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TheReverend
04-22-2009, 11:15 AM
1a) Jenkins
1b) Rey
2) Moore/Delmas
3a) Senderrick Marks, 3-4 DE
3b) Terrance Taylor, 3-4 NT
4) Curtis Painter, QB
5) AQ Shipley, IOL
6) Samme Lee Hill, 3-4 NT develop
7a) Maurice Evans, DE or OLB project
7b) Sokoda, Gano, McAfee in that order for K


DE- Marcus Thomas, Carlton Powell
NT- Terrance Taylor, Ron Fields, Sammie Lee Hill
DE- Senderrick Marks, Kenny Peterson
RushOLB- Elvis Dumervil, Jarvis (if not traded), Crowder (if not traded), Maurice Evans
ILB- Andra Davis, Wesley Woodyard
ILB- Rey Mauluga, Spencer Larsen
OLB- DJ Williams, Darrell Reid, Maurice Evans
CB- Champ Bailey, Josh Bell, Jack Williams
S- Brian Dawkins, Barrett
S- Delmas/Moore, scrub Miami FA
CB- Malcom Jenkins, scrub Miami FA


Dissect away

ayjackson
04-22-2009, 11:26 AM
I humbly disagree that DJ Williams resembles in any way shape or form, an OLB in our 3-4 defence.

When Reid was signed, I envisioned him as a Jarvis Green type - a down lineman on passing downs. Has there been some mini-camp reports or quotes suggesting that he will be an OLB?

TheReverend
04-22-2009, 11:33 AM
I humbly disagree that DJ Williams resembles in any way shape or form, an OLB in our 3-4 defence.

When Reid was signed, I envisioned him as a Jarvis Green type - a down lineman on passing downs. Has there been some mini-camp reports or quotes suggesting that he will be an OLB?

No, but to crack the interior, especially after that draft, he'd need to progress at playing in traffic very quickly.

mellow mood
04-22-2009, 11:41 AM
does Goodman get cut?

TheReverend
04-22-2009, 11:43 AM
does Goodman get cut?

He's listed as one of the "Miami scrub" on the chart :sunshine:

mellow mood
04-22-2009, 11:47 AM
:thumbsup:

i should have figured that out

SonOfLe-loLang
04-22-2009, 11:49 AM
I really do not want to draft 2 db's with our first 2 picks...have we learned nothing from our current d?

TheReverend
04-22-2009, 11:51 AM
I really do not want to draft 2 db's with our first 3 picks...have we learned nothing from our current d?

Fixed.

I agree, but it's the value play. Jenkins and Delmas or Moore are all great players, and to be quite honest, I think Marks is the best 3-4 DE and Terrance Taylor the best 3-4 NT prospect in the draft... they just happen to be available later.

Mediator12
04-22-2009, 12:05 PM
Wow, that is way too many risk selections for me. The bolded guys would not be on my board where you took them, if at all. This is waht makes this place great. That is an extremely aggressive draft, mine would be much more on floor than ceiling ;D

1a) Jenkins
1b) Rey
2) Moore/Delmas
3a) Senderrick Marks, 3-4 DE
3b) Terrance Taylor, 3-4 NT
4) Curtis Painter, QB
5) AQ Shipley, IOL
6) Samme Lee Hill, 3-4 NT develop
7a) Maurice Evans, DE or OLB project
7b) Sokoda, Gano, McAfee in that order for K


DE- Marcus Thomas, Carlton Powell
NT- Terrance Taylor, Ron Fields, Sammie Lee Hill
DE- Senderrick Marks, Kenny Peterson
RushOLB- Elvis Dumervil, Jarvis (if not traded), Crowder (if not traded), Maurice Evans
ILB- Andra Davis, Wesley Woodyard
ILB- Rey Mauluga, Spencer Larsen
OLB- DJ Williams, Darrell Reid, Maurice Evans
CB- Champ Bailey, Josh Bell, Jack Williams
S- Brian Dawkins, Barrett
S- Delmas/Moore, scrub Miami FA
CB- Malcom Jenkins, scrub Miami FA

I'll get mine here if I can, Got to go now!

TheReverend
04-22-2009, 12:10 PM
Marks has his character concerns, but a character defensive end is over-rated. Rey in a 3-4 is a wet dream. What do you have against Moore, Delmas and Taylor?!?!

Hotrod
04-22-2009, 12:14 PM
Kemp>Shipley

Just saying :)

Northman
04-22-2009, 12:16 PM
Here was my latest.

1. Everette Brown DE
1. Clint Sintim LB
2. Ron Brace NT
3. Mike Hamlin SS
3. Asher Allen CB
4. Shawn Nelson TE
5. Mike Wallace WR
6. Ian Johnson RB
7. Stephen Hodge SS
7. Graham Harrell QB
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Drek
04-22-2009, 12:33 PM
It seems like as stretch to just pencil Malcolm Jenkins in as a starting CB in this league. His best comp to me is Antrel Rolle, who moved to FS when he came in the league. I'd think that would be a more likely home for him because its a better talent fit and also we have a shorter deal with a lesser player (Renaldo Hill versus Goodman).

And if that was the case I don't think we need another safety to be added, especially someone like Moore who I like but I'm not sure is a significantly better developmental prospect to slot in behind Dawkins than Josh Barrett.

I'm not sold on Rey Maualuga as being an every down LB and I think thats required to make him a good first round pick, but at #18 it does get hard to pass up his potential. Nolan has done some impressive things with LBs in his career so ultimately I'm hoping we defer to his call on guys like Maualuga and Laurinaitis.

Senderick Marks doesn't strike me as a good choice for the 3-4 DE. I like his skill set as a 4-3 UT but question his mental makeup and it'd be a completely different role for him than what he was used to in college. He's kinda short for the role and doesn't play with a ton of power in the running game from what little I've seen of him. Using our first 3rd round pick on him seems like an aweful big reach when guys like Zach Potter, Will Johnson, Rulon Davis, etc. profile just as well as 5-techs and could be had from rounds 5 and back.

I think Terrance Taylor would be a worthwhile NT prospect but I don't think the gap between him and a Sammie Lee Hill (like that pick a lot), Terrence Knighton, Dorrell Scott, etc. is worth taking him so much earlier than where those guys will probably go.

I like Painter and Shipley, the last two I'm no super familiar with but later round guys all come down to what you think you can mold into a solid system player, so hard to judge.

I generally agree with Med in that I'm hoping this is a much safer draft than what you've outlined. We've got a lot of big holes and I'd rather we walk away with two solid starters and a couple good role players than one stud and a handful of busts.

Mediator12
04-22-2009, 12:47 PM
Marks has his character concerns, but a character defensive end is over-rated. Rey in a 3-4 is a wet dream. What do you have against Moore, Delmas and Taylor?!?!

Consistency issues with all of them. Those guys all got my "needs to try harder every play" designation which always drops them down my board. It's the reason Dorrell Scott is not going in the first round this year, he struggled mightily last year but was a Top 15 DT talent wise in Soph and junior years.

Motivation is my major character driving point. Is it internal or external. These guys all have that external grade which scares me off a round or so from their overall talent grade. All of them are good players when they try, except maybe Delmas who I just do not believe has the hip fluidity to be selected that high at safety. I just do not want to draft guys who have to be motivated to play at this level. It hardly ever works.

TheReverend
04-22-2009, 12:54 PM
Consistency issues with all of them. Those guys all got my "needs to try harder every play" designation which always drops them down my board. It's the reason Dorrell Scott is not going in the first round this year, he struggled mightily last year but was a Top 15 DT talent wise in Soph and junior years.

Motivation is my major character driving point. Is it internal or external. These guys all have that external grade which scares me off a round or so from their overall talent grade. All of them are good players when they try, except maybe Delmas who I just do not believe has the hip fluidity to be selected that high at safety. I just do not want to draft guys who have to be motivated to play at this level. It hardly ever works.

You had to have dropped them a lot more than a round from their talent grade!

Marks, without character issues, is first round talent without question. He's a better version of the same situation Marcus Thomas found himself in.

Terrance Taylor (and Dorrell Scott for that matter), have "effort issues" because of the attention they're receiving from opposing teams, and the sheer volume of play time they're getting. Re-watch both of them with that in mind and when you factor in a rotation at the NFL level, both can be extremely good players, but I'd keep Scott as a 4-3 nose, or a 3-4 end for running downs while he develops.

Fairly legitimate gripe against Delmas, but I don't see it at the level of detriment you do.

BroncoBuff
04-22-2009, 12:59 PM
Wet Blanket alert ...

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/8656/19322424.jpg

Mediator12
04-22-2009, 01:09 PM
You had to have dropped them a lot more than a round from their talent grade!

Marks, without character issues, is first round talent without question. He's a better version of the same situation Marcus Thomas found himself in.

Terrance Taylor (and Dorrell Scott for that matter), have "effort issues" because of the attention they're receiving from opposing teams, and the sheer volume of play time they're getting. Re-watch both of them with that in mind and when you factor in a rotation at the NFL level, both can be extremely good players, but I'd keep Scott as a 4-3 nose, or a 3-4 end for running downs while he develops.

Fairly legitimate gripe against Delmas, but I don't see it at the level of detriment you do.

Marks looked much better when Sims and he were playing together last year. Yes, he has first round talent when the light is on, but it is all too often OFF when I watch him play. Then, add the Character concerns. That is why he grades lower for me. It's the combination of on-field and then off-field.

Taylor and Scott had issues dealing with coaching changes, dealing with Double teams, overuse due to injuries at the positions around them, and then the consistency issues. It affected their overall play this year and their consistency suffered when they should have been peaking. Some of it is timing, and some of it was how those changes affected their attitudes. I think both will be solid NFL players in a rotation like you said, but what is that really worth and will they fight when you need to have a play? I think Scott will, still up in the air over Taylor who I have not looked at in awhile.

I am one of the rare guys who just does not see Delmas being the player everyone thinks he already is. I also think he will not translate half of what he did in college to the pros. That's just me, but I also loved Josh Gattis a few years ago for the exact opposite reason ;D

Kaylore
04-22-2009, 01:15 PM
1a) Jenkins YAY
1b) Rey Booo
2) Moore/Delmas Yay
3a) Senderrick Marks, 3-4 DE Yay
3b) Terrance Taylor, 3-4 NT Probably won't be there.
4) Curtis Painter, QB Boo-yeah!
5) AQ Shipley, IOL Meh
6) Samme Lee Hill, 3-4 NT develop Yay
7a) Maurice Evans, DE or OLB project Meh
7b) Sokoda, Gano, McAfee in that order for K Why not?
I could totally do this draft. Everyone knows my opinion on Rey-Rey, but I could live with that if we got the rest of the crew.

Northman
04-22-2009, 01:21 PM
I could totally do this draft. Everyone knows my opinion on Rey-Rey, but I could live with that if we got the rest of the crew.


You have a man crush on Rey, admit it. ;D

SonOfLe-loLang
04-22-2009, 02:19 PM
I could totally do this draft. Everyone knows my opinion on Rey-Rey, but I could live with that if we got the rest of the crew.

What if i told you Rey found some gold plates buried in his backyard!

Kaylore
04-22-2009, 02:39 PM
You have a man crush on Rey, admit it.
He is an inspiration. To see someone with a mental handicap go so far reminds us all of how good we can be.

What if i told you Rey found some gold plates buried in his backyard!
It's Rey so he probably found a piece of tin foil and assumed it was ruins of an ancient civilization.

TheReverend
04-22-2009, 05:14 PM
Marks looked much better when Sims and he were playing together last year. Yes, he has first round talent when the light is on, but it is all too often OFF when I watch him play. Then, add the Character concerns. That is why he grades lower for me. It's the combination of on-field and then off-field.

Taylor and Scott had issues dealing with coaching changes, dealing with Double teams, overuse due to injuries at the positions around them, and then the consistency issues. It affected their overall play this year and their consistency suffered when they should have been peaking. Some of it is timing, and some of it was how those changes affected their attitudes. I think both will be solid NFL players in a rotation like you said, but what is that really worth and will they fight when you need to have a play? I think Scott will, still up in the air over Taylor who I have not looked at in awhile.

I am one of the rare guys who just does not see Delmas being the player everyone thinks he already is. I also think he will not translate half of what he did in college to the pros. That's just me, but I also loved Josh Gattis a few years ago for the exact opposite reason ;D

RE Marks: Auburn's defense as a whole was better in 2007. I don't hold that against him... if he can keep his **** together he'll smash in the NFL.

RE Taylor: Yes, watch him again and try to watch situational context closely. If afterwards you don't think he'll be even pretty significantly better than Dorrell, it'll just be a difference of opinion.

RE Delmas: I do like Moore better, but both can be pretty dynamic, especially after they get their feet wet and can start reacting instead of thinknig.

Mediator12
04-22-2009, 08:15 PM
RE Marks: Auburn's defense as a whole was better in 2007. I don't hold that against him... if he can keep his **** together he'll smash in the NFL.

RE Taylor: Yes, watch him again and try to watch situational context closely. If afterwards you don't think he'll be even pretty significantly better than Dorrell, it'll just be a difference of opinion.

RE Delmas: I do like Moore better, but both can be pretty dynamic, especially after they get their feet wet and can start reacting instead of thinknig.

1. Marks is just too risky of a player when there are others to fill a need for me. He crosses my threshhold on Risk/Reward as being much more wasted pick than potential star.

2. Taylor is a one trick pony to me. Strickly a NT and sometimes a good one. Pulled my notes on him and he definitely runs hot and cold even as a junior and sophomore when he was rated much higher. Scott can play UT or NT in a 4-3, DE or NT in a 3-4. He has the type of body that will mold to what he plays. Not too tall, but not short arms either. When they are both on, Scott has more quickness to split double teams and has real pass Rush ability. I think both Anchor against the Double OK, but situationally Taylor is a better Run defender and Scott the better Pass rusher. For me, Scott has the ability to be much more versatile schematically and play by play. He can play multiple DL positions and understands both roles as he played them both for Clemson.

3. Delmas is not the player on tape I keep reading about in scouting reports. Sure he hits, but his coverage is marginal. There is just something off when I watch him play.

UboBronco
04-22-2009, 08:47 PM
Here is my draft hopes for the first 2 rounds., I will list a few possibilities at each spot, because I actually would not mind getting Sanchez, though I DO NOT want to trade up to do it…But I could live with it
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If Rhett Bomar (http://insider.espn.go.com/nfldraft/draft/tracker/player?id=24352) or Stephen McGee (http://insider.espn.go.com/nfldraft/draft/tracker/player?id=24059) are there in the 4th or later round, I would like to see us take one of them, as you will need at least 3 QB's on the Roster.. Pat White might be an option in the 3rd if McDaniels really did like him.<o:p></o:p>

BroncoMan4ever
04-22-2009, 10:55 PM
1a) Jenkins
1b) Rey
2) Moore/Delmas
3a) Senderrick Marks, 3-4 DE
3b) Terrance Taylor, 3-4 NT
4) Curtis Painter, QB
5) AQ Shipley, IOL
6) Samme Lee Hill, 3-4 NT develop
7a) Maurice Evans, DE or OLB project
7b) Sokoda, Gano, McAfee in that order for K


DE- Marcus Thomas, Carlton Powell
NT- Terrance Taylor, Ron Fields, Sammie Lee Hill
DE- Senderrick Marks, Kenny Peterson
RushOLB- Elvis Dumervil, Jarvis (if not traded), Crowder (if not traded), Maurice Evans
ILB- Andra Davis, Wesley Woodyard
ILB- Rey Mauluga, Spencer Larsen
OLB- DJ Williams, Darrell Reid, Maurice Evans
CB- Champ Bailey, Josh Bell, Jack Williams
S- Brian Dawkins, Barrett
S- Delmas/Moore, scrub Miami FA
CB- Malcom Jenkins, scrub Miami FA


Dissect away

our 1st 2 rounds can NOT consist of 2 players for the secondary. we need talent in the front 7 and those picks need to be used there, not on the secondary.

BroncoMan4ever
04-22-2009, 10:59 PM
Wet Blanket alert ...

http://img14.imageshack.us/img14/8656/19322424.jpg

any word yet on whether Rodgers situation has been straightened out in Cleveland?

because if Scheff is still on the block, i would be ok with sending him and a conditional pick to Cleveland for Rodgers.

TheReverend
04-23-2009, 05:41 AM
our 1st 2 rounds can NOT consist of 2 players for the secondary. we need talent in the front 7 and those picks need to be used there, not on the secondary.

This has already been addressed. You're welcome to take up that discussion where it left off if you'd like.

chaz
04-23-2009, 04:51 PM
Obviously everyone is going to have minor tweaks to a mock, but I would be very content with that draft. Nice work Rev

Borks147
04-23-2009, 10:23 PM
any word yet on whether Rodgers situation has been straightened out in Cleveland?

because if Scheff is still on the block, i would be ok with sending him and a conditional pick to Cleveland for Rodgers.

yummy