Saturday, April 24, 2010

Wrapping the draft

Its always so hard to rate these things. It can take years to get a sense of whether anyone really is any good, or if it was a waste of picks.

But if you think about needs, then Miami covered most of them.

Though what I find puzzling is that they went nearly all defense, save for the one o-lineman. No skill positions, and no kick returner.

I have to assume that when they assemble the list of free agent signees, we'll see some of them.

4 comments:

  1. Sheets for returner duties?

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  2. Michael6:58 PM

    You will never find a needle in a haystack if you don't look.

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  3. Anonymous10:27 PM

    It's not very puzzling why they wen defense when looking at the stats: they were at the bottom end of teams in almost every defensive category. Anywhere you looked defensively, there were problems.

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  4. You are correct in that the defense was porous. But the issue were partly scheme, partly J-Peasy, and the safety play. All of those were addressed. Yes ILB was an issue, but they addressed that in free agency as well.

    You had a chance to re-sign the NFL's active sack leader, and instead drafted two guys for the role, as well as two DEs that arguably weren't a need.

    And that's why it was puzzling.

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