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  1. 11 points
    Apologies in advance for how long this post will be - because i was using excel to collate everything it's difficult for it to format well into this forum: i considered just putting it all on a google drive for y'all but that doesn't really seem like the done thing here... If it is I can maybe collate it all on a google drive and post a link to make it easier... Apologies as well for the bizarre post earlier that obviously didn't work. I'll start with my mock because it's easiest i reckon. I tried not to be too obvious as far as possible but within reason so a lot of the picks will look familiar I imagine. I fully mocked 2 rounds and then drafted in the ball park for the other picks: MOCK DRAFT Round 1 1) Browns - Myles Garrett - EDGE 2) 49ers - Jonathan Allen - DL: I find it hard to see the 49ers three-peating with DL in the first but the Jets kind of did it in the past and there's no offensive talent for Shanahan to clamour for at this spot. I could very much see the 49ers trying to trade out of this spot for a team that loves a qb and thinks the bears / jets will take one. 3) Bears - Solomon Thomas - DL: Thomas is a missing piece on that defence but I could also see the Bears trying to trade out of this spot too - it's reported that both the Jets and Browns are interested in Trubisky but there were quotes from a scout saying the Jets were in love with Trubisky but that he wouldn't make it to 6 - I personally have a feeling that's a Titans scout trying to scare a team into trading with them at number 5. 4) Jaguars - Leonard Fournette - RB 5) Titans - Jamal Adams - S 6) Jets - Marshon Lattimore - CB: The jets may take Trubisky but I'm going to err away from the side of sensationalism. 7) Chargers - Malik Hooker - S 8) Panthers - OJ Howard - TE: Greg Olsen is getting older and there are no linemen worthy of this pick I think - OJ Howard gives Cam Newton a weapon he'll find it hard to miss. 9) Bengals - Derek Barnett - EDGE: Game-changer off the edge, I'd hate this but it makes a lot of sense. 10) Bills - Mike Williams - WR: They need help opposite Sammy Watkins (or to replace him when he's injured) 11) Saints - Reuben Foster - ILB 12) Browns - Mitchell Trubisky - QB: They apparently really like him so if he falls to 12 I see them pulling the trigger. 13) Cardinals - Deshaun Watson - QB: I struggled with this pick so looked around the league - I have the impression that the Cardinals are happy at qb but there is a growing idea that they'll pick a qb here. 14) Eagles - Dalvin Cook - RB 15) Colts - Forest Lamp - OL 16) Ravens - Corey Davis - WR: He's a different kind of receiver to what Flacco has at the moment. The worries about the level of competition are obviously real but I have confidence that he can transition well because of his elite route-running skills and ability to hands-catch. 17) Washington - Haason Reddick - LB 18) Titans - John Ross - WR 19) Bucs - Christian Mccaffrey - RB 20) Broncos - Cam Robinson - OL 21) Lions - Tim Williams - EDGE 22) Dolphins - Zach Cunningham - ILB 23) Giants - Ryan Ramcyzk - OL 24) Raiders - Marlon Humphrey - CB 25) Texans - Garrett Bolles - OL 26) Seahawks - Teez Tabor - CB 27) Chiefs - Dan Feeney - OL 28) Cowboys - Gareon Conley - CB 29) Packers - Taco Charlton - EDGE 30) Steelers - Takk Mckinley - EDGE 31) Falcons - Budda Baker - S 32) Saints - Tredavius White - CB: I'm assuming the trade for Malcolm Butler doesn't happen and that the Saints need a corner. Round 2 1) Browns - Obi Melifonwu - S 2) 49ers - Quincy Wilson - CB 3) Jags - Jabrill Peppers - S 4) Bears - Deshone Kizer - QB 5) Rams - Charles Harris - EDGE 6) Chargers: Jarrad Davis - EDGE 7) Jets - Alvin Kamara - RB 8) Panthers - Adoree Jackson - CB 9) Bengals - Cooper Kupp - WR 10) Saints - Malik Mcdowell - DL 11) Eagles - David Njoku - TE 12) Bills - Patrick Mahomes - QB 13) Cardinals - Pat Elflein - OL 14) Colts - TJ Watt - EDGE 15) Ravens - Carl Lawson - EDGE: The injuries are a potential issue but he has legitimate first round talent and can wreck off the edge which is why he probably is untouchable for the ravens until now. Ryan Anderson/Evan Engram could be the pick if we are too uncomfortable with his injuries. 16) Vikings - Zay Jones - WR 17) Washington - Davis Webb - QB 18) Bucs - Ryan Anderson - EDGE 19) Broncos - Dion Dawkins - OL 20) Browns - Chidobe Awuzie - CB 21) Lions - Joe Mixon - RB 22) Dolphins - Jourdan Lewis - CB 23) Giants - Sidney Jones - CB 24) Raiders - Dont'a Foreman - RB 25) Texans - Evan Engram - TE 26) Seahawks - Taylor Moton - OL 27) Chiefs - Dede Westbrook - WR 28) Cowboys - Demarcus Walker - EDGE 29) Packers - Tanoh Kpassagnon - EDGE 30) Steelers - Kevin King - CB 31) Falcons - Ethan Pocic - OL 32) Panthers - Curtis Samuel - WR Round 3 Fabian Moreau - CB: A highly accomplished corner with first round talent who will most likely fall a little bit due to the sheer numbers of corners and the injury that will keep him out of OTAs etc. If he is taken then I could see Isaac Asiata or Howard Wilson being the pick here. Akhello Witherspoon - CB: Double dipping at corner might not be expected here but I think these guys could be the BPA picks at both these spots. Witherspoon is a brilliant cover corner who maybe shies away from contact too much but could maybe see a philosophy change once he's getting good money to make tackles and in our case to even get on the field. I could see these two corners developing really well together behind carr, smith and with tavon. Round 4 Anthony Garcia - OL: An interesting tackle prospect with some elite traits. He has great quickness and the ability to mirror edge rushers, is rarely beaten with speed. His major problem and it may not be fixable even in an NFL weight program is his body frame - he mostly plays under 300 which isnt ideal and im not sure he has the frame to add much more weight. He could be a useful addition to the right tackle competition - but i wonder how he'd hold up against bull rushers. Round 5 Donnel Pumphrey - RB: He's mocked to us a lot I think around here and I wanted to do something new but he makes a lot of sense. Running back help including someone with a twitchy type speed albeit maybe it isnt quite the breakaway speed we've been yearning. Round 6 Deatrich Wise Jr - EDGE: A guy who didn't have the greatest production but didnt show too many reasons why it wasnt working. He has potential as a late guy - probably projected in the 5th but I could see him dropping down to this round just because of all the combine notables and other guys who have more production this last year. BIG BOARD Player Position 1 Myles Garrett EDGE 2 Jamal Adams S 3 Malik Hooker S 4 Derek Barnett EDGE 5 Reuben Foster ILB 6 Jonathan Allen DL 7 Marshon Lattimore CB 8 Corey Davis WR 9 Mike Williams WR 10 Leonard Fournette RB 11 Tim Williams EDGE 12 Cam Robinson OL 13 Solomon Thomas DL 14 Dalvin Cook RB 15 OJ Howard TE 16 Hasson Reddick EDGE 17 Gareon Conley CB 18 Charles Harris EDGE 19 Quincy Wilson CB 20 Marlon Humphrey CB 21 Forest Lamp OL 22 TJ Watt EDGE 23 Budda Baker S 24 John Ross WR 25 Tradavius White CB 26 Garrett Bolles OL 27 Jabrill Peppers S 28 Dan Feeney OL 29 Ryan Ramcyzk OL 30 Christian Mccaffrey RB 31 Malik Mcdowell DL 32 Taco Charlton EDGE 33 Pat Elflein OL 34 Obi Melifonwu S 35 Adoree Jackson CB 36 Carl Lawson EDGE 37 David Njoku TE 38 Takk Mckinley EDGE 39 Ryan Anderson EDGE 40 Evan Engram TE 41 Chidobe Awuzie CB 42 Zay Jones WR 43 Zach Cunningham ILB 44 Fabian Moreau CB 45 Juju Smith-Schuster WR 46 Cooper Kupp WR 47 Tanoh Kpassagnon EDGE 48 Sidney Jones CB 49 Desmond King CB 50 Dion Dawkins OL 51 Jarrad Davis ILB 52 Alvin Kamara RB 53 Demarcus Walker EDGE 54 Ethan Pocic OL 55 Bucky Hodges TE 56 Teez Tabor CB 57 Chris Godwin WR 58 Raekwon Mcmillan ILB 59 Caleb Brentley DL 60 Marcus Williams S 61 Jourdan Lewis CB 62 Marcus Maye S 63 Isaiah Ford WR 64 Kevin King CB 65 Cam Sutton CB 66 Isaac Asiata OL 67 Gerald Everett TE 68 Rasul Douglas CB 69 Curtis Samuel WR 70 Jordan Willis EDGE 71 Ahkello Witherspoon CB 72 Justin Evans S 73 Cordrea Tankersley CB 74 Howard Wilson CB 75 Duke Riley ILB 76 Taylor Moton OL 77 Damontae Kazee CB 78 Taywan Taylor WR 79 Tarrell Basham EDGE 80 Dont'a Foreman RB 81 Derek Rivers EDGE 82 Corn Elder CB 83 Samaje Perrine RB 84 Carlos Henderson WR 85 Anthony Garcia OL 86 Montravius Adams DL 87 Tyus Bowser EDGE 88 Chris Wormley DL 89 Erik Magnuson OL 90 Tyler Orlosky OL 91 Eddie Jackson S 92 Jordan Legget TE 93 Larry Ogunjobi DL 94 Shaquill Griffin CB 95 Ardarius Stewart WR 96 Jaleel Johnson DL 97 Carroll Phillips EDGE 98 Ejuan Price EDGE 99 Dawuane Smoot EDGE 100 Kareem Hunt RB 101 Jarron Jones DL 102 Adam Bisnowaty OL 103 Julie'n Davenport OL 104 Carlos Watkins DL 105 Kyle Fuller OL 106 Vince Biegel EDGE 107 Amara Darboh WR 108 Dalvin Tomlinson DL 109 Jake Butt TE 110 Nazair Jones DL 111 Ryan Switzer WR 112 Charles Walker DL 113 Josh Jones S 114 Kendall Beckwith ILB 115 KD Cannon WR 116 Tanzel Smart DL 117 Dorian Johnson OL 118 Jalen Myrick CB 119 Corey Clement RB 120 Roderick Johnson OL 121 Elijah Qualls DL 122 Brian Allen CB 123 Jadar Johnson S 124 Malachi Dupre WR 125 Noah Brown WR 126 Josh Reynolds WR 127 Wayne Gallman RB 128 Soujorn Shelton CB 129 Jordan Morgan OL 130 David Sharpe OL 131 Artavis Scott WR 132 John Johnson S 133 Donnell Pumphrey RB 134 Eddie Vanderdoes DL 135 Elijah Lee ILB 136 Deatrich Wise Jr EDGE 137 Amba Etta-Tawo WR 138 Joe Mathis EDGE 139 Ryan Glasgow DL 140 Trestan Decoud CB 141 Vincent Taylor DL 142 Alex Anzalone ILB 143 Jon Toth OL 144 DJ Jones DL 145 Jalen Robinette WR 146 Anthony Walker ILB 147 Darreus Rogers WR 148 Jay Guillermo OL 149 De'Veon Smith RB 150 Davon Godchaux DL 151 Chad Hansen WR 152 Ben Boulware ILB 153 Freddie Stevenson FB 154 Brendan Langley CB 155 Montae Nicholson S 156 Tashawn Bower EDGE 157 Tarik Cohen RB 158 Channing Stribling CB 159 Rayshawn Jenkins S 160 Lorenzo Jerome S 161 Marquell Lee ILB 162 TJ Logan RB 163 Marquez White CB 164 Bryan Cox DL 165 Jeremiah Ledbitter DL 166 Jamal Carter S 167 Jalen Reeves-Maybin ILB 168 Sam Rogers FB I'll post my Qbs in order as well but the colour coding no longer works here but just as a reference point, I have all the qbs either in Jarron Jones's tier (starting at 101) or below it Mitch Trubisky QB Deshaun Watson QB Deshone Kizer QB Patrick Mahomes QB Brad Kaaya QB Davis Webb QB Nate Peterman QB Josh Dobbs QB Chad Kelly QB Jerod Evans QB Seth Russell QB CJ Beathard QB And here is the positional breakdown of the big board Position Draftable Players QB 11 RB 13 FB 2 OL 22 WR 23 TE 7 EDGE 23 DL 22 ILB 12 S 16 CB 28 TOTAL 179 Thanks for the read if you made it this far. Let me know what you think about the mock, the board, about maybe putting this on a google drive if that's easier. Oh yeah, and just for everyone's sanity, please don't quote this whole post...
  2. 7 points
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  4. 5 points
    Not football film. Oh no, I meant the bachelor.
  5. 4 points
  6. 4 points
    Apparently no one offered more than a fourth for Sheldon Richardson, so do not at all expect Jernigan to net more than a fifth.
  7. 4 points
    Every player and coach should be in line to apologize to him for this travesty.
  8. 3 points
    More like spreading misinformation. Superbowels are a servere medical condition. They matter a lot.
  9. 3 points
    whetevur uar seyin sond funey i doan liek
  10. 3 points
    With the 35rd pick of the 2017 forum mock, the Cleveland Browns select CB Cameron Sutton Tennessee
  11. 3 points
    simultaneously the most and least effort put into a single post all at once
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  13. 3 points
    1. If you're in the middle of a super "bowel" you should see a doctor. 2. LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL
  14. 3 points
    Thank god this board will close down after Star Wars day so I can make may the fourth be with you jokes about the draft picks
  15. 3 points
    The more I check out my favorite board and type away and read away, I'm struck by how lonely and uneventful my life will be when they yank away this board for good May 5th! I just don't see why they're doing it because I promise them on my future grave, I'll never ever follow them on facebook or twitter ever period! You still have time to reconsider and make Ravens fans really happy and relieved!
  16. 2 points
  17. 2 points
    for him a lot of people hold the lack of run defence against him - but for me its about opportunities there because he proved against LSU that he could be at least ok setting the edge in the run game
  18. 2 points
    No way d is available at our pick
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  22. 2 points
    why is that? tim williams is a legit first round, top 20 type talent who is falling 100% because of the failed drug tests, all it takes is interviews to make someone take a chance, ill put imaginary money on it that someone takes a chance in the first round, it may not be us, but someone will, and i would like for it to be us. corey davis, as good as he is at a lot of things, i think people are penciling him in as an automatic all star way too early. hes a pretty passive catcher and doesnt attack the ball well, he has faced more relaxed coverage than any first round wr prospect i can think of, i mean he constantly had so much cushion he didnt even have to work for separation. everything that is being said about corey davis now, was said about nelson agholor 2 years back, and really they look like similar players on film but agholor played far superior competition and showed more pursuit to the ball, im not into "X played better against Y than Z did so X is better" so i wont dive into that anymore, just saying that its way premature for corey davis to get all these accolades. and by the way, i like corey davis a lot. i just think his hype has grown to unreasonable levels from a select crowd on these boards recently. i think there are plenty of better directions the ravens can go at 16, id take williams, cam, oj howard, tj watt, haason reddick, marlon humphrey, derek barnett, and mike williams over corey davis if any of them are available, and im sure i can think of more
  23. 2 points
    There's some decent stuff there, especially the play review process. A centralized system is the way it should be done and allows for the quickest decisions I think.
  24. 1 point
    That 8 point move up was worth 40 points. That means, for Ealy the differential worked out to the Patriots giving the Panthers pick #132 in the 4th round. So, it really wasn't all that poor when you think about it. But I really like Jernigan's potential as long as he can show some consistency. Also, players tend to leave it all on the field in their contract year and I would like the Ravens to capitalize on that possibility.
  25. 1 point
    With the 37th pick in the 4th round of the 2017 Forum Mock, the Chicago Bears select Zane Gonzalez, K, Arizona State
  26. 1 point
    it was difficult to think where he'd go because he's unlikely to miss any of training camp - the hope for me is that he will be there at the first pick in the 3rd round because he has legitimate 1st round talent and wont actually be missing any of the season - that's why i allowed myself the privilege of mocking him to us in the 3rd but i could likewise see him not even making it to our 2nd round pick...
  27. 1 point
    Like a bunch of teenaged to 20 somethings he's clearly in love with pardon my take and thinks pft commenters Schlick is hilarious (i care more about telling than spelling) and thinks he's clever by blatantly knocking off of that character on here. Every misspelled word is spelled incorrectly the same way every time. Doan instead of don't?? You have to actually try to screw that up. And as you pointed out even when quoting names spelled properly he misspells them purposely using a phonetic spelling. I guarantee it takes longer and more effort to make sure everything's spelled wrong "the right way." Please guys lets all agree to block these people. Trolls exist for the reaction. I know it's tempting to want to talk sense into them, but you never will. They already know -- the stupidity is on purpose (some of it at least). If we block we don't have to see it, no one will quote so those of us that have blocked won't still be exposed.... And they'll quietly disappear
  28. 1 point
    That's fair. I was off base. Sorry about that.
  29. 1 point
    He didn't flat out say stats don't matter. Chill out.
  30. 1 point
    this must be that one poster who shall not be named
  31. 1 point
    How is it that you spell both of their names wrong when the quote that you quoted spelled them both right? And when Jernigan's name is in the title? I think @Moderator 3 was right, you've got to be trolling.
  32. 1 point
    So you would prefer another burner with limited catching ability, which is what most of our current WRs are already, over a complete wideout with great catch radius? You make more and more sense with each post
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    before i read this i was sure it would something like: corey davis's dad played backstreet football with joe flacco's cousin's sister's aunt's nephew's mother-in-law's stepson's baseball coach
  36. 1 point
    the board ive been continuously updating since january depending on media, debates on this board, tape watching, the combine, availability, personal opinions of need the mock i did on thursday maybe but didnt want to post it yet and if you want to see how long the post took - just look at the difference in time between the original fail post and this one lol - (to be fair i was watching annie hall with my housemates while typing it up) ill be honest and say i spent way too much time on everything you can see in the original post
  37. 1 point
    and i know that williams had a sub-par game against clemson but there were still a couple of plays i remember clearly where he destroyed the tackle off the snap and bent the edge and literally slipped on his way to the qb
  38. 1 point
    i love how much more play this thread is getting than the real one
  39. 1 point
    I hope everyone has superbowels today. LOL!
  40. 1 point
    I like Williams more than Davis. Flacco is not that accurate and Williams can just bully the ball away from defense like Boldin did. Either are playmaker though.
  41. 1 point
    You have got to be trolling us.
  42. 1 point
    So if d is your top prospect, then how does he compare to a and b? I think you're really limiting who we can take at 16. Not to mention that z is criminally underrated and could be a steal in the second.
  43. 1 point
    Bengals release Rey Maualuga. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2017/03/25/bengals-release-lb-rey-maualuga/
  44. 1 point
    i dont see that with tim williams at all - he's a multi-faceted pass rusher who has shown (albeit in limited opportunities) that he can be a 3 down defender - he's 100% worth the 16th pick if teams feel comfortable about the drugs and the arrest - as for making it out of the first round... i dont see that happening at all
  45. 1 point
    Idk man. Can we pay Robinson next year is the question in order for this deal to work. You know we also have to pay Mosley as well. I don't see it happening.
  46. 0 points
    With the 36th pick in the 4th round the San Francisco 49ers select... Josh Carraway | OLB/DE | TCU
  47. 0 points
    I've already said before that I really don't like Williams' value at 16. He can pass rush but I don't think he can be much more than a pass rush specialist at the next level, just what I get from watching him. I don't want to get into it, but I can't see him as BPA over Corey Davis, Cam Robinson, or a couple of the other guys you've got on the board. I'd honestly take Watt over him - and I don't want Watt at 16 either - I think a trade back would be a much better decision if the board falls the way you've got it. Early in the process I really, really didn't like Smith-Schuster, but I started to change that opinion about a month ago. He's not the fastest guy on the planet, but speed isn't really the main thing we're looking for, and it's secondary to the fact that he gets open in the short field anyway. He would be a good Aiken replacement for when we need a reliable target within 20 yards. I like the value here. Magnuson in the mid 3rd is probably my least favorite pick here. Just from what I've seen of him: lack of strength is a red flag, his footwork can get real sloppy against speed rushers (just throw on the Ohio State tape and you'll see what I'm talking about, his kick out wasn't fast enough to catch his man often), and I don't really agree with your comment about pass protection, I think he's pretty weak in the department. Honestly when I watch him I only see a swing tackle ceiling, I don't see a guy that can step in at RT any time soon in the NFL. I watched Walker forever ago, so I will have to go back and watch him to give analysis, but I do remember that I liked him less that other options that'll likely be available at his position, most notable Jarron Jones (whom I think can be extremely good with some coaching up, the way he dominated Miami's oline showed me a lot, obviously isn't ready to go day one, but if developed right I see a very good player here) and Nazair Jones. I love Perine (though I hate how his name is pronounced, I'm going to keep saying per-een and I'm not stopping), great power and his balance is unreal. However his knee issues do give me some pause. Power guys with knee issues is a legitimate red flag. As an overall note - I can't see us passing totally on the strongest CB class in forever. There will be great options at our second and third that may be starting quality players immediately that I think have to be BPA. Carr is only a one, maybe two at most, year fix at #2 CB, and even with him we know Jimmy will go down at some point again putting us in a terrible position since we are still severely lacking in depth on the outside. Canady is an interesting developmental guy, but I think it'd be foolish to put our depth trust in him after only one year of development.
  48. 0 points
    No doubt in my mind that Ray Ray's a troll. I don't care how fast you type, or even if you're completely illiterate, no one spells like Mast3r Ch13f talks on "Arby 'n' the Chief." He also manages to go against a lot of objectively correct aspects of the Raven's franchise, for instance he wants to trade Flacco, and with his amount of posts on this site it should be impossible to support something so detrimental to the team.
  49. 0 points
    I like the idea of trading Allen Robinson for Jernigan but not trading our 1st or 2nd if the Jags are interested. Swap picks in the 3rd or 4th round will do but we also will have to pay Robinson top dollar next year because he will be a UFA just like Jernigan so l don't know how it's gonna work out.
  50. 0 points
    Don't bother. People don't know what they don't know and they don't want to know. lol