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I am sure Carolina will have tons of different strategies based on how the draft unfolds....with as deep as this draft is at DT and CB ( first 2 rounds).

What about giving up next years first to get into the top of round 2.

Get Kuechly, best DT and best CB on the board?

Hey Marty. How are ya?

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If Kuech falls to round 2 then he is likely there for a reason. Jimmy Clausen taught us hell of a lesson in that respect.

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only if it somehow means getting two spectacular players that the 32nd pick next year wouldn't afford ;)

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Did some of you guys miss the whole otah brown edwards dibacle that singlehandedly crippled this franchise. It is a miracle in itself that we are able to get out of the mess trading draft picks got us into so quickly

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wonder whatever happened to that 1st rounder we gave up for e.brown? here's PFF ranking of the olines for 2011

20. San Francisco 49ers (11th)

Run Rank 8th, Pass Rank 26th, Penalties Rank 18th

The 49ers line came in for more praise than it was due because of their dominance of the NFC West. While it does have plenty of talent and upside (particularly on the left), it’s a long way from delivering on it. They need to fix the problematic right guard spot, after Mr. Boom-or-Bust, Chilo Rachal (-8.2), was all bust this year. This line isn’t miles away from being very good, but it will need Anthony Davis (-15.0) to start playing more consistently.

Best Player: Since coming into the league, Mike Iupati (+9.6) has looked like he has belonged. A top talent.

Worst Player: You have to wonder about how bad the rest of the 49ers’ guards are in practice in that they’re forced to turn to Adam Snyder (-24.4).

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The last 2 times we did that, things didn't really work out.

Otah - Can't stay on the fuging field for more than a second.

Brown - Ugh.

It's like Hurney spends all his time focusing on who he wants in the 1st and has less time to research the other guys. Then when someone drops, he gets impulsive and pulls the trigger, which just fugs things up. I would be all for trading away our 2nd and 3rd rounds picks though. We never seem to do much with them.

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Did some of you guys miss the whole otah brown edwards dibacle that singlehandedly crippled this franchise. It is a miracle in itself that we are able to get out of the mess trading draft picks got us into so quickly

Crippled this franchise? Have you seen the slop some teams have drafted with their first round picks in the same time frame? Under Hurney we have faired well with our first rounders.....if the worst we did was a use on on Brown and Otah and hit homeruns....we have done well. We have used out first rounders better than most teams. Draft is a gamble if you never trade picks...staying put doesn't increase your odds really of hitting on talent. In most drafts late 1st round and early 2nd round talent is comparable...NEEDS often drive how it gets split. As long as we use the pick on someone who proves to be a legit starter it really doesn't matter how we use them.

We got our QB. The top 5 picks with the uber studs can only be obtained by mainly being a horrible team. You can get back into most spots.

All I am saying is Rivera is trying to build his team. Would be nice for him to have more than 2 of the top 100+ picks. Even if they don't trade next years first I think it will be a priority to get him another pick.

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