly dedicated to getting fired.

    If it's Farley it will be with Mike's approval.
     
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    If he’s open with his medicals I don’t think it affects his stock directly. Unless it was significant to him missing a full season. I know some of it was personal but I don’t know the full story. I don’t think Chase’ year off was medical related and his stick hasn’t been affected. In fact with LSU’s crappy offense last year it might’ve benefitted him.
     

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