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broncosteven
03-28-2010, 12:15 PM
Anyone have any good info (or links) on what the other 3 teams in the AFC west needs are going into the draft.

I am too lazy and feel dirty trolling rival boards. So if you have any info on what KFC, Chuggers, Butt-pirates needs are can we put it here?

400HZ
03-28-2010, 12:34 PM
San Diego needs defensive line and running back for sure. Cornerback depth was a big need but they are signing Nathan Vasher and that should cover it for now. They could also use more bodies at inside linebacker, offensive tackle, safety, tight end, and wide receiver.

Cool Breeze
03-28-2010, 05:49 PM
Here is what Burger Bill says:

Draft Watch: AFC West (http://www.orangemane.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/20802/draft-watch-afc-west-6)

March, 26, 2010 Mar 26
1:04
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Each week leading up to the NFL draft (April 22-24), the ESPN.com blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today’s topic: Under the radar needs.

http://a.espncdn.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/den.gifDenver

I could see Denver drafting a safety in the fourth round. Starters Brian Dawkins (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=978) (36) and Renaldo Hill (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=2751) (31) will not be around forever. Denver did take Darcel McBath (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=12618) in the second round last year and he made some decent strides before getting hurt. It would hurt Denver to try to find another young safety to develop. I could also see Denver looking for a big running back late in the draft. The team needs a pounder. The Broncos struggled in short-yardage situations. The Broncos also need a punter.

http://a.espncdn.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/kan.gifKansas City

The Chiefs have done a nice job in free agency, but they still have plenty of needs heading into the draft. Many of Kansas City’s needs are on the defensive side of the ball. I wouldn’t be surprised if Kansas City added multiple linebackers, perhaps starting in the second round. Since the Chiefs use a 3-4 defense, they need several linebackers on an aging crew. Linebacker might be the top need after safety, offensive line and receiver. The Chiefs are young on the defensive front, but it wouldn’t hurt to get more talent in the later rounds at nose tackle. Even though tight end is not a glamour position in Todd Haley’s offense, the Chiefs do need some talent there.

http://a.espncdn.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/oak.gifOakland

After the offensive line, linebacker and quarterback, the Raiders need some defensive line help, especially at tackle. Watch for Oakland to use a mid-round pick on this position. I could also see Oakland trying to find a running back in the third-to-fifth rounds. It cut Justin Fargas (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=4554) and needs some help behind Darren McFadden (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=11238) and Michael Bush (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=10544). Oakland was set to visit with former Kansas City star Larry Johnson (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=4485) before he signed with Washington. Cornerback and safety are other areas Oakland might address add late in the draft. Oakland also needs some help at receiver. Ideally, it would be in the form of a veteran (Terrell Owens (http://), anyone?) because Oakland is so green at the position.

http://a.espncdn.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/sdg.gifSan Diego

This is an important draft for the Chargers. The team has has lost several players this offseason. San Diego is still the class of the AFC West and it has pretty nice depth. But reinforcements are needed at several positions. The Chargers’ biggest needs are running back and nose tackle. But San Diego will be busy after filling those two early needs. San Diego could use some youth at defensive end and inside linebacker. Also, watch for the team to look for a cornerback in the post-Antonio Cromartie (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=9605) era. Offensively, San Diego needs a blocking tight end to replace Brandon Manumaleuna (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=2678), who signed with Chicago. That position could be addressed in the middle rounds. San Diego also could use a young right tackle to groom. I could also see a young receiver taken in the late rounds.

Tombstone RJ
03-28-2010, 05:53 PM
Anyone have any good info (or links) on what the other 3 teams in the AFC west needs are going into the draft.

I am too lazy and feel dirty trolling rival boards. So if you have any info on what KFC, Chuggers, Butt-pirates needs are can we put it here?

KFC is looking to shore up a crappy team. It starts with the entire offense and then the entire defense. Special teams is ok, kinda.

As for Sandy Eggo, they need a RB and a NT.

As for the butt-pirates, they need a QB, an oline and a defense. The have Lechler so they are good with the punting. Which they do a lot of.

Cool Breeze
03-28-2010, 05:54 PM
Here is another one from Burger Bill:

Draft Watch: AFC West (http://www.orangemane.com/blog/nflnation/post/_/id/20227/draft-watch-afc-west-5)

March, 17, 2010 Mar 17
12:00
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Draft Watch: Biggest needs (http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/draft-watch-21709) (2/17) | Busts/gems (http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/draft-watch-22410) (2/24) | Schemes, themes (http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/draft-watch-30310) (3/3) | Recent history (http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/draft-watch-31010) (3/10) | Needs revisited (http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/draft-watch-31710) (3/17) | Under-the-radar needs (http://espn.go.com/blog/nflnation/tag/_/name/draft-watch-32410) (3/26) | History in that spot (3/31) | Draft approach (4/7) | Decision-makers (4/14) | Dream scenario/Plan B (4/21)

Each Wednesday leading up to the NFL draft (April 22-24), the ESPN.com blog network will take a division-by-division look at key aspects of the draft. Today’s topic: Biggest needs revisited.

http://assets.espn.go.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/den.gifDenver: The Broncos have added three potential starting defensive linemen and a backup quarterback (at least for the time being) in Brady Quinn (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=10466). Those two positions are probably out of the question for Denver in the early rounds. The Broncos do have plenty of needs, though. The Broncos will be looking for an inside linebacker after the release of starter Andra Davis (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=3669). Alabama’s Rolando McClain (http://insider.espn.go.com/nfldraft/draft/tracker/player?draftyear=2010&id=25721) has to be considered a possibility at No. 11. Denver is also looking for help on the offensive line at guard and at center. The Broncos will surely take a young interior offensive linemen early. With Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Marshall (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=9705)’s future in flux, Denver has to be on the hunt for a receiver. This is a position the Broncos could address early.

http://assets.espn.go.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/kan.gifKansas City: The Chiefs have been aggressive in free agency. But because the Chiefs have to improve in many areas, there is plenty to target in the draft. Kansas City has been targeting several veteran offensive linemen, but I think it will try to draft an offensive lineman in the first round or with one of its two second-round picks. The Chiefs still have a big need at safety. If he is available, Tennessee’s Eric Berry (http://insider.espn.go.com/nfldraft/draft/tracker/player?draftyear=2010&id=25753) has to be a real possibility with the No. 5 pick. I wouldn’t be surprised if Kansas City looked at a linebacker in the first three rounds, either. Even though veteran receiver Chris Chambers (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=2600) has re-signed, look for the Chiefs to try to get younger at the position, perhaps in the second round. The team’s need for a running back was filled with veteran Thomas Jones (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=2138) in free agency.

http://assets.espn.go.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/oak.gifOakland: The Raiders have been shedding veterans much more than they have been bringing in players so far in free agency. The need wish list still starts at tackle. The Raiders have long had a dearth there. There probably will be several solid choices at tackle with the No. 8 overall pick. Oakland has to consider this a priority position. The Raiders could also use a young quarterback in the early-to-middle rounds. With running back Justin Fargas (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=4554) cut, the Raiders also could use another running back, but it won’t be a high-round priority. With veteran Gerard Warren (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=2551) cut, Oakland will need a defensive tackle, probably in the early rounds. Linebacker is also an area Oakland may try to address early.

http://assets.espn.go.com/i/teamlogos/nfl/med/trans/sdg.gifSan Diego: The Chargers have as many draft needs as they’ve had in several years. The Chargers have seen several veterans leave through free agency, trade or release. The team has a lot of depth, but reinforcements are needed at several areas. The two main areas of need remain running back and nose tackle. San Diego will address these areas early. It just depends how early. The Chargers could potentially take two running backs early. It is a deep running back class, so San Diego will have options. San Diego really needs a nose tackle now that veteran Jamal Williams (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/players/profile?playerId=1643) has been released and signed by Denver. Because nose tackles are more difficult to find than running backs, the Chargers may address this area first. San Diego could use help at tight end in the middle rounds and perhaps even a third-string quarterback. Linebacker and cornerback could also be addressed in the late rounds.

KCStud
03-28-2010, 07:30 PM
KC biggest needsare S, NT, OLB and WR in that order, but ILB can be taken as well.

If KC takes Berry Orton is in huge trouble.

broncosteven
03-28-2010, 07:58 PM
KC biggest needsare S, NT, OLB and WR in that order, but ILB can be taken as well.

If KC takes Berry Orton is in huge trouble.

Who is Berry Orton?








LOL

FireFly
03-28-2010, 11:36 PM
San Diego needs defensive line and running back for sure. Cornerback depth was a big need but they are signing Nathan Vasher and that should cover it for now. They could also use more bodies at inside linebacker, offensive tackle, safety, tight end, and wide receiver.

so... pretty much everywhere?

Hilarious!

FireFly
03-28-2010, 11:38 PM
The funny thing is, if the raiders had have drafted even just a little bit better in the last few years, they'd be very competitive right now imo

400HZ
03-29-2010, 12:54 AM
so... pretty much everywhere?

Hilarious!

They have a lot more deficiencies than they get credit for.

boltaneer
03-29-2010, 01:25 AM
San Diego needs defensive line and running back for sure. Cornerback depth was a big need but they are signing Nathan Vasher and that should cover it for now. They could also use more bodies at inside linebacker, offensive tackle, safety, tight end, and wide receiver.

The Bolts are pretty good at ILB: Cooper, Siler, Dobbins and Burnett. I'd be surprised if they took an ILB unless there was someone who they couldn't pass up.

They've already signed Strickland at CB and if they get Vasher, their depth issues would be solved. I could see them taking a corner late in the draft though.

I'd have to think RB and d-line are the early picks. And they definitely need some more bodies at S and TE. I believe they have a couple of extra picks this year so they should be able to target all their areas of need.

Dedhed
03-29-2010, 08:35 PM
Bump to get some tool's bumps off the front page.