Discussion in 'College Football & the NFL Draft' started by Wolf12339, Mar 7, 2019.
The Mock Simulator is working andit looked pretty updated based on draft grades after the Combine.
Click on the top that says Mock drafts. Then the button saying Start mock draft.
Gave the Draft Network Draft Simulator a whirl and came up with the following draft:
RD1-23-023: Dalton Risner, OT, Kansas State
**6-5 @ 312 lbs / Rating- 6.10 / Reps- 23 / 5.30-40**
RD2-22-054: Chase Winnovich, EDGE, Michigan
**6-3 @ 256 lbs / Rating- 5.68 / Reps- 18 / 4.59-40**
RD2-23-055: Trayvon Mullen, CB, Clemson
**6-1 @ 199 lbs / Rating- 5.75 / 4.46-40**
RD3-23-086: Isaiah Johnson, CB, Houston
**6-2 @ 208 lbs / Rating- 5.70 / 4.40-40**
RD5-23-195: David Montgomery, RB,Iowa State
**5-10 @ 222 lbs / Rating- 5.85 / 4.60-40**
RD6-22-195: Mitch Hyatt, OT, Clemson
**6-5 @ 303 lbs / Rating- 5.48 / Reps- 28 / DNR-40**
RD7-06-220: Jazz Ferguson, WR, Northwestern State
**6-5 @ 227 lbs / Rating- 5.24 / 4.45-40**
I'd be ok if Gaine wanted to add, LT-Brown and DT- Suh to this group, while still having plenty in the cap kitty to pay or sign Clowney and any other FA Texan they don't want to lose.
If Montgomery's 40 time gives any team apprehension I'd be pretty happy to see him fall into RD5 but I'm guessing he runs a much better 40 at Iowa State's Pro Day and restores his early round projections.
Realistic, plus I like it.
Man, how good would it be to snag Dalton Risner?
He's best suited on the right side, and the FO believes we have the RT position settled with Henderson.
He’s got to prove he can stay healthy first, more like insurance policy that you hope to never use but there if you need it.
Risner will definately be there at 23. We could trade down and still get him I believe.
I agree he (Henderson) needs to prove it, but we have too many other needs to use our first on a RT only type. I think he'll (Risner) be a solid pro, but he's a second rounder to me because he can't play on the left side.
I think he can play anywhere on the OL except maybe LT. If Devlin was to move Fulton to his best position (Center) then play Risner at RG next to Henderson at RT and let Martin/Rankin fight it out at LG, plus sign Brown at LT and I can guarantee you the OL will go from a weakness to a strength , plus there will be quality depth. (Mancz/Davenport/Kelemete) It just takes an investment.
It's obvious to me they love Risner, they met with him at the Combine/Sr Bowl and went to his pro day. I wonder if they are looking at Risner at 23 or are they hoping he falls to the early 2nd rd and trade up to get him after taking one of the CB's at 23?
This could also be what Gaine is thinking
But that's risky.
Prospects will still move around a little during Pro Days and meetings, but as long as we stay above within the first round, we'll be safe .... I hope ! He's one of those guys you want on your line.
I'm thinking Gaine/BOB/Devlin are thinking Risner can play LT. He said in an interview to Kirwan on NFLN he can play anywhere on the OL. I think it's possible after seeing Risner get the best of Sweat in the Sr Bowl practices.
I get what YoungTexanFan said and its applicable here, to help us all understand, that it really truly comes down to BPA. First Round player's are your foundation to build around and evaluate for the first five years you pay to earn their services. We are at that point right now with Clowney, who was just franchised. Now we're not talking about the #1 overall player here but mindset should be to draft the inevitable #1 player in that five year window. They've done it twice maybe three times if you believe Watson can attain level of Mahomes? Texans selected DeAndre Hopkins 27th overall and JJ Watt 11th overall. So when doing evaluations and stacking your board, besides needs and holes to fill you evaluate each prospects talent level, to stay ahead of the competition. DL makes a lot of sense in 2019 draft class, if one slips to #23. Texans really need interior penetrating DT and Watt's time is running out. OL talent is stacked on the inside unfortunately your reaching for OT in first unless tackle hungry teams ahead of Texans fall in love with a player @ another position. Hopefully Gaine can address this need via free agency along with CB. Then focus can really be on BPA whatever position that may be excluding QB, Punter and Kicker
I wouldn't have a problem with Long/Greedy/Long/Little or Lawrence in the 1st.
I’d add Ford and Risner to OT/OG. I like that they’re both maulers.
I’d also add Murphy for CB. I like his style of play and aggressiveness.
I picked Risner b/c he was the best player available and at a position of need. The top LT and CB's were off the board by 22. From the Texans...they seemed sold on Davenport and want to give him a shot at being able to play LT. They re-signed Henderson, not as a bonafide RT starter but more for depth on the OL. If Henderson wins the starting RT job, then he wanted to finally show his talent.
Bob/Gaine/Devlin think every player could play left tackle.. They're usually wrong. Risner is not a LT.
This thread not about coaches. Plenty of others for that
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