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#11 magnus


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Posted 14 November 2010 - 08:50 PM

How many people are gonna make the same f**king thread?

in the last week, the need to get even younger in the passing game has taken precedence. I'm sure fans that make posts about next April's draft will have a lot of patience with even more players at the two positions least likely to pay off up front.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 08:58 PM

After watching UGA yesterday I would say A.J Green aka A.J wet dream, because that's what I have every time I think of us being able to get him

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:00 PM

I would say you have to make sure you have someone who can deliver the ball to a WR before you draft a WR... but that's just me.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:07 PM

Ok, IMO here's the thing, do you think Clausen can be our Franchise QB?, right now I will say no, but with that said he could also turn out to be that QB. here's the thing, if we get a Franchise QB we are good for the next 10+ years. having a good QB can go a long way and is the most important player on the field whether you believe that or not, he makes the offenses world go round, look at both Mannings, Tom Brady, Big Ben, ect. those teams are contenders year in and year out in large part because of the QB.

that's why if you think you have a shot at a Franchise QB you take it, but with that said do you think Luck is the guy that can do it or is he just Alex Smith V2.0 where he's more thought of being the best QB in the draft instead of actually being worth the 1st pick? because honestly I don't watch a lot of College Football(in large part due to my Job, and the fact that I'm in Australia at the moment) but I never even heard of Luck till this season, so is he the real deal or just the best of what there is? now if you think he's the real deal, we take luck and trade Clausen for whatever we can get, some times there is a point were you cut your losses and go straight for what you need.

Now if you don't think that Luck is the Franchise player we are looking for then I think it's gotta be A.J Green we need a WR bad, Smith isn't getting any younger and honestly he's getting close to the age where he will nolonger be a true 1st option, so right now AJ Green is the player I want, not because I don't think we need a QB, just because I don't think Luck is the Answer.

now with all of that said, this is basically because I knew who AJ Green was last year and I didn't know who Luck was till this season. and I don't like chasing players with high picks that I didn't even know existed till a month and a half ago.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:10 PM

I think we're ok at WR right now. Gettis and Lafell have played much better in the last few weeks, and Smitty is...well Smitty. We can find a nice WR in the late rounds. Most 1st round WRS don't do anyhting anyway.

We can pick up Jerry Rice in his prime and it won't matter unless we have a QB. Draft Luck.

But it won't matter because Jr is going to trade our 1st pick for a late 1st and a 2nd....so


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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:14 PM

The thing is if we end up with the first pick it probably means Clausen has not played well, so then it becomes an easy question to answer. You build your team around a franchise QB.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:21 PM

I take Luck, pick up a nice Vet backup QB, and keep Jimmy on to keep learning if he shows any sort of promise this year. Pike, not sold on... but then again, I admit that I haven't seen him either, so could be wrong on him.

One of the two should pan out for us, especially if we get rid of Mr. "I don't like to develop rookie QBs", and the Cleveland reject squad (aka Davidson and Rip) is a bad memory around here.

If we don't get Luck, I'll agree it's prolly smart to trade down a little and get an explosive force at the DT spot (Darius maybe?) to help stop the run and rush the passer. The guys we have atm can't manage to do that, and we need one badly.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:42 PM

Keep in mind folks, when the Chargers drafted Rivers in 2004, they still kept Brees around and kept him as the starting quarterback. You don't pass on quarterbacks like Luck.

Nothing against Clausen either; I think he has a lot of potential. Just my opinion that you cannot and should not pass on a quarterback like Luck.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:51 PM

If we pass on Luck because of Clausen then I'll be pissed. I know he's a rookie but you have to show some type of progress and IMO he hasn't. He has a 54 passer rating and has thrown 1 TD in 4 games compared to 4 picks. Bring in Luck and sign a damn FA at WR to shore up that deficit. You don't pass on a franchise QB from Stanford of all places to draft a WR. Its not like Luck is in a pass happy spread offense. He plays in a pro style offense, has a pro body as a junior in college, and plays for a pro coach. He looks like Philip Rivers, Eli Manning, and Ben Roethlisberger when they came out. He is a TRUE franchise QB.

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Posted 14 November 2010 - 09:52 PM

Between those two.. I'd pick Luck. New coaching staff is gonna want better choices around them. Better to have Clausen and Luck and Pike to choose from than Clausen and Pike and Incumbent

I think we'll see our trade offers leading into the draft too. we might also get the top pick 2 years in a row with AMPLE cap room after seeing how next year works out.

I'd love to get a late first round Guard and a QB in the second though. We gotta face it.. after 1-15, we didn't really -rebuild- all that much, we just sort of built for a few years and it bit us.