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If we got #1 pick for Cassel - what would BB do?

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  1. carolinatony

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    Supposed we got the Chiefs/Viking's # 1 for him ; what would we do?
    Is their a Stud player you think BB would want or would he trade down.
    Can we afford to sign two # 1's?
    What would you like to see us do.
    thanks
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    What we always do, go for the value.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    BB would look to get Aaron Curry to pair inside with Mayo.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Draft a TE.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Trade it for an established player and future draft picks.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    See what's there with the second #1, and likely trade it for future picks. But, frankly, the real answer is..."whatever's best for the football team" and "something not beholden to any 'pattern' he's ever displayed before."
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    There's no way we're getting the Chiefs #1.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    First of all there is a huge difference between the Chiefs pick at #3 and the Vikes pick at #22.

    Essentially you could sign four guys at #22 for what the #3 pick would cost.
    (2007)
    #3 = 5yrs - $42.50M - $8.50M ave cap #

    #22 = 5yrs - $9.20M - $1.84M ave cap#


    They would try to trade back out of the #3, if they could get down to the 10-12 range the money drops drastically.

    They would probably make the pick at #22. A lot of juniors coming out this year, next years draft could be weaker than most.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    masturbate
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Correct...
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Having #22 and #23 would be really sweet and definitely make it interesting to see who they picked first. Could make some good locker room heckling...

    "They picked me first, #23..."

    lol
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Two impact players for the defense would be nice.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    I'd rather have the #22 than the #3, in some ways. Top 5 picks rarely earn their paycheck.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    left or right handed :confused2:

    Seriously ... Bill will get back to that 2 1st round picks every thing he had going.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    If we trade Cassell for a #1, should we draft Tyler Hansbrough?
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    #3 from KC is not realistic, and if we somehow had it we would trade down is fast as possible, probably at a discount.

    #22 from Minnesota (or #20 from Detroit) are realistic possibilities. I like the masturbation idea. After that we would do one of 4 things, in approximate order of probability (most to least):

    - Use it as a value pick
    - Trade back slightly with it and use it as a value pick
    - Trade it into 2010
    - Combine it with other picks to move up for someone special. There's too much talent in this draft to justify this, and a major move up is not BB's style and would not be cost-effective. Much as I love Aaron Curry (see my avatar) and dream about pairing him with Mayo, he's going to go too high to be cost-effective.

    Some combinations at 22/23 which I like:

    - William Moore/Sean Smith S + best available DE/OLB (Everett Brown, Brian Orapko, Greg Hardy, Paul Kruger, Michael Johnson, Aaron Maybin or Clint Sintim)
    - One of above combos + Brandon Spikes/Rey Maualuga ILB
    - One of above combos + Jason Smith/Eben Britton/William Beatty OT

    I could see us making small trades, e.g., trading #22/23 and #57 to a team like the Giants for #29 and #44 (via New Orleans from the Jeremy Shockey trade). A small trade back like this in the first would allow us to move up to the mid-second and get another first or near first-round calibre talent who falls such as any of the above listed picks or Connor Barwin, Max Unger, Alex Mack or Brandon Pettigrew, Percy Harvin or DJ Moore, among others.
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Well if its a high number one we trade down and draft the defensive rookie of the year. again
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Do not see us take a high #1 pick for Cassell would not fit into the salary structure of this team.. maybe a pick in the mid 20's... or a couple of early 2nd round picks..
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?


    I could certainly see BB and the Pats trade a #1 and move down......kills us as Pats fans at the draft day parties.....but in the end he knows best! I could also see him go after a top shelf LB or CB with that pick this year...........or even another OL........will be interesting.......First of all would have to see if Cassel could fetch a 1st........
     
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    Re: If we got #1 pick for Cassell - what would BB do?

    Come on everybody knows you sit on your left hand until it falls asleep that way, it seems like someone else is doing it.
     
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