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2013 Draft- Weak? Strong? Average?

Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by PATSNUTme, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Just starting to get into this years draft a little. My impression a month ago was this years draft was one of the weakest overall since 2008.

    However with the record number of underclassmen declaring this year I don't have a clue as to where it stands overall right now.

    So I'm asking some of you guys who have been involved longer, what is your opinion of the draft class and what positions are the strongest and what are the weakest.

    The QB class still appears to be weak. How about the other positions?
     
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    Sciz PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

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    Top-weak, middle-heavy. Should play into Belichick's hand perfectly.
     
  3. patsfaninpa

    patsfaninpa In the Starting Line-Up

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    A lot of GM's will say the draft is poor because they don't want to take any heat if they don't do well. Same old...same old. The top 10 does appear to be lacking elite prospects though.
     
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    Get it shawtaay Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    The positional breakdown favors the Patriots' needs quite well too. Very middle-class heavy WR, DT, and S classes, and pretty good G/C class. The first three are major positions of need. The positions that look very dry are QB (we don't need one), RB (we don't need one), and CB (we dare not try to draft one).
     
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    nekromantique On the Game Day Roster

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    I'd say its deep...but the top tier talent is limited. lots of solid prospects though.


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    Centers - aside from the top two, abysmal draft class
    Offensive Guards - aside from the top two, very weak draft class
    Offensive Tackles - mixed reviews
    Wide Receivers - solid draft class
    Safeties - solid draft class
    Cornerbacks - solid draft class

    Top five needs:

    Cornerback
    Wide Receiver
    Safety
    Offensive Tackle (if Sebastian Vollmer departs via unrestricted free agency)
    Offensive Guard (if Donald Thomas departs via unrestricted free agency)
     
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    Top 16 would be considered weak because of lack of QB's and big names.

    Picks 16-80 are all about the same level though and for teams picking in those ranges this is a deep, strong draft.

    The losers are teams like the Browns, Saints, Colts and anyone else who gave up their 2nd round picks this year.
     

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