Draft Review - HaW

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  1. akutozo

    akutozo Baby, I'm a Brown.

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    We've spent weeks getting hyped for the season 1 draft. Now it's time to show off where we made the most of our moves. For some, only a few select guys mattered and they were willing to give up all of their picks to get them. For others, they simply just had all the picks.

    How did it work out for you?
     
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  2. ZCar352

    ZCar352 Keep Pounding...Go Panthers!!!

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    Chargers made the most with what they had selecting 4 quality players out of the 7 they picked and those 4 are below.

    RT Deandre Riley 76 Overall with Star Development
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5505873/attributes

    SS Antuan Benjamin 78 Overall with Star Development
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5505900/attributes

    OLB James Poteat 72 Overall with Average Development
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506524/attributes

    DE Will Barr 69 Overall with Star Development
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506545/attributes
     
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  3. akutozo

    akutozo Baby, I'm a Brown.

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    Browns originally traded out of the first round completely. While reviewing their draft board, it became apparent they didn't have very many guys of interest sitting on their draft board who would escape the first. Wit the clock ticking, the night before the draft the Browns took a gamble - They traded back up to #15 with the Rams to put themselves right in the middle and with a draft day trade took back #30 from the Cardinals.

    Here are the picks:

    Aundre Riddick - LE (1st round, 15th pick)

    Projected as 3rd pick in the draft by Maden, 6th by arlennnn the Browns felt they had 0 chance to get Riddick. #1 on their board from the beginning, they tried to trade up to 9 and 11 to get him.

    6'6'', 265 pounds Riddick is a Finnese rusher with the size and speed to dominate. 82 SPD, 84 AGI and 87 ACC. He backs that up with 84 Hit Power, 85 Pursuit, 81 Finesse move, and a workable 76 block shed and 71 tackle. While needing some polish on his technique, he's a physical monster with Superstar dev. He has moved to RE.

    Devrin Lofton - DT (1st round, 30th pick)

    The Browns wanted a big, fast DT who could stuff runners and rush passers. They got it.

    6'2'', 302 pounds Lofton is versatile as both pass rusher and run stopper. 77 Speed, 83 AGI and 86 ACC make him an absolute monster, backed up by 83 Block Shed, 80 Pursuit, 78 Tackle and 82 Power Moves. With some experience to round out his lower AWR and Play Rec, he will be a nightmare against opposing teams.

    Zach Avery - MLB (3rd round, 12th pick)

    Avery has the physicals to make it in the NFL, but not the skills. A development project, the Browns aren't certain what to do with him. 83 SPD, 89 ACC, 81 AGI and 86 JUMP make him a physically gifted LBer, but he comes up short on his ability. 83 tackle and 85 pursuit will make him a good tackler, but 67 block shed will stop him from getting behind the line to do it. With 63 Finesse and 64 Power, he is not a candidate for OLB and only 63 zone will stop him from being a coverage asset.


    Overall: Very excited. Browns only interest was to reinforce D Line with a potential pass rushing DT and RE and they got it. Avery might be a bust, but he was never going to be counted on regardless.
     
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  4. Wyrmreaver

    Wyrmreaver Ready for Madden 15 on Xbox One, lets get it on!

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    That man and zone coverage on Barr..... He should be a LB, was he a DE when you picked him?
     
  5. ZCar352

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    Yes he was a LE
     
  6. Wyrmreaver

    Wyrmreaver Ready for Madden 15 on Xbox One, lets get it on!

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    Just my .02 but you should see his ratings as a LB. he has the size, speed, and coverage ability to be really solid IMO
     
  7. ZCar352

    ZCar352 Keep Pounding...Go Panthers!!!

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    Thanks I will check that out
     
  8. Masterfocker

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    He is a LB lol. Look at his weight.
     
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    Philadelphia Eagles
    The picks the Eagles made set up a new QB situation in Philly, also a new WR battle. The defensive moves have now allowed Philadelphia to create a 4-3 defense.

    #2 Overall Pick - Linebacker - Wayman Lucas

    http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506220/attributes

    # 13 Overall Pick - Tackle - Brian Jackson

    http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5505993/attributes

    2nd Round Selection - Quarterback - Russell Morgan

    http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506573/attributes

    3rd Round Selection - Receiver - Malik Jenkins

    http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506907/attributes

    The rest of the guys

    Receiver - Lamel Cole - http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506988/attributes
    Cornerback - Rajion Mallet - http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506182/attributes
    Tight End - A.J. Estes - http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5505979/attributes
    Defensive End - Connor McDonald - http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506581/attributes
    Defensive Tackle - Demetre Rodriguez - http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506757/attributes
     
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  10. Masterfocker

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    The Giants went into the draft with 2 picks in the 1st round, thanks to the JPP trade.

    Round 1, Pick 12

    Barry Hennings, TE, Montana

    This might be the first time anyone has ever heard anything about Montana outside of Elementary School Geography class. The 6'6, 262 pound TE fits right in with New York. He's pretty fast, and he can catch. Not only that, but he is clutch. He's only 21, but he has the work ethic and learning ability that can rival anybody's.

    He does have one fault, however. Like any 21 year old in this day and age, he has no awareness whatsoever. On his way to the Giants Training Facility to meet with his coaches and teammates, he crossed the road without looking both ways. On top of that, he was on his phone, sending dick pics that Favre would be jealous of. The Giants have yet to comment.

    Round 1, Pick 31

    Adrian Lewis, C, Florida

    The Giants needed a Center really bad due to Madden not having Richburg as one of the best Centers in the NFL like irl. They waited and hoped that Adrian Lewis would fall to them, and he did. He comes in at 6'2 and 301 pounds. He is above-average in learning and developing his talent. And he is extremely strong and fast for his size. When Schwartz's time comes, he might even move over to Guard.

    Round 2, Pick 12

    Lakarius Collins, MLB, TCU

    Collins was someone the Giants liked since way before the Combine even happened. They liked his tackling ability, and his ability to be a sideline-to-sideline linebacker. And that's exactly what he is. While the original plan was to sit Collins and have him learn behind Jaspar Brinkley, that proved impossible in the SIM season. And so, wearing the heralded #50 jersey, Collins will start immediately, as a rookie, and hope to follow in the footsteps of the last Giants great to wear #50 in the middle.

    Round 3, Pick 20

    Riley Brown, K, Wisconsin

    Not the sexiest pick in the 3rd round, but with no one else high on the Giants board, and in desperate need of a kicker, the Giants picked this strong-legged young man in the 3rd round. With 93 KPW, he has the leg to make long field goals, and at 21, he should be around for a long, long time.
     
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  11. akutozo

    akutozo Baby, I'm a Brown.

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  12. RaiderRed90

    RaiderRed90 Rage Fiend

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    Draft sucked.
    Nothing to see here
     
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  13. akutozo

    akutozo Baby, I'm a Brown.

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    Cowboys Draft Review:

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  14. RaiderRed90

    RaiderRed90 Rage Fiend

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    No one even cares about Russell though lol.
     
  15. akutozo

    akutozo Baby, I'm a Brown.

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    I think people just got their Jimmies Rustled is all.

    Best Rookie QB in the entire draft at 82 OVR (next highest is 78), Only Rookie QB with STAR dev in the entire draft, 86 Acceleration to move out of the way of a defender in the pocket, 86 Short Ball, 84 Mid, 76 Deep Ball (which is top 10 in the league, the only rookie to break 75, 5 of which are 30+ years old riding the regression buss with 2 (Romo and Brees) knocking on the retirement door. He's also the only QB in the entire league to have 85+ Short, 80+ Mid and 75+ Deep. He is literally the most well rounded QB in terms of accuracy in the entire league.

    I repeat.

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    Him and Kiko may switch idk
     
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    The Titans did not pick until 2.30 and the FS they picked there was a megabust.

    At 3.30 Malcolm Hubbard was selected and will take over at SS. He has STAR development and a solid baseline of stats. http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506302/attributes

    Still, with the recent CFM patch boosting safety physical ratings across the board this guy will look pedestrian within a couple seasons.

    Draft grade D+.
     
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    New Texans GM Francis had likely the second-weakest draft of his NFL career (after killing all but one especially rough draft in M15), marked by a definitive failure to get the most out of his mid-round picks, a hallmark of his tenure in Detroit. However, it's hard to call the draft a failure overall given Francis nailed his first two picks to perfection.

    1.17
    CB Derron Goode
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506191/attributes
    After multiple & frequent temptations to give up extra assets to move up into the top 10 to nab one of the three top-tier CBs on the Texans' board, HOU resisted the urge & came up with a non-CB backup plan they were comfortable with...only to see their coveted #2 CB fall all the way to pick 17. They knew he would be the least NFL-ready of this upper tier of CBs, but his physical tools are unmatched by anyone coming out this year, and at 21 yrs old, he has a chance to develop into the best CB of this class 3 seasons from now. He may spend a season as the nickelback before slotting in as Jonathan Joseph's heir apparent on the outside by year 2 at the latest.

    2.17 (49 overall)
    LG Gordon Jordan
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506077/attributes
    The Texans' best-case scenario was to come out of the first two rounds with a long-term starter at CB & OL. After taking Goode at 17, their OL board started to fall quickly, to the point where there were only two top-tier OL left on their board. C Sean Wilson was taken just before Houston's pick, leaving the Texans with their #3 lineman still left at 49. He is an 87 OVR in Houston's zone-blocking scheme and is a physical specimen with the strength to make an elite inside run brute force pile-driver plus the athleticism to get out in space on counter/power/sweep plays. He replaces Sua'Filo immediately at LG, with Sua'Filo likely moving to RT for the upcoming season.

    4.9 (105 overall)
    DE/DT Zac Jackson
    http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5505913/attributes
    GM Francis generally botched all but one of their host of picks in the 3rd/4th round. He did find one of the single best DL prospects in the entire draft in Zac Jackson, however. Drafted as a 43 DT out of college, he has an incredibly rare strength & athleticism combo for his position, allowing him to fit in as a long-term starter in either system--all while having one of the more polished skillsets among power rushers. With AJ Shead such a fixture at RE and Jackson not big enough to play true 34 NT, the Texans will likely evaluate offers from teams looking to add a special athletic prospect. Failing that, there is always room to find packages where Jackson can shine in Houston.


    Overall Grade: B
     
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  19. akutozo

    akutozo Baby, I'm a Brown.

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    He would be fantastic if he knew how to use a spoon. Really interesting depth guy there. If this were 15, he could have been devved into a starter. Curious if anyone else may try and snag him from you as a dev project.
     
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    The new owner of the 49ers done a horrible job of selecting his GM. Needless to say the owner is willing to work with him and is going to get him some training before the next draft. About the only thing the GM done was realize he needed some more training and was able to get more picks for next years draft, and he also didn't select a TE in the first round as Greatness predicted in the pre-draft show. The highlight of he 49ers draft was the WR they selected in the first round at pick 22.

    http://www.daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506950/attributes

    Sterling Griffin is 6' 4 and 225 with 93 speed and 92 jumping. He also comes with fast development 83 catching and 78 release. He will fit in nicely with Torrey Smith, Justin Hunter, and newly acquired Richard Matthews.
     
  21. Wyrmreaver

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    The London Black Knights made the most of their chance in the draft selecting 4 players in the first 3 rounds who are on the 53 man roster plus getting what management thinks is a steal in the 5th.

    Round 1, pick 3: CB Jawaun Hart 78 OVR, star dev http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506762/attributes
    This guy was the highest rated CB on the board. He may not be quite as fast as some of the other guys available where, but his coverage skills and leaping ability made the difference for the Black Knights GM. Add to that star development and this kid should be a quality starter for the rest of the cycle.

    Round 1, pick 20 - OLB Dorian Knox 80 OVR, slow dev http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506500/attributes
    We had expected Dorian to be long gone by pick 20 along with a couple other OLBs with elite coverage skills but we were thrilled that he fell to us here. He has slow development but he fits our scheme already and is skilled enough to contribute right away as a starter.

    Round 2, pick 22 - HB Larone Narcisse 80 OVR (power back), star dev http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5505915/attributes
    As the HBs started getting drafted one after another the Black Knights tried to make their move and trade up, eventually getting a deal done and landing Narcisse who was the clubs fourth rated HB on their draft board.

    Round 3 pick 11 - RG Sterlin Finley 72 OVR, fast dev http://daddyleagues.com/HaW/player/5506625/attributes
    While this kid needs to develop his pas blocking, there is a lot to like. He has fast development and starts with very good run blocking and impact blocking. He should develop into a starter somewhere along the line.

    Round 5, pick 20 - WR Rashaud Mullins 67 OVR, normal dev http://daddyleagues.com/HaW/player/5506944/attributes
    at 6'4 with 85 spectacular catching and 96 jumping this kid can go get a jump ball. What really has the team excited about rashaud though, and what has propelled him to the starting lineup is his traits. He is a clutch performer who can tiptoe the sideline, doesnt drop open catches and fights for yards. The feeling is that the coaching staff can build up his other attributes to make him a formidable outside threat within a few seasons.

    Of these 5 key selections, all but Finley are going to be given a shot at the starting lineup as rookies.

    Initial Draft Grade: A-
     
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    Only 2 picks worth noting for the newly branded Los Angeles Rams.

    Main focus was Center coming into the draft, and the front offices did not disappoint. with the first Rams pick coming at pick #33
    Center: Jackson Wade - http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506095/attributes

    With the fear of Nick Fairley not resigning, and Michael Brockers being traded to the Packers, the Rams did a little research at DT, and at Pick # 20 in the 2nd round, a DT was found.
    Defensive Tackle: Gavin Cross - http://daddyleagues.com/haw/player/5506113/attributes

    Wade will be plugged into the starting line up ASAP, greatly improving the o-line, while Cross will be used in the 5-2 formation, and will be a key back up for those long drives.
     

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