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Zack Martin IS visiting today

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by RS12, Apr 16, 2014.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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  2. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Keep reading he is not likely to make it past Miami at 19.
     
  3. dwight

    dwight Well-Known Member

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    I would not have a problem with Dallas drafting him with the 16th pick.

    Martin would look good with Frederick and Smith.
     
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  4. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    Ehh I don't see the hype as the 16th pick. He'd probably be a guard for us and I just don't see him being any kind of game changing blocker to consider him a top 20 pick. I think he will be a good nfl player, but guards who simply do their jobs well can be had much later than 16th overall.
     
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  5. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    He would be a guard before taking over right tackle for Free. I do not see Free getting more than another year.
     
  6. tm1119

    tm1119 Well-Known Member

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    It's debatable how effective he would be a RT.....even if he does play RT, is he the type of o lineman that is going to be blowing guys off of the ball and capable of being dominant? I don't see it and therefore wouldn't take him at 16.

    I know some people will have a heart attack over this, but 3 1st round o linemen in 4 years is too of an much investment in 1 area of the team.
     
  7. tideh20heel

    tideh20heel Well-Known Member

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    16 would be ok with me. Love the versatility. Bpa! Please Jerry don't reach Rome wasn't built in a day and this team won't be either. Of the people we have even a slight shot at I would go: 1. Donald 2. Barr 3. Jfb 4. Lewan 5. Martin
     
  8. guag

    guag Get some rest, Pam. You look tired.

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    Wholeheartedly disagree :)
     
  9. Dhragon

    Dhragon Deadly Claws of Death

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    I disagree - not on so important a position. I think he'd be an instant upgrade over Leary or Bernadeaux. One of them can then play backup, like their talent level should place them at.

    I think Frederick's play has made our two current starting guards play seem better than it really was. I'd like to see what a real good/great guard would do instead.
     
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  10. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Last year they swung for a double and hit a homerun. Barr and JFB have huge bust potential. Donald is a small DL going up against athletic monsters over a 16 game season. Not to hard to picture Martin as highly effective 10 year starter in the league.
     
  11. Nirvana

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    Cowboys see him as a guard.
     
  12. Oh_Canada

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    I don't like the idea of a third olineman in four years, but if one as versatile and talented as Martin is available I wouldn't be opposed. Think he would be a well above average guard and a good RT and we don't know how Leary's knees will hold up this year. Team has no depth inside.
     
  13. DezBRomo9

    DezBRomo9 Not enough blitzing..

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    I'm just not a fan of investing such a high pick into a OG. He might be a RT but probably not for us. My question is, is he a better RT than Morgan Moses or Antonio Richardson or even Jujuan James?
     
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  14. StevenOtero

    StevenOtero Well-Known Member

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    That can make the transition to tackle as well.
     
  15. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Hunka Hunka Burning BP Staff Member

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    I think Martin is our option if Donald and Barr are gone, no other top players fall and we can't trade down.
     
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  16. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    I think they will draft him if they think he can play RT after Free leaves,if they see Him as just a guard then I don't think Pick 16 is worth it.
     
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  17. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    I think I like the sound of Trai Turner somewhere in the 3rd of 4th better than Zack Martin at 16.

    I guess it would depend, as always, on who is on the board at 16 and, if interested, what are the trade options.
     
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  18. Sydla

    Sydla Well-Known Member

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    Yes, yes and yes.

    But given needs on defense, I'd go there first before taking Martin.
     
  19. CIWhitefish

    CIWhitefish Active Member

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    100% agree here. Have to cover all possible outcomes.
     
  20. bodi

    bodi Well-Known Member

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    I like Xavier Su'a Filo, better

    and T Turner in the 4 th

    and Michael Schofield as the OT

    but what gap or Tech is that ?
     
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