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Old 04-05-2008, 02:22 PM   #226
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Please PM the following drafter and list your time of selection.
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Old 04-05-2008, 04:40 PM   #227
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Frank Morton, DT, Tulane

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Old 04-05-2008, 09:01 PM   #228
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With the 184th pick in the 2008 NFL Draft....the Jacksonville Jaguars select:

DJ Hall, WR, Alabama

Height: 6-17/8 | Weight: 193 | 40-Time: 4.53

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Has great height...Adequate timed speed...Excellent leaper...Terrific ball skills and body control...Runs good routes and knows how to get open...Has soft hands and catches the ball away from his body...A big play threat...Makes something happen after the catch...Very productive...Has a lot of experience against top competition.

Could stand to bulk up...Not real tough or physical...Has to get stronger...Marginal blocker...Is more quick than fast and lacks a burst...Plays too high..Will struggle to beat the jam...His work ethic has been questioned...May have character concerns.

Broke Ozzie Newsome's Crimson Tide record for 100-yard games..Was suspended a number of times during his college career...Doesn't necessarily stand out in any one area yet his physical tools are solid across the board...Has the talent to play at the next level but he will need to put the 2006 / 2007 shenanigans behind him. repeat-y" colSpan=13>
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Old 04-05-2008, 09:15 PM   #229
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The Green Bay Packers select Xavier Omon, RB - NW Missouri State.
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Old 04-05-2008, 10:31 PM   #230
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OK, theDave PMed me and said he's very busy with work. He said he would try to get his pick in, but that was almost two days ago, so I'm making the pick for him. TheDave, if you want to change that pick you may feel free to do so. Also, if theDave does not make his 7th round pick in the alotted time I will make that selection as well. I tried to get other folks to make the pick, but no dice. If I need to make the next pick, feel free to PM me with suggestions on who Miami should take.

At any rate, this guy could have been taken at the top of the 6th anyway, so we're not losing a ton of competitive balance here.

The Miami Dolphins select:

Antwaun Molden, CB, Eastern Kentucky.

Very good size and bulk with long arms...A terrific natural athlete...Excellent timed speed with a burst to close...Has quick feet...Able to flip his hips and run with just about anyone...Is very self-assured with a short memory...Offers some versatility.

Not as physical as he should be...Too aggressive at times and can be fooled...He lacks great awareness...Average hands and ball skills...Does not get a very good jam at the line...Too confident and undisciplined...Doesn't play to his measurables.

Began his college career at Toledo ('04) where he saw action in 13 games at both corner and safety as a freshman...Transferred down a level in '05 looking for more playing time...Also ran track at EKU...A bit of a Workout Warrior who does not play as well as he tests..An intriguing small school sleeper with ideal triangle numbers.

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Old 04-06-2008, 06:46 AM   #231
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With their 6th round pick, the Tennessee Titans select: Kevin O'Connell - QB - SDSU.

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Old 04-06-2008, 11:07 AM   #232
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Minibronco and the Indianapolis colts select:

Dorien Bryant, WR, Purdue
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Old 04-06-2008, 11:42 AM   #233
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Strengths: Quick off the ball, stays low to the ground and makes it difficult for blockers to lock onto his frame. Keeps head, shows good lateral mobility and does a nice job of stringing plays out. Displays adequate balance and protects his feet very well. Has tremendous closing speed, takes adequate pursuit angles and flashes the ability to run ball carriers down from behind. Plays with a good motor and always seems to be around the ball at the end if the play. Shows good burst and can squeeze through small gaps when running line stunts. Has good top-end speed and can turn the corner when rushing the passer. Can redirect inside after staring outside, makes it difficult for blockers to get hands on him by dipping shoulder when shoots inside and has the potential to develop an arsenal of pass rush moves. Has a knack for blocking kicks, has experience covering kicks and should make an immediate impact on special teams.

Weaknesses: Lacks adequate size and isn't strong enough to play with hand down on an every-down basis. Hasn't shown great lower body strength and gets pushed around at times. Doesn't get great hand placement and takes too long to shed blocks. Relies on quickness to get to the quarterback too much and isn't a powerful bull rusher that can consistently collapse the pocket. Lacks ideal experience dropping back and is raw in coverage so could need some time to adjust if moved to outside linebacker. Takes too long to get out of back pedal and struggles to mirror receivers underneath. Played at a small school and there is some concern about ability to adjust to the speed of the game at the NFL level.

Overall: Johnson attended Morrisville (N.Y.) State College out of high school and dominated the junior college ranks in 2004 and 2005. In that span, he had 152 tackles (36.5 for losses), 21 sacks, five forced fumbles, six pass breakups and six blocked kicks in 19 games (all starts). He transferred to Clark in 2005, where he started all 21 games over his last two seasons, recording 182 tackles (45 for losses), 18.5 sacks, 10 forced fumbles (three of which he returned for touchdowns), six pass breakups, an interception and two blocked kicks. Johnson also was a productive contributor on kick coverage teams, logging 12 special teams tackles in his two seasons at Clark. Johnson is a small-school prospect who lacks prototypical size for an every-down end and has limited experience dropping into coverage so he projects as a late fifth or early sixth round pick. However, he is classic example of a diamond in the rough because he has the burst, athletic ability and closing speed to develop into a disruptive outside linebacker in a 3-4-scheme. In addition, there's a lot to like about how well he played on special teams during his time at Clark.

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Old 04-06-2008, 01:47 PM   #234
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189 New York Giants -- Jamar Adams, S, Michigan

6'2 212 4.59 40 time

Pick made at 1:00 pm eastern time

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Old 04-06-2008, 02:07 PM   #235
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I've gone back and forth about this, but I'm going to make theDave's pick. He hasn't been on the Mane for two days, and only briefly at that point. So, I will select for him. If theDave wants to go with other players than the ones I've selected he may feel free to do so.

The Miami Dolphins select:

Bryan Smith, LB, McNeese St

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Height: 6-23/8 | Weight: 231 | 40-Time: 4.75

Good speed and quickness with a burst...Outstanding natural pass rusher...Active with a relentless motor...Nice range and does a terrific job in pursuit...Pretty good instincts and awareness...Reliable tackler...Major special teams potential..Is tough and a hard worker with solid intangibles..He was really extraordinarily productive.

'Tweener who may have to make a position change...Is either extremely (DE) or a little (OLB) undersized depending on where he plays...Needs to get stronger..Can get physically manhandled...Repertoire of pass rush moves is limited...Is overaged and will be a 25-year-old rookie...He did not play against a lot of elite competition.

Brother Ryan played football at Stephen F. Austin..Played defensive end in college but may have to move to outside linebacker at the next level...A two-time Division I-AA All-American....An intriguing developmental prospect and pass rush specialist.

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Old 04-06-2008, 02:09 PM   #236
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And AyJackson sent me his pick as well.

The Minnesota Vikings select:

David Roach, S, TCU

Great athlete...Very good size and bulk...Above average timed speed...Quick with a burst to close...Terrific leaper...Decent instincts and awareness...Can deliver the big hit...Does a good job versus the run...Pretty physical...Has a lot of experience.

Is not fluid and doesn't flip his hips well...Poor change of direction skills...Will miss some tackles while going for the knockout blow...Bad hands and ball skills...Is too aggressive at times...Durability may be an issue..Work ethic has been questioned.

Was a three-year starter for the Horned Frogs...A Workout Warrior who does not play to his measurables....From a triangle numbers perspective he has everything you look for...Intriguing developmental prospect with upside and could be a steal.
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Old 04-06-2008, 05:33 PM   #237
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By IM, Blitzing Dog selects for the Chiefs:

DeJuan Tribble, CB, Boston College

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Pick made at 2:40 MDT.
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Old 04-06-2008, 06:22 PM   #238
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Malik Jackson

With their final pick in the OM Mock Draft,
The Joisey Jets select Matt Damon doppelganger:

Matt Flynn, QB, LSU, 6’2”, 231

Matt has good size to play his position. He has a strong arm and can make all the throws with solid velocity. He does a great job throwing on the move and moving in the pocket to give himself more time to make a play. He has good feet and understands how to move in the pocket and pass the ball to make plays rather than tuck the ball and run to make plays. Matt is starting to show strong leadership skills. He seems to be the type of QB that likes to lead by example and as his confidence grows in his own play, his leadership skills grow with it. He does a very good job managing a game plan and understands situational football. Matt’s talents translate well to the next level; he has the potential to be a franchise QB for the team that drafts him. (Huddle)

Pick made at 3:29 MST, Oskie/ArkBronco notified.
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Old 04-06-2008, 07:53 PM   #239
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Having run in the 4.7-4.8 range at his proday the Falcons are happy to see Larsen available in the final round. While there are bigger needs, this is a guy that can come in and actually compete as a 7th round pick.

For those of you that watched the Arizona/Oregon Ducks game this year, you can recall how many times Spencer Larsen stuffed Johnathon Stewart for next to nothing. He really, really stood out in that game! For the Record, I was hoping to get Moffitt here and would have taken him here. It was a toss up a couple rounds ago between Moffitt, Butler, and Larsen. I should have taken Moffitt last round, but couldn't pass on what I felt was the 5th rated QB in the 6th round. Brennan will likely go in the 3rd or 4th round.

Pick made at 1700 MST.

Spencer Larsen
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Scouts Grade: 62

Strengths: Locates the ball carrier quickly, has good initial quickness and can disrupt running plays in the backfield. Takes adequate pursuit angles, works from the snap until the whistle and always seems to be around the ball at the end of the play. Gets adequate depth and reads the quarterback's eyes when asked to drop into zone coverage. Excellent instincts and rarely bites on play action. Vocal, gets players lined up in the right position and is a leader on the field. Has experience lining up on the outside and is somewhat versatile. Experienced at covering punts flies around the field regardless of the situation and has the potential to develop into a valuable special teams' contributor.
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Old 04-06-2008, 09:08 PM   #240
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Raiders are feeling fortunate that a decent DT is still on the board here in the 7th:

Nick Hayden, DT, Wisconsin

Pick made at 6:15 pm MDT

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Old 04-06-2008, 10:31 PM   #241
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Manti Teo

The San francisco 49ers Select:

Erik Ainge, QB, Tennessee

Has prototypical size...Arm strength is more than adequate...Displays good touch, timing and accuracy...He sees the field well and knows how to read a defense...Is naturally athletic...Tough and stands tall in the pocket...Productive...A competitor with solid intangibles...Lots of experience against top competition...Still improving.

Extremely inconsistent...Durability's a big concern...Gets sloppy with his mechanics and fundamentals...Below average mobility...Does not throw well on the run...Has had his confidence tested..Needs to be developed..Probably a boom or bust type.

Uncle, Danny, played in the NBA for over a decade and is currently the director of basketball operations for the Boston Celtics...A four-year starter in the SEC...Has missed action with injuries to his shoulder ('04), neck ('05), ankle ('06) and knee ('07)...Really blossomed as a junior and senior under offensive coordinator David Cutcliffe, who coached both Peyton and Eli Manning...An underrated prospect with starting potential...Has everything that you look for in a pro signal caller physically and could end up being a pleasant surprise if he can show a bit more consistency.

Pick was made at 8:42pm CST. The Colts are on the clock.
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The Colts Select...

Vince Hall, Virginia Tech, ILB

That concludes Indy's draft.
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Old 04-07-2008, 02:41 AM   #243
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Quinton Carter

At 1:50am EST, with their final selection in the 2008 Orangemane mock draft the Detroit Lions select MLB Corey McKeon, Nebraska.

The Rams are now on the clock and 24ChampBailey has been notified that he is on the clock.
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Old 04-07-2008, 11:28 PM   #244
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With their final pick in the 2008 NFL draft, the New Orleans Saints finally look at the offensive side of the ball and select:

Jermichael Finley, TE, Texas

Height: 6'4"
Weight" 243 lbs.
40 time: 4.66

Strengths: Has good top-end speed, does a nice job of exploiting seams between safeties and linebackers and can stretch the field. Tracks the ball well, has excellent body control and flashes the ability to make the spectacular catch. Times jumps well, fights for the ball while it's in the air and excels in jump-ball situations. Uses body to shield defenders from the ball and flashes the ability to make touch catches in traffic. Shows good awareness and does a nice job of staying in bounds when running routes along the back of the end zone. Changes directions well and has the burst to develop into a crisp short-to-intermediate route-runner. Has big hands and doesn't drop many passes should catch. Flashes the ability to make the first defender miss, flashes the ability to pick up yards after contact and is capable of producing after the catch. Keeps head up and uses downfield blockers. Takes sound angles to assignments and can get into position at the second level.

Weaknesses: Gets adequate hand placement but fails to deliver a violent initial punch and isn't going to knock many defenders back at the point of attack. Plays with a mean streak and flashes the ability to sustain blocks hasn't shown great lower body strength and struggles to drive defenders off the ball. Undersized and is going to have problems anchoring when asked to help out in pass protection. Rounds too many cuts off and isn't a fundamentally sound route runner at this point. Lacks ideal starting experience and is still somewhat raw.

Overall: Finley redshirted his first year at Texas (2005). In 2006, he appeared in all 13 games (including four starts when the Longhorns opened in a two-tight end set), posting 31 receptions for 372 receiving yards (12.0 average) and three touchdowns. In 2007, he started all 13 games and finished the season with 45 receptions for 575 receiving yards and two touchdowns.Finley is a fairly one-dimensional pass-catching tight end at this point but he has enormous potential. He has the speed and athletic ability to develop into a big-play receiver and the frame to develop into an adequate blocker in space as an H-back type. As a result, Finley projects as a late-second or third round pick.

Expatfan's comments: at this point of the draft, I'm merely taking the best player available. Finley is a sophomore entrant to the draft who has already started 17 games in his career for one of the the best programs in the nation. Had he played two more years, he would have probably been drafted much, much higher. I'll stash him on the bench for those two years, and have a Randy McMichael in his prime in 2010.

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Old 04-08-2008, 12:15 AM   #245
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The Rams with the 199th overall pick, select OG/OT Pedro Sosa of Rutgers.

Pedro Sosa is shorter than most scouts would like to see in players at his position, but that has never stopped the senior from Rutgers from excelling at the college level. While he might not be a power of strength, his IQ and footwork more than make up for his lack of size. He has the burst off the snap and can pass block well, but he needs to improve on the run.

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Pros: He is going to have to move to guard to make it in the NFL, but that should not be a problem.

Cons: Lacks the size, making some teams skip right over him for someone with less talent but more potential and size.

Overall: He will be called late or a free agent; he might make a team due to the fact he will be able to play more than one position.

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15. Safety Kenny Phillips Miami.
33. LB Dan Connor PSU.
65. WR Harry Douglas Louisville.
76. WR Earl Bennett Vanderbilt.
97. CB Orlando Scandrick Boise State.
128. DT Andre Fluellen Florida State.
137. OT William Robinson San Diego State.
159. RB Ryan Torain Arizona State
171. DE Louis Holmes Arizona
199. OT/OG Pedro Sosa Rutgers
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Old 04-08-2008, 12:40 AM   #246
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With their final pick of the 2008 NFL draft the Buffalo Bills select:

Ernie Wheelwright, WR, Minnesota

Height: 6-4. Weight: 215.
Projected 40 Time: 4.66.
Pro Day 40 Time: 4.50.
Vertical: 36. Broad .
Projected Round: 6.

Ernie Wheelwright's production in 2006 sucked. So did his projected 40 time. That has all changed. Wheelwright, who notched 66 receptions for 775 yards and nine touchdowns in 2007 despite having a mediocre quarterback, improved his workout numbers at his Pro Day. He posted a 4.50 40 and 36-inch vertical, both of which are great at his imposing size.

Pick made at 11:52 EST

Eddie Mac and the Broncos are on the clock.

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Denver select Kevin Robinson WR/KR/PR Utah State.

Strengths: Has adequate top-end speed and tracks the ball fairly well. Though inconsistent in this area, athletic and can look smooth getting in and out of breaks. Tough and isn't afraid to go over the middle. Snatches the ball out of the air and rarely drops passes should catch. Stays focused, has the body control to adjust to passes thrown outside frame and flashes the ability to make spectacular catches. Though lacks elite elusiveness changes speeds well, uses head as well as shoulder fakes and can make defenders miss when gets into space. Reads blocks well, reaches top-speed quickly and is a dangerous return man that can make an immediate impact on special teams.

Overall: Robinson didn't just play as a freshman; he started at wide receiver and was named the MVP of the Aggies' offense and special teams. In his first three seasons (2004-'06), he played in 34 games (21 starts) and compiled 123 receptions for 1,845 yards (15.0 average) and 16 touchdowns. In 12 games (11 starts) as a senior, he had 55 receptions for 640 yards (11.6 average) for five touchdowns and ranked eight in the nation in all-purpose yards per game (193.1). For his career, Robinson had 35 rushing attempts for 165 yards and a score; 78 punt returns for 1,104 yards and four touchdowns; and 110 kickoff returns for 2,725 yards and four TDs. Robinson doesn't have prototypical size or top-end speed but he appears faster than his 40-time would indicate because he tracks the ball fairly well and he's a north-south runner. His big-play ability as a return man coupled with his potential as a receiver should make him a sixth or seventh round pick.
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The Carolina Panthers select Jalen Parmele RB, Toledo

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The Chicago Bears select Lionel Dotson, DT, Arizona.

We feel like we need to add some depth at DT behind Dvoracek and Harris and we feel Dotson can possibly do that for us. We also considered Maurice Murry.

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With their final choice in the 2008 OM Draft, the Houston Texans select, Darnell Terrell, CB, Missouri.
6'-3" 205 lbs.

Pick made at 3:00 pm EST. Dedhed is on the clock. PM sent at 3:10pm
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