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  1. TexansSeminole

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    Which positions would you be most upset about us drafting in the first round?

    There are a couple that I just absolutely DO NOT want us to address:

    1. Quarterback - please don't do it.
    2. Wide Receiver - while a team could always use an upgrade, we have plenty of receivers to compete on this team, we don't need to go out and spend a first rounder on a WR.
    3. Defensive line - we have spent 3 in a row on DL and while we could use another stud on the DL, we really need to spread the first rounders around a bit.

    Positions I would be most pleased with:

    1. Cornerback
    2. Offensive Line
     
  2. badboy

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    Middle LB, FB, SS, RT no way.
     
  3. b0ng

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    You might get mad on draft day then.:gun:

    1. QB - Reasons stated above
    2. K
    3. P

    These are the only positions I don't want to see a 1st rounder drafted for. Anything else is completely fair.
     
  4. Texans Horror

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    Long snapper.

    I feel pretty strong about the wide receiver position, too. I've heard the occassional ***** suggest the Texans are in deep need of another wide receiver (sorry, no source). I am very happy with the wide receivers the Texans have.

    In honesty, though, I'm of the opinion that the talent has really been raised over the last two years, and the Texans don't need that many players. Running back, left tackle, center, safety, cornerback. If they get five talented guys during the offseason - just those five - then they have filled all the major holes I see. I say major cause it would be nice to get another DE, DT, or LB, but I don't see what we have in those positions already as a major roadblock to the Texans' success.
     
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    That would be one of the benefits of the move back. Banging some depth. Beerlovers list of DT FAs caused me to reveiw the draft class. there are several of them there. I like Maddox alot. But there are several guys who would fill the bill.
    Thought the short and stumpy guy from Norte Dame had a very good senior bowl week. More of an Amobi type than a run a stuffer. Gotta figure Red Bryant of A & M is going off the board prety early in day two.

    http://thefootballexpert.com/dtrankings2008.html

    13. Trevor Laws Notre Dame 6-1 295 5.00
    14. Jason Shirley Fresno St. 6-5 330 5.10
    18. Ahtyba Rubin Iowa St. 6-3 330 5.15

    I thought Rubin had a prety good week at the senior bowl. Those three might fall to the six pick.

    I also think there is a herd of reciever tallent. I wouldn't be shocked if they take one on the second day late. Offensive minded head coach...like a kid at candy store watching the confectioner putting the candy out...he might not be able to help himself.
     
  6. threetoedpete

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    The Bryan Pittman fan club reps ya.

    If the OU kicker falls through the draft....I wouldn't mind a FA sniff. No way he beats out brown...but he has/had a leg on him. He's got the yipps right now.
     
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    I would be very upset with: SS, WR, FB, QB, and....RB. There is too much depth in this class of RB to spend a first round pick on one. You can get high quality depth in the 3rd round, or second in a trade down. CB, FS, and OL are the way to go.
     
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    The one thing that sets Trev apart from most DT coming out of college is his hands, he knows when to put them in the air, I think he had 8 or 9 tipped passes this year alone.
     


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    Would Rep you for that. I think that's a big bonus when a DT has the presence to get his hands up in the air and at least disrupt passing lanes. While Ty Willingham's classes might not be nearly front end heavy looks like he just brought in steady football players.
     
  10. beerlover

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    I would say no-no to any position that is clearly not bpa. reaching for need over an obviously superior talent, I'll use Levi Brown as a perfect example (just to show I can take a hit to my favorite player in last years draft class). how does it feel for Cardinal Fan to pass on Adrian (All-day) Peterson who possess the best combination of power, size, speed @ the RB position in years :cry2: to address a need (protecting Matt Leinarts blind side) using a top 5 pick on OT Levi Brown?
     
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    well I guess you do what we've done every year then and except the inevetable. Still say it's a reach to expect a third rounder to preform like a second or a first rounder. Unless Brown get hurts....they've banged their hole for four to seven years. How many RBs will they have an oporunity to draft in that time span ? How many oportunities to move up and go get the "franchise " back? The once every generation back. And just for the record, as good as all day was last year, he did miss time this season with an injury. So we start over....how many years will he go to make a complete sixteen game schedule? So far that number is zero.

    And Arizona will have an orportunity to bang the running back with the first two picks this draft. To me they got their cake and coffee too. And they are pracitcing their craft in a target rich enviroment this year.
     
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    This is why i want us to go, in order

    LT, CB, DE, LB,RB But take BPA
     
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    not bad. looking at the draft talent available its gonna be more like CB, RB, LT, LB, DE :)
     
  14. AnthonyE

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    With a decent possibility of many of top CB talents being gone by the 18th pick, here's my order:

    RB, CB, LT, FS, OLB, DE. But BPA at the same time.

    Can't pass player, pick him up reguardless of need. We'll find something to do with him eventually.
     
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    sounds like the situation that the saints/bush are in:shades:
     
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    Unfortunately you probably correct. I would be very happy with DRC @ 18.
     
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    Extremely good point.
     
  18. BSofA04

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    No-no to QB, DL, WR or TE.

    OT, CB, S should be the only 3 positions we should consider with our first pick. I didn't list RB because I have a feeling Gibbs will talk Kubiak out of taking a RB until day 2.
     
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    No to QB, punter, kicker, long snapper, FB, and TE.

    I would be disappointed if we went with a WR.

    I welcome a CB, FS, RB, or OL, or LB.
     
  20. Specnatz

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    Sorry to bring up an old thread but I recalled this thread because of Trev Laws ......

    http://www.fieldgulls.com/story/2008/3/25/171930/911
     

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