Originally Posted by The1ApplePie
He was the BPA and should be a great player.
The only problem I have is with AS and MW as the DEs, he is the closest thing this defense has to a luxury pick.
Fairley could have been a monster as our jay Ratliff
That`s depending on what you call luxury... with him we have the luxury to try some different things. MW as OLB. Watt as NT in passing situations. Keeping our DLine fresh at all times.
With this pick it is ok to get a 2 down NT. With this pick, if our soon to be drafted OLB doesn`t pan out or get injured, we can put Mario there and not miss a beat inside. And this pick can make the people around him better.
I too would`ve been more excited with Fairley or Quinn - but IŽd also be a hell of a lot more worried. This team desperately needs players on defense that help now - they can`t have a high upside player bust. This pick needs to contribute and make the team better. Fairley and Quinn might`ve done that. Quinn will do that.