I'm mock drafting for the patriots - opinions needed...

Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by Leemo, Apr 5, 2013.


Take Trufant or trade down with Tampa

  1. Take Desmond Trufant - CB with pick #29

  2. Trade down picking up Tampa's 2nd & 3rd round picks

  1. Leemo

    Leemo Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    So in the first rounds its always been my intention to try and trade out picking up a second and a third rounder.. I have been offered the buccaneers 2nd and 3rd round picks for pick #29.... I think I take the trade but Desmond Trufant has fallen... he's making me think twice...
  2. Wilfork#75

    Wilfork#75 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

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    Trade down. That's good value and in a deep draft you will get quality players.
  3. manxman2601

    manxman2601 Pro Bowl Player

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    Trade down and pick up Jamar Taylor if you want that aggressive type of CB. Alternatively, stock up at other positions and get Kayvon Webster much later - he's been worked out by BB (just like Dennard was).
  4. AzPatsFan

    AzPatsFan Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    I like Kawan Short. He is a 300# true penetrating DT, just what we need. Show me any other DT who has his sack totals. :cool:
  5. dryheat44

    dryheat44 Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    I don't know how the draft's going, but if you think you can get a starting CB or WR at pick 43, make the trade.
  6. Leemo

    Leemo Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    1 - Chiefs - Luke Joeckel - OT - Texas A&M
    2 - Jaguars - Bjorn Werner - DE - Florida State
    3 - Raiders - Eziekiel Ansah - DE - Brigham Young
    4 - Eagles - Eric Fisher - OT - Michegan
    5 - Lions - Dee Milliner - CB - Alabama
    6 - Browns - Dion Jordan - DE - Oregon
    7 - Cardinals - Chance Warmack - OG - Alabama
    8 - Bills - Geno Smith - QB - West Virginia
    9 - Jets - Barkevious Mingo - OLB - Louisiana State
    10 - Titans - Shariff Floyd - DT - Florida
    11 - Chargers - Lane Johnson OT - Oklahoma
    12 - Dolphins - Xavier Rhodes - CB - Florida State
    13 - Buccaneers- Star Lotulelei - DT - Utah
    14 - Panthers - Cordarelle Patterson WR
    15 - Saints - Jarvis Jones - OLB - Georgia
    16 - Rams - Tavon Austin - WR - West Virginia
    17 - Steelers Kenny Vacarro - Safety - Texas
    18 - Cowboys - Jonathan Cooper - OG- North Carolina
    19 - Giants - Sheldon Richardson - DT - Missouri
    20 - 49ers - Keenan Allen - WR - California -----*(from the Bears for the 34th and 61st picks overall)*
    21 - Bengals - Jonathan Cyprien, Safety - Florida International.
    22 - Rams - Eddie Lacy - RB - Alabama
    23 - Vikings - Jonathan Hankins - DT - Ohio State
    24 - Colts - Damontre Moore, DE/OLB - Texas A&M
    25 - Vikings - DeAndre Hopkins - WR - Clemson
    26 - Packers - Larry Warford -OG -,Kentucky
    27 - Texans - Jesse Williams - DT- Alabama
    28 - Broncos - Tyler Eifert - TE - Notre Dame
  7. IllegalContact

    IllegalContact Pro Bowl Player

    although I would consider DT Sylvester Williams instead of trading the pick
  8. EwanSellars

    EwanSellars On the Game Day Roster

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    take the trade and then try and pick up kawann short, carradine or jamar taylor
  9. belichick010405

    belichick010405 Closed Acccount

    I'm sure that you have already made this deal for Tampa's pick but in case that you have not, I would do that deal as well.

    I am interested in what positions you think that the Pats should address in the draft.....
  10. Off The Grid

    Off The Grid Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    1 ~ As a Rule of Thumb, I would take virtually any Trade Down that aligned with Book Value, because I believe that Book Value generally underestimates the True Value of Latter Round Picks.

    2 ~ The Trade proposed ~ #29 for #43 & #73, I believe ~ nets you 65 Points above Book Value.

    3 ~ Ergo: It's a No Brainer. Each Draft is different, but there's very little difference between #29 & #43 this Year ~ and most Years ~ so if someone is stupid enough to offer you that deal...pounce!! :D
  11. Off The Grid

    Off The Grid Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    My apologies if you've answered this, already...

    But can you help me understand why you've named yourself after our Coach...and have previously named yourself after Teddy Ice Cold...yet are prominently sporting the #$%&ing CARDINALS Icon??? [​IMG]
  12. VrabelJr

    VrabelJr In the Starting Line-Up

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    From looking at that board, I'd take the trade. Although I wonder who Tampa want's so badly? A DE? A DT?
  13. Leemo

    Leemo Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    The bucs took trufant...
  14. Leemo

    Leemo Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    I took the deal and the bucs took Trufant. I have my plans... will post after each pick... or if i need advice..
  15. belichick010405

    belichick010405 Closed Acccount

    Sure - I think that was the default user id that I got when I initially signed up for registration in 2010. I was a long-time member of the Patriots community at ESPN going back to 1999 under the user id bruschi_warrior (I went to school with him at the UofA and was there for Desert Swarm).

    The Cardinal logo is because I went to Joseph Case High School in Swansea, Massachusetts and our team mascot are the Cardinals. It is not the Arizona Cardinal logo....

    Finally - I use to be a sports reporter in the Boston market. I worked at NESN and the Patriot Ledger in Quincy. I use to work alongside Ron Hobson, who was the Patriots beat writer for the Ledger.

  16. FredFromDartmouth

    FredFromDartmouth In the Starting Line-Up

    Trufant seems like a good match for the Patriots but he will be gone. As I have said before CBs usually go earlier than projected because teams are so desperate for CB help.

    I think that the Patriots trade down if Trufant is gone and probably trade down anyway.
  17. Off The Grid

    Off The Grid Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    You sure about that?? ;)


    But thanks for satisfying my curiosity. And Welcome. :cool:
  18. belichick010405

    belichick010405 Closed Acccount

    Thanks man and no worries....It was about as close to the Case Cardinals logo that I could find.

    I moved to Pat Patriot.....old school...
  19. Off The Grid

    Off The Grid Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Hurrah!! I applaud your Decision, Sir!! :D :rocker:
  20. Ivan

    Ivan Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Given that first round i would make the deal.

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