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Who Trades up to grab Lawson

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by rags747, Apr 27, 2006.

  1. rags747

    rags747 Active Member

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    ahead of us? If Lawson is there I believe he's the pick but I have a bad feeling someone is going to move in front of us to take him. Do Miami or Minn ahead of us take him?
  2. RealCowboyfan

    RealCowboyfan Championship

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    I pray to god not...:pray2: :pray2:
  3. Duane

    Duane Active Member

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    Honestly I don't think there's much difference in Wimbley, Carpenter or Lawson. So if somone traded up it's no big deal.
  4. Killersanta

    Killersanta New Member

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    manny is overrated
  5. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    No trade up. One of the two or three we can use will be there. Foolish to give away draft picks. I'd rather trade down a few spots, get a 3rd or 4th and take Carpenter.
  6. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Miami could use another rusher, but they could go in a lot of directions. Minnesota runs a 4-3 and have two young ends in Kenechi Udeze and Erasmus James, so no on them.
  7. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Lawson's stock is dropping- i doubt anyone would trade ahead of us to get him. Wimbley is the one that seems to be hot.
  8. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    That's some incredible inside information you have to know the minds of NFL scouts. ;) Nothing has happened between now and the combine to make anyone think either's stock is rising or falling.
  9. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    The guys with real nfl contacts seem to think that Lawson and Wimbley's stocks are rising. Its the talking heads and internet "experts" that don't have them rising.
  10. canters

    canters Active Member

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    Lawson will be there when we pick. I bet he is behind Wimbley, Carpenter and Cromartie(sp?) on our board.
  11. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Lost in the Woods

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    Hate to throw a monkey wrench into the ever entertaining Lawson v Carpenter v Wimbley debates but how do these prospects compare to a healthy Kevin Burnett a year into the system?

    I don't suppose trading entirely out of the first and taking someone like Anderson (Alabama), McClover (Auburn), Adeyanju (Indiana), Ingram (OU), or McIntosh (Miami) in later rounds is a realistic or even desirable possiblity?
  12. Rack Bauer

    Rack Bauer Federal Agent

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    The thing about Burnett is Parcells has said on more then one occasion that he wants to move him inside. He even said when he drafted him that he envisioned Burnett as a "Bubble" backer (inside).


    I think Burnett may end up competing for one of the inside spots in 2007. I don't think he'll be ready to compete during training camp this year (injury).
  13. junk

    junk I've got moxie

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    I think Anderson might be a good possibility in 2.
  14. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    Noone hopefully, and we do the smart thing and slect him
  15. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think Lawson is going to be in as much demand as many of you think.

    Unless a 3-4 team decides that he is the best player on the board and they can't pass on him, don't have bigger needs than LB, then he could drop like a brick because he can't play anywhere but 3-4 LB....I don't believe anyone running a 4-3 will gamble on him in round 1.
  16. SmashFactorGolf

    SmashFactorGolf New Member

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    Yes, another separate post in the Cowboy Zone forum statethat just that Lawson is dropping etc
  17. proline

    proline Active Member

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    Lawson is going to fall much further than people on here want to believe. I heard a draft "expert" (for what that title is worth) on the Tim Brando show yesterday say that yes, Lawson is a freak of an athlete, but he would be a big reach in the 1st round because you are gambling that your team's NFL coaching staff can make him into a solid player (I'm assuming at LB) when the NC State coaches couldn't. I just don't get the feeling that teams/draft experts are as high on Lawson as people on message boards and blogs are.
  18. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Really? Look at all the "draft experts" who have him ranked as first round talent.

    I'll make a bet with you. For every 1 "expert" you can find that says he's not a first round talent, I'll find three that says he is.
  19. proline

    proline Active Member

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    You think I made that up? Suit yourself .....
  20. CaptainAmerica

    CaptainAmerica Active Member

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    Lawson weighed only 217 lbs at the beginning of last season. This talk of him being 240 lbs is nothing but hype.

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