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2010 Draft - Round 3, Pick 7, Overall Pick 71: Morgan Burnett

Discussion in '2010 Draft Archive' started by robdog, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. robdog

    robdog Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Packers picked Morgan Burnett for their third pick in the draft. DISCUSS!

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    Morgan Burnett (SS)
    Height: 6'1"
    Weight: 209 lbs.
    Arm Length: 31 3/4 in.
    Hand Size: 9 in.
    College: Georgia Tech
    Conference: ACC

     
  2. DergaSmash

    DergaSmash Cheesehead

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    Traded Up...

    So TT traded up to take Morgan Burnett. The guy shows flashes of insane skills and ability, but takes plays off at times. He is one of the top rated safeties however. I am not sure how to feel about this one. If he comes ready to play he could be damn good.
     
  3. ivo610

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    Ted traded up, must mean they had him really high. Its a need position, and I think there was some drop off in talent after him.
     
  4. Spanish Rose

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    another pick im not too happpy about.. he is just a safety that we do not need..we are set at free safety what we needed was a SS.. again TT fucks up but at least he kinda got a position of need.. not nearly as bad as our second rounder..
     
  5. DergaSmash

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    This guy can do both. He is a hard hitter and good on the blitz. I like the idea of having a SS who has good ball skills. It is an asset to a 3-4 defense that relies on flexibility and players that can fly around and have multiple responsibilities.
     
  6. TheGiftedApe

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    There's no question he can play ss but will be play hard is the question
     
  7. Jess

    Jess Movement!

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    I'm happy again. Filled a need (from what I heard on the radio while I was gone, dude's a decent hitter who doesn't miss a lot of tackles, leading me to believe he can play Strong).

    Today doesn't completely suck anymore!
     
  8. DergaSmash

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    There is some good tape of him on YouTube. Most of the sports sites and analysts say his ability and ceiling are as high as Berry/Thomas, but he is just less polished. I'm ok with that. I'm sure Woodson can school him up and get him tuned to play.
     
  9. Ghost of Billy Mays

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    I like the pick. The knock on taking plays off in college does not scare me. I don't think that players like Woodson, Barnett, Harris, etc. will let him routinely 'take plays off'. The kid can ball, and that's what I like.
     
  10. NYPacker

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    This guy was a steal!!! And yes he can play both SS and FS. He's even had reps at LB/Nickel CB so that helps too. I thought this was a great pick. I think that the Packers are pretty much done. The next few picks should mostly be luxury picks that we could use sparingly. WAY TO GO TT!!
     
  11. PackersRS

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    He's a SS... Played SS his whole college...

    And moreso, Capers exchanges safeties... We only had Collins and Bigby. Bigby is injury prone.

    Do we really want to see Derrick Martin and Jarrett Bush out there? Didn't think so.

    To me he was a 2nd rounder... The guy had a blazing 4.4 40 (fastest amongst SS), a freakish 11' broad jump, and had 14 picks in college... That's astonishing....

    I wouldn't rule out him beating Bigby and being our starting SS...

    GREAT pick IMHO.

    But it would be better him at our 2nd, Neal at our 3rd, and if we kept our 4th... But then again, who would've guessed we'd get Bulaga without moving up?
     
  12. Jess

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    The line on the Morgan Burnett bandwagon starts behind me. :lol:
     
  13. NYPacker

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    Agreed, I think TT got suckered into taking Neal early b/c Baltimore's biggest nead at that point was a DE. I guess he got scared that they were gonna take Neal so he had to pull the trigger. Either way I don't think there would've been anyone good that we could've taken with that 4th pick. This draft is going smoothly. Not spectacular and jaw-dropping but enough to help us reach the promised land.
     
  14. Sunshine885500

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    Once you see how he fits into GB's Defensive schemes I think that everyone will love this pick. I know that T, DE, & SS aren't sexy picks which is why a lot of people don't know how to feel about most of the picks. However , I ask you would you feel better about quantity or quality and I really think that GB got quality. They hit all need positions! If they can some how swing a trade and pickup an OLB like Ricky Sapp then I would be estatic! Go Pack - If they can't score then we'll always be in the game.
     
  15. Pat4DaPack

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    real good get here. as the 3rd rd rolled on I was hoping we would get him.
     
  16. lancer84

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    Hell yeah! Sad to say I've never heard of this guy before...Had to work during the Orange Bowl..Highlight reels of him look outstanding... Taylor M...who?! lol

    Now... Holiday
     
  17. DergaSmash

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    I think its a great pick. Ball skills and a heavy hitter. SWEET!

    4 picks left, OLB and CB are the only 2 needs we have left.
     
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    Now get McFadden from Auburn in round 4 damnit!
     
  19. favrebacker4life

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    Yea Morgan was a great pick and I also wish we could have turned these two picks around and kept our 4th. I was hoping for Akwasi in the fourth
     
  20. GreenBayCracker

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    Loving the SS pick since Mays was gone (but now after his whole calling Pete Carroll thing out it kinda puts things into perspective), now noone has touched on this yet but it looks like he sports the dreads, which bodes well for him fitting into our DB lineup. NICE PICK, cant wait to see him at SS in the near future! OH and hes from College Park, GA haha helll yeahh collepark baby!
     
  21. Cincinnati Cheesehead

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    I like this pick. I didn't like our second round pick but I think this one was a great pick. Now we need to get a CB maybe Walter McFadden. Also snatch up Holiday or Gilyard.
     
  22. Cardsmc25

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    I think we traded the 4th round pick to move up to get Burnett...
     
  23. SCpackerfan

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    ^^ Yea we did, and I think it was a good choice to jump up and grab Burnett. Notice chicago took major wright about 4 picks after us, so TT knew that this kid was going to be gone before he got to us in our original 3rd round pick. Sophmore year he was tied for number 1 in the nation with 7 INTs, and finished his 3 year career with 14 total picks, I like this guy already! Looks like I might need a new sig and avatar by the start of the season :D
    http://packers.com/multimedia/videos/2010_non_game/video_20100423__a8809d633ecb__5e92b8b3b1b1/
     
  24. Cardsmc25

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    My Auburn sources are telling me that McFadden is being targeted by Chicago... in the 6th round
     
  25. NYPacker

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    Like I said, it would be wise for TT to trade down from pick 5 and accumulate another 5th or 6th and we can definitely take him there with one of those picks.
     

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