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Old 02-08-2010, 10:39 AM   #1
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Default Dez???? WTF???

6 out of 10 mock drafts I check out have us taking Dez... I'm not and don't pretend to be a draft expert but this pick pisses me off!

There is no way we select this guy.... is there?

That really is more of a question than a statement... I don't study the draft as much as most of you on this forum... so... does this pick make sense? Is it possible? Whats your opinion and why... please
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:44 AM   #2
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Yes it make sense, if Marshall is moved. Bryant is good WR that similar to Cradtree last year with more speed.
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We need a playmaker if Marshall goes. We have no one to fill that gap and Dez would fit nicely. Even if Marshall stays we need a number 2 guy opposite him and another weapon would be nice.

The Saints and Colts have taught us that the more weapons the better.
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I hope we build the lines first. If Orton doesn't have the time to throw, it doesn't really matter who's downfield, waiting for the ball.
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Most mock drafters don't do enough homework. The common nfl fan probably looks at the Broncos and thinks "omg McDaniels is running Marshall out of town, also McDaniels wants a high flying copy of New England's record setting offense, therefore they will need the top receiver in the draft." It's not entirely nonsensical, but Broncos experts such as ourselves ( ) are more aware of what's going on here.
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:02 PM   #6
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Bryant is a great athlete but he does have a primadonna attitude and baggage
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Bryant is a great athlete but he does have a primadonna attitude and baggage
What baggage?
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What baggage?
Maybe he means his agent and Deion?
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Maybe he means his agent and Deion?
That's just what the Broncos need to start next season, a hold-out by their #1 pick.
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That's just what the Broncos need to start next season, a hold-out by their #1 pick.
You can't hit the rookie wall if you don't start playing until Week 5! Yesssss!
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If Marshall is moved Bryant would be a priority for this team. There aren't many flaws in his game, and I am 250% confident he is going to ball out at the combine. I would prefer to keep Marshall and address our lines, but if he is moved -- he is worth our top selection. Keep in mind, if Marshall is moved, we'll likely get some quality compensation, at least first-round value, so we'd have another selection to upgrade our offensive or defensive fronts.
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If Marshall is moved Bryant would be a priority for this team. There aren't many flaws in his game, and I am 250% confident he is going to ball out at the combine. I would prefer to keep Marshall and address our lines, but if he is moved -- he is worth our top selection. Keep in mind, if Marshall is moved, we'll likely get some quality compensation, at least first-round value, so we'd have another selection to upgrade our offensive or defensive fronts.
In that case, I would want Dan Williams for the 1st pick and Golden Tate for the second. If Marshall is gone, Orton will need somebody who can run all the routes and catch anything, anywhere, any time, not lope down the field deep and then have his hands on his hips when the ball doesn't come his way.
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If Marshall is moved Bryant would be a priority for this team. There aren't many flaws in his game, and I am 250% confident he is going to ball out at the combine. I would prefer to keep Marshall and address our lines, but if he is moved -- he is worth our top selection. Keep in mind, if Marshall is moved, we'll likely get some quality compensation, at least first-round value, so we'd have another selection to upgrade our offensive or defensive fronts.
IMO Denver COULD use Dez even if BM stays this offense needs so much more. BM Dez and Royal would be a solid trio. Our O failed big time nothing would shock me. I agree bolstering lines is #1 issue but, so is adding more threats to this unit.

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Old 02-08-2010, 01:36 PM   #14
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You can find a playmaker in the later rounds. It's a gamble but a hell of lot less expensive than if you gamble on a WR being a game changer in the first round.
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You can find a playmaker in the later rounds. It's a gamble but a hell of lot less expensive than if you gamble on a WR being a game changer in the first round.
I agree with you overall I'd just like to have a offense that has tons of weapons that actually do something in space.
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IMO Denver COULD use Dez even if BM stays this offense needs so much more. BM Dez and Royal would be a solid trio. Our O failed big time nothing would shock me. I agree bolstering lines is #1 issue but, so is adding more threats to this unit.
You must play way too much madden. You're talking about potentially making Marshall the highest paid receiver, paying Royal his money, as well as shelling out #10(or 11) cash for another receiver.

Bryant doesn't have any attitude problem as far as i'm concerned. He made a bone-headed move and lied about training(and eating dinner) with Sanders. Which, by the way is in no way a violation of any NCAA regulation. He panicked, thought he did something wrong, but he is not a criminal. What Dez Bryant IS, is an amazing athlete who would be a huge addition to this team if Marshall is traded. Not only could he come in and contribute as a receiver, but as a return specialist as well. Versatility, something that is much needed and adored by our head coach. If he is still available at our first pick I say we pull the trigger. Barring a freak scenario where Berry fell into our laps I believe Dez gives us the best player available and allows us to maximize our draft picks.
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I don't think he will make it on McD's list to be honest
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Old 02-08-2010, 03:43 PM   #18
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Color me surprised... I see them taking Mclain... well... I hope they do... Even if they lose B.M... Mclain (and i'm sure i'm butchering his name so forgive me) is an animal that would start first day! No offense... but i'm hoping against all hope that The Broncos DO NOT select offense first round! But hey... thats just me.


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With Davis and Williams inside, I don't see McClain being selected unless you believe that he'd start over Davis right away -- which I doubt, considering he had a fantastic year for us.
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With Davis and Williams inside, I don't see McClain being selected unless you believe that he'd start over Davis right away -- which I doubt, considering he had a fantastic year for us.
I do think he would start over Davis... and I dig Davis... and agree that he did have a great year... hell he could have a great year next year as well... But... If you can grab a mainstay in the middle of your defense... NOW... GRAB HIM!
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I do think he would start over Davis... and I dig Davis... and agree that he did have a great year... hell he could have a great year next year as well... But... If you can grab a mainstay in the middle of your defense... NOW... GRAB HIM!
I'm just not seeing the Broncos going for McClain. The inside linebackers were the least of our worries on defense last year. This is nothing against McClain, he is personally one of my highest rated players and will be a fantastic pro, but the veteran leadership and experience Davis brings in the 3-4 is monumental. Look at the linebackers the Patriots had inside and out while McDaniels was with the Patriots. They relied on savvy, veteran guys who had been there before. IMHO, I don't see us going there with that selection unless other options on the lines are exhausted.
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Disclaimer 1 - I realize I am far from an expert talent evaluator.
Disclaimer 2 - I have barely seen Dez play, just a couple youtube highlight videos.

He seems really talented to me, and like I said I only saw highlight videos so maybe I am missing how he takes over a game or something, but although he looks very good I didn't see anything that made me think he is worth taking so early in this stocked draft. I would probably rather have that Georgia Tech WR or somebody else later. I also get the impression that McDaniels thinks he can do well with mid or late round wr's or free agents at wr.
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You must play way too much madden. You're talking about potentially making Marshall the highest paid receiver, paying Royal his money, as well as shelling out #10(or 11) cash for another receiver.

Bryant doesn't have any attitude problem as far as i'm concerned. He made a bone-headed move and lied about training(and eating dinner) with Sanders. Which, by the way is in no way a violation of any NCAA regulation. He panicked, thought he did something wrong, but he is not a criminal. What Dez Bryant IS, is an amazing athlete who would be a huge addition to this team if Marshall is traded. Not only could he come in and contribute as a receiver, but as a return specialist as well. Versatility, something that is much needed and adored by our head coach. If he is still available at our first pick I say we pull the trigger. Barring a freak scenario where Berry fell into our laps I believe Dez gives us the best player available and allows us to maximize our draft picks.
I don't play Madden thanks.
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Then I guess you're just crazy.
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Old 02-08-2010, 06:24 PM   #25
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We need a NT badly and this is a very slim draft at that position. I sincerely doubt Wilfork will be leaving the Pats. You can get all the talent you can on the offense and it isn't going to mean jack without that D solidified and we have a new QB.
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