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Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:29 am

I have a feeling we're going after Ade Aruna from Tulane in round 5 and probably a cb like Anthony Averett in round 4 if he's still available I didn't watch round 3 yesterday.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:54 am

If we draft a DB not named Holton Hill I’m going to lose my shit. Kid is easily a day 2 talent but got suspended at Texas because he likes to smoke weed. That’s not going to be an issue in the NFL. Long arms, superior technique, and the physicality of a safety.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:14 am

It's not an issue? I disagree. I don't care much about the drug, I care that all he had to do to cash this winning lotto ticket was not smoke pot yet he couldn't do it. That, to me, is a sign of a larger issue. Lack of common sense, lack of emotional intelligence, and a potential dependency issue.

I'm not saying we remove him from our list, but it's a sign of other potential issues.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:17 am

I want Josh Sweat in the 4th. I’d like a defensive lineman at some point too. Tyrell Crosby is still out there.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 9:33 am

cblaz11 wrote:It's not an issue? I disagree. I don't care much about the drug, I care that all he had to do to cash this winning lotto ticket was not smoke pot yet he couldn't do it. That, to me, is a sign of a larger issue. Lack of common sense, lack of emotional intelligence, and a potential dependency issue.

I'm not saying we remove him from our list, but it's a sign of other potential issues.

More than half the league smokes weed. They have one announced drug test in the summer they have to pass.

Texas gave random unannounced drug tests in and out of season. He was able to piss clean at the combine - so clearly he can stay off of it long enough to piss clean in the summer.

There’s not a doubt in my mind that he’s the best DB left in this draft and is going to outplay his draft position from Day 1.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:26 am

i laughed at this:


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Jay feely.... can always tell a guy who’s never been hit
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:37 am

cblaz11 wrote:It's not an issue? I disagree. I don't care much about the drug, I care that all he had to do to cash this winning lotto ticket was not smoke pot yet he couldn't do it. That, to me, is a sign of a larger issue. Lack of common sense, lack of emotional intelligence, and a potential dependency issue.

I'm not saying we remove him from our list, but it's a sign of other potential issues.
MO money to buy better weed when he becomes a pro. Guys seem to drop farther than we think after a positive test.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:38 am

Adipost wrote:
Sugashane wrote:Has anyone been doing a real time draft? I've been doing them online on another forum for 3 years now and so far I have

1- Davenport - EDGE
2a - Landry - EDGE
2b - Daniels - C (asked and no one jumped that anyone between our picks would have taken him. Can sub CB- Oliver if you disagree)
I also would have matched on Meredith so there would be less of a need for WR.



My 2017 draft (I franchised Jeffery for a 2nd time in hopes of an extension or telling him to fuck himself as I was likely awarded a compensatory pick for the 2018 draft when he walked)

1) Mitchell Trubisky - QB
2) Quincy Wilson - CB
4- Switzer - WR/RET (accidentally picked Westbrook, didn't realize he had been drafted so I'm getting the next person who would fill the same roles)
*** Looking at it now I might have gone toward Carl Lawson for the potential duo with Floyd or Roderick Johnson/Connor McDermott as a potential replacement for Massie but I fucked up by not checking to see if he was gone ***
4 - Desmond King - CB/FS
5 - Caleb Brantley - NT


My 2016 Draft
So far I am at:
1 (9) – Myles Jack - SS
2 (56) – Jonathan Bullard – 5T/EDGE/nickel 3T
3 (72) - Kendall Fuller - CB
4 (113) – Andrew Billings - NT
4 (124) - Dak Prescott – QB
4 (127) - Scooby Wright III - ILB
5 (150) - Moritz Boehringer - WR/Flex TE
6 (185) - Jakeen Grant - WR/RET
7 (230) Keith Marshall - HB
Davenport paired with Landry would be scary AF.
Agreed. I would have my "NASCAR" DL set up as

Landry - Davenport - Bullard - Floyd

RRH and Lynch could rotate anywhere. I want Hicks and Goldman to get their reps down, Hicks especially. If we can get those two shutting down the run and getting early pass pressure, then they can rest while we have more 3rd and longs. This lets Landry and Floyd use their burst, and then Davenport and Bullard get to penetrate inside.

Seriously, Hicks played in the 3rd most defensive snaps at 899, or over 84% of the defensive snaps. That isn't sustainable for a 330 pound man getting that many double teams.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:57 am

Josh Sweat or Dorance Armstrong at 115 please please please!
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:17 am

I want a CB in round 4.


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Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:19 am

Arden Key to the Raiders.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:46 am

lions just traded ahead of us...
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:50 am

I’ve legit never heard of the guy the Bears just took.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:05 pm

wab wrote:I’ve legit never heard of the guy the Bears just took.

Me neither...Maybe Fangio loves the guy.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:20 pm

wab wrote:I’ve legit never heard of the guy the Bears just took.

I’ve heard of him - but only because he was always hanging around near the top of best available when I would do the mock simulations. NFL.com draft guys did a couple of blurbs on him and others as the new breed of run and chase ‘too small’ LB’s that are perfect for the new NFL.

He’s a ST guy day 1.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:33 pm

Eagles grabbed their 2018 Mike Mamula in Josh Sweat.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 12:55 pm

It feels like they’re not trying if the guys ceiling is ILB4 and special teams


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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:02 pm

wab wrote:I’ve legit never heard of the guy the Bears just took.
check out what Daniel Jeremiah had to say about him...


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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:06 pm

IotaNet wrote:
wab wrote:I’ve legit never heard of the guy the Bears just took.
check out what Daniel Jeremiah had to say about him...


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Cements my belief that Kawasaki is moving outside.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:09 pm

I’d be happy with Crosby here.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:20 pm

I get the sense that Pace/Fangio don’t see the long-term answer at Edge anywhere in this draft.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:20 pm

Alright they got a DT so I’ll stop complaining.


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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:24 pm

FFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCKKKKKKK


Seahawks drafted both Griffin and Dickson. They won't be able to protect Wilson but they're going to be fun as hell to watch on ST's.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:24 pm

IotaNet wrote:I get the sense that Pace/Fangio don’t see the long-term answer at Edge anywhere in this draft.

Seeing how far most of these EDGE guys fell - it seems like most teams are thinking the same.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:29 pm

Hiphopopotamos wrote:
IotaNet wrote:I get the sense that Pace/Fangio don’t see the long-term answer at Edge anywhere in this draft.

Seeing how far most of these EDGE guys fell - it seems like most teams are thinking the same.
agreed
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:38 pm

Tavon Austin to Dallas for a 6th rounder.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:41 pm

frfr if Hill is there in the 6th you’ve got to grab him. C’mon Pace.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:43 pm

My God this is a stupid take on drafting smaller school prospects....

https://twitter.com/Hub_Arkush/status/9 ... 98593?s=20
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BR0D1E86 wrote:My God this is a stupid take on drafting smaller school prospects....

https://twitter.com/Hub_Arkush/status/9 ... 98593?s=20

That’s quite possibly the dumbest fucking draft take you’ll ever see.

His own fucking publication had a 3rd round grade on fellow FCS DE PJ Hall.
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Sat Apr 28, 2018 2:54 pm

We just drafted a guy in Fitts who was literally injured in every game he did (and mostly did not) play at Utah.

Ugh.
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