The trade down... (for better or for worse?)

Discussion in 'College Football & the NFL Draft' started by Cheroqui, Feb 20, 2006.

  1. Cheroqui

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    Of course there was talk about trading down but would we really get what we need? The reason why I question trading down is because every year just before the season starts we have 101 players to evaluate in pre-season and then we cut half and send a handfull to the practice squad. So with all of the players available to for potential position fillers say 3-5 in each slot from WR-CB-OL etc. Established players makes sense but the rookie talk raises an eyebrow. Is it worth doing it that way to fill or replace a position?
     
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    The cuts generally aren't 1st-4th round players which is what you gain by trading down in the 1st round. Sure we bring on a whole host of undrafted free agents each year - but most of them aren't really expected to make it, they're just there on the offchance that someone does something special.
     
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    Ok got it. I'm was just thinking about the negative of what happens if they don't do what they are supposed to do once they get here.
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