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Old 11-26-2012, 06:23 PM
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Default Top Prospects at positions of need

IMO, we have 4 pressing needs we need to address in the draft

LB
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DE
RB

Bold means we have a good shot at drafting him without trading

MLB
1. Manti Te'o - ND
2. Alec Ogletree - UGA
3. Shayne Skov - STAN
4. C.J. Mosley - ALA
5. Kevin Minter - LSU

OLB
1. Jarvis Jones - UGA
2. C.J. Mosley - ALA
3. Chase Thomas - STAN
4. Gerald Hodges - PSU
5. Sean Porter - TA&M

S
1. Kenny Vaccaro - TEX
2. Eric Reid - LSU
3. T.J. McDonald - USC
4. Baccari Rambo - UGA
5. Tony Jefferson - OKLA

DE
1. Sam Montgomery - LSU
2. Damontre Moore - TA&M
3. Bjoern Werner - FSU
4. Alex Okafor - TEX
5. Dion Jordan - ORE

RB
1. Joseph Randle - OKST
2. Giovanni Bernard - UNC
3. Stephan Taylor - STAN
4. Andre Ellington - CLEM
5. Mike Gillislee - UF

All players not in bold are players gone by our 1st round pick
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:33 PM
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IMO, we have 4 pressing needs we need to address in the draft

LB
S
DE
RB

Bold means we have a good shot at drafting him without trading

MLB
1. Manti Te'o - ND
2. Alec Ogletree - UGA
3. Shayne Skov - STAN
4. C.J. Mosley - ALA
5. Kevin Minter - LSU

OLB
1. Jarvis Jones - UGA
2. C.J. Mosley - ALA
3. Chase Thomas - STAN
4. Gerald Hodges - PSU
5. Sean Porter - TA&M

S
1. Kenny Vaccaro - TEX
2. Eric Reid - LSU
3. T.J. McDonald - USC
4. Baccari Rambo - UGA
5. Tony Jefferson - OKLA

DE
1. Sam Montgomery - LSU
2. Damontre Moore - TA&M
3. Bjoern Werner - FSU
4. Alex Okafor - TEX
5. Dion Jordan - ORE

RB
1. Joseph Randle - OKST
2. Giovanni Bernard - UNC
3. Stephan Taylor - STAN
4. Andre Ellington - CLEM
5. Mike Gillislee - UF

All players not in bold are players gone by our 1st round pick
For RBs I think Gio should be at 1 and Randle at 2, Also where is Lacy ? Im not huge on the guy but he has to be atleast top 5.

Also DE, I dont think we have a shot at Werner unless we move up.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:01 PM
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I know I'm probably sold on here more than most around here; but, why does everybody leave Matt Elam off top Safety prospects? He is arguably the #2 prospect on one of the few that might go in the 1st round.
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I know I'm probably sold on here more than most around here; but, why does everybody leave Matt Elam off top Safety prospects? He is arguably the #2 prospect on one of the few that might go in the 1st round.
Many of us think Elam has all the same negatives as Mays, but smaller and slower.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:55 PM
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Many of us think Elam has all the same negatives as Mays, but smaller and slower.
The only similarity I see is that Elam likes to go for the big hit. I see no similarities in their cover skills or ability to read/react to the run. UF has arguably the best D in the nation and Elam is the cornerstone of that D. Dude actually took over Will Hill's starting spot as a true Freshman.
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For RBs I think Gio should be at 1 and Randle at 2, Also where is Lacy ? Im not huge on the guy but he has to be atleast top 5.

Also DE, I dont think we have a shot at Werner unless we move up.
If Le'Veon Bell comes anywhere near a low 4.4 high 4.5 he will make everyones list. As for Safety Phillip Thomas will be one of the first 2 Safeties off the board mark my words.
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I think Jefferson is the number two or three safety and he's the guy that I want.

I hope Te'o is gone so we're not even tempted, but I could live with Ogletree (if Burfict really wants to stay at WILL).
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If Le'Veon Bell comes anywhere near a low 4.4 high 4.5 he will make everyones list. As for Safety Phillip Thomas will be one of the first 2 Safeties off the board mark my words.

Le'Veon Bell....how I loved watching him in the first half of the season. Then, as he continued to try to carry the entire team (seemingly), he started wearing down, really wearing down. That's only in college, just imagine how ineffective he would look 10 games into a 16+ game NFL season.
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Le'Veon Bell....how I loved watching him in the first half of the season. Then, as he continued to try to carry the entire team (seemingly), he started wearing down, really wearing down. That's only in college, just imagine how ineffective he would look 10 games into a 16+ game NFL season.
They had absolutely no offensive line and an offense that resembled nothing short of a Bear Bryant 3 yards and a cloud of dust offense.lol. His blocking is devastating, receiving skills are at a pro level and this team has an offensive line that can get him 2nd level quickly right now without a center. I think he's just as good as Trent Richardson coming out considering his line had pro prospects all over it. Thats why I'm not so high on Eddie Lacy as most. Le'Veon really reminds me of Hershel Walker just a tad slower. He faces 8 men in the box every Saturday and if you do that against our current roster our recieving core will kill you.

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For RBs I think Gio should be at 1 and Randle at 2, Also where is Lacy ? Im not huge on the guy but he has to be atleast top 5.

Also DE, I dont think we have a shot at Werner unless we move up.
To tell you the truth, I flipped a coin whether to put Lacy on or Gillislee. I couldn't decide.
Best 2 out of 3, Lacy, Gillislee, Gillislee
in retro-spect, I probably could've bumped Ellington out and put them both on.
I like Lacy a lot though
BTW, no way Le'veon Ball runs anything less than a 4.5 cause if he does,
I might **** myself.
Also, 4 TDs in a game for Randle and he gets no credit?
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Le'Veon Bell....how I loved watching him in the first half of the season. Then, as he continued to try to carry the entire team (seemingly), he started wearing down, really wearing down. That's only in college, just imagine how ineffective he would look 10 games into a 16+ game NFL season.
He def hit a lull in the middle of the season. His last three games he went for 188, 133 and 266. He finished second in the nation in yards and single handedly got his team bowl eligible with that last game of 266. The two big negs on him are wear and burst. The silver lining in the large amount of carries he received, was it showed off his durability.
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If Le'Veon Bell comes anywhere near a low 4.4 high 4.5 he will make everyones list. As for Safety Phillip Thomas will be one of the first 2 Safeties off the board mark my words.
If Bell runs a low 4.4 he'll go in the 1st round
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Why do we need MLB? We have Burfict.
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Why do we need MLB? We have Burfict.
Why do we need a RB? We have Bernard Scott and that scrub from ohio state.
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I know I'm probably sold on here more than most around here; but, why does everybody leave Matt Elam off top Safety prospects? He is arguably the #2 prospect on one of the few that might go in the 1st round.
As a FSU grad I can not wait to see him drafted by anyone. He causes fits in every aspect. Great against the run, disruptive in any type of coverage, blows screens up, blitzes good, and is a fiery leader. Only negative is he has a temper and he might get some personal fouls. My favorite safety coming out.
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As much as I'd like to see Te'o in stripes next year too, I'm afraid its not going to happen. There's a very good chance he could go #1 to the Chiefs this year. God knows they need the help everywhere.
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As much as I'd like to see Te'o in stripes next year too, I'm afraid its not going to happen. There's a very good chance he could go #1 to the Chiefs this year. God knows they need the help everywhere.
That is not going to happen. And if it does they need to fire their GM.
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That is not going to happen. And if it does they need to fire their GM.
That pick is looking like a QB all day. Or, they could do the same thing the Rams did and trade down, acquiring a whole bunch of picks along the way.
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That pick is looking like a QB all day. Or, they could do the same thing the Rams did and trade down, acquiring a whole bunch of picks along the way.
Name one QB worth the #1 position this year? Matt Leinhart, I mean Barkley? Geno "Troy" Smith? This is a terrible year if you desperately need a QB. If I were the Chiefs this year, I'd go the Houston Texans route and pick another player high on your list not named a QB. Why not Te'o?
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That is not going to happen. And if it does they need to fire their GM.
Why not? Pioli is going to be a goner anyways.
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As much as I'd like to see Te'o in stripes next year too, I'm afraid its not going to happen. There's a very good chance he could go #1 to the Chiefs this year. God knows they need the help everywhere.
Are you Mel Kiper III?
Derrick Johnson is a stud. Flat out stud at MLB.
Their LB's with Siler, Houston, Hali and Belcher are not the problem.
Their DL outside of Dorsey and Poe, and DBs outside of Berry are the problem.

And their offense. The defense is so gassed from 10+ 3 and outs they can't keep up. That defense is not so bad they should pass on a QB to get a MLB.
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Name one QB worth the #1 position this year? Matt Leinhart, I mean Barkley? Geno "Troy" Smith? This is a terrible year if you desperately need a QB. If I were the Chiefs this year, I'd go the Houston Texans route and pick another player high on your list not named a QB. Why not Te'o?
Tyler Wilson.
Matt Barkley.
Geno Smith.

One of them. They aren't RG3 and Luck, but they are still good NFL prospects in their own right.
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So i guess neither Tavon Austin from WV or Jonathan Franklin from UCLA are coming out eh?

Really liked watching these 2 RB's this year.
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So i guess neither Tavon Austin from WV or Jonathan Franklin from UCLA are coming out eh?

Really liked watching these 2 RB's this year.
Well Austin isn't what we would need at WR anyways IF WR is a need by then.
We have an Austin-type in Hawkins. Same skill set. Would need to be used the same way.

Franklin is good. Had fumbling issues in his career.
He is definitely on my list. Lot's of good mid-round RBs. No real front runners.
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