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Fredd's End of March Mock

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Fredd, Mar 29, 2014.

  1. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    This assumes no trades by anyone (of course there will be some). I used the NFL draft spreadsheet and took guys that were in the range of where we pick (new updated spreadsheet coming soon)

    1st (#16): Anthony Barr, OLB/DE, UCLA - he could be there when Dallas picks, especially if some of the QBs gaining steam jump into the mix (see: Carr)
    alternate: Zack Martin, OG/OT, Notre Dame

    2nd (#47): Xavier Su'a-Filo, OG, UCLA - arguably the best OG in the draft, immediate starter between the F boys (Fred and Free)
    alternate: Scott Crighton, DE, Oregon St

    3rd (#78): Chris Smith, DE, Arkansas love, love, love this kid's motor, one of my pet cats
    alternate: Kelcy Quarles, DT, South Carolina

    4th (#119): Joel Bitonio, OT, Nevada - this kid's stock just keeps rising. You get him and the "X" man and you have an amazing future Offensive Line for, oh, about 10 years
    alternate: Martavis Bryant, WR, Clemson

    5th (#158): Aaron Lynch, DE, South Florida - loved him when he was recruited in South Bend; he needs the right type of DLine coaching to maximize his efforts and that is something the team has in spades
    alternate: Calvin Barnett, DT, Oklahoma St

    7th (#229): Bennett Jackson, CB, Notre Dame - the guy has "it", played well for Notre Dame, could see time in the nickel early (4th DB on the field)

    7th (#231): Zack Kerr, DT, Delaware - small school guy with a lot of potential

    7th (#238): Prince Shembo, LB, Notre Dame - a guy that always seemed to be around the ball; he may be gone at this point

    7th (#248): Zach Fulton, OG, Tennessee - more depth for the interior of the OL

    7th (#251): Silas Redd, RB, USC - the guy played well for Penn State before bolting for USC; was very highly recruited coming out of HS; potential to be a good or a bust

    7th (#254): John Brown, WR, Pittsburgh St - the guy impressed me at the combine, so I use a pick on him - hey, you never know, he could be that one speedy guy we need in the return game


    As you can see, I put a premium on DE and OL, I feel the guys brought in in FA will bolster the DT position enough and you move Crawford in there as well. If you get the two OL, then we could be set there for quite a while

    What say you?


    Note: if you want to participate in making the Cowboyszone Big Board, click this link and enter you top 100 (or even your first round projections); it is updateable later if you want to change your mind; just remember to put your username at the top

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AoBGPWKdYxpndEdseXlZT2I5aFJULUIzTzJkOElvNVE&usp=sharing

    This can also be found in the NFL Draft Spreadsheet thread along with the Excel spreadsheet tool that can be used for the draft
  2. Bigdog

    Bigdog Well-Known Member

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    Like it but Bitino and Su-Filo will not make it to our picks where you project them. I don't think Crichton makes it to where we pick in the 2nd either. Still, I would love this draft.
  3. Chris in Arizona

    Chris in Arizona I am Death

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    I really only like the 1st and 2nd round picks but they more than make up for the rest of the draft.
  4. Woods

    Woods Active Member

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    Maybe use the 4th or 5th rounder on a WR? Unless you think we pick up a vet in FA. We are going to need a guy who can play on the outside and who can see the field pretty quickly. I'm thinking of Austin's replacement.

    Otherwise, I really would love to get the first two picks.
  5. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    Melton needs a 1tech next to him
  6. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    I like it. The first two guys would really help.

    My favorite pick you had was the Prince Shembo pick. Love his toughness and athleticism. A bit of a tweener for us but I still like him.
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  7. bodi

    bodi Active Member

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    Bennett Jackson, CB, Notre Dame - the guy has "it", played well for Notre Dame, could see time in the nickel early (4th DB on the field)
    Zack Kerr, DT, Delaware - small school guy with a lot of potential
    Prince Shembo, LB, Notre Dame - a guy that always seemed to be around the ball; he may be gone at this point

    I rally like all three guys - plus 1 and 2 if he falls that far
  8. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I don't see any of the top 4 picks falling to us.
  9. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    Barr would be an excellent pick if available.

    I just don't see Su'a-Filo available at #47. He's probably the 1st or 2nd Guard taken.

    Chris Smith would be good if available in the 3rd.

    I think Bonito is would be best as a Guard.

    Aaron Lynch is definitely worth the gamble. If I grade him just on his good games and don't consider his mental makeup issues, I have him rated as the 2nd best DE in this draft.

    I'm a big fan of both Calvin Barnett and Zach Kerr.

    Shembo would be a good pick if available that late.

    I keep seeing Zach Fulton in mocks and I can't figure out why so many people are picking the same random guy.
  10. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    thanx for the comments.

    I think my 2nd rounder is the most likely to not be there, but when I was picking guys, I was looking at a range of players that should be near that particular pick. I think that Barr could fall to #16 but it will be dependent upon other guys moving up in the draft

    I would not mind seeing my alternate picks in the first 5 rounds wearing the star as well
  11. Bcrav4

    Bcrav4 Member

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    I think a fullback will probably be selected as well, as the Cowboys seem to really like the idea of having one on the team.
  12. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    Trey Millard from Oklahoma would be a great FB selection for the Cowboys.
  13. Tobal

    Tobal Well-Known Member

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    I've been mocking Millard in my latest mocks (I don't subject you guys to all my mocks)
  14. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    I was all over Su'a-Filo in like, December. Think he's going to be a great Guard for 10+ years.

    If we walked away from this draft with Barr and Su'a-Filo, I would be happy as a clam. But it's going to be tough to stand pat and get them both, I would imagine.

    We'll see though! Wouldn't mind a mild trade up between 10-15 for Barr.
  15. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    I hope we get a punter in the 7th round too. Chris Jones is not that good.
  16. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Not sure if a few those guys will be there, but there are always several players that drop further than expected.
    In any case, I like it.
  17. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

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    I think we'll definitely spend a 7th on a Punter or bring one in for UDFA.

    We gave Chris Jones an insurance policy deal this off-season but you can tell the team is far from sold on him. He's serviceable. Won't lose a game for you.

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