Originally Posted by Hogan11
Gave up way, way too much in this deal.
Holmgren is trying to win it all in the short term. It is a risky gamble because its going to hurt in the long term but the Flyers recognized that in order to have a realistic chance to surpass PIT and WSH in the playoffs, they would need to do something dramatic and they did.
We'll see if it works. Obviously, if they win the Cup, I'm sure the fans will be more than willing to sacrifice a few years down the road, but its only worth it if they actually win it.
We'll see if the gamble pays off. If they lose Knuble that will probably hurt.
OM Mock Draft- New Orleans GM
1A. Jaelen Strong, WR Arizona State
1B. Clive Walford, TE Miami (Fla.)
2. Eli Harold, 3-4 OLB Virginia
3A. Tre Jackson, G Florida State
3B. Jeff Luc, ILB Cincinnati
4. Senquez Golson, CB Ole Miss
5. David Parry DT, Stanford
7A. Miles Dieffenbach, G Penn St.
7B. Deion Barnes, 3-4 OLB Penn St.
Ray Drew, DE Georgia
Rob Crisp, OT NC State
Chris Harper, WR Cal
Curtis Grant, LB Ohio State
Brison Williams, S S. Carolina
DT Shackleford, LB Ole Miss