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Yerko  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, March 26, 2014 7:28:50 PM(UTC)
If you guys are as bored as I have been and are really into the draft, check out this site I came across today (I have no affiliation with it, just found it while browsing Reddit). The site is www.first-pick.com

I have no idea how they get the score they do in the end but I have used draft emulators in the past and for the most part, the computer makes decent choices and offers some trade ups/downs in this one.

So, see if you can beat my (horrible) score and let me know what you think about my inner-TT abilities.

Your Picks:
Round 1 Pick 25 (S.D.): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)- traded down with San Diego, moved back 4 spots and received their 2nd round pick.
Round 2 Pick 21: Kyle Van Noy, OLB, Brigham Young (A)
Round 2 Pick 25 (S.D.): DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State (B)
Round 3 Pick 21: Dion Bailey, FS, Southern California (B-)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa (A)
Round 4 Pick 21: Devin Street, WR, Pittsburgh (B-)
Round 5 Pick 21: Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma (D)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia (A)
Round 6 Pick 21: Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (B+)
Round 7 Pick 21: Ben Gardner, DE, Stanford (C-)

Your score is: 3906 (Drafting Ability: C, Player Quality A, Future Draft Picks: N/A)

(sorry if this is not the proper place for this)
yooperfan  
#2 Posted : Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9:25:55 PM(UTC)
Yerko said: Go to Quoted Post
If you guys are as bored as I have been and are really into the draft, check out this site I came across today (I have no affiliation with it, just found it while browsing Reddit). The site is www.first-pick.com

I have no idea how they get the score they do in the end but I have used draft emulators in the past and for the most part, the computer makes decent choices and offers some trade ups/downs in this one.

So, see if you can beat my (horrible) score and let me know what you think about my inner-TT abilities.

Your Picks:
Round 1 Pick 25 (S.D.): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)- traded down with San Diego, moved back 4 spots and received their 2nd round pick.
Round 2 Pick 21: Kyle Van Noy, OLB, Brigham Young (A)
Round 2 Pick 25 (S.D.): DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State (B)
Round 3 Pick 21: Dion Bailey, FS, Southern California (B-)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa (A)
Round 4 Pick 21: Devin Street, WR, Pittsburgh (B-)
Round 5 Pick 21: Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma (D)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia (A)
Round 6 Pick 21: Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (B+)
Round 7 Pick 21: Ben Gardner, DE, Stanford (C-)

Your score is: 3906 (Drafting Ability: C, Player Quality A, Future Draft Picks: N/A)

(sorry if this is not the proper place for this)


I would love a draft like that.

play2win  
#3 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:28:56 AM(UTC)
Holy crap Yerks! I would freak with us having that draft. Would love to see it happen.
Mucky Tundra  
#4 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:33:32 AM(UTC)
Hm thought Dion Bailey was a SS? Anyway, I would be stoked if that was the Packers haul. Hell, Mosley and Fiedorowicz is enough to make me happy, let alone anyone else.
Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 5:36:22 AM(UTC)
Can't even do the damn first pick cuz the site is blocked at work. Lame! But they allow Facebook? wtf.

Anyhow, Dri Archer is a RB from what I've heard and read.
Yerko  
#6 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 8:56:59 AM(UTC)
Yeah, the site has a few screw ups with some positions I believe but I am assuming someone like Dri Archer is being looked at as a RB/WR/KR and the site was just lazy and listed him as a receiver.

I was mad when I got a D grade for Aaron Colvin in the 5th. If I am not mistaken, before he tore his ACL in the Senior Bowl, he was a top rated corner.

Let me know if any of you get to do it. I am interested to see what other guys want/end up with!
Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 9:13:52 AM(UTC)
I'd like to, but I feel work would frown on my reasoning (SUMMONING MY INNER TEDDY!!!) for sneaking around the proxy.
warhawk  
#8 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:43:33 AM(UTC)
Your score is: 4372 (Drafting Ability: B-, Player Quality A, Future Draft Picks: N/A)

Your Picks:
Round 1 Pick 31 (DEN): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)
Round 2 Pick 21: Deone Bucannon, SS, Washington State (B+)
Round 2 Pick 31 (DEN): Travis Swanson, C, Arkansas (B-)
Round 3 Pick 21: C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa (B+)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): Jackson Jeffcoat, DE, Texas (A)
Round 4 Pick 21: Bruce Ellington, WR, South Carolina (A)
Round 4 Pick 31 (DEN): Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech (B+)
Round 5 Pick 21: Kevin Pierre-Louis, OLB, Boston College (B)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): Brett Smith, QB, Wyoming (A)
Round 6 Pick 21: Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (B+)
Round 7 Pick 21: Eathyn Manumaleuna, DT, Brigham Young (B-)

I had a better one going but somehow lost it. I like Swanson. Big, tough kid that plays a little dirty. Just the guy I want directly in front of Arod.
I grabbed Archer to see if he can stick as our return guy.
buckeyepackfan  
#9 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:07:31 PM(UTC)
I traded out of the 1st,(with Washington, I'm telling you it's gonna happen!!!)

Made a Ted Thompson like surprise 1st pick, which cost me points I see. :)

All in all, I would be happy with this draft.



Your score is: 4419 (Drafting Ability: C+, Player Quality A, Future Draft Picks: N/A)

Your Picks:
Round 2 Pick 2 (WASH): Carlos Hyde, RB, Ohio State (B-)
Round 2 Pick 21: Chris Borland, ILB, Wisconsin (B)
Round 3 Pick 2 (WASH): DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State (B+)
Round 3 Pick 4 (ATL): Bashaud Breeland, CB, Clemson (B+)
Round 3 Pick 21: Ed Reynolds, FS, Stanford (A)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): Jarvis Landry, WR, LSU (A)
Round 4 Pick 22 (PHI): Ahmad Dixon, SS, Baylor (B)
Round 5 Pick 2 (WASH): Adrian Hubbard, OLB, Alabama (A)
Round 5 Pick 21: Tyler Larsen, C, Utah State (B+)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): David Fales, QB, San Jose State (A)
Round 6 Pick 21: Aaron Lynch, DE, South Florida (B+)
Round 7 Pick 27 (S.F.): Cody Hoffman, WR, Brigham Young (B-)
Round 7 Pick 30 (S.F.): Jordan Najvar, TE, Baylor (C+)

gbguy20  
#10 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:22:32 PM(UTC)
why the balls would we draft an rb with our first pick
Yerko  
#11 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 1:37:34 PM(UTC)
warhawk said: Go to Quoted Post
Your score is: 4372 (Drafting Ability: B-, Player Quality A, Future Draft Picks: N/A)

Your Picks:
Round 1 Pick 31 (DEN): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)
Round 2 Pick 21: Deone Bucannon, SS, Washington State (B+)
Round 2 Pick 31 (DEN): Travis Swanson, C, Arkansas (B-)
Round 3 Pick 21: C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa (B+)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): Jackson Jeffcoat, DE, Texas (A)
Round 4 Pick 21: Bruce Ellington, WR, South Carolina (A)
Round 4 Pick 31 (DEN): Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech (B+)
Round 5 Pick 21: Kevin Pierre-Louis, OLB, Boston College (B)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): Brett Smith, QB, Wyoming (A)
Round 6 Pick 21: Dri Archer, WR, Kent State (B+)
Round 7 Pick 21: Eathyn Manumaleuna, DT, Brigham Young (B-)

I had a better one going but somehow lost it. I like Swanson. Big, tough kid that plays a little dirty. Just the guy I want directly in front of Arod.
I grabbed Archer to see if he can stick as our return guy.


Solid draft. I agree with you on Swanson and he was sitting there in the 3rd round (pick 21) and I pushed it hoping he was there for the 3rd round comp. I rolled the dice and lost.
steveishere  
#12 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 3:23:41 PM(UTC)
It's kind of addicting but there are way too many trade scenarios for it to be very realisitic lol. You could come out of that thing easily with 15+ draft picks if you wanted.
buckeyepackfan  
#13 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 3:46:17 PM(UTC)
gbguy20 said: Go to Quoted Post
why the balls would we draft an rb with our first pick


Why the balls in 2005 would Ted draft a QB with The Packers 1st pick?????

Ease up, it's all in fun.

When it came time for me to pick at 21 I opted to trade down to 30th and added an extra 3rd rnd pick.

When pick 30 came along, The Redskins offered me their 2,3 and 4th rnd picks for that pick.

Is this very realistic? maybe not, but how could anyone not pass up the chance to accumulate 2nd and 3rd rnd picks in a draft that is said to be deep with talent?

Taking Hyde at that point would just solidify an already top notch running game.

Most RB's shelf life is not very long, and why not have depth for a change at the position.

steveishere  
#14 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 6:03:41 PM(UTC)
lol 16 picks and only moving back 7 spots in the 1st and 1 spot in the 2nd.

Round 1 Pick 28 (CAR): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)
Round 2 Pick 22 (PHI): Dee Ford, DE, Auburn (A)
Round 2 Pick 32 (SEA): Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt (A)
Round 3 Pick 21: DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State (A)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): Travis Swanson, C, Arkansas (A)
Round 4 Pick 20 (ARI): Craig Loston, SS, LSU (A)
Round 4 Pick 21: Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech (B)
Round 4 Pick 22 (PHI): Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin (A)
Round 4 Pick 29 (S.F.): Jordan Tripp, OLB, Montana (A)
Round 5 Pick 20 (ARI): Jalen Saunders, WR, Oklahoma (B-)
Round 5 Pick 21: James White, RB, Wisconsin (B+)
Round 5 Pick 22 (PHI): Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia (A)
Round 5 Pick 30 (S.F.): David Fales, QB, San Jose State (B)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): Michael Sam, DE, Missouri (B-)
Round 6 Pick 21: Tyler Starr, OLB, South Dakota (B+)
Round 7 Pick 21: Marcel Jensen, TE, Fresno State (B-)
Mucky Tundra  
#15 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 6:26:09 PM(UTC)
steveishere said: Go to Quoted Post
lol 16 picks and only moving back 7 spots in the 1st and 1 spot in the 2nd.

Round 1 Pick 28 (CAR): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)
Round 2 Pick 22 (PHI): Dee Ford, DE, Auburn (A)
Round 2 Pick 32 (SEA): Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt (A)
Round 3 Pick 21: DaQuan Jones, DT, Penn State (A)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): Travis Swanson, C, Arkansas (A)
Round 4 Pick 20 (ARI): Craig Loston, SS, LSU (A)
Round 4 Pick 21: Antone Exum, CB, Virginia Tech (B)
Round 4 Pick 22 (PHI): Jared Abbrederis, WR, Wisconsin (A)
Round 4 Pick 29 (S.F.): Jordan Tripp, OLB, Montana (A)
Round 5 Pick 20 (ARI): Jalen Saunders, WR, Oklahoma (B-)
Round 5 Pick 21: James White, RB, Wisconsin (B+)
Round 5 Pick 22 (PHI): Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia (A)
Round 5 Pick 30 (S.F.): David Fales, QB, San Jose State (B)
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP): Michael Sam, DE, Missouri (B-)
Round 6 Pick 21: Tyler Starr, OLB, South Dakota (B+)
Round 7 Pick 21: Marcel Jensen, TE, Fresno State (B-)


Would we even have enough jersey numbers to cover that draft come TC? :-k
buckeyepackfan  
#16 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 6:44:03 PM(UTC)

We laugh about this, but I just wonder how many deals could be made if a GM really wanted to make a move every time another team called and offered a trade.

I'm betting the phones are numerous in the war rooms and they never quit ringing.

With all the supposed depth in this years draft Ted just might turn his 9(2 comp picks he can't trade included) picks into 12 or 13, if the right scenario's come about.
play2win  
#17 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 7:02:27 PM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
We laugh about this, but I just wonder how many deals could be made if a GM really wanted to make a move every time another team called and offered a trade.

I'm betting the phones are numerous in the war rooms and they never quit ringing.

With all the supposed depth in this years draft Ted just might turn his 9(2 comp picks he can't trade included) picks into 12 or 13, if the right scenario's come about.


Or, turns the 9 into 7 prime choices...
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#18 Posted : Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:44:15 PM(UTC)
What's that line Scrooge has in "Christmas Carol"? Are these the images of things that WILL be? Or things that could/should be? I say NONE OF THE ABOVE - except for what P2W said.

I thoroughly disagree with all of those attempts at itemizing the picks in a trade down scenario. And while I wouldn't rule out Ted doing it, I absolutely hope he does NOT trade down, and instead trades up.

It is the ultimate speculation to start naming names beyond the first or maybe second round. Even there, however, there are way too many variables regarding other teams needs and trades between other teams. Position-wise, though, the simple fact is, there are certain things Ted just has to come out of this draft with. Top of that list is a starter quality Safety. A close second is a starter quality ILB. If it takes trading up to get those, I HOPE he does it; If it takes grabbing two of the same position in high rounds to have one pan out, I hope he does that. The plain fact is, there are a LOT of positions that we really don't need help - RB, QB, Corner, of course, but I would include O-Line, D-Line, WR, TE, OLB in that also - if we got nothing or no more than tail-enders, the team would be fine.

So I will go with a prediction of: no trade up or down and two each Safetys and ILBs with those four top 98 picks we have. After that, BPA all the way - other than RB or QB.
warhawk  
#19 Posted : Friday, March 28, 2014 10:26:21 AM(UTC)
Round 1 Pick 28 (CAR): C.J. Mosley, ILB, Alabama (A)
Round 2 Pick 21: Jimmie Ward, SS, Northern Illinois (A)
Round 2 Pick 28 (CAR): Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Florida State (A)
Round 3 Pick 21: Travis Swanson, C, Arkansas (A-)
Round 3 Pick 34 (COMP): C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE, Iowa (A)
Round 4 Pick 21
Round 5 Pick 21
Round 5 Pick 36 (COMP)
Round 6 Pick 21
Round 7 Pick 21

I had this going when the friggin' thing locked up on me.
Yerko  
#20 Posted : Friday, March 28, 2014 1:17:02 PM(UTC)
The website is not perfect and does go overboard on the trades. I just posted it all for fun fellas. A little something to brighten up the off-season drag...

I did a run through a few times and there were a few where I stopped getting trade offers after the 2nd round and a few where I was offered ridiculous trades every round. I just fought the urge of trading all the time to make it more realistic. None of know what happens in the war rooms anyways...


...I'm waiting to see someone's draft with a trade-up. texaspackerbacker is doing the talking about it, but not the walking.

Have some fun with it.
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