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

Norm Draft Day tidbits...

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by InmanRoshi, Apr 26, 2012.

  1. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

    18,334 Messages
    79 Likes Received
    As usual I can't tell if this is Norm's opinions or what he's heard from his sources...

    -- Doesn't believe reports that Dallas is trading up for Barron. They really like a lot of the players in the 3rd and 4th round.

    -- They've fallen back in love with DeCastro, particularly after he said he would be willing to play center. Of course they would love an opportunity to get Cox, but it will probably come down to a choice between Barron and DeCastro at 14, and Brockers has fallen behind those two. Between DeCastro and Barron a bluechip player will be there at #14 who will be ready to step in as a Day 1 starter.

    -- Cowboys aren't touching the character risks of Coples, Jenkins, Jeffery, Denard. Also Dre Kirkpatrick and Bruce Irvin.
  2. SDogo

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

    13,899 Messages
    5 Likes Received
    Example 1A of why waiting till the last minute to do a mock is bad. More often then not, the word you hear a month ago is what it is.
  3. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

    1,394 Messages
    114 Likes Received
    Thank God.
  4. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Lost in the Woods Zone Supporter

    6,592 Messages
    1,636 Likes Received
    Trade back with the Chargers and still land Decastro?
  5. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

    37,395 Messages
    5,391 Likes Received
    Thanks IR.

    Of course, I always take anything Norm says with a tub of salt, (a grain just isn't enough) but #2 and #3 seem pretty sound. #1 is obviously just Norm's opinion.

    I'm on board with #3. Though, I *could* make an exception with Irvin if I can get him late enough. As for the Coples and Jenkins, I wouldn't touch them. (don't know much about the others)
  6. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

    18,334 Messages
    79 Likes Received
    Norm seems to think the most likely trade scenerio would involve DeCastro and Barron sitting there at #14 equally rated, and the Cowboys moving back a couple of spots with the Jets at #16 knowing they would take Barron and the Cowboys would then take DeCastro at #16.
  7. JBell523

    JBell523 That's still my Quarterback

    4,214 Messages
    2,446 Likes Received

    They're not in love with Barron as much as we think. Or maybe they're confident in one of the 2nd tier safeties like Harrison Smith, Iloka or Taylor.
  8. VACowboy

    VACowboy Well-Known Member

    5,632 Messages
    1,774 Likes Received
    I hope one of the scenarios Norm paints is how it falls.

    Gimme DeCastro and the Jets' #154 and 2013 third-rounder.

    (They have no 4th-round selection this year.)
  9. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

    8,572 Messages
    3,861 Likes Received
    My head hurts.
  10. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

    88,018 Messages
    10,948 Likes Received
    I would go for that as well.
  11. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

    5,659 Messages
    166 Likes Received
    HAHA. Wait until 8 tonight all will be better...
  12. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

    4,731 Messages
    996 Likes Received
    I am slightly relieved that there is better than a slim chance for us to draft Decastro now, before this I was thinking maybe 15% chance.
  13. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Well-Known Member

    1,552 Messages
    455 Likes Received
    I have no problem taking DeCastro at #14.
  14. HardHittin'Witten

    HardHittin'Witten This ain't Madden

    2,771 Messages
    401 Likes Received
    DeCastro at #14 would make me happy.
  15. dmq

    dmq If I'm so pretty, why am I available?

    7,006 Messages
    350 Likes Received
    Suddenly I am excited about tonights draft again.

  16. VACowboy

    VACowboy Well-Known Member

    5,632 Messages
    1,774 Likes Received
    Oh, me either. But if the Jets wanna hand me a coupla mid-round picks and I can still grab DeCastro two picks later, why not? Philthy isn't trading back.
  17. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

    9,857 Messages
    1,467 Likes Received
    Can't see thru all the smoke in here.
  18. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

    25,565 Messages
    5,072 Likes Received
    Anyone that thinks Norm has insight into the Cowboys pick is in complete denial.
  19. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

    30,015 Messages
    13,432 Likes Received
    Same here.

    Looks like the odds are goin' up!

    And I would take him at #14 rather than taking any chances trading down.

    The Eagles could always bail at #15 to someone who wants to move up to get him (like San Diego?).
  20. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

    18,334 Messages
    79 Likes Received
    Actually, I've listened to him throughout the years and he's been pretty good at tipping off picks. Spencer, Jenkins, Felix, Sean Lee.

    Look around at the board today and all the stuff being thrown against the wall right before draft time. It's like this every year. Everyone is predicting everything. In about 7 hours the Dallas Cowboys will make their pick and revisionist history will be rewritten to say "Oh, everyone knew that's what they were going to do all along." B.S.

Share This Page