Dan the Man Mock 5.0

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by dantheman41, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. dantheman41

    dantheman41 Well-Known Member

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    This will probably be my 2nd to last mock before the draft. I have carefully thought about this. This would be an ideal scenario:

    1st Round - Anthony Barr DE - Starting RDE. Could potentially drop to us, and give us a great player.

    2nd Round - Dominique Easley DT - IF he checks out medically he could be the steal of the draft. Easily a top 10 player on tape. Extremely disruptive.

    3rd Round - Aaron Murray QB - Don't think he gets out of the 3rd round. Gives us one of the best QBs in the draft to groom for a year or two and fully recover from knee injury.

    4th Round - Trai Turner G - Only 20 years old, and has all the upside in the world. Can really be developed and fight for a starting spot as soon as this year.

    5th Round - Kevin Pierre-Louis OLB - Will give us the speed we need at the weak side linebacker spot. Can really run, and extremely instinctual. One of my favorite late round guys on tape.

    6th Round (Trade 2 of 7th Rounders) - Jamea Thomas FS - Huge ceiling, and will only get better. Has the coverage ability we are looking for. Routinely covers the slot receivers. Little undersized, but has the physical tools to make up for it. Will make his mark on special teams, which he is excellent at.

    7th Round - Ken Bishop DT - Really nice player who can play 3 tech in this scheme.

    7th Round - Matt Hazel WR - Small school guy who produced at Coastal Carolina. Cowboys familiar with.

    7th Round - JC Copeland FB/LB - Can play either spot well. Has the size and athletic ability.

    7th Round - Silas Redd RB - Big upside, low risk.
  2. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    I like the players.

    I think Turner could go higher.

    I don't see the fit with Copeland.
  3. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Take out Murray and I would love it.

    We also might have to take Turner in the 3rd, which I'd have no problem with.
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  4. brooksey1

    brooksey1 Well-Known Member

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    I like it. I would like to see another defensive end. Ken Bishop looks like a beast on tape, we may have to take him earlier.
  5. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    I think we gamble with Easley -we seem to like those high impact players who are injured in the 2nd round. I would prefer to trade down and take Shazier and pick up another draft pick though. Everything else looks great to me.
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  6. starfrombirth

    starfrombirth Well-Known Member

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    Shazier won't make it out of the 2nd rnd. Dude it's a linebacker who runs sub 4.4! Someone is going to take a chance.
  7. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    I like all the players. As xwaker said it appears Turner goes a round higher.
    I would love Murray
  8. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    First two picks have extreme potential but are huge risks. This could be a home run or a strike out draft. No real certainties.
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  9. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    Why not with Copeland as a lead blocker?
  10. AKATheRake

    AKATheRake Well-Known Member

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    I like it.
  11. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I really like the late round picks here. Good job
  12. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    With Garrett's defense, they would have preferred a FB that is also a very good receiving threat. Millard would be perfect in that role.

    Linehan only used his FB an average of about 2 snaps per game, IIRC.

    Most NFL offenses that use a FB want that multidimensional player, not just a battering ram. There were some good blocking FBs in the league last year that had hard time keeping a job.
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  13. cowboyschmps3

    cowboyschmps3 Well-Known Member

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    I agree with you on Millard, since he can be kind of a fullback/h-back receiving threat, Copeland would be a more traditional FB
  14. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    That's what I am saying - trade down in the first round and make shazier a later 1st round pick and then take easley

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