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    Suprised jerry franklin and tramain thomas werent invited. Glad childs got a shot though.
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    Will be a big week for Ryan Broyles and possibly Jared Crick, Alshon Jeffrey, Stephen Hill.
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    I don't think Donnie Fletcher was a surprise omission... He was totally outclassed in the Senior Bowl..I wouldn't be surprised if his stock has fallen significantly because of it..
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    Any early indication on talent depth this year. Deep 1st round talent like '10...or thin like '07?
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    Not as thin as 07, but not deep like '10 either.. At least not in my opinion. I think there may be 3-5 players with 1st round talent who slip into the 2nd round. Not including Mark Barron. Who knows how far he'll slip with the double hernia surgery.
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    Hoping Kirkpatrick has a disappointing combine which, combined with his recent arrest, will push him into our hands.

    Also think Alshon Jeffery's 40 time will impact his stock more than the average prospect.
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    I look at drafts in terms of shades of blue chips, red chips and white chips. I see this draft as heavy on blue chips and very light on red chips and average on white chips.

    In this draft a see 1 Voilet Chip in Luck. Best college QB I have seen since Manning. In a class all by himself. Once in a generation QB.

    Next I see 5 blue chip prospects. OT Kalhil USC; OT Reiff Iowa; CB Clairborne LSU; WR Blackmon Ok State and QB Griffin of Baylor.

    Then come the red chips. In a normal draft I expect to see 30 to 40 red chips players, but in this draft I only see about 16 to 18 red chips. Which means that if you draft after #25, you get the same type player as if you draft #35.

    So what does this mean for the Pats. It means that unless teams between #7 and #26 take gambles on non red chip players, we have no real incentive to stay in the first round.

    Fortunately I have identified several players that teams will probably over draft, thus allowing a red chip player to fall to us. Players like WR Jeffries of SC; QB Tannyhill of Texas A&M; QB Weedon of Ok State; NT Poe of Memphis and DE/OLB Mercilious of Illinios.

    In an ideal draft:

    Red Chip DE Brockers falls to #16 and we trade #31 and #48 to move up and take him.

    Houston takes Poe and Dallas takes Tannyhill.

    This allows Red Chip prospect DE Cox to fall to us at #27.

    At #63 we take White chip OLB Curry

    We trade #94 to whomever for a 2nd rounder next year

    And we end the draft with FS Iloka from Boise St.
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    * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    30 Minutes to GO!!! :rocker:

    I thought it would be appropriate for us to carve out a space dedicated to observations...

    Side Note: I've been cranking out my VASTLY improved ~ and doubtlessly much more offensively controversial!! ~ Scouting Reports on the top 256 or so, over the last few weeks..I'm Half way there, and I hope to consume mass quantities of Crack and finish them by The Combine's Close of Business, after which I intend to roll them out, here, probably one position at a time. Frankly, I'd intended to get them out by now, but it's very intensive work.

    Just a side note for anyone who might've thought I'd retired. No such luck!! [​IMG]
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    Re: * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    I'm watching the O-line running the 40, but is it just me or does David DeCastro have a giant head. Also, Cordy Glenn very impressive, breaking 5 seconds for the 40 at 345lbs.
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    Re: * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    Was impressed by Baylor's Blake too - my new OC pick for the Pats. Glenn's having a great pre-draft season. Ahead of Mike Adams as far as I'm concerned.

    As an aside to anyone. Last year Box O'Rocks pointed out the minimum requirements the Patriots like for O/Linemen in the drills, particularly first round O/linemen. Does anyone know which drills the Patriots like for OL's?
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    Re: * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    I think vertical leap is one of them to show explosion. I can't remember the exact numbers but I think most of the Pats O-lineman have around a 30 inch vert or more.
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    Re: * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    Curious to see Orson Charles at 1. He bulked up to 6'2 251 pounds and benched 35 reps!
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    Re: * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    Blake, Brewster and Glenn all had very good 10 yard splits. Also my sleeper guard prospect Kelvin Beachum very good at 1.72.
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    Re: * The 2012 Combine Drills!! *

    NFL Network is already annoying me. Why would they show Matt Kalil highlights instead of David DeCastro running drills. This isn't even Kalil's group.
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