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Old 04-11-2013   #1
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I'm going to trade back. I think either the Jets or Cardinals may want to trade up for the QB of their choice. For the purposes of my mock I'm going to trade a 1st and 7th for a high second and a third.

2) Da'Rick Rogers, WR

I think Rogers offers the most bang for our buck. Every receiver is going to have some issues, but Rogers issues aren't on the field. He has elite reciever potential and if he can come in and learn from Dre and the gang he could be a tremendous asset immediately and down the road



2) Cornelius Carradine, OLB

Nicknamed Tank, Carradine is a good looking athlete. Really good frame. Excellent explosion and power. Shows finesse and speed moves as well as bull rush While some will say that he can't play OLB, I see him in the Mario role. Mostly heading upfiled and occasionally doing other things. I think he's athletic enough and fluid enough to handle that. Will help immediately as a pass rusher, but will be groomed to be a starting OLB.



3) DJ Swearinger, S


I love Swearinger. He is pretty much what a safety is supposed to be. Fast, wreckless, and good in zone coverage. I think we'd be trying to find ways to get Swearinger on the field more.



3) Tyrann Mathieu, DB/KR


I'm not too fond of his man coverage, but the guy makes plays when he's on the field. Hopefully with better technique he could improve his coverage skills. Until that time he will help as a returner and as a reserve DB. Weed usage is a concern, but I'm rolling the dice on him due to his talent level.

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3) David Quessenberry, OT


I like his pass protection. Good solid frame, moves well. Should immediately challenge for the swing position and possibly even the starting position. Good feet, good base. Plays with good balance.



4) Brandon Williams, NT

Big, Strong, bowling ball. Would for a good NT combo with Mitchell. I like his effort and the strength he plays with. Would start off as more of a run stopper, but should be able to move into a full time role if needed down the line.



5) Kenjon Barner, RB


3rd RB and another returner. Good change of pace guy. A different type of back from Foster and Tate. Good vision and deadly in the open field. Had a great career in Oregon.



6) Lawrence Okoye, DT/DE

Why not? It's a 6th round pick and this guy is a physical specimen. His rugby back ground intrigues me because he should be physical enough and he should have good enough leverage to play the position. If he can develop and learn, he and JJ Watt as DE's in the future would be pretty nice. At his size, he should also be able to play some DT.



6) Marvin Burdette, ILB

I think it was mussop that mentioned him in another thread. He is a little guy, but he plays with a lot of explosion. Buster Davis is not a good comparison because Buster Davis didn't take on blocks well at all. This guy does. He meets guard and Full backs in the hole with explosion and force. Good tackler. I see him as a special teams player and back up ILB.

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No complain from me.
I'd like to see how Carradine does at his work-out (April 20) though; just to make sure he has progressed nicely from the torn ACL; otherwise, it might affect his draft status.
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Mathieu is only no for me. Not sure Williams drops to 4. Over all I can buy in to it.
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No complaints here.

Rogers- I think he would be a great pick, should he pass the interviews. He certainly looks like he can be the best receiver in the league, but his off the field issues do worry me. Even this past year, where he supposedly behaved well, I read somewhere that he rubbed some of his coaches the wrong way.

Carradine- Dude can get after the QB, that is for sure. However if his knee checks out, I can see him off the board before the late second. Personally, I think he makes a better hand-in-the-dirt guy, but he should still be good playing standing up.

Swearinger- We are on the same page

Quessenberry- I dont know much about him, but I like what I do know.

Williams- If he is still on the board, then he is one heck of a steal. I would be surprised if he makes it out of the 3rd.

Barner- I like it. Adding wrinkle to the offense, nothing wrong with that.

Okoye- I have him in the 7th, but this late it is hard to guess where these guys will go. Absolutely no problem spending a 6th here, the payoff can be huge.

Burdette- I like Burdette, he should make the team as a backup/ST guy.
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I went with Tyrann because I thought that he could play right away on special teams and as a reserve DB. I thought for 3rd round pick he offered pretty good value.

I understand the reservations about his man coverage and his character/drug habbit...I won't argue with that...

If he tested clean for his workouts though that shows me that he can put it aside if it's important enough. Lots of guys in the NFL smoke though, so if he can control it then he should be ok...if not, he'll be out of the league...

Williams in the fourth...He may not make it, but with all the DT's ahead of him I don't know. He's not there I'd probably go with Montori Hughes...
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Mathieu is only no for me. Not sure Williams drops to 4. Over all I can buy in to it.
Thats understandable. A couple of months ago I was cold on him. But I rewatched some film and he'd be tough to pass up in the third. Dude has tons of talent and awesome instincts. He just plain makes things happen on the field.

But I can understand completely not wanting him.
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Love this mock, it has impact players in it. Swearinger/Rodgers/Carradine/Mathieu/Quessenberry/Williams would all be upgrades to the current roster.

Williams probably will be gone by the 4th. I've got him ranked late 2nd/early 3rd.

Need to add another WR/LB for depth purposes with the supp 6th and 7th rd pick.
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2) Cornelius Carradine, OLB

Nicknamed Tank, Carradine is a good looking athlete. Really good frame. Excellent explosion and power. Shows finesse and speed moves as well as bull rush While some will say that he can't play OLB, I see him in the Mario role. Mostly heading upfiled and occasionally doing other things. I think he's athletic enough and fluid enough to handle that. Will help immediately as a pass rusher, but will be groomed to be a starting OLB.

His workout video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3o1HJ7YJXM&
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CBS Sports reported that he ran a 4.93 (citing a high-ranking league source), and not 4.75 as the Cincinnati Inquirer claimed earlier.
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More confusion on 40 times. Carradine and Werner will both be stud DEs, I can almost guarantee it.
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More confusion on 40 times. Carradine and Werner will both be stud DEs, I can almost guarantee it.
I agree. I like both of them. One thing not mentioned much is how good they are at defending the run at them. Werner has a knack for slipping off his blocker and making plays while tank stonewalls OL and makes plays. Both are very good.
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CBS Sports reported that he ran a 4.93 (citing a high-ranking league source), and not 4.75 as the Cincinnati Inquirer claimed earlier.
Sounds like the earlier time was a bit optimistic.
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