San Diego Logic Say We Didn't Reach

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  1. LORK 88

    LORK 88 Wreck'em Ŧech!

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    http://www.signonsandiego.com/sports/chargers/20080428-9999-1s28chargers.html
    I really don't think you can consider it a reach when the next team would've taken him with the very next pick . . .
     
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    TexanSam Hall of Fame

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    That's very interesting. I wonder who the Texans would have drafted had Duane Brown been taken
     
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    I guess Cason or trade back again.
     
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    also known as the Houston Logic with Ted Ginn last year.
     
  5. TexanSam

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    I'm glad that didn't work out. I prefer Okoye over Ginn.
     
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    Wouldn't that just mean that both teams were dumb and reached?

    :sarcasm:
     
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    Why would both teams be considered dumb for reaching? Who thinks it is a reach, the so called draft experts? Because they think a guy is a lower round pick it's a reach? Nevermind that the top OL coach in the league and one of the top GMs wanted the guy in rd 1. There is also a possibility that SF wanted Brown in rd 1. This whole concept of reaching and value in the draft is getting silly.
     
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  9. joedinkle

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    No way we take Teddy over the guy we had ranked number one on our defensive board.
     
  10. Goldensilence

    Goldensilence hipster elite

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    How'd that work out?

    I know i was shocked Amobi was still there given between the two I think a 19 year old with insane upside was the obvious choice.
     
  11. El Tejano

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    Yeah, we would've never gone after Tedd Ginn Jr. If Okoye was off the boards I think our next pick would've been Patrick Willis to go with Demeco.
     
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    bigbrewster2000 4th Infantry

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    There is a big difference there Kas and that is that we didnt come out after the draft was over and say that we were one pick short of the guy we were targeting. :cool:
     
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    Nah. It gives the fantasy football proponents and living room GMs the opportunity to talk about player personnel decisions as if they are intelligent on the subject.
     
  14. Porky

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    The Texans all but straight out admitted that Ginn was their pick at #10. Just an FYI.

    I thought SF had the next pick? I must be thinking wrong. I know that it's come out that SF would have likely taken Brown.

    I watched path to the draft last night, and Vic Carrachi had us as his "intriguing" draft, and really, really liked what we did by trading down. He loves Brown. He even liked the 6th rd pick we took, and loved the Slaton pick as well.

    Of course, then Mayock had to come in and pour water on the flames. He said that he had Brown as a 3rd rounder, that he doesn't do well against speed rushers, and might be better suited to guard. He didn't "hate" the pick, but was very much lukewarm, and called it a reach.

    I generally respect Mayock's opinion, so the things he said are certainly a concern. OTOH, I'll trust Alex Gibbs opinion over Mike Mayock.
     
  15. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    I don't recall this. I remember just the opposite. It was asked after the draft and Smith gave an emphatic "no" to the question. Shefter (who I really like) reported we were going to take him after Miami chose him. I don't think it would've happened and am glad it didn't.
     
  16. Pantherstang84

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    Good choice. There is a kind of credibility gap when the two compare notes on offensive linemen.
     
  17. beerlover

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    we all say it but still when it happens the draft is fluid to the moment.

    you could safely say that Brown was the most ascending draft prospect the final 24 hours of the 08 draft & somehow your Houston Texans "just got him" in the nick of time.
     
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  19. rollinstone18

    rollinstone18 let it bleed

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    I believe Willis and Revis were rated higher on our board than Ginn.

    At least I hope so.
     
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    I think one of the reasons that so many OTs went in the first round was
    the additional confirmation of the value of the position by one of the games greatest personnel evaluators, Bill Parsells, in taking Jake long @ #1 overall.
     

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