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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Originally Posted by jeanpierre Quenton Nelson and Frank Ragnow are the only offensive linemen I want in the first round, you can stand pat and pull some great O-linemen in later rounds[/B] Meh ... I hope not. Frank is a ...

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Old 02-11-2018, 11:51 AM   #11
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Quenton Nelson and Frank Ragnow are the only offensive linemen I want in the first round, you can stand pat and pull some great O-linemen in later rounds[/B]
Meh ... I hope not.

Frank is a nice player but isn't dominant enough inside the trenches at 27. I doubt he is selected on day 1.

Billy Price on the other hand ... he'll give you a solid performance every week and never misses games, loves football, the gym and has a high football IQ but more importantly, he's a BUCKEYE .
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Meh ... I hope not.

Frank is a nice player but isn't dominant enough inside the trenches at 27. I doubt he is selected on day 1.

Billy Price on the other hand ... he'll give you a solid performance every week and never misses games, loves football, the gym and has a high football IQ but more importantly, he's a BUCKEYE .
Can't hold the failures of his team against him; many had him graded not only the best center but best player in the SEC coming into this season...

Don't sleep, don't wink on Ragnow...
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Can't hold the failures of his team against him; many had him graded not only the best center but best player in the SEC coming into this season...

Don't sleep, don't wink on Ragnow...
Im not denying his talent, but hes probably the 3rd best center in the draft behind Billy Price and James Daniels (Iowa).
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I’m not denying his talent, but he’s probably the 3rd best center in the draft behind Billy Price and James Daniels (Iowa).
I'm sorry, from what I've seen the past two seasons and what I consider the better opinions in scouting, Ragnow is the best center in the draft and second best interior offensive lineman behind Quenton Nelson...
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Well, this makes me feel even better about getting out-maneuvered on Foster and having Ramczyk fall into our laps...

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I'm sorry, from what I've seen the past two seasons and what I consider the better opinions in scouting, Ragnow is the best center in the draft and second best interior offensive lineman behind Quenton Nelson...
Great to see your emphatic support for him... It tells me a lot! I certainly appreciate your opinions on these things. The center position is so hard to project in the draft because for some reason those guys get pushed to the mid-rounds despite their importance.
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Great to see your emphatic support for him... It tells me a lot! I certainly appreciate your opinions on these things. The center position is so hard to project in the draft because for some reason those guys get pushed to the mid-rounds despite their importance.
And I failed to made this point yet - I'm not going crazy the size of Buckeye's Price or Bulldog's Wynn; makes me question fit in our zone-blocking scheme...

While Wynn had a great Senior Bowl, I think he gets exposed and limited when he faces full-time, well-coached NFL competition as he had great coaching at UGA...

As for Price, he struggled when the Buckeye's faced better interior competition; what Price has going for him is his versatility and a need by power running teams...

Two guys I like for the Saints more than Wynn and Price or Clapp and Bozeman - but both of those guys would likely sit their first season, barring injury...

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And this is a pretty deep draft of middle-round talent for all positions along the offensive line...

I could see the Saints taking as many as three offensive linemen to develop behind our terrific starters...
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