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News: BTB: Drafts? Who Needs Drafts?

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  1. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Drafts? Who Needs Drafts?

    Posted by Rafael at Saturday, September 03, 2011



    http://www.cowboysnation.com/2011/09/drafts-who-needs-drafts.html



    ... if you've got an elite quarterback?

    Sportswriters and fans everywhere are taking stock of their team's draft success and failures, as cut down day offers a reality check on recent selections. The Boston Globe's Patriots beat writer Greg Bedard tweeted this afternoon means that the team's release of safety Brandon Meriweather means the Pats entire 2007 draft has been cleared out.

    Minutes later, Bedard re-tweeted follower Harlan Geer's observation that of the 41 players the Patriots drafted from 2004 through 2008, only four, nose tackle Vince Wilfork, guard Logan Mankins, kicker Stephen Gostkowski and inside linebacker Jerod Mayo remain. (Geer missed '08 backup WR Matthew Slater, so there are five.)...
  2. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    all those picks they are piling up they will need to use to make up for those dud drafts.

    I wonder about all of this; people harp on Bellicek not needing BP; but I wonder if it is a cooincidence that after Crennel and Weis left not only has their playoff record gone into the toilet, but their drafting has sucked as well.

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