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Discussion in '2014 Draft Archive' started by ivo610, May 8, 2014.

  1. captainWIMM

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    That´s right. He has actually never drafted a WR or CB in the first round.
     
  2. captainWIMM

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    I stand corrected.
     
  3. HardRightEdge

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    Actually, if Perry had demonstrated ability to cover or look less than dreadful in the open field
    Hyde would have improved the safety position. Peppers should be an improvement (hard to see how he couldn't be). Having Bulaga back should be an improvement.

    Wideouts and cover corners...gotta have them...and wideouts in particular need a year to learn their trade.

    A trade down with Cleveland would have gotten us another 3rd. rounder. At that point we could have taken either Lee or Nix (to replace Raji and add bulk at DE in base when the situation calls for it). Then in the 2nd. round and 3 third rounders I would have been looking for a CB, S, ILB and OLB with those picks.
     
  4. captainWIMM

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    There´s no guarantee Hyde would have improved the safety position. Safety was one of the biggest needs going into the draft and Thompson addressed it in the first round. It´s possible both WR and CB could become an issue in 2015 (depending on who will be re-signed after next season), but we should be fine at those positions going into 2014. I´m still in favour of drafting a WR today and a CB tomorrow, but I´m totally fine with selection Clinton-Dix in the first.
     
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  5. Vrill

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    I have watched every single Alabama game since Dix was starting for them (Im a die hard Alabama fan and I know and understand their roster and players very well) as well as SEC Football in general.

    Clinton Dix is the most talented player to come out of that secondary since Nick Saban came to Alabama. He was the QB of their secondary and the REAL leader of their defense despite the accolades that Mosley got. Dix was their vocal leader. He was always in guys faces on the sideline trying to help them pick their games up if they were struggling.

    He reminds me of Darren Sharper. If I had to compare him to an NFL player past or present, then Darren Sharper is very much that player. We all know the kind of player that Sharper was too. So if hes anything like Sharper was, then we'll be more than happy.

    Also, dont forget, Saban pulls his defense when the Tide starts blowing out teams. So Alabama defenders will not have gaudy statistics. Even though Dix's stats were not that bad in themselves. However, if Dix played for Ohio State, or some other team that had to play all four quarters habitually, then his statistics would have been gaudy. He'd have easily been a 100+ tackle, 5 INT per year type of Safety in College if he had played for someone else other than Alabama.

    Dix was absolutely the best overall Safety in this draft.

    He would have been a first round pick in last years draft too.

    He'll be starting on day 1 and I will not be surprised if hes calling the shots in our secondary from day 1 either. Hes a smart player.
     
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  6. HardRightEdge

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    Anybody could improve the safety position. I don't think it can be underestimated how a bad a football player M.D. Jennings is.
    Nope. The Packers assigned him the number.
     
  7. captainWIMM

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    Probably true. Neverthless I expect Clinton-Dix to have more of an impact that Hyde would have been able to provide.
     
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    I like drafting Dix and keeping Hyde at corner. Can never have enough corners in this passing league, especially with Hayward having hamstring injuries, which could very well happen again.
     
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    I would not necessarily argue with that. But we've seen Hyde play NFL football and he belongs.

    Like I said, I'm OK with the pick. But that's a 1st. round pick that could have gone elsewhere.
     
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    You can never have enough Safeties and CBs in this league. Flexibility is a good thing.
     
  11. captainWIMM

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    Hyde will get snaps in the dime package. It´s not a bad thing having Hyde as the #6 DB on the depth chart. IMO drafting Clinton-Dix was the obvious choice.
     
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    Carl... read this clowns comments on Ted. No need to even respond to him. A complete ted hating azzhat.
     
  13. brandon2348

    brandon2348 GO PACK GO!

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    I am hoping for a trade up and snag "Jordan Matthews"
     
  14. captainWIMM

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    There´s a slim possibility he´ll drop to #53.
     
  15. brandon2348

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    Then take "Smallwood" with comp pick.
     
  16. brandon2348

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    I don't think he makes it past Cleveland
     
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    Not anymore as it looks like Gordon is suspended for the year.
     
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    It´s possible they´ll trade up for Marqise Lee with the possible suspension of Josh Gordon.
     
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    Totally agree. The only guy on the board I think that might of been worthy of 21st pick other then Clinton-Dix was "jordan Matthews"
     

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