Originally Posted by steelbtexan
I really like Dwyer but since Dunta has walked this is what I would do.
Rd1 Wilson or best CB
Rd3 trade for Kuper
Rd4 Newhouse or Calloway from Iowa
If Newhouse is close to 5.2 and does the three cone drill well, which I believe he will, I don't believe he makes it into the forth round. From what I'm reading about the OLTs, the high end guys all have warts. Baluga's arms are too short for OLT. He is just like Erick Winston. He's destined to go inside or RT. Yet there are still those posting Baluga in the first round, top fifteen. We'll see. Got another top guy gone through two operations...all these little things add up. I just read that Tampa put a very high tag on their young left tackle. (In the combine news section)
Could be they, Tampa have targeted a defensive guy at three, i.e. hold their nose as they send up the card and hope he's not a bust. Detroit is shopping the two...tells me folks are sniffing and they don't like the value in the top five. Since they are slotted salary wise, whether you get Warren Sapp or Amobi Okoye....still got to pay the same money.
As the top guys get pushed down because of warts, that will push the second tier guys, Like Newhouse up. I mean who would you rather have inside at guard Bulaga or Newhouse ? They haven't played top tiered talent guys Like the kid from Hillsdale will get pushed up. The need hasn't gone anywhere. It comes down to do you gamble you can get a raw kid coached up by September or are you going to spend money on short arms or a bad injury history and hope for the best ? It's an art not a science.