1. Are you a gamer? Come join us at GameNotOver.com
    If you are a gamer, then GameNotOver is your new home! Whether you are a PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo, mobile or web gamer, you will find other gamers to talk with on GameNotOver where you can get help, share reviews of the latest games and gaming technology or even wax nostalgic over the gaming days of old. Come join us and help us grow GameNotOver into a wonderful community for gamers!
    Dismiss Notice

Expect a Trade Down In The First

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Hostile, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

    119,476 Messages
    4,103 Likes Received
    Looking Defense with 2 of the first 3 picks. Nothing about targets right now.
  2. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

    6,494 Messages
    744 Likes Received
    Please elaborate. Why should we expect a trade down? I fear trading down we are risking getting a more risky player. Something I don't think we can afford now.

    Also, if we are trading down, I would expect we are going after a particular needs and not a BPA. That would make me suspect a Konz or a simliar position type need is being chased.

    As long as it isn't Kirkpatrick or Pacman Jenkins.
  3. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

    29,903 Messages
    13,375 Likes Received

    Appreciate the info, as disheartening as it may be.
  4. fortdick

    fortdick Well-Known Member

    6,494 Messages
    744 Likes Received
    It still leaves open DeCastro in the first. Always thought they would go one in the first and the other in the second.
  5. CowboysLaw87

    CowboysLaw87 Well-Known Member

    653 Messages
    293 Likes Received
    I know you have an actual source, Hos, and I rely only on connecting the dots... but Jerry's words did strike me as sort of a "prepare yourself mentally for a trade down" type thing.

    Of course I'd need to know the picks we're getting back. I'm not overly hyped about any defenders that are likely to be there at #14, so I wouldn't be ultra opposed to a trade back, especially if we use that added picks to deal up in future rounds.
  6. SDogo

    SDogo Not as good as I once was but as good once as I ev

    13,899 Messages
    5 Likes Received
    Yup, been getting that vibe as well.

    You can focus on the four Alabama prospects after a trade down in Round 1.

    Upshaw, Kirkpatrick, Barron or Hightower.
  7. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

    5,965 Messages
    4,892 Likes Received
    Im ok with this. Hopefully Cox is still around.
  8. Tex

    Tex Active Member

    558 Messages
    34 Likes Received
    I see them wanting to trade down. Problem is everyone and their dog also appears to want to trade down. Not a very good position to be in.

    I think in their dreams they are envisioning(after one or MORE trades) getting a pick in the early 20's and another in the late first/early second.

    Which gets them someone with "potential" as an edge rusher and maybe Koonz or Zeitler later. I wish they would hang tight. Only way I would trade down is if Decastro is gone.

  9. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

    12,026 Messages
    4,689 Likes Received
    I am ok with this as long as we dont trade down all the way to the bottom of the first or even completely out of the first rd.
  10. Zaxor

    Zaxor Virtus Mille Scuta

    8,398 Messages
    1 Likes Received
    yup heard something very similiar
  11. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

    3,889 Messages
    1,176 Likes Received
    Thanks hos and sdogo. I'll be very pleased with a trade down and picking any of them listed then konz or hell another one of the ones listed lol
  12. GloryDaysRBack

    GloryDaysRBack Well-Known Member

    11,793 Messages
    3,823 Likes Received
    GOOD!!! This team has far too many holes and not enough picks. Love this plan
  13. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

    12,460 Messages
    61 Likes Received
    Trading down could make sense - depending who is still there at 14, obviously.

    But I was looking at nationalfootballpost.com, and Bunting has 13 players with the same grade of 7.0, starting with pick 14, interestingly enough.

    These players include
    M Adams
    M Floyd
    D Still
    J Jenkins
    C Fleener
    A Ta'amu
    B Thompson
    K Wright, and
    O Charles

    I'm not saying the Cowboys have 13 players with the same grade right around pick 14 (like Bunting does), but it could be that they too have quite a few players lumped together right around where we pick.

    Personally, I would have added Cox, Perry, and Gilmore to the list above and removed Ta'amu.
  14. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

    6,110 Messages
    484 Likes Received
    I like the idea.
    Trade back and get an extra 2nd hopefully.
    LB,OG,C,CB, DE first 4 rounds

    That one offense pick better be a OG or C. Either Zeitler or Konz.

    I excpect first 3 of 4 picks will be defense. Then we go offense the rest of the draft.
  15. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

    12,460 Messages
    61 Likes Received
    If we can get 4 picks in the Top 100 and a total of six in the Top 135, that will be sweet.
  16. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

    21,090 Messages
    8,069 Likes Received
    Get me some combination of Konz, Fleener, and Curry and I would sign off on it.
  17. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

    18,334 Messages
    79 Likes Received
    Jason: "Hey Nick, it's me ... Jason"

    Saban: "Oh, hey Jason, what's up?"

    Jason: "Not much. Just doing some homework. Hey, listen, in your opinion which one of your former players is the least overrated?"
  18. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

    119,476 Messages
    4,103 Likes Received
    The Cowboys are fielding talks for that pick. We are probably targeting Konz right now (I wish they'd just put DeCastro at Center), and then DB and DL with the next 2 picks.

    This is me guessing.
  19. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

    10,632 Messages
    3,408 Likes Received
    As long as we somehow get Brandon Thompson in this draft, I'll be happy.
  20. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

    33,446 Messages
    12,140 Likes Received
    The Morning News said today that after the FA period Jerry is really focused on getting the best defensive player available in the first round.

Share This Page