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09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

Posted on: March 14, 2009 11:48 pm
Edited on: March 14, 2009 11:51 pm
 
<h4> #1         Detroit                        QB                  Matthew Stafford                              Georgai</h4>

<p>            Rumors have them possibly taking Jason Smith, but they can get a quality lineman later in the draft. Stafford could be the franchise QB that they are looking for. He has the size & skill set, but can he be succeed in Detroit.</p>

<p><strong>#2           St Louis                      OT                   Jason Smith                                        Baylor</strong></p>

<p>            Head Coach Steve Spagnaula has stated that he wants to run the ball. They picked up center Jason Brown from Baltimore in free agency & will continue to improve the o-line, with Smith. The Rams released Orlando Pace & will draft Smith to be his replacement.</p>

<p><strong>#3          Kansas City                OT                   Eugene Monroe                                  Virginai</strong></p>

<p>           They are clearly rebuilding the offense by trading for Matt Cassel. Protecting their exspensive investment is top priority. He is a dominating tackle, who will help keep Cassel upright.</p>

<p><strong>#4           Seattle                       LB                    Aaron Curry                                        Wake Forest</strong></p>

<p>            After signing TJ Houshmanzadeh in free agency, the WR position is no longer top priority. The Seahawks traded away LB Julian Peterson, to Detroit, and will look to fill the open spot. The 08' Butkus Award winner is a hard hitter, who can rush the passer (7 Sacks) & drop smoothly into coverage (5 INts, 3 Tds).</p>

<p><strong>#5           Clevland                     DE                   Everette Brown                                  Florida St.</strong></p>

<p>            He has very good quickness & can play sideline to sideline. He uses his good moves to rush the passer (23 Sacks) and he closes fast on the ball.</p>

<p><strong>#6          Cincinatti                    OT                    Michael Oher                                      Missippii</strong></p>

<p>            The Bengals have 2 glaring needs after OT Stacy Andrews & WR TJ Houshmanzadeh to free agencey. They picked up Laveranues Coles to fill the WR spot. They could draft a young WR , but if they can't protect Carson Palmer what is the use. Oher is a tall athletic OT, with quick hands & good feet.</p>

<p><strong>#7          Oakland                      WR                  Jeremy Macklin                                  Missouri</strong></p>

<p>           Everyone knows the Raiders love to draft speed & this year will be no different. Macklin can flat out fly & has great vision. He will instantly improve both the passing and return games. He was a versatile scorer in college with 33 total tds(16rec, 6rush, 3pr, 2kr).</p>

<p><strong>#8          Jacksonville               WR                  Michael Crabtree                               Texas Tech</strong></p>

<p>           Free agency changed his draft position, not his foot injury. The Jaguars need aplaymaker at WR and Crabtree is to good to slide any farther. The 2x Biletnikoff winner had surgery on his foot & will be ready for the start of the season. He has terrific speed and great hands.</p>

<p><strong>#9          Green Bay                   DT                   BJ Raji                                                Boston College</strong></p>

<p>            The Packers will draft Raji to be the NT in their 3-4 defense. He will be a disruptive run stopper. He has very good speed for a man his size.</p>

<p><strong>#10        San Fransisco            CB                    Malcolm Jenkins                               Ohio St.</strong></p>

<p>           The secondary is in need of a big upgrade. Jenkins is a lockdown corner who is very physical, closes quickly and makes sure tackles.  They may also look at Mark Sanchez here as well.</p>

<p><strong>#11       Buffalo                         DE                    Brian Orakpo                                      Texas</strong></p>

<p><strong>                </strong>The Bills need to upgrade the d-line. Kelsay and Schobel are getting older, so adding depth and talent here is a must. He is very good pass rusher (21.5 Sacks).</p>

<p><strong>#12        Denver                        LB</strong>                <strong>Rey Maualuga                                   USC</strong></p>

<p>            He is the LB they have been looking for ever since they let Al Wilson go. He has that same kind of intensity. He plays aggressive and has a knack for finding the ball.</p>

<p><strong>#13        Washington               DE                     Aaron Maybin                                   Penn St.</strong></p>

<p>            After releasing Jason Taylor, the Skins need a DE. He is long and gets off the ball quickly. He will also help them get younger.</p>

<p><strong>#14         New Orleans              CB                     Vontae Davis                                    Illinois</strong></p>

<p>            Because of the their defense the Saints are forced to out score everyoned, so they will look to improve the defense. Davis is a fast , strong & very athletic playmaking corner, who makes good reads and gets to the ball.</p>

<h4>#15         Houston                     LB                     Brian Cushing                                     USC</h4>

<p><strong>                 </strong>They will be looking for someone to pair with Demco Ryans. Cushing gets to the ball and makes big plays. He is very talented and will learn alot from Ryans.</p>

<p><strong>#16         San Diego                  RB                     Knowshon Moreno                          Georgai</strong></p>

<p>             The Chargers need to find LTs' replacement. Sproles is a spot starter/3rd down back/returner, his main value. Moreno is an every down back, who is very good catching the ball as well. This would be a perfect fit for both.</p>

<p><strong>#17         NY Jets                      QB                      Mark Sanchez                                  USC</strong></p>

<p>             The Jets can't count on what they have at QB, so grabbing Sanchez is a must. He can make all of the throws and has a big arm. The Jets may have to trade up to get him, as other teams (CHI) may try to do also.</p>

<p><strong>#18          Chicago                     WR                     Darius Heyward-Bey                    Maryland</strong></p>

<p>             Considering Sanchez is gone, the Bears will look to add weapons on offense. He has good hands and speed, plus he will get a chance to start right away.</p>

<p><strong>#19          Tampa Bay               LB                       James Laurinatis                          Ohio St.</strong></p>

<p>             They have to get a LB after releasing Derrick Brooks & Cato June. He is the best available LB left on the board. His stock has dropped some since last year  and Tampa will get a good player, with a high motor.</p>

<h4>#20          Andre Smith             OT                      Andre Smith                                  Alabama</h4>

<p><strong>                 </strong>Talent wise he should not fall this far, but his questionable actions at the combine, have hurt his stock. Detroit needs a lineman and should cease this oppuritunity to get such a quality OT. He could be a big key to Stafford having a good year.</p>

<p><strong>#21          Philadelphia              RB                       Chris Wells                                     Ohio St.</strong></p>

<p>              They lost Correll Buckhalter to free agency and need to fill the void. Wells size makes him good at short yardage and goal line chances. He could eventually replace Westbrook in 2-3 years.</p>

<p><strong>#22          Minnasota                  CB                       Darius Butler                                Connecticut</strong></p>

<p>             Butler is a quality CB, who is a ballhawk (10 Ints). The NFC is loaded with good WRs, so getting someone to cover them is a must.</p>

<p><strong>#23          New England             LB                         Clay Matthews                              USC</strong></p>

<p>             After trading Mike Vrabel to Kansas City, they need a LB. Matthews has alot of potential & is movimg up the draft boards. He and Mayo, last seasons DROY, would pair up well together & give the Pats the younger look they want at LB.</p>

<p><strong>#24          Atlanta</strong>                 <strong>LB                        Larry English                                 N. Illinois</strong></p>

<p>              Like Tampa Bay, after losing their top 2 LBs (Brooking & Boley), they need a LB in the worst way. English is a very active and agressive player. He should fit well, into Atlanta's defensive scheme. If they don't like him the they will have to trade up to get one they do.</p>

<p><strong>#25          Miami                         CB                          DJ Moore    </strong>                          <strong>Vanderbilt</strong></p>

<p>             With all the top flight talented WR's in this division, the Dolphins can use all the help they can get in the secondary. He has some experience as a returner as well.</p>

<p><strong>#26          Baltimore                   WR                      Percy Harvin                              Florida</strong></p>

<p>             Derrick Mason is getting older, so they need to find his replacement. Percy is a big time playmaker and the Ravens need that. He has blazing speed and is a scorer. He will also be very valuable to them as a returner. He will get planty of chances to be on the field.</p>

<p><strong>#27          Indianapolis              WR                      Hakeem Nicks                             North Carolina</strong></p>

<p>             They need to add depth after cutting HOF Marvin Harrison. He will get plenty of chances to catch the ball, in Indy's pass heavy offense. He has terrific hands (181 receptions) & can find the end zone (21 tds). He will benefit from watching Reggie Wayne as well.</p>

<p><strong>#28         Philadelphia                TE                        Brandon Pettigrew                    Oklahoma St.</strong></p>

<p>             They solved their o-line needs, by signing Stacy Andrews away from Cincinattii. Finding a replacement for LJ Smith & keeping Mcnabb happy is top concern now. At 6'6" he would be a big target to throw to and can help in the run game as a blocker.</p>

<p><strong>#29          NY Giants                   DE                        Michael Johnson                        Georgia Tech</strong></p>

<p>             The Giants like to stock up on DE's and LB's. Johnson is tall & has long arms (2 BK). He is a very good pass rusher (19 Sacks). He would fit nicely into the rotation.</p>

<p><strong>#30           Tennessee                 DE                       Robert Ayers                              Tennessee</strong></p>

<p>              They lost Albert Haynesworth to free agency & will add depth along the defensive line. He is a disruptive playmaker (15 Tfl & 3 Sacks last season). The Titans would win some style points with fans for drafting a home grown guy.</p>

<p><strong>#31            Arizona                     RB                        Donald Brown                             Connecticut</strong></p>

<p>               Edgerrin James wants out of Arizona and will probably get his wish. With both Moreno and Wells off the board, the Cardinals will take the versatile Brown. He is fast, durable, has good vision & hands. His recieving abilty makes him avery good fit in this offense.</p>

<p><strong>#32           Pittsburgh                 OT                        Eben Britton                                Arizona</strong></p>

<p>              The defending Champs are pretty set on both sides of the ball, so they are basically drafting for depth. They need to start looking at getting younger along the o-line. Britton Is a massive OT, with very good skills. This to good of a value to pass up at this spot. They may also look at defensive depth as well.       <strong>          </strong></p>

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Since: May 1, 2008
Posted on: April 28, 2009 2:51 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

SIR CHEEKS. DID THE EAGLES NOT HAVE A AWESOME DRAFT. IM 54 YO AND I CAN NOT REMEMBER A BETTER DRAFT FROM THE EAGLES' TO BE ABLE TO GET MACLIN FOR NO MORE THAN GIVING UP A SPOT 2 PICKS DOWN AND A 6TH. A STEAL. ANDY REID, TOM HECKETT AND REST OF EAGLES BRAINTRUST SHOULD HAVE BEEN ARRESTED FOR GRAND THEFT  LOL. AND TO GET A GR8 RUNNING BACK AT 56 WOW FACT BEANIE WELLS WAS DRAFTED # 31 IN 1ST ROUND AND THE EAGLES GOT MCCOY AT # 53 NO OTHER RB WAS DRAFTED BETWEEN WELLS AND MCCOY AT 53 SO IT WAS LIKE GETTING A EXTENDED 1ST ROUND PICK AS LIKE I STATED NO OTHER RB,S TWEEN 31 AND 53.  PLEASE LET ME KNOW YOUR THOUGHTS PS. THE TIGHT END C. INGRAM IF HE HAD NOT MISSED A ENTIRE 2008 SEASON TO A TORN ACL REHAB. INGRAM MIGHT HAVE BEEN A MIDDLE 1 TO EARLY 2ND RD PICK. AGAIN 1 HELL OF A JOB EAGLES AND NOW DONAVON HAS HIS O WEAPONS. ADD IN THE PICKS THEY TRADED FOR JASON PETERS AND CB ELLIS HOBBS AND THE FREE AGAENT PICK-UPS OF STACY ANDREWS AND FB LEONARD WEAVER AND I SEE A BIG-BIG TEAR FOR THE EAGLES



Since: Apr 23, 2008
Posted on: April 14, 2009 12:49 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

 

 Stafford could be the franchise QB that they are looking for. He has the size & skill set, but can he be succeed in Detroit.

 

 

Exactly! Why use the #1 pick on something so uncertain? Even Detroit fans don't want to see them take Stafford #1.

The Lions should not be looking at what ATL did last year, but rather what MIA did. MIA had the worst record, took an OT #1 to anchor their OL for the next decade and made it to the playoffs with a weak armed experienced QB. I'm not saying the Lions will make the playoffs, but don't waste your pick (and $$) on a young QB who probably won't play this year - and if he does will have no one to block for him and no D to help him win games.

As for the Eagles - don't expect them to take a RB (or WR) in the first round. I could see Pettigrew at 28 (if he's still avail) but 21 will most likely be an OT.




Since: Dec 17, 2006
Posted on: April 14, 2009 11:16 am
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

Can't wait for this to happened:  wants out of Arizona and will probably get his wish. With both Moreno and Wells off the board, the will take the versatile Brown. He is fast, durable, has good vision & hands. His recieving abilty makes him avery good fit in this offense.</




Since: Feb 27, 2007
Posted on: April 13, 2009 4:32 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

 The Colts dont need a wideout.

 

 

Correction: The Colts don't need a wideout...in the first round!

They will need to draft one or two sooner or later in the draft. I have them going for Quan Cosby, Juaquin Iglesias, or if they wanna wait real late and grab a guy who should be a steal in this draft: Sammie Stroughter. Sammie, when healthy, is a poor man's Marvin Harrison and in time, might be able to develop into a Pro Bowler.




Since: Feb 27, 2007
Posted on: April 13, 2009 4:25 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

 i hope micheal jhonson falls to the second round and the pack pick him up

 

 

Packers are playing a 3-4 now and Michael Johnson doesn't fit that system, or at least that's the consensus. He's better with his hand on the ground. Packers need Tyson Jackson to fall to the 2nd round, but that's highly unlikely. Maybe they can get Jarron Gilbert in the third or Rulon Davis.




Since: Mar 7, 2007
Posted on: April 5, 2009 8:40 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

I know its not spot on, but who is? I will be posting my new updated mock draft in a few days, so be sure to check back. My mock drafts are based on what I would do, not what I think they will do. You also have to consider that I am not putting possible trades. That will make a big difference as well. You very well could be right about Nicks not dropping that far, but it is possible. I felt like the Bears may take a look at him but after thier trade for Jay Cutler they don't have a 1st round pick anymore, so their out for now. 




Since: Dec 29, 2008
Posted on: April 5, 2009 7:28 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

 

Theres a reason youre not considered in the class of Todd Mcshay. The Colts dont need a wideout. They need a defensive linemen or a linebacker. Dont be surprised to see them take James Laurinitis. I think the Lions will take Stafford but, Jason Smith is a player you can build a franchise around. Mark Sanchez will not drop down to 17th pick, hes more like a top 10. Crabtree is better than Maclin and should be drafted in the top 6 or 7. Hakeem Nicks won't even drop down to the Colts pick and Hakeem may be in the top 15. There are a lot of errs in this draft that you should change.




Since: Mar 7, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2009 11:41 am
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

Yeah, I based this draft as straight picks, no trades & what I thought each team needed. I agree that Detroit may very well take Jason Smith from Baylor, but I felt like, with 2 1st round picks they could get a quality O-lineman later. As for Mark Sanchez, I felt the Jets needed him more & I believe I said they may have to trade up to get him. The Bears pick was kinda tough. They could use help on offense, but their team is built on defense & that unit is getting older, so they need to get younger on that side of the ball. The Bucs are in dire need of a LB and would be crazy not draft one.




Since: Mar 7, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2009 11:22 am
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

I agree with you, but Al Davis loves to draft speed. So don't be surprised if that happens. I would love to see the Titans trade up and get him, but that will not happen. They always seem to wait & see what falls to them. 




Since: Mar 25, 2008
Posted on: March 31, 2009 1:27 pm
 

09' Mock Draft (After 2 Weeks of Free Agency)

I agree...No way should Macklin go before Crabtree...why all of a sudden is Crabtree falling..because of alittle surgery....He will be an absolute stud...I hope he goes to a team that throws and has a good QB...I'm not sold on Garrard at Jax.....hope he doesn't go there. My Titans could use him, but no way do they get him!

 



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