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A 3-4 DE v. OT?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Teague31, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Since it is getting more and more likely the pick will be an OT or DE, I think the front office is out of their mind if they take Watt or Jordan at 9 over smith. Heck I would take Costanzo before Watt/Jordan. A 3-4 DE is not an impact player and never will be.

    On the other hand, an OT in passing league is invaluable.

    If we were running a 4-3 I could see the logic in taking a DE this high but not in a 3-4. I remember the Chiefs taking Tyson Jackson #3 overall to play end in their 3-4. Terrible pick.
  2. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    I would go with OT before the 3-4 end myself.

    1. Trade up for PP.
    2. Stay put and just take Smith.
    3. Trade down and take one of Castonzo, Watt or Jordan.
  3. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    I honestly am not too fond of the DE class this year I think watt is decent and jordan also. But not worthy of a top 10 pick. Like I have been saying i'd like to move up for pp and a trade down and take an ol. but de I know is a need but I do not see one coming in and making that drastic of an impact
  4. ThreeandOut

    ThreeandOut Well-Known Member

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    I'm going OT because that player can potentially start at RT and also be your swing tackle.
  5. Bigdog

    Bigdog Well-Known Member

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    I agree and this is a qb driven league. Need to protect Romo.
  6. jblaze2004

    jblaze2004 Well-Known Member

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    and help our lackluster run game. Leonard Davis and Columbo both gets abused in the run game. For Davis to be so big and strong he sucks at run blocking:laugh2:
  7. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    I will pick a OT in the 1st because I think this draft 3-4 DE class is deep and I can find a starting caliber 3-4 DE in the bottom 2nd or early 3rd than I can find a starting caliber OT in the late 2nd or 3rd round. I will take Tyron Smith or Castanzo and Kenrick Ellis or Jarvis Jenkins than I would like Watt and Carpenter
  8. UnoDallas

    UnoDallas Benched

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    OT in the first

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