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Old 04-26-2007, 12:21 PM   #16
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Thank God. Then we get to have the conversations about when do we think that ________________ will be starting? What will be his stats this year?
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Old 04-26-2007, 12:24 PM   #17
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There are still people who want to talk about the draft that's in two days. Start a new thread about something you like to talk about. No worries!

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Old 04-26-2007, 01:20 PM   #18
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okoye,unless the ga tech wr drops down to 6th.if that happens,gibbs will not pass him up!
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Generally speaking a good Dline makes the secondary look amazing, not the other way around.
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Old 04-26-2007, 01:28 PM   #20
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Redskins Still Debating No. 6 Pick - washingtonpost.com

Hopefully this article is saying we are focused on these two players or trading down. As you know i want Landry but i would be happy with either player but no one else (unless CJ falls to 6th).

First: A strong secondary enables you to blitz more, Landry can Blitz also.
Second: A strong line makes the secondary better, Okoye will definelty help.

That is why no matter who we draft out of these two will help out significantly.

The debate should be are we more conformtable with Prileou (sp) and Stoutmire or Griffin, Golston, and Montgomery.
I think they should be more comfortable with the D Tackles they have than the Strong Safety. PP is a good back up but starter, i don't know. Landry would be the best fit for us. Get a DT next year in free agency or the draft. If Landry is compared to Ed Reed and he is there at 6, why not trade down or draft him. Its really the only options they have.
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Old 04-26-2007, 01:59 PM   #22
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:06 PM   #23
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Old 04-26-2007, 02:16 PM   #24
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Generally speaking a good Dline makes the secondary look amazing, not the other way around.
couldnt have said it any better. although Landry is a great player i dont how much impact he will have on our defense as a whole
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Generally speaking a good Dline makes the secondary look amazing, not the other way around.
Although a good dline makes the secondary better, a good secondary enables you to blitz and makes the defensive line look better, it goes both ways. Remember when we weren't afraid to use Man to Man? How good did the SAME Dline look then?
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landry is not a cover safety. didnt we try that before? we need a pass rush
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Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye Okoye
100% agree.

As demk25 points out, we need a COVER safety. This is why a lot of think Springs should make that switch. I think he'd excel there.

Picking Landry is (like South Park said about John Smith) dumb, dumb, dumb, dumb, dumb.
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Although a good dline makes the secondary better, a good secondary enables you to blitz and makes the defensive line look better, it goes both ways. Remember when we weren't afraid to use Man to Man? How good did the SAME Dline look then?
I dont think you realize how hard it is to guard a receiver for more than 5-7 seconds. Defenses usually dont blitz secondary much, only a few plays a game. Most of the time it is the Dline that causes turnovers, because they pressure the QB to throw quick. This is commonly accepted NFL fact.

This league is a turnovers league, teams that make the playoffs always are winning the turnovers battle.
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Old 04-26-2007, 05:03 PM   #29
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You think we could fall two spots and still get Okoye? That's wishful thinking if you ask me.

I still think Minnesota would jump all over him if Okoye is there. There's no doubt in my mind that if we trade down two spots or more, we'll lose out on BOTH Okoye and Landry. Then we'll have to select from the second-tier guys like Carriker, Jarvis Moss, or Jamal Anderson.
This is what the top 10 could shape up as (if I compile all the rumors I've heard, assign each a weighted average, and blah blah blah)

1. Raiders-JaMarcus Russell
2. Falcons (from Lions)-Calvin Johnson (*the Niners could move up to #2 as well)
3. Browns-Brady Quinn
4. Bucs-Gaines Adams
5. Cardinals-Joe Thomas
6. Texans (from Redskins)-Adrian Peterson
7. Vikings-Laron Landry
8. Lions (from Falcons)-Leon Hall
9. Dolphins-Levi Brown
10.Redskins-Amobi Okoye
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Okoye. Have you seen our D-LINE?
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