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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Bengals Eric Henderson Position: DE Class: Sr School: Georgia Tech Conference: Atlantic Coast Ht., Wt.: 6-2, 270 40 Time: 4.71 BIO: Full-time starter the past three seasons, awarded All-Conference honors after each campaign. Senior totals included 27/8.5/6 in seven games ...

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Old 09-03-2006, 11:44 AM   #21
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Eric Henderson
Position: DE
Class: Sr
School: Georgia Tech
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Ht., Wt.: 6-2, 270
40 Time: 4.71

BIO: Full-time starter the past three seasons, awarded All-Conference honors after each campaign. Senior totals included 27/8.5/6 in seven games after 41/12/3 as a junior. Career-best totals of 49/24/11 came as a sophomore.

POSITIVES: Explosive athlete who makes a lot of plays in the opponent's backfield. Plays with good pad level, quickly changes direction and is effective in pursuit. Gets a lot of force going up the field, has a burst of closing speed and stays on his feet. Effective off the line if dropped into space.

NEGATIVES: Lacks bulk and can be handled at the point by opposing tight ends. Can be a liability on running plays. Struggled with injuries the past two seasons.

ANALYSIS: A disruptive force when healthy, Henderson was off to an impressive start this season before an ankle injury slowed him down. Offers the skills to be a pass-rushing end in a conventional defense, but must improve his playing strength and, most importantly, stay healthy.

PROJECTION: Mid Fourth Round

A few other to mention but heart and injuries cancle them out
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Old 09-03-2006, 12:19 PM   #22
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Kevin McAlmont
Position: OG
Class: 4Sr
School: Western Carolina
Conference: Southern
Ht., Wt.: 6-1.5, 315
40 Time: 5.2

BIO: Three-year starter who began his career at defensive tackle before moving to the offensive side of the ball.

POSITIVES: Strong, small-area lineman best in confined quarters. Quick into blocks, stays square and anchors at the point. Tough, controls defenders or turns them off the line. Holds the school bench-press record.

NEGATIVES: Bends at the waist, lacks balance and lunges into defenders. Marginally effective in space or blocking on the move.

ANALYSIS: Possessing a terrific build, McAlmont could fit as an eighth offensive lineman on the roster.

PROJECTION: Undrafted Free Agent

Todd Londot
Position: C
Class: 5Sr
School: Miami (OH)
Conference: Mid-American
Ht., Wt.: 6-5, 305
40 Time: 5.21

BIO: Moved into the starting lineup midway through his freshman campaign. Awarded All-Conference honors the past three seasons.

POSITIVES: Durable, hard-working blocker possessing size and football intelligence. Quick into blocks, and walls defenders from the action. Explosive at the point of attack, plays with good pad level and is always looking for someone to hit. Flashes footwork in space and is effective in pass protection.

NEGATIVES: Not light on his feet nor overly athletic. Lacks the strong base and can be pushed off the line.

ANALYSIS: A durable lineman who has played a lot of football, Londot offers solid intangibles and the potential to develop into a solid backup.

PROJECTION: Undrafted Free Agent

Troy Reddick
Position: T
Class: 4Sr
School: Auburn
Conference: Southeastern
Ht., Wt.: 6-5, 334
40 Time: 5.67

BIO: Three-year starter and All-Conference selection the past two years.

POSITIVES: Small-area lineman works best as a run blocker. Quick off the snap, jolts opponents at the point and gets movement from blocks. Flashes a nasty streak, works hard and is effective with his hands. Plays heads-up football, displaying patience and working well with teammates.

NEGATIVES: Lacks footwork in space, lumbers about the field and does not play with great balance. Disappointing as a senior, which may be directly related to personal issues.

ANALYSIS: Using all his assets to a maximum, Reddick has the skills to develop into a strong-side blocker in the NFL at guard or tackle. Needs to elevate his game yet worth a late-round pick.

PROJECTION: Mid Sixth Round

Anthony Mix
Position: TE
Class: Sr
School: Auburn
Conference: Southeastern
Ht., Wt.: 6-4.5, 235
40 Time: 4.51

BIO: Part-time starter the past two years. Senior totals included 23/288/2 after 19/294/3 as a junior. Spent time at both receiver and tight end in college.

POSITIVES: King-sized pass catcher who can be used at a variety of positions. Displays excellent adjustment to the throw, eye/hand coordination and makes the reception away from his frame. Quickly gets into breaks, staying low on exit, and shields away opponents with his frame. Strong, defeats jams and physically beats down opponents to make the catch. Solid position blocker down the field.

NEGATIVES: Marginally productive in college. Never known to be a hard worker.

ANALYSIS: Improving his game as a senior, Mix has potential as a slot receiver in the NFL or possibly at H-back. Must continue to progress and has the ability to be an active part of an NFL offense.

Eric Moore
Position: Defensive End
College: Florida State
Height: 6-4
Weight: 255
Hometown: Pahokee, Fla.

Eric has a likeable, outgoing personality and is from a single-parent home. He has a tall, lanky frame with marginal playing strength, but excellent quickness. He is respected by his teammates and coaches, showing good maturity and a compliant attitude.

His lack of bulk hurts him against the run; he constantly struggles in attempts to get off blocks. His best ability is playmaking in pursuit. He is better on the chase than meeting the play head-on. Moore's lack of power causes him to get knocked around at the point of attack. Even though he struggles at the line of scrimmage, he has the quickness, change-of-direction agility and speed to flatten and make plays on the move.

He is better used in pass-rushing situations, as he generates good explosion coming off the edge and makes every effort to get to the quarterback in pursuit. As a pass rusher, he is effective when looping the corner, but needs to add to his pass-rush moves; he struggles vs. the counter. At times, he will go under, but is better on upfield plays due to his low pad level and quickness off the ball.

He shows enough hand strength to pull away from the offensive linemen, but needs to use them better to keep blockers away from his body. Moore's speed allows him to elude offensive tackles to the edge and he has the flexibility to make the turn to collapse the pocket. However, he relies on his quickness too much and does not have the strength to squeeze the pocket, set up and work back inside.

Moore has the lateral agility to make plays in pass coverage, even though he is not asked to do it much. While he might have the build of a 3-4 strong-side linebacker, there's doubt he has the field smarts or coverage instincts to play there at the pro level. He needs reps in order to digest the plays, and this has been a problem in the past. Sometimes this kid runs around the field as if his hair is on fire.

He gives good effort on the chase and has developed a good feel for avoiding blocks and closing on the quarterback from the backside (34 pressures). His speed allows him to slip past blocks working in-line, but a lack of size sees him get covered by the larger offensive linemen. Moore needs to use his hands better to shed and leaves his chest too exposed coming off the snap to prevent from getting washed off the play. His best ability is striking on the move. He also shows enough athletic agility to be effective working in space.

Moore's athletic ability and quickness intrigues NFL teams, but not his production. Having played in 41 games and started 23, you would expect more than 82 tackles. He lacks awareness on the field, and shows a heavy reliance on his speed to generate anything.

Moore has a sudden closing burst and is able to squeeze through blocks to get to the ball. However, when taking on blockers head-on, he does not use his hands effectively to disengage or protect his feet from the chop block. He is a good tackler when he makes plays in pursuit, but needs to do a better job of attacking with his shoulder instead of running square into the blocker.

Eric Moore
Moore was drafted out of Florida State as an athletic pass rusher, who needed to improve as a run defender. Injuries really hurt his rookie season, however the Giants must see a lot of potential in him because he made the team after being injured much of training camp and even got many practice rep in at linebacker. Next year, we will see what he offers

Gerrick McPhearson
Position: CB
Class: Sr
School: Maryland
Conference: Atlantic Coast
Ht., Wt.: 5-10, 196
40 Time: 4.49
Selected by: New York Giants
Round 7, pick 24 (232 overall)

BIO: Moved into the starting lineup midway through his junior campaign, recording 38/11, and followed up with 37/5 as a senior.

POSITIVES: Tremendous athlete with a large upside. Plays to his timed speed, stays downfield with opponents or runs with receivers anywhere on the field. Has terrific range and recovers from mistakes because of his speed. Reliable open-field tackler.

NEGATIVES: Struggles in zone coverage, late reacting and loses assignments. Does not have an interception the past two seasons.

ANALYSIS: A tremendous athlete with solid size and great speed, McPhearson is an unpolished cornerback still learning the game. Needs time and repetition but has the underlying skills to succeed at the next level.

PROJECTION: Late Seventh Round

Damane Duckett
Outstanding size continues to tantalize the Giants. He did not get a lot of playing time this past season; however he did manage to block a field goal on special teams. When in the game, he was not a liability. He is still improving his game in all areas. He needs to work on consistency and technique.

Position: S
School: Ncat
Conference: -
Ht., Wt.: 6'2½, 214
40 Time: 4.52

BIO: Totaled 21/4/8 as a senior, spending most of his time at cornerback. Struggled through an injury-plagued junior campaign and posted only 14/1/6 on the corner. All-American return specialist as a sophomore when he averaged 26.5-yards on 20 punt returns, bringing five back into the end zone for scores.

POSITIVES: Nice-sized athlete who never capitalized on a big sophomore season. Out muscles opponents defending the throw and easily brings ball carriers down on initial contact. Displays good range defending the throw and fluid turning his hips. Improved his reads as a senior and did not have as many mental breakdowns.

NEGATIVES: Lacks explosion, quickness and speed for cornerback. Prefers to side-shuffle rather than backpedal. Considered an underachiever, never took his game to the next level.

ANALYSIS: An imposing specimen, DeLoatch impacts the game with bone crushing hits or long punt returns yet seems content getting by with natural abilities. Must immediately turn up the intensity to have a shot in the NFL.

PROJECTION: Undrafted Free Agent

He has seen more and more playing time and seems to be improving
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Old 09-03-2006, 12:44 PM   #23
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I'd take Mix..he can catch the ball, but the negatives are dead on. Reddick is a hard worker, but that's about as far as it gets.
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Old 09-03-2006, 12:50 PM   #24
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Nick Speegle
Position: Outside Linebacker

Rob Petitti
Position: Offensive Tackle

DL Marcus Parker
Position: DT/NG

Montavious Stanley
Position: DT

Kelly Butler
Position: Offensive Tackle
I'd take a flyer on these guys as well.
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Old 09-03-2006, 01:30 PM   #25
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Danny Clark

Position: LB
Height: 6-2
Weight: 245
Born: 05/09/1977
College: Illinois
NFL Experience: 7
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- Linebacker Danny Clark signed with the Oakland Raiders on Friday.

Clark spent his first four NFL seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars, starting nine games last season and 28 in his career. He had 152 tackles, two sacks and an interception in 2003
Year Team .................G Total Tckl Ast Sacks Int Yds Avg Lg TD Pass Def
2004 Oakland Raiders 16 129 ...98... 31.... 2 .....0 ....0 ...0.0 0.... 0 ....5
2005 Oakland Raiders 16 113 ....82...31 ....1..... 0 ....0... 0.0 0 ....0.... 7

Duane Starks

March 23, 2006
Raiders make it a pair of Pats, sign Starks
The Raiders signed veteran cornerback Duane Starks on Thursday, three days after signing his former Patriots teammate Tyrone Poole.
February 25, 2006

The honeymoon's over: Pats cut CB Starks
Less than a year after surrendering a third-round draft choice to acquire him in a trade, the New England Patriots on Saturday released veteran cornerback Duane Starks.

November 10, 2005
Patriots put Starks on IR with injured shoulder
Duane Starks was placed on injured reserve Thursday with a bad shoulder, ending the season for the cornerback who replaced Ty Law in the New England secondary.

March 2, 2005
Patriots trade for Starks
The Patriots are expected to bolster their depleted CB corps on Thursday, as the Super Bowl champs have agreed in principle to a trade that will bring them veteran Duane Starks from Arizona.

August 17, 2004
Arizona cornerback ready for big third year
Nearly a year after reconstructive surgery on his left knee, CB Duane Starks likes the way his recovery is going and considers the Randy Moss TD grab just a bump in the road.

August 26, 2003
Not in the Cards: Injured Starks out for year
In yet another setback for the Arizona Cardinals' beleaguered defense, ESPN.com has learned that starting cornerback Duane Starks will undergo knee surgery on Friday, and will miss the entire 2003 season.

What happened to this guy?
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Old 09-03-2006, 01:48 PM   #26
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Trey Darilek
Position: Guard/Offensive Tackle
College: Texas-El Paso
Height: 6-4
Weight: 301
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

Mainstay on the offensive line, boasting 42 starts during his career with the Miners … A player with excellent lateral agility, he developed into the most dominating drive blocker in the Western Athletic Conference and was rewarded for his performances by earning a spot on the All-WAC first team as a senior … Has experience at both tackle positions and could also be utilized as a guard, thanks to his quickness and trap blocking skills.
Positives: Has good upper body muscle development and a frame that can carry additional bulk with no loss of quickness … Gets off the snap in a hurry with arms extended to deliver a punch to the defender's chest … His explosion and pop allows him to get good movement stepping off the line … Shows strength to hold ground firmly at the points of attack and is especially effective at sustaining blocks working in the short area … Has the vision and foot movement to see the defender and make the plays on traps and pulls … Does a very nice job of locating and stalking the linebacker when working in the second level … Can recoil and maintain advantage on the defender with his strong hand punch … Can slide his feet efficiently to open gaps for the ground game and slides back quickly to pick up stunts and twists … Has a keen knowledge of the game and is very good at picking up the blitz off the edge.
Negatives: Has good power in pass protection, but sets his base too wide, preventing him from redirecting quickly … Can drive defenders into the second level at times, but must stay in control (when he gets too aggressive, he fails to spot secondary targets to block) … When he gets his legs too far apart, he can be beaten by an inside surge.

5.23 in the 40-yard dash … 1.82 10-yard dash … 346-pound bench press … Bench presses 225 pounds 22 times … 484-pound squat … 341-pound power clean … 29-inch vertical jump … 9-foot-2 broad jump … 32¼-inch arm length … 9 5/8-inch hands … Right-handed.

Torrance "Tank" Daniels
OLB 6'4 248
Harding University
By: Robert Davis

There may not be a more versatile defender at the college level than Tank Daniels over the past four seasons. In his four seasons with the Division II Bison, Daniels has played with his hand down at end, at linebacker, and has spent most of his time as a safety. As a freshman, Daniels had 30 tackles, 4.5 for loss, 2.5 sacks, and an interception. He had his best overall season as a sophomore, finishing with 69 tackles, 13.5 for loss, seven sacks, two picks, and four forced fumbles. Daniels continued his standout play in 2004, posting 64/6/3.5 and a career high four picks on the season. He concluded his career with a career high 74 tackles, 10 for loss, 4.5 sacks, and four forced fumbles. The four year starter was twice named All-American, forced 10 fumbles during his career, and averaged 26 yards per interception return.

The first thing that stands out with Daniels is his versatility. He was an All-American as a hybrid safety/linebacker, but was technically labeled a safety. His says says OLB, with perhaps the ability to play with his hand down on third downs, like he did in college. Daniels has very good size, and combines that with very good athleticism. He flies to the ball and delivers big hits on his opponents. He has the speed to close on plays, the power to be a force in the running game, and the athleticism to turn and cover.

Obviously Daniels dominated at a lower level, so it creates concern about how well his talent translates. It will take time to adjust to the speed of the game and the intelligence of the players. Can he make the leap is the big question. Also, with him moving around a lot of defense, he hasn't mastered one position and will need work at linebacker once in camp.

Daniels is a very intriguing prospect. He has the talent to play in the NFL, and dominated at a small school, which players need to do at that level if they hope to play in the NFL. The concerns about the level, and how quickly he can pick things up are legitimate questions though. With those concerns, he will not hear his name called until late, if at all, but could be a player that surprises once in training camp.

CB Dexter Wynn
CB Matt Ware
CB Donald Strickland

Looks like they are dumping the all the bad kness. One of the should be able to bounce back.
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Old 09-03-2006, 01:58 PM   #27
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Geesh, hagan.........you really need a woman........BADLY!!!!!
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Old 09-03-2006, 02:03 PM   #28
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I have had the same one for way to long. She is a good egg about this and has kept my spirts up through this
The kids can kill me though. so break time and off to the park. I will finish it of later.
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Old 09-03-2006, 04:16 PM   #29
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I like Harrison Smith, he ran a 4.4 at 6'2"...Thats pretty amazing, and during some preseason games I've watched, hes a smart, good decision making player

And Eric King is good as well, add along Warfield and that'll be awesome
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