Ingram overtaking Upshaw?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by TheCount, Jan 26, 2012.

  1. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    It's starting to look more and more like Ingram will be the 3-4 OLB off the board first, which is probably not good news for us, because that first guy will be off the board by 14 in my opinion.

    The Bills are going to snatch one of these guys up, I prefer Ingram to Upshaw personally but I could be wrong. Upshaw is no slouch, but I have this odd feeling this is like Ware/Merriman all over again. One of these guys will be a star and the other may show flashes, but probably won't live up to the selection.

    Or am I reading this all wrong?

    If, at the combine, Ingram puts up better #'s than Upshaw, I think it's a wrap.
  2. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    i have been saying the same thing,somebody will take him ahead of us(maybe the Bills).
  3. Sledge

    Sledge New Member

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    I'd perfer Ingram also...

    Upshaw is to slow for coverage duties....interesting rusher... I wouldnt take him with a first round pick...
  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    I envision Upshaw as a Carl Banks type talent in the NFL. Plays the run better than Spencer and rushes the passer about the same. Nothing wrong with it, just not sure I want it at 14. I think Ingram is the better pass rusher and is gone ahead of 14.
  5. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    I think Ingram goes ahead of us, barring a draft season blunder. Maybe top 10 depending on what happens over the next couple months
  6. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    I said this a month ago. But no one listens.

    I like Upshaw but he isn't even the best LB on his own college team.
    Donta Hightower is a better overall LB.
  7. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Just vote "no" to any 3-4 OLB taken at 14.
  8. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    I would not take either one of them in the first.
  9. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    I'm all in on DeCastro at #14, so to be, either one of these guys is a drop off but it's worth noting based on our situation with Spencer.
  10. rester

    rester Benched

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    well the only 2 I would consider at 14 are

    Decastro or Ingram

    but if both are gone I go CB
  11. batman36

    batman36 Active Member

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    Should it matter if know one 'listens' to, or 'agrees' with our stated opinion on a message board? That's right there with the way over used 'is it just me?, or am I the only one?' platitude. You have an opinion like everyone else that posts here. It's okay when others see things differently.
  12. SDogo

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

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    I tend to agree. Unless someone falls (Luck, Blackmon, Kalil, Griffin, Claiborne, Martin) it's DeCastro or trade at 14 or at least that's how I'm feeling at this stage.
  13. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Frankly all those Alabama guys scare me a little bit just because the collective unit was so dominant it can cause you to overrate the individual parts. Not unlike the Miami Hurricanes defense in 2002/2003 when you had Phillip Buchannon, William Joseph and Jerome McDougal going in the first round.
  14. cobra

    cobra Salty Bastard

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    There is no 3-4 OLB worth taking in the top 15.

    This is a weak, weak year for them. We'll get a better one in the first round next year regardless of where we pick in the top 32.

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