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    Who do you think will fall the most on draft day?

    Just like last year with steven jackson, kenechi udeze, and kevin jones, guys who no one would fall out of the top 15 but did. I think it could either be cadillac, or alex barron, but who do you guys think will slip on draft day?

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    Thomas Jones...run stuffing safety who doesn't play pass very well...most teams are more intrigued to convert him to LB = project, albeit a very talented project at LB.

    He'll drop IMO.

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    I think you mean Thomas Davis...




    If Thomas Davis dropped to 26 I would bet we would run to the podium to announce his pick... Didn't he have a pretty decent forty time?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wickedtwisted
    I think you mean Thomas Davis...




    If Thomas Davis dropped to 26 I would bet we would run to the podium to announce his pick... Didn't he have a pretty decent forty time?


    Ran a 4.48 at his proday. Ran a 4.7 at the combine i think i read somewhere.

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    Sorry Wicked....you are correct sir ....kudos

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    If players keep running better at their workouts. Less and less players are going to run at the combine. Remember that different surfaces give certain prospects an edge that they don't have at Indy.

    Straight line speed is not a big deal for strong safeties. It's a big deal for CB and to a lesser extent, free safeties.

    Lateral agility, instincts and tackling are the key areas at strong safety.

    Let me get back on on topic for a second. As far as players falling.

    The general consensus is that Two QB's, 3 RB's and 2 WR's will all go in the top 7 to 10 picks.

    Teams say they don't focus in on need but they do. That's why Vince Wilfork fell last year. Wilfork was my 2nd choice at 12 for The Jets and I wouldn't have been upset if they drafted him. He fell to the bottom of the round.

    I think that Erasmus James could fall into The 20's because of his history with injuries and slow 40 times and lack of versatility. I think teams like Merriman and Ware better as pass rushers.

    Players fall sometimes because teams are filling needs. So maybe a Carlos Rogers falls farther than he should or a Mark Clayton. Both players are going to be excellent pros.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungJetsFan
    If players keep running better at their workouts. Less and less players are going to run at the combine. Remember that different surfaces give certain prospects an edge that they don't have at Indy.

    Straight line speed is not a big deal for strong safeties. It's a big deal for CB and to a lesser extent, free safeties.

    Lateral agility, instincts and tackling are the key areas at strong safety.

    Let me get back on on topic for a second. As far as players falling.

    The general consensus is that Two QB's, 3 RB's and 2 WR's will all go in the top 7 to 10 picks.

    Teams say they don't focus in on need but they do. That's why Vince Wilfork fell last year. Wilfork was my 2nd choice at 12 for The Jets and I wouldn't have been upset if they drafted him. He fell to the bottom of the round.

    I think that Erasmus James could fall into The 20's because of his history with injuries and slow 40 times and lack of versatility. I think teams like Merriman and Ware better as pass rushers.

    Players fall sometimes because teams are filling needs. So maybe a Carlos Rogers falls farther than he should or a Mark Clayton. Both players are going to be excellent pros.

    YJF man, you got me all excited thinking about seeing Clayton there at 26. That kid is going to be something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DE94Abraham
    YJF man, you got me all excited thinking about seeing Clayton there at 26. That kid is going to be something.
    Clayton is good. Real good. WR's fall into different categories. There are a bunch of different styles of Receiver.

    Mike Williams is a big physical WR who can take the ball away from you. He also has amazing hands and is a tremendous force in the red zone. He's a monster.

    Braylon Edwards is very flashy. He's got all the tools. Size, speed, agility etc but he's not as polished as people think. He grades so high because the package is really impressive as a whole. I like his gameday attitude. He brings it.

    Troy Williamson is dynamite. He is the best deep threat in this draft. Has scary upside. A "potentially" explosive player on the next level.

    Mark Clayton is the most polished WR of the group. Runs the best routes, has great hands and is really tough.He was a fantastic blocker in college. Is a QB's best friend. He made Jason White look great at times. Clayton is a tougher version of Marvin Harrison. In The senior bowl practices, I saw them on NFL network. The exclusive film and Clayton humiliated the CB's. From Ronald Bartell to Corey Webster etc etc etc

    Clayton's teammates aren't too shabby either. Mark Bradley is a pretty good talent. Brandon Jones has upside as well.

    The Oklahoma WR's are going to be better in the pros than they were in college. Jason White had it made. He had 3 All Americans on the o-line in Jammal Brown, Vince Carter and Wes Sims and he had a very nice trio of WR's. Clayton being the best one. The talent around him picked him up.

    If Clayton played at USC. You would have seen even better numbers from him.If he plays with an elite QB. You will see how much better he can be.

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    PAC-MAN- I think he's going to be a late 1st round pick.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gangGREENinsider
    PAC-MAN- I think he's going to be a late 1st round pick.

    From your words to gods ears. I would salivate at the chance to add Pac-Man.

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    I think that Antrelle Rolle will fall out of the top 10.

    I think that Thomas Davis will still be there at pick 20. (maybe 26 if we're lucky).

    Cedric benson will be the last RB taken in round 1 and may fall out of the top 10.

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    I have read some reports that Merriman is going to drop...unless he gets the exact system (3-4, with the right front three already in place), he is going to fall, maybe even out of the first round... I don't think he is big enough for the Jets to consider...maybe Denver.

    As a DE in a 4-3, he may not be able to stop the run, and may not be able to get past the better talent in the NFL at OT.

    Another that could drop in the later part of the first round is Shaun Cody - I think he would be an asset to any team, but he is a generalist, and teams may be looking for immediate impact specialists this year....just some general feelings.

    Go JETS! (TB!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by DE94Abraham
    Ran a 4.48 at his proday. Ran a 4.7 at the combine i think i read somewhere.
    His actual number were:

    Davis (6-0, 227) ran his 40s in 4.43 and 4.44. He had a 9-foot-10 long jump and 12 reps. Scouts worked him at safety and at linebacker, and the consensus is that he will remain at safety in the NFL.
    Believe me this guy will not make it out of the top 20.

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