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Ourlad's Latest Mock Draft

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Avery, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. Avery

    Avery The Dog that Saved Charleston

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  2. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    OMG! DeMarcus Ware at #11? Reggie Brown at #20??

    Are these guys on crack or just stupid?
  3. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

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    Charlie Fry at #24 ??!!
  4. jksmith269

    jksmith269 Proud Navy Veteran 1990-1995

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    I actually like D. Ware (maybe at 20 not 11) I would take spears if Merriman were gone then trade the pick if both are gone and at 20 I'd take Ware over Pollack. Reggie Brown maybe in the second but not at 20
  5. Qwickdraw

    Qwickdraw Benched

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    I think both Reggie Brown and Demarcus Ware are going to be great values from this draft and have good NFL careers.
    But that early in the draft?
    No way.
  6. Juke99

    Juke99 ...Abbey someone

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    uh, yes.

  7. Cbz40

    Cbz40 The Grand Poobah

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    Probably both.
  8. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    Or they just had to much Pea Salad.... :)
  9. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    That really is horrible. Truly.
  10. trickblue

    trickblue Old Testament... Zone Supporter

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    I took Ourlad's guide for many years... this may be the worst mock they have ever done... it is Kiper-esque in it's logic...
  11. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Ourlad's doesn't try to predict what will happen in ther mocks. They project the draft according to what they would do with thosepicks.

    I respect that Ourlad's actually watches hundreds of hours of tape on each player. They may not fall in line with consensus, but at least their opinions are based on their own evaluations and not word of mouth. They also don't make strong opinions about players they've never seen play. They provide a nice balance from the other draftguys.
  12. edwardo

    edwardo New Member

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    I agree with the integrity of Ourlads; they do mostly independent stuff; their guide is as good as any and better than most. For example, they have a great chart on each team's roster and where each player came from and how. You can learn where any player for any team is at the moment and where that player came from and for what price. This is available free at their web site. What I really object to is the band wagon consensus crap that is out there; remember you have 32 teams providing disinformation. Alot of this is sucked into lazy mock drafts by sports writers and the like; Ourlads has nice stats on each player that they pull from sources that include more than the combine. I beleive Dallas will trade down twice and end up with one number one at about 22, and add to this a number one next year, and an extra two this year and an extra three or two extra fours. TUNA will turn this extra talent into gold.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    They have Charlie Frye rated as the top QB in this draft. I don't see it but hey, I don't do this for a living.
  14. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Actually, a correction, I was looking at their messageboard and it looks like Ourlad's has changed management from previous years. The previous longtime guy behind Ourlands, Tom Hepler, has retired. Its now being run by internet draftnik veteran Brian DeLucia and a former veteran NFL scout.
  15. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Sportingnews has us taken Troy Willaims WR SC at 11 and Spears at 20
  16. InmanRoshi

    InmanRoshi Zone Scribe

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    Lenny P states in his latest tip sheet that Brown may have moved up into the bottom of the 1st.

    Ware seems to be all over the place. Some teams like him in the 11-15 range, and other teams in the 23-30 range. It probably depends on how well he fits your particular defense.
  17. dwmyers

    dwmyers Well-Known Member

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    Brian's pretty good, IMO. I don't always agree with him, but a few years back, he'd tell you exactly what he thought.

    Brian had been hired by Fox Sports to act as a draftnik for them and ended up the casualty when the Fox site and SportingNews merged.

    I'm not saying the mock doesn't suck, it sucks bigtime, but I don't believe Brian sucks.


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