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Old 12-29-2012, 05:52 PM
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DEC 29th, 6:45 PM, ESPN



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JORDAN POYER/ CB


Consensus 1st team All-American and possibly the best cover corner in the nation. Second in the nation with 7 INTs (including 1 pick 6). 13 INTs for his career included 3 ran back for TD. Was a force in the return game early in his career. Should get along well with Rey was arrested for a Bar Fight this past off season.

MARKUS WHEATON/ WR



Dual threat WR, 88 catches for 1207 yards and 11 Tds. Throw in 116 yards rushing and a couple more Tds. Has experienced a a Kick Returner. Leaves OSU as the new career reception leader. 6'0”, 182 with legit 4.4 speed. NEVER gets shut out; has at least 1 catch in 35 consecutive games.

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ALEX OKAFOR/ DE


60 tackles (12 TFL), 8 sacks, 3 FFs, and 1 blocked kick. All that and he missed the last 2 games of the season. Was supposed to be part of a dynamic duo; however, was forced to go solo when Jackson Jeffcoat was lost for the season

KENNY VACCARO


Prototypical size and speed for an NFL Safety. 87 tackles and 2 INTs. Has the cover skills to cover slot receivers and the size to man up against TEs.

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Old 12-29-2012, 05:56 PM
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I really like Wheaton.
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As an Oregon State fan I just have to say, Poyer was not involved in a bar fight, it was hardly an incident and the bar owners had to apologize to Poyer afterwards.
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I'm liking the speed I see from Marquise Goodwin. He would make a nice replacement for Tate.
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Just tuning in now. Have my eye on Okafor and Vaccaro.
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I'm liking the speed I see from Marquise Goodwin. He would make a nice replacement for Tate.
Goodwin has world class speed. legit 4.2
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Just tuning in now. Have my eye on Okafor and Vaccaro.
Okafor has 3 sacks tonight.
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Okafor has 3 sacks tonight.
Okafor has been a personal favorite. He would be a fine pick at 2A. Folks are giving him the dreaded "tweener" label, which may allow him to fall.
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Okafor has been a personal favorite. He would be a fine pick at 2A. Folks are giving him the dreaded "tweener" label, which may allow him to fall.
I'm not sure he'd last that long. NE would definitely take him late first I would imagine.
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Goodwin has world class speed. legit 4.2
He was an Olympic long jumper too.

I'm not fan of smaller WRs but Goodwin is a giant blip on my late round radar now.
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Okafor has been a personal favorite. He would be a fine pick at 2A. Folks are giving him the dreaded "tweener" label, which may allow him to fall.
It appears Okafor is trying to make a statement that he should be the first DE drafted.
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It appears Okafor is trying to make a statement that he should be the first DE drafted.
Yep, after tonight we'd probably have to take him in the 1st,

Which is where I mocked him very early in the college season:

http://boards.bengals.com/showthread.php?t=102601
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It appears Okafor is trying to make a statement that he should be the first DE drafted.
Making himself some money that's for sure.
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6'5" 265 is tweener? That's almost prototype end. You don't mean Olb, do you? As I'm sure Okafor'd do fine like aldon smith in that role.

He played a little dt early in his career, but that only helped him be more complete as a rusher.

I think we'd be more than fortunate if he somehow dropped to us in 2a. He's first round material thru and thru.
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He was an Olympic long jumper too.

I'm not fan of smaller WRs but Goodwin is a giant blip on my late round radar now.
He's around the same size as Hawkins I believe.
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Okafor has been a personal favorite. He would be a fine pick at 2A. Folks are giving him the dreaded "tweener" label, which may allow him to fall.
I think he'd have to be a first round pick. He's the right type of player for those fanchises drafting late (Good worker, great production, solid in a lot of areas). But he won't be a tweener. He's at great size and ability to play end
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He's around the same size as Hawkins I believe.
He's 5'10" 175. I'm looking at him as a pure returner with not much to offer as a WR. I think the WR corps will be locked down next year (barring injury) with Green Sanu, Jones and Hawkins. Goodwin would strictly be a 5th or 6th guy that returns kicks, maybe punts, I haven't seen him return any punts yet.
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6'5" 265 is tweener? That's almost prototype end. You don't mean Olb, do you? As I'm sure Okafor'd do fine like aldon smith in that role.

He played a little dt early in his career, but that only helped him be more complete as a rusher.

I think we'd be more than fortunate if he somehow dropped to us in 2a. He's first round material thru and thru.
265 is extremely light for a 4-3 DE.
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265 is extremely light for a 4-3 DE.
Justin Tuck just to name 1 of i'm sure many has been very successful for years at around 265 to 270.
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265 is extremely light for a 4-3 DE.
265 is more than 2 of the DEs on the AFC's Pro Bowl roster. We list MJ at 270.
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