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DeCastro at 14 is stupid

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by GloryDaysRBack, Feb 5, 2012.

  1. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Arizona is the team that I most fear would grab DeCastro right before our pick.

    Hypothetical question for the 'pro DeCastro' crowd - if you were really concerned about losing him, would you pay the price to trade up to #12?
  2. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    As much as I like him, no I would not move up.
  3. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    I think it would depend on what happened going to pick 11. And of course what happened in FA and at the Combine. If we swung and missed for Nicks or Grubbs, then I would have to really think hard about trading up to make sure we get him.
  4. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I just think because we have quite a few holes to deal with I would hate to give up the extra pick on anyone in this draft. Morris Claiborne would be the only exception at least for me.
  5. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have a draft chart handy to tell us what a move from 14-12 would cost?
  6. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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  7. Cowboy Brian

    Cowboy Brian Romo 2 Austin Zone Supporter

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    I see DeCastro being mocked to the Cardinals quite a bit.


    DeCastro or Riot.
  8. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    That has been outdated for a while and I'd think it would be even more so now that the rookie wage scale is in effect.

    Just guessing, I would have to think a 3rd to move from 14 to 12.
  9. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    I agree that is would likely take a 3rd rd pick to move up 2 spots. At this stage I would say the only player I would move up for should for some unknown reason he slides is Claiborne. I don't see that happening but strangers things have happened in the past
  10. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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  11. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    So you had rather pass on an elite prospect that fits a need and a good prospect and draft two good prospects ?
  12. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    The Cards and the Chiefs are reported to really like DeCastro , so I'm sure that Dallas will have other prospects , in positions of need , that they would go with .
  13. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    That seems to be the case . It kinda explains our current line problems .
  14. jterrell

    jterrell Penguinite

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    What are you talking about?
    What "experts" have him rated so highly???

    He is generally rated the 10th to 15th best player in this draft. That is hardly super elite. We draft 14th which means for us he is at best a minimal value pick at a position with moderate at best value.


    Until we get to the combine the rankings are just darts tossed at walls.

    If Kalil, Coples or Claiborne drops to us should we still draft DeCastro?
  15. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    If the Cowboys signed Nicks or Grubbs or Mathis, then I would be OK with by-passing DeCastro at #14.
  16. jnday

    jnday Well-Known Member

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    I could live with that as well . It would be a expensive FA option though and a lost opportunity to fix the line with a strong lineman class .
  17. Zaxor

    Zaxor Virtus Mille Scuta

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    tell me first what a elite guard can do that a good guard can't
  18. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    the only reason Claiborne would drop that far is that someone found something really wrong. And if that was the case we would not want him either. Same with Kalil.

    Frankly it is stupid to draft borderline difference makers like Coples or upshaw or Ingram when you could have the best player in the draft at one position of NEED.
  19. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    well how about taking on someone like Suh one on one.

    I guess you just do not understand what kind of edge that gives an offense. But then that does not surprise me.
  20. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    Yea, but all in the draft is based upon going against collegiate talent. No one knew that Erik Williams would own Reggie White and was at best described as good coming in. And yea, 'The Preacher' had to say his prayers against Erik.

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