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Old 02-24-2012, 02:27 PM   #16
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Re: 10 thoughts on the draft

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This is it pretty much. If he can come in do the job day 1 then the issue of age really becomes less important. At that point it is almost a wash.
There's no doubt that whoever is signed in FA or drafted will start day one. That is of course, Grossman is still on the team
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Old 02-24-2012, 03:50 PM   #17
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Re: 10 thoughts on the draft

My heart dictates that I want us to draft a big player maker ie RG3 or Blackmon, but my brain hopes we do what we did last year if neither of those is available at 6 and trade down to gather more solid picks while picking up a solid, yet potentioal stud 1st rounder like Kerrigan wound up being. After the teams successful job of scouting last year and making each pick count, I wonder what magic they can pull out of their hat this year but these next 2 months will be interesting. At least we'll see some pieces fall into place when free agency opens up in a couple weeks to appease us a little bit.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:06 PM   #18
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Roger Staubach was a 27 yr. old rookie, he had a pretty good career. I like Weeden, and his age is a plus for about 5-6 years, provided he can play in the nfl. I wouldn't be surprised to see him go in the mid 1st a la Ponder form 11.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:19 PM   #19
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I wouldn't trivialize Weeden's age by suggesting he could have an 8 or 9 year career as a starter. I mean sure, if he sets the Redskins all-time passing yards record as a rookie and makes the pro bowl, that becomes a pretty reasonable projection for his career path, but what are (realistically) the chances of him doing that?

If you take Weeden, the concern is in the here and now: what can he give you in 2012 and going into 2013? After that, you have a 31 year old QB who you are working year to year with. If you take Weeden and your thought process is "we're good at QB for at least the next six years" I think you're doing it wrong.

When you've won 11 games in 2 years, the only draft pick that matters is a draft pick that can help you win 10 or 11 games in this upcoming season.
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Old 02-24-2012, 04:43 PM   #20
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i like weeden a lot more than tannehill
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My heart dictates that I want us to draft a big player maker ie RG3 or Blackmon, but my brain hopes we do what we did last year if neither of those is available at 6 and trade down to gather more solid picks while picking up a solid, yet potentioal stud 1st rounder like Kerrigan wound up being. After the teams successful job of scouting last year and making each pick count, I wonder what magic they can pull out of their hat this year but these next 2 months will be interesting. At least we'll see some pieces fall into place when free agency opens up in a couple weeks to appease us a little bit.
Good post, tradeing down is becoming my answer more & more now.
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i like weeden a lot more than tannehill
so do Trent and Fred.
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Old 02-24-2012, 05:20 PM   #25
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Is Weeden ready to play now? If he isn't, he should be a low pick. A 28 year old rookie that needs time to adjust to the NFL. Anyways, I think the Weeden hype concerning Shanahan, is way to obvious to be real insight in to what he(shanahan) is gonna do. Hes said alot of good things about some other guys at the Senior Bowl also.

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Old 02-24-2012, 06:51 PM   #26
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Roger Staubach was a 27 yr. old rookie, he had a pretty good career. I like Weeden, and his age is a plus for about 5-6 years, provided he can play in the nfl. I wouldn't be surprised to see him go in the mid 1st a la Ponder form 11.
I didn't know that.
But.....Weeden the Dodger? I don't see it
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Old 02-24-2012, 06:57 PM   #27
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Roger Staubach was a 27 yr. old rookie, he had a pretty good career. I like Weeden, and his age is a plus for about 5-6 years, provided he can play in the nfl. I wouldn't be surprised to see him go in the mid 1st a la Ponder form 11.
I didn't know that.
But.....Weeden the Dodger? I don't see it
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Good post, tradeing down is becoming my answer more & more now.
It's been my answer every time I think about the Kerrigan trade down from last year. Worked out pretty well for the B&G! I can't imagine giving away the farm again in order to move up. It's not BA's or Shanahan's way! Wouldn't you rather get the farm than give up the farm? Too many holes to fill.
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My guess is trading back is probably plan C at this point. I think they're going to do everything they can to trade up for RGIII or Luck.
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Old 02-25-2012, 01:45 PM   #30
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I've gotten the impression they like Tannehill and Foles more than Weeden
I'd heard or read this also but it was MS who liked Tannehill and Foles and it was KS who liked Weeden.
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