Would you be mad if we draft QB in rd 1?

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  1. MrNathanDrake

    MrNathanDrake In the Starting Line-Up

    I would.

    The team OWES it to Brady to surround him with the best possible team to win within the next few years, which will be his last in the NFL.

    Why waste a Rd 1 pick on QB to sit on the bench for the next 2-3 years when we could use it on a TE to catch passes, or a DE/DT to get after opposing QB's and get the ball back in Bradys hands.

    Plus we would then have 3 roster spots used on QB's, and 2 of them being high draft picks who will never see the field. Say Manziel or one of the other QB's drops and we draft him.... then what? He sits behind Brady AND Mallet.
     
  2. mgteich

    mgteich PatsFans.com Veteran PatsFans.com Supporter

    If Manziel drops, he would be Brady's backup. Mallett would be traded. This is a SAVINGS of a roster spot. If a quarterback is drafted later, then we will likely not trade Mallett and would carry 3 quarterbacks.
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    BTW, no one has suggested that we draft a quarterback in the first round.

     
  3. Joker

    Joker PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    so, you're already getting ready to be all pizzed off at draft time?

    what else are you going to be frothing at the mouth about by May 8th?

    what would you do if BB traded OUT of the entire draft?
     
  4. Deus Irae

    Deus Irae PatsFans.com Retired Jersey Club PatsFans.com Supporter

    Depends on who the QB is. After all, after the Mallett for 2 #1's trade goes through, they'll have the draft capital.
     
  5. Mike the Brit

    Mike the Brit Minuteman Target PatsFans.com Supporter

    I'd be astonished, but ... no. It's not my job to get mad at someone who knows far more than me and thinks things through for the good of the team. Sooner or later Mr Brady's successor has to be found. It's up to BB to decide when and how. Biggest decision in 15 years.
     
  6. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    I'd feel worse if they drafted a wide receiver in round one.
     
  7. ausbacker

    ausbacker #NoBradyNoBanner PatsFans.com Supporter

    Mad no, stunned yes.
     
  8. breakin

    breakin Rookie

    IF (its a big if) the pats see a QB in the 1st round that they feel is the next guy then i am fine with taking him. Waiting for Brady to be finished and then being left saying "Now What" is not something i want for this team.

    As it stands the Pats D should be good enough to compete for a superbowl. Their Offense is good enough to compete for a superbowl. There are not alot of starting jobs up for grabs.

    Yeah at pick 29 i would take a backup DL or a backup OL or a backup TE, but if you tell me they target someone they feel is the future franchise QB then i would take that every day.

    Honestly i dont see that QB in this draft. My Ideal scenario is picking up McCarron on day 2 of the draft. I dont know what McCarron will be in this league but give him a couple of years a Brady's backup and see what he can do. Obviously the problem with that is 3 years down the line you might have a scenario when McCarron is showing nothing and Brady is ready to ride into the sunset and we are left with no QB.
     
  9. patsinthesnow

    patsinthesnow PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Bledsoe
    Brady
    Cassel
    Brady

    We have had three QBs leading this team for the last 20 years. What other teams can say that? Some teams start 3 QBs in ONE season. :D

    If BB feels that Bridgewater or Manziel is a franchise QB, then that is well worth a 1st rounder. We would have the most important position secured for the next 15 years (Bradys next 3-4 years, then the rookie's next 10 to 12 years).

    Sucky QB play weighs teams down no matter how talented they are. Look at the Seahawks before Wilson or the Browns last season. A franchise QB keeps his team in contention no matter how shaky it is (2005, 2006, 2013 Pats).

    In conclusion, yes, I would sacrifice a TE/DT/DE/S for the chance to have the QB position secured for the next 15 years.
     
  10. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    What an absolutely moronic comment.
     
  11. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Moronic comments like that usually do. You should delete it.
     
  12. patfanken

    patfanken Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    This could be one of the dumber threads in recent weeks. But what do I know. Most of the threads I think are dumb run 30 pages. :rolleyes:
     
  13. micronin127

    micronin127 On the Game Day Roster

    A 3rd QB is generally a developmental player, and you don't usually spend a 1st round pick for developmental players.

    Mad is a strong word. I would be generally confused if we drafted a QB in the first round. I would not be shocked though if they take a QB at some point and carry 3 QBs this season.
     
  14. Gwedd

    Gwedd PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    He can't. He'd have to be smarter than McCarron to do that. :cool:
     
  15. Joker

    Joker PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    I don't know...let's ask world renowned genius, Richard Sherman what HE thinks...
     
  16. Tunescribe

    Tunescribe PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Here's an idea for you to chew on, moron: YOU are the one who introduced race to this discussion. If you're cruising to get banned, keep it up.
     
  17. TyronePoole

    TyronePoole Banned

    Funny how you show up to fight the good fight for the white race every time the topic comes up though.

    Settle down gramps, no one's on your lawn right now
     
  18. Joker

    Joker PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    no no no...it's Jim Irsay's fault...he's a racist and owns Death Row Records so it's all the rich white guy's fault...Richard Sherman told me...and we all know Richard Sherman is the smartest ,most honest person in the entire world
     
  19. TB=TD

    TB=TD Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Because Manziel is actually Black:screwy:
     
  20. kennyb

    kennyb In the Starting Line-Up

    If they think McCarron is good they have to defend themselves against charges of racism by you? What a sanctimonious prick you are.
     
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