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Five NFC teams that failed to fill needs (ATL & CAR included)

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You have to look at it like this Lafell is in the last year of his contract.

Hixon is on a one year deal

Ginn is on a one year deal

Smitty is 34 and looks very happy outside of football and could hang it up at anytime.

It's very possible that your top 4 wrs could be gone next year. Then what the fug are you going to do??

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that happens when you've got a bad evaluator making the picks. not all reaches result in failure. it's not a bad thing to pick someone ranked a little lower on your board to make the team more balanced, esp. when you have someone who is a great evaluator.

I mean, in the end, does our team really need another WR picked in the 4th-6th round? I don't really understand the issue.

Unless you're suggesting taking a WR over Star or Short in which case I can't help ya.

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that happens when you've got a bad evaluator making the picks. not all reaches result in failure. it's not a bad thing to pick someone ranked a little lower on your board to make the team more balanced, esp. when you have someone who is a great evaluator.

 

I get what you are saying. This is why the draft is a crapshoot. It's like saying would you rather take this linebacker who has a better chance at being great, than a WR that doesn't have the same chance. You don't know in the end how it will pan out but based on your evaluations the linebacker is the better pick. So in your mind you have a statistically better chance at making your team better overall by picking the linebacker. I think that is Gettleman's way of thinking about it.

 

It sucks that we are in this position with WR. I understand the position we are in. I was very vocal about taking a WR in the first two rounds, because I want to take the burden off of Cam. It's absolutely ridiculous how much we have put on his shoulders.  I just try and understand the man who is making these picks and the thought process that goes with that, because at the end of the day he knows a BAGILLION times more than we ever will (and he has the resume to back it up).

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I mean, in the end, does our team really need another WR picked in the 4th-6th round? I don't really understand the issue.

Unless you're suggesting taking a WR over Star or Short in which case I can't help ya.

 

 

A lot of this teams troubles still stem from "Hurney Magic" or lack thereof

 

 

We don't need any more 4-6 round WRs, we need to try and address it with higher picks, and that is something I think we'll do in next years draft.

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I think a lot of people would hate to have a situation like Smith was in....shitty QB's with a great WR.

 

Now we have a great QB and shitty WRs....can't let Cam go to waste.

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I mean, in the end, does our team really need another WR picked in the 4th-6th round? I don't really understand the issue.

Unless you're suggesting taking a WR over Star or Short in which case I can't help ya.

I'm talking about next year. 

 

what's the plan? do we make it a priority? or do we try to double up on the OL again and hope that the next year is ok for WR?

 

WR is important. we've got TRY to get someone to fill smitty's shoes rather than just hope some guy falls into our lap early or one of our udfas or former first round busts we pick up in  FA breaks out...all of which requires a whole lot more luck than reaching a little bit fir a WR in the first couple rounds.

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Too be very honest with you I would have tried real hard to get back in the first to take Hopkins like I kept telling people(you can check the threads)I knew he wouldn't have been there in the 2nd. I think he will be the texans #1 when AJ is gone. If you can get two starters in the draft (Star, Hopkins) you can fill in depth with free agents and undrafteds.

We were lucky that Star fell to us really lucky. When you get lucky it gives you room to take a chance and trade back up. It's only reaching if it doesn't work.

Worst case scenario I would have traded into the 3rd to get Keenan but they spent a lot of time with him so maybe they know something I don't.

One thing I wouldn't do is just sit dead in my chair and just take who ever is left

 

I personally don't like that because you are sacrificing your future for the present. We're not quite there yet to be making moves like that.  This is a process that will take time to make us a more complete team. Look at the 49ers who had 10+ draft picks. We want to get into a position to be like that.  It does suck that a quality WR didn't fall to us in the 2nd but you don't sacrifice your future for the present when we haven't even shown to be a playoff team year in and year out. And I don't think a WR would push us over that edge as much as the 2 DT's we picked. Cam has weapons on this team, not the quality we would all like, but he does have them. But obviously just my opinion.

 

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I think it's as high of a priority as DT was this year. Though it'd be hard to pass up a franchise LT or Clowney, because, you know, Clowney.

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I personally don't like that because you are sacrificing your future for the present. We're not quite there yet to be making moves like that. This is a process that will take time to make us a more complete team. Look at the 49ers who had 10+ draft picks. We want to get into a position to be like that. It does suck that a quality WR didn't fall to us in the 2nd but you don't sacrifice your future for the present when we haven't even shown to be a playoff team year in and year out. And I don't think a WR would push us over that edge as much as the 2 DT's we picked. Cam has weapons on this team, not the quality we would all like, but he does have them. But obviously just my opinion.

I'm not sacrificing the future I'm acknowledging the fact that your top 4 wrs might not be on the roster next year.

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I think it's as high of a priority as DT was this year. Though it'd be hard to pass up a franchise LT or Clowney, because, you know, Clowney.

 

 

Agreed, any team would take Clowney no matter what.

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