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Round 1

Posted on: March 1, 2009 1:30 pm
Edited on: March 1, 2009 4:09 pm
 

1. Detroit- Matthew Stafford(QB:Georgia)

      John Kitna was sent to the Cowboys, Dan Orlovsky still remains a free agent, Drew Stanton can't remain healthy enough to actually play, and Dante Culpepper is certainly not the long-term answer.  All signs all certainly pointing to the Lions selecting their franchise quarterback with the first pick.

   2. St. Louis- Jason Smith(OT:Baylor)

      The Rams offensive line last season was just that...offensive.  And it looks as though they are shopping Orlando Pace around for a third rounder.

   3. Kansas City- Aaron Curry(OLB:Wake Forrest)

      The Chiefs might want to go with an offensive lineman here to protect their new investment.  However, I believe that Scott Pioli understands that the defense must be the cornerstone of a successful frachise.  It's impossible to remain balanced on offense when your defense gets you in a hole early.

   4. Seattle- Eugene Monroe(OT:Virginia)

      Lets face it, Matt Hasslebeck is going to have to stay upright for the Seahawks to have any chance for success.  Their running game must also improve.  And Walter Jones isn't gettting any younger.

   5. Cleveland- Brian Orakpo(DE:Texas)

      Being a defensive coach, Mangini will try to revive this frachise starting on the defensive side.  The Browns only had 17 sacks last season, and need much help there.

   6. Cincinnati- Michael Crabtree(WR:Texas Tech)

      Although the Bengals need an offensive lineman, they will not pass on Crabtree falling to them with the 6th.

   7. Oakland- B.J. Raji(DT:BC)

      If the Raiders want to even be considered respectable, they must improve their run defense.

   8. Jacksonville- Michael Oher(OT:Ole Miss)

      The Jaguars need a replacement for Khalif Barnes, who surrendered 7.5 sacks and 9 penalties last season.

   9. Green Bay- Everette Brown(DE:Florida State)

      With the Packers moving to a 3-4 defense next season, Everette Brown would be a great candidate for the outside rusher spot.

  10. San Francisco- Malcolm Jenkins(FS/CB:Ohio State)

      With Curry, Orakpo, Breown, and Raji all off the board, the 49ers address their need for a safety with this pick.

  11. Buffalo- Brian Cushing(OLB:USC)

      The Bills defense let them down last season, and like San Francisco, since the top guys are all off the board, the Bills opt to sure up their linebacker position.

  12. Denver- Rey Maualuga(MLB:USC)

      With the Broncos also changing to the 3-4 defense, they will need another inside linebacker to play alongside Andra Davis.

  13. Washington- Clay Matthews(OLB:USC)

      With Marcus Washington being a cap casualty, the Redskins will opt to replace him with Matthews.

  14. New Orleans- Sean Smith(S/CB:Utah)

      With the Saints Offense scoring so many points, it's hard to imagine them being an 8-8 team.  That's why they'll use this pick to improve their secondary.

  15. Houston- Peria Jerry(DT:Ole Miss)

      With the signing of Antonio Smith and Jenkins and Smith off the board, the Texans look to add even more firepower to their defensive line.

  16. San Diego- Tyson Jackson(DE:LSU)

      The loss of Igor Olshansky left a vacancy at the defensive end position.

  17. New York Jets- Mark Sanchez(QB:USC)

      With Sanchez still on the board, the Jets cannot pass on him.

  18. Chicago- Jeremy Macklin(WR:Mizzu)

      With the release of Marty Booker, and Brandon Lloyd still a free agent, that leaves Rashied Davis as the starting wide receiver opposite Devin Hester.  Macklin is definitely an upgrade here, and provides the Bears with a wide receiving corps that cannot be ignored.

  19. Tampa Bay- Josh Freeman(QB:Kansas State)

      Neither Brain Griese, nor Luke McCown is the long term answer for Tampa Bay.  The Buccaneers new coach selects his franchise quarterback here.

  20. Detroit(from Dallas)- Andre Smith(OT:Alabama)

      The Lions jump on the chance to draft their franchise tackle as well.

  21. Philadelphia- Chris Wells(RB:Ohio State)

      Adds the power to the speed and versatility of Brian Westbrook.  The twin headed running attack that Wells provides will soften the blow if Donovan McNabb decides to ask for a trade.

  22. Minnesota- Alex Mack(C:California)

      With Matt Birk still a free agent, the Vikings look to replace him.

  23. New England- Vontae Davis(CB:Illinois)

      The Patriots are ecstatic to see Davis fall this far.  He brings the playmaking ability that Asante Samuel took with him to Philly.

  24. Atlanta- Brandon Pettigrew(TE:Oklahoma State)

      The Falcons will look to give Matt Ryan the top-flight tight end he lacked last season.

  25. Miami- Ron Brace(DT:BC)

      With the difficulty of finding a quality nose tackle, the Dolphins will try their luck with Brace.

  26. Baltimore James Laurinaitis(MLB:Ohio State)

      The Ravens look to replace Bart Scott now and eventually Ray Lewis.

  27. Indianapolis- Hakeem Nicks(WR:UNC)

      Nicks would be a good compliment to Reggie Wayne and Anthony Gonzalez.

  28. Philadelphia(from Carolina)- Louis Delmas(S:Western Michigan)

      The Eagles use the pick that they got from Carolina last season when the Panthers drafted Jeff Otah, to attempt to replace the one-of-a-kind Brian Dawkins.

  29. New York Giants- Darrius Heyward-Bey(WR:Maryland)

      Gives Eli Manning that big-play receiver when Plaxico Burress is shooting himself in the leg.

  30. Tennessee- Evander Hood(DT:Mizzu)

      The Titans attempt to replace Albert Haynesworth.  Hood's not the player Haynesworth is, but he'll do well enough to keep Tennessee a powerful defense.

  31. Arizona- Knowshon Moreno(RB:Georgia)

      The Cardinals are hoping that Moreno will be the running back that Edgerrin James was supposed to be.

  32. Pittsburgh- Max Unger(C:Oregon)

      The Steelers look to upgrade from Justin Hartwig's 6.5 surrendered sacks.

 

 

Category: NFL
Comments

Since: Apr 20, 2009
Posted on: April 20, 2009 11:57 pm
 

Round 1 Here my Busts in your list.

 

 29.DHB-I agree with you here, Maryland is a boring running team, no qb or creativity, The only person who stop the BEST playmer in this draft is that fat-a$$ coach and that qb what-ver his name is. I saw DHB play against G-Tech wow, what an athlete. He keeping raising his hand and that kid just could not hit him.

 

#1 BustBustBust.......-RYAN LEAF ALERT. MAtt Stafford- great measurables, cannon arm, lots of upside, sound fimilar? This dude has according to may reports including sporting news- very low football IQ or IQ in general, it does'nt matter if you are SuperMAN, if you can not read defenses you will be Akili Smith or Ryan Leaf.




Since: Mar 24, 2009
Posted on: March 24, 2009 11:00 am
 

Round 1

Bears will go to the trenches 2 of their first 3 picks. I see them taking OT, WR, DT.

 




Since: Mar 24, 2009
Posted on: March 24, 2009 10:57 am
 

Round 1

The Bears will never take a Safety with the first pick! DManning is their Nickle corner and KR. They will take an OT the first pick and WR the second.

 




Since: Mar 17, 2009
Posted on: March 17, 2009 9:59 am
 

Round 1

That looks very very accurate!!!!  I'm a big Vikings fan and i hope we do get a young center like Alex Mack to fill Matt Birk's shoes 




Since: Aug 4, 2008
Posted on: March 16, 2009 1:03 pm
 

Round 1

Terps make it to the sweet 16. you heard it here first

 




Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: March 15, 2009 4:10 pm
 

Round 1

actually Al Davis is more likely to draft Maclin. They have absolutely no WR support and because Crabtree is hurt and has not posted times Maclin has shown some speed and has good hands. BJ Raji will be off the board before the Raiders pick I think. Maclin is the pick while Davis is in charge.

 




Since: Jan 12, 2009
Posted on: March 6, 2009 6:39 pm
 

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Nope. The Hawks need help on the O line to keep the QB off his but if they want any chance this year. Also with the free agent wide receiver pick up earlier this week they should build up their secondary. They were awful last year.




Since: Aug 4, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2009 4:51 pm
 

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Since: Jan 18, 2008
Posted on: March 5, 2009 2:26 pm
 

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I love the Darrius Heyward-Bey pick for the Giants. Let's hope it happens!




Since: Dec 1, 2008
Posted on: March 3, 2009 5:06 pm
 

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Good job on both rounds.  As A Raider fan I'd be pumped with Raji and Beatty 1-2. Please , please don't take Maclin



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