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4/21 trade back mock

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by tm1119, Apr 21, 2014.

  1. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    I'm going to go with a scenario where Barr, Donald, and Lewan are off the board leaving Jerry to scramble looking for a trade back. He gets the Panthers to trade up for a WR like Cooks/OBJ getting a 3rd and 5th.

    1st round- Jeremiah Attaochu DE /LB Georgia Tech- Barr is gone before we pick in the 1st so we trade back and get a player in Attaochu that is extremely similar while picking up extra picks as well. While his athletic ability isn't quite as elite as Barr, he is still an incredible athlete who is a much more polished football player. Disruptive force as a nickel pass rusher day 1 with a very high ceiling for the future.

    Round 2- Dominique Easley DT/DE Florida- Injury risk aside Easley is without a doubt a top 20 talent in this draft not far behind Donald. He might have the fastest burst off of the line I've ever seen from an interior d line player. Can play both SDE and DT. The risk is worth the very high reward here in the 2nd.

    Round 3- Billy Turner OT/OG North Dakota- The coaching staff seems to love him and for good reason. Big frame, long arms, and quick feet. Competes for a G spot right away and could slide to RT year 2 or continue on to a very successful career as a guard.

    Round 3- Chris Smith DE Arkansas- Stocky strong frame with 34" arms. Good burst off of the line with a great motor. Pass rush worries are now a thing of the past with Attaochu, Easley, and Smith added to the roster.

    Round 4- Devin Street WR Pitt- Good size and speed combo with reliable hands. Leaves Pitt as the all time leading pass catcher. Very underrated with the possibility to be a contributor day 1.

    Round 5- Antone Exum FS/CB Va Tech- Big versatile guy with 4.4 speed who has experience at both CB and FS. His size, strength, and speed should make him very useful in sub packages against the pass.

    Round 5- Matt Pachal OT Boston College- Very highly regarded high school prospect who originally went to Florida back in 08. That's pretty much where it went downhill for him as he was often injured with everything from a gunshot wound to torn acl. Through all that he ended up at BC with a very good senior year paving the way for the nation's leading rusher. Great athlete that still has a ton of potential if he can stay on the field.

    7th round + Comp picks (we trade 1 7th for a 6th next year)

    Marquis Flowers OLB Arizona- Played both LB and S. 6'3 230 with 4.55 speed. Reminds me a lot of Holloman.

    George Atkinson III RB Notre Dame- 6'1 210 with 4.48 speed and a lot of tread on the tires

    Keith Price QB Washington- I like him and think he has a good shot of being a successful backup at least. Good kid and a leader.

    Zach Kerr DT Delaware- Big, strong, and surprisingly quick. Could possibly make the roster.

    Brandon Dixon CB NW Missouri State- 6' 200 lbs with speed. Worth a shot.
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  2. xwalker

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    1st round- Jeremiah Attaochu DE /LB Georgia Tech- Barr is gone before we pick in the 1st so we trade back and get a player in Attaochu that is extremely similar while picking up extra picks as well. While his athletic ability isn't quite as elite as Barr, he is still an incredible athlete who is a much more polished football player. Disruptive force as a nickel pass rusher day 1 with a very high ceiling for the future.
    Attaochu is difficult to evaluate. I love his quickness/athleticism. He's probably then best athlete as an outside rusher after the top 3; however, he is too often very easily blocked. He can't seem to power threw blocks when OLinemen get a hand on him.

    I would prefer to see if he is available at 47 or possibly trade up a little in the 2nd.


    Broaddus says that the Cowboys definitely have Lawrence ranked above Attaochu, but who knows for certain.

    Round 2- Dominique Easley DT/DE Florida- Injury risk aside Easley is without a doubt a top 20 talent in this draft not far behind Donald. He might have the fastest burst off of the line I've ever seen from an interior d line player. Can play both SDE and DT. The risk is worth the very high reward here in the 2nd.
    I "think" I'm on board with this pick. It seems early considering the risk, but the upside is difficult to pass up. It's really a decision for the team doctor's more than the scouts.

    Round 3- Billy Turner OT/OG North Dakota- The coaching staff seems to love him and for good reason. Big frame, long arms, and quick feet. Competes for a G spot right away and could slide to RT year 2 or continue on to a very successful career as a guard.
    This is my #1 pet cat. I think he would be a terrific Zone Blocking Guard or RT.

    Round 3- Chris Smith DE Arkansas- Stocky strong frame with 34" arms. Good burst off of the line with a great motor. Pass rush worries are now a thing of the past with Attaochu, Easley, and Smith added to the roster.
    I think this is about the right spot for this player. He has a good burst and plays fairly well against the run.

    Round 4- Devin Street WR Pitt- Good size and speed combo with reliable hands. Leaves Pitt as the all time leading pass catcher. Very underrated with the possibility to be a contributor day 1.
    This is a good area to take a WR in this draft.

    Round 5- Antone Exum FS/CB Va Tech- Big versatile guy with 4.4 speed who has experience at both CB and FS. His size, strength, and speed should make him very useful in sub packages against the pass.
    Is he really a 4.4 guy? He ran a 4.58 and 4.59 at the combine and Pro Day. I do like the idea of a DB with some size.

    Round 5- Matt Pachal OT Boston College- Very highly regarded high school prospect who originally went to Florida back in 08. That's pretty much where it went downhill for him as he was often injured with everything from a gunshot wound to torn acl. Through all that he ended up at BC with a very good senior year paving the way for the nation's leading rusher. Great athlete that still has a ton of potential if he can stay on the field.
    I've studied this player. I'm not sure that he is good enough when healthy to draft consider the extreme number of injury issues that he has had.

    7th round + Comp picks (we trade 1 7th for a 6th next year)

    I like these 3:
    Marquis Flowers OLB Arizona- Played both LB and S. 6'3 230 with 4.55 speed. Reminds me a lot of Holloman.
    Zach Kerr DT Delaware- Big, strong, and surprisingly quick. Could possibly make the roster.
    Brandon Dixon CB NW Missouri State- 6' 200 lbs with speed. Worth a shot.

    Need to review:
    George Atkinson III RB Notre Dame- 6'1 210 with 4.48 speed and a lot of tread on the tires
    Keith Price QB Washington- I like him and think he has a good shot of being a successful backup at least. Good kid and a leader.
  3. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    He is quite similar to Barr in that aspect. I do think he's a more violent player, which is a major difference.
  4. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Give critchton or lawrence over Attaochu and another DT somewhere maybe 5th over Pachal and you would have me sold
  5. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Do people seriously think Jerry is going to use 4 straight picks on linemen? I don't see it happening.
  6. 50cent

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    A man can pray, can't he?!
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  7. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    For those saying Lawrence, what kind of pass rusher do you think he will be in the NFL? Every time I watch him I come away slightly disappointed. I just don't see a very impressive burst for a guy only 255 pounds. I will agree that he is probably more of a complete player and better vs the run then guys like Barr and Attaochu, but I'm not sure I see him being a potential elite pass rusher at the next level.
  8. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Yes more violent is a good description. Barr does have better length. Attaochu was really engulfed by the big OT Moses.
  9. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Good mock. I like it.
  10. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    4 might be too much for him, but I can definitely see 2 d linemen and 1 o lineman in rounds 1-4. I dont think there is any denying that we need minimum 2 d linemen and 1 og at least fairly high in this draft. I probably could have went with another position other than OT with the 2nd 5th to make it a little more realistic though.
  11. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I didn't mean to say I don't like your mock, I do.

    I just don't think Jerry would like it lol

    I can easily see him justifying 1 and 1

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