1. Welcome to CowboysZone!  Join us!  Come on!  You know you want to!

Here is how I would break down the 11 draft picks

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Bungarian, Apr 2, 2014.

  1. Bungarian

    Bungarian Butt Monkey Zone Supporter

    2,629 Messages
    791 Likes Received
    The Boys will likely trade and end up with less than 11 but if they stayed here is what I hope they take...

    3 dl
    2 lb
    1 safety
    1 conerback
    1 rb
    1 wr
    2 ol

    Taking defense in the high rounds of course.
    waving monkey and CowboyFan74 like this.
  2. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

    6,563 Messages
    614 Likes Received
    now the questions are where and when, could make the difference of one good line and one stable line, or hopefully two solid lines. I really dont like our safeties, but the lines have got to be addressed.
  3. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

    12,401 Messages
    4,313 Likes Received
    Looks like a pretty good breakdown to me. I want at least 3 DL... really, I'd be ok with 4. A strong rotation there is vital to Marinelli's defense.

    I agree that I think they end up with a few less picks though. I hope they move up a couple of times to insure they get guys they really want.
  4. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

    54,413 Messages
    7,231 Likes Received
    When those positions are drafted means more to me than how many.
    JoeyBoy718 likes this.
  5. tvooz

    tvooz Member

    184 Messages
    7 Likes Received
    typically, 9 DL are carried. if 3 DL are added through the draft, won't there be too many?

    mincey
    bass
    mcclain
    melton
    crawford
    hayden
    selvie
    wilber
    draft_pick
    draft_pick
    draft_pick
  6. TonyRomo17

    TonyRomo17 Well-Known Member

    1,183 Messages
    506 Likes Received
    wilber will probably play LB, and if hayden is on the roster on week 1 the FO failed
  7. dcstands4

    dcstands4 Active Member

    653 Messages
    98 Likes Received
    Hayden will be on the roster I think rod likes him. ....I didn't notice we still had so many linemen
  8. Bungarian

    Bungarian Butt Monkey Zone Supporter

    2,629 Messages
    791 Likes Received
    Some get cut or ps
  9. Doomsay

    Doomsay Well-Known Member

    6,382 Messages
    1,186 Likes Received
    Hopefully, some get converted / consolidated into higher / future picks.
  10. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me?

    3,628 Messages
    870 Likes Received
    Jerry likes to get his new coaches a new toy, Rod got a FA, so he's set till at least the 2nd.
    Now it's time for a WR in the first, it will be a second round guy who Jerry will claim is a steal, who somebody else was about to snatch from underneath us. Scoreboard.
  11. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

    4,069 Messages
    969 Likes Received
    I'm willing to bet we don't draft 11 players. I'm guessing it will be 8.
  12. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

    27,976 Messages
    3,345 Likes Received
    I'm in favor of not selecting a RB, CB, and S and instead selecting 4 DL, 3 LB, and a QB.
  13. Tejano15

    Tejano15 Member

    407 Messages
    17 Likes Received
    Take RB out and put QB and I'm on board, I also don't think S, I think we will get a CB.
    casmith07 likes this.
  14. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

    26,694 Messages
    6,619 Likes Received
    Ultimately, this team tends to draft in terms of "openings". The idea being to draft to the number of open roster spots exist and most of the time the competition factor is judged by the incumbents that are slated to return. That means expect at least nine to be used. Areas where we "like where we are", I would not expect much and yes, that does mean safety.
  15. casmith07

    casmith07 I'm the best poster in the game!

    27,976 Messages
    3,345 Likes Received
    I think we will bring in a CB to try and push Sterling Moore off the roster, as much as I like him. It comes down to numbers and money. Our top three are Carr, Claiborne, and Scandrick, rightfully so. After that we have 1 year exp. BW Webb, who isn't going anywhere.

    We can probably only carry one more guy, maybe one on the practice squad. It'll be a camp battle for that 5th spot, with the team probably looking to add someone that costs only 6 figures instead of 7.

    We could bring in a safety with the departure of Danny McCray, but I doubt it. They're probably hoping that Matt Johnson can finally see meaningful time on the field, and I think at this point that's a bad idea.

    If Jimmie Ward is there in the 2nd round and we've already addressed DE or DT in the first, I would make the selection and let Heath, Johnson, and Hamilton battle for the bottom of the roster and pencil in Church and Ward as your starters with Wilcox an outside shot.
  16. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

    13,673 Messages
    968 Likes Received
    Hayden provides solid depth, he's a great #2-3 guy to have...
  17. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

    25,166 Messages
    13,069 Likes Received
    The draft for need stench is strong in this thread.
    tantrix1969 likes this.
  18. dirtycallahan

    dirtycallahan Active Member

    230 Messages
    59 Likes Received
    Watching the replay of the 92 championship game against the 49ers last night I started hoping they would draft a real full back this year.
  19. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

    26,694 Messages
    6,619 Likes Received
    Are there any Daryl Johnstons available to draft?
  20. ninja

    ninja Numbnuts

    6,021 Messages
    860 Likes Received
    Yeah, and these people crying 'draft for need' will likely be the first to complain when a rash of injuries hit a certain position we didn't draft.

    Even good depth can disappear in a heartbeat.

    The best drafts contain the following traits in my opinion:
    1) BPA
    2) Look 2-3 years down the road.
    3) Good balance
    Fla Cowpoke likes this.

Share This Page