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darnik44
01-22-2007, 12:55 PM
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POSITIONAL RANKINGS

QUARTERBACKS

Brady Quinn QB Notre Dame 6-4 231 Sr.
JaMarcus Russell QB Louisiana State 6-6 252 Jr.
Troy Smith QB Ohio State 6-1 215 Sr.
Drew Stanton QB Michigan State 6-3 230 Sr.
Colt Brennan QB Hawaii 6-3 190 Jr.
Trent Edwards QB Stanford 6-4 220 Sr.
Kevin Kolb QB Houston 6-3 225 Sr.
Chris Leak QB Florida 6-0 210 Sr.
Tyler Palko QB Pittsburgh 6-2 220 Sr.
Jordan Palmer QB Texas-El Paso 6-5 235 Sr.

RUNNINGBACKS

Adrian Peterson HB Oklahoma 6-2 215 Jr.
Marshawn Lynch HB California 5-11 217 Jr.
Michael Bush HB Louisville 6-3 250 Sr.
Kenny Irons HB Auburn 5-11 200 Sr.
Brian Leonard HB/FB Rutgers 6-2 235 Sr.
Tony Hunt HB Penn State 6-2 219 Sr.
Antonio Pittman HB Ohio State 5-11 195 Sr.
Dwayne Wright HB Fresno State 6-1 220 Jr.
Tyrone Moss HB Miami 5-9 220 Sr.
Lorenzo Booker HB Florida State 5-11 193 Sr.

WIDE RECEIVERS

Calvin Johnson WR Georgia Tech 6-4 235 Jr.
Dwayne Jarrett WR Southern California 6-5 210 Jr.
Ted Ginn Jr. WR/KR Ohio State 6-0 170 Jr.
Sidney Rice WR South Carolina 6-4 191 So.
Robert Meachem WR Tennessee 6-3 210 Jr.
Dwayne Bowe WR Louisiana State 6-3 217 Sr.
Jason Hill WR Washington State 6-0 210 Sr.
Johnnie Lee Higgins WR Texas-El Paso 6-0 180 Sr.
Chansi Stuckey WR Clemson 5-11 182 Sr.
Dallas Baker WR Florida 6-3 206 Sr.

TIGHT ENDS

Zach Miller TE Arizona State 6-5 262 Sr.
Greg Olsen TE Miami 6-5 252 Jr.
Matt Spaeth TE Minnesota 6-6 270 Sr.
Clark Harris TE Rutgers 6-6 255 Sr.
Joe Newton TE Oregon State 6-7 252 Sr.
Scott Chandler TE Iowa 6-7 257 Sr.
Martrez Milner TE Georgia 6-4 240 Sr.
Derek Schouman TE Boise State 6-2 233 Sr.
Jonny Harline TE Brigham Young 6-4 240 Sr.
Matt Herian TE Nebraska 6-5 240 Sr.

TACKLES

Joe Thomas OT Wisconsin 6-8 6-5 Sr.
Levi Brown OT Penn State 6-5 324 Sr.
Aaron Sears OT Tennessee 6-4 320 Sr.
Doug Free OT Northern Illinois 6-7 302 Sr.
Ryan Harris OT/OG Notre Dame 6-5 288 Sr.
Joe Staley OT Central Michigan 6-5 299 Sr.
Tony Ugoh OT Arkansas 6-5 6-5 Sr.
Jake Kursea OT Brigham Young 6-4 339 Sr.
James Marten OG/OT Boston College 6-8 315 Sr.
Robert Turner OT New Mexico 6-4 328 Sr.

GUARDS

Justin Blalock OG/OT Texas 6-4 329 Sr.
Josh Beekman OG Boston College 6-2 325 Sr.
Samson Satele OG/C Hawaii 6-3 311 Sr.
Manuel Ramirez OG/OT Texas Tech 6-4 328 Sr.
Ben Grubbs OG Auburn 6-3 301 Sr.
Mike Jones OG/OT Iowa 6-5 302 Sr.
Tim Duckworth OG Auburn 6-4 310 Sr.
Marshal Yanda OG Iowa 6-4 305 Sr.
Mike Otto OT/OG Purdue 6-5 305 Sr.
Tala Esera OG Hawaii 6-4 295 Sr.

CENTERS

Ryan Kalil C Southern California 6-3 285 Sr.
Kyle Young C/OG Fresno State 6-5 330 Sr.
Dan Mozes C West Virginia 6-4 290 Sr.
Doug Datish C Ohio State 6-3 291 Sr.
Mark Fenton C Colorado 6-4 295 Sr.
Adam Spieker C Missouri 6-2 310 Sr.
Lyle Sendlein C Texas 6-5 305 Sr.
Dustin Fry C Clemson 6-2 320 Sr.
David Ligon C Tennessee 6-5 300 Sr.
Leroy Harris C/OG North Carolina State 6-3 300 Sr.
DEFENSIVE ENDS

Gaines Adams DE/OLB Clemson 6-5 260 Sr.
Jamaal Anderson DE Arkansas 6-6 282 Jr.
Quentin Moses DE/OLB Georgia 6-5 250 Sr.
Jarvis Moss DE/OLB Florida 6-6 252 So.
LaMarr Woodley DE/OLB Michigan 6-2 268 Sr.
Charles Johnson DE Georgia 6-2 275 Jr.
Adam Carriker DE Nebraska 6-6 280 Sr.
Anthony Spencer DE Purdue 6-3 261 Sr.
Victor Abiamiri DE/OLB Notre Dame 6-4 260 Sr.
Tim Crowder DE Texas 6-4 270 Sr.

DEFENSIVE TACKLES

Alan Branch DT/DE Michigan 6-6 311 Jr.
Amobi Okoye DT Louisville 6-1 312 Sr.
Quinn Pit**** DT Ohio State 6-3 295 Jr.
DeMarcus Tyler DT North Carolina State 6-2 305 Sr.
Justin Harrell DT/DE Tennessee 6-4 300 Sr.
Marcus Thomas DT/DE Florida 6-3 290 Sr.
Brandon Mebane DT/DE California 6-3 306 Sr.
Derek Landri DT/DE Notre Dame 6-3 263 Sr.
Kareem Brown Miami 6-4 307 Sr.
Chris Norwell DT Illinois 6-6 290 Sr.

OUTSIDE LINEBACKERS

Paul Posluszny ILB/OLB Penn State 6-2 229 Sr.
Lawrence Timmons OLB Florida State 6-3 230 Jr.
Rufus Alexander OLB Oklahoma 6-1 231 Sr.
Earl Everett OLB/ILB Florida 6-2 231 Sr.
Jon Beason OLB Miami 6-2 210 Jr.
Prescott Burgess OLB Michigan 6-3 246 Sr.
KaMichael Hall OLB/ILB Georgia Tech 6-0 225 Sr.
Justin Warren OLB Texas A&M 6-3 245 Sr.
Juwan Simpson OLB Alabama 6-3 222 Sr.
Sam Olajubutu OLB/S Arkansas 5-9 229 Sr.
INSIDE LINEBACKERS

Patrick Willis ILB Mississippi 6-2 230 Sr.
H.B. Blades ILB Pittsburgh 6-0 240 Sr.
Buster Davis ILB Florida State 5-11 240 Sr.
Brandon Siler ILB Florida 6-2 235 Jr.
Jon Abbate ILB Wake Forest 5-11 245 Sr.
David Harris ILB Michigan 6-2 242 Sr.
Tony Taylor ILB Georgia 6-1 237 Sr.
Anthony Waters ILB Clemson 6-3 245 Sr.
Oscar Lua ILB Southern California 6-1 240 Sr.
Matt Muncy ILB Ohio 6-2 231 Sr.
CORNERBACKS

Darrelle Revis CB Pittsburgh 6-0 190 Jr.
Leon Hall CB Michigan 5-11 191 Sr.
Marcus McCauley CB Fresno State 6-1 205 Sr.
Daymeion Hughes CB California 6-2 188 Sr.
Aaron Ross CB Texas 6-1 192 Sr.
Josh Wilson CB Maryland 5-10 182 Sr.
Tanard Jackson CB Syracuse 6-1 193 Sr.
Fred Bennett CB South Carolina 6-1 199 Sr.
Chris Houston CB Arkansas 5-11 188 Jr.
Tarell Brown CB Texas 6-0 200 Sr.

SAFETY'S

LaRon Landry FS Louisiana State 6-2 204 Sr.
Reggie Nelson FS Florida 6-1 198 Jr.
Michael Griffin FS Texas 6-0 205 Sr.
Eric Weddle S/CB Utah 6-0 200 Sr.
Brandon Meriweather SS Miami 6-0 188 Sr.
Sabby Piscatelli SS Oregon State 6-3 226 Sr.
Aaron Rouse SS Virginia Tech 6-4 221 Sr.
John Wendling SS Wyoming 6-1 222 Sr.
Zach Catanese FS Arizona State 6-2 219 Sr.
J.D. Nelson FS Oregon 5-11 210 Sr.
TOP 100
Calvin Johnson WR Georgia Tech 6-4 235 Jr.
Joe Thomas OT Wisconsin 6-8 306 Sr.
Adrian Peterson HB Oklahoma 6-2 215 Jr.
Gaines Adams DE/OLB Clemson 6-5 260 Sr.
JaMarcus Russell QB Louisiana State 6-6 252 Jr.
Brady Quinn QB Notre Dame 6-4 231 Sr.
Alan Branch DT/DE Michigan 6-6 311 Jr.
LaRon Landry FS Louisiana State 6-2 204 Sr.
Dwayne Jarrett WR Southern California 6-5 210 Jr.
Jamaal Anderson DE Arkansas 6-6 268 Jr.
Leon Hall CB Michigan 5-11 191 Sr.
Levi Brown OT Penn State 6-5 324 Sr.
Ted Ginn Jr. WR/KR Ohio State 6-0 170 Jr.
Reggie Nelson FS Florida 6-1 193 Sr.
Darrelle Revis CB Pittsburgh 6-0 190 Jr.
Marshawn Lynch HB California 5-11 217 Jr.
Patrick Willis ILB Ole' Miss 6-2 230 Sr.
Quentin Moses DE/OLB Georgia 6-5 250 Sr.
Michael Griffin FS Texas 6-0 205 Sr.
Marcus McCauley CB Fresno State 6-1 205 Sr.
Amobi Okoye DT Louisville 6-1 312 Sr.
Justin Blalock OG/OT Texas 6-4 329 Sr.
Sidney Rice WR South Carolina 6-4 191 So.
Jarvis Moss DE/OLB Florida 6-6 252 So.
H.B. Blades ILB Pittsburgh 6-0 240 Sr.
Josh Beekman OG Boston College 6-2 325 Sr.
Paul Posluszny ILB/OLB Penn State 6-2 229 Sr.
Robert Meachem WR Tennessee 6-3 210 Jr.
Lawrence Timmons OLB/ILB Florida State 6-3 230 Jr.
Buster Davis ILB Florida State 5-11 240 Sr.
Daymeion Hughes CB California 6-2 188 Sr.
Dwayne Bowe WR Louisiana State 6-3 217 Sr.
Aaron Sears OT Tennessee 6-4 320 Sr.
Michael Bush HB Louisville 6-3 250 Sr.
Rufus Alexander OLB Oklahoma 6-1 231 Sr.
Brandon Meriweather SS Miami 6-0 188 Sr.
Zach Miller TE Arizona State 6-5 262 Sr.
Charles Johnson DE Georgia 6-2 275 Jr.
Quinn Pitcock DT Ohio State 6-3 295 Sr.
Troy Smith QB Ohio State 6-1 215 Sr.
Victor Abiamiri DE/OLB Notre Dame 6-4 260 Sr.
LaMarr Woodley DE/OLB Michigan 6-2 268 Sr.
Drew Stanton QB Michigan State 6-3 230 Sr.
Brandon Siler ILB Florida 6-2 235 Jr.
Greg Olsen TE Miami 6-5 252 Jr.
Brian Leonard FB/HB Rutgers 6-2 235 Sr.
Manuel Ramirez OG/OT Texas Tech 6-4 328 Sr.
Samson Satele OG/C Hawaii 6-3 311 Sr.
DeMarcus Tyler DT North Carolina State 6-2 305 Sr.
Aaron Ross CB Texas 6-1 192 Sr.
Kenny Irons HB Auburn 5-11 200 Sr.
Eric Weddle S/CB Utah 6-0 200 Sr.
Anthony Spencer DE Purdue 6-3 261 Sr.
Chris Houston CB Arkansas 5-11 188 Jr.
Ryan Harris OT/OG Notre Dame 6-5 288 Sr.
Sabby Piscatelli SS Oregon State 6-3 226 Sr.
Tanard Jackson CB Syracuse 6-1 193 Sr.
Fred Bennett CB South Carolina 6-1 199 Sr.
Ryan Kalil C Southern California 6-3 285 Sr.
Josh Wilson CB Maryland 5-9 187 Sr.
Adam Carriker DE Nebraska 6-6 280 Sr.
Doug Free OT Northern Illinois 6-7 302 Sr.
Brandon Mebane DT/DE California 6-3 306 Sr.
Earl Everett OLB/ILB Florida 6-2 231 Sr.
Tony Hunt HB Penn State 6-2 219 Sr.
Trent Edwards QB Stanford 6-4 220 Sr.
Brandon Mebane DT/DE California 6-3 306 Sr.
Tim Crowder DE Texas 6-4 270 Sr.
Jon Abbate ILB Wake Forest 5-11 245 Sr.
Kyle Young C/OG Fresno State 6-5 230 Sr.
Jason Hill WR Washington State 6-0 210 Sr.
Steve Smith WR Southern California 6-0 195 Sr.
Ben Grubbs OG Auburn 6-3 301 Sr.
Johnnie Lee Higgins WR Texas-El Paso 6-0 180 Sr.
Chansi Stuckey WR Clemson 5-11 182 Sr.
DeAndre Jackson CB Iowa State 6-0 190 Sr.
Justin Harrell DT/DE Tennessee 6-4 300 Sr.
Dan Mozes C West Virginia 6-4 290 Sr.
Dallas Baker WR Florida 6-3 206 Sr.
Ray McDonald DE/DT Florida 6-3 280 Sr.
Jason Hill WR Washington State 6-0 210 Sr.
Joe Staley OT Central Michigan 6-5 299 Sr.
Joel Filani WR Texas Tech 6-3 214 Sr.
Tarell Brown CB Texas 6-0 200 Sr.
Tony Ugoh OT Arkansas 6-5 304 Sr.
Baraka Atkins DE/OLB Miami 6-4 264 Sr.
David Harris ILB Michigan 6-2 242 Sr.
David Irons CB Auburn 6-1 188 Sr.
Dan Mozes C West Virginia 6-4 290 Sr.
Antonio Pittman HB Ohio State 5-11 195 Sr.
Aaron Rouse SS Virginia Tech 6-4 221 Sr.
Marcus Thomas DT/DE Florida 6-3 290 Sr.
Jonathan Wade CB Tennessee 6-0 195 Sr.
John Wendling S Wyoming 6-1 222 Sr.
Prescott Burgess OLB Michigan 6-3 246 Sr.
Marshal Yanda OG Iowa 6-4 305 Sr.
Matt Spaeth TE Minnesota 6-6 270 Sr.
Clark Harris TE Rutgers 6-6 255 Sr.
Jay Alford DT/DE Penn State 6-3 288 Sr.
Turk McBride DT/DE Tennessee 6-4 275 Sr.


FIRST ROUND

1. Oakland Raiders
JaMarcus Russell, QB Louisiana State 6-6 252 Jr.

2. Detroit Lions
Brady Quinn, QB Notre Dame 6-4 231 Sr.

3. Cleveland Browns
Joe Thomas, OT Wisconsin 6-8 306 Sr.

4. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Calvin Johnson, WR Georgia Tech 6-4 235 Jr.

5. Arizona Cardinals
Gaines Adams, DE/OLB Clemson 6-5 260 Sr.

6. Washington Redskins
Alan Branch, DT/DE Michigan 6-6 311 Jr.

7. Minnesota Vikings
Dwayne Jarrett, WR Southern California 6-5 210 Jr.

8. Houston Texans
Adrian Peterson, HB Oklahoma 6-2 215 Jr.

9. Miami Dolphins
LaRon Landry, FS Louisiana State 6-2 204 Sr.

10. Atlanta Falcons
Jamaal Anderson, DE Arkansas 6-6 268 Jr.

11. San Francisco 49ers
Leon Hall, CB Michigan 5-11 191 Sr.

12. Buffalo Bills
Levi Brown, OT Penn State 6-5 324 Sr.

13. St. Louis Rams
Ted Ginn Jr., WR/KR Ohio State 6-0 170 Jr.

14. Carolina Panthers
Reggie Nelson, FS Florida 6-1 193 Sr.

15. Pittsburgh Steelers
Darrelle Revis, CB Pittsburgh 6-0 190 Jr.

16. Green Bay Packers
Marshawn Lynch, HB California 5-11 217 Jr.

17. Jacksonville Jaguars
Patrick Willis, ILB Ole' Miss 6-2 230 Sr.

18. Cincinnatti Bengals
Quentin Moses, DE/OLB Georgia 6-5 250 Sr.

19. Tennessee Titans
Michael Griffin, FS Texas 6-0 205 Sr.

20. New York Giants
Marcus McCauley, CB Fresno State 6-1 205 Sr.

21. Denver Broncos
Amobi Okoye, DT Louisville 6-1 312 Sr.

22. Dallas Cowboys
Justin Blalock, OG/OT Texas 6-4 329 Sr.

23. Kansas City Chiefs
Sidney Rice, WR South Carolina 6-4 191 So.

24. New England Patriots (from SEA)
Paul Posluszny, ILB/OLB Penn State 6-2 229 Sr.

25. New York Jets
Jarvis Moss, DE/OLB Florida 6-6 252 So.

26. Philadelphia Eagles
H.B. Blades, ILB Pittsburgh 6-0 240 Sr.

27. New Orleans Saints
Daymeion Hughes, CB California 6-2 188 Sr.

28. Baltimore Ravens
Josh Beekman, OG Boston College 6-2 325 Sr.

29. New England Patriots
Aaron Ross, CB Texas 6-1 192 Sr.

30. San Diego Chargers
Robert Meachem, WR Tennessee 6-3 210 Jr.

31. Chicago Bears
Lawrence Timmons, OLB/ILB Florida State 6-3 230 Jr.

32. Indianapolis Colts
Buster Davis, ILB Florida State 5-11 240 Sr.


SECOND ROUND

33. Oakland Raiders
Dwayne Bowe, WR Louisiana State 6-3 217 Sr.

34. Detroit Lions
Aaron Sears, OT Tennessee 6-4 320 Sr.

35. Cleveland Browns
Michael Bush, HB Louisville 6-3 250 Sr.

36. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Rufus Alexander, OLB Oklahoma 6-1 231 Sr.

37. Arizona Cardinals
Brandon Meriweather, SS Miami 6-0 188 Sr.

38. New York Jets (from WAS)
Zach Miller TE, Arizona State 6-5 262 Sr.

39. Minnesota Vikings
Charles Johnson, DE Georgia 6-2 275 Jr.

40. Houston Texans
Quinn Pit****, DT Ohio State 6-3 295 Sr.

41. Miami Dolphins
Troy Smith, QB Ohio State 6-1 215 Sr.

42. Atlanta Falcons
Eric Weddle, S/CB Utah 6-0 200 Sr.

43. San Francisco 49ers
LaMarr Woodley, DE/OLB Michigan 6-2 268 Sr.

44. Buffalo Bills
Drew Stanton, QB Michigan State 6-3 230 Sr.

45. St. Louis Rams
Brandon Siler, ILB Florida 6-2 235 Jr.

46. Carolina Panthers
Greg Olsen, TE Miami 6-5 252 Jr.

47. Pittsburgh Steelers
Brian Leonard, FB/HB Rutgers 6-2 235 Sr.

48. Green Bay Packers
Manuel Ramirez, OG/OT Texas Tech 6-4 328 Sr.

49. Jacksonville Jaguars
Samson Satele, OG/C Hawaii 6-3 311 Sr.

50. Cincinnatti Bengals
DeMarcus Tyler, DT North Carolina State 6-2 305 Sr.

51. Tennessee Titans
Chris Houston, CB Arkansas 5-11 188 Jr.

52. New York Giants
Kenny Irons, HB Auburn 5-11 200 Sr.

53. Denver Broncos
Victor Abiamiri, DE/OLB Notre Dame 6-4 260 Sr.

54. Dallas Cowboys
Anthony Spencer, DE Purdue 6-3 261 Sr.

55. Kansas City Chiefs
Ryan Harris, OT/OG Notre Dame 6-5 288 Sr.

56. New England Patriots (from SEA)
Sabby Piscatelli, SS Oregon State 6-3 226 Sr.

57. New York Jets
Tanard Jackson, CB Syracuse 6-1 193 Sr.

58. Philadelphia Eagles
Fred Bennett, CB South Carolina 6-1 199 Sr.

59. New Orleans Saints
Earl Everett, OLB/ILB Florida 6-2 231 Sr.

60. Baltimore Ravens
Ryan Kalil, C Southern California 6-3 285 Sr.

61. San Diego Chargers
Josh Wilson, CB Maryland 5-9 187 Sr.

62. New England Patriots
Adam Carriker, DE Nebraska 6-6 280 Sr.

63. Chicago Bears
Doug Free, OT Northern Illinois 6-7 302 Sr.

64. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (from IND)
Brandon Mebane, DT/DE California 6-3 306 Sr.


THIRD ROUND

65. Oakland Raiders
Tony Hunt, HB Penn State 6-2 219 Sr.

66. Detroit Lions
Trent Edwards QB Stanford 6-4 220 Sr.

67. Cleveland Browns
Brandon Mebane, DT/DE California 6-3 306 Sr.

68. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tim Crowder, DE Texas 6-4 270 Sr.

69. Arizona Cardinals
Jon Abbate , ILB Wake Forest 5-11 245 Sr.

70. Denver Broncos (from WAS)
Kyle Young, C/OG Fresno State 6-5 230 Sr.

71. Minnesota Vikings
Ben Grubbs, OG Auburn 6-3 301 Sr.

72. Houston Texans
Jason Hill, WR Washington State 6-0 210 Sr.

73. Miami Dolphins
Steve Smith, WR Southern California 6-0 195 Sr.
74. Atlanta Falcons
Johnnie Lee Higgins, WR Texas-El Paso 6-0 180 Sr.

75. San Francisco 49ers
Chansi Stuckey, WR Clemson 5-11 182 Sr.

76. Buffalo Bills
DeAndre Jackson, CB Iowa State 6-0 190 Sr.

77. St. Louis Rams
Justin Harrell, DT/DE Tennessee 6-4 300 Sr.

78. Carolina Panthers
Dan Mozes, C West Virginia 6-4 290 Sr.

79. Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas Baker, WR Florida 6-3 206 Sr.

80. Green Bay Packers
Joe Staley, OT Central Michigan 6-5 299 Sr.

81. Jacksonville Jaguars
Baraka Atkins, DE/OLB Miami 6-4 264 Sr.

Cincinnatti Bengals
FORFEIT PICK, (Ahmad Brooks '06 Supplemental Draft)

82. Tennessee Titans
Joel Filani, WR Texas Tech 6-3 214 Sr.

83. Denver Broncos
Tarell Brown, CB Texas 6-0 200 Sr.

84. New York Giants
David Irons, CB Auburn 6-1 188 Sr.

85. Seattle Seahawks
Dan Mozes, C/OG West Virginia 6-4 290 Sr.

86. Dallas Cowboys
Ray McDonald, DE/DT Florida 6-3 280 Sr.

87. Kansas City Chiefs
Jonathan Wade, CB Tennessee 6-0 195 Sr.

88. New York Jets
Antonio Pittman, HB Ohio State 5-11 195 Sr.

89. Philadelphia Eagles
Aaron Rouse, SS Virginia Tech 6-4 221 Sr.

90. New Orleans Saints
Matt Spaeth, TE Minnesota 6-6 270 Sr.

91. Baltimore Ravens
Marcus Thomas, DT/DE Florida 6-3 290 Sr.

92. New England Patriots
David Harris, ILB, Michigan, 6-2, 242, Sr.

93. San Diego Chargers
John Wendling, S Wyoming 6-1 222 Sr.

94. Chicago Bears
Prescott Burgess, OLB Michigan 6-3 246 Sr.

95. Indianapolis Colts
Marshal Yanda, OG Iowa 6-4 305 Sr.

Blitzburgh55
01-22-2007, 12:59 PM
You have us taking someone for pitt interseting

PITT23
01-22-2007, 01:04 PM
Revis is a great player and I'd love to see him stay with the Steelers.

Great job on this Darnik.

Steelersfan
01-22-2007, 01:21 PM
Great job darnik! I like how you broke everything down.

House of Steel
01-22-2007, 02:08 PM
They have Cleveland taking Michael Bush???? HUH???? I don't agree with us taking a CB in the first round when we have more pressing needs on the Offensive Line and Defensively. WR in the third round wouldn't be cool. We really need to stack up on the OL, MLB, ROLB, and build some depth.

BlitzburghRockCity
01-22-2007, 02:21 PM
Paul Posluszny ILB/OLB Penn State 6-2 229 Sr. - Welcome to Pittsburgh ! :tt02:

I cant say I actually agree with any of your picks you have coming to us.

15. Pittsburgh Steelers
Darrelle Revis, CB Pittsburgh 6-0 190 Jr. - There's no way that we would take a CB in the first round when it's not a glaring need for us. McFadden and Taylor will start next year, Townsend with be the 3rd CB. I can see us maybe taking one in the 3rd round possibly.



47. Pittsburgh Steelers
Brian Leonard, FB/HB Rutgers 6-2 235 Sr. - No way this happens either, there are far too many backs to be had on day 2 that are gems to spend an early round pick on one when we have Parker and Davenport already.


79. Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas Baker, WR Florida 6-3 206 Sr. - I do see us taking a WR in this draft but not in the 3rd round even if Cedric Wilson does go that still gives us Hines, Holmes, and Washington as our top 3. We could possibly take one to give us a solid 4 group, with the 3rd round pick but..

Prosdo
01-22-2007, 02:25 PM
I have to agree with Matt on the CB issue. I don't see us going round 1. Maybe day 1, but not round 1. As far as a running back I can see that happening. WR I think were pretty set. You have Ward, Washington, Holmes, Reid, and Morey. I could see them getting a WR. I think there is definitely a linebacker in day 1 for us.

BlitzburghRockCity
01-22-2007, 02:26 PM
Yeah I forgot about Reid coming back from that injury so that's 4 WR's right there that we have who could be on the field for us and help in the return game.

Prosdo
01-22-2007, 02:28 PM
Walter Young is another guy who has been in camp with us for a few years who could possibly step up.

BlitzburghRockCity
01-22-2007, 02:29 PM
Yeah I believe he was active for a few games with us this year as well when Hines was down and Cedric was down. He's got good size and strenght so he could be a sleeper.

darnik44
01-22-2007, 04:32 PM
Paul Posluszny ILB/OLB Penn State 6-2 229 Sr. - Welcome to Pittsburgh ! :tt02:

I cant say I actually agree with any of your picks you have coming to us.

15. Pittsburgh Steelers
Darrelle Revis, CB Pittsburgh 6-0 190 Jr. - There's no way that we would take a CB in the first round when it's not a glaring need for us. McFadden and Taylor will start next year, Townsend with be the 3rd CB. I can see us maybe taking one in the 3rd round possibly.



47. Pittsburgh Steelers
Brian Leonard, FB/HB Rutgers 6-2 235 Sr. - No way this happens either, there are far too many backs to be had on day 2 that are gems to spend an early round pick on one when we have Parker and Davenport already.


79. Pittsburgh Steelers
Dallas Baker, WR Florida 6-3 206 Sr. - I do see us taking a WR in this draft but not in the 3rd round even if Cedric Wilson does go that still gives us Hines, Holmes, and Washington as our top 3. We could possibly take one to give us a solid 4 group, with the 3rd round pick but..


Last season pass coverage (CB play) was a major problem. Ike Taylor took a giant step backwards. McFadden is a solid starter, but Townsend has seen his day. Townsend will be fine as the starter next season, but beyond that he'll be more suitable as a nickleback. Behind Townsend is Colclough and Iuwoma...no thanks. Usually it takes a rookie CB a full season to get acclimated and suitible to start. Revis and McFadden in '08. A hole Revis could immediatly fill is punt returner. Holmes showed flashes of brilliance at times, but also put the ball on the ground alot.

Leonard is not your typical RB. He's a HB/FB/3rd down back. He would back-up Kreider and be his evenyual replacement. Kreider has been beating up his body for a while now. 2-3 more years will be it for him. He could be a great 3rd down, short yardage and change of pace back. Davenport is a FA, so he may be gone.

Dallas Baker is an excellent WR. He would be a good #3 for alot of teams. For the Steelers he would be #3. I don't care for Cedric "throw the flag" Wilson or Nate Washington.

OL has alot of young depth that for some reason people are unaware of. Essex, Colon, Kemouatu, and Phillips. All were impressive in camp and in spot duty.

SteelerFan87
01-22-2007, 05:00 PM
I like the Leonard pick, but I think we could get him in the 3rd round. I just don't see him going that high.

For CB, you make a good point, but that's not our most pressing need on defense. Yeah, we should start looking for Townsend's replacement, but that's alot less crucial than looking for Porter's or Haggans's or Farrior's replacement. We absolutely NEED to take a LB early, probably the 1st or 2nd pick. I'd really like Revis, and if he's avaliable after we've filled our LB needs, I'd definitely take him. But right now LB is the more important need. I'd like Posluzny and/or Blades, because I've seen them play, but I'm sure there are alot of other good choices that will become huge players for us for a long time.

For WR, I don't think we have to draft one necessarily. At least not in the early rounds. I'm sure we could find a guy like Quincy Morgan who we could sign to be our #4 guy.

darnik44
01-22-2007, 05:47 PM
Leonard is a top 50 prospect. He may not even be an option in round 2. At LB, We have James Harrison and Rian Wallace. Also Porter and Haggans will be FA's after next season, but I would expect them both to be a priority to re-sign. Larry Foote and James Farrior are also guys I expect to see for several more years. You don't spend a first round pick on a guy pay him first round money and put him on the sideline for 3 years. There is a guy from Washington State Mkristro Bruce (OLB) who would be a great 4th round pick, and the Steelers will also be given atleast 2 compensatory picks as well. I would expect to see the OL and ILB addressed there. In the 5th, 6th and 7th rounds I expect to see a QB taken, a TE (seems like they take one every year), BPA with the 7th.

1. Darrelle Revis, CB, Pitt
2. Brian Leonard, FB/HB, Rutgers
3. Dallas Baker, WR, Florida
4. Mkristro Bruce, DE/OLB, Washington State
4b. Tala Esera, OG, Hawaii
5. Jeff Rowe, QB, Nevada
5b. Brock Stratton, ILB, Texas Tech
6. Tyler Ecker, TE, Michigan
7. BPA

SteelerFan87
01-22-2007, 06:05 PM
But there's a difference between still playing and still playing well. This year we saw our LBs start to lose a step, next year will be worse. Either Porter or Haggans won't be a starter next year. Or at least shouldn't. Harrison will start for whichever one is gone/demoted, and we'll need a young LB to groom for a season and become a star.

And Leonard, I really don't think he'll go that high. Who drafts a fullback that high? And that's what teams will see him as, a fullback. And at HB there are alot of better players. Most teams will be looking for a feature back in the early rounds, not a fullback/short yardage/3rd down running back. He's the classic steal the Steelers are great at getting, but I'm sure he won't go in the 1st round, guaranteed, and even in the 2nd, he'd be a pretty late pick. I think there's a very good chance he falls to the 3rd.

darnik44
01-22-2007, 06:58 PM
I'm not sure what you were watching this past season. Haggans led the team in sacks and Joey Porter was dominant once he got over his knee injury. Porter will be playing in Hawaii in 3 weeks ya know. Leonard will not be there in round 3. Haynes is not a solid backup, and there is not much depth at the RB position. Davenport may or may not be gone, but they need some options if Parker gets hurt. Leonard is versatile, and the Steelers like players like that.

SteelerFan87
01-22-2007, 07:35 PM
But their sack totals were inflated against bad teams or teams that had bad O-lines. Against the good teams we played, Porter and Haggans were non-factors. They simply could not get to the QB. Look at 05 when we were all over Manning in the playoffs. There is no way our LBs would have been able to do that in 06. The Ravens twice, Broncos, and Chargers manhandled Porter and Haggans. They're both in their 30s. They have to be replaced. We may be able to get another year or 2 of decent football from them, but then what? We NEED to reload at LB, something the Steelers have been known to do successfully. Our whole defense depends on the LBs. This year we need to reload there, and next year we'll have to draft a DE early on too, to be Aaron Smith's eventual replacement.


And I totally agree that Leonard would be a great pick. He's one of the guys I most want us to draft. But I don't think he'll get picked that high. Maybe late 2nd round, maybe. If so we could get him easily in the 2nd, or he could fall to the 3rd round.

darnik44
01-22-2007, 11:58 PM
I can't remember the Steelers ever getting a LB in round 1 or 2. Porter, Haggans, Foote, and Wallace were all Steelers draft picks. I', not 100% certain, but I think ther were all 3rd rounders. Greg Lloyd wasn't a high pick, I think Levon Kirkland was a 3rd rounder. Earl Holmes I believe was a 3rd round pick. James Farrior was a first round pick...by the Jets. Kevin Greene was a FA, those are just some of the more recent LB's off the top of my head.

Some more LB prospects

second round
LaMarr Woodley DE/OLB Michigan 6-2 268 Sr.
Anthony Spencer DE Purdue 6-3 261 Sr.

Third Round
Prescott Burgess OLB Michigan 6-3 246 Sr.

Fourth Round
Mkristo Bruce DE/OLB Washington State 6-6 255 Sr.
KaMichael Hall OLB/ILB Georgia Tech 6-0 225 Sr.
Justin Warren OLB Texas A&M 6-3 245 Sr.

Fifth Round

Ameer Ismail OLB/S Western Michigan 6-2 225 Sr.
Antwan Applewhite DE/OLB San Diego St. 6-4 245 Jr.
Marquies Gunn DE/OLB Auburn 6-4 254 Sr.
Larry Birdline DE/OLB Oklahoma 6-4 258 Sr.

Sixth Round

Larry McSwain DE/OLB Alabama Birmingham 6-1 255 Sr.
C.J. Ah You DE/OLB Oklahoma 6-4 265 Sr.

Second/Third Round

Jon Abbate ILB Wake Forest 5-11 245 Sr.
David Harris ILB Michigan 6-2 242 Sr.
Tony Taylor ILB Georgia 6-1 237 Sr.

Fourth Round

Anthony Waters ILB Clemson 6-3 245 Sr.
Oscar Lua ILB Southern California 6-1 240 Sr.

Fifth Round

Matt Muncy ILB Ohio 6-2 231 Sr.
Dedrick Harrington ILB/OLB Missouri 6-4 240 Sr.

Sixth Round

Michael McFadden DE/LB Grand Valley State 6-1 255 Sr.

SteelerFan87
01-23-2007, 12:13 AM
True, the Steelers have been able to get some good players late in the draft. But still, LB should be our top priority.