For the 2nd half of the Draft... SAFTEY!!!

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Dallas22, Apr 30, 2006.

  1. Dallas22

    Dallas22 New Member

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    I don't really follow College Football very much so I had one major question... what players that remain in the draft would still be able to make a run at starting along side Roy Williams at the other Saftey spot??? I would like to know what to look for in the Saftey position when the draft re-starts at 11am (EST).

    With our situation at the other Saftey position being below average (in my opinion) and having so many problems last season there, I'm really interested if it would be worth the Cowboys grabbing a Saftey in the 4th round (or later if possible). If there are no decent Saftey's that could challenge the current 2 that are going to battle it out in that spot as of now (Keith Davis vs Marcus Coleman), then the Cowboys should probably concentrate on adding depth at the O-Line and LB positions.

    Thanks in advance...


  2. alancdc

    alancdc Active Member

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    What about Darnell Bing from USC? He may be more like Roy, but I didn't see him go in the first 3 rounds. Some people had him going to Pitt in the 1st round?
  3. Cowboy4ever

    Cowboy4ever Well-Known Member

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    I like Simpson, but I really dont think we will draft a saftey. I think we will go to training camp with Coleman, Justin B. Pile and Davis going for the fS spot. I really dont think FS was ever a NEED to the coaching staff,, but we might get one now that we are in day 2, who knows.. I like KO and I think he would be an instant starter for us.
  4. stilltheguru

    stilltheguru Well-Known Member

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    we are waiting next year for michael griffin.yep
  5. twa

    twa Active Member

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    The kid from Florida State,(watkins?) seems like a good fit.

    Zemantis from Penn is interesting,but not a FS
  6. canters

    canters Well-Known Member

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    Watkins won't be there when we pick.,,,,but we can hope.
  7. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    Justin B. didnt play a down last he is basically your S pick this year. Offensive line is has yet to be addressed and is frightening.
  8. SDogo

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

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    Bing, Lowery and Simpson all off the board in the top 10 of round 4. Gonna miss the boat on this one dallas
  9. canters

    canters Well-Known Member

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    We are going to have to trade up to get Watkins. I guess BP has blind faith in Coleman. In Nov. when WRs and TE are killing Davis and Coleman, we will get he last laugh.
  10. DIAF

    DIAF DivaLover159

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    Boat's already sailed. Pat Watkins is the last hope for decent FS play in dallas in 2006. If we dont get him this round, this draft is toast. The only other decent S left is Greg Blue, but he's a SS.
  11. Race Bannon

    Race Bannon Active Member

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    Zemaitis has decent size for a corner could possibly transition to FS @ the pro level.
  12. Bizwah

    Bizwah Well-Known Member

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    Every year it seems like we have one major need that's ignored. In the past it's been a massive DT, a RT, WR, or LB. This year it's FS and OL. For some reason, we're ignoring these positions.

    Now, I'm all for BPA. But I think your draft board has to somewhat reflect the needs you have. I cannot understand the logic we've used this draft.

    Now, I like Fasano. I really do.....but if he's ranked 50th on your board, and there's a player you need ranked 52nd, then why not take the need player?

    FS was a disaster last year. Keith Davis is a good spot player....good for depth. Our secondary is outstanding at CB. Safety is lacking. I'm afraid we're going to do to Roy Williams what we did to LaRoi Glover. We never provided Glover with a big body next to him to maximize his effectiveness. Yes, he was always good....but we never got all we could out of him.

    I'm afraid we'll never get all we could out of Roy. He needs a complimentary piece to allow him to do what he does best. I'm afraid we'll go into next season having to use him to protect the deep half of the field.
  13. AmishCowboy

    AmishCowboy if you ain't first, you're last

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    I'am just wondering why we didn't use some of these picks to trade up in the 4th round, lots of good players were still there.
  14. D41lasCowboys31

    D41lasCowboys31 Member

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    Clayton reported the Saints are shopping Dwight Smith, which may not be true since Clayton is reporting it
  15. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    That is sure some fan talk there, "lets hope the Cowboys get beat so I can be right"

  16. canters

    canters Well-Known Member

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    Giants take Watkins at 124
  17. canters

    canters Well-Known Member

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    I hope I am wrong about Coleman and Davis getting abused, but we will see.
  18. zrinkill

    zrinkill Diamond surrounded by trash

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    Point is you want them to fail ..... so you can laugh.

    :rolleyes: Thats what "I will get the last laugh" Means.
  19. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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    Failing to address FS at this point is absolutely ridiculous. Fasano and Hatcher are ok picks, but I feel they both could have been available on the second day, and we really missed out on a great playmaking FS. Coleman is not the answer either. We will all be calling for his head by the middle of the season. Hopefully we can salvage a little bit here and still get Watkins from Florida St, our last chance of getting a play making FS this year.

    The only other option other than getting by with second rate FS play this year would be a trade for an Ed Reed type player, but I don't see that happening.
  20. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Wrong and wrong. They both would have been gone before the draft ended last night. BTW they are much more than "ok" picks.

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