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  1. carolinatony

    carolinatony Rookie

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    Would it be worth with it in your opinion to get another Good OL? If we keep Moss than we have a explosive offense for the next 4/5 years.
    Do you think keeping Brady protected is worth the OL pick or go with defense with the pick?
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    If the player is valueable enough. In fact I believe you get more per dollar for a lineman than from a "skill position" player.
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    Depends on how deep the position is in the draft this year.
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    OT is looking to be one of the deeper positions. The top 5 are Jake Long (Michigan), King Dunlop (Auburn), Tony Hills (Texas), Gosder Cherilus (Boston College), and Sam Baker (USC). If Ryan Clady from Boise State declares himself eligible, then he'd be at the top of the list. Clady has top-5 talent...
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    BB could draft a tackle in the 2nd or 3rd maybe even the 4th round. Are any of these top OT good run blockers?
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    The only positions I could see Belichick going that high would be QB, DE or CB ... and I'm unsure of CB. Regardless of ability ... if none of the players in the top 5 or so fit Belichick's/Pioli's player model then they will trade down.

    I'd love to see that player model BTW ... would be fascinating to see.
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    Joe thomas the no 3 pick has not allowed a sack as LT in his rookie season.If we \get a shot at a guy like this for 6 year get him. He can start at RT and as light ages they can be swapped.
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    Absolutely. Logan Mankins has been worth the 32nd pick we spent on him 3 times over. A guy like Jake Long, who could be a top LT, is absolutely worth a top pick, if you think he's got the goods.
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    I don't think CB would be at the top of the list. I think the positions would be QB, DE, DT and left OT.
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    On a side note, Logan Mankins (OL,#32 pick in'05) is turning out to be an outstanding player. It was wise of the Pats to take the tough, nasty Mankins even though he was projected to go pre-daft, very late 2nd round or 3rd RD on most boards.
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