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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:01 pm 
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I also think the Steelers will run to the podium if Rashaan Evans is available at 28.


Steelers will run to the podium in the first round no matter who the pic is.



Lmao. True, they sure will. I can already picture our draft chat going bezerk.


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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:32 pm 
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They had dinner with Artie Burns, IIRC. Tombert was at his pro day, too.

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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:35 pm 
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bradshaw2ben wrote:
MOST LIKELY:
Pro Day dinner (Colbert tried to attend LVE dinner/pro day but couldn't because of weather), expected to be drafted before 2.60, position of need.

LB Leighton Vander Esch, Boise State
RB Darius Guice, LSU
S Jesse Bates, Wake Forest
LB Rashaan Evans, Alabama
S Ronnie Harrison, Alabama
QB Lamar Jackson, Louisville
QB Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State
WR James Washington, Oklahoma State
TE Mike Gesicki, Penn State
EDGE Sam Hubbard, Ohio State
CB Denzel Ward, Ohio State
NT Da’Ron Payne, Alabama

A REAL POSSIBILITY:
Attended pro day. May have had unreported dinner. Either a need fit or expected 1st/early 2nd rounder.

LB/EDGE Lorenzo Carter, Georgia
RB Sony Michel, Georgia
LB Arden Key, LSU
CB Donte Jackson, LSU
C Billy Price, Ohio State
CB Jaire Alexander, Louisville
RB Nick Chubb, Georgia
CB Tony Brown, Alabama

UNLIKELY BUT CAN'T BE RULED OUT:
Attended pro day or (Reid) came out to say not attending pro day was not a sign to read into. Either not a position of need or not expected to be drafted before 2.60.

DL Tim Settle, Virginia Tech
C J.C. Hassenauer, Alabama
S Tremaine Edmunds, Virginia Tech
S Justin Reid, Stanford
EDGE Duke Ejiofor, Wake Forest
WR Marcel Ateman, Oklahoma State
S Marcus Allen, Penn State
LB Jerome Baker, Ohio State
S Tre Flowers, Oklahoma State

How come I don't see Derwin James, Taven Bryan, Vita Vea?


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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:41 pm 
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JANE, YOU IGNORANT SLUT.

My counter point:

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Here is my list

LB Leighton Vander Esch, Boise State 20% chance
They’ve shown him a ton of interest, position of need, and likely to be available

LONG GONE BEFORE 28. TOP 20 PICK.

LB Rashaan Evans Alabama 15% chance
Similar to Vander Esch, except not quite as much interest shown.

JARVIS JONES 2.0. WOULD THEY DO THAT TO THEMSELVES AGAIN?

S Ronnie Harrison Alabama 15% chance
They need a safety and have shown interest. He may be the best DB available

SAFE CHOICE BUT HE'S NOT AS GOOD AS MORGAN BURNETT AND PROBABLY NOT GOING TO BE A FS, SO SEAN DAVIS IS STILL THE WEAKEST LINK ON THE DEFENSE.

S Justin Reid Stanford 15% chance
A ton of interest shown, won’t make it to their second pick. I could see it.

EXTREMELY DOUBTFUL. THEY SHOWED SO MUCH MORE INTEREST IN JESSE BATES, AND BATES FITS THEIR NEEDS MUCH BETTER. REID REMINDS ME A LOT OF DAVIS/MITCHELL, IN TERMS OF HITTING VS TACKLING, BRAIN FARTS, POOR ANGLES, ETC

QB Lamar Jackson, Louisville 7.5%
Colbert has personally gone to Louisville games 3 years in a row. I think this is a very real possibility

IF THEY TAKE A QB (STUPID) IT WOULDN'T SURPRISE ME IF IT WAS ONE OF THESE TWO THEY SEEM TO GENUINELY LIKE.

QB Mason Rudolph, Oklahoma State 7.5%
Colbert and Tomlin have shown a ton on interest. Tomlin thinking about his long term future might want to have his next QB on the roster now. Call it job stability.

RB Darius Guice, LSU 5% chance
Top flight bell cow back. Makes Bell expendable.

I THINK THIS ONE IS A MUCH HIGHER LIKELIHOOD... THEY HAD DINNER WITH HIM AND BELL IS AS GOOD AS GONE AFTER 2018. DRAFTING FOR NEXT YEAR IS WHAT GOOD FRANCHISES DO.

CB Jaire Alexander, Louisville 5%
Again, the team has scouted the shit out of Louisville recently. I think Alexander is long gone, but if he falls they pounce.

AGREE WITH THIS WHOLEHEARTEDLY

Other 10%
Ziggy Hood, Rashard Mendenhall, Artie Burns. Sometimes they pick a player out of left field they didn’t show much interest in. Rarely, but it happens.


ZIGGY IS THE ONLY ONE IN A REALLY LONG TIME THAT DIDN'T GET AT LEAST A PRO DAY VISIT FROM TOMBERT, IF NOT A PRO DAY VISIT AND PRIVATE DINNER.

TO ME, BATES IS THE ARTIE BURNS PICK... THE ONE NO ONE EXPECTED IN ROUND 1 BUT THE STEELERS PICKED ANYWAY. BEST FIT AT A POSITION OF EXTREME NEED.

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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
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Today's Kiper mock has us taking Calvin Ridley.

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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 6:59 am 
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Steelafan77 wrote:
How come I don't see Derwin James, Taven Bryan, Vita Vea?

Tomlin nor Colbert went to pro day and or had private dinner... something they’ve done for years, aside from Ziggy Hood.

Also, I don’t include Tremaine Edwards, because he’ll be long gone.

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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
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RemoAZ wrote:
Today's Kiper mock has us taking Calvin Ridley.


Because Kiper is a Ravens fan and an idiot.

The way Kiper's draft fell it would be either Carter or Bates.

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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
PostPosted: Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:21 am 
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955876 wrote:
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I also think the Steelers will run to the podium if Rashaan Evans is available at 28.


Steelers will run to the podium in the first round no matter who the pic is.


Hahaha--very true!

they could be receiving calls offering them 3 2's and 3 3's for that pick, and they'd still be sprinting to the podium


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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
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955876 wrote:
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I also think the Steelers will run to the podium if Rashaan Evans is available at 28.


Steelers will run to the podium in the first round no matter who the pic is.

When Tomlin and Colbert fall in love with a player...they really fall in love with a player.

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 Post subject: Re: Okay, So We Can Narrow Down The 1st Round Pick
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I saw a Seattle mock that had us trading with the Seahawks in order to get Evans because the Steelers feel (according to them) that he won't last until 28.

As to who the pick will be- whoever is the most likely day one starter at either the S or the ILB.

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