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If Ted drafts.....I'll lose it

Discussion in 'Packer Fan Forum' started by profile_removed, May 5, 2014.

  1. profile_removed

    profile_removed Cheesehead

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    It's simple. What player/s if Ted Thompson drafts them will make you totally lose it. I have two one on each side of the ball

    Troy Niklas TE Notre Dame: Watched this kid at Notre Dame, to me he's that 6'4 white dude that tries out for the freshman basketball team and can't even make a lay up. He's big, and he looks awkward/clumsy. He's not the Notre Dame TE of the past 10 years, and I don't want him.

    Ryan Shazier LB Ohio State: He looks like he should be 15 pounds bigger to be playing linebacker. He looks like a cornerback with a pituitary problem, not a linebacker. Fast yes, good off the corner yes. But his size just turns me away from him as a player. I can see better linebackers in the 2nd round or later than Shazier.
     
  2. FrankRizzo

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    That's funny because I went to the Notre Dame - Arizona State game, in person, great seats.
    And I focused on Niklas.

    His size was and IS a mismatch.
    You cannot defend that.
    GUy had him perfectly covered in the end zone but the ball was up high.
    Guess who won? Touchdown.
    Google it.

    Our red zone rate was bad. Something like that on 3rd & goal from the 7?
    Perfect.
     
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  3. captainWIMM

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    Bortles, Bridgewater or Manziel if one of them drops.
     
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  4. ivo610

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    If he drafts someone in the 1st and my first reaction is "who?"
     
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  5. Garrett Moran

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    A kicker or punter in the 1st round
     
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  6. Pack-12

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    lol, I'm kind of hoping for this personally. I'm not super amped about any of the 1st rounders that have been projected to fall to us so as long as it's not a RB or a QB I'd welcome a pick that is somewhat unexpected.
     
  7. NelsonsLongCatch

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    Justin Harrel if he makes himself eligible again
     
  8. ivo610

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    Harrel was the only time this ever happened to me. I had to page through the draft guide to find him.
     
  9. brandon2348

    brandon2348 GO PACK GO!

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    Rashede Hagman, Jimmie Ward, Louis Nix. Mostly because I don't see the value on any of them at 21. Nix has weight and Knee questions, not sold on Jimmie Ward and I think Hagman is going to be "bust city". I think there are guys that are just as capable as all three of these guys if not better that can be gotten later.
     
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  10. JFranklinisBeast

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    Any TE in the first round. Our offense is clearly not an issue, so we shouldn't waste a pick on a TE so high, when we could be picking up defensive playmakers.
     
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  11. Vrill

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    Any position but defense in round 1. Our first pick NEEDS to be defense. ILB/Safety/DL
     
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  12. JBlood

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    After spending about 5 minutes looking through draft prospects, I've decided to go with whomever TT drafts.
     
  13. AmishMafia

    AmishMafia Cheesehead

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    I won't lose it. Might scratch my head and mumble WTF? But I realized a long time ago, he has more information about a single prospect than every poster here put together of the entire draft.
     
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  14. AKCheese

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    Any player who sat out virtually his entire senior year due to injury and then mostly sat and watched at the combine ( also due to injury)

    Actually I'd love to see us trade down
     
  15. TJV

    TJV Lifelong Packers Fanatic

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    Really? What if a player on offense expected to be gone in the first 10-15 falls to #21? Or what if they take a player on offense in the first round and spend the next three picks (all within the first 100 players) on each level of the defense? The first rounder will likely be a defender but “losing” it just because the first pick plays offense seems short-sighted – what if that player ends up being pro bowl caliber?
     
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  16. captainWIMM

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    Agreed. If Ebron falls to #21, for example, and Mosley isn´t there anymore I would be excited to draft the TE.
     
  17. Vrill

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    Well, considering our offense is already one of the better O's in the league and its not a secret that our D needs lots of help.......

    The only thing keeping us from a Super Bowl is our defense. If our D improves, we'll be there. If not, we'll be watching another NFC team in it again.

    It wont matter how great our offense is if we cant stop anyone.

    If I was TT, i'd draft defense with our first 3-4 picks regardless of what offensive players were on the board.

    With that said, I think CJ Mosley will be there at 21.
     
  18. captainWIMM

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    There´s no doubt in my mind that we need to draft a TE this year, some help at WR would be nice as well.
     
  19. ivo610

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    I've seen our offense sputter in the playoffs, if the best player on the board is an offensive player you take him. (Not QB)

    To write off one side of the ball seems dangerous.
     
  20. 7thFloorRA

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    If he drafts a 4-3 DE and envisions a multi-year transition to 3-4 olb.
     
  21. TJV

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    That is very dangerous IMO. You seem to be saying that if the player at #21 doesn't contribute significantly on defense, the Packers' title hopes are gone. What if the second rounder is a safety who contributes significantly and one of the third rounders contributes significantly at ILB?

    We've been talking about BPA and BVA and tiers of the draft on another thread and I'm sure we won't all agree on what Thompson's philosophy is. But I would expect a lot of agreement that going into a draft determined to pick defenders "with our first 3-4 picks regardless of what offensive players were on the board" is a recipe for disaster. The offense is definitely the strength of the team but it's not like there aren't any holes on that side of the ball. TE, interior OL, depth at WR come to mind. What if there are injuries at those spots?
     
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  22. profile_removed

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    agree on hagman and ward, nix will be an upgrade on our D-Line. Remember Raji hasn't been great and Jolly I believe just had his neck fused.
     
  23. captainWIMM

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    Jolly had spinal fusion surgery on the C5-C6 level, the same injury Sean Richardson came back from last season.
     
  24. HyponGrey

    HyponGrey Caseus Locutus Est

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    Anybody from the Stanford Defense.
     
  25. Dylan Hoppe

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    If ted drafts offense (other than Ebron) in the first, I'll lose it


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