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I don't think they're thin, more of inexperienced. They've got young play makers who just haven't had that breakout year yet. I'm of the opinion that we're still going to see a lot more of Pettis, Quick and Bailey Really think Quick could make the jump into a 700+ yard receiver if they can get consistent QB play actually.

But, thats like one no2 and a lot of no3. They dont have a true no1. Being in the toughest division where everyone plays defense, the Rams has to get a wr like Watkins.

Robinson is the better value, but sometimes you have to go with needs. They have not been scaring anyone since Holt left.

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But, thats like one no2 and a lot of no3. They dont have a true no1. Being in the toughest division where everyone plays defense, the Rams has to get a wr like Watkins.

Robinson is the better value, but sometimes you have to go with needs. They have not been scaring anyone since Holt left.

 

I just don't see Watkins as the special player who's going to take their offense over the top. Same reason I would be a little confused if the Panthers traded up for him. Very good player, and a top 10 pick because of no truly elite guy in the class? Absolutely, but I don't see him as this can't miss it's going to "haunt you for years" if you pass him up type prospect. 

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I just don't see Watkins as the special player who's going to take their offense over the top. Same reason I would be a little confused if the Panthers traded up for him. Very good player, and a top 10 pick because of no truly elite guy in the class? Absolutely, but I don't see him as this can't miss it's going to "haunt you for years" if you pass him up type prospect.

Me too. Ive said that Mike Rvans imo is the best wr in this class.

Im just trying to think like a Gm with the no2 pick.

If lucky, the Rams get both Robinson amd Evans.

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Not many rumors here.

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The Green Bay Packers, as shown in the 2013 season, need some help in the special teams department. Out of all the teams in the league, the Packers ranked 30th as a unit, which would lead you to believe that the team could seek help with the woes in this May’s NFL Draft, and there might be no better fix for the issue than the young man that nearly broke Chris Johnson’s 40-yard dash record at the NFL Scouting Combine, Kent State’s Dri Archer.

Their first step to fixing the issue was hiring former Florida and Illinois head coach Ron Zook to come in and head up the special teams, and the second might be grabbing Archer in the later rounds after he ran a 4.26 at the Combine, as the Green Bay Press-Gazette recently pointed out.

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This would screw up everything at the top

 

 

 

Greg Robinson, OT, Auburn
March 5: Robinson wants Texans to make him No. 1 pick
Robinson, one of seven players in play to be the No. 1 overall pick, made it known that it would be important for him to be the Texans' top pick, saying, "I think it would matter for anybody. As high as I can go, that's my goal." While most draft experts have the Texans taking a quarterback or defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, NFL Media analyst Daniel Jeremiah also lists offensive tackle as one of the team's three biggest needs.

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OT group just got smaller, I look for us to definitely get on in FA

 

 

 

Jack Mewhort, OL: Mewhort (6-6, 315 pounds) kept all of his numbers from the combine. His workout Friday was very good, and he continued to show that he’s a good knee bender and waist bender, which is important if you want to be a good offensive lineman. Plenty of offensive line coaches were on hand, and Mewhort was worked out by a bunch of them. The consensus is that he’ll be a very good NFL guard.

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OT group just got smaller, I look for us to definitely get on in FA

Jack Mewhort, OL: Mewhort (6-6, 315 pounds) kept all of his numbers from the combine. His workout Friday was very good, and he continued to show that he’s a good knee bender and waist bender, which is important if you want to be a good offensive lineman. Plenty of offensive line coaches were on hand, and Mewhort was worked out by a bunch of them. The consensus is that he’ll be a very good NFL guard.

I agree.

Ive said it plenty of times before. I know that Gman wasnt the one making the call in NY, but he was taught of a certain way of how to build a sb team. No way hes just going to change over night. Gman will address the OL via FA just like in NY. Bank on it.

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I agree.

Ive said it plenty of times before. I know that Gman wasnt the one making the call in NY, but he was taught of a certain way of how to build a sb team. No way hes just going to change over night. Gman will address the OL via FA just like in NY. Bank on it.

Agree - given his background in scouting and acquiring NFL players, FA for our LT is the ideal path. Almost all of his FA signings last year were impact players so I'd trust a Gettleman FA at this point over a late 1st or 2nd/3rd round rookie.

I think another hint at our intent is the Smitty issue. Gettleman isn't worried about Smith holding back the development of free agent receivers like Hakeem Nicks (or Ginn for that matter, who came in as a FA and had one of his best years as a pro) - he must be planning on going with a youth movement at WR (which includes the draft and McNutt/King) and seems to be worried that having Smitty around will hold those guys back.

I don't get that argument but I'm not in the locker room. Carolina has failed to develop a number of decent WR prospects over the past 12 years so there may be something to the argument that Bill Voth is making.

If we are drafting WRs then we'll probably need to go FA on the line.

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