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Old 01-06-2014   #264
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Default Re: Clowney, then what?

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Originally Posted by TheIronDuke View Post
Watt is by far the greatest defensive player in football, right?

Yet he's the third most valuable player in his draft behind Newton and Kaepernick. That is why you do not draft defense at #1 overall when there's potential great QB's in the draft.
The problem I have with that logic is that you had a few teams do that with Ponder, Locker, Gabbert, possibly because they thought they had a potential great QB only to strike out and miss out on players like Watt, Robert Quinn, Cameron Jordan, Pouncey, Kerrigan (All Pro Bowlers) and Wilkerson.

I could see a scenario where the Texans take Clowney, and a NT, or guard, and still grab a QB like Tajh Boyd in the 3rd. This would allow them to sign a free agent QB like McCown or whomever and let Tajh learn for a year.
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