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Safest Pick?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by SilverStarCowboy, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    After Cox, Coples and DeCastro who is the SAFEST Draft Choice at 14?
     
  2. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't call Coples safe... but i'm going to go with Gilmore or Upshaw after that. I don't like the Upshaw pick though.
     
  3. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    Possibly Barron.

    I would say trade down may be safest option if DeCastro and Cox are gone.
     
  4. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't call Coples safe either. I think Gilmore and Barron are next on the list. Maybe Upshaw.
     
  5. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Luke Kuechly
    Kendall Wright
    Mark Barron
    Cordy Glenn
    Coby Fleener

    These guys strike me as safe, obviously we won't draft a WR or TE at 14 though.
     
  6. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    The 20 year old DT from LSU Brockers looks to be at least a safe pick...he could stud out.
     
  7. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    He is the player that I really don't know what to think about. He could end up being a solid player.....but the production just isn't really there. Doesn't have the high motor I think is required to play in the front 7. But like I said, I don't know what to think about him.
     
  8. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    I'd prefer Cox or Coples, but the next safest pick, imo, is Brockers.

    He is what he is....on day one he'd be better than any DE on the roster.

    Right now he can do his job versus the run and is a load to block 1-1. His potential to get even bigger, stronger, and more polished since he was only twenty this year, is staggering.

    He would be a starter for many years even if he didn't get better, but if he reaches his maturity and potential, he'll command double teams.
     
  9. DeepThreat

    DeepThreat New Member

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    Difficult question after Aaron Curry was viewed as the "safest" a few years ago. Never know.
     
  10. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    Luke Kuechly and a distant second would be Cordy Glenn.
     
  11. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Probably Barron, dont see much "bust potential" with him. He will be a good safey, maybe not probowl level, but he will be a good safety in the NFL.
     
  12. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Kuechly though I have seen him going as high as 9.
     
  13. JohnsKey19

    JohnsKey19 Well-Known Member

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    Obviously DeCastro. I think 3 out of the 4 'Bama prospects are extremely safe picks. They may not be "boom" prospects but the bust factor for all 3 is very low IMO. The only guy i question is Kirkpatrick.
     
  14. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Coples safe? Hardee-har-har.

    Don't think so.

    I would have to say Glenn.
     
  15. SDogo

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

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    This but my distant second is Barron.
     
  16. cowboy_ron

    cowboy_ron You Can't Fix Stupid

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    Gilmore or Barron I guess
     
  17. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Safest is DeCastro.
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    I'm not sure at 14 that is best, maybe it is. But safest? yes.

    Is there anyone out there that thinks DeCastro won't be a very, very good OG?
     
  18. jobberone

    jobberone Kane Ala Staff Member

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    Agree. Maybe the other OT as well.
     
  19. brooksey1

    brooksey1 Well-Known Member

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    We won't be drafting Cox or Brockers unless we want to go 8-8 again.
     
  20. Sarge

    Sarge Red, White and brew... Staff Member

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    Barron...
     

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