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    In Response to Re: ***2012 Patriots Draft Thread*** MOCK V1 ADDED : Hey MB- From what I've seen on Johnston, and this is only a 3 game sample, they pretty much had him playing Man coverage.  I don't recall seeing him in a zone set.  He is a very physical corner, does a great job jamming WRs at the line and seems to stick with them through the route.  His technique and footwork seem fine, and he looks pretty fluid for a 6'2 corner. Seems to be a good tackler and looked strong in run support.  His ability to quickly read the play and react to the ball in the air is what could really set him apart.  More often than not, he seems to put himself in good position to make a play on the ball when it's in the air and has good enough hands to make the pick when the opportunity is there. With all of this being said, you have to remember that he was playing FCS competition. I normally don't put much stock into the combine/workout numbers, but I think they will be very important for a guy like Johnston.  Speed looks good but not elite.  If I had to guess I'd say he runs around a 4.5.  He is very intriguing prospect who really stands out when you see him play. PS- I'm not a ND fan, but if I had a chance to see a game in South Bend I'd do it in a heart-beat.  Maybe the Cougs will play a non-conference game there sometime in the near future.  Hopefully new HC Mike Leach can turn things around and get them back on the map by then!  Been to Pac-12 games at Wazzu (more than I can count), OR, OR St., UW, and USC.  All were great college football atmospheres, but OR St. & Wazzu were the most fun.  Going to Camp Randall in 2014 to see Wazzu play Wisc and lookin forward to it.
    Posted by WazzuWheatfarmer


    Good stuff, I'll need to research him further.

    Solid hire by Moos over at Wazzu, Leach is an excellent football coach and should turn that program around quick.

    Camp Randall is another place that I'd love to see a football game... have always been a big fan of Big Ten football.
     
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    In Response to Re: ***2012 Patriots Draft Thread*** MOCK V1 ADDED : SL, I'd be happy with this haul outside of the Rd 4 pick as I'd be more interested in a kid like NC State LB Audie Cole (6-4 245) or Boise State DE/OLB Shea McLellin (6-3 255) in the Rd 4 range. Wright (or any WR) in Rd 1 would be unprecedented for BB, but the kid is def getting plenty of Rd 1 chatter.  The speed/quicks/skill set is definitely there, however he'll need plenty of work on his routes etc, nonetheless, I think he's a great fit in Foxboro.
    Posted by mbeaulieu07


    It certainly would be unprecedented for BB, but if there was anyone that would fit the bill this year or any year it may be Wright. He fits their prototype for the WR position and would look real good in NE. Really don't expect Wright to be the pick come April, but this mock was more of matching needs to players that I thought fit the team well and would be available at the projected picks.

    For the 4th rounder, I was close to making Audie Cole the pick, but wasn't sure and still am not sure he lasts until the late 4th round. He is a real good player, would look good in New England but not sure he lasts until then. McLellin was also a consideration but in the end, I haven't seen enough of him, only a few games to make a judgement. Binns has impressed me every game I watch.
     
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    Just some random thoughts. A few of my favorite players in the country and some guys who would be great fits in New England.

    Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska) -- Dennard is someone who may not make it to the Patriots pick, but you never know on draft day. Dennard is a special player, and is rather underrated. To me he is a top 10 player in the upcoming class, but I see him getting draft more in the 15-20 range, so it isn't out of the question he could drop. BB isn't one to trade up in most cases, but if he did, a player like this would be the target. He would make it another CB pick, and may make fans frustrated. But he would slide right in and start from Day 1. He fits the Pats prototype and IMO is close to, sometimes better then his former teammate Prince Amukamara.

    Courtney Upshaw (LB, Alabama) -- Another player who may not make it to the Pats but would fit very nicely in the Pats scheme. Saban-BB connection doesn't hurt either. A lot of you guys already know a lot about him, so no need to rehash things. But a 3 or 4 down player for the Patriots, someone who would  start and make an impact from day 1.

    Kendall Wright (WR, Baylor) -- Already said some things in my mock above, but Wright is an awesome player, and special talent. He fits the Patriots prototype, has great speed, good in short areas, good COD, agility, etc. Likely a Round 1 pick, come April, and even though I gave him to us in the mock, not sure he will be in consideration for the Pats. We can only hope.

    Mark Barron (S, Alabama) -- Another player discussed heavily, so I won't beat a dead horse. But a very good player, who has improved greatly in coverage this year, one of his concerns going into the year. Another guy who may not be available in April.

    Devon Still (DT, Penn State) -- Awesome player, who screams Patriots to me. Is versitle, and someone who could be a 5-tech IMO, as well as an interior DT in a 4 man front. I'd take him in a second if he is available in April, but not so sure he will be.

    Ryan Broyles (WR, Oklahoma) -- If WR position isn't addressed early on in the Draft, I hope the Pats snag Broyles, who when healthy was a Late 1st round guy, and even though he is coming off an ACL injury will be a very good player still in the pros IMO. 
     
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    Just some random thoughts. A few of my favorite players in the country and some guys who would be great fits in New England. Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska) -- Dennard is someone who may not make it to the Patriots pick, but you never know on draft day. Dennard is a special player, and is rather underrated. To me he is a top 10 player in the upcoming class, but I see him getting draft more in the 15-20 range, so it isn't out of the question he could drop. BB isn't one to trade up in most cases, but if he did, a player like this would be the target. He would make it another CB pick, and may make fans frustrated. But he would slide right in and start from Day 1. He fits the Pats prototype and IMO is close to, sometimes better then his former teammate Prince Amukamara. Courtney Upshaw (LB, Alabama) -- Another player who may not make it to the Pats but would fit very nicely in the Pats scheme. Saban-BB connection doesn't hurt either. A lot of you guys already know a lot about him, so no need to rehash things. But a 3 or 4 down player for the Patriots, someone who would  start and make an impact from day 1. Kendall Wright (WR, Baylor) -- Already said some things in my mock above, but Wright is an awesome player, and special talent. He fits the Patriots prototype, has great speed, good in short areas, good COD, agility, etc. Likely a Round 1 pick, come April, and even though I gave him to us in the mock, not sure he will be in consideration for the Pats. We can only hope. Mark Barron (S, Alabama) -- Another player discussed heavily, so I won't beat a dead horse. But a very good player, who has improved greatly in coverage this year, one of his concerns going into the year. Another guy who may not be available in April. Devon Still (DT, Penn State) -- Awesome player, who screams Patriots to me. Is versitle, and someone who could be a 5-tech IMO, as well as an interior DT in a 4 man front. I'd take him in a second if he is available in April, but not so sure he will be. Ryan Broyles (WR, Oklahoma) -- If WR position isn't addressed early on in the Draft, I hope the Pats snag Broyles, who when healthy was a Late 1st round guy, and even though he is coming off an ACL injury will be a very good player still in the pros IMO. 
    Posted by sportslover21


    All good players. It would be a gift if Upshaw or Dennard fell to us, but I don't see it happening. Either guy would most likely require a trade up, which wouldn't hurt my feelings.  Either player would have a positive impact on our Defense. Haven't seen much of Still, but heard good things.
     
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    Just some random thoughts. A few of my favorite players in the country and some guys who would be great fits in New England. Alfonzo Dennard (CB, Nebraska) -- Dennard is someone who may not make it to the Patriots pick, but you never know on draft day. Dennard is a special player, and is rather underrated. To me he is a top 10 player in the upcoming class, but I see him getting draft more in the 15-20 range, so it isn't out of the question he could drop. BB isn't one to trade up in most cases, but if he did, a player like this would be the target. He would make it another CB pick, and may make fans frustrated. But he would slide right in and start from Day 1. He fits the Pats prototype and IMO is close to, sometimes better then his former teammate Prince Amukamara. Courtney Upshaw (LB, Alabama) -- Another player who may not make it to the Pats but would fit very nicely in the Pats scheme. Saban-BB connection doesn't hurt either. A lot of you guys already know a lot about him, so no need to rehash things. But a 3 or 4 down player for the Patriots, someone who would  start and make an impact from day 1. Kendall Wright (WR, Baylor) -- Already said some things in my mock above, but Wright is an awesome player, and special talent. He fits the Patriots prototype, has great speed, good in short areas, good COD, agility, etc. Likely a Round 1 pick, come April, and even though I gave him to us in the mock, not sure he will be in consideration for the Pats. We can only hope. Mark Barron (S, Alabama) -- Another player discussed heavily, so I won't beat a dead horse. But a very good player, who has improved greatly in coverage this year, one of his concerns going into the year. Another guy who may not be available in April. Devon Still (DT, Penn State) -- Awesome player, who screams Patriots to me. Is versitle, and someone who could be a 5-tech IMO, as well as an interior DT in a 4 man front. I'd take him in a second if he is available in April, but not so sure he will be. Ryan Broyles (WR, Oklahoma) -- If WR position isn't addressed early on in the Draft, I hope the Pats snag Broyles, who when healthy was a Late 1st round guy, and even though he is coming off an ACL injury will be a very good player still in the pros IMO. 
    Posted by sportslover21


    Below are the 25 names that interest me the most at this point (assuming all were to declare), I've highlighted a couple of names that haven't been mentioned, but haven't really been discussed:

    Mark Barron- S- Alabama
    Harrison Smith- S- ND
    Kenny Vaccaro- S- Texas
    Robert Lester- S- Alabama

    Tyler Eifert- TE-ND

    Kendall Wright- WR- Baylor
    Jarius Wright- WR- Arkansas
    Mohamed Sanu- WR- Rutgers
    Marquis Maze- WR- Alabama
    Devon Wylie- WR- Fresno State

    Kawann Short- DT- Purdue
    Josh Chapman- DT- Alabama

    Melvin Ingram- DE/OLB- South Carolina (he's trending upwards)
    Courtney Upshaw- DE/OLB- Alabama
    Sam Montgomery- DE/OLB- LSU (RS Soph)
    Shea McCLellin- DE/OLB- Boise State
    Devin Taylor- DE/OLB- South Carolina

    Dont'a Hightower- LB- Alabama
    Audie Cole- LB- NC State
    Tank Carder- LB- TCU
    Ronnell Lewis- LB- Oklahoma

    Stephon Gilmore- CB- South Carolina
    Janoris Jenkins- CB- North Alabama (big time character issues).
    Chase Minnifield- CB- Virginia
    Leonard Johnson- CB- Iowa State

     
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    My early hope is
    RD1
    Upshaw and Barron
    Rd 2
    Sanu and Fleener
    Rd 3
    Best available C
     
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    In Response to Re: ***2012 Patriots Draft Thread*** MOCK V1 ADDED : Below are the 25 names that interest me the most at this point (assuming all were to declare), I've highlighted a couple of names that haven't been mentioned, but haven't really been discussed: Mark Barron- S- Alabama Harrison Smith- S- ND Kenny Vaccaro- S- Texas Robert Lester- S- Alabama Tyler Eifert- TE-ND Kendall Wright- WR- Baylor Jarius Wright- WR- Arkansas Mohamed Sanu- WR- Rutgers Marquis Maze- WR- Alabama Devon Wylie- WR- Fresno State Kawann Short- DT- Purdue Josh Chapman- DT- Alabama Melvin Ingram- DE/OLB- South Carolina (he's trending upwards) Courtney Upshaw- DE/OLB- Alabama Sam Montgomery- DE/OLB- LSU (RS Soph) Shea McCLellin- DE/OLB- Boise State Devin Taylor- DE/OLB- South Carolina Dont'a Hightower- LB- Alabama Audie Cole- LB- NC State Tank Carder- LB- TCU Ronnell Lewis- LB- Oklahoma Stephon Gilmore- CB- South Carolina Janoris Jenkins- CB- North Alabama (big time character issues). Chase Minnifield- CB- Virginia Leonard Johnson- CB- Iowa State
    Posted by mbeaulieu07


    Some good choices.

    Not so sure that BB would go after a Redshirt Sophmore in Montgomery as much as I like Montgomery.

    Jenkins is a favorite of mine, top 10-15 player talent wise in the draft, and if the value is there in the 2nd. I wouldn't hesitate to grab him.

    A lot of the others have been discussed. I need to check out the Fresno WR more then I have. From what I have seen though, he fits the Pats prototype at WR.
     
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    I see alot of posters saying we should grab Alabama S Barron in the first round.  I seriously doubt he lasts into the 20's.  Unfortunatley, it seems like his draft stock is on the rise.  BB might not be willing to trade up into the 12-15 range to select him.

    Are there any safeties besides Barron that are any good.  Are Markell Martin or Harrison Smith or anyone else worthy of a first round pick?
     
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    I see alot of posters saying we should grab Alabama S Barron in the first round.  I seriously doubt he lasts into the 20's.  Unfortunatley, it seems like his draft stock is on the rise.  BB might not be willing to trade up into the 12-15 range to select him. Are there any safeties besides Barron that are any good.  Are Markell Martin or Harrison Smith or anyone else worthy of a first round pick?
    Posted by Army2LT


    There are really no other 1st round safeties after a few guys elected to stay in school.

    Martin, Smith, Robert Lester (Alabama) are a few guys in the 2nd-3rd round range though, who are potential fits.
     
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    I see alot of posters saying we should grab Alabama S Barron in the first round.  I seriously doubt he lasts into the 20's.  Unfortunatley, it seems like his draft stock is on the rise.  BB might not be willing to trade up into the 12-15 range to select him. Are there any safeties besides Barron that are any good.  Are Markell Martin or Harrison Smith or anyone else worthy of a first round pick?
    Posted by Army2LT


    if we go free safety in the draft (which i prefer safety and if cb needed in f.a.)
     i like robert lester. huge ball hawk and best cover safety.

     
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    In Response to Re: ***2012 Patriots Draft Thread*** MOCK V1 ADDED : if we go free safety in the draft (which i prefer safety and if cb needed in f.a.)  i like robert lester. huge ball hawk and best cover safety.
    Posted by bredbru

    Well Lester is the better ball hawk I contend that Martin is the better coverage S. Martin's averaged 10 PD over the last 3 seasons which is very impressive for any S.

    Though Lester plays in a 34 Saban system which is much closer to what we play, Martin might have the better overall coverage ability 

     
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    My early hope is RD1 Upshaw and Barron Rd 2 Sanu and Fleener Rd 3 Best available C
    Posted by MordecaiBloodmoon


    that would not be bad at all.
     
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    In Response to Re: ***2012 Patriots Draft Thread*** MOCK V1 ADDED : Well Lester is the better ball hawk I contend that Martin is the better coverage S. Martin's averaged 10 PD over the last 3 seasons which is very impressive for any S. Though Lester plays in a 34 Saban system which is much closer to what we play, Martin might have the better overall coverage ability 
    Posted by PatsEng


    thanks for the input eng.
     
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    look how good eli looks with a couple stud receivers.
    get us at least 1 top outside receiver (if not 2) in fa and or draft
     
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    I see alot of posters saying we should grab Alabama S Barron in the first round.  I seriously doubt he lasts into the 20's.  Unfortunatley, it seems like his draft stock is on the rise.  BB might not be willing to trade up into the 12-15 range to select him. Are there any safeties besides Barron that are any good.  Are Markell Martin or Harrison Smith or anyone else worthy of a first round pick?
    Posted by Army2LT


    IMO, Barron is the only Rd 1 safety at this point, though I think Lester has Rd 1 upside, but likely comes off the board on Day 2.  Harrison Smith is more of a day 3 kid with Rd 2 upside, IMO and is a player that I like a lot.
     
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    Antonio Allen, the 6-2 205 S from South Carolina should be added to the discussion as well.  Good size, active kid, always around the football, solid tackler, spends a lot of time down in the box, but projects as a solid zone safety as well.  He also made a fair amout of plays this season, 3 INT's (1 TD), 2 PBU, 4 FF to go along with 81 tackles.  Prob a day 3 kid at this point.

     
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    Posted by mbeaulieu07


    mb, barron will be long gone likely, but how is he doing re injury this year?
     
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    best scenario for me as ive been saying is needs addressed in fa, grab the studs who will change the game within our reach in the draft.
    obviously whatever we do not accomplish in fa becomes priority in the draft.

    need some speed at lb, need to set edge at lb, need penetrating dt, sackmaster de, ballhawk/cover fs, 1 or 2 wr (#1 outside wr and  slot wr), center who can be ctr of future would be nice too, all in fa and draft combined. extra cb a luxury. have listed guys several times in draft thread, wont again here. numerous candidates available, however the lb and dl/de's i like i expect to be mostly gone by our pick.

    damn guys, can you imagine, no one offered victor cruz a contract as a fa except the giants and he got no signing bonus. dude stats:
     over 1500 yards and 18 yards per catch average. someone really missed who was covering fa in this year for the pats.he beats double teams regularly (said drooling, after lusting after such an outside wr for cple yrs)
     
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    Antonio Allen, the 6-2 205 S from South Carolina should be added to the discussion as well.  Good size, active kid, always around the football, solid tackler, spends a lot of experience down in the box, but projects as a solid zone safety as well.  He also made a fair amout of plays this season, 3 INT's (1 TD), 2 PBU, 4 FF to go along with 81 tackles.  Prob a day 3 kid at this point.
    Posted by mbeaulieu07


    Hey MB good find on Allen.

    Another guy I've been looking at in the FS/SS role is Blake Gideon from Texas. 6'1" 200lbs. The thing that stuck out to me about him was his game against the 2nd best QB in this draft Griffin. Gideon had a monster game against Griffin being one of the few that could keep him in check. On the season he had 4 PD, 1 int, 1 sack but like Allen he's been consistently around the ball and has good instincts reading a QB's eyes. He'll most likely be an earlier 3rd day selection
     
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    hey gents,

    I've been looking at Whiney Mercilus, possible there with the 2nd 1st round pick but he makes me nervous as heck which I think he will do the same to BB and that staff.  He's a 1yr guy who didn't do much the last two season but in 2011 he was a beast.  6'4" 265 sub 4.7 40 DE.

    If he's there with the 2nd 1st rnd pick, do you roll the dice?
     
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    RB?  As people posted we drafted 2 last year.  BB has drafted a bunch of DB over the last few years with modest resullts.  The offense, really doesn't need fixing even if we loose Walker to free agency.  The defense really needs to be addressed this year.
     
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    RB?  As people posted we drafted 2 last year.  BB has drafted a bunch of DB over the last few years with modest resullts.  The offense, really doesn't need fixing even if we loose Walker to free agency.  The defense really needs to be addressed this year.
    Posted by Hoier


    I agree to a certain extend, D needs a ton of work both with FA (including Pats, Anderson, Carter ect) and draft picks but the O needs help and if they don't have Wes Welker a guy who has more catches over the last 4 years than anyone else in the league you need to address it. 

    On O, sign Wes, get a third TE and get WR who can go deep.  The OL IMO is set for now although there are some stud OC coming out who would be nice to have specially with someof the problems the OL has which is pressure up the middle.
     
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    hey gents, I've been looking at Whiney Mercilus, possible there with the 2nd 1st round pick but he makes me nervous as heck which I think he will do the same to BB and that staff.  He's a 1yr guy who didn't do much the last two season but in 2011 he was a beast.  6'4" 265 sub 4.7 40 DE. If he's there with the 2nd 1st rnd pick, do you roll the dice?
    Posted by Pats7393


    Hey Pats,

    Mercilus is an interesting case indeed. Since Upshaw will most likely be gone by the time we pick Mercilus might be there. I've seen him range from 15-early 2nd round for the very reasons you stated. A 1 year product with high upside. Truthfully if I had to put money down on the top 3 OLB/DE's that the Pats have a shot at late in the 1st I would have to say Ingram, Curry, and Mercilus are the best of the bunch. Curry might be the best overall rusher of the group but lacks coverage skill and has trouble setting the edge limiting his ability as a 34 OLB. Ingram might have the best overall package of the 3 but is also heavier and slower which might make him more valuable as a DE then OLB. Mercilus has the best size, speed, rushing ability, and coverage ability to flex between 34 OLB and 43 DE. The only wild card I can see sneaking into the conversation is Jenkins. Like Mercilus has the size, speed, rushing ability, and coverage ability to play both 34 OLB and 43 DE. His tack record is better then Mercilus however, his seasons haven't been as productive as Mercilus.

    I'd break it down as:

    If I wanted the best overall 43 DE who can play 34 OLB I'd go Ingram

    If I wanted the best pass rusher I'd go Curry

    If I wanted the most consistent player who could switch from 34 OLB to 43 DE I'd go with Jenkins

    If I wanted the highest upside player who can play 34 OLB and 43 DE I'd go Mercilus

    For me I have a gut feeling Taylor is going to declare so I'd want him as a pure OLB which makes me want to can a DE primarily who can drop back so I'd go with Ingram
     
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    In Response to Re: ***2012 Patriots Draft Thread*** MOCK V1 ADDED : Hey MB good find on Allen. Another guy I've been looking at in the FS/SS role is Blake Gideon from Texas. 6'1" 200lbs. The thing that stuck out to me about him was his game against the 2nd best QB in this draft Griffin. Gideon had a monster game against Griffin being one of the few that could keep him in check. On the season he had 4 PD, 1 int, 1 sack but like Allen he's been consistently around the ball and has good instincts reading a QB's eyes. He'll most likely be an earlier 3rd day selection
    Posted by PatsEng


    Thanks PE.  Gideon is a kid I'm familiar with, look forward to watching more film on him.  Believe he's a pretty experienced kid too, having seen significant PT since his freshman season?
     
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    Posted by mbeaulieu07



    Hey MB, he is a 4 year player and saw plenty of action his freshman year. He started his freshman year and has been the start since. He hasn't missed a single game and is very durable. His real big year was his sophmore year though with 6 ints. He's a very smart and instinctual S that if he adds some weight can play inside the box as well as back in coverage. Good speed too. I believe he's on the lower half of a 4.5's player.
     
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