Well, what's your draft grade?

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by tm1119, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. CaptainCreed

    CaptainCreed Active Member

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    I'm guessing Foster possibly missing the entire season does not bother you? Obviously not as serious an injury as Jaylon's, but the team definitely wanted someone capable of contributing this year, exactly what they said in the post round 1 interview. Taco having a clean medical history meant a lot to them. You can definitely argue that is potentially shortsighted (1 year out vs 5 year contract) if they had a significantly higher grade on Foster. Did they pass on Foster because they had his full medical report? Front office would have gotten a lot of flack from the "we only draft injured players" crowd.

    Or did they never expect the opportunity to draft him, did not heavily interview him and ultimately decided to pass because all the info they had to rely on was the combine controversies? They did their homework on Jourdan Lewis, so I'm guessing they do on all of these guys. Maybe we were too locked in on DE and CB. They came across as only really considering pass rushers at 28. I want as many talented guys on defense as possible regardless of position, but maybe Foster crossed their red flag threshold between injury/off the field issues.
     
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  2. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Well-Known Member

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    The debate in the next few years will be foster vs Charlton for sure. I am looking forward to see how that plays out. I agree foster was the BPA but I would of been happy with either pick. It was a win-win unless Charlton crashes and burns out of the NFL.

     
  3. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone really think Foster was on their board?
     
  4. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Probably not. I think if he's on your board you take him at 28. There's just no way you can't.
     
  5. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    I'd say Taco vs. Watt will be something people keep track of.
     
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  6. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    I give it a solid "B."

    Drafting Taco wasnt an issue for me; I was supportive of him months before leading up to the draft. My one question mark is Chidobe Awuzie; I have doubts that he's a starting caliber outside CB which IMO we needed to land.
     
  7. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    The debate will be Watt vs Taco.
     
  8. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Ask me in 3 years.
     
  9. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    I will ask you after Dallas wins the Super Bowl this Year. :laugh:
     
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  10. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    My good friend..think Garrett can handle Bad Bill Belichick??
     
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  11. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    I think ZEKE can :flagwave:
     
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  12. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    Heck, he just might!!;).
     
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  13. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    Whooooo !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As the Nature Boy would say -- Space Mountain !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  14. haleyrules

    haleyrules Well-Known Member

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    As Dave would say...:flagwave::grin::hammer::yourock::yourock::yourock::bow::bow::igglestrophy::oldcouple::oldcouple::dance::dance:;):)
     
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  15. dallasdave

    dallasdave Well-Known Member

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    OH YEAH !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  16. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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  17. HoosierCowboy

    HoosierCowboy Put Pearson in the HOF

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    A+
    we got the best players at the spots we drafted on the first three days of the semester, but the final grades are not posted until the semester is over in about three years
     
  18. Verdict

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    I am going to go with a B-/C+. I don't think Taco is going to be very good/consistent. I figure one of the DBs will stick and be pretty good. If we get more than that it's just gravy.

    This draft class may well be graded based on the later round picks Switzer, White and Ivey. If any of them pan out then it will have been a decent draft.


    I don't think this draft is anywhere as good as last year's draft. In fact it might be pressing it if any of the 3 DBs turn out to be as good as Brown which was a 6th round pick last year.

    If we don't end up with a defensive starter in a defensive heavy draft then that's a huge swing and a miss. I would have taken the best player available instead of getting cute and taking a weak DE knowing there were lots of CBs in this draft.

    If Taco flames out and Mixon sets the world on fire in Cincinnati it's not going to be surprising at all to me. If I had to put money on best value out of their draft class it would be Lewis or Switzer.
     
  19. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    I think I need to go to the doctor. There must be something wrong with me. I am agreeing with you far too often for my comfort zone. Lol
     
  20. Verdict

    Verdict Well-Known Member

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    I think Taco's availability is far too overblown. If he can't play for ****, what does it matter? Reliability is important only if a player can play. Hell I am available to play for the Cowboys every weekend but I have no illusions that I would help the team win any games.
     

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