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katnip
02-04-2008, 06:39 PM
Be easy on the bashing. Just a quick one. As you'll see, I'm not a huge mock drafter.

t - tie, coin flip

1. Miami Dolphins - Chris Long, DE, Virginia
To me the best defensive player in the draft. Would give their D more elements then Dorsey IMO.

2. St. Luois Rams - Glenn Dorsey, DT, LSU
La'Roi Glovers old, so is Little, & they showed their stance on defense the last couple of years.

t3. Atlanta Falcons - Matt Ryan, QB, Boston College
Gonna need a franchise player to lead a weak offense for the future. Plus his characters ver good.

t4. Oakland Raiders - Darren McFadden, RB, Arkansas
Why not give your #1 pick QB a weapon as hyped as Run DMC?

t5. Kansas City Chiefs - Jake Long, OT, Michigan
Their O-Line took a huge lost once Willie Roaf retired.

6. New York Jets - Vernon Gholston, DE/OLB, Oho State
Need a legitamete pass rusher to help solidify Mangini's 3-4 defense.

7. New England Patriots (f/SF) - Mike Jenkins, CB, USF
Asante's a FA, and their going to give over a forkload to Randy. Can't see them paying 2 guys premium $ in one off-season.

8. Baltimore Ravens - Derrick Harvey, DE/OLB, Florida
I'd say they miss Adalius Thomas.

9. Cincinatti Bengals - Sedrick Ellis, DT, USC
Need a impact defensive player at any position.

10. New Orleans Saints - Keith Rivers, LB, USC
They need a Ernie Sims type LB.

11. Buffalo Bills - Malcolm Kelly, WR, Oklahoma
Who's ever at QB, they need help besides Marshawn and Evans.

12. Denver Broncos - Kenny Phillips, S, Miami (FL)
Never liked their Safety's.

13. Carolina Panthers - Ryan Clady, OT, Boise St.
Again, who's ever at QB wil need some protection.

14. Chicago Bears - Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville
Pretty obvious choice here, IMO.

15. Detroit Lions - Chris Williams, OT, Vanderbilt
They traded for Foster last year, and Kitna stil got crushed.

16. Arizona Cardinals - Leodis McKlevin, CB, Troy
With a safety here being a stretch. I see them drafting the next Dante Hall or Devin Hester.

17. Minnesota Vikings - Calais Campbell, DE, Miami (FL)
Their pass defense is horrible by the numbers, and their D-Line isn't really a great pass rushing front.

18. Houston Texans - Jonathan Stewart, RB, Oregon
Ron Dayne, Ahman Green, and Darius Walker? LOL IMO.

19. Philadelphia Eagles - Limas Sweed, WR, Texas
Need a impact WR for McNabb. Something he hasn't had since T.O.

20. Tampa Bay Buccaneers - DeSean Jackson, WR, Cal
Besides Joey who else is there?

21. Washington Redskins - Phillip Merling, DE, Clemson
They have a pretty good secondary, LB'ers, and offense, but besides big Andre Carter they have no impact D-Lineman.

22. Dallas Cowboys (f/CLE) - Kentwan Balmer, DT/DE, North Carolina
Will only help a already pretty good front 7.

23. Pittsburgh Steelers - Jeff Otah, OT, Pittsburgh
Fanaca wanted off last year, plus their OT's are pedestrian.

24. Tennesse Titans - Mario Manningham, WR, Michigan
Need a impact WR for #10.

25. Seattle Seahawks - Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Illinois
With the 2 best RB's off the board and Shaun's age, they find a excellent pick here.

26. Jacksonville Jaguars - Devin Thomas, WR, Michigan St.
Won't be a All-Pro WR. But will definitely help the group.

27. San Diego Chargers - Reggie Smith, S, Oklahoma
One reason A.D. ran all over them, Marlon McCree.

28. Dallas Cowboys - Jamaal Charles, RB, Texas
Julius Jones wasn't anything special last year, plus he's a FA. They need a change of pace back for Marion the Barbarion.

29. San Francisco 49ers (f/IND) - Adarius Bowman, WR, Oklahoma St.
To me Doucet's a stretch here. Plus Bowman's showed previously he can put up huge numbers.

30. Green Bay Packers - Aqib Talib, CB, Kansas
Lets see, Woodson, Harris, and who?

31. New York Giants - Philip Wheeler, LB, Georgia Tech
Too me he'll be a better pro then Linebacker U's Dan Connor.

I'm a big noob when it come to this. Just for fun.

T-RICH49
02-04-2008, 06:43 PM
good KC pick

Yung Flippa
02-04-2008, 07:13 PM
Good Houston pick, Ravens take Leodis McKlevin.
Arizona doesn't need or want the next "Dante Hall" they are really satisfied with Steve Breatson as their return man.

BeerBaron
02-04-2008, 07:19 PM
pretty obvious for the bears? not obvious at all actually.....theres 3 good positions for them to look at there and maybe 6 ifyou stretch it a little.

given teh way the draft shook up, id rather them go with otah or williams, or one of the RB's

Brent
02-04-2008, 07:31 PM
No way Bowman makes it into the 1st.

BigJohn98
02-04-2008, 07:50 PM
People, the Jaugars do not need a receiver!

Jensen
02-04-2008, 08:12 PM
Great Cardinals pick, but I think the Cards would rather have Steve Breaston returning kicks since that's what they primarily drafted him for.

Thunder&Lightning
02-04-2008, 08:17 PM
good chargers pick.

Rich Jr
02-04-2008, 08:33 PM
10. New Orleans Saints - Keith Rivers, LB, USC
They need a Ernie Sims type LB.Wrong, we need ANY LB.

gdamac
02-04-2008, 09:55 PM
Great Raiders pick

Turtlepower
02-04-2008, 10:00 PM
DRC or Tracey Porter would be much better in that situation. Also, the Giants have the 32nd pick. =D

fenikz
02-04-2008, 10:29 PM
The next Dante Hall/Devin Hester?

Are you referring to Steve Breaston our current kick returner? because McKlevin doesn't have near the skills that Steve does, good pick as far as a need at CB but weird explanation

defensiveback23
02-05-2008, 12:25 AM
Very good SD pick.

thebow305
02-05-2008, 12:30 AM
decent phins pick

Sveen
02-05-2008, 05:55 AM
Safe, but good Saints pick.

Caddy
02-05-2008, 06:32 AM
Very nice Buccaneers selection.

Bills2083
02-05-2008, 07:15 AM
Good Bills pick.