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Why It May Be A Good Year For The Cowboys To Draft A Guard

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by TheCount, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. TheCount

    TheCount Pixel Pusher

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    Well to counter, I'd say that to begin, 1 start at OC does not make you an OC prospect worthy of a Top 15 selection.

    Secondly, it absolutely IS rare for centers to get drafted before #18. Mike Pouncey is the only OC to go Top 15 since who knows when.

    I'm not saying it's impossible that Warmack and Cooper go before #18, I'm just saying it flies completely in the face of history and it's incredibly unlikely.
     
  2. dez_for_prez

    dez_for_prez Active Member

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    This is how I feel.
     
  3. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    That Quesenberry (sp?) kid looked nice when doing drills as an OG... Anyone know anything about him?
     
  4. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    I said: "I think some teams might see Cooper as both an OG an OC."

    I was providing the 1-start as info, not proof.
    Since the previous year when Maurkice Pouncey was drafted at #15.

    I agree that OGs tend to drop below projections like DeCastro and that an OG in the top-10 would highly unlikely; however, they have been drafted before or around #18 (Mike Iupati, 17th).

    The other issue is that this seems to be a draft void of spectacular talent at the very top. There is not an Andrew Luck in this draft. There's not even a Cam Newton or Sam Bradshaw to push other prospects down.
     

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