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  1. BSofA04

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    Not a bad pick, it just gets annoying hearing Scott Wright complain, kick, and scream about our OL situation. We do need an OT, but I don't think he will leave it alone until we draft one in R1.
     
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    Ill take(if they fell) one of those DE's on Mel's big board top 10....
     
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    I prefer this to the endless litany of RB picks people have us taking.
     
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    Would somebody please, please make the argument that a 3-4 team would really draft a downlineman with the #1 pick ? It ain't gonna happen and definitely not by Bill Parcells.
    Regarding their call on our pick, I sure hope Williams is still on the Board at #18 because I think he'd be a real value there and fill a huge and long-suffereing need for us. They definitely seem to know our situation is in the OLine.
     
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    I always thought Long would be more of a 3-4 OLB, who would sometimes line up with his hand on the ground.
     
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    Marcus Spears might have to disagree with you.
     
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    gholston so?

    i hate the idea of forcing matt ryan in at #1... seems like what happened in '05 with alex smith
     
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    I take it you mean the X-LSU DE drafted by the Cowboys ?
    He was a first-rounder but definitely not the #1 overall. #20 in the first round if I'm not mistaken ?
     
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    I'm sorry misread on my part, I scanned it as a 1st rounder.
     
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    Bill "Planet Theory" Parcells also drafted Shaun Ellis in the 1st round while running the Jets. And Parcells wanted OU's DT Cedric Jones rather than Terry Glenn in 1996, when the "If you want me to cook the dinner, you should let me shop for the groceries" stuff came about.
     
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    your argument is derailed since Miami will be running the 4-3.

    besides, as a planet theory guy, scheme isn't nearly as important with the #1 pick as is pure, raw talent.
     
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    You still hoping for Chris Long kast?

    Looks like a good pick for Miami to me.
     
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    A Bill Parcells team run something besides the 3-4 ? Ya kidding, right ?
    But a 4-3 team taking Long, a DE. I could see that, we sure did here couple years ago.
    4-3 DEs are far more valuable than 3-4 DEs.
     
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    He is projected as a 3-4 OLB, along with Gholston and Groves
     
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    Chris Long managed 14 sacks in a 3-4 defense his senior season.
     
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    Long makes the most sense for Miami, no doubt.
     
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    I know and that's very impressive. But I still don't think Miami or any team would draft C. Long or any downlineman to play as a DE in the 3-4.
    Now they might draft Long to play DE in a 4-3, just we drafted Mario to do so. But I'm skeptitcal that Miami would choose a D which is not Parcells
    chosen scheme.
    Given that the primary edge-rushers in pro 3-4s are OLBs, not DEs, its just hard for me to imagine using the #1 overall to play a position where he's handling interference to free-up LBs to be the primary play-makers in pass-rushing.
     
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    Long's size will put him at OLB.
     

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