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Anthony Barr would play RDE in Dallas

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  2. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Never a doubt in my mind. He very well could be in play for us
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  3. Cowboy_Ace

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    I know there's people on here that know every reason why he won't be our pick or shouldn't be, but I get a gut feeling he's gonna be good.
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  4. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I don't see him being a star immediately, but he could have more upside than even Clowney. Just started playing defense 2 years ago, and maybe switching from a 3-4 OLB to 4-3 DE. I can see him getting the hang of it in his 3rd year in the pros.
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  5. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    Liking DT in this Draft but if Barr slides, Jerry takes the quick twitch...I can deal with that.
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  6. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Barr's my number one hope for this draft. Followed by Donald.
  7. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    "There’s pros and cons to every team and everywhere you go, but if I were a Cowboy, that would be really a blessing, truly a dream come true – a team I watched growing up,” Barr said. “It would just be surreal. I would be really appreciative to be here.”

    Pretty great quote.
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  8. itsaboat

    itsaboat Well-Known Member

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    Marinelli turned a former RB into a pro bowl lineman. Could he do it again?
  9. theSHOW

    theSHOW Benched

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    That is hoping for hope. This Barr dude would be my worst nightmare of any pick in the 1st round.

    My number 1 too. Just that I'm hoping we don't pick him.
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  10. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    They are both my 1a and 1b. Either one would be a great pick in my book. Too bad they couldn't get both.
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  11. btcutter

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    This draft have more quality DT in the mid rounds. There are very few quality rush linebackers or defensive end. It may serve us better to pick up DE/rush linebacker in the first and find DT in the second and third.
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  12. Szczepanik

    Szczepanik Well-Known Member

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    Donald will NOT be there for us. I promise. How many years have we ever gotten a player that we all fell in love with? It rarely ever happens.

    Plus I think Barr will slip into our laps.

    I do think we will end up with 1 or the other.
  13. JDSTAR

    JDSTAR Active Member

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    Dez Bryant, Tyron Smith, Mo Claiborne
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  14. itsaboat

    itsaboat Well-Known Member

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    I hope we don't trade up this draft
  15. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    This is the kind of thought process that makes Barr hard to evaluate. I feel like people over state his potential because he has only played 2 years on defense. I understand the line of thinking, but I also think its a trap. If he is there we definitely need to consider him, but i'm not sure I would take him over Donald.
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  16. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I was all over Barr for a while, but I am definitely wary of getting Maybin.

    The positive is that he has a great attitude and appears to be a good, coachable kid. There no doubt he's a risk though.

    Considering the lack of pass rushers, and the fact that his greatest attribute is our biggest need, I am still inclined to take him at 16.
  17. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Same. Acquiring Melton cooled my jets on a DT early in the draft. I would still take Donald if he fell to 16, but if they both are there I would still take Barr.
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  18. Risen Star

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    Correct. If we're going to replace Ware's edge pressure we're going to have to do it in the first two rounds of this draft.
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  19. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    Yes we can get some good DTs in the later rounds but ....oh I just don't know if any of these DEs are going to pan out. Not many of the standard 4-3 DEs impress me a great deal (first round at 16 impress) other than Clowney who will not be there...So we have to take a chance on some of these guys that are probably better suited as the 3-4 OLB pass rushers. But again I agree...The DE position is the one that will go the quickest and we have a better shot at getting good DTs later.
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  20. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    I think the sweet spot for defensive ends is going to be from picks 22-42. There are a lot of guys in that range that I think can come in and help the defensive line. Crichton, Attoachu, Murphy, Jeffcoat, Tuitt, Lawrence....
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