NFL 2007 Draft Talk

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  1. Darth Tater

    Darth Tater All-Star Forum Donor 6x Fantasy Champion

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    Great!!!!! Man, I am geeked. Last night when I went to bed I was all happy then I thought of that. Thanks for clarifying.
  2. Nemo

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    Just think, we coulda picked up an all pro WR for a fourth round pick. We could have made our first round pick be meaningful by choosing somebody that we NEED, instead of picking up Calvin Johnson..........

    Probably not, cause Moss wouldn't WANT to join this mess (how ironic).
  3. jammertime

    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Oakland just traded Randy Moss to New England for a 4th rounder. IMO, Moss > McCown and Williams, so by the market standards, I guess Millen didn't do so bad on this trade after all.

    AGREED! I thought the exact same thing when watching his highlights. He looked like he had a lot of passion and intensity, but also a bit of Barry too. Not the type to give a first down signal after every catch even when your team is down 30 points.
  4. mercury

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    I think the Browns got it right... they got the protection first (Thomas) then a solid QB.
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    bezeach First Round Draft Pick 1x Fantasy Champion

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    Lions draft AJ David (a cornerback from North Carolina St.) and
    Manuel Ramirez (OG from Texas Tech) with their 4th round picks.
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    Moss has been very quiet during this off season speculation about his career. I believe that by now, TO would have been talking it up. Moss has never really done anything to impress me. However, restructuring his contract to join a winner is a huge step. I believe that he knows which of his behaviors are inappropriate. I also believe that he is ready to become a team player. I just hope that he takes advantage of this, possibly his last opportunity to win the big one. He really doesn't need the lectures any more. he's heard them all. He just needs to show up and perform.
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    The Lions took Manny Ramirez with the No. 117 pick in Round 4. Geez, I knew Manny had started slow with the Red Sox this season (I know this because he's on my fantasy team), but this seems ridiculous. Why would Millen draft a disconsolate left fielder from the Red Sox? Fire Millen!

    Manuel Ramirez - Texas Tech Red Raiders - NCAA Football - Yahoo! Sports
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    mikhail1973 All-Star Administrator 1x Fantasy Champion

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    I guess since we're only going to throw the ball, we won't need any run blockers and this guy should help with protecting the QB.
    :pound::pound::pound:
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    Well, the Browns didn't have the option of grabbing Johnson. The Lions couldn't really pass him up.

    Plus they made a great move getting both Thomas & Quinn, but they were lucky too.
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    Good point. But hopefully having Roy and Calvin will open up the run game for our subpar backs. I think Martz sees that. I still can't believe Martz is still working for the Lions organization, to be honest.
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    Hey!! What about TJ Duckett? :D
  12. jammertime

    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I don't think our backs are subpar, I think our blocking is. While we don't have a back of LT's caliber, few teams do.

    Martz is only here until someone offers him a head coaching job. He's been interviewed a couple of times so far, but hasn't been offered anything yet.

    He can't leave to be an offensive coordinator anywhere else. He can only leave to be a head coach.

    As bad as the Lions organization is, Martz will only be judged on its offense. He's using the Lions the same way they're using him. I think both sides are well aware that this is a temporary situation.

    Martz gets a chance to prove that he deserves another head coaching job and gets a paycheck to wait until someone comes callign, while the Lions get the best offensive minded coach in the game to tutor their young players for a couple of years.
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    If Martz gets this offense into the top 15 he will be percieved as genious again. All the head coaching jobs will open for him.
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    Agreed. I think teams wanted a bigger snap shot than 1 year from Martz. He has a reputation of being difficult to work with and what better test than working with Matt Millen!

    Barring a total meltdown, Martz will be a head coach after next season.
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    Some voices are saying that Martz is a head coach right now... :sssh:
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    jammertime Starter 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    No kidding. Judging by the first 2 picks I'd say he's also the GM.
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    Top 5 offense and maybe he is a genious. But he does have a handicap...Millen, but other GMs do understand.
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    I think that Martz is percieved as too old..........
    That goes along with his need to have things his way.
    Most teams don't want that type of head coach.
    We picked him up cause we were desperate.
    Genius is one broken cookie from madness.............
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    Sounds like sig material... sooo Einstein had nothing on the Cookie Monster?
  20. Buckeyes#1

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    I agree with you Nemo. I think his perceived as old. And he is great, so in that sense, it's kind of smart to keep him happy, even though I am a defense first guy.

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