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Old 01-12-2018, 03:32 PM   #41
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Not sure what this has to do with the draft...



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Old 01-13-2018, 04:32 PM   #42
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What are your guys thoughts on drafting a rb this year?
Im back and forth on who we should draft. Penny was my clear favorite for awhile, then I was kind of thinking Chubb or his teammate Michel. Now, I'm thinking just a guy that can get the short yards, like LJ Scott or one of the bigger backs that can be had later in the draft.
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What are your guys thoughts on drafting a rb this year?
Im back and forth on who we should draft. Penny was my clear favorite for awhile, then I was kind of thinking Chubb or his teammate Michel. Now, I'm thinking just a guy that can get the short yards, like LJ Scott or one of the bigger backs that can be had later in the draft.
Fixing the defense is more important imo. Additionally all the value rbs will be drafted in rd2.... more than likely before we pick. Harris Chubb and Michel will be gone early in rd 2. Guice wadley and kerryon Johnson are probably the next 3...1 or 2 might fall to us. Then you got lj Scott, Ronald Jones and penny in the rd3 range... but none of them might make it to our rd 3 pick.

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Old 01-13-2018, 06:22 PM   #44
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Fixing the defense is more important imo. Additionally all the value rbs will be drafted in rd2.... more than likely before we pick. Harris Chubb and Michel will be gone early in rd 2. Guice wadley and kerryon Johnson are probably the next 3...1 or 2 might fall to us. Then you got lj Scott, Ronald Jones and penny in the rd3 range... but none of them might make it to our rd 3 pick.
That's why RB needs to be addressed real early. The combine will answer some questions about who goes where.
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:50 PM   #45
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10 different oline combinations. Get the line healthy and run game will work
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Old 01-13-2018, 06:51 PM   #46
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10 different oline combinations. Get the line healthy and run game will work
Not with our current RBs
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Old 01-13-2018, 07:00 PM   #47
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Not with our current RBs
They will add one in draft or fa. Riddick, abdullah and green will be on the team unless they trade abdullah.

Abdullah did well at 4.2 ypc rookie year and great first 2 games last year. Foot injury slowed him. Such a shame. Can't catch a break with health
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Old 01-13-2018, 09:25 PM   #48
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Then you got lj Scott, Ronald Jones and penny in the rd3 range... but none of them might make it to our rd 3 pick.
LJ Scott won't be there in any round since he's returning for his senior year.
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Old 01-13-2018, 09:30 PM   #49
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LJ Scott won't be there in any round since he's returning for his senior year.
Not surprising... Too many quality rbs ahead of him.
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Old 01-14-2018, 12:26 AM   #50
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Fixing the defense is more important imo. Additionally all the value rbs will be drafted in rd2.... more than likely before we pick. Harris Chubb and Michel will be gone early in rd 2. Guice wadley and kerryon Johnson are probably the next 3...1 or 2 might fall to us. Then you got lj Scott, Ronald Jones and penny in the rd3 range... but none of them might make it to our rd 3 pick.
That's why I'm shying away from the big name rbs in the draft. Defense is going to be THE only priority in the first 2-3 rounds, or should be. Scarborough, Royce Freeman, and maybe a guy like Kalen Ballage should be available where we could afford to draft a rb. All 6' plus, and all 230 lbs
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