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Packers Pick #2 - Jason Spriggs Indiana OT

Discussion in '2016 Draft Archive' started by C-Lee, Apr 29, 2016.

  1. C-Lee

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    Thoughts?
     
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    Love the pick. Had him in the draft contest and my mock. Very good ascending player. Was the best OL at the senior bowl
     
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    Spriggs looks good. He tested off the charts. He'll have a year to learn how to play along the offensive line.

    I wonder what this means for the future?!?!
     
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    Like the player but can't help thinking we gave up quite a bit.
     
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    Love it. As for the picks they can recover a pick if you want to trade down in the 3rd.
     
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    This one is not a surprise IMHO. For next season, anyway, there finally is some depth on OL.
     
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    Focus on the lines with 1st and 2nd round picks. I like it.
     
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    Just got back from dinner and haven't seen any of 2nd round. I like the Spriggs pick, but see we moved up quite a bit. What did we have to give?
     
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    Good move. Need to replenish line
     
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    Is Springs worth more than a single 2nd round pick? The Pack paid a steep price to get him. The question is could they have gotten him at 57? IMO he's an upgrade over Bakt. Hope Bakt becomes a good back up.
     
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    4th and 7th
     
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    97.7 pass block efficiency. Keeps Rodgers upright. Could fill in for Bakhtiari if he leaves in FA, or provide insurance for Bulaga. TT is known for being gold in the second as well.

    Most impressive was the trade. Still have two fourth rounders and only gave up our 2nd and a 7th on top of that. And we moved in front of the Bears who were reportedly hot on him, and what do you know..they trade out of their pick immediately after.
     
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    This draft is alleged to be top-heavy with big guys. Take 'em when you can.
     
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    I believe he can play both LT and RT, something we currently lack.
    Very happy with the pick and think the cost to move up was justified.
     
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    Bulaga hasnt exactly been an iron man and Bakh has never been more than solid. Spriggs looks like a guy with the ability to grow into a franchise LT with a year or two of development. Perhaps they eventually slide Bulaga inside?
     
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    I like the pick a lot. TT has always been very open about his draft philosophy. There are only so many 'big' guys out there and he wants to get them.
     
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    sweet, fine by me! great pick in my book.
     
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    Good pick Blah..Blahh..Blahh. Basically another blown draft class by frozen head Ted...these guys will be gone within three years. You mark my words
     
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    Good pick, but I don't think I'd trade up for him.
     
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    Now we just need to inside depth on the OL in rounds 4-6. Also would be nice to get an ILB in those rounds as well.
     
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    Let's look at OT in the past few years. Marshal Newhouse was described by one scout (to Bob McGinn) as "A guy who couldn't break a marshmallow if it was taped to his helmet." Don Barclay was okay until he got injured, then turned into a turnstile last season. Josh Walker - my eyes are still bleeding from watching him play last season.

    At least we now have both Spriggs and Tretter -- both far more ready to step-in than the weak-sisters we've seen in recent years. Lane Taylor? MEH. Rotherman? Who knows?
     
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    Good move up to get quality rather than focusing on the number of bodies we walk away with...

    I have no idea if this guy will actually work out but but I like the move, shows me he's a guy they wanted vs ..... The best guy on the board when it was their turn to pick
     
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    Plus Ted stole the pick away from the Bears. (**snicker**)
     
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    He's also capable of playing guard.
     
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    The Bears are thought to have wanted him bad so no he wouldn't have been available. Borderline 1st round guy imo that gives us options next season headed into FA and depth for next season. Added a 4th and a 7th to our 2nd to move up to get him.

    This is a really good OT to be getting in the 2nd round. Dare I say Clifton 2.0?
     

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