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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread




    28. Baltimore Ravens (9-3) Barrett Jones, OT/G/C, Alabama (6’5” 311lbs).
    This isn’t a flashy pick, but it is a necessary one. The Ravens offensive line really is not very good. Maybe that is by scheme or maybe that is because the talent just isn’t there. Regardless, the LG and C position really need to be addressed. They drafted Gino Gradkowski last year, but who knows if he would be ready to step in and be a starter next year. Jones is a jack-of-all-trades lineman. He is an outstanding run blocker and provides nice balance as a pass blocker. The thing that I think Baltimore would really value in Jones is that every position he played on the offensive line in college he worked hard and excelled at. Previous Pick: CJ Mosley.

    29. New England Patriots (9-3) Chance Warmack, OG, Alabama (6’3” 320lbs).
    The Patriots are going to have to start planning for life after Tom Brady and that is going to include having a nice young OL for whoever the QB is to step up behind. Nate Solder and Sebastian Vollmer look like keepers, but Logan Mankins has contemplated retirement in the past and has been dealing with some nagging injuries. Warmack is an outstanding run blocker and can really anchor down as a pass blocker. Previous Pick: Dallas Thomas.

    30. Denver Broncos (9-3) Kawann Short, DT, Purdue (6’3” 310lbs).
    Short has been an outstanding player for Purdue this season and consistently blows up plays in the backfield. Along with being a run stopper, he provides a solid pass rush as well. The Broncos really need to consider bolstering the interior of their DL because the guys they currently have just aren’t very good. Previous Pick: Jon Jenkins.

    31. Atlanta Falcons (11-1) Jon Cooper, OG, UNC (6’3’ 300lbs).
    Garrett Reynolds is an “ok” guard and it is likely that Peter Konz is going to eventually shift over to center, so at some point they’re going to need to address the guard positions. Cooper is very underrated and has been absolutely dominating the ACC this year. He plays with excellent technique and may be the best pulling guard in this draft. Previous Pick: DeAndre Hopkins.

    32. Houston Texans (11-1) Keenan Allen, WR, Cal (6’2” 215lbs).
    Allen has surprising speed and quickness for a receiver who is nearly 220lbs. He runs nice routes and catches the ball well in traffic. Allen also brings some nice YAC ability. Andre Johnson is getting up there in NFL years and while he is still good, you have to wonder how long he can sustain a high level of play. Furthermore, Houston really needs to get a complimentary receiver opposite of Andre Johnson because Kevin Walter really isn’t that good. Previous Pick: Terrance Williams.
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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    Round 2:
    33. Kansas City Chiefs – DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Clemson (6’1” 205lbs). Hopkins has blazing speed on the field and solid hands to boot. The Chiefs are unlikely to bring back Dwayne Bowe and they really need to get Geno Smith someone to grow with.

    34. Jacksonville Jaguars – Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas (6’3” 225lbs). Chad Henne has been really impressive in a few starts this year, but the Jags still should really consider bringing in another QB to groom behind him because Gabbert is a lost cause. Wilson has a nice arm with upside. Injuries are a concern.

    35. Philadelphia Eagles – Dallas Thomas, OG/T, Tennesse (6’5” 315lbs). The Eagles just need to really buckle down and upgrade their offensive line. Thomas is an outstanding pass-blocker and can play guard or tackle.

    36. Cincinnati Bengals (From Oakland) – Kevin Minter, LB, LSU (6’2” 241lbs). Rey Maualuga is a good player, but he freelances far too much and he isn’t very good in coverage. Minter can play inside or outside, is a hard hitter, and brings a leadership element that Maualuga could never have.

    37. Carolina Panthers – Ricky Wagner, OT, Wisconsin (6’6” 325lbs). The Panthers really liked Jeff Otah at right tackle, but the guy just could not stay healthy. They’ve had some issues on the OL and getting a road grader like Wagner could really improve their ground game and pass-protection.

    38. Cleveland Browns USED FOR JOSH GORDON IN 2012 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT.

    39. Tennessee Titans – Jordan Poyer, CB, Oregon State (6’1” 190lbs). Poyer has been pretty underrated as a player. He jams receivers at the line of scrimmage well and has decent ball skills. Tennessee might be interested in looking for replacements from Cortland Finnegan.

    40. Arizona Cardinals – Tyler Eiffert, TE, Notre Dame (6’6” 251lbs). If Tyler Wilson drops, he may be the pick. Still, the Cards may not be in a position to take a QB right now, so they might as well continue to try and develop better weapons for whoever their QB is going to be. There are some decent value QB picks in rounds 3-5 that they could target. Eiffert is a long tight end with solid speed and receiving skills. The Cards have been looking for an impact tight end for a few years now.

    41. Detroit Lions – Logan Ryan, CB, Rutgers (6’ 195lbs). The Lions need to seriously overhaul their entire secondary. Louis Delmas is really their best player and frankly, this would be a great draft to double-dip at cornerback. Ryan is a solid all-around cornerback who isn’t afraid to come up and make plays on the ball carrier and he’ll play the physical game with any receiver.

    42. San Diego Chargers – DJ Fluker, OT, Alabama (6’6” 335lbs). The Chargers’ offensive line has some serious issues. They invested in Jared Gaither, who is always hurt, and Jeromy Clary just gets destroyed in pass-protection. Truthfully, I’m surprised that Phillip Rivers hasn’t gotten seriously hurt. Fluker needs some coaching on technique, but he’s a massive road grader with long arms and upside.

    43. Miami Dolphins – Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee (6’4” 205lbs). Hunter has nice speed and leaping ability. He does a nice job catching the ball with his hands away from his body and he has nice body control. He’s not an overly capable route runner, but that is something that can be coached. The Dolphins really need to get a receiver who can be a true #1 because Brian Hartline and Davone Bess are not.

    44. Buffalo Bills – Stedman Bailey, WR, West Virgina (5’11” 195lbs). Bailey runs great routes and is a natural pass catcher. Like Tavon Austin, he also brings some nice vertical speed to the position, but he doesn’t have that elite speed and quickness. Buffalo has a lot of receivers, but outside of Stevie Johnson, none of them are really good.

    45. New York Jets – Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma (6’4” 218lbs). Jones’ stock has dropped a lot, but I still think teams could target him at the top of the 2nd round. He has a ton of experience on the biggest stages and has led some really nice comeback wins for Oklahoma. He’s an efficient passer with an above average arm. The Jets really need to move on from Mark Sanchez.

    46. New Orleans Saints FORFEITED.

    47. St. Louis Rams – Mario Benavides, C, Louisville (6’4” 300lbs). Benavides is without a doubt one of the top interior offensive linemen in this draft. He just doesn’t get much press because he plays at Louisville and not a massive program like Ohio State. I think that Jeff Fisher will continue to try and bolster the offensive line. He has to protect Sam Bradford and open holes for Steven Jackson.

    48. Minnesota Vikings – Terrence Williams, WR, Baylor (6’3” 206lbs). Williams is a nice down-field receiver with solid hands and decent route running ability. The Vikings have a play maker in Percy Harvin, but they really need to get Christian Ponder another receiver who can consistently get open and make plays because Harvin can’t do it all himself.

    49. Dallas Cowboys – Travis Long, LB, Washington State (6’3” 257lbs). Anthony Spencer is likely heading to free agency and at the moment, the Cowboys don’t really have anyone behind him who can be an impact player. Travis Long is really underrated and has registered 13 tackles for loss and 10 sacks this year for the Cougars.

    50. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Eric Reid, FS/SS, LSU (6’2” 212lbs). Reid is a rangy safety with average ball skills. However, he has nice athleticism and is solid against the run, so there is reason to believe that he can be coached up a bit more in coverage schemes. Right now the Bucs are playing a 52 year old Rhonde Barber at safety because they don’t have any better options. Reid would be a nice compliment to Mark Barron.
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    51. Washington Redskins – Carrington Byndom, CB, Texas (6’ 185lbs). DeAngelo Hall is not very good anymore. If he put as much effort into covering receivers as he did running his yap, he’d probably still be a decent player. Byndom has elite speed and quickness at corner and would allow the skins to drop Josh Wilson down in nickel packages.

    52. Cincinnati Bengals – Giovani Bernard, RB, UNC (5’10” 207lbs). This is a pretty weak running back class, but Bernard has been really impressive this year for the Tar Heels. He runs with nice vision, catches the ball well out of the backfield, and has that extra gear that allows him to accelerate away from defensive players. As good as Benjavaris Green-Ellis has been for the Bengals, having two capable backs is a must in today’s NFL.

    53. Seattle Seahawks – Shane Skov, LB, Stanford (6’3” 250lbs). Skov suffered a pretty nasty ACL injury in 2011 and that slowed him down a bit early on in the year. However, he’s really gotten better as the year went on and his intangibles are a big reason for that. Pete Carroll was really hoping Bruce Irvin would be able to be an every down LB in their 4-3 instead of a just a pass rush specialist, but I just don’t see it. I think getting a guy who can play MLB should be a high priority for them so they can move KJ Wright back outside where he’s best suited.

    54. Pittsburgh Steelers – Kenny Vaccaro, FS/SS, Texas (6’1” 210lbs). Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark are still good players, but both have some durability concerns and when one or the other is out, it is noticeable on the field. Considering their age, it might be a good time for Pittsburgh to invest in a young safety that can develop into a starter. Vaccaro is excellent against the run and has some nice upside as a deep cover safety.

    55. New York Giants – Kyle Long, OT, Oregon (6’7” 313lbs). Long can play guard or tackle. The Giants keep shuffling guys around whenever someone gets injured and guys like William Beatty get injured often. Long will provide nice depth and could likely be a starter after a year or two.

    56. Miami Dolphins (From Indianapolis/Vontae Davis) – Joseph Fauria, TE, UCLA (6’7” 255lbs). Fauria is a good blocker and a good receiver. His height alone makes him a major mismatch all over the field and he has surprising quickness as well. Anthony Fasano is a solid blocking TE, but he doesn’t create many mismatches as a receiver.

    57. Chicago Bears – Kevin Reddick, LB, UNC (6’2” 244lbs). Brian Urlacher may not be back with the Bears and even if he does come back, he’s pretty old. Eventually they are going to have to find someone to groom behind him. Reddick got off to a rough start, but he’s athletic and has some nice upside.

    58. Green Bay Packers – David Yankey, OT, Stanford (6’5” 303lbs). Yankey has been a pretty underrated left tackle this year. He’s a solid pass blocker and he isn’t afraid to mix it up in the ground game. The Packers have had some issues at LT with Marshall Newhouse, so they may be interested in trying to get an upgrade.

    59. San Francisco 49er’s – Margus Hunt, DE, SMU (6’8” 290lbs). Hunt is a very raw prospect, but it is hard to ignore his measurables and athleticism. For his size, he gets nice burst off the line of scrimmage and he can bull rush with the best of them. He’d be a great rotational guy for the Niners and would be a nice player to groom behind Justin Smith.

    60. Baltimore Ravens – Gerald Hodges, LB, Penn State (6’2” 235lbs). Hodges is a very athletic linebacker with nice instincts and good fundamentals. He tackles well and he plays well in space. The Ravens have some serious issues at inside linebacker. No one can cover anything and they miss far too many tackles. Hodges may take a bit to develop as a 3-4 ILB, but if Navorro Bowman can do it, so can Hodges.

    61. New England Patriots – Stevenson Sylvester, DT, UNC (6’3” 320lbs). Vince Wilfork isn’t getting any younger and Belichick loves guys who can play in multiple defensive fronts. Sylvester is a solid run defender who can provide some push up the middle.

    62. Denver Broncos – Robert Woods, WR, USC (6’1” 185lbs). Woods was kind of up and down this year, but he still has some value and I think a team like Denver would love to give Peyton Manning another weapon in the passing game. Woods has nice speed and quickness, but his biggest asset is his ability to run routes. He’d be an outstanding slot receiver.

    63. Atlanta Falcons – Arthur Brown, LB, Kansas State (6’1” 230lbs). If Brown were 10lbs heavier and 2 inches taller, he’d probably be a top 25 pick. He has excellent instincts, nice range, and for his size he really packs a punch. Atlanta could stand to boost their front 7 and give Sean Weatherspoon a nice compliment opposite of him.

    64. Houston Texans – Desmond Trufant, CB, Washington (6’1” 193lbs). Trufant is a really solid cornerback, but he doesn’t really “wow” you with off the charts numbers. Part of the problem is because a lot of teams don’t throw at him. Houston has some issues with depth and recently had to sign Stanford Routt off the streets.
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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    Round 3:
    65. Kansas City Chiefs – Jesse Williams, DT, Alabama (6’4” 320lbs). Williams had kind of an up and down year, but the Chiefs could still use some better 3-4 components than Glenn Dorsey and Tyson Jackson.

    66. Jacksonville Jaguars – Cobi Hamilton, WR, Arkansas (6’3” 209lbs). Hamilton is a solid possession receiver with good hands and route running ability. The Jags scored big time with Justin Blackmon, but getting one more receiver to line up opposite of Blackmon would be optimal.

    67. Philadelphia Eagles – Tony Jefferson, SS, Oklahoma (5’11” 212lbs). Jefferson is a hard-hitting safety with above average speed and athleticism. He’ll probably never be an elite player, but he definitely has some nice upside. Philadelphia really needs to think about upgrading over Kurt Coleman, who sucks against the run.

    68. Oakland Raiders – Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia (6’1” 211lbs). I’m not sure if the Raiders feel that they can win with Terrelle Pryor, Matt Leinart, or Carson Palmer. What I do know is that Aaron Murray is pretty damn good and getting a guy with his accuracy and intelligence in the 3rd round is pretty good value. Might be something better to build off of than Pryor.

    69. San Francisco 49ers [from Carolina] – Chase Thomas, LB, Stanford (6’4” 245lbs). I definitely think that if given the opportunity, Jim Harbaugh would be interested in one of the guys he recruited. You can never have too many pass rushers and Thomas can play inside or outside in the 3-4.

    70. Cleveland Browns – Matt Elam, FS, Florida (5’10” 206lbs). Elam kind of came out of nowhere this year to become one of the top rated free safeties. He has just made big play after big play for the Gators. Cleveland could probably benefit from upgrading over Usama Young at FS.

    71. Tennessee Titans – Cyril Richardson, OG/T, Baylor (6’5” 335lbs). The best position for Richardson is probably at guard in the NFL, which would work out for the Titans. They have had some serious issues running the ball and a big part of that has been their interior offensive line.

    72. Arizona Cardinals – EJ Manuel, QB, Florida State (6’4” 240lbs). Manuel showed a lot of improvement this year with the Seminoles and led them to a great season. He has a big arm and has the ability to pick up yards with his feet. He needs some coaching on technique, but at this point he would be a better player to build around over John Skelton or Kevin Kolb, who can never stay healthy.

    73. Detroit Lions – Khaseem Greene, LB, Rutgers (6’1” 231lbs). Greene is all over the place for the Scarlet Knights. Some think he could possibly even go in the high second round. I think he’ll drop a little because of his size, but he is a very good player and Detroit could use more athletic linebackers.

    74. San Diego Chargers – Cordarelle Patterson, WR, Tennessee (6’3” 202lbs). Patterson is a fairly underrated receiver. He’s got legitimate deep speed and can make a lot of people miss in the open field. He needs some polishing, but the Chargers need to get Phillip Rivers better weapons to pair with Danario Alexander.

    75. Miami Dolphins – Larry Warford, OG, Kentucky (6’3” 340lbs). Richie Incognito sucks and John Jerry is taking a lot longer to develop than they had originally thought. Warford is a massive guard who excels as a run blocker. He needs some coaching on footwork, but he is not easy to move.

    76. Buffalo Bills – Oday Aboushi, OT, Virginia (6’6” 310lbs). Aboushi is talented, but very raw. It is possible that the Bills may want to slide Cordy Glenn down to guard or maybe even move him over to RT.

    77. New York Jets - Stepfan Taylor, RB, Stanford (5’11” 209lbs). Taylor is a workhorse back with good burst and vision. He also provides solid receiving skills out of the backfield. The Jets can’t rely on Shonn Greene to be their feature back. He’s just not that good.

    78. New Orleans Saints – Shariff Floyd, DT, Florida (6’3” 302lbs). Floyd has very quick feet and hands for a big guy. That quickness allows him to get nice penetration into the backfield. The Saints have been looking for an answer to the DT position for a few years now. Wouldn’t be surprised at all if they double-dipped at the position in this draft.

    79. St. Louis Rams – Montee Ball, RB, Wisconsin (5’11” 220lbs). Had Ball come out last year he may have been a first round pick. He started off the season looking pretty pedestrian, but the last couple of months he seemed to look like his former self. The Rams may want to consider getting another workhorse back because Steven Jackson is getting up there in RB years and Isaiah Pead is more of a change-of-pace back.

    80. Minnesota Vikings – Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech (6’ 195lbs). Fuller has been an outstanding cornerback for the Hokies this year. He jams at the line of scrimmage very well, he tackles well, and he has nice fluidity in his hips. The Vikings could stand to get some better talent in their secondary.

    81. Dallas Cowboys – Mike Glennon, QB, NC State (6’6” 232lbs). Glennon has a big arm and solid accuracy. He can get a little erratic at times, but he has some nice upside. Tony Romo can just demolish some defenses and then go on a 3 week bender of choking. Dallas should probably consider grooming a guy behind Romo who could actually become a franchise QB.

    82. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Will Sutton, DE, Arizona State (6’2” 275lbs). Sutton has quietly been an explosive defensive player in the Pac12 this year. He gets after the QB really well and plays the run well. He doesn’t have elite speed or quickness, so some may look at him as a tweener DE/DT, but I think he could be a guy who really excels at LE.

    83. Washington Redskins – Corey Lemonier, DE, Auburn (6’4” 246lbs). Lemonier is a nice pass rusher, but definitely is going to have to go to a 3-4 team looking for a rush OLB. Once the Redskins lost Brian Orakpo, their depth at OLB was really exposed.

    84. Cincinnati Bengals – TJ McDonald, FS, USC (6’2” 205lbs). Reggie Nelson is serviceable at FS, but the Taylor Mays experiment may have been over before it started. He’s a penalty machine and he can’t cover. McDonald is a long and rangy safety with nice coverage skills.

    85. Seattle Seahawks – William Gholston, DE, Michigan State (6’6” 278lbs). Gholston is a very talented player, but he has not really taken that “next step” to realizing how good he can be. Still, I think the 3rd round would be a good spot for him and the Seahawks could use a developmental DE behind Chris Clemons.
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    86. Pittsburgh Steelers – Ryan Swope, WR, Texas A&M (6’1” 207lbs). Swope is an outstanding route runner with soft hands and deceptive speed. He has excelled on the big stage and was a huge part of the Aggie’s success this year. The Steelers likely won’t be able to keep Mike Wallace and they really need a complimentary receiver to Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders.

    87. New York Giants – Tank Carradine, DE, Florida State (6’3” 265lbs). You can never have too many pass rushers. There is a good chance that Osi Umenyiora may not be back with the Giants next year, so they may want to look for a rotational guy. Carradine was considered a potential round 1 prospect until he got hurt.

    88. Indianapolis Colts – Bennie Logan, DT, LSU (6’3” 288lbs). Logan may be a bit undersized for Chuck Pagano’s 3-4, but when Pagano was with the Ravens they drafted Pernell McPhee, who was also a bit undersized and ended up being a really nice pass rushing compliment. Logan is a really great 5-technique prospect who could end up sneaking into the 2nd round.

    89. Miami Dolphins [from Chicago/Brandon Marshall] – Micah Hyde, CB, Iowa (6’1” 191lbs). Hyde is a solid cornerback with some nice upside. He doesn’t have elite speed, but he does well in zone coverage. The Dolphins really need to rebuild the depth at cornerback after trading away Vontae Davis.

    90. Green Bay Packers – Baccari Rambo, SS, Georgia (6’ 218lbs). Rambo has had some off-field issues, but on the field he is a dynamic safety who can really lay some lumber. He needs some refinement in coverage, but in Green Bay he should be able to become an upgrade over guys like Charlie Peprah.

    91. San Francisco 49ers – Phillip Thomas, FS/SS, Fresno State (6’2” 215lbs). Thomas is a big time hitter with nice range, speed, and coverage ability. He doesn’t have elite ball skills, but he makes up for that with constantly being around the ball. Dashon Goldson might be too expensive for the Niners to bring back and this could allow them to move Donte Whitner over to FS.

    92. Baltimore Ravens – Sean Porter, LB, Texas A&M (6’2” 237lbs). Porter is kind of a jack-of-all-trades linebacker. He played 3-4 OLB for the Aggies last year and racked up over 17 tackles for loss and nearly 10 sacks. This year he dropped back to 4-3 LB and has still done well, but doesn’t have the numbers that he did last year. I think the Ravens should double dip like they did with Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta because they are really hurting at linebacker right now.

    93. New England Patriots – Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt (6’3” 211lbs). Matthews is a really nice possession receiver prospect. He has solid height and decent speed. Even though Vandy’s offense is pretty average, Matthews has over 1200 yards receiving. The Patriots can get away with having sub-par receivers, but Welker may not be back next year and Brandon Lloyd was only on a 1-year deal.

    94. Denver Broncos – Jordan Reed, TE, Florida (6’3” 240lbs). Reed is similar to another former Gator, Aaron Hernandez. Reed doesn’t bring much to the table as a blocker, but he is an excellent receiving threat and would just give Peyton one more weapon to try and get the Broncos over the hump.

    95. Atlanta Falcons – Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina (6’ 220lbs). This would be a good spot to take a flier on Lattimore. Prior to getting hurt, Lattimore was easily the top rated RB in this draft class. Atlanta gets the opportunity to rehab Lattimore the right way and groom him behind Michael Turner.

    96. Houston Texans – Shawn Williams, FS/SS, Georgia (6’1” 215lbs). Williams is a pretty balanced player at safety. He plays the run well and he doesn’t give up big plays in the passing game, but he won’t net you a ton of interceptions either. The Texans will likely need to address safety if they can’t resign Glover Quinn.
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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BigPlayReceiver View Post
    Just realized that my questions could have been interpreted as rhetorical or negative...sorry about that.
    Which game?
    I was watching TTU and Miami. I saw a few good plays but from play-to-play, I expected to see more.
    I'm dying to find us a solid ILB so I want to run Brown to ground.
    He plays for Kansas state. Or do you mean before he transferred?




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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    Going on everything I've read and what I've seen of Bama this year, I'd be surprised if Jones goes over Warmack. Certainly thought Jones got handled in the SEC Champ game.




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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Lee Van Cleef View Post
    Going on everything I've read and what I've seen of Bama this year, I'd be surprised if Jones goes over Warmack. Certainly thought Jones got handled in the SEC Champ game.
    I think he is a better prospect than Zeitler or Konz were last year, but you could be right that they would target Warmack over Jones.

    I was considering the utility of Jones vs Warmack, which is why I could see Ozzie and DeCosta valuing Jones over Warmack. Jones can play every position on the OL.
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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    I would rather double up on the Oline than LB. If Aboushi is on the board with our second round pick, I'm taking him with our second round pick. I think he could play LT, RT, or OG. I like the Jones pick Wicked, if we take the franchise OC (who can also cover guard at a good level), then get a guy who has potential to protect Joe's blind side, or compete for the RT position, that would put our Oline in a good place.

    Aboushi-KO-Jones-Yanda-Oher

    Or

    Oher-KO-Jones-Yanda-Aboushi

    Or even

    KO-Oher-Jones-Yanda-Aboushi

    I would take a LB like Porter in the 3rd, and bring in a good value LB on the market.




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    Jones got a lot of help from his Gs against the top SEC fronts...and the unit picked up the slack b/c they were better than everyone. We won't have that luxury/advantage. So I don't think Jones is the C we're looking for.
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    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    Quote Originally Posted by BigPlayReceiver View Post
    Jones got a lot of help from his Gs against the top SEC fronts...and the unit picked up the slack b/c they were better than everyone. We won't have that luxury/advantage. So I don't think Jones is the C we're looking for.
    So, Yanda isn't as good as the guards for Alabama?


    For the record, I think Jones would likely be a guard, but that of course depends on whether or not they feel comfortable with Gradkowski at center.
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  12. #108

    Re: New draft/FA/offseason thread

    I don't think the Ravens can afford to pick a guard or a center with their first round pick. The team is flush with guard type players. They really need someone that can play LT next year. The could move Oher back to RT and put KO at Guard. They are going to have to ride Gradkowski or get a low price vet option at Center. C is not really a position you want to go with a rookie as they are typically responsible for making line calls. They could also pick up a Braxton Cave late in the draft as a developmental Center.




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