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Offline wpr  
#46 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:18:34 PM(UTC)

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Unless you're suggesting that someone else took the pick the Packers were going to be taking AND that the pick the Packers eventually ended up with was inferior, I really don't see how trading down 5 spots to get an extra pick is a bad idea. Do you hate the trade, or just hate the picks?


When you are a championship caliber team 6th and 7th round picks don't stick very often. They end up on the PS and then stolen by a weaker team later on. It is a waste.
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#47 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:19:16 PM(UTC)

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I hope to see him move up to get guys tomorrow. We shall see.
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#48 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:20:45 PM(UTC)

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PackFanWithTwins said: Go to Quoted Post
Unless Ted can move the picks to next year, moving back is going to be a waste. Who are we going to kick to make room for all these picks? This was a year to move up.


And people were whining about us moving back instead of taking Lacie, then whining because we didn't take Lacie in the first, and then we still got him in the second. And then we pretend like first and second round players are guaranteed awesome players and 4th-7th rounders are practice squad fodder. This is why I don't get into the draft - you don't get any resolution until at LEAST a couple years down the line. Until then it's just mindless speculation.
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#49 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:22:19 PM(UTC)

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Oh well we got Lacey who can pass block.
From here on out it's just cannon fodder.
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#50 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:22:29 PM(UTC)

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And now they trade from the 3rd, 21 down for an extra pick in the 4th, 5th, and 7th. It's like every year is a new year where we pretend we haven't gotten franchise players from these rounds over and over.


In the first year or two I accepted it. He wanted to dump Sherman players and bring in as many of his own as he could get. With the cap crunch back then it was understandable. It is as if he says he will pay Aaron Rodgers and CM3 and stick a bunch of 7th round picks and street free agents out there with them in order to make it payoff.
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#51 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:24:24 PM(UTC)

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Don't sweat this. We may parlay those into 4 R4s!!!!
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#52 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:27:03 PM(UTC)

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I hope to see him move up to get guys tomorrow. We shall see.


naw. He else is dumb enough to give up a 4th for a 7th?
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#53 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:34:20 PM(UTC)

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Don't sweat this. We may parlay those into 4 R4s!!!!


I ain't buying that.
It's more likely, the way this draft is going we will end up with 5 7th round picks.[duh]

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#54 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:36:39 PM(UTC)

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We'll get some good players tomorrow. These guys won't be scrubs. It's a deep draft in these rounds, and some very good players have fallen.
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#55 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:41:09 PM(UTC)

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We'll get some good players tomorrow. These guys won't be scrubs. It's a deep draft in these rounds, and some very good players have fallen.


What would the world be without optimists.
I hope you are right.

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#56 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:42:00 PM(UTC)

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I ain't buying that.
It's more likely, the way this draft is going we will end up with 5 7th round picks.[duh]



Well, you have to admit, he has plenty of ammo to move up a couple of times to get who he wants.

Look at just the 4th round players left for us to pilfer...
http://www.drafttek.com/...FL-Mock-Draft-Round4.asp
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#57 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:47:23 PM(UTC)

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Well, you have to admit, he has plenty of ammo to move up a couple of times to get who he wants.


My excitement has gone bye bye.
I'll check back on Sunday.

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#58 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:48:27 PM(UTC)

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When you are a championship caliber team 6th and 7th round picks don't stick very often. They end up on the PS and then stolen by a weaker team later on. It is a waste.


That makes no sense. If you trade back and get an extra pick while not missing out on anyone and still get a player you like it's a waste? Sounds like a perfect situation to me. This championship caliber team has had plenty of UDFAs make the team the past couple years. It seems to me like getting the player you want while also getting more chances at other players is anything but "a waste"
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#59 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:51:17 PM(UTC)

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We'll get some good players tomorrow. These guys won't be scrubs. It's a deep draft in these rounds, and some very good players have fallen.


yes there are. But in reality only 3-4 of them make the team. otherwise why not deal for 16 6th round picks and 16 7th round picks?
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#60 Posted : Friday, April 26, 2013 7:54:49 PM(UTC)

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I guess it would have been better to just take Lacy instead of trading down and taking Lacy because you know that 6th rounder might not make the team...
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