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mock draft

Posted on: February 9, 2009 7:53 pm

1.Lions-Matthew Stafford QB  -The Lions need a face of the franchise and Stafford is the most talented qb in the draft          
2.Rams- Andre Smith T -Can play RT till Pace retires then he can move right into the LT spot for years to come
3.Cheifs- Aaron Curry LB - Cheifs have some young talent on offense, so they go with the top defense player on the board
4.Seahawks- Micheal Crabtree WR- Seahawks have less needs then most in the top 5 so they go with the exicting playmaker that can make their offense dynamic 
5.Browns- Knowshon Moreno RB- The first "suprise" of the draft most have Moreno falling but the Browns know their offense can be fixedwith a little run game and Moreno will be special he has a lot of L.T like qualities and he and Lewis will make a dangerous combo
6.Bengals-Eugene Monroe T- The Bengals line is a mess they need someone to protect Palmer and Monroe is the best on the board 
7.Raiders-Jeremy Maclin WR - Will go nuts at the combine will be the deep threat the Raiders have been looking for to pair with Russels huge arm 
8.Jaguars- Micheal Oher T- The Jags live on the run but the line fell apart this year Oher is a roadgrinder who will help the run with Jake Long like impact 
9.Packers- Jason Smith T- with both tackles becoming free agents and getting older they go after smith to provide either a new starter or depth 
10.49ers- Mark Sanchez QB- they have much bigger needs but they can't pass up on a potential franchise qb to get the bad taste of Alex Smith out of their mouth 
11.Bills- Brian Orakpo DE- The Bills pass rush was awful Orapko will be the top rated end come draft time so this will be an easy decsion 
12.Broncos- Everette Brown DE- Brown and Orakpo will be 1 and 2 for DE up until they're drafted the bronco need everthing but corner so brown is there guy
13.Redskins- Eben Britton T- They have few holes to fill so they reach on Britton to sure up the O-Line  
14.Saints- Rey Maualuga LB-  Vilma might be leaving via free agency even if he doesnt he might be better suited as an outside so Maulaga fills the biggest hole
15.Texans- Malcom Jenkins- they need secondary help Jenkins is hands down the top DB in the class easy decsion 
Chargers- Chris Wells RB-
Sporles is gone, Tomilson might be declining or leaving either way the chargers at least need a change of paceback Wells had top 10 talent Rb's just arent in great demand this year so the chargers get a steal 
16.Jets- Percy Harvin WR-
   Weather Favre comes back or not the Jets need someone who can make plays and Harvin can do that he can play reciver, runningback, and returner
17.Bears- Peria Jerry DT- The Bears will stick to what they do Defense and strong oline there isnt and elite oline talent left so jerry comes off the board to help sure up the tackle behind Tommie Harris 
18.Buccaners- Josh Freemen QB -  is gone so the lack of young qb's is now gone and as first order of business i think the bucs select their qb of the future with the big armed Freeman
19.Lions- B.J Raji DT -  0-16 means you have a lot to fix they already got their qb. but they never really found a replacement for Shaun Rogers with a talent like Raji on the board they fix that now
20.Eagles- Willam Moore S - Dawkins is a free agent and just isnt what he used to be the Eagles get the top saftey to help ease the trasiton from the face of the eagles defense for years
21.Vikings- Vonte Davis CB - extremly talented but some additude issues the Vikings take a chance to help what could be one of the best defense in football in 09
22.Patriots -Aaron Maybin DE - perfect fit for the 3-4 and great talent might be a outside linebacker in there system
23.Falcons -Brandon Pettigrew TE - a saftey net for Matt Ryan to grow old with plus this TE blocks unusal for tight ends these days
24.Dolphins- Duke Robinson G - put him next to Long and have the best left side of the line for the next decade 
25.Ravens- James Laurinaitis LB -
odds are the Ravens will lose one of their 3 free agent LB's probably Bart Scott Laurinatis moves right in and the ravens don't miss a beat
26.Colts- Clint Sintsim LB - Colts really dont have any holes some people have them getting a replacment for marvin haversion but i think they give him another year Sintsim is a rising LB who can make plays 
27.Eagles- Michael Johnson- Juqua Parker is good but not a jimmie johnson de johnson in that blitzing system will do insane things 
28.Giants- Brian Cushing LB-
 i dont see the Giants getting back to the superbowl with Danny Clark at linebacker they'll probably keep cushing is a top outisde and tristate area native 
29.Titians- Hakeem Nicks WR-
eventually they have to take a reciver don't they? i think this is the year they add a real playmaker with the amazing althete Nicks 
30.Cardinals- LeShwan McCoy RB-
James is probably on his way out hightower is a beast mixed with McCoy's speed and elusiveness they create a good smash and dash 
31.Steelers- Alex Mack C- has there ever been a more perfect fix mack will help sure up the interior of the steeler line and the traditon of great Center

Category: NFL

Since: Feb 27, 2007
Posted on: February 14, 2009 12:31 am

mock draft

Is this a joke. You must be joking. First, Millen isnt the GM in Detroit anymore, they wont take a WR number one. Second, if you think Nate Davis, Josh Freeman, and Matt Stafford are second day guys, you just arent paying attention. I could see how youd think Sanchez is a second day guy, because he's wildly inconsistent, was a product of the talent around him and the system and has only started 16 games. But Davis, Freeman, and Stafford all have the skill set and smarts to be first day picks...without a doubt.

A lot of people that didn't get a chance to see Nate Davis over the past two years at Ball State are in for a treat in when they see him at the combine. The only question with him is can he play under center. Certainly something that can be learned and Davis is a smart tough guy that has good hands, size, and athleticism. He should be fine under center.

Since: Jul 22, 2008
Posted on: February 13, 2009 8:34 pm

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laugh all you want...but every QB in this year's draft will be exposed at the combine for what they are, which is 2nd day picks. Granted a few will still go on Day 1 out of necessity but the Lions will do "IT" again by taking a WR and the best player in the draft with the first pick: Crabtree.

Since: Feb 27, 2007
Posted on: February 13, 2009 4:28 pm

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This is probably one of the best mocks I've seen. Only about three things I have a problem with.

Beanie to the Chargers...Very possible, but I dont see the Chargers taking him that high in the draft especially since they can get a decent runner later on. Harvin to the Jets. They have two verstile receivers/runners already in Leon Washington and Brad Smith. I dont know if theres a place for Harvin on the Jets.

Finally, the Redskins taking Britton, I have a bit of a problem with that. Joe Bugel thinks the O-Line in DC right now is good enough to win and it is. Don't get me wrong, they'll draft an OL or two, but it wont happen in the first round unless one of the elite OLs falls to them(Monroe, Smith, Oher, or Smith). They have too many needs on their defensive front seven to risk that pick on a tackle that could fall to them in the second round. 

Since: Sep 24, 2006
Posted on: February 12, 2009 4:30 pm

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Skins gotta go Raji.  O-Line is a need too, but their D-Line is poo-poo.  Orakpo would be sweet too, but I don't see him lasting.

Since: Nov 16, 2006
Posted on: February 11, 2009 9:56 pm

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49ers won't take Sanchez. Alex Smith is still on the roster. No team would be stupid enough to pay two high profile 1st round QB's that haven't proved themselves yet. Neither Sanchez or Stafford are better prospects than Smith when he came out of college. 49ers will take a pass rusher or OT at #10. Jonas Jennings will be cut. Those are the 2 greatest needs right now.

Since: Mar 1, 2007
Posted on: February 11, 2009 8:27 pm

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i dont think stafford will be an nfl great either but he is worthy of the top pick. as far as qb's go he is the guy in this years draft, Sanchez has the more accurate arm but started 13 games and will be overwhelmed as an nfl qb. Stafford has a rocket for an arm but also has touch unlike the most obvious bust in history jamarcus russell he is big and has some escapability also who said stafford has to play the second he gets into detriot they have culpepper there to take a beating until they make the o-line at least solid. once it is the lions offense will be decent and stafford can grow up with Megatron and be a above average to elite nfl qb. the whole plax thing hasnt been worked out yet so i dont know if the giants go reciver or not but it will take a lot to get crabtree probably more then the giants have they could get reciver help a lot cheaper Bolden or Ocho Cinco for a 1st or tony gonzalez for a 2nd 

Since: Sep 18, 2008
Posted on: February 11, 2009 4:17 pm

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I would expect the Giants to trade up high to get a shot at Crabtree. They know that the loss of Plaxico sank them at the end. Manning did not complete a TD pass to a WR for the remainder of the season once they lost Burress.

Since: Sep 18, 2008
Posted on: February 11, 2009 4:06 pm

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The Lions would be stupid enough to pick an overrated QB when their needs are so great on either side of the line. Stafford doesn't handle pressure that well although he can stand up physically to the multiple sacks he will endure each game. He's not a skilled reader & his escape skills are so-so.  This could be another Lions disaster. You are probably right for the wrong reasons.

Since: Dec 10, 2006
Posted on: February 10, 2009 8:39 pm

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I see the Chargers going with Laurinatis, or Maualaga if he slips to 16. They can grab LT's eventual successor in a later round, or even free agency.

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