Originally Posted by Marcus
Assuming what you say is true, then taking Matthews is a no-brainer if they can't trade down a couple of spots.
Exactly but also with the new CBA, the team can franchise tag a player much more cheaply annually after the 5 year deal and keep costs down. I could see this with Watt in 2015. Another reason for Matthews over a QB is either a second contract or a franchise tag for a tackle much less than a QB.