Don Banks Final Mock

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  1. meggett

    meggett Practice Squad Player

    SI's Don Banks Final mock draft...pats picks..

    17. Da'Quan Bowers DE
    28. Mark Ingram RB

    Cant tell you how much I would love it.

    of course now that im all excited, im gonna watch 3 1/2 hours of the draft tommorrow night, only to find out that BB traded out of the first round entirely, and we will have 9 2nd round picks...:violent:
  2. zimmy

    zimmy On the Game Day Roster

    If Bowers knee checks out then I would love this. Of course if his knee checks out then he wont fall to 17. Catch 22 situation
  3. Rob0729

    Rob0729 Supporter Supporter

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    I am beginning to wonder if Bowers' knee prognosis is overblown. I mean Gronk dropped to the second round because there were reports thant he had stenosis. So far that has worked out for the Pats. I wonder if people are overblowing his knee to make him drop.

    I don't know if I want Ingram over an OLB or o-lineman though. I wouldn't be upset if they took him at 28, but he isn't my first choice.
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  4. jefmblrd

    jefmblrd Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    Bowers would be one point some people had him as the best player in the draft. I think if he's there at 17, the Patriots have to consider him. The medical reports and how they're interpreted by team doctors will tell the tale there.

    I like the Ingram at 28 pick if there are no impact defensive players left to take there, and there may not be if there is a run on DLs, DEs and OLBs in the first round. I still feel that a good back can be had in the 2nd or 3rd round.
  5. the wrothbroughterer

    the wrothbroughterer On the Game Day Roster

    Yeah I wouldn't be upset either. I think the focus should be on the Defensive Front 7 and OL early on, but that is value even Bill couldn't turn down.
  6. Gator Mike

    Gator Mike On the Game Day Roster

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    Is Bowers really a "fit" for the Pats?

    Because my initial thought is that he's too small for a 3-4 DE and too big for a 3-4 OLB.
  7. SamBamsFan

    SamBamsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    O.K. Ugliest scenario ever....
    Can we also have Carter in the 2nd, Romeus in the 3rd to complete our totally IR draft?
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  8. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks Supporter Supporter

    He's on film playing 3-4 OLB, and 6'3 3/8" 280 is Vrabel's height and a shade over Willie's weight. I'm sure he can drop 10 lbs if he needs to. As to DE - Jarvis Green was 6'3 1/8" 272 at the Combine. There's no doubt he could get to the passer off the edge, and they kicked him inside at times to disrupt things there, I'd say the two biggest questions are his professionalism and his medical. Not knowing anymore than you about either, I'd take a chance on him.
  9. SamBamsFan

    SamBamsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    I just read the complete draft and Wilkerson doesn't get selected in the 1st round. Maybe we won't trade #33 after all...
  10. RussFrancis

    RussFrancis Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Horrible, horrible first pick. Bowers? A player with ONE year of productivity? As our first pick? Does that sound like Bill Belichick to anyone? And the guy's not even a fit for our scheme. If Bowers is falling that far its for good reason.
  11. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Pro Bowl Player

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    I've gotta he has JJ Watt still on the board. Look at the measurables between the two:

    Bowers : 6'4" 275
    Watt : 6'6" 292

    One was a walk on and classified as a Hard Working - Locker room - High Motor guy. The Other was a one year wonder, with a knee issue.

    Don Banks, sorry buddy, you failed.

    I'll say I'm sorry if the cards fall like this...but I highly doubt Bowers is on BB's draft board in round 1.
  12. BlueThunder

    BlueThunder Supporter Supporter

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    Costanzo and Watt in Rd one...even if BB has to trade up, would be a very good start for the Pats draft......get a RB in round 2 or 3 ....

    Trading down for good players instead of staying put for potentially VERY good players should be minimized by BB in this draft...a trade out into next year would be ok, but he's already got a team loaded with youngsters....not all the picks will make the final roster...need quality over quantity out of this draft ..
  13. meggett

    meggett Practice Squad Player

    very good point. we have alot of solid guys, now we need some all stars. im all for getting a RB in round long as that RB's name is Ingram. I know there are alot of haters here with him, but I think hes a special talent. Dont care if its at 17, 28 or 33. Just want him.
  14. IllegalContact

    IllegalContact Pro Bowl Player

    bowers over watt?

    the guy is an idiot

    no point of taking someone at 28 if that body is going to be at 33 in terms of ingram......

    in his scenario, watt, sherrod, reed would be the best possible
  15. TriplecHamp

    TriplecHamp Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    herp derp
  16. State

    State In the Starting Line-Up

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    I'd rather have Cameron Jordan and Danny Watkins, thank you very much.
  17. mpabull

    mpabull Rookie

    Reminds me of Emmitt Smith
  18. JoeShmoe

    JoeShmoe 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

  19. meggett

    meggett Practice Squad Player

    Apparently every team has cleared Ingrams knee. Dr. Andrews cleared his knee. and he wasnt asked for a medical recheck from the combine, like most players with injury concerns are. The guy gets hurt one year and now hes got the body of a 33 year old??...not buying it. Hes a complete back that can do everything. Like i said, get him at 17, 28 or 33....just get him.
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