Originally Posted by SlickBri481
I wouldn't mind this pick, but I have a hard time seeing it play out where we could get Smith at 9. If he impresses at the combine and in his pro day workouts, he'll almost certainly get taken by one of the QB needy teams drafting before us (KC, Cards, Bills). If he doesn't impress scouts over the next couple months and his stock drops, I wonder if Idzik would then take a big chance and stake his GM tenure to Smith. I'm not sure. Might be too bold a move.
I just can't really see a scenario where Smith is available at #9 and we take him.
I agree. I just cant see a first year GM taking such a risk with his first pick in his first draft. Thats why a guy like Warmack makes so much sense.