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Offline wpr  
#26 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 8:20:54 AM(UTC)
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Nor can you.


True.

I know what I think and why so the only reason I would not be able to tell you is due to your lack on comprehension.
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#27 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 11:34:22 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: play2win Go to Quoted Post
Wow macbob, fantastic post.

Yeah, all GMs make mistakes. I am very happy with what Ted has done in drafting for the most part. I'm just hoping he raises the bar this year, as we will need a very good draft. We've got some ground to make up on some of these teams, and that's what could really help us get over the hump.


I think Ted is in the top-10 of drafters, he has had his hits and misses like everybody.

I'm not in the war room on draft date but I believe the way the draft flows is a critical factor in how it results for any team. The year of the Harrell pick I think something went really wrong.

Lacy's pick was an example of a draft that flowed really really well, if you knew how good Eddie was then it was actually tempting to pick him in the first round, Ted stood put and whatever the calculations were they were right as we could grab Lacy anyway. I was really nervous and I would have either reached for him in the first round or panicked and traded up to get him sooner than our 2nd pick.



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#28 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 11:40:23 AM(UTC)
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How are we defining "Best"?

Best as in best value, or best as in best player regardless of overall selection?
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#29 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 11:42:17 AM(UTC)
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I guess depth is extremely underrated but not to me.

IMO this team has several very good football players. There are also several steady players that are good quality starters. There are a few decent players that can step in and do a decent job.

If you don't have depth your screwed.

I see a lot of teams that at the onset of the season they have a very strong starting lineup but are rail thin below that. It's only a matter of time when guys start going down and the quality of play drops way off.

I actually thought the Bears starting 22 last year was probably stronger overall than ours BUT they were very thin behind that group. Maybe why the Bears always seem to come out of the blocks well only to fall on their face later?

I EXPECT 1st and 2nd round picks to become good quality starters and if you can add better quality depth later in the draft it's a home run.

The biggest problem this team has faced is all the injuries to 1st round players. I mean Bulaga, Sherrod, Perry, Mathews, and Rodgers all out and all out for significant periods of time.

For a draft and develop team these ARE our high priced FA alternatives. A team couldn't put this many high end FA's on the team all in one year but if they could and every one of them went down with injury how well you think they could do?

8-8-1? I would say not a chance.
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#30 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 2:38:40 PM(UTC)
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I actually agree with the ranking best to worst:

Rodgers
Matthews
Raji
Hawk
Bulaga
Perry
Jones
Sherrod
Harrell

And, while being a 2nd rounder in a trade down, Jordy Nelson has been right up there with Rodgers as one of our most consistent, effective players. One of my favs.

I can see Raji and Hawk as a tie for 3rd.

Man, was I pissed when he took Harrell. Also was very surprised at the time of all the Bulaga, Perry, Sherrod and Jones picks. I really did not want or see any of those being the pick, from my play2win war room! (Disclaimer:idks) However, was pretty happy with them all after the fact. Hoping they all show well this season.
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#31 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 3:02:13 PM(UTC)
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#32 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 3:18:46 PM(UTC)
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#33 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 3:21:30 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
How are we defining "Best"?

Best as in best value, or best as in best player regardless of overall selection?


any way you so desire. just be ready to defend your position.
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#34 Posted : Monday, April 21, 2014 4:58:27 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: wpr Go to Quoted Post
any way you so desire. just be ready to defend your position.


I believe they rank the same as listed in both categories. And, I'm not going to defend that. Like, at all. Laughing Laughing Laughing
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