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    Hey guys, haven't posted in a while but I wanted to bring up Glenn Dorsey. With our schedule, it is quite possible that we end up with a top 3 pick in the draft. So, if Glenn Dorsey is available (we'd probably have to pick before the falcons..), do we take him? He is a little short to play NT, but after seeing him play a few times, he looks like he will be an absolute monster at any level.

    Honestly, the guy appears to be quick enough to be a DE in the 3-4 if we wanted him to be...

    Thoughts?

  • #2
    Dorsey isn't short to play NT, maybe a LITTLE taller than ideal but definitely not too short. His weight and strength are the issue. I'm just not sure taking a guy and playing him out of position where he won't be able to play to his strengths with a top 3 pick is worth it. I think Dorsey is worth top 3 in a 4-3, but not in a 3-4. He's probably quick enough to play end, but doesn't have the height for the position. I think we try and move out of the spot or take somebody that's not being considered in the top 5 right now, like a Dre Moore who could be a big riser between now and draft day.

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    • #3
      If we switched back our a 4-3 and drafted him our D would be pretty good i think.
      DE- Sean Ellis
      DT - D-Rob
      DT- Glen Dorsey
      DE- Kenyon Coleman would he fit?
      OLB- Eric Barton, Brian Thomas
      MLB Jonathan Vilma, David Harris
      OLB- Victor Hobson, ?
      SS- Kerry Rhodes
      FS- Erik Coleman, Eric Smith, or new player?
      CB- Darelle Revis
      CB- Dyson and Barrett.

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      • #4
        It'd probably look more like:

        DE- Thomas, Bowens

        DT- D-Rob, Pouha

        DT- Dorsey, Coleman

        DE- Ellis, Hicks

        OLB- Barton

        MLB- Vilma, Harris

        OLB- Hobson

        and then the secondary as you listed it. Thomas is a natural end, Coleman is really a 3-4 end naturally but if forced into the 4-3 would probably have to be a tackle. We'd probably have to find some spot to start Harris, maybe move Vilma to WLB instead of Barton or something.

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        • #5
          Even if we did switch back, I'd still like long instead at the DE, I just see him as being such a dominant force in the NFL, he's got all the things you can't teach...
          Glenn Dorsey will slip...

          Jets will not take McFadden...

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