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Post#341 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:18 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:Gentlemen... Lucky Whitehead is now available. His replacement has been drafted.

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Post#342 » by bluejerseyjinx » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:22 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:This Cowboys fan is absolutely ecstatic with the 2017 draft. We (BJJ, Mr. B and myself) have been screaming for them to draft and fix the defensive side of the ball for awhile. We shall see if they "fixed" the Defense. But - they damn sure drafted Defense.

It only took 7 years for me. You've heard me bitch about the defense longer than anyone else in here. Seems I've been screaming since the ESPN days if I remember correctly. Anyways we finally did what I wanted so I am extremely happy and I finally won't sound like a broken record next year crabbing about drafting defense. I'll quickly have to make a new album before next season, :wink: :lol:
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Post#343 » by kdawg32086 » Sun Apr 30, 2017 1:42 am

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I think so. One columnist described them as "hitting every fairway". Solid analogy.


All they need to do is take a solid safety in the 4th round and they'll be set.


I agree. I will make one alternate provision though. If Westbrook is still sitting there...


Switzer looks like a Cole Beasley successor...
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Post#344 » by Otis Driftwood » Sun Apr 30, 2017 3:56 am

kdawg32086 wrote:
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All they need to do is take a solid safety in the 4th round and they'll be set.


I agree. I will make one alternate provision though. If Westbrook is still sitting there...


Switzer looks like a Cole Beasley successor...


I don't know about "successor"... but he and Beasley are going to create havoc with their route running. And - should get Dez plenty of single coverage.
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Post#345 » by Cactus Jack » Sun Apr 30, 2017 4:06 am

bluejerseyjinx wrote:
Otis Driftwood wrote:This Cowboys fan is absolutely ecstatic with the 2017 draft. We (BJJ, Mr. B and myself) have been screaming for them to draft and fix the defensive side of the ball for awhile. We shall see if they "fixed" the Defense. But - they damn sure drafted Defense.

It only took 7 years for me. You've heard me bitch about the defense longer than anyone else in here. Seems I've been screaming since the ESPN days if I remember correctly. Anyways we finally did what I wanted so I am extremely happy and I finally won't sound like a broken record next year crabbing about drafting defense. I'll quickly have to make a new album before next season, :wink: :lol:

You picked up a "Taco" lol. He's gonna get eaten. :P

Awuzie is a solid pick tho. Thought the Hawks might go for him.
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Post#346 » by The Sparest » Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:20 am

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Otis Driftwood wrote:This Cowboys fan is absolutely ecstatic with the 2017 draft. We (BJJ, Mr. B and myself) have been screaming for them to draft and fix the defensive side of the ball for awhile. We shall see if they "fixed" the Defense. But - they damn sure drafted Defense.

It only took 7 years for me. You've heard me bitch about the defense longer than anyone else in here. Seems I've been screaming since the ESPN days if I remember correctly. Anyways we finally did what I wanted so I am extremely happy and I finally won't sound like a broken record next year crabbing about drafting defense. I'll quickly have to make a new album before next season, :wink: :lol:

You picked up a "Taco" lol. He's gonna get eaten. :P

Awuzie is a solid pick tho. Thought the Hawks might go for him.


They reached for Taco :lol: , but I don't mind. As much as they needed players in the secondary, they needed to solidify the D-line even more. Taco reminds me of Greg Ellis, and if he is anywhere near that level, then he was a good pick.

And they were still able to add some quality players for the secondary with Awuzie, Lewis, and Woods.

All together, it was a good 3 days for Dallas.
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Post#347 » by hermes » Sun Apr 30, 2017 2:31 pm

i like the vikings draft, started out real well (on friday), nothing spectacular about what they got done on saturday but i wouldn't say they blew it

interesting they didn't take any fliers on an offensive tackle late but there you go i guess
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Post#348 » by Cactus Jack » Mon May 1, 2017 2:04 am

The Hawks focused on getting lineman & DB's. They needed to improve upfont & did so with D-line & O-line picks. They also needed DB depth. They accomplished both. Therefore, I'm pretty satisfied with this draft.
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Post#349 » by bluejerseyjinx » Mon May 1, 2017 3:35 am

Doesn't take much to satisfy you, lol.
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Post#350 » by Cactus Jack » Mon May 1, 2017 3:52 am

bluejerseyjinx wrote:Doesn't take much to satisfy you, lol.

Selecting lineman? Why wouldn't I like it? It's Smash mouth football.

How is that defense coming along, btw?
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Post#351 » by The Regime » Mon May 1, 2017 4:08 am

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Panthers got themselves a gem. Still cant believe he went undrafted. Dude is going to learn so much being around the likes of Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis...couldn't have landed in a better situation.
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Post#352 » by bleu » Mon May 1, 2017 4:56 am

The Regime wrote:
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Panthers got themselves a gem. Still cant believe he went undrafted. Dude is going to learn so much being around the likes of Luke Kuechly and Thomas Davis...couldn't have landed in a better situation.


This one was an absolute shock to me. When I saw that we picked him up as an UDFA I coudn't believe it, I thought he was picked up in the 5th or 6th round. Really excited to get him, I love that kid's game.
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Post#353 » by bluejerseyjinx » Mon May 1, 2017 6:28 am

Cactus Jack wrote:
bluejerseyjinx wrote:Doesn't take much to satisfy you, lol.

Selecting lineman? Why wouldn't I like it? It's Smash mouth football.

How is that defense coming along, btw?

Just wonderful !! Thanks for asking.
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Post#354 » by CDior510 » Mon May 1, 2017 11:43 pm

I want to thank the Jaguars for picking up my cousin Kenneth Walker III out of UCLA. If he follows my advice keeps his head down and just works you guys have a tremendous speed threat with a chip on his shoulder. Capable of KR, PR, deep threats, playing the slot, and a few rushes as a RB.
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Post#355 » by Otis Driftwood » Tue May 2, 2017 1:30 pm

Cactus Jack wrote:You picked up a "Taco" lol. He's gonna get eaten. :P ...


Maybe... Or...

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Re: NFL Draft Discussion 

Post#356 » by bwgood77 » Tue May 2, 2017 3:44 pm

I'm pretty happy with the Chargers draft. A stud WR for Rivers...if Allen is healthy they will have a great WR duo. Tyrell Williams was good and Hunter Henry and still have Gates providing.

Then three OL should help with both the running game and keeping Rivers healthy.

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