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8-9 DTs????

I believe 8-9 DT in this draft will end up being solid 10 year starters.

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I believe 8-9 DT in this draft will end up being solid 10 year starters.

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Very few players are 10 year NFL starters. Very few.

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I believe 8-9 DT in this draft will end up being solid 10 year starters.

I dont know man. You probably know something I dont, or either you're just really optimistic about this year's class of DTs.

Floyd, Star, Sheldon, Hankins, Short, Jesse, Sylvester, Brandon, Jon Jenkins, and Spence are probably the top 10 DT prospects right now depending what source you look at. Its hard to imagine all 10 of them or even 8 out of those 10 to go and be solid players for 10+years. Some of them might bust, and 1-3 sleepers will rise and give themselves a name as time goes by, but even with that it is still hard to think 8-9 DTs outta this draft will be solid players for that long.

Since you love stats, if you have time, go find me a Draft class in the past that produced 5-6 solid Dts for a good amount of years.

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The way he is handling the contracts(which I feel is awesome) has me convinced we will be going after an LT in the first rd.! It will serve as leverage and insurance over forcing Gross' hand in taking a paycut!

And Dwill is as good as gone! These one year deals show he is thinking long term!

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Remember when Gentleman said you need scorers on your football team? WR seems to be the position we're likely choosing in the first.

He also said something about the trenches...

I have been out of the loop here lately, but is there any way we can get James Anderson back as well? I don't recall him signing elsewhere yet. Forgive me if I'm wrong.

Anything is possible... But I'd rather use the money to get Mr. Boothe here. Maybe if Gross takes a pay cut and we cut AE (and no I'm not one of those "CUT AE NAOW" guys but with Adams and Ginn here he's expendable) then bring James Anderson back

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Very few players are 10 year NFL starters. Very few.

We're not talking about RB and Skill position players. Trench players last a lot longer then the avg.

And you also missed my point about depth in this draft. There could be 29 DT drafted in this draft then add in the DE's that will morph into DT from playing in (3-4) or getting older. And you can find 8-9 10 year vets not that crazy of a idea.

Now do you see what I'm saying?

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Banking on getting a LT in the draft would seem kinda risky, there only 3 really good ones that would be reliable starters and they could all be gone by the time we pick. Even if we did draft one i would still keep Gross. It would be a improvement.

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Now do you see what I'm saying?

If you said 8-9 DTs that end up being "starters" in the NFL, that's one thing. But to claim 8-9 TEN YEAR STARTERS... that's insane. Very few guys start in the NFL for 10 years.

Hell, there's plenty of guys in the HOF who didn't start 10 years.

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I dont know man. You probably know something I dont, or either you're just really optimistic about this year's class of DTs.

Floyd, Star, Sheldon, Hankins, Short, Jesse, Sylvester, Brandon, Jon Jenkins, and Spence are probably the top 10 DT prospects right now depending what source you look at. Its hard to imagine all 10 of them or even 8 out of those 10 to go and be solid players for 10+years. Some of them might bust, and 1-3 sleepers will rise and give themselves a name as time goes by, but even with that it is still hard to think 8-9 DTs outta this draft will be solid players for that long.

Since you love stats, if you have time, go find me a Draft class in the past that produced 5-6 solid Dts for a good amount of years.

2010 has Suh, McCoy, Aluah, Williams and Odrick just in the 1st round. And if we go thru the whole draft

2nd round Lamarr Houston, Linval Joseph, Terrence Cody

3rd round Corey Peters, Geno Atkins,

5th round Cam Thomas

Thats 11 player with a chances.

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2010 has Suh, McCoy, Aluah, Williams and Odrick just in the 1st round.

I give you Suh, McCoy, and Dan.

Tyson is close to being a bust, and Odrick is a DE/OLB. Sorry

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Do you work with bwood?

Where do you think I work?

Once again my name coming up in conversations I'm not even involved in lol.

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Banking on getting a LT in the draft would seem kinda risky, there only 3 really good ones that would be reliable starters and they could all be gone by the time we pick. Even if we did draft one i would still keep Gross. It would be a improvement.

I wouldn't want to let Gross walk, however, Gman needs to have plan B in place when he goes demanding Gross takes a 60% or more pay cut

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