Originally Posted by Ntegrase96
That's where I disagree with you. Of course I agree with the principle that building up the trenches is the best way to go, but I for one never saw this team getting fixed in one year.
Therefore I'm not looking at adding 2 corners as an awful decision.
How would you feel if they beef up the defensive and offensive lines this coming year and already have the corners behind them ready to go?
I honestly don't think there's a correct way to build a team in terms of which players you get first... not in today's league at least. So acquire the talent where you can, and then fill in later.
And it's my belief that there is far more 'trench talent' this year than DB.
We have different philosophies and that's fine. But I'd rather have a few studs in important positions than a lot of B players in many positions (we saw a lot of that in the past, and it wasn't pretty). You have to sacrifice to do that.
I'd like to have the best players everywhere on the field. It's just not realistic in this era of salary cap football. You have to pick and choose where to spend. Now we're sitting here just as needy along the offensive and defensive lines this spring, but with 6 picks and less cap room.
I'll be honest, I wouldn't have loved committing 50 million and 1st and 2nd round picks on two offensive linemen. I'd like it a heck of a lot more than two cornerbacks but that's still an alarming amount of resources on two players. They'd have to be a couple of All Pros to justify it.