Interior Lineman?

Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by mayoclinic, Jan 13, 2010.


Which interior lineman would you prefer?

  1. Brian Bulaga, OT/OG (1st round)

    2 vote(s)
  2. Mike Iupati, OG (1st/early 2nd round)

    10 vote(s)
  3. Vlad Ducasse, OT/OG (late 1st/2nd round)

    2 vote(s)
  4. Gabe Carimi, OT/OG (undeclared) (2nd round)

    0 vote(s)
  5. Maurkice Pouncey, OG/C (late 1st/2nd round)

    6 vote(s)
  6. Mike Johnson, Alabama (late 2nd/3rd round)

    8 vote(s)
  7. Jon Asamoah, Illinois (3rd round)

    3 vote(s)
  1. mayoclinic

    mayoclinic Supporter Supporter

    Which of the following options would you prefer to immediately address our interior OL needs, factoring in where in the draft they would be likely to go.
  2. s.t.e.n.d.e.c

    s.t.e.n.d.e.c Practice Squad Player

    Pouncey.......He can play both center and guard. I'm starting to feel that koppen just isn't up to the task any longer. He's not the biggest and seems to get over powered by some of the bigger D-tackles/nose guards.
    Last edited: Jan 13, 2010
  3. mayoclinic

    mayoclinic Supporter Supporter

    I'd personally be happy with any of those guys, and especially the first 5. Iupati, Carimi and Ducasse would all be monster RGs who should be capable of starting day 1 and also potentially playing RT. Bulaga should be a stud RT who could also play RG. Pouncey provides valuable versatility at OC as well as at guard.
  4. BritPat

    BritPat In the Starting Line-Up

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    Iuapati, Pouncey or Ducasse.

    We might be able to grab two if needed.
  5. Big-T

    Big-T Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

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    Would Pouncey x2 be a possibility in this years draft or will they both go about the same time meaning the Patriots couldn't draft both of them?
  6. BritPat

    BritPat In the Starting Line-Up

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    Maurkice has declared, Mike is staying in school.
  7. Warren94

    Warren94 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    iupati is Overrated IMO
  8. Snake Eyes

    Snake Eyes Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    What about Adam Ulatoski? Many people thought highly of him here.
  9. Nonentity

    Nonentity Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    I'm not voting since I'm tied on this one. Honestly I'd be happy with Ducasse (probably my preferred since he'll be an ex-tackle, Mankins-style) or Iupati, and content with Johnson. Don't really know the others. Looks like there's actually a decent selection of guards this year, unlike last year's trash.
  10. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks Supporter Supporter

  11. For me, the guy should be Mike Johnson. I don't want to see our 1st rd pick, or one of the high 2nds used on an interior lineman. I doubt Belichick will either, I'm sure there are a few guys he values more that he can get late in the 2nd, or 3rd.

  12. CanadianPat'sFan

    CanadianPat'sFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    If we could get Bulaga where we sit right now that I would say him but after watching the playoff game I think we could get Mike Iupati, OG at good value depending on his combine performance. He would bring great size and a mean demeanor to the position but he is a little raw at times when I watched him.

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