Trade up for Green Bay's pick?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Tass, Mar 28, 2006.

  1. Tass

    Tass Lucky Devil

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    Our 1st, 3rd and next year's 1st to move up and draft Hawk? What do you think?
  2. CowboyWay

    CowboyWay If Coach would have put me in, we'd a won State

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    No way in a million years.
  3. lkelly

    lkelly Well-Known Member

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    I think that would be giving up a ton to draft a linebacker in the top 5. Look back and see how many linebackers have been drafted in the top 5 in the last 15 years. Most teams trade away the farm to pick a franchise QB.
  4. Seven

    Seven Messenger to the football Gods

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    You forgot to include the farm..................
  5. dbair1967

    dbair1967 Arch Defender

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    Hawk isnt worth 2 #1 picks

  6. Tass

    Tass Lucky Devil

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    I concede your point, but Hawk looks like the best LB prospect to come along in 20 years. I guess we'll know in 3 or 4 years if he would have been worth it.
  7. Tass

    Tass Lucky Devil

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    LOL...yep, he's no Joey Galloway that's for sure. ;)
  8. wileedog

    wileedog Well-Known Member

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    I'll be very, very surprised if we don't trade *down* this year. I think its merely a matter of finding a partner.

    No way we're moving up.
  9. lkelly

    lkelly Well-Known Member

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    I think he's a good LB, but let's not get carried away. Poz beat him out for the Butkus award and the Bednarik award, Dumervil beat him out for the Nagurski award, and he also played on a defense littered with draft picks.

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    This time last year, people were saying the same thing about Ahmad Brooks. Now, a team can probably draft him in the supplemental for just a 1st or 2nd. Maybe less, who knows. Lavar Arrington is the best LB prospect that has come out in recent years IMO and I don't think he was worth what the Skins spent on him. I would never consider giving up multiple 1st for him, not to mention the 3rd. Draft is way too deep at the LB position. Teams are going to be able to get excellent players in the third this year, at LB IMO.
  11. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    Great point......that was an awesome investment to the future!:bang2:
  12. gbrittain

    gbrittain Well-Known Member

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    The best way to get a top 10 pick is to be a bottom 10 team. Anything outside of that and you get raked over the coals to move up.
  13. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    The only way I could see us ending up with Hawk (which I would love to), is if he slides somehow and is sitting there at like pick #11... something like that. That wouldn't require that terribly much to trade up to. If Parcells and company like him enough to trade up 7 spots or so... then I wouldn't be upset about it.

    I could see him sliding a little too. LB's usually tend to slide a little beyond what they're ability says. Although he'd never make it past Cleveland, I doubt. Don't they pick 12th?
  14. PacoReloaded

    PacoReloaded New Member

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    How about... no.
  15. MadCow

    MadCow Member

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    Fool me once... shame on you!
    Fool me twice... shame on me!!

    Two 1st rd draft picks for A.J. Hawk? Good player but no. The Cowboys will not be made the fool again.

  16. Tass

    Tass Lucky Devil

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    Yeah, you guys are right. Too many good LBs this year to give up anything for one. People made the argument that Carpenter is overrated because he played with Hawk...maybe the reverse is true? Or maybe they were both the beneficiaries of playing with each other?
  17. Eddie

    Eddie Well-Known Member

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    Hell no.

    We do not trade multiple players for a single player ... unless you're talking about 5, 6, and 7th rounders.

    But no way do we trade 2 firsts and a third for one player.

    We did that once, bit us in the butt. Set us back for 5 years.
  18. EastCoastLawnmowers

    EastCoastLawnmowers New Member

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    if anything trade down to with GB and get a 1st next yr, like dallas did with the bills.
  19. the kid 05

    the kid 05 Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds

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    if we do how do we draft brady quinn?
  20. JerryFan

    JerryFan Active Member

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    not in a million years would I do that trade. ive watched an awful lot of Ohio St football because I love the way they play. I personally don't think AJ is much better if any better then Carpenter. I would be completly shocked if we go LB in round 1 that Carpenter isnt the guy we pick. He can do everything and then some. He's mean,fast, big,strong and plays with an attitude you cant teach to linebackers. he can put his hand on the ground and rush from the DE spot, or stand up and blow people up.

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