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Old 04-24-2012   #4
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Default Re: Long Time Lurker - First Mock Draft!

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Originally Posted by texasam82 View Post
rd 1 - Jonathan Martin/Stanford - Talented tackle who handled the best effort from every team he played. If you were a DE and playing Standford don't you think you'd be busting your ass to have the poster worthy sack of Andrew Luck? Martin was in charge of making sure that didn't happen.

rd 2 - Bruce Irvin/West Virginia - Hard working, high motor and FAST pash rusher. Has some character issues, but displays an effort to rise above his upbringing. Locker room like the Texans can help harness his full potential.

rd 3 - Derek Wolfe/Cin - High motor hard working guy. Rotational player and/or depth

rd 4a - Greg Childs/Ark - Amazing measurables, would go much higher if he stayed healthy. Certainly worth the risk here.

rd 4b - Brandon Washington/Miami - More young talent on the OL, played OT and OG in college.

rd 5 - Tommy Streeter/Miami - Raw but has the size/speed to be a playmaker. May take time to develop, but he could turn out to be a stud and he gets to learn from Andre.

rd 6 - Jarius Wright/Ark - Slot guy with great speed and quickness. Ability to replace Jacoby on special teams.

rd 7 - Highest rated kicker


Idea here is to continue to focus on the trenches and keep our stable full of young/athletic/hungry talent. If we can continue to dominate both lines of scrimmage and pressure the QB our future will be bright. I know everyone is really pushing for a WR early, but by the time we pick I just don't see any sure fire studs being available. We have so many irons in the fire at WR that I think we should grab some boom/bust type guys. Surely between this draft and last years, with all the raw talent in the WR corps, we have someone that will develop into a solid #2 at a minimum.

Let me have it!
I'm admittedly not a draftnik but I like what you've done. And I agree that we should reload our talent in the trenches. I'm also of the opinion that most of the stud WRs will likely be off the board by #26. I'm hoping that Fleener is still around and that we snag him. But that's probably a pipe dream.

Good job.
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