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Outside Linebacker 21 23.33%
Tackle (Offense) 48 53.33%
Safety 12 13.33%
Inside Linebacker 17 18.89%
Center 26 28.89%
Cornerback 29 32.22%
Wide Receiver 32 35.56%
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2014 NFL Draft

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Old 03-23-2014, 05:32 PM   #641
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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday that 12 teams have expressed interest in Georgia QB Aaron Murray.

Murray is currently in Phoenix preparing for Georgia’s pro day on April 16. Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s agent, said the signal caller has garnered interest from the following teams: Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City. "There’s just a real positive buzz about Aaron with the teams," Dye said. "He’s well ahead of schedule [from ACL surgery in November] and he should be fine to start training camp or at some point during training camp. Whether if that’s the first day or two weeks into it. Aaron swears he’ll be ready by training camp, a full go."

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday that 12 teams have expressed interest in Georgia QB Aaron Murray.

Murray is currently in Phoenix preparing for Georgia’s pro day on April 16. Pat Dye, Jr., Murray’s agent, said the signal caller has garnered interest from the following teams: Cincinnati, Jacksonville, Arizona, Minnesota, New Orleans, St. Louis, Cleveland, Houston, Dallas, Oakland, Tennessee and Kansas City. "There’s just a real positive buzz about Aaron with the teams," Dye said. "He’s well ahead of schedule [from ACL surgery in November] and he should be fine to start training camp or at some point during training camp. Whether if that’s the first day or two weeks into it. Aaron swears he’ll be ready by training camp, a full go."

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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I love Aaron Murray. In the right system(ours), I think he'll be a good quarterback in this league. In the wrong system, he'll hold the clipboard for the rest of his career.
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I agree. I suspect the Saints will pick up a ILB early in the draft. I think this is a "prove it" year for Lofton. He's a big cap hit and if he doesn't perform up to the dollars, I think he'll be gone.

The strength of the 34 defense (though we look more like a 3-3-5 at times), is all predicated on the Nose Tackle and the Inside Linebackers; considering how average our ILBers were, you have to give credit to the Bunkley/Jenkins rotation for how well they performed; that is why I agree that ILB is the way to take this defense to the next level and why I'd advocate selecting Max Bullough in the draft...
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Old 03-23-2014, 09:51 PM   #646
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I love Aaron Murray. In the right system(ours), I think he'll be a good quarterback in this league. In the wrong system, he'll hold the clipboard for the rest of his career.
Hey, Steve Young held a clipcoard for Steve DeBerg then Joe Montana...that turned out pretty good for the 49ers...
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Old 03-23-2014, 09:55 PM   #647
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2014 NFL Draft - Khalil Mack goes No. 1 in Mel Kiper's Mock Draft 3.0 - ESPN

Know Kiper is not popular with many people, I haven't always liked him; but you have to give him props for creating a market for himself and making a living at what he does...

But I was impressed with this introductory statement from the linked above article revealing his Mock 3.0 for the 2014 draft' a truly telling opinion...

"Free agency can have an affect on draft decisions, but not as much as it used to. Under the old collective bargaining agreement, when you were bound to pay a first-round pick a lot more money than you do today, you'd see cases in which you knew a team had to make a decision between the prospects of a rookie and the possibility of what they could add in free agency. That's not the case as much anymore. First-round picks don't take up much cap space, so the finances don't come into play. And need? It's also not as big a deal as you'd think.

Unless you're truly in a win-now situation, you draft looking for core players who can help your team for years."


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Originally Posted by jeanpierre View Post

The strength of the 34 defense (though we look more like a 3-3-5 at times), is all predicated on the Nose Tackle and the Inside Linebackers; considering how average our ILBers were, you have to give credit to the Bunkley/Jenkins rotation for how well they performed; that is why I agree that ILB is the way to take this defense to the next level and why I'd advocate selecting Max Bullough in the draft...
I really don't like Max Bullough at all, I'd much rather Chris Borland.
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Watching Bullough a few times this year, one of the slower ILB I've seen this year.
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Watching Bullough a few times this year, one of the slower ILB I've seen this year.
He admitted to not managing his weight, got his self down to 249 at the combine and had the second fastest 40yd dash and was first in Bench Press among MLB...

John Jenkins was the same way; when he realized he was messing up an opportunity he redeemed himself the same way...

A guy that wants to redeem himself, that's one of the biggest reasons why I want to seem him drafted...

Borland is a great college player, but his height causes him to get engulfed at times; but I sure wouldn't be too disappointed if we had him as he'd be an improvement over what we have now...

Only real issue with Bullough was his suspension from the Rose Bowl Game, which he has stated would only be discussed in private and not in a public forum and held his own to a hostile media crowd rather impressively...

NFL combine: Michigan State's Max Bullough 2nd among MLBs in 40-yard dash, first in bench | MLive.com

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