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Old 02-22-2011, 08:39 PM   #1
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Default Forget about Patrick Peterson. Not. Happening.

Brian Xanders all but confirmed that Denver will be taking a defensive lineman on 104.3 The Fan today.

Right at the end of the interview he was asked what he was looking to do with the No. 2 pick and here was his answer. "We want a disruptive, playmaker that causes negative plays in the run game and in terms of sacks. That is a good person who loves football and wants to be a Denver Bronco for the next 15 years."

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Old 02-22-2011, 08:43 PM   #2
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:43 PM   #3
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That means Da'Quan Bowers... no other player fits the Sack Master and Good Person mold in this draft. Well, Bowers and Von Miller that is.
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Brian Xanders all but confirmed that Denver will be taking a defensive lineman on 104.3 The Fan today.

Right at the end of the interview he was asked what he was looking to do with the No. 2 pick and here was his answer. "We want a disruptive, playmaker that causes negative plays in the run game and in terms of sacks. That is a good person who loves football and wants to be a Denver Bronco for the next 15 years."

http://www.1043thefan.com/Channels/t...spx?ID=1368604
Be cool with DL if happens but, kind of disappointed we are staying with NEED drafting vs BPA drafting.
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:49 PM   #6
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Be cool with DL if happens but, kind of disappointed we are staying with NEED drafting vs BPA drafting.
When three of the top four prospects fit his description, I'd hardly call that need based drafting
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Old 02-22-2011, 08:50 PM   #7
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Be cool with DL if happens but, kind of disappointed we are staying with NEED drafting vs BPA drafting.
That high in the draft, unless you're reaching in a terrible year, you can usually find someone that fits need and can still make it in the BPA argument.

And even if BPA was the answer, you have to curb that at some point. The best DL player might be better than having a really awesome 3rd string DB who someone's draft board ranks just a smidgeon higher.
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Be cool with DL if happens but, kind of disappointed we are staying with NEED drafting vs BPA drafting.
Although I don't think you can go wrong with Peterson or Bowers, I think Peterson is enough of a better player to warrant selecting him when he isn't as glaring of a need.

With that said, scheme specific drafting based on needs has worked out pretty well for the Falcons. As long as you have someone who can legitimately scout talent, needs-based drafting works pretty well.
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Please make it Peterson...I think he is that much of a better player
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I agree, That would be one kick ass secondary
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Brian Xanders all but confirmed that Denver will be taking a defensive lineman on 104.3 The Fan today.

Right at the end of the interview he was asked what he was looking to do with the No. 2 pick and here was his answer. "We want a disruptive, playmaker that causes negative plays in the run game and in terms of sacks. That is a good person who loves football and wants to be a Denver Bronco for the next 15 years."

http://www.1043thefan.com/Channels/t...spx?ID=1368604
Is this guy a Effing idiot! All he had to say was "We are looking at all prospects. FML! I could do this job!
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Even Xanders isn't stupid enough to be giving real info away.
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Bowers.

I'd be happy with Bowers, Fairley, or Dareus.

By what Xanders is saying, I think theyre looking at Marcell.
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Old 02-22-2011, 09:34 PM   #14
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I'd be happy with Bowers, Fairley, or Dareus.

By what Xanders is saying, I think theyre looking at Marcell.
To me he sounded like he was describing Von Miller
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To me he sounded like he was describing Von Miller
I'm very worried about Von Miller. I don't see how he fits here at his weight unless he gains like 15 pounds and plays WDE...except that Doom is already being paid tens of millions to be the WDE. There's only one other place he can go and I'm not liking it.
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One thing we know about Xanders is he can move up and down the draft board.

I expect that to happen with the #2
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Be cool with DL if happens but, kind of disappointed we are staying with NEED drafting vs BPA drafting.
How do you know our front office thinks Patrick Peterson is a better player than Nick Fairley, Da'Quan Bowers, Marcell Dareus or whoever else? Despite what some people say around here, it's not an immutable fact written on a stone tablet somewhere that Patrick Peterson is hands down, unquestionably the best player in the draft.
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How do you know our front office thinks Patrick Peterson is a better player than Nick Fairley, Da'Quan Bowers, Marcell Dareus or whoever else? Despite what some people say around here, it's not an immutable fact written on a stone tablet somewhere that Patrick Peterson is hands down, unquestionably the best player in the draft.
But ebveryone say so!!!11!!!!!111!
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Negative plays in the run game...thats a DT.
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I'm very worried about Von Miller. I don't see how he fits here at his weight unless he gains like 15 pounds and plays WDE...except that Doom is already being paid tens of millions to be the WDE. There's only one other place he can go and I'm not liking it.
I say Have Woodyard at WLB, Williams at SLB and FA stop gap at MLB with a early draft pick to come in behind him.
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I'm very worried about Von Miller. I don't see how he fits here at his weight unless he gains like 15 pounds and plays WDE...except that Doom is already being paid tens of millions to be the WDE. There's only one other place he can go and I'm not liking it.
What, you don't want DJ back at SAM?

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DJ will never play Sam and any coach that puts him at Sam is a moron who can't maximize talent. There is a bigger chance of DJ playing Safety than Sam.
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I don't see us going after Bowers. We already have Doom and Ayers. Even though Doom is coming off an injury, he was given a large contract. Unless they can trade him, Bowers will not be a Bronco.
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DJ will never play Sam and any coach that puts him at Sam is a moron who can't maximize talent. There is a bigger chance of DJ playing Safety than Sam.
I'm sorry. I'm just sick of seeing DJ unable to pick through the "trash" with a G in his face only to see him run down a RB from behind. Lets not for get the Year that we were ranked #2 in defense DJ was at SAM.
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