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My rankings of players at position of need

S:

1. Elam, 2. Cyprien, 3. Vacarro, 4. Swearinger, 5. Rambo

DT:

1. Richardson, 2. Lotulelei, 3. Floyd, 4. Williams, 5. Short

WR:

1. Patterson, 2. Austin, 3. Woods, 4. Allen, 5. Hopkins

OG:

1. Cooper, 2. Warmack, 3. Warford, 4. Winters, 5. Long

C:

1. Jones, 2. Schwenke, 3. Quessenberry, 4. Frederick, 5. Bakhtiari

RT:

1. Fluker, 2. Pugh, 3. Watson, 4. Williams, 5. Fragel

RB:

1. Lacy, 2. Randle, 3.Lattimore*, 4. Bernard, 5. Franklin

DE:

1. Ansah, 2. Werner, 3. Carradine*, 4. Moore, 5. Smith*

*Coming off injury

Other prospect I like:

Bennie Logan (DT), Jesse Williams (DT), Duke Williams (S), Terron Armstead (OG), Stepfan Taylor (RB), Le'Veon Bell (RB), Christine Michael (RB), Montee Ball (RB), Cornelius Washington (DE), Michael Williams (TE), Da'Rick Rogers (WR), Ryan Swope (WR), Quinton Patton (WR), Markus Wheaton (WR)

Top 10 @ 18:
Assuming no chance at Ansah, Star, Floyd

1. Richardson
2. Werner
3. Elam
4. Cyprien
5. Vacarro
6. Patterson
7. Austin
8. Cooper
9. Warmack
10. Williams

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my personal rankings at a few positions. posting here as a placeholder. Guessing there will be a thread for this before the draft.

S:

1. Elam, 2. Cyprien, 3. Vacarro, 4. Swearinger, 5. Rambo

DT:

1. Richardson, 2. Floyd, 3.Lotulelei, 4. Williams, 5. Short

WR:

1. Patterson, 2. Austin, 3. Woods, 4. Allen, 5. Hopkins

OG:

1. Cooper, 2. Warmack, 3. Warford, 4. Long, 5. Winters
I agree with everything except I have Cyprien as our #1 target. Not the top rated safety for me tho...like Cypriens fit better for the cowboys.

I'd have short above williams at DT...I'm very high on Short

I'd have Hopkins as my #3 WR....

And we agree with interior OL.
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These guys I am going to assume are out of reach:
Floyd, Ansah, L Johnson

Top Ten
1a) Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina
1b) Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama
2) Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
3a) Jonathan Cyprien, SS, Florida International
3b) Kenny Vaccaro, FS, Texas
4) Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
5) Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State
6a) Keenan Allen, WR, California
6b) Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
7) Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah
8) Barkevious Mingo, DE/OLB, LSU
9) D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama
10) Datone Jones, DE, UCLA

Trade Down Targets
Kawann Short, DT, Purdue
Matt Elam, SS, Florida
Justin Pugh, OL, Syracuse
Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky
Eric Reid, FS, LSU

Notes
I like Cooper as my #1 guy because I think the reports on him being able to play center are accurate. I'm not sold we have a serviceable starter there yet.

Richardson is just sooo explosive....coming into a great situation with Kiffin and Marinelli coaching the front.

Cyprien I'm a little higher on then most. I just think he's a day 1 starter and he is the most well rounded of the top 3 safeties.

Patterson is just a freak...at that point in the draft with my top 5 off the board I look to go BPA. Miles and Dez have injury concerns and Patterson is a nice ball of clay.

Werner falling would be nice. I think he is exactly what we need on the DL at SDE and while it's not a premier position in this defense...anything that takes focus off of Ware is good for me. Would allow us to move on from Spencer after this year.

After that I'm going to continue following my board and going BPA. WR isn't a need but value makes sense and we only have 2 proven yet injury prone guys on the outside. Gotta think 3 years from now if need position doesn't have value.

I like Lotuelei a lot and might have him a tad low. But a big man on the middle of the DL is something we currently don't have on the roster. Plus he has nice agility for his size....makes him a good fit at the 1 tech in monte's scheme.

Mingo and Fluker both scare me...but both players play important positions and have above average starter potential. Mingo would get a solid year of strength training and play a similar role to what Irvin did last year for the seahawks. Allow us to move on from Spencer if we don't reup him.

I personally love Datone Jones. He is just a football player. He's done nothing but prove himself this offseason and look good doing it. I think he's a day one starter on a 4 man line. And while his ceiling is somewhat limited...he's ready to play now.

Moving down a few slots wouldn't make me cry. Value is pretty sketchy if need positions go top 15. Trading out of the first isn't a terrible idea. Pick up a future first for next year which is looking like it will be a nice class. Hate to take a redshirt on the season...but long term thinking pays dividends rather then reaching for a 2nd round player in the first. With the 2nd tier QB's likely to go in the 20-32 range...(EJ Manuel and Barkley) maybe we can pull another Cle trade and still land 2 starters in the 2nd round.
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I agree with everything except I have Cyprien as our #1 target. Not the top rated safety for me tho...like Cypriens fit better for the cowboys.

I'd have short above williams at DT...I'm very high on Short

I'd have Hopkins as my #3 WR....

And we agree with interior OL.
I've had Cyprien all along as my #1, mostly due to Elam's size. After going back and watching the safeties one more time last night I just had to move Elam up.

I realize his size limitations but I think he's the best on the field. Following my gut on this one.

I like the receivers a lot. Hopkins and Allen are basically interchangeable for me. I'm a huge Woods fan though, like him more than most.

With Williams and Short I've gone back and forth, pretty much interchangeable with those guys as well. I put Williams ahead based on reading about work ethic concerns with Short. I thought on field they were close, so work ethic was my tie breaker.
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These guys I am going to assume are out of reach:
Floyd, Ansah, L Johnson

Top Ten
1a) Jonathan Cooper, OG, North Carolina
1b) Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama
2) Sheldon Richardson, DT, Missouri
3a) Jonathan Cyprien, SS, Florida International
3b) Kenny Vaccaro, FS, Texas
4) Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee
5) Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State
6a) Keenan Allen, WR, California
6b) Tavon Austin, WR, West Virginia
7) Star Lotulelei, DT, Utah
8) Barkevious Mingo, DE/OLB, LSU
9) D.J. Fluker, OT, Alabama
10) Datone Jones, DE, UCLA

Trade Down Targets
Kawann Short, DT, Purdue
Matt Elam, SS, Florida
Justin Pugh, OL, Syracuse
Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky
Eric Reid, FS, LSU

Notes
I like Cooper as my #1 guy because I think the reports on him being able to play center are accurate. I'm not sold we have a serviceable starter there yet.

Richardson is just sooo explosive....coming into a great situation with Kiffin and Marinelli coaching the front.

Cyprien I'm a little higher on then most. I just think he's a day 1 starter and he is the most well rounded of the top 3 safeties.

Patterson is just a freak...at that point in the draft with my top 5 off the board I look to go BPA. Miles and Dez have injury concerns and Patterson is a nice ball of clay.

Werner falling would be nice. I think he is exactly what we need on the DL at SDE and while it's not a premier position in this defense...anything that takes focus off of Ware is good for me. Would allow us to move on from Spencer after this year.

After that I'm going to continue following my board and going BPA. WR isn't a need but value makes sense and we only have 2 proven yet injury prone guys on the outside. Gotta think 3 years from now if need position doesn't have value.

I like Lotuelei a lot and might have him a tad low. But a big man on the middle of the DL is something we currently don't have on the roster. Plus he has nice agility for his size....makes him a good fit at the 1 tech in monte's scheme.

Mingo and Fluker both scare me...but both players play important positions and have above average starter potential. Mingo would get a solid year of strength training and play a similar role to what Irvin did last year for the seahawks. Allow us to move on from Spencer if we don't reup him.

I personally love Datone Jones. He is just a football player. He's done nothing but prove himself this offseason and look good doing it. I think he's a day one starter on a 4 man line. And while his ceiling is somewhat limited...he's ready to play now.

Moving down a few slots wouldn't make me cry. Value is pretty sketchy if need positions go top 15. Trading out of the first isn't a terrible idea. Pick up a future first for next year which is looking like it will be a nice class. Hate to take a redshirt on the season...but long term thinking pays dividends rather then reaching for a 2nd round player in the first. With the 2nd tier QB's likely to go in the 20-32 range...(EJ Manuel and Barkley) maybe we can pull another Cle trade and still land 2 starters in the 2nd round.
Like this a lot. Going to have to think a bit about mine.
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Been doing my positional rankings. It's kinda hard. Never did it before. Starting with Center...

CENTER


1. Barrett Jones - His total package of smarts, experience, leadership, & versatility have him ahead of Cooper for me.

2. Jonathan Cooper - Best athlete, and still a dream land, but I couldn't put him ahead of Jones as far a C goes.

3. Brian Schwenke - Flew under the radar during the season, but some great Combine numbers validated the Senior Bowl hype.

4. Lamar Mady (pictured) - Strong (35 reps), long arms, strong base to drive defenders off the line. What you love in strength, you give up in speed and nimbleness. Became my pet cat at this position after digging through more research.

5. Travis Frederick - If I based my grades solely on the Combine, he'd be an UDFA. Luckily for him, his valuable Wisconsin experience is his saving grace.

6. David Quessenberry - Unlike Frederick, Quessenberry tore up the Combine! Displayed excellent quickness and agility. He also offers position versatility (G/C/T), but not real strong and stout enough for my liking. Project, but definitely worth a late look.

7. Braxston Cave - Inconsistent player. Tough as nails though. His grit might keep him alive in the NFL. He knows how to run block, but has short arms and terrible recovery once beat.

8. TJ Johnson - JAG, but could be more. Not much separation between who's ranked #5-8.

9. Khaled Holmes - Never liked Holmes. Injury waiting to happen. Long arms (35"), but the 13 Bench Press is pathetic. I don't think has the drive to make it. Others love him though, so there's that.


I used some historical combine analysis to help me in my grading. Compared the 2013 C prospects with some C's who play/played at a high level in the NFL. As you can see, the top C's to play this game (colored in yellow) have high grades. At the very bottom is the criteria I used. My own marks. Not a professional standard (cause I don't know what those are, lol). Sorted by the last column, which shows the total number of yellow blocks the player has.

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Moving on...

GUARD


1. Jonathan Cooper - Poetry in motion. Easy call.

2. Barrett Jones - If he returns to true health, I think this is the spot that should belong to him. I've said this before, but many times watching Bama play, Jones is the one making things happen more in my eyes than Warmack.

3a. Chance Warmack - He does not grade well. Watching him at the combine was an uneasy feeling. He did receive a lot of help at Bama... Don't have to put your worry hats on anything, but I do think the hype is a little carried away.

3b. Alvin Bailey - Tested out like a CHAMP. Right at the top of my grades with the best OGs to play the game in recent years. Definitely a lot closer to Warmack in my rankings after my study.

5. DJ Fluker - Not in love with him, but if you want to run the ball, follow his ass. Love a lot about him, but his feet move like he's wearing 40 pound ankle weights.

6. Hugh Thornton (pictured) - Thornton is definitely a stud in his own right. That's why I chose to picture him. He's been receiving great reviews. You should check him out if you haven't yet. Also Wrestles for Illinois.

7. Justin Pugh - Gaining momentum as a Guard prospect. Personally, I don't want him on the Cowboys, but he did grade very well at the combine and he's got his fair share of supporters.

8. Earl Watford - Sleeper alert! Watford is a prototype for that athletic mold of lineman that the Cowboys desired in Tyron Smith. He graded out very well in all length strength tests and has excellent feet. He needs to bulk up though. A worthy investment for project development. He needs time and molding.

9. Larry Warford - He's flubby tubby. I'm not a fan. Didn't test well. Can look good at times, but you can safely call me a skeptic.


Here is my grade analysis for Guards. Also included Ron Leary (blue) for kicks. He lined up well! Interesting to see how the Yellow names seem to have good combine numbers in common. I specifically noticed how the Great Guards all did well in Vert and Broad Jump. Indicator of great leg drive.

My criteria is colored in green at the bottom. Sorted by Total # of Yellow Highlights, followed by Vert.


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GUARD


1. Jonathan Cooper - Poetry in motion. Easy call.

2. Barrett Jones - If he returns to true health, I think this is the spot that should belong to him. I've said this before, but many times watching Bama play, Jones is the one making things happen more in my eyes than Warmack.

3a. Chance Warmack - He does not grade well. Watching him at the combine was an uneasy feeling. He did receive a lot of help at Bama... Don't have to put your worry hats on anything, but I do think the hype is a little carried away.

3b. Alvin Bailey - Tested out like a CHAMP. Right at the top of my grades with the best OGs to play the game in recent years. Definitely a lot closer to Warmack in my rankings after my study.

5. Hugh Thornton (pictured) - Thornton is definitely a stud in his own right. That's why I chose to picture him. He's been receiving great reviews. You should check him out if you haven't yet. Also Wrestles for Illinois. 2nd round wouldn't surprise me at all.

6. DJ Fluker - Not in love with him, but if you want to run the ball, follow his ass. Love a lot about him, but his feet move like he's wearing 40 pound ankle weights.

7. Justin Pugh - Gaining momentum as a Guard prospect. Personally, I don't want him on the Cowboys, but he did grade very well at the combine and he's got his fair share of supporters.

8. Earl Watford - Sleeper alert! Watford is a prototype for that athletic mold of lineman that the Cowboys desired in Tyron Smith. He graded out very well in all length strength tests and has excellent feet. He needs to bulk up though. A worthy investment for project development. He needs time and molding.

9. Larry Warford - He's flubby tubby. I'm not a fan. Didn't test well. Can look good at times, but you can safely call me a skeptic.


Here is my grade analysis for Guards. Also included Ron Leary (blue) for kicks. He lined up well! Interesting to see how the Yellow names seem to have good combine numbers in common. I specifically noticed how the Great Guards all did well in Vert and Broad Jump. Indicator of great leg drive.

My criteria is colored in green at the bottom. Sorted by Total # of Yellow Highlights, followed by Vert.

Have you watched Winters? Just studied him the other night and really liked him. Check him out when you get a chance

On Warford, I think he has surprisingly nimble feet for his size. Yes, he is flubby but I actually like his feet better than Warmacks. I think with a good coach can turn him into a really good player.
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Have you watched Winters? Just studied him the other night and really liked him. Check him out when you get a chance

On Warford, I think he has surprisingly nimble feet for his size. Yes, he is flubby but I actually like his feet better than Warmacks. I think with a good coach can turn him into a really good player.
Oh snap! How could I forget him? I would put him between Fluker and Pugh. I know Pugh has his fans but Winters has the nasty streak I like.
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Pick 18 Top Ten.

My ranking, not the teams.

Assuming trading down is not an option.

Assuming same guys Thule mentioned are already off the board plus Star. Looks like heart is a non issue.

1. Richardson
2. Elam
3. Cyprien
4. Vacarro
5. Patterson
6. Austin
7. Fluker
8. Cooper
9. Warmack
10. Carradine

Richardson can be the best player to come out of this draft. With Ratliff aging and Hatcher going into the final year of his deal, Richardson is the perfect guy to play 3-tech in this scheme. Something I've yet to see mentioned anywhere else is Richardson's potential to play SDE. IMO he has the athleticism to play on the edge and would allow the team to field and absolutely gigantic & formidable defensive line. Having multi-position versatility only boosts his value.

Elam is my favorite Safety in the draft. The one spot on the defense where a rookie can step in and start day 1, assuming Anthony Spencer remains on the team.

Cyprien is my next guy at Safety. I think his range and coverage ability is being underrated. Neck and neck with Vacarro as far as potential goes. Love his scheme experience.

Vacarro for the same reasons as the other 2 guys. A ton of potential and the ability to be a day 1 starter for the team.

Patterson would just be too good to pass up. I don't think his rookie contributions would be equal to any of the defensive players or OL, but reuniting him with his college coach and pairing him with Dez would potentially be one of the most dominant WR duos in the league.

Austin brings an immediate contribution to the team and is easier to work in as a rookie than Patterson would be. Lack of size keeps him below Patterson for me, but the idea of the mismatches that can be created with him are just as enticing.

Reasoning behind having Fluker ahead of the OG's is my belief he can play Guard and RT. if Parnell pans out, great, you've now got a massive right side of the line paving the way for years to come. If Parnell doesn't cut it, you've got a starting RT in Fluker to bookend with Smith.

Cooper is ahead of Warmack for me because of position versatility. Ability to play center gives the team more roster flexibility, which is important. I also have both guards down the list because I believe quality, day 1 starting guards will be available in the 2nd and even 3rd round of this draft.

Carradine follows the Cowboys recent strategy of grabbing guys coming off injury in a position they normally wouldn't be. Formerly thought of as a top 5-10 pick, Carradine can play the strong side of the line and be a force vs the run & rushing the passer. Gives team ability to move on from Spencer.

If Spencer signs an extension I'd take Carradine off the list because there just isn't a place on the team for another pure DE.
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Decent lists although I just cannot see Richardson lasing that long, the rest there is a shot at. It will be interesting to see whether it is an OG or a Safety. The Cover 2 defense definitely needs top Safeties to work so that is a strong possibility but the OL needs help as well, so it will be very interesting to see how Jerry picks.

At least the draft plays out well for Dallas with 2 crucial areas well represented.
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Decent lists although I just cannot see Richardson lasing that long, the rest there is a shot at. It will be interesting to see whether it is an OG or a Safety. The Cover 2 defense definitely needs top Safeties to work so that is a strong possibility but the OL needs help as well, so it will be very interesting to see how Jerry picks.

At least the draft plays out well for Dallas with 2 crucial areas well represented.
I doubt Richardson is there as well but I think it's possible. If he falls to within a few picks, I'd hope the team would make a move for him.
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Positional Rankings excluding positions that should not be addressed in the first two rounds.(QB,RB,FB,TE,WLB,MLB,CB,K,P,)

WDE- Dion Jordan, Ezekiel Ansah,Demontre Moore, Barkevious Mingo, Corey Lemonier
DT-Sheldon Richardson, Sharrif Floyd, Kawaan Short, Sylvester Williams,Jordan Hill
NT-Star Lotulelei, Jesse Williams, Sylvester Williams, Kawaan Short,John Hankins
SDE-Ezekiel Ansah, Tank Carradine, Bjoern Werner, Datone Jones,William Gholston

SOLB-Dion Jordan, Jarvis Jones,Khaseem Green, Sio Moore, Arthur Brown

FS-Kenny Vaccaro, Johnathan Banks, John Cyprien, Xavier Rhodes,David Amerson
SS-Matt Elam, John Cyprien, Kenny Vaccaro, Shamarko Thomas,Shawn Williams.

LT-Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher, Lane Johnson,Terron Armstead, Menelik Watson.
OG-Jonathan Cooper, Chance Warmack,Kyle Long, Justin Pugh, Larry Warford.
C-Jonathan Cooper,Barrett Jones, Travis Frederick,Brian Schwenke, Khaled Holmes.
RT-Luke Joeckel, Eric Fisher, Lane Johnson,Kyle Long, DJ Fluker

WR-Cordarelle Patterson, Tavon Austin, Justin Hunter, Keenan Allen, Robert Woods.


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Excluding those that I believe go before us...

1. Jonathan Cooper
2. Chance Warmack
3. Kawann Short
4. Tavon Austin
5. Kenny Vaccaro
6. D.J. Fluker
7. Datone Jones
8. Matt Elam
9. Jonathan Cyprien
10. Tank Carradine

I like Kawann more than most, he's got the skillset to become a dominant 3-tech... And his Pro Day only confirmed what I saw on game days.

I also love Ogletree and probably would have had him right after the 2 guards before we resigned Sims and signed Durant. I'd still be all for taking him because I think he's perfect for this scheme, but I don't think the team has LB on the round 1 radar at all.
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Oh snap! How could I forget him? I would put him between Fluker and Pugh. I know Pugh has his fans but Winters has the nasty streak I like.
I noticed you didn't have Dallas Thomas. I know a lot of people are reasonably high on him. I personally don't like him at all. Finesse. Winds up on the ground far too often for my liking.
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Excluding those that I believe go before us...

1. Jonathan Cooper
2. Chance Warmack
3. Kawann Short
4. Tavon Austin
5. Kenny Vaccaro
6. D.J. Fluker
7. Datone Jones
8. Matt Elam
9. Jonathan Cyprien
10. Tank Carradine

I like Kawann more than most, he's got the skillset to become a dominant 3-tech... And his Pro Day only confirmed what I saw on game days.

I also love Ogletree and probably would have had him right after the 2 guards before we resigned Sims and signed Durant. I'd still be all for taking him because I think he's perfect for this scheme, but I don't think the team has LB on the round 1 radar at all.
Nice call on Short. I'd personally welcome him at 18 with open arms...but still seems like his value is a little lower. I think Sly Williams goes above him and then he falls 25-35. He seems like a day 1 pocket pusher to me though. Dominated the big 10 for a year and a half.
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I noticed you didn't have Dallas Thomas. I know a lot of people are reasonably high on him. I personally don't like him at all. Finesse. Winds up on the ground far too often for my liking.
I'm not down on him necessarily, but I don't have him projected as a Guard.
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Nice call on Short. I'd personally welcome him at 18 with open arms...but still seems like his value is a little lower. I think Sly Williams goes above him and then he falls 25-35. He seems like a day 1 pocket pusher to me though. Dominated the big 10 for a year and a half.
I like what I see of Short on youtube... I mean he looks like Warren Sapp 2.0! ...but my coworker who is an avid football fan and a Purdue alum die hard told me something that turned me off a little on Short. Said he didn't get what the hype was about. That he never thought Short stood out enough during games. Unlike Ryan Kerrigan who was a clear stud. Obviously a different position, but if he thought Short wasn't a difference maker then that lingers on my mind.
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I'm not down on him necessarily, but I don't have him projected as a Guard.
Where do you have him? I just noticed Scott has him at tackle but I don't understand that -- I can't remember the last time I saw someone project a guard to tackle.
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Where do you have him? I just noticed Scott has him at tackle but I don't understand that -- I can't remember the last time I saw someone project a guard to tackle.
Cordy Glenn comes to mind, he had like 30+ starts at guard at Georgia. I know he started some at LT, but most were at guard. Now he is a tackle in the NFL.

Definitely the exception, not the rule though.
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