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With Spencer signing his tender–who's available after round 2...

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by MichaelWinicki, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Who could be viewed as a possible replacement for Spencer starting in 2013?

    Obviously guys like Upshaw, Ingram, McClellin are gone.

    Who's left?

    I would think it would need to be someone no less than 260lbs and who has shown some pass-rush skills.
     
  2. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

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    You know, I have been thinking about that as well.

    Irvin is not 260, but he is about 6' 3", and he's got the frame to put on a quality 15 lbs or so, imo. He weighs about 245 lbs right now.

    Plus, he would have a year to put on that weight, as in his rookie year he could focus on just rushing the passer.
     
  3. JBell523

    JBell523 That's my Quarterback

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    I don't know know about the 260 lb. part. Spencer more than likely is going to remain the starter despite who we take at OLB. If we take an OLB early, the draftee will likely be a situational guy who contributes primarily as a pass rusher.

    So a guy like Irvin, who's light in the butt, can still see the field despite being 245.

    It seems like there's a good amount of late first/early 2nd round OLB prospects, so it's gonna be interesting to see who's still around at #45.
     
  4. texbumthelife

    texbumthelife Well-Known Member

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    Spencer signing his tender absolutely in no way means we won't go after a pass rusher in round one or two.
     
  5. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    You're right, there is a possibility but for this exercise I'm thinking they won't.

    I think they'll focus on:

    DL
    OL
    Safety
    Corner

    for the first two rounds.
     
  6. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    How about after round 2?
     
  7. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    I like Jonathan Massaquoi(3-4) and Braylon Broughton(6-7).
     
  8. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Funny, when I drafted McClellin in like the 3rd or 4th round in that Mel Kiper thing, everyone graded my draft as a reach.
     
  9. Dash28

    Dash28 Felis silvestris catus

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    :laugh1:
     
  10. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Ourlads has him in that vicinity too, but you see the lastest drafts with McClellin on the edge of round 1.
     
  11. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Love Irvin, but he will be gone before the 3rd.

    Cam Johnson
    Olivier Vernon
    Jonathan Massoquoi
    Jacquise Smith
    Donta Paige-Moss
    Julian Miller
    Sammy Brown
     
  12. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Mike, file this guy away as just a nice late round roll of the dice. A marginal athlete but highly productive and versatile player.

    [youtube]x776tmfMlb0[/youtube]
     
  13. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    I was thinking Olivier Vernon. Of course we don't know if he's still on the Cowboy's board.
     
  14. MichaelWinicki

    MichaelWinicki "You want some?" Staff Member

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    Yeah, he's an interesting player.
     

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