Who would you be OK with drafting at 1.1?

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Which of these would you be OK with drafting at 1.1?

Poll closed May 8, 2014.
  1. Blake Bortles, QB Central Florida

    17.5%
  2. Teddy Bridgewater, QB Louisville

    19.0%
  3. Jadevon Clowney, DE South Carolina

    63.5%
  4. Khalil Mack, LB Buffalo

    38.1%
  5. Johnny Manziel, QB Texas A&M

    38.1%
  6. Greg Robinson, OT Auburn OR Jake Matthews, OT Texas A&M

    38.1%
  7. Sammy Watkins, WR Clemson OR Mike Evans, WR Texas A&M

    22.2%
  8. Trade Down

    74.6%
  9. Other (post who, below)

    4.8%
  1. keyser

    keyser Hall of Fame

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    Note: you can vote for multiple options.

    I've seen lots of discussion to this point but I'm curious to see which of these options people would be OK with drafting at 1.1. Not who your favorite is, but which of these, if they came about, would you say "I'm happy enough."

    For the trade down option, assume we get a little less than "fair" value for the number 1 pick. That is, the tradedown means we get an OK deal, but nothing that'll seem like a steal (for now).
     
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  2. steelbtexan

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    I want Clowney or Robinson.

    Trade down option would be great depending on compensation.
     
  3. badboy

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    I would be "okay" with any because each has risk but offer potential. My preference would be trade.
     
  4. gwallaia

    gwallaia Moderator Staff Member

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    Clowney and absolutely no one else or anything else
     
  5. The Pencil Neck

    The Pencil Neck Subscribed Contributor

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    I'd prefer Watkins, Robinson, or Clowney at 1-1. I don't really like any of the QBs. If we can get a good deal, I'd be more than fine with a trade-down.

    BUT.

    Whomever the Texans pick, I'll get behind it and support it and hope for the best.
     
  6. kiwitexansfan

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    I voted for JDC, Robinson, Mack, Bridgewater and Trade Down.

    My preference is for trade down.
     
  7. thunderkyss

    thunderkyss Salem Poor

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    I want Robinson because I think he'll help this team win more games than Watkins right off the bat.

    I want Watkins because I think he's the best player in this draft.

    I can understand if we pick Manziel, Clowney, or trade down.
     
  8. htownfan32

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    Manziel, Bridgewater, or trade down.

    Won't be butthurt if we take Sammy Watkins or Bortles, will be butthurt if we take Clowney.
     


  9. HOU-TEX

    HOU-TEX Ah, Football!

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    1. Trade down
    2. Clowney
    3. Mack
    4. Watkins
    5. Mathews
     
  10. Texian

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    Interesting note about this poll from earlier polls is the precipitous drop by Teddy and the rise of Jadevon.
     
  11. The1ApplePie

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    Clowney, Manziel, Mack. Maybe Bridgewater, but his stock seems to be dropping.

    Only against Robinson because spending a top-10 pick on a RT is idiotic.

    Bortles is the only one that would get me butthurt.

    Trade down would depend on the partner. Dropping to 6 with Atlanta was pretty much mean no Robinson, Manziel, or Mack.
     
  12. PapaL

    PapaL Loose Screw

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    It's been my opinion that Clowney is the best football player in this draft AND that the QBs don't wow me. Unless some great trade comes up, Clowney is my 1-1 and QB is addressed after that.

    10 days away...
     
  13. aussie_texan

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    seems like everyone expect bortles and a WR.
    but its either trade down or take clowney for most people to be happy
     
  14. cameronkrazie86

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    Still prefer Clowney first and foremost. I'd also be happy with a trade down if it netted multiple first round picks. If they're going to pick a QB at 1.1 no matter what, then I'd prefer Manziel (though I can dream he falls to the 33rd pick).
     
  15. deucetx

    deucetx All Pro

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    Ugh, didn't notice we could pick multiple until I was done. So I'll just list it:

    1. Trade down is my favorite option. Rather enjoy the idea of multiple picks and don't see a QB I would really want at 1.1 but if we can't trade...

    2. Clowney. Feel he is the best talent on the board so would go with him if we held the pick. Plug him in and have this defense keep us in games while the offense learns it's identity.

    3. Manziel. A gamble I think but one that I think can pay off more than other QB's. He has the skills but some things he would have to develop and if O'Brien is the QB guru folks say he should be able to do wonders with Johnny's abilities...well...if Johnny continues to want to work at his craft like he has been doing.

    With that said I have no issues with any of the players honestly so would support any unless they went completely left field.
     
  16. Ryan

    Ryan THIS YEAR

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    Didn't notice the trade down option till after i voted, but i'd be okay with Manziel, Clowney, or Mack at 1.1
     
  17. kingtexan

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    Cool with any of the choices except Bortles or Bridgewater, but prefer to trade down if we get the right offer
     
  18. Giant Tiger

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    Yep :thumbup
     
  19. Corrosion

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    1: Trade down
    2: Manziel
    3: Robinson
    4: CJ Mosley (My "Other" vote)
    5: Watkins
     
  20. WolverineFan

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    I voted Bridgewater, Clowney, or trade down.

    I'm completely open to Bortles and Mack as well but would prefer to trade back before pulling the trigger.
     

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