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Who they should have drafted


Blaine Gabbert 1st round 10th OverAll- Might be the MVP of this draft. That's usually worth a top 10 pick especially when he's a franchise QB, so this pick stays the way it is.

 

Will Rackley 3rd rd 76 OA- He had a late 1st round grade on him. Great guy with good athleticism and versatility. Looking at the draft and how it fell I don't see a player drafted after him with anywhere near the value he had. So this pick stays the same.

 

Cecil Shorts 4th rd 114 OA- Good player. Good height weight and speed. Very similar player to Greg Salas who went earlier, so he was a good pick. However, I thought there was better players in the draft available. This pick should have been Taiwan Jones. Think CJ Spiller. Similar speed and agility and abilities in space as well as on returns. We are stacked at RB, but I still think he is the BAP and would upgrade the position as a whole.

 

Chris Prosinski 4th rd 121 OA- Good height, weight, speed guy. Very productive tackler. Didn't play a lot in coverage and it shows a little. Has shorter arms so it's a bit of a hindrance in coverage and when tackling in space. We need to draft defense eventually so I can't fault the team for this pick, so maybe this pick stays. BUT if we are going BAP I would bet my money on Jacquizz Rodgers.

 

Rod Issac 5th rd 147 OA- Great player. Good speed. Not big but hits harder than many NFL safeties. Ball skills aren't great, but if he's gonna play NB and ST's he's gonna be a great fit for our team. This pick stays.

 

So after all of that, 2 picks were not BAP according to a nobody like me; and both of the would be BAP picks would have been RB's. But having studied the draft heavily this season I believe, and we didn't have a whole lot of BAP meets needs picks, but with every pick we got a good player and we got great value with our pick.

 

If we supplement this draft with some good FA's I think we are gonna be in for a great season and an even better future.

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