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Old 11-01-2010, 03:05 PM   #1
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Default Not being fatalistic - your top DL prospects for 2011?

The season is not over. I'm still going to enjoy watching every game. Having said that, I always want something to look forward to because I always believe in the long term health of the franchise.

Assuming we have a draft... who are your top DL prospects for 2011 and to what extent do you think a "Suh" or a "M. Williams" would turn our D into a top D?

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Old 11-01-2010, 03:29 PM   #2
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Given our past and current modus operandi: ( in order of projected return on investment)

1. Cortez Kennedy
2. Sam Adams
3. Lional Dalton
4. Gerard Warren
5. Whomever the Patriots decide to cut after the first week of training camp.
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:39 PM   #3
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Might not get too much traffic with a thread title that begins with "Not being fatalistic"

Many around here are unfamiliar with the concept.
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:42 PM   #4
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Alabama's Marcell Dareus would be a good fit. Versatile lineman who projects nicely as a 3-4 end.
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:44 PM   #5
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Adrian Clayborn, Iowa. He's exactly what we need. 6'3", 287, can create pressure and absolutely demands to be double teamed while at the same time he's fierce against the run. He'd make an excellent 3-4 DE with our 1st round pick. If we don't finish in the top 10 we should trade a second (or even both seconds) to move up after him.

If available in the later rounds I'd be a big fan of Kendrick Ellis out of Hampton as a NT prospect as well as Ian Williams, Notre Dame, as a NT/DE dual purpose type.
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I am big fan of Bailey (DE) out of Miami. He just flashes when I see him play. I also like Phil Taylor (NT) out of Baylor late.
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I am big fan of Bailey (DE) out of Miami. He just flashes when I see him play. I also like Phil Taylor (NT) out of Baylor late.
Huh bailey has been quiet doesnt look that great to me hes gonna run good though jarvis moss type player to me"
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I am big fan of Bailey (DE) out of Miami. He just flashes when I see him play. I also like Phil Taylor (NT) out of Baylor late.
Huh bailey has been quiet doesnt look that great to me hes gonna run good though jarvis moss type player to me


Jj watt or nick farley. Are good prospects
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:25 PM   #9
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Adrian Clayborn, Iowa. He's exactly what we need. 6'3", 287, can create pressure and absolutely demands to be double teamed while at the same time he's fierce against the run. He'd make an excellent 3-4 DE with our 1st round pick. If we don't finish in the top 10 we should trade a second (or even both seconds) to move up after him.
This. Or one of the tar heels.
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I like Cameron Heyward. He's having a tougher time of it this year because opponents are game-planning for him but his reaction is to go into the weight room and get stronger and faster. Top flight effort player. Top flight character.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:37 PM   #11
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Clayborn and Heyward would be great fits for us at end.

Dareus would also work as well, but I like the two aforementioned better.

Jordan out of Cal is right behind Clayborn and Heyward in my book, then would come Allen Bailey.

Someone mentioned Ian Williams out of Notre Dame, but he is now out for the season with a sprained MCL. If he comes back from that and tests out well through bowl games, all-star, and the combine he would be worth a look -- certainly not early now given the ambiguity regarding his health.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:43 PM   #12
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I'm a homer being a lifelong Auburn fan but Nick Fairley has been unblockable in several games, including the LSU game.

Fairley needs to improve his overall game with consistency, but the ceiling is high.

And the kid works hard, another example in the line of Auburn football players.
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Old 11-01-2010, 05:06 PM   #13
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That DL train left the station in the previous two drafts.

I'd look elsewhere in April.
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Old 11-01-2010, 06:08 PM   #14
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Dareus or Hayward for DE or Paea for NT.
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Old 11-01-2010, 06:48 PM   #15
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I have been high on Beal from OU for a couple of seasons now. He looks like great OLB material to me
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That DL train left the station in the previous two drafts.
What? Aside from possibly Raji, who was drafted before our first pick in 2009, who from the last two drafts is making any kind of impact in a 3-4? There are a bunch of guys that are coming out in 2011 and project to the 3-4 with first and second round grades.
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What? Aside from possibly Raji, who was drafted before our first pick in 2009, who from the last two drafts is making any kind of impact in a 3-4? There are a bunch of guys that are coming out in 2011 and project to the 3-4 with first and second round grades.
You're right.

The Broncos have been loaded up front.

So loaded in fact, they can draft for luxury at other spots.
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You're right.

The Broncos have been loaded up front.

So loaded in fact, they can draft for luxury at other spots.
This is a different argument entirely. Where did I say anything about the Broncos?
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What? Aside from possibly Raji, who was drafted before our first pick in 2009, who from the last two drafts is making any kind of impact in a 3-4? There are a bunch of guys that are coming out in 2011 and project to the 3-4 with first and second round grades.
Ron Brace in New England is playing well, we could've had him instead of Alphonso Smith.
This past draft, we could've landed Dan Williams, Jared Odrick, Brian Price, Terrence Cody.

We passed on these guys though.
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Ron Brace in New England is playing well, we could've had him instead of Alphonso Smith.
I REALLY hope this is a joke. He has been a MAJOR disappointment so far. There are articles at least every other week in the local rags that read like Denver Post fluff pieces on Jarvis Moss and how he's "working hard to make an impact." It's comical.
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Brandon Deaderick was on every single mock draft that I made or read last year for 3-4 defense teams. He got drafted in the 7th round and is an impact starter for New England this year. If everyone knows that he's a good player, how the **** does he fall to the 7th round? Because professional talent evaluator's are all stupid.
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What? Aside from possibly Raji, who was drafted before our first pick in 2009, who from the last two drafts is making any kind of impact in a 3-4? There are a bunch of guys that are coming out in 2011 and project to the 3-4 with first and second round grades.
Some would say Ngata and Castillo.
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I REALLY hope this is a joke. He has been a MAJOR disappointment so far. There are articles at least every other week in the local rags that read like Denver Post fluff pieces on Jarvis Moss and how he's "working hard to make an impact." It's comical.
So your answer is to nothing at the NT area ...nice...
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Old 11-01-2010, 07:57 PM   #24
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You can go on and on about dline prospects, but we are taking Scotty McKnight with our first.
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Brandon Deaderick was on every single mock draft that I made or read last year for 3-4 defense teams. He got drafted in the 7th round and is an impact starter for New England this year. If everyone knows that he's a good player, how the **** does he fall to the 7th round? Because professional talent evaluator's are all stupid.
He's making the most of his time out there, but it's a little early to call him an "impact starter" (he's only started three games). Funny that he was actually a Ty Warren injury away from being cut in the preseason.
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