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Old 04-05-2005, 04:35 PM   #1
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Trading up to #2

Since we all want an impact player in the draft, why not trade...Garner, #9 and Betts, to Miami for there #2 and take Braylon Edwards....then we can compete with the Eagles in the Division for the Title...... or if we could Trade to get the #2 who would you take?
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Old 04-05-2005, 04:37 PM   #2
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Re: Trading up to #2

I'm not really sold on Edwards. As anyone knows, I'm one of the bigger Williams supporters. I definitely would not want to lose our depth at RB. If SOMEHOW we could get the #2 (which I don't think could happen in any situation), of course I'd take Williams. If all the players I listed in MY preferred draftees list are gone, I'd say trade down for more picks.
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Old 04-05-2005, 05:16 PM   #3
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Malcolm once again I agree with you on most of your comments. I however feel we should pass on Williams and get the best corner available in the draft. I think "pac-man" Jones would do more for us. The replacement of Smoot is obvious but Jones is also an explosive return man. Morton has not really done much for us an I suspect he will be cut in June. IF NOT that I think like you that trading down for more picks is a better option.
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Old 04-05-2005, 05:46 PM   #4
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Malcolm once again I agree with you on most of your comments. I however feel we should pass on Williams and get the best corner available in the draft. I think "pac-man" Jones would do more for us. The replacement of Smoot is obvious but Jones is also an explosive return man. Morton has not really done much for us an I suspect he will be cut in June. IF NOT that I think like you that trading down for more picks is a better option.

We already have 2 explosive return men in Moss and Brown, as well Gibbs does not like to use a star player on returns for fear of injury [ala D.Green] I am for taking a CB but I want to deal down and pick up a 2nd rounder as well and look for a WR with that pick, no way we deal up for anyone.
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Old 04-05-2005, 05:55 PM   #5
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I say trade down, collect picks, and make good, solid 'for the long term' selections.
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Old 04-05-2005, 06:09 PM   #6
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I say trade down, collect picks, and make good, solid 'for the long term' selections.

Agreed, if we can't get Williams then trade down.
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Old 04-05-2005, 06:18 PM   #7
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I would love to have williams but I say CB is more important right now. I say Rolle at 9 and if he is gone trade down and get Rogers or Miller in the mid 1st
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Old 04-05-2005, 06:57 PM   #8
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You never know, but, Vinny C. said on the extremeskins chat that the Skins aren't interested in trading up mainly because of the cap concerns that goes along with a top 5 pick.
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Old 04-05-2005, 08:14 PM   #9
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Both the Niners (at #1 overall) and the Dolphins (at #2 overall) are ACTIVELY looking to trade down. The reason is that the consensus this year is that the draft is one of the worst ones in memory in terms of "star players" and "impact players".

Everyone will be looking to try to get more picks in lower spots (smaller cap hits) and so that market may be difficult to navigate. Now if a team really wants to move up and thinks it has some kind of scouting edge, they COULD grab the #1 and #2 picks this year. If a team does that, their scouts better be right because those contracts will become painful in about 3 years...
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Old 04-05-2005, 08:46 PM   #10
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Yeah there really is no clear cut #1 pick, not a good year to be a bad team!
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Old 04-05-2005, 09:29 PM   #11
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You never know, but, Vinny C. said on the extremeskins chat that the Skins aren't interested in trading up mainly because of the cap concerns that goes along with a top 5 pick.
He was very adamant about it too Matty. Moving up in this draft has been addressed. And we are not doing it.
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You never know, but, Vinny C. said on the extremeskins chat that the Skins aren't interested in trading up mainly because of the cap concerns that goes along with a top 5 pick.
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Old 04-05-2005, 10:17 PM   #13
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If we move up in the draft it will be on draft day, and not more than a few slots. IF,and this is a big if, IF they are really sold on a guy and really want him they might make one of thoes moves where you go up a pick or two just to make sure you get him. Assuming you think someone else wants the same guy. I do see this happening a lot in this years draft, probably not with us though.
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Old 04-05-2005, 10:30 PM   #14
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I do not see us moving anywhere at all. I believe that we have a good position in the draft minus a second round pick. Low enough to get an impact player, and high enough to not have to pony up the dough for him. However, I am no pshycic. The draft will prove to be interesting.
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Old 04-06-2005, 12:28 AM   #15
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i agree with you angryssg. i think the 9 spot is a good place to be. i'm torn between the skins picking a cb or a wr.
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