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Discussion in 'Patriots Draft Talk' started by BaconGrundleCandy, May 4, 2018.

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    Great list. Nate Brooks is intriguing.

    Cole Holcomb had one of the best pro days I've ever seen. Dedrick Young II and Drew Lewis weren't too far behind, either. I believe the Patriots have scouted or met with all of them (maybe not official visits, but scouts @ games, if I recall). It seems like we're actively looking for an athletic late round linebacker. We could use some speed on the field in today's game.


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    Has this guy played special teams at all? At worst with that profile he's like a developmental linebacker and special teamer.
     
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    Unsure. I'll have to dig further. He has all the tools, though. He had over 300 tackles in his career, and I like how willing he is to take on blocks. I'm willing to bet on players like that.
     
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    NFL.com's Lance Zierlein likes him as as STs ace/developmental LB anytime after the end of the 5th round:
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    Hard pass on Dedrick young. For all the advantages he has athletically he loses it due to his poor instincts.

    Now Antonio Reed is a guy I wouldn’t mind taking a flier on as an UDFA.
     
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    Dang, I had just randomly stuck Holcomb at the end of my contest entry and now you post this! ;) Yes, he has tons of special teams experience and the hair-on-fire attitude to match. And unlike a lot of the pro day phenoms, there are signs that he's actually good at football.
     
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    So take Lindstrom/other guard prospect and move Thuney to tackle?
     
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    Thuney's arms (32-1/4" at combine) preclude him from ever becoming a realistic option at either OT position. Lindstrom would be the better candidate to cross-train at Swing Tackle than Thuney would be. I just don't know if I could pull the lever for him at 32 if AJ Brown and/or Dexter Lawrence are still available.
     
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    You'd only move Thuney to tackle if Wynn wasn't up to the task.. And then, you move Wynn inside..
     

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