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Round 2, Update 1

Posted on: March 7, 2009 8:41 am
Edited on: March 7, 2009 5:55 pm
 

   1. Detroit- William Beatty(OT:UCONN)-

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

   2. New England (from Kansas City)- Duke Robinson(OG:Oklahoma)-

      The Patriots are looking for the eventual replacement for Stephen Neal, who's in his contract year.

   3. St. Louis- Clay Matthews(OLB:USC)-

      The Rams need somebody to start opposite Pisa Tinoisamoa.  Matthews is an excellent value here.

   4. Cleveland- Larry English(OLB:Northern Illinois)-

      With English available, the Browns will look to upgrade their linebacking corps even more.

   5. Seattle- Donald Brown(RB:UCONN)-

      Maurice Morris hit the road, and Julius Jones doesn't seem like the answer.  The Seahawks definitely need an upgrade here.

   6. Cincinnati- Robert Ayers(DE:Tennessee)-

      The Bengals only had 17 sacks last season.  Ayers should be able to increase that.  He's also good against the run.

   7. Jacksonville- Jamon Meredith(OT:South Carolina)-

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

   8. Oakland- Hakeem Nicks(WR:UNC)-

      The Raiders get the steal of the draft with the 40th pick.  Twenty-nine teams are going to regret not drafting this kid.  I see another Aquan Boldin.  Not that I'm biased, or anything.

   9. Green Bay- Jarron Gilbert(DE:San Jose State)-

      The Pakers is hoping that Gilbert can start opposite Cullen Jenkins at defensive end.

  10. Buffalo- Jared Cook(TE:South Carolina)-

      The Bills need to find a starting tight end.  Cook's got the speed to help spread the defense for Trent Edwards.

  11. San Francisco- Connor Barwin(OLB:Cincinnati)-

      Barwin is the pass rushing linebacker that the 49ers needs opposite of Parys Haralson.

  12. Miami(from Washington)- Ron Brace(DT:BC)-

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

  13. New York Giants(from New Orleans)- Marcus Freeman(OLB:Ohio State)-

      The linebacking corps of the Giants needs more help than just Michael Boley.

  14. Houston- Patrick Chung(S:Oregon)-

      The Texans have always been looking for a top-flight strong safety.

  15. New England(from San Diego)- Clint Sintim(DE:Virginia)-

      The Patriots hope that Sintim will be able to go inside, and play alongside Jerrod Mayo when Teddy Bruschi and Juniour Seau retire.

  16. Denver- Eric Wood(C:Louisville)-

      The Broncos will need to replace the retire Tom Nalen

  17. Chicago- Louis Delmas(S:Western Michigan)-

      Danieal Manning isn't the answer at free safety.

  18. Cleveland(from Tampa Bay)- Kenny Britt(WR:Rutgers)-

      The Browns need Britt to keep defenses from double-teaming Braylon Edwards.

  19. Dallas- William Moore(S:Mizzu)-

      The Cowboys are hoping that Moore is the safety that Roy Williams was supposed to be.

  20. New York Jets- Percy Harvin(WR:Florida)-

      The Jets hope that Harvin can be the starter opposite Jericho Cotchery.

  21. Philadelphia- Herman Johnson(OG:LSU)-

      The Eagles draft Johnson so that Todd Herremans can move to the outside and start opposite Stacy Andrews.

  22. Minnesota- Phil Loadholt(OT:Oklahoma)-

      Loadholt is just the type of tackle the Vikings like...massive.

  23. Atlanta- Tyrone McKenzie(OLB:USF)-

      The Falcons are looking to replace Michael Boley.

  24. Miami- Juaquin Iglesias(WR:Oklahoma)-

      The Dolphins are looking for for posession receiver to go along with Ted Ginn.

  25. Baltimore- Darry Beckwith(MLB:LSU)-

      The Ravens are looking for someone to start opposite Ray Lewis.  And to eventually take over for him when he retires.

  26. New England- LeSean McCoy(RB:Pitt)-

      Fred Taylor is only a short term answer.  And McCoy is a real good value here.

  27. Carolina- D.J. Mooore(CB:Vandy)-

      Given that the Panthers have been shopping Ken Lucas around, one would think that his time in Carolina is limited.  Moore's combine speed left much to be desired.  However, he does possess a 39.5" vertical.  He had 5 INT's, 4.5 TFL's and 6 PBU's.  And made second team All-American.  Now, before you Panther faithful bless me out for selecting Moore over Fili Moala or Sen'Derricks Marks, I wanted to make you aware that my intentions was to hopefully select Dorell Scott fom Clemson in the third.  He's a monstrous defensive tackle who's said to be one of the hardest working players in this class.

  28. New York Giants- Alphoso Smith(CB:Wake Forrest)-

      The Giants need somebody to replace Sam Madison.  This would allow Terrell Thomas to move to free safety.  Smith has first round talent but is 5'9" with a 34" vertical.

  29. Indianapolis- Brian Robiskie(WR:Ohio State)-

      The Colts need Robiskie to start opposite Reggie Wayne, so Anthony Gonzalez can stay in the slot.

  30. Tennessee-Kraig Urbick(OG:Wisconsin)-

      The Titans choose to go for offensive line depth with this pick.

  31. Arizona- Paul Kruger(DE:Utah)-

      The Cardinals Need to replace Antonio Smith and his unspectacular performance.

  32. Pittsburgh- Sen'Derricks Marks(DE:Auburn)-

      Marks would be a good fit to take over for the ageing Aaron Smith as left defensive end in the Steelers'3-4 defense.

 

 

 

(It was brought to my attention that I had not used the most current  draft order.  Kansas City had traded their second to New England, and Tampa Bay had traded their second to Cleveland.  I had started with an old template and forgot to change them.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comments

Since: Nov 30, 2007
Posted on: March 9, 2009 2:31 pm
 

Round 2, Update 1

anthony gonzalez may have been drafted as a slot reciever, but he's not.  whatever WR the colts draft will split time in the slot with dallas clark and reggie wayne.  gonzalez will stay outside.




Since: Oct 13, 2007
Posted on: March 9, 2009 8:55 am
 

Round 2, Update 1

Not sure if we are just drawing names from a hat or doing much research here.

 

 

Before you sign up just to bash what other people (who have taken a sigificant amount of time to create a mock draft) have selected for your team, how about you making a two round mock draft of your own.  I am not a sports writer, nor have I had the opportunity to watch every Seattle Seahawks game(or any, for that matter).  All I have to go on, is what has been written about their offseason needs.  Also given the fact that, neither Julius Jones, nor T.J.Duckett ran for more than 700 yards, and the entire team only had 10 rushing touchdowns, I'd say running back is an area of need.




Since: Mar 8, 2009
Posted on: March 8, 2009 8:24 pm
 

Round 2, Update 1

Seattle does not take a RB in the second round- and certainly not UCONNs Brown.  Now if Moreno or Wells is still around at this time it may be possible.  But for them to take Oher in the first round and then Brown in the second is highly unlikely.  They have needs in the secondary, OL, possibly DL, and still at WR even with signing T.J. (Branch gets injured every year, Burleson's knee is still a question mark, Engram will be gone, and their younger recievers are not very good.

Also, they just signed Duckett and J. Jones last year to large contracts.  If they felt RB was a need they would not have let Morris sign with Detroit of 4 yrs/7 million.  I would say a WR Oregone Chung is much more likely if not a lineman.  Not sure if we are just drawing names from a hat or doing much research here.




Since: Nov 29, 2007
Posted on: March 7, 2009 10:47 pm
 

Round 2, Update 1

 

MUCH MUCH MUCH better job the 2nd time around.  Thanks for taking the time to change this.  I will be looking forward to more updates as we get close to draft day.  Anything worth doing, is worth doing right.




Since: Oct 13, 2007
Posted on: March 7, 2009 3:45 pm
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Since: Nov 29, 2007
Posted on: March 7, 2009 1:16 pm
 

Round 2, Update 1

Tampa Bay traded their 2nd round pick this year to the Cleveland Browns for Kellen Winslow.  So the 18th pick in Round Two now belongs to the Browns.  And, no way the Browns take a TE with their first 2nd round pick.  They just signed Royal from the Bills, and they have Rucker (draft pick last year) waiting as well.  Thanks for doing your homework.

 

 




Since: Nov 28, 2006
Posted on: March 7, 2009 12:06 pm
 

Round 2, Update 1

If the lions do decide to go o line at 33 it will without question be duke robinson.

 



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