Originally Posted by Agamemnon
We are in full "win now" mode, so I don't see a problem with a move like that. Assuming we could work out terms with him to assure he was with us for a while. He's a talented back, and doesn't have the bust potential or learning curve of a draft pick. In other words he does more in the short-term to help us win a Super Bowl, and since we've gone the Manning route, that makes more sense for us.
Yeah I'd say if you can get known talent for draft picks at this point you take it (as long as its a position of need)
Rolling the dice on a draft and waiting for a year or two to see how they develop isn't something we should be wasting the 2-3 year window on.