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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    On this mock draft Rey drops to # 23, I'm not saying that's completely out of the question but highly unlikely. But to enterain the thought would BB take him over let's say Clay Matthews or Brian Cushing?

    I think Rey will slip some what, but not below 15th. This mock also has 34 on a TE, are you kidding me? With all the help needed in the secondary I don't think we have the option to take a TE but it's BB he can do what ever he wants because at the end he will prove us all wrong.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    http://walterfootball.com/draft2009.php

    Here's the link.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Man, that would be a dream draft, Maualuga, Pettigrew, and Barwin in the first 3.

    Still leaves the defensive backfield understaffed, but those picks would be huge value.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    I would take Ray M. over Cushing any day. Ray is going to be the next Seau and how can you turn that down?
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Yes nice draft but I don't like Pettigrew, would take a CB in that spot.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    MV, the pats would not turn it down but if the team was the Lions then we would be having a totally different conversation LOL
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Russ has not been signed yet.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Saying Maualuga is the next Junior Seau is a real strech. Seau at this moment in time weighs probably within 10 lbs of what he weighed when he came into the league 20 years ago and is a physical freak of nature.

    The NFL is littered with talented players who always seem to be nicked up and brittle. In fact the list of highly ranked line backers from USC who have failed in the NFL is probably just as long as the the list who have become standouts. (Mathews, Seau & McGinnis vs Cotton, Claiborn etc who were total busts) and while I am not saying that Maualuga doesn't have potential, to compare him to the greats that have played is an unfair expectation and running a 4.86 .

    At #23 there will be several solid players available and I would be thrilled to take him, but moving up to #10 or #11 to prevent him from going to the Broncos, Chargers or Jets is a move I don't think i'm not making unless his pro day improves his stock.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    The Pats wont move up that high to draft anyone, thats not there style.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Talk is that Denver may have offered a #12 draft pick for Cassel. I've heard some talking heads say the Pats would not want that high a draft pick because of the economics of signing him. If that's the case, why not take the Denver offer, trade the #12 for a 2nd rounder and a 4th or 5th rounder? Sounds better than just a #34, and it solves the problem of high signing price tag.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Exactly, they could have traded #12 for a 2nd and a future 2nd or two.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    Sorry, he's gone at 16.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    There is a very good chance Maualuga is there at #23, but he won't fall much further than that, with teams like the Steelers following the Pats, its not likely.

    In his Senior Bowl, he showed limited ability to play the outside, and in the combine he injured his hammy... little things like that tend to drop a guy down as they head into the draft.

    Myself I think Maualuga is the best replacement for Ted Johnson that I've seen available in any Draft since Ted retired, and I think he is quite capable of bringing to the Defense exactly what Johnson and Junior were able to.

    There are three excellent 3-4 linebackers coming out of USC... all of them will go in the top 50, and all of them would be worth drafting. This draft will be a real disappointment if the Patriots fail to nab any of them.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    True. They have Baker signed 5 years and then both Watson and Thomas. Watson and Thomas could be gone at the end of the season, but I don't see them cutting either of them. Going with 4 tight ends is risky, especially with roster spots and youth needed for the other positions.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    1. Jenkins will be gone, he may have been slow, but he will make an excellent safety in this league.

    2. isn't Maualuga labelled a two down linebacker right now? that could drop his stock where we could get him with the 34 pick and pick up one of the OLB or delmas with the 23?
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    I definately want someone off that USC defense. They were nasty. Penn St was about the only team to have any type of success vs them. They played run and pass very well.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    I started this conversation because I wanted to know if I was the only one that knew the chaces of this happening (RM @ 23) are about 0 but the thought of him and Mayo in the middle is just a very nice thought.

    Now a more realistic draft and one I think most of us would be happy with would be:

    23-James Laurinaitis ILB
    34-Sean Smith CB
    47-Barwin OLB
    58-Paul Kruger DE at 6'5 265 he can also be a OLB

     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    I can't see Maualuaga at #23 or Pettigrew at #34. Don't want to rain on anyone's parade, but getting both these players at those spots would be highly unlikely. If RM is around at 15-20 the Pats could trade up because they have the picks to do so, but again that is a difficult scenario for me to see unfolding.
     
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    Rey Maualuga at 23rd????

    F I think you are right, if BB doesn't want to go for Barwin at 23 he might be gone to the dolphins at 25. I think picking up Mathews at 23 can also work if Laurinaitis isn't there and them pickup an ILB in the second. Brinkley will probably be there in the 4th or 5th round. I think, Darry Beckwith is a good option in the 2nd or 3rd round. He's a good ILB coming from the SEC LSU, which doesn't always mean much but chances are he can come in and contribute right away.
     
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