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i think leonard and tyler are the starters a DT... with irvin as depth. still room to add one or two... but i think the pass rush from DE is most critical. we need to pressure the QB. brown showed flashes but peppers he is not.

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hmm i thought everyone was saying dt was set. glad hurney and co got rid of dead wieght at dt so we can draft tallent now. DT was and still is my #1 priority the entire offseason.

we need to make a move up in this draft to grab a good one like brian price. i would love to get 2 actually and still cut haydon.

after that WR! if we didnt have smith, this would be #1 by a mile. moose is no spring chicken (and is he not a FA too), jarrett - unproven, and zip after that. we need a major influx of tallent at this position, and have for several years.

next up LB: the scary thing is we could be out a lot of quality LBs before the draft if anderson goes somewhere else. that would leave us with 3, and only 3 LB worth a damn, and depth would be required. plus 1 would be coming of an injury (and isnt TD also a FA). i like dyrral washington alot and hope we can snag him in the 3rd. my sleeper is still kam chancellor as a backup in year 1, project SLB in a cover 2.

DE- if brayton walks, this is a need for depth asap. that would leave CJ and brown as starters (i can live with that), and hilee as the primary backup (ok for speed/rush end, but who backs up CJ). i would like to look at a Jeffrey Fitzgerald later as a steal. guy is so under rated, but just produces. a possible 3-4 end too....

DB- could use alot here depending on the godfrey and martin situation. if they switch them around i would drop this requirement alot. i am not sold on the godfrey experiment, and its sharrod martins or someone elses to win from him at this point. i would also like a younger ST gunner than wesley with modest upside.

QB- comp for cantwell. need a backupp (mccown), UDFA/Late rounder

we move up say bye bye to our 3rd/4th rounder. Only way we move up is trading next year's 1st which i think is very, very likely. We aren't going to get rid of any picks in this year's draft unless we REALLY like somebody. And next year's 1st alone won't get us into the 1st round.

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LBer isn't a huge need people. With Beason, TD, Anderson and Connor we still have some of the best young LBer talent in the league. All we need is a couple decent depth players, which is fairly easy to fill.

DLine and WR are the only big needs we have. After that everything is just depth.

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LBer isn't a huge need people. With Beason, TD, Anderson and Connor we still have some of the best young LBer talent in the league. All we need is a couple decent depth players, which is fairly easy to fill.

DLine and WR are the only big needs we have. After that everything is just depth.

Davis is coming of an injury

Anderson and Connor are rotational guys and not cut out for starting full time

Beason, of course, is one of the best in the league...

At worst, we could draft an immediate starter on the outside opposite Davis (if he is healthy) in the 2nd round...

Think about if one of those 4 guys goes down... We are extremely thin there...

DL, we have 5 DTs, and 3 DEs... DE is the bigger need right now, but neither of these positions outweigh LB to me at this point...

WR, which was our biggest need, is now 4th on the list in my estimations... Nobody is even talking about CB depth, and it is quite possible we let Richard Marshall walk... That would leave us with Gamble, Munnerlyn, and a hybrid CB/FS in Sherrod Martin... That's it!

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poo, if we went after Kampman there is the DE need filled fight there and we are back to looking at getting the best WR available

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chbright, i think you will be dissappointed when we don't take a DT in this years draft. We already have 6 DTs under contract. The signing of Ed Johnson ensured that we do not take one in the draft.. we have too many holes to fill.

Louis Leonard

Tank Tyler

Ed Johnson

Corvey Irvin

Nick Hayden

Derek Landri

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I AM, you are forgetting about CJ Wilson, he was tendered. He isn't much more than a warm body, but he is still on the roster. So assuming Richard Marshall get's a contract from another team, and we match it, we will still have 4 CBs. We only lost Dante Wesley, so when you look at it that way, CB is not that great of a need.. we are just replacing Dante Wesley from last year's group.

OLB and WR and DE are definitely our biggest needs still.

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chbright, i think you will be dissappointed when we don't take a DT in this years draft. We already have 6 DTs under contract. The signing of Ed Johnson ensured that we do not take one in the draft.. we have too many holes to fill.

Louis Leonard

Tank Tyler

Ed Johnson

Corvey Irvin

Nick Hayden

Derek Landri

I still think we will take a DT...because on that list I only see 1 true NT.

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I still think we will take a DT...because on that list I only see 1 true NT.

I see 3 guys that have played NT in the NFL..

Leonard, Tyler, and Johnson. Ed Johnson played NT for the Colts his entire rookie season. Tyler almost won the job in KC for the NT position ins a 3-4! That really says something.. and Leonard is the one true NT you were referring to.

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I see 3 guys that have played NT in the NFL..

Leonard, Tyler, and Johnson. Ed Johnson played NT for the Colts his entire rookie season. Tyler almost won the job in KC for the NT position ins a 3-4! That really says something.. and Leonard is the one true NT you were referring to.

they were out of place.Tyler played the NT in KC 34 and then got demoted.And you dont have to be "NT" to be NT for the colts..lol

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they were out of place.Tyler played the NT in KC 34 and then got demoted.And you dont have to be "NT" to be NT for the colts..lol

You forget that we have the colts DC from that season.. so you are laughing at us, because I guarantee that's where we intend to play him.

Tyler did get demoted, but his strength is playing the run. Anybody know where Tyler played on our line before he got injured? I will tell you it was NT.

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You forget that we have the colts DC from that season.. so you are laughing at us, because I guarantee that's where we intend to play him.

Tyler did get demoted, but his strength is playing the run. Anybody know where Tyler played on our line before he got injured? I will tell you it was NT.

But we dont have their old HC.Tyler played both spots.And your right his strength is the run.(never had a sack)...and IDK about Johnsons weight he came into the league at 296 but reports were he was up to 315.I still think we need a DT.

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