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Old 12-27-2011   #1
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When you guys make a mock draft what perspective do you take?

1. Mock made trying to predict what the Texans will do?
2. Mock made suggesting players that will fit the Texans system and be appropriate for the team?
3. Mock made as if your the GM/HC and these are the moves you'd make if you were in charge?

I've been curious about this since I think many of us take different perspectives.
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Default Re: How you make a mock?

I think its a combination. I mock what I would do while guessing what Smithiak is looking for, which means that the players are ones I would like for the Texans system.
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When you guys make a mock draft what perspective do you take?

1. Mock made trying to predict what the Texans will do?
2. Mock made suggesting players that will fit the Texans system and be appropriate for the team?
3. Mock made as if your the GM/HC and these are the moves you'd make if you were in charge?

I've been curious about this since I think many of us take different perspectives.
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i would say usually 2 and 3
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Default Re: How you make a mock?

Based on 2 and 3, 3 mostly. When I make mocks I look at A.) Is the player BPA on the board? B.) Does he fill a need? and C.) How much of an immediate impact can he make.

For example, if there is a WR who is rated lower than a RB but the WR has a chance to make an immediate impact compared to the RB, I tend to go with that WR.
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Default Re: How you make a mock?

3 with a little bit of 2.

For instance, I look for ZBS OL, larger 5 techs and OLB's with size/pass rushing skills.

I pick the guys I think would pick that fit Gary/Wades system. (Ricks job)
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