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Old 03-06-2010, 05:01 PM   #26
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With the 25th pick in the 2010 NFL draft the Baltimore Ravens select Boise State CB Kyle Wilson.


The ravens landed there big time receiver in Aquan boldin and now they patch up there other big need. With lardiarus webb and Fabian Washington coming of ACL tears the ravens need to sure up there secondary.

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Old 03-06-2010, 11:37 PM   #27
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Agonizing pick here, but with the 26th pick in the NFL draft, the Cardinals select:

Tim Te......... kidding.

The Cardinals take Carlos Dunlap, DE, FL to lock down the DL opposite Dockett. Character concerns washed away with the raw talent and value staring you in the face that late in the first round. With 4 impact players recently out the door, we plan to address depth later and attack potential game changing playmakers early.
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Old 03-07-2010, 01:19 AM   #28
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many apologies everyone. Sorry if i held things up. Was out of town for a few days.

but with my 1st round pick for the Green Bay Packers.

Charles Brown



At 6'6" has great height and arm strength and the body to easily add 20lbs and become a true force at LT protecting Rodgers blind side for years to come.


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Old 03-07-2010, 01:49 AM   #29
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No need for apologies, just don't re-pick the #6 overall pick in this draft with the #23 selection.
Damn I knew it was strange that he available at number 23. I scanned that list like 5 times and somehow missed him every time.

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Old 03-07-2010, 03:15 AM   #30
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With the 27th pick in the first round, the Dallas Cowboys select:

SEAN WEATHERSPOON, LB, MISSOURI


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Shocked to find him still on the board and he fills a position of need as well. Besides, he is on my short list of, like, 30 players.
Pick made at 6:15 A.M. EST
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:49 AM   #31
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With the 28th pick in the 2010 OrangMane Mock Draft, the San Diego Chargers select:

Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State



Mathews is a good sized running back that runs hard and shows a good burst through the hole. He is a one cut runner that does not waste a lot of time dancing around in the backfield. Once he gets past the first level he could use a bit more elusiveness in space as he has some straight line to him. He tends to run a bit erect but does show upper body strength to stiff arm his way out of a tackle as well as balance on contact to stay on his feet and fight for extra yards. He has struggled to stay healthy as he has missed time in each season at Fresno State.


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With the 29th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the NEW YORK J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS Select: Sergio Kindle, DE/OLB, TEXAS.

Position: HYB
Class: 2010 Big Board
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Date of Birth: 9.20.87
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Weight: 245
40 T: 4.55

Kindle is a versatile player who can move up and play defensive end when needed. He can find ways to get at the quarterback, has a good nose for the ball, and can contribute in many ways on defense in both schemes and playmaking. In 2008 he totaled 53 tackles, 14 for loss, 10 sacks, two pass breakups, two fumble recoveries, and a forced fumble. Consider the 2009 season his coming out party. Kindle is a better blitzing linebacker than Aaron Curry, who was the number four overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft. Kindle is a very strong pass rusher who can be a great blitzing strong side linebacker or even defensive end on 3rd downs. He has great speed and aggressiveness, and always plays hard. This hybrid talent could be an ideal 3-4 outside linebacker at the next level.

NEW YORK J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS : TRADE THERE 2011 1ST ROUND AND 2ND ROUND PICK TO DENVER BRONCOS FOR BRANDON MARSHALL. DEPENDING ON PERSONAL GOALS REACHED, THE BRONCOS CAN GET 4TH ROUND PICK IN 2011 DRAFT AS WELL.

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Old 03-07-2010, 04:01 PM   #33
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With the 30th pick in the first round, the Minnesota Vikings select:

Terrence Cody - DT from Alabama



Pat Williams is getting old and the team needs to get some youth on the D line. Sure Cody has some weight issues, but he seems to be on the right track as far as getting in shape. He won't be an every down player right away, but could rotate in while learning from one of the best 4-3 NT's in Williams.

Pick made at 6pm central time on 3/7.
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With the 31st pick in the 2010 OM draft, the Indianapolis Colts select:

Patrick Robinson CB Florida St
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Old 03-08-2010, 08:20 AM   #35
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The New Orleans Saints select OLB Navorro Bowman Penn State

Linebacker U

We keep building on this no name D with a player who is good and has room to grow, at 32 we get good value here after trying repeatedly to trade up, if anybody is looking to trade down hit me up
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With the 33rd pick in the mock draft the Chiefs select

Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame.
5'11, 195 pounds | WR | Notre Dame

Acceleration: Gets up to top speed very quickly. Accelerates well into and out of his breaks which builds separation. Maintains that speed throughout his runs.

Agility: Tate generates fluid lateral movement to redirect and has the shiftiness to elude defenders. Has quick stop-and-go ability that helps quarterbacks get him short throws where he can make the initial tackler miss and turn it into a big gain.

Blocking: Surprisingly, Tate displays good technical blocking ability. He'll struggle to sustain his blocks, though. He's a good mirror blocker on the outside but shouldn't be relied upon to come in motion and block near the tackle box.

Body Control: Adjusts to the ball really well. Knows how to properly use his body to shield off defenders. Times his leaps well. Tracks off-target throws really well.

Hands: While Tate is will sometimes drop some easy passes, he has very good hands. They're incredibly strong, which helps him make difficult catches. Has a tendency to catch the ball in his frame, which he'll have to correct.

Release: Tate doesn't have great upper body strength, which hurts him against the tight jam. Needs to better use his quickness and athleticism off the snap. Will sometimes release slow, but he quickly gets up to speed to close a cornerback's cushion.

Route Running: Runs good quick routes. Has the agility to make sharp cuts to create space. Will run a little upright when he goes over the middle. Ran an entire route tree at Notre Dame in the Irish's pro-style scheme. Doesn't get lazy or hesitant in his routes when going over the middle.

Size: Tate's size is the biggest negative people will point to heading into the draft. Fair or not, taller receivers will be more highly regarded. Tate doesn't have bad size, but at under six feet his size doesn't offer mismatches. His arms don't appear especially long and his hands aren't known to be large. However, he knows how to use that size to his advantage.

Speed: Although there is nothing wrong with Tate's speed, his 40 time probably won't be amazing. If a cornerback has the same or even slightly better speed than Tate, though, he can usually get separation. Doesn't have the deep speed to separate from cornerbacks with elite speed and quickness.

Vision: After the catch, Tate is dangerous. He's a former running back with strong legs and great drive. Easily finds seams and has the quickness to burst through it. Does a really nice job setting up his blockers. Uses his return abilities in the open field on receiving plays.

Final word: Leaving Notre Dame was a wise decision by Tate. His skill set is ready for the NFL and very similar to that of Steve Smith of the Carolina Panthers. Tate is a slightly small receiver with a lot of strength, particularly in his legs.

Tate is dangerous after the catch and runs crisp routes to get open. His character or work ethic at Notre Dame was never in question.

Where Tate loses some value is in the red zone. Inside 20 yards, he's best running quick slants, but his size can limit him from going over the top on fades.

He looks like a player who will be drafted in the first 40 picks.

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Old 03-09-2010, 12:01 AM   #37
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The Detroit Lions select Maurkice Pouncey, Center, Florida. Pick made at 3:00am EST.

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35th Pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, The San Francisco 49ers Select - Jerry Hughes, OLB, TCU



Mike Singletary gets a pass-rushing beast for his 3-4 defense. The 49ers most glaring weakness on defense was rushing the quarterback. With Jerry Hughes coming off the edge the Niners will be a top 10 defense next year. Paired with Patrick Willis, they will wreak havoc on opposing offenses for years to come.

Strengths:
Terrific speed and explosion off the edge
Relentless pass rusher
Nonstop motor
Extremely fast first step
Love his bend and flexibility running the horn
Nice pass rush repertoire (spin, club, swim)
Shows ability to counter an offensive tackle
Great instincts
High level of production
Nice footwork and timing
Does a good job of reading a tackle's feet
Good hand extension
Big hitter
Sure tackler
Plays with pad level
Seems to want it more than everyone else
Comfortable in space
Big leader

Weaknesses:
Average size
Will get engulfed by bigger linemen at next level
Hips a little stiff in coverage
Lacks bulk on frame
Lacks power
Poor defender against run

Summary: Hughes earns my first-round, 4-star grade as a 3-4 rush linebacker. His athleticism and motor is simply too much for me to not grade him out higher than everyone else. He is my No. 1 3-4 outside linebacker in the draft and I expect his stock to soar among the 3-4 teams in the league. He was simply too productive at TCU, and despite his lack of height we can see what Elvis Dumervil did last season with his exceptional first step and speed off the edge. Hughes is a projected late-first to second-round pick, but could end up going in the top 25 picks when it's all said and done, much like Larry English.

Player Comparison: Robert Mathis. Mathis is an undersized pass rusher who plays with amazing effort
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With the 36th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft the St. Louis Rams select....




Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois

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At 33 I was intending to take Golden Tate and satisfy my ND bias early in the draft with a quality slider. But the trade offers where plentiful to jump up and get him, and I couldn't afford to pass up the value I was receiving.

In reality Benn is a better fit for a Rams team that already has Donny Avery, Danny Amendola, and Laurent Robinson, three small, fast WRs. A possession type like Benn is necessary for them to build the kind of structure needed to make quality QB play from anyone a possibility.

As a player Benn reminds me very much of Anquan Boldin. They're very similar in size and style of play. Coming out of college Boldin was a more polished route runner, but Benn is the superior natural athlete with better top end speed.

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Benn is a big receiver with above average speed that can be equally effective catching the ball underneath and in traffic or on the deep seam routes. He has good ball skills as well as leaping ability which allows him to go up and high point his catches when in traffic. He will struggle to track and adjust to deep balls that are thrown off target. He is a little stiff in his hips and tends to telegraph his cuts to defenders but shows a good burst coming out of his break. He needs to refine his route running and setting defenders up but has enough talent to be a threat as a team’s second receiver.

Strengths
Benn has good height, tremendous bulk and good top-end speed for a receiver. Is naturally athletic and comfortable getting the ball in a variety of ways including in the return game. Shows good receiving skills, catches away from his body, can go up and get the jump ball and make highlight catches near the sideline. Very dangerous after catch with his combination of size and speed.

Weaknesses
Benn is not real precise in his routes and will need a good amount of polish in this area for the next level. Is an almost unusually thickly-built receiver prospect and has some stiffness in his hips, which further hinders his route-running.
40 Yrd Dash: 4.53
20 Yrd Dash: NA
10 Yrd Dash: NA
225 Lb. Bench Reps: 20
Vertical Jump: 37"
Broad Jump: NA
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Pick made at 0600 CST.

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Lacking a round 3 pick, and needing a QB to groom

The Shanaskins take Colt McCoy, QB, Texas

They try to turn him into Jake Plummer 2.0 (mobility for the bootleg, a winner, etc.)
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With the 38th pick the Cleveland Browns select Jahvid Best, RB, Cal


5'10", 199 lbs.

Strengths
Best’s game is all about speed, quickness, acceleration and elusiveness making him a home run threat from the running back position. Is a high-character guy, who will compete and fight for extra yards despite size. Does a good job reading his blocks, shows patience and can find the cutback lane. Very dangerous open field runner. Exhibits solid receiving skills.

Weaknesses
Best lacks the prototypical size of an every down NFL running back. Does not have the strength to consistently break tackles or push the pile. Durability is a real concern after missing time due to various ailments throughout career. Is not a power runner. Will need to improve his blocking ability in the passing game.
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With the 39th pick in the 2010 Draft the World Champion New Orleans Saints and WhoDat nation is proud to add EVERSON GRIFFEN DE USC to the no name defense.
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Tim Tebow, QB, Florida



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Accuracy: Flashes accuracy to all levels. A bit inconsistent on intermediate throws that require zip. Throws some beautiful passes in tight windows, but also has a tendency for "wobbly" throws, making his passes a tougher catch than pure spirals. Typically leads his receivers, but still too often forces them to alter their routes. May struggle with the tighter windows at the next level.

Arm Strength: Prototypical arm strength. Can make every NFL throw. Can zip short and intermediate passes and flashes touch and trajectory on deeper throws. Only occasionally asked to throw true deep balls in this offense, but has the arm strength to do so.

Setup/Release: Some real concerns in this area. Takes snaps in the shotgun, meaning he'll need significant refinement in his drop-back at the next level. Quick, active feet necessary to eventually excel in this area. Has an elongated wind-up, in which he drops the ball to his hip before winding up to release the pass. Has struggled with pass rushers knocking the ball out of his hands, as well as tipping off defensive backs who can read where he's going with the long wind-up. Regressed as a senior with his fundamentals in passing on the run. Showed a greater tendency to throw across his body and off his back foot.

Reading Defenses: Only asked to make a few reads in this offense before having the green light to run. Seems to be a cerebral player who understands defenses and will scan the field to locate the open receiver. Protects the ball well as a ballcarrier, though the elongated release has led to fumbles.

On the Move: At his best as a runner and has rare vision with the ball in his hands from the quarterback position. Can anticipate holes in the defense and shows the burst to get past the initial wave of defenders to gain yards in chunks. Powerful runner who runs with good forward lean and doesn't shy away from contact.

Intangibles: Perfectly suited to Urban Meyer's system, but there are some questions as to how Tebow's skills translate to the NFL. Good size and strength for the position. Rare toughness. Natural and charismatic leader. Voted team captain in 2008 and Academic All-American in 2007.
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Jermaine Gresham
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Strengths: Size, Blocking Ability, Athleticism

Weaknesses: Inuury, Weight, Experience
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I traded with Carmelo, and with the 42nd pick the Cleveland Browns select Ricky Sapp, OLB, Clemson


6'4", 252 lbs.

Strengths
Sapp has been a productive player during his career. Has the versatility to play defensive end in a 4-3 and outside linebacker in a 3-4. Is an extremely athletic front-seven defender who can get to the quarterback with the speed rush and is comfortable playing in space. Durable during his time in college. Plays with good instincts, including in coverage.

Weaknesses
At this point, Sapp is undersized and only possesses average power to hold the point of attack when teams run at him. Does have the frame to add bulk. Needs to be more consistent with his hand use and must do a better job disengaging from blockers.
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with 43rd pick miami selects

Cam Thomas DT North Carolina

picked 10:12 pm mst
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44 Pick the Giants select:

Brandon Spikes, LB, Florida

Other than questionable speed and maybe character issues Spikes is a stud. Losing Pierce is big, but getting Spikes here is a good deal for them.



pick made at 9:13 AM MST
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With the 45th pick of the OM Draft, your Denver Broncos select:

Vladimir (Vlad the Impaler) Ducasse, LG, UMass, 6’4”, 332



Strengths: Ducasse is a massive interior presence that possesses the attributes you want out of a lineman. He’s quick off the snap, has great strength and is able to maul the opposition on the line. He’s surprisingly athletic and has long arms that help him in pass protection. He initiates the contact and gets a great push in running situations. He’s agile is space and can get to the second level. He has a mean streak and a positive work ethic. (Scout.com)

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With the 46th pick of the OM 2010 NFL Draft.

The New England Patriots select

Rob Gronkowski TE Arizona


Release: Good initial quickness off the snap. Quick enough that he was often lined up wide in this offense. Good use of hands to fight through the initial jam by the defender when coming out of the three-point stance. Good lateral agility to elude and get into his route quickly. Good acceleration and at least adequate straight-line speed to challenge defenders down the seam.

Hands: Considered his best skill. Soft, reliable hands to pluck the ball outside of his frame. Good flexibility for a man his size. Can bend low to get the ball off his shoe-tops or reach high and wide to snatch it out of the air. Can track the ball over either shoulder. Good concentration to catch the ball with defenders draped over him. Typically catches the ball with his hands, but will body-catch when he feels a big hit coming to protect the ball. One area he'll need to improve on in the NFL is timing his leaps. Allows shorter defenders to knock the ball out of his hands by misjudging his leap, not fully using his natural size advantage and failing to high-point the pass.

Route running: Gains a quick release off the snap and has enough straight-line speed to challenge down the seam. Good use of shoulder and head fakes to get the defender leaning and has good body control and balance to change directions quickly. Understands where the holes in the zone are and settles nicely. Varies his speed to gain a step against defenders more athletic than he is.

After the catch: Isn't going to make many people miss due to his elusiveness, but is a physical, throw-back type tight end with the ball in his hands. Tough to bring down due to his toughness, strength and determination.

Blocking: A legitimate in-line blocker. Provides a solid pop to the defender off the snap and works to sustain. Good lateral agility to mirror the defender and has the hand strength and accurate hand placement to latch on. Good strength to ride the defensive end in pass protection or against the run. Reliable seal blocker on the edge and is surprisingly effective driving defenders off the ball. Not as effective getting to and blocking at the second level, though he appears to have the natural skills to ultimately be successful in this area.

Intangibles: Has to prove he's healthy after missing the entire 2009 season due to back surgery and concerns over nerve damage. Underwent a microdiscectomy on Sept. 24, but only began running and working out extensively in January. Good bloodlines. Brother, Chris, is a senior H-back from the Wildcats and a potential NFL prospect. Another brother, Dan, played tight end for Maryland and, as a seventh-round pick, appeared in two games as a rookie for Detroit.

NFL Comparison: Jason Witten, Cowboys

Pick made 2-11pm ET, Carmelo and the 49ers are OTC after a trade involving pick 47 and 49.
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With the 47th pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, the 49ers Select Dexter “Baby Hester” McCluster - RB/WR/KR

Baby Hester is the nickname that McCluster said Patrick Willis bestowed on him in college. The versatile playmaker issued a challenge to his former Ole Miss teammate at the NFL Scouting Combine, saying, “I hope he’s ready” when they meet in the pros.McCluster bragged about the time he juked “P-Willy” during a Rebels practice a few years ago.“I still talk about it. Not to him. But I talk about it,” McCluster said. “We were in the open field. He was pursuing me at an angle, I was running, and I did sort of a drop step and got underneath him and kind of made him look a little silly.”McCluster acknowledged that Willis “took it easy on me in practice. I was a youngin, and he never really brought the wood to me, so he kind of protected me in a sense.”

The former college teammates will be teammates once again at the professional level. We'll see how if P-Willy continues to take it easy on him in practice. I have a feeling he'll give him a little woo-lick the first week of training camp. This may be somewhat of a surprise pick, but here are 3 reasons why McCluster makes sense to the 49ers.

1. He can play slot WR. Michael Crabtree and Josh Morgan are fine starters for the 49ers. But the 49ers are lacking a guy that can make plays from the slot position. Dexter can certainly do that, catching 44 balls for 1145 yards and 4 TD's his last two seasons as a starter.

2. He is a great return man. The 49ers were one of the wrost teams in the NFL at returning punts and kickoffs. McCluster's quickness and game speed can be dynamic in this area.

3. Frank Gore. Gore has proven to be injury prone the last couple of years. He is a great back but McCluster would be a great change of pace back to help keep Gore healthy. Not only that but he can line up with Gore in the Bay area's Hyphy Cat formation. McCluster can be invaluable to this offense.

Overall, McCluster will get about 20 touches a game, certainly worth a mid 2nd round pick. He has the game speed that is second to only Chris Johnson and Patrick Willis the 49ers franchise player, knows as well as anybody what type of weapon McCluster can be.
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