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Old 03-18-2007   #1
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http://www.denverpost.com/broncos/ci_5457658

No deal near for No. 2 pick
By Mike Klis
Denver Post Staff Writer
Article Last Updated: 03/17/2007 11:35:45 PM MDT


"Knowing several NFL teams are drooling over the talents of wide receiver Calvin Johnson, the Detroit Lions have let it be known their No. 2 overall draft pick is up for trade.

Yes, the Lions have held preliminary discussions with the Broncos regarding the No. 2 pick during the past month, NFL sources confirmed.

But Broncos fans shouldn't get their hopes up.

According to sources, the Lions asked for multiple draft picks that included Denver's No. 21 selection. The Broncos considered the asking price far too high, and trade discussions have ceased.

While a Denver deal with Detroit appears unlikely, the Broncos have been trying to trade their No. 21 pick. Some of the Broncos' trade possibilities have them moving up on the draft board and others have them moving down.

For the Lions, the possibility of dealing the No. 2 pick is all about the benefits of moving down. Provided the Oakland Raiders take Louisiana State quarterback JaMarcus Russell as expected with their No. 1 pick in the draft April 28, Johnson is widely considered a no-brainer selection at No. 2.

The Georgia Tech product is a 6-foot-5, 239-pound athletic specimen who was clocked in the 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds at the scouting combine.

Put another way, Johnson is to receivers in this year's draft what Reggie Bush was to running backs in last year's draft.

The Lions, however, just happen to be the one team that wouldn't dare take another receiver so high in the draft, not after they were burned by Charles Rogers with the No. 2 pick in 2003 and Mike Williams with the 10th selection in 2005.

With an average record of 4-12 the past six seasons, the Lions are contemplating whether they can get greater value by moving down in the draft for multiple players and picks in return.

The Broncos became a logical candidate in part because of how coach Mike Shanahan traded up to get quarterback Jay Cutler last year (a series of deals moved Denver from No. 30 to No. 11), but also because the two teams worked out a trade this month.

In that deal, the Broncos sent running back Tatum Bell and offensive tackle George Foster to the Lions in exchange for cornerback Dré Bly. "
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Default Re: Lions looking to trade with Broncos

This actually would be a pretty good deal for the broncos if you're looking for a go-to guy for cutler in the future.

though i'm pretty sure the lions and super gm matt millen will be asking for the first born of the entire roster from anyone trying to move up to #2 (even the cleveland browns knowing millen).
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This actually would be a pretty good deal for the broncos if you're looking for a go-to guy for cutler in the future.

though i'm pretty sure the lions and super gm matt millen will be asking for the first born of the entire roster from anyone trying to move up to #2 (even the cleveland browns knowing millen).
I agree on that much and I can see why the Lions would want to trade down.
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Default Re: Lions looking to trade with Broncos

FYI:

Detroit- #2 overall pick = 2600 points

Denver- #21 overall pick = 800 points

Difference = 1800 points = #4 overall pick.

It's going to take a lot for them to move up to 2....might have to include Cutler...LOL.
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Default Re: Lions looking to trade with Broncos

Would'nt surprise me if Matt Millen trades the #2 pick for Rod Smith straight up. Then he'd take Dwayne Bowe with the 21st pick... He loves him some receivers...
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so, this isn't going to happen.
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Default Re: Lions looking to trade with Broncos

The Lions are definitely putting the pick up for sale. Probably too rich for most though.
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The Lions are definitely putting the pick up for sale. Probably too rich for most though.
That was our problem last year...it take WAY too much to move into the #2 spot, much less the 1 overall.
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That was our problem last year...it take WAY too much to move into the #2 spot, much less the 1 overall.
The Lions will wait it out and if not grab Quinn I might suspect.
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Default Re: Lions looking to trade with Broncos

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This actually would be a pretty good deal for the broncos if you're looking for a go-to guy for cutler in the future.

though i'm pretty sure the lions and super gm matt millen will be asking for the first born of the entire roster from anyone trying to move up to #2 (even the cleveland browns knowing millen).
they already have that guy. his name is javon walker. the Broncos are not trying to trade up to get Calvin Johnson.
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