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xpmar9x
03-08-2011, 02:00 PM
Went to a Bulls game yesterday, and live like two hours away. So I decided to do a mock draft on my way to Chicago.. so here is my mock! Leave me some feeeedback please! :)

**Projected Trade:
--> Arizona Cardinals swap 1st Round picks with Philadelphia Eagles for Kevin Kolb. Eagles also receive Cardinals '11 & '12 3rd Round picks and Derek Anderson.


1st Round:
1. Panthers - DaQuan Bowers, DE, Clemson
2. Broncos - Marcell Dareus, DE, 'Bama
3. Bills - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
4. Bengals - Blaine Gabbert, QB, Mizzou
5. Eagles* - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
6. Browns - Cameron Jordan, DE, Cal
7. 49ers - Robert Quinn, OLB, UNC
8. Titans - Nick Fairley, DT, Auburn
9. Cowboys - Prince Amukamara, CB, Nebraska
10. Redskins - A.J. Green, WR, UGA
11. Texans - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisc
12. Vikings - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
13. Lions - Tyron Smith, OT, USC
14. Rams - Julio Jones, WR, 'Bama
15. Dolphins - Mark Ingram, RB, 'Bama
16. Jaguars - Ryan Kerrigan, DE, Purdue
17. Patriots - Aldon Smith, OLB, Mizzou
18. Chargers - Martez Wilson, ILB, Illinois
19. Giants - Anthony Castonzo, OT, BC
20. Bucs - Adrian Clayborn, DE, Iowa
21. Chiefs - Derek Sherrod, OT, Miss St
22. Colts - Nate Solder, OT, Colorado
23. Cardinals*- Brandon Harris, CB, Miami
24. Saints - Stephen Paea, DT, Org St
25. Seahawks - Jake Locker, QB, Wash
26. Ravens - Torrey Smith, WR, Maryland
27. Falcons - Allen Bailey, DE, Miami
28. Patriots - Gabe Carimi, OT, Wisc
29. Bears - Akeem Ayers, OLB, UCLA
30. Jets - Cameron Heyward, DE, Ohio State
31. Steelers - Ben Ijalana, OT, Villanova
32. Packers - Justin Houston, OLB, UGA

2nd Round:
33. Patriots - Muhammad Wilkerson, DE, Temple
34. Bills - Aaron Williams, CB, Texas
35. Bengals - Mike Pouncey, OG, Florida
36. Broncos - Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
37. Browns - Jon Baldwin, WR, Pitt
38. Cardinals - Marcus Cannon, OG, TCU
39. Titans - Ryan Mallett, QB, Arkansas
40. Cowboys - Rahim Moore, FS, UCLA
41. Redskins - Christian Ponder, QB, Fla St.
42. Texans - Phil Taylor, NT, Baylor
43. Vikings - Corey Luiget, DT, Illinois
44. Lions - Davon House, CB, New Mexico
45. 49ers - Stefen Wisniewski, OG/C, Penn St.
46. Broncos - Kyle Rudolph, TE, Notre Dame
47. Rams - Drake Nevis, DT, LSU
48. Raiders - Dontay Moch, OLB, Nevada
49. Jaguars - Quinton Carter, S, Oklahoma
50. Chargers - Christian Ballard, DE, Iowa
51. Bucs - Danny Watkins, OG, Baylor
52. Giants - Bruce Carter, OLB, UNC
53. Colts - Marvin Austin, DT, UNC
54. Eagles - DeMarcus Love, OT, Arkansa
55. Chiefs - Leonard Hankerson, WR, Miami
56. Saints - Mikel LeShoure, RB, Illinois
57. Seahawks - Orlando Franklin, OT, Miami
58. Ravens - Brooks Reed, OLB, Arizona
59. Falcons - Randall Cobb, WR, Kentucky
60. Patriots - Curtis Brown, CB, Texas
61. Chargers - Jerrel Jernigan, WR, Troy
62. Bears - Clint Boling, OL, UGA
63. Steelers - Brandon Burton, CB, Utah
64. Packers - Rodney Hudson, OG, Fla St.

3rd Round:
65. Panthers - Titus Young, WR, Boise St
66. Bengals - Kendall Hunter, RB, Oklahoma St
67. Broncos - Greg Jones, ILB, Mich St
68. Bills - James Carpenter, OT, Alabama
69. Eagles* - Quan Sturdivant, LB, UNC
70. Browns - Kelvin Sheppard, LB, LSU
71. Cowboys - Jason Pinkston, OL, TRU
72. Saints - Jabaal Sheard, DE, Pittsburgh
73. Texans - Ras-I Dowling, CB, UVA
74. Patriots - DeMarco Murray, RB, Oklahoma
75. Lions - Mark Herzlich, OLB, BC
76. 49ers - Andy Dalton, QB, TVU
77. Titans - DeAndre McDaniel, SS, Clemson
78. Rams - Mason Foster, OLB, Washington
79. Dolphins - Will Rackley, OG, Lehigh
80. Jaguars - Colin Kaepernick, QB, Nevada
81. Raiders - Chimdi Chekwa, CB, Ohio St
82. Chargers - Sam Acho, OLB, Texas
83. Giants - Ryan Williams, RB, VT
84. Bucs - Ahmad Black, S, Florida
85. Eagles - Daniel Thomas, RB, Kansas St
86. Chiefs - Chris Carter, OLB, Fresno St
87. Colts - Johnny Patrick, CB, Louisville
88. Saints - Tyler Sash, SS, Iowa
89. Chargers - Kendrick Ellis, NT, Hampton
90. Ravens - James Brewer, OT, Indiana
91. Falcons - Luke Stocker, TE, Tennesseee
92. Patriots - Colin McCarthy, ILB, Miami
93. Bears - Drake Nevis, DT, LSU
94. Jets - Terrance Toliver, WR, LSU
95. Steelers - Stephen Schilling, OG, Michigan
96. Packers - Shareece Wright, CB, USC

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Arizona Cardinals:
Kevin Kolb (trade)
Brandon Harris
Marcus Cannon
NOTE: Cardinals finally get a QB (Kolb). They also get a good CB to pair with DRC. Cannon will be a nice addition to the Cardinals horrible O-Line.

Atlanta Falcons:
Allen Bailey
Randall Cobb
Luke Stocker
NOTE: I really struggled with the Falcons. Bailey will obviously be a boost to their DL. Randall Cobb is a reach, but they need another thread besides Roddy. He was the best deep-threat WR available. Stocker will be a solid #2 TE, and eventually replace Tony. Falcons could of used more LB help.

Baltimore Ravens:
Torrey Smith
Brooks Reed
James Brewer
NOTE: Torrey Smith is a great pick-up. Masons time is almost up. Donte and Housh didn't show me anything last year. Smith could be a great #2 for years. Brooks Reed is also a great pick-up.

Buffalo Bills:
Von Miller
Aaron Williams
James Carpenter
NOTE: Bills really need a pash-rusher. Von is the guy who can do that, whether the Bills select a 43 or 34 defense, Von will excel. Aaron Williams is a nice add to the secondary and Carp provides a boost to the OL.

Carolina Panthers:
DaQuan Bowers
Titus Young
NOTE: Bowers is the #1 player on my board. Bowers is an elite pass-rusher and will fit in nicely with the Panthers. Titus will replace Steve Smith if he leaves, if he returns - Young will make a great #2 or slot receiver. Clausen gets ONE more year to show me what he can do.

Chicago Bears:
Akeem Ayers
Clint Boling
Drake Nevis
NOTE: Bears need a DT or OL, probably Round 1. But Akeem Ayers is falling, and will be a great pickup to the Bears LB group. Tinoisamoa is a below average LB. Luckily for the Bears two good players fell to them in the next rounds. Nevis will replace Tommie Harris, Boling will provide a huge boost to a need OL.

Cincinnati Bengals:
Blaine Gabbert
Mike Pouncey
Kendall Hunter
NOTE: Carson Palmer will not be a Bengal. Gabbert is a better fit for the Bengals than Newton IMO. Pouncey is a great pickup to aid the Bengals OL. Hunter is IMO the best RB (besides Ingram, and I'm an Illini fan and like Hunter more than LeShoure!). Benson is up and down, and Hunter will provide a good change of pace.

Cleveland Browns:
Cameron Jordan
Jon Baldwin
Kelvin Sheppard
NOTE: Browns decide to pass on AJ Green, for a playmaker on D. Jordan is climing up my board, and could be a surprise (like his CAL teammate from last year Alualu). Luckily a playmaker WR Baldwin falls to them in Rd2. Kelvin Sheppard will fit in great with the Browns iffy LB group.

Dallas Cowboys:
Prince Amukamara
Rahim Moore
Jason Pinkston
NOTE: 26th in Pass-D last year. Jenkins got burnt all year, Amukamara will be a GREAT addition to the Cowboys seconday. Not to mention Newman will be 33 next season. Rahim Moore could be an instant starter at FS to improve that Pass-D even more. Pinkston can play anywhere on the OL, which will be huge for the Cowboys.

Denver Broncos:
Marcell Dareus
Jimmy Smith
Kyle Rudolph
Greg Jones
NOTE: Great Broncos Draft. Dareus is climbing up boards, and will be the best 34 DE come draft day. Sure Champ re-signed, but the Broncos still need CB help. Both the starting CBs are 32+ years old - Jimmy will be a good fit. Rudolph, the #1 TE in the draft, will be a solid pickup Rd2. Greg Jones will add a man in the middle. Hopefully Broncos can get a decent FS in the FA.

Detroit Lions:
Tyron Smith
Davon House
Mark Herzlich
NOTE: Tyron Smith just keeps moving up and up. Lions need a CB, bad.. but Amukamara was taken just a few picks before. No other CBs are worth the Lions 1st round in my eyes, so they decide to upgrade that OL. Tyron has potential to be a superstar OT. Lions then get a solid CB in the 2nd round and add a great LB in Herzlich to replace the recently release Julian Peterson.

Green Bay Packers:
Justin Houston
Rodney Hudson
Shareece Wright
NOTE: Super-Bowl champs add another pass-rusher to come from the other side as Matthews. This should open up Clay even more. Packers could possibly lose their starting LG, and just need OL depth in general. Shareece Wright will get to play with arguable the best 1-2 CB punch in the league.

Houston Texans:
JJ Watt
Phil Taylor
Ras-I Dowling
NOTE: Texans are switching to the 34, and just need to add 34 personel. Cody will be a decent NT, but nothing spectacular, Phil Taylor could be spectacular - Taylor is an amazing 2nd round pickup. JJ Watt is a non-stop motor, and will fit well as a 34 DE. My guess is he'll pair with Antonio Smith as DEs, Mario will move to OLB with 09 2nd rounder Baldwin. Leaving Cush and Ryans in the middle. Dowling adds another CB to the worst pass D in the league.

Indianapolis Colts:
Nate Solder
Marvin Austin
Johnny Patrick
NOTE: Protect Peyton Manning, it's that simple. Marvin Austin is a great Rd2 additional to the Colts DL. Patrick also adds more secondary depth. Hopefully Colts can keep Bullitt. They also should invest in a 4th Rd QB like Stanzi.

Jacksonville Jaguars:
Ryan Kerrigan
Quinton Carter
Colin Kaepernick
NOTE: Jaguars DL actually looked decent last year. But Kampmans career is almost over. Quinton Carter has been flying up boards, and will replace the scrubs in the Jaguars seconday (Greene played decent tho). Colin Kaepernick could be the Jags future QB. Garrards probably has 2 years left in the tank. Kaepernick take notes and improve your accuracy.

Kansas City Chiefs:
Derek Sherrod
Leonard Hankerson
Chris Carter
NOTE: Sherrod adds an instant starter to the OL. Hankerson will be a nice 1-2 punch with Bowe (McCluster in the slot). Carter then adds much needed OLB depth, with Hali being a FA and Vrabel being 90 years old.

Miami Dolphins:
Mark Ingram
Will Rackley
NOTE: Ricky will retire, Brown is a FA. Even if Ronnie does re-sign, the 'Fins use a 2 RB rotation. Ingram will be a great fit for the Dolphins and could be the next big RB in the NFL. Henne gets one more year as QB to prove he can play.

Minnesota Vikings:
Cam Newton
Corey Luiget
NOTE: Hello Cam, welcome to the Vikings. The team with no starting QB, and no Favre is not coming back this time (or is he). Vikings need to go out and get a VET QB, like McNabb is he's released. Luiget is an amazing 2nd round additon, Vikes are drooling that he fell to them. He adds great depth to the aging Williams wall.

New England Patriots:
Aldon Smith
Gabe Carimi
Muhammed Wilkerson
Curtis Brown
DeMarco Murray
Colin McCarthy
NOTE: Wow, enough picks? Lets get started... Aldon Smith great athletic pickup for the Pats. Carimi could start instantly game 1, esp if Light leaves via FA. Wilkerson is flying up the boards, and could go Round 1, solid DE pickup for the Pats. Curtis Brown and McCourty are future star CBs (McCourt already is). Colin can backup Mayo & Spikes. Murray is a great receiving RB and will be a nice 1-2 punch with BenJarvusGreenEllis.

New Orleans Saints:
Stephen Paea
Mikel LeShoure
Jabaal Sheard
Tyler Sash
NOTE: Great draft IMO. Paea is a MONSTER and so is Sheard - huge DL boost for the Saints. LeShoure to fall to them in the 2nd, is possible and perfect.. with or without Pierre. Sash then adds a SS, which is needed by the Saints.

New York Giants:
Anthony Castonzo
Bruce Carter
Ryan Williams
NOTE: Castonzo great OT, Bruce Carters adds MUCH needed LBs for the Giants. Ryan Williams will add another RB, incase they decide to get rid of the struggling Jacobs or can't re-sign Bradshaw.

New York Jets:
Cameron Heyward
Terrance Toliver
NOTE: Not the best draft, but fills the Jets needs. Hopefully they can re-sign their key FAs. Heyward was a monster in his bowl game, hopefully he can get healthy. Toliver is a big WR that will be a nice addition if any of the Jets WRs leave.

Oakland Raiders:
Dontay Moch
Chimdi Chekwa
NOTE: Moch runs fast, therefore the Raiders will draft him. It's that simple. NA is unlikely to be a Raider, Chekwa will add a much needed corner. Raiders also need OL help and a QB.. but don't have enough picks!

Philadelphia Eagles:
Patrick Peterson (Kevin Kolb trade)
DeMarcus Love
Quan Sturdivant
Daniel Thomas
NOTE: Amazzzzing. Patrick Peterson is an amazing amazing pick-up for the Eagles. Peterson + Samuels will be a great CB duo. Hobbs career could be over, so a CB is needed. Love adds OT. Sturdivant is needed, Stewart is always hurt. Daniel Thomas is an athletic freak, great combo. Good draft, and good trade with Cards.

Pittsburgh Steelers:
Ben Ijalana
Brandon Burton
Stephen Schilling
NOTE: McFadden is horrible, Burton could replace him. Ijalana and Schilling add OL help, which is needed BAD by the Steelers. Protect Ben.

San Diego Chargers:
Martez Wilson
Christian Ballard
Jerrel Jernigan
Sam Acho
Kendrick Ellis
NOTE: Solid Defensive draft. Wilson is my favorite prospect in this draft (i'm an Illini fan). He could be an elite ILB for the Chargers. Ballard then adds a force in the front 3, so does Ellis who falls a little to the Chargers. Acho then falls to the Chargers, which the Chargers must take. They don't really need more OLBs, but depth is always great. Jerrel adds a deep threat for Rivers.

San Francisco 49ers:
Robert Quinn
Stefen Wisniewski
Andy Dalton
NOTE: Quinn adds a rushing threat for the 49ers. Wisniewski will solidfy the middle for the 49ers and can play RG, LG, or C. Dalton could be the QB of the future for the 49ers, since they passed on a QB round 1, and no decent QB fell to them at rd2.

Seattle Seahawks:
Jake Locker
Orlando Franklin
NOTE: Hasselbeck should retire, Locker will get to stay home and play for the Seahawks. Franklin + Okung will block outside rushers for Locker.

St. Louis Rams:
Julio Jones
Drake Nevis
Mason Foster
NOTE: Julio and Bradford will be an amazing duo for years to come. Rams WRs group would look solid, especially if Donnie Avery can get healthy. Nevis adds a man in the middle for the defense. Mason Foster will start week one, over the below average OLBs on the Rams.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers:
Adrian Clayborn
Danny Watkins
Ahmad Black
NOTE: Clayborn is much needed for the Bucs. Watkins will protect Freeman and Blount! Black then stays in Florida, a little bit of a reach IMO, but could be a legit safety.

Tennessee Titans:
Nick Fairley
Ryan Mallett
DeAndre McDaniel
NOTE: Good draft, Fairley could have a '08-Haynesworth like effect for the Titans. Mallett is now the future for the Titans, and will pair great with deep threat Kenny Britt. Kerry Collins will probably return for a year to mentor his clone Mallett. McDaniel then replaces Chris Hopeless, and is a great Rd3 pickup.

Washington Redskins:
AJ Green
Christian Ponder
NOTE: AJ Green falling to the Redskins is great. Santana is a FA, and could be on his way out of DC. Ponder is who the Redskins want a QB imo. His accuracy is great, but can he stay healthy and will he start year 1?

SickwithIt1010
03-08-2011, 02:07 PM
So....you just made me cum all over the screen, but as I understand it....Idk if we can trade Kolb for picks until the CBA is agreed upon. So I guess I better hope they get moving on that lol.


+++++++REP for the pick though

T-RICH49
03-08-2011, 02:09 PM
love Hankerson.BUT rd's 1 and 3 are awful.Justin Houston and Kendrick Ellis would be much better picks

Pat Sims 90
03-08-2011, 02:14 PM
Dont see the Bengals reaching on 1 of the QBs if they stay at 4

Pouncey is fine in the 2nd but he would be a Guard not a center

Bengals already have 2 change of pace backs behind Benson in Scott and Leonard

10Titans28
03-08-2011, 02:50 PM
looks like a little false hope with that eagles pick

xpmar9x
03-08-2011, 02:51 PM
love Hankerson.BUT rd's 1 and 3 are awful.Justin Houston and Kendrick Ellis would be much better picks

Ellis would of been a good pick there, good call.

xpmar9x
03-08-2011, 02:58 PM
So....you just made me cum all over the screen, but as I understand it....Idk if we can trade Kolb for picks until the CBA is agreed upon. So I guess I better hope they get moving on that lol.


+++++++REP for the pick though

Yeah you can't, hopefully the new CBA will be done this week. Doubt it though.

Dont see the Bengals reaching on 1 of the QBs if they stay at 4

Pouncey is fine in the 2nd but he would be a Guard not a center

Bengals already have 2 change of pace backs behind Benson in Scott and Leonard

I wouldn't consider Leonard a change-of-pace back. As for Bernard, he is a change-of-pace back.

Grizzlegom
03-08-2011, 03:20 PM
Great Phins picks!

SeanTaylorRIP
03-08-2011, 03:43 PM
AJ Green is the best pick I could ever imagine. Hate Ponder in the 2nd though, and I don't think Shanny will like him that much either. Way too many impact defenders to pass on in the 2nd, Luiget, Phil Taylor, Mason Foster, Ballard, Reed, etc.

Seasonticketholder
03-08-2011, 04:08 PM
NO DT in the first round for the Saints.

1. Cameron Heyward--fill more immediate need for us than Paea
2. Brooks Reed--we do not need Mikel Leshoure
3a. Jabaal Sheard
3b. Kenrick Ellis--provides backup to Shaun Rogers, great prospect to develop

Matthew Jones
03-08-2011, 04:11 PM
Carimi isn't a perfect fit here, how about Pouncey there? Or better yet, Heyward at #28 and then Pouncey at #33. Brown and Murray are good but I wonder if the Pats would rather take Jernigan or maybe Titus Young there instead of Brown. Colin McCarthy projects as an inside linebacker, but isn't a great fit and we already have two young guys there in Mayo and Spikes.

Bengals78
03-08-2011, 04:13 PM
I wouldn't consider Leonard a change-of-pace back. As for Bernard, he is a change-of-pace back.

DO NOT QUESTION BRIAN LEONARD'S ABILITY TO CHANGE THE PACE OF ANYTHING.

prock
03-08-2011, 05:01 PM
I don't think Newton is a good fit for the Vikes.

49erNation85
03-08-2011, 09:35 PM
Excellent 9ers pick I must say!Tho I hope we get a CB sometime in this draft instead of O line.

thebow305
03-08-2011, 09:51 PM
Solid Phins draft.

Brown Leader
03-08-2011, 11:45 PM
Interesting trade. I prefer Watt over Jordan but that's fine. Baldwin in the 2nd is okay. Get Shep out of there in the 3rd. I'd almost say back to back WR and go with Little. Or you could go OL Rackley or DE Sheard, LB Foster, CB Patrick or a RT like Franklin or Gilbert. And get D.Love outta there-he's been dropping since the OSU game.

xpmar9x
03-09-2011, 06:11 AM
Excellent 9ers pick I must say!Tho I hope we get a CB sometime in this draft instead of O line.

My bet is they'll land NA and cut Clements

Go_Eagles77
03-09-2011, 07:40 AM
If we made that trade I would need a new pair of pants. Forever.

Poz51
03-09-2011, 07:56 AM
3. Bills - Von Miller, OLB, Texas A&M
5. Eagles* - Patrick Peterson, CB, LSU
6. Browns - Cameron Jordan, DE, Cal
11. Texans - J.J. Watt, DE, Wisc
12. Vikings - Cam Newton, QB, Auburn
34. Bills - Aaron Williams, CB, Texas
46. Broncos - Kyle Rudolph, TE, Notre Dame
50. Chargers - Christian Ballard, DE, Iowa
58. Ravens - Brooks Reed, OLB, Arizona
68. Bills - James Carpenter, OT, Alabama
70. Browns - Kelvin Sheppard, LB, LSU
80. Jaguars - Colin Kaepernick, QB, Nevada
NOTE: Bills really need a pash-rusher. Von is the guy who can do that, whether the Bills select a 43 or 34 defense, Von will excel. Aaron Williams is a nice add to the secondary and Carp provides a boost to the OL.

First off; Nice job on the write up.
Here is my critique; The Cardinals are paying one hell of a price for Kolb, I could see them possibly switching picks in the first and throwing in Derek Anderson (why not?), how ever I would think that adding their next two 3rd round picks is a bit expensive for a player with an injury history and what is really a limited body of work (194 completions, 2100 yards, 11 TD and 14 INT and a rating of 73.2 for his illustrious career so far), IMO...
As for my Bills, and yes today they are mine ;)
I have nothing against Miller so here it is for the Bills, they just gave Merriman a two year extension to be their SAM, they gave Kesey an extension to be... Himself, Miller is not a SAM type backer, so there goes any arguement regarding the strong side. That means Miller must play the Joker or essentially WILL backer, they have stated that they are not giving up on Maybin (vomit...), Moats progressed very well as the season went on and he got PT, they also drafted Batten last year and is coming off an injury like Coleman who made the roster as an UDRFA, and they are high on as well, they signed Torbor as a FA last year, and he played well after a shaky start. Miller is a great talent, and the pass rush last year was not spectacular by any means but it is young on one side, and the other has significant $ already inversted, I cant see it... Top that off with having the worst run D in the league last year, so teams did not do alot of throwing against them, and again I cant see the top pick being a pass rusher. In your mock (with Dareus off the board), and based on what I have heard Nix and Gailey say, and there actions so far, the pick will be the BPA or a potential franchise QB, and IMO it comes down to Peterson or Newton at that point, outside shot at Gabbert, Jordan and Watt. They took Newton out to dinner the night before his campus workout... The short history of Nix in Buffalo is BPA in round 1, then filling needs after, with a eye on value.
The second round pick I cant see with some of the other guys on the board, although they could use a corner so its not a horrible pick, I just dont see it being a second round type need right now. I think they will take a corner like Peterson in round 1 if its a BPA scenerio, if not I dont think they will address it until later in the draft,
I like the third round pick, and think Carpenter is a gamer who steps it up when the whistle blows, Shepard fits well on seveal levels as well, and even Kaepernick is a possibilty...

Crazy_Chris
03-09-2011, 09:14 AM
That trade would be highway robbery, the Cardinals trading their 2nd rounder and another late round pick is more likely.

Nalej
03-09-2011, 10:15 AM
Aldon Smith
Gabe Carimi
Muhammed Wilkerson
Curtis Brown
DeMarco Murray
Colin McCarthy


I can see all these picks happening, minus McCarthy.
We do have Mayo and Spikes starting but we also have good backups as well
with Fletcher and Guyton (Guyton is in for Spikes on all passing downs)

If I was the GM, the draft would have looked like this

1-A.Smith OLB
1-C.Heyward DE
2-A.Williams CB
2-J.Carpenter OT
3-D.Murray RB
3-J.Kirkpatrick C

OL was addressed a bit later than I'd hope but the value of the first three picks are just too good to pass up

xpmar9x
03-09-2011, 10:16 AM
I agree that the Kolb trade is crazy, but I see something stupid like that happening. Teams thing Kolb is a superstar QB for some reason..

Poz51
03-09-2011, 11:22 AM
I agree that the Kolb trade is crazy, but I see something stupid like that happening. Teams thing Kolb is a superstar QB for some reason..

The whole thing reminds me of the Rob Johnson trade to Buffalo...
Only Johnson had less of a body or work than Kolb. I am not sure why teams think that either, unless they are looking at the game tape from the Atlanta game on replay constantly...

xpmar9x
03-10-2011, 11:51 AM
First off; Nice job on the write up.
Here is my critique; The Cardinals are paying one hell of a price for Kolb, I could see them possibly switching picks in the first and throwing in Derek Anderson (why not?), how ever I would think that adding their next two 3rd round picks is a bit expensive for a player with an injury history and what is really a limited body of work (194 completions, 2100 yards, 11 TD and 14 INT and a rating of 73.2 for his illustrious career so far), IMO...
As for my Bills, and yes today they are mine ;)
I have nothing against Miller so here it is for the Bills, they just gave Merriman a two year extension to be their SAM, they gave Kesey an extension to be... Himself, Miller is not a SAM type backer, so there goes any arguement regarding the strong side. That means Miller must play the Joker or essentially WILL backer, they have stated that they are not giving up on Maybin (vomit...), Moats progressed very well as the season went on and he got PT, they also drafted Batten last year and is coming off an injury like Coleman who made the roster as an UDRFA, and they are high on as well, they signed Torbor as a FA last year, and he played well after a shaky start. Miller is a great talent, and the pass rush last year was not spectacular by any means but it is young on one side, and the other has significant $ already inversted, I cant see it... Top that off with having the worst run D in the league last year, so teams did not do alot of throwing against them, and again I cant see the top pick being a pass rusher. In your mock (with Dareus off the board), and based on what I have heard Nix and Gailey say, and there actions so far, the pick will be the BPA or a potential franchise QB, and IMO it comes down to Peterson or Newton at that point, outside shot at Gabbert, Jordan and Watt. They took Newton out to dinner the night before his campus workout... The short history of Nix in Buffalo is BPA in round 1, then filling needs after, with a eye on value.
The second round pick I cant see with some of the other guys on the board, although they could use a corner so its not a horrible pick, I just dont see it being a second round type need right now. I think they will take a corner like Peterson in round 1 if its a BPA scenerio, if not I dont think they will address it until later in the draft,
I like the third round pick, and think Carpenter is a gamer who steps it up when the whistle blows, Shepard fits well on seveal levels as well, and even Kaepernick is a possibilty...

thanks for the write up

brasho
03-11-2011, 06:27 PM
So the Bucs would pass on a pure pass rushing talent to play RDE in Justin Houston and take a LDE-type that can't play LDE because he has issues with his right arm and motivation?

Then they take a 27-year old OG in round 2? This is honestly horrible IMO. OG is not an area of need like yet another DE, LB, reserve RB, or S is. Try another DE like Reed, Sheard, or Acho or a LB like Carter, Sturdivant, or McCarty, RB like Hunter etc. Really bad, and I'm not just saying that because you think I think you do stuff half-ass, this has nothing to do with that. it would just make every knowledgeable Buc fan throw up in anger if this happened.

txparkes49x
03-11-2011, 07:39 PM
If we reduce Clements contract thats good. if we sign Asomugha or Marshall then its a GREAT mock.