Round 1 for rookie

Round 1 for rookie

There are 32 comments on the Baltimore Sun story from Jun 17, 2008, titled Round 1 for rookie. In it, Baltimore Sun reports that:

As an amateur boxer, safety Tom Zbikowski had more than 70 fights, but none like the one he is about to enter when the Ravens open training camp July 21.

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Earl Big Nose Johnson

Alexandria, VA

#21 Jun 17, 2008
Hey I saw this man fight in the ring and he was very good. I saw him play football in college and he was pretty good. I saw him in a store in Owings Mills the other day and he was the exact same person. I don't know what that mean, but; I am trying to figure it out. Keep up the good work Preston.

New York, NY

#22 Jun 17, 2008
first of all i was very surprised when we took zbikowski in the 3rd and even more so when everyone said what a great pick he was. i watched several nd games and he couldnt cover me. he is ok as a backup punt returner. he better be great on specials. the only way i see zib playing at safety is confusing the other team. we could have him cover a tight end one on one and have cory ivy cover another receiver one on one on the same play. both the te and receiver would be so wide open that it may confuse the qb on which guy to throw to. at any rate there is no way we will cut a 3rd rounder and make ozzie look more foolish than he already is. at least not this year - no chance.
Big Fat Donut Licker

Annapolis, MD

#23 Jun 17, 2008
So, if he loses 5 pounds, he'll be a lot better safety?

I'm Mike Preston, and I really am clueless.

Pass the Krispy Kremes!

Hanover, PA

#24 Jun 17, 2008
Dan Cody wrote:
Why don't they write about me? It's June 17th and I'm still healthy. That's a big story isn't it? I'm usually done for the year by now.
WOW! I can't remember the last time I've actually laughed out loud while reading comments. Well done man, you made my day!

Carlisle, PA

#25 Jun 17, 2008
Hey Kevin from NY. Your right what does Ozzie know anyway. After all look at all of the foolish picks he's made over the years right? I mean there's....uhm...somebody help me out here...Oh well, In any case, Kevin I think you should be GM because you obviously got it all over Ozzie.

Powhatan, VA

#26 Jun 17, 2008
Leonhard is a smart, hard-nosed player and did a pretty good job last year when injuries hit Buffalo. Unfortunately, he also got injured and is only about 5'8.

Reno, NV

#27 Jun 17, 2008
"Round 1 for rookie Zbikowski" is a misleading headline considering your previous article about the TWO rookie safeties.

Powhatan, VA

#28 Jun 18, 2008
I still have my money on Zibby making it.

Since: Aug 07

Hampstead, MD

#29 Jun 18, 2008
I work with a couple of ND football fantatics - the type who actually use their vacations to go out to Terre haute and watch them play football - and both say the kid is doomed to be a disappointment in the NFL.

Hopefully, they're wrong, but there you have it.

New York, NY

#30 Jun 18, 2008
steve youre absolutely correct- i would be a great gm. but it wouldnt take much to surpass ozzie though. kind of like peyton manning trying to be better than rex grossman.

Warrenville, IL

#31 Jun 18, 2008
Kevin -

And you're not currently a GM because.....

New York, NY

#32 Jun 18, 2008
.. i wasnt an all-pro tight end in the league for 10 years...

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