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Mt. Crushmore

2016 Draft a Franchise: Discussion Thread

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People building defense this year. I guess they're trying to make their own version of the Broncos.

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I am a bit surprised that Mack was taken before some other front 7 guys. But I can't criticize the pick. He had a hell of a year.

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3 minutes ago, ludy51 said:

Heck, even if you want to go defense, I'd go Watt, or somebody in the secondary

Nothing wrong with building the defense around Mack imo.

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I'm happy to build my team around Mack. In my opinion no other QB was worth #4. Basically my top 3 were taken top 3 and I scanned for the guy I'd most want to build my team around and I came away with an all around OLB whom I would argue is as good as anyone left. Looking around I'd say its far harder to find a top flight pass rusher who can also stop the run as well as anyone as opposed to a good serviceable CB.

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7 minutes ago, VeiledPsychosis said:

I'm happy to build my team around Mack. In my opinion no other QB was worth #4, I wouldn't take Brady if my life depended on it and Brees at 4 just doesn't seem right to me. Basically my top 3 were taken top 3 and I scanned for the guy I'd most want to build my team around and I came away with an all around OLB whom I would argue is as good as anyone left. Looking around I'd say its far harder to find a top flight pass rusher who can also stop the run as well as anyone as opposed to a good serviceable CB.

You should refrain from mentioning available players.

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I had a hard time deciding between Luck and Newton.  I had buyers remorse the minute I hit post with Newton and wish I went Luck.  I'm sure I would have felt the same way had I picked Luck though.   

Luck scared me a little last year with his durability and decision making.  Grant it, the team could have been much better around him.  But both Luck & Newton have a lot of quality football ahead of them.  

I didn't think there was anyway he would have made it to #5.

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Just now, PuRock said:

I had a hard time deciding between Luck and Newton.  I had buyers remorse the minute I hit post with Newton and wish I went Luck.  I'm sure I would have felt the same way had I picked Luck though.   

Luck scared me a little last year with his durability and decision making.  Grant it, the team could have been much better around him.  But both Luck & Newton have a lot of quality football ahead of them.  

My top 3 QBs were easily Rodgers, Luck and Newton (in no particular order). I would've had a hard choice if I had to choose between them.

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3 minutes ago, Mt. Crushmore said:

My top 3 QBs were easily Rodgers, Luck and Newton (in no particular order). I would've had a hard choice if I had to choose between them.

I would have thought Rodgers is out of that discussion, being hands down the top guy.

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5 minutes ago, Mt. Crushmore said:

My top 3 QBs were easily Rodgers, Luck and Newton (in no particular order). I would've had a hard choice if I had to choose between them.

Those were my top three as well.  I was hoping that the decision would be made for me.  The prior two years I would have went Luck hands down between the two.   

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4 minutes ago, allblackraven said:

I would have thought Rodgers is out of that discussion, being hands down the top guy.

Depends how much you factor in age

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1 hour ago, -Truth- said:

Great get in Cam Newton. Still puzzled how he fell all the way to No.10 last year.

I could see Cam anywhere from 2-10. QB not so clear cut in my eyes. Also Cam never really won Abig game before last year where he really took a step forward in my eyes. 

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52 minutes ago, VeiledPsychosis said:

I'm happy to build my team around Mack. In my opinion no other QB was worth #4. Basically my top 3 were taken top 3 and I scanned for the guy I'd most want to build my team around and I came away with an all around OLB whom I would argue is as good as anyone left. Looking around I'd say its far harder to find a top flight pass rusher who can also stop the run as well as anyone as opposed to a good serviceable CB.

I have to agree with the pick if going Defense and the logic. Plus he's still yet to reach his max potential and I take age into consideration as well. 

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1 hour ago, allblackraven said:

I know but he hasn't sent me the board.

 

Just a quick question when Its my turn how do I send the next guy the board? Just curious

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3 minutes ago, Mt. Crushmore said:

Depends how much you factor in age

Yeah, I guess. He should have 4-5 solid years left in him, though - just enough to produce and teach the successor (as I'm sure will happen - they know how to do it).

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17 minutes ago, Mt. Crushmore said:

My top 3 QBs were easily Rodgers, Luck and Newton (in no particular order). I would've had a hard choice if I had to choose between them.

Honestly I'm glad I had one and not two because I'm not sure who I'd take. I don't think I'd put Luck there. His consistency was scary bad last year. Hard to blame that on everyone else's shortcomings 

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1 minute ago, ALSKAN RAVEN FAN said:

Just a quick question when Its my turn how do I send the next guy the board? Just curious

If there are 2 picks ahead of you, send your top 3 players via PM

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Everyone should know I love Luck about as much as any player in the league, so that was a very easy pick for me. Had him as number two.

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I'd probably take Rodgers #1, I'm just not giving a concrete statement because I didn't really look into it as I didn't have to. May as well prep for people who'll actually be at #13 

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26 minutes ago, BmoreBird22 said:

With three defensive players gone, I'm surprised to see a certain player from defense still there.

I know right? Fully expected John Cena to be gone by this point...

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58 minutes ago, BmoreBird22 said:

Everyone should know I love Luck about as much as any player in the league, so that was a very easy pick for me. Had him as number two.

Right with you there

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1 hour ago, ravensdan said:

I could see Cam anywhere from 2-10. QB not so clear cut in my eyes. Also Cam never really won Abig game before last year where he really took a step forward in my eyes. 

I thought he took a step forward I'm terms of going through his progressions the year before. I would've likely had Rodgers and Newton at No.1 and No.2 among my QB targets.

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