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MikeGangGree... Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:09 AM) good
MikeGangGree... Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:09 AM) Best day of the week is the day after a Jets Win!
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:12 AM) Rob you think the offense started off ugly? we scored on our first 4 drives, and controlled the ball 80% of the time the first half. We didn't even punt until the 2nd half
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:21 AM) I meant the hits on Fitz at on the first Drive or two with the fumbles and almost fumbles....The Tom Brady rule where balls that used to be fumbles are incomplete. We recovered the ball on all but one but it was ruled incomplete
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:26 AM) The offensive line stepped off after Hughes got hurt for however long he was out. I don't blame J. Marsh for that fumble because that was just a hell of a play. Imo Fitz had a career best game even with only 1 td passing. Never seen him so accurate. So yeah when I meant ugly I meant dline penetration and the 1st two drives ending up in fieldgoals
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:30 AM) But 31 points given up passing by the defense passing was bad. It wasn't just 2 long bombs and that defensive touchdown leading to 21 points. 3q1 against a bad team was terrible for the defense. Without the offense putting up 37 the Jets,would have lost so yeah I consider it an ugly start on both ends
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:32 AM) I'm glad like everyone else that the Jets won. Especially with getting with by the Bills multiple times it was nice revenge.
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 10:34 AM) Just saying that the Bills look like a bad team this year and the Jets have to face a lot of teams that are probably playoff bound again so yes there is a lot of concern
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 11:39 AM) fitz look good and lets not forget the 50+ yarder to decker that was called back on a BS holding penalty. plus if you rewatch it, the jets d-line was getting held like crazy and never got calls. I seen McLendon, williams, and wilk all complaining about it
azjetfan Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:32 PM) I think the game plan for the D was to keep Taylor in the pocker
azjetfan Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:33 PM) They didn't want him running around when they only rushed 3-4 guts
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:37 PM) bills fired their OC today after the loss yesterday lol
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:38 PM) yeah we didn't really rush, we just tried to keep contain on the outside and collapse the middle
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:38 PM) on the salas TD, one of our LBers went for the sack and broke contain and pryor got away and made the play
Jetsfan115 Icon : (16 September 2016 - 12:39 PM) when we did rush which was rare, we had a spy
ROBJETS Icon : (16 September 2016 - 11:11 PM) As far as the Bills firing the oc I'm not sure I agree with it with Watkins having major foot problem with a steel rod in his surgically repaired foot but I dont follow the Bills so cant really say. I do think they need to get rid of Rob Ryan though. He had a decent year with the Browns then was terrible with the Cowboys and Saints. He isn't half the DC that Rex is. I still think Rex can be a good head coach withe the right coaches and roster but Rob Ryan isn't the answer. But if Rex wants to ruin his chance of staying a head coach by keeping his brother on the coaching staff like he ruined his head coaching job keeping Sanchez as a starter then that's his stupidity
ganggreen2003 Icon : (17 September 2016 - 12:20 AM) The A Football Life of Curtis Martin is a MUST WATCH!!!!
Jetsfan0099 Icon : (17 September 2016 - 02:03 PM) They got rid of their OC after their defense was ripped apart
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:03 PM) Well hell that makes even less sense. The defense gets ripped apart so let's get rid of the oc instead of the dc.they didn't have much of a run game but a lot of passes yards. If they wanted to blame anyone for nearly 40 points against them it was their defense. But guess Rex used the ocean as the scale goat instead of his brother
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:04 PM) Oc not ocean. Damn Auto correct on phone
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:04 PM) And scape goatee
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:05 PM) Lol still can't get it right
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:13 PM) Not sure about anyone else but I'm extremely interested in the 49r/ Panther game at 1pm. Just want to see if the 49rs are actually good this year or if the Rams have become one of the worst teams in the league this year
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:16 PM) If the Rams have regressed that much then all the Todd Gurley owners in fantasy will likely have low points from him all year. Might even be worth trying to trade him early if they look just as bad this week before his stock drops
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:26 PM) I drafted him last year and also had David Johnson, Chris Johnson, Roetlesburger, Romo, Palmer, Barnage,, .....my whole team was stacked with starters. Entire team wasc stacked with starters. Even bench. Made tge Superbowl but did have a rough start at behinning of season when Romo and Roethlisberger wentvdown at the start of season also lost amazing starting rb and wr all within the 1st 4 games but worked the waivers really well..shut out until garbage time by a team that was terrible last year
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:28 PM) Last part meant Rams were shut out entire game even in garbage time against 49r backups
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 05:29 PM) Sorry about typos. Hard to type on small phone screen
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:00 PM) This is why I'm glad Rex is gone. Fire the OC after the D gives up 500 yards??
MikeGangGree... Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:01 PM) UPDATE THE UPDATE!!!!
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:25 PM) Yep Rex isn't a bad coach but he needs to have all player and coach decisions as far as firing and hiring taken out of his hands. His problem is he doesn't know to separate the job from loyalty to players and is unable to let underperforming players go
ROBJETS Icon : (17 September 2016 - 06:27 PM) He was great as a DC because he wasn't in charge of roster and firing decisions. He will never make it as a good head coach until he can get rid of loyalty and run a team like any boss runs a business.
azjetfan Icon : (17 September 2016 - 07:16 PM) I loved Rex as a person. But he is severely handicapped in his skill set as a HC. He has not adapted and will not adapt. That's why he isn't here and will be fired from Buffalo.
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:05 AM) It's all guessing and I will like likely stick with my two starters that are injured and playing but D.Thomas looks like he is still in a lot of pain and Stewart is still in the locker room getting ankle treatment so both could be on a snap count
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:06 AM) I have good wr's on bench and good rb's on bench but they have bad matchups. Do t trust Diggs against Greenbay or Doug Martin against Arizona both on bench
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:08 AM) If I made changes I have Crabtree for Oakland Aagainst Atlanta and Abdullah for Detroit against 49rs as my two options I would choose if I made any changes
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:10 AM) Actually have it backwards with my running back teams
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:12 AM) Detroit vs Titans who I believe has a legit defense. Panthers have a better team but the ankle for Stewart and both the Titans and 49rs are ranked #1 against the run. Not a believer in the 49rs defensesthough
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:13 AM) Believe the Rams oline just sucks
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:15 AM) Abdullah splits carries but he did get 17 last week and also catches a lot of passes and has a better qb so could exploit the Titans still
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:16 AM) Will most likely do my own thing anyway just looking for input from those that actually study in fantasy if anyone feels like offering their opinions. If not it's cool too. Thanks
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 11:18 AM) If not for the injuries to the two players I'd keep them in for sure but all it takes for Thomas is a hit to the hip and a tackle by the ankle for Stewart if they aren't on a snap count already or if pain doesn't get to them.
ROBJETS Icon : (18 September 2016 - 12:45 PM) Well looks like leaving in Stewart was,a,bad move in locker room
MikeGangGree... Icon : (18 September 2016 - 04:54 PM) Good news! Dolphins suck
santana Icon : (19 September 2016 - 08:08 AM) Thanks professor
Jetsfan115 Icon : (Yesterday, 03:55 PM) updated roster. FB howsare released, TE bowman added to roster
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Mock Draft V1 No Trades, (just regular order)

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:20 PM

1) Oakland Raiders - QB JaMarcus Russell | 6'6, 260 | L.S.U.

2) Detroit Lions - QB Brady Quinn | 6'4, 227 | Norte Dame

3) Cleveland Browns - OT Joe Thomas | 6'8, 313 | Wisconsin

4) Tampa Bay Bucs - WR Calvin Johnson | 6'5, 235 | Georgia Tech

5) Arizona Cardinals - DT Alan Branch | 6'6, 331 | Michigan

6) Washington Redskins - DE Jamaal Anderson | 6'6, 280 | Arkansas

7) Minnesota Vikings - DE Gaines Adams | 6'5, 260 | Clemson

8) Houston Texans - RB Adrian Peterson | 6'2, 218 | Oklahoma

9) Miami Dolphins - CB Leon Hall | 5'11, 194 | Michigan

10) Atlanta Falcons - S LaRon Landry | 6'2, 202 | L.S.U.

11) San Francisco 49ers - WR Dwayne Jarrett | 6'5, 210 | USC

12) Buffalo Bills - OT Levi Brown | 6'5, 328 | Penn St.

13) St. Louis Rams - OLB Lawrence Timmons | 6'3, 230 | Florida St.

14) Carolina Panthers - S Reggie Nelson | 6'1, 193 | Florida

15) Pittsburgh Steelers - DE Quentin Moses | 6'5, 257 | Georgia

16) Green Bay Packers - WR Ted Ginn Jr. | 6'0, 180 | Ohio St.

17) Jacksonville Jaguars - DE Charles Johnson | 6'2, 270 | Georgia

18) Cincinnati Bengals - DT DeMarcus Tyler | 6'2, 305 | North Carolina St.

19) Tennessee Titans - DE Adam Carriker | 6'6, 295 | Nebraska

20) New York Giants - RB Marshawn Lynch | 5'11, 217 | California

21) Denver Broncos - DT Quinn Pitc0ck | 6'3, 295 | Ohio St.

22) Dallas Cowboys - OG Justin Blalock | 6'4, 329 | Texas

23) Kansas City Chiefs - ILB Patrick Willis | 6'2, 240 | Ole Miss

24) Seattle Seahawks - CB Darrelle Revis | 6'0, 200 | Pittsburgh

25) New York Jets - DT Amobi Okoye | 6'1, 317 | Louisville

26) Philadelphia Eagles - S Michael Griffin | 6'0, 205 | Texas

27) Baltimore Ravens - DE Jarvis Moss | 6'6, 251 | Florida

28) San Diego Chargers - WR Jeff Samardzija | 6'5, 218 | Norte Dame

29) New England Patriots - WR Sidney Rice | 6'4, 202 | South Carolina

30) Chicago Bears - OT Joe Staley | 6'5, 300 | Central Michigan

31) Indianapolis Colts - ILB Buster Davis | 5'10, 240 | Florida St.

32) New Orleans Saints - CB Marcus McCauley | 6'1, 205 | Fresno St.

Thoughts on what I need to improve for V2?
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:23 PM

I would love it if we did land Okoye, he would be a nice pickup, since he would be a back up at first.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:36 PM

QUOTE (Jetsfan0099 @ Jan 17 2007, 09:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would love it if we did land Okoye, he would be a nice pickup, since he would be a back up at first.


Nah, I believe he'll start his first year, because we'll be moving Robertson to End. Then the front 7 would look like:

DE Robertson
NT Okoye
DE Ellis

OLB Thomas
ILB Vilma
ILB Barton
OLB Hobson
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:39 PM

i hope the giants dont get lynch
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:50 PM

QUOTE (JCBizkit87 @ Jan 17 2007, 04:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
1) Oakland Raiders - QB JaMarcus Russell | 6'6, 260 | L.S.U.

2) Detroit Lions - QB Brady Quinn | 6'4, 227 | Norte Dame

3) Cleveland Browns - OT Joe Thomas | 6'8, 313 | Wisconsin

4) Tampa Bay Bucs - WR Calvin Johnson | 6'5, 235 | Georgia Tech

5) Arizona Cardinals - DT Alan Branch | 6'6, 331 | Michigan

6) Washington Redskins - DE Jamaal Anderson | 6'6, 280 | Arkansas

7) Minnesota Vikings - DE Gaines Adams | 6'5, 260 | Clemson

8) Houston Texans - RB Adrian Peterson | 6'2, 218 | Oklahoma

9) Miami Dolphins - CB Leon Hall | 5'11, 194 | Michigan

10) Atlanta Falcons - S LaRon Landry | 6'2, 202 | L.S.U.

11) San Francisco 49ers - WR Dwayne Jarrett | 6'5, 210 | USC

12) Buffalo Bills - OT Levi Brown | 6'5, 328 | Penn St.

13) St. Louis Rams - OLB Lawrence Timmons | 6'3, 230 | Florida St.

14) Carolina Panthers - S Reggie Nelson | 6'1, 193 | Florida

15) Pittsburgh Steelers - DE Quentin Moses | 6'5, 257 | Georgia

16) Green Bay Packers - WR Ted Ginn Jr. | 6'0, 180 | Ohio St.

17) Jacksonville Jaguars - DE Charles Johnson | 6'2, 270 | Georgia

18) Cincinnati Bengals - DT DeMarcus Tyler | 6'2, 305 | North Carolina St.

19) Tennessee Titans - DE Adam Carriker | 6'6, 295 | Nebraska

20) New York Giants - RB Marshawn Lynch | 5'11, 217 | California

21) Denver Broncos - DT Quinn Pitc0ck | 6'3, 295 | Ohio St.

22) Dallas Cowboys - OG Justin Blalock | 6'4, 329 | Texas

23) Kansas City Chiefs - ILB Patrick Willis | 6'2, 240 | Ole Miss

24) Seattle Seahawks - CB Darrelle Revis | 6'0, 200 | Pittsburgh

25) New York Jets - DT Amobi Okoye | 6'1, 317 | Louisville

26) Philadelphia Eagles - S Michael Griffin | 6'0, 205 | Texas

27) Baltimore Ravens - DE Jarvis Moss | 6'6, 251 | Florida

28) San Diego Chargers - WR Jeff Samardzija | 6'5, 218 | Norte Dame

29) New England Patriots - WR Sidney Rice | 6'4, 202 | South Carolina

30) Chicago Bears - OT Joe Staley | 6'5, 300 | Central Michigan

31) Indianapolis Colts - ILB Buster Davis | 5'10, 240 | Florida St.

32) New Orleans Saints - CB Marcus McCauley | 6'1, 205 | Fresno St.

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Not a bad one but just some quick things I noticed.
- Jax taking Johnson at DE, they already have so much money invested on the DL as it is, I'd be suprised if they picked another one in the first round. Not a big deal, but I would be a little suprised.
-Cowboys taking a guard at 22. I know they could use some O-Line help but I could definately see them going in a different direction. Maybe Wr? Owens could be gone, and both he and Glenn are getting old.
-Seahawks taking Revis another corner in the first round. Don't get me wrong I like Revis alot, could definately see him as a Jet, but the Hawks just took Jennings in the 1st round last year and also have Trufant as a former 1st round corner. I don't really see that happening.
-Eagles do need a better safety next to Dawkins but I can bet they go linebacker in the 1st round. That is definately their weakest unit.
-I can see Moss fitting in well with that Ravens D, would be another scary addition and a good replacement for Thomas, but they do have some needs on the offensive side, maybe a RB for them.

Overall though I think its a pretty solid 1st round particularly the top 10. After that its always tough to predict.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 04:55 PM

QUOTE (JCBizkit87 @ Jan 17 2007, 05:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nah, I believe he'll start his first year, because we'll be moving Robertson to End. Then the front 7 would look like:

DE Robertson
NT Okoye
DE Ellis

OLB Thomas
ILB Vilma
ILB Barton
OLB Hobson

I don't know much about Okoye, but I do know that he is only 19 years old. It would be very difficult for him to come in and start from day one. If he fell to them and they took him I would love it, but more than likely he'll take at least a year before he'll be a reliable starter...
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 05:04 PM

Im not saying your rong im just saying if Ginn gets taken before Smardija there is sumthin rong. the only reason Ginn could be ranked over Jeff is return ability, as a WR Samardija owns him. Ginn improved his hands this year but Id still take Jeff over him anyday at WR.

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 05:14 PM

QUOTE (BESTHANDS8381 @ Jan 17 2007, 05:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Im not saying your rong im just saying if Ginn gets taken before Smardija there is sumthin rong. the only reason Ginn could be ranked over Jeff is return ability, as a WR Samardija owns him. Ginn improved his hands this year but Id still take Jeff over him anyday at WR.

You are right, Jeff is a better WR then Ginn, but the fact is that Jeff plays baseball also. It really depends on if he quits baseball. He might not even play in the NFL, because the Cubs dont want him to play football.

QUOTE (JCBizkit87 @ Jan 17 2007, 05:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nah, I believe he'll start his first year, because we'll be moving Robertson to End. Then the front 7 would look like:

DE Robertson
NT Okoye
DE Ellis

OLB Thomas
ILB Vilma
ILB Barton
OLB Hobson

Not saying that Robertson will play end or not, but Okoye if we draft him wont be the starter. If he does then we are in trouble, because I dont think he is a NFL ready type player, he is more of a project guy. Since he is 19 and he will be best served as a back up for his first year, so he can gain weight and shit. I may be wrong, he may come in and dominate, just my feelings though. I say we would sign a vetern NT if we did move Robertson to DE, maybe that Sands guy.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 05:21 PM

QUOTE (Jetsfan0099 @ Jan 17 2007, 05:49 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You are right, Jeff is a better WR then Ginn, but the fact is that Jeff plays baseball also. It really depends on if he quits baseball. He might not even play in the NFL, because the Cubs dont want him to play football.
Not saying that Robertson will play end or not, but Okoye if we draft him wont be the starter. If he does then we are in trouble, because I dont think he is a NFL ready type player, he is more of a project guy. Since he is 19 and he will be best served as a back up for his first year, so he can gain weight and shit. I may be wrong, he may come in and dominate, just my feelings though. I say we would sign a vetern NT if we did move Robertson to DE, maybe that Sands guy.


I'm not trying to say whether or not Okoye can be an instant starter...but the fact he is 19 has nothing to do with it. He is a four year starter...that's a lot more experience than you get with most prospects...and the reason why he is a 19 year old senior is because he is so smart. So either way you look at it...he's a seasoned prospect. So the only real justification we have to say he can't be an instant starter is he might have to bulk up to play NT.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 05:53 PM

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I'm not trying to say whether or not Okoye can be an instant starter...but the fact he is 19 has nothing to do with it. He is a four year starter...that's a lot more experience than you get with most prospects...and the reason why he is a 19 year old senior is because he is so smart. So either way you look at it...he's a seasoned prospect. So the only real justification we have to say he can't be an instant starter is he might have to bulk up to play NT.

Being 19 absolutely has something to do with it. He is 3 years behind everybody else in his physical development. He's still filling out and so, he is not yet at his playing weight. I don't doubt that he will be a great player, but he will be a lot better at 22-23 then he is at 19.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 06:22 PM

QUOTE (HurricaneJet32 @ Jan 17 2007, 05:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not trying to say whether or not Okoye can be an instant starter...but the fact he is 19 has nothing to do with it. He is a four year starter...that's a lot more experience than you get with most prospects...and the reason why he is a 19 year old senior is because he is so smart. So either way you look at it...he's a seasoned prospect. So the only real justification we have to say he can't be an instant starter is he might have to bulk up to play NT.

Thats what I meant, he has to bulk up more before he can be a full time starter.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 07:13 PM

6-1 / 317 is his listed height and weight on the loiusville website
i looked on the jets page on nfl.com and roberston is the same


to say he isnt developed enough to start is crazy
he just as big as robertson is now at 19 and roberston looks fatter then him





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Posted 17 January 2007 - 07:15 PM

When I say development, I'm not just talking about his size. The fact is the guy is not fully developed yet. There's a reason guys who are 19 years old don't start in the NFL...
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 07:17 PM

i really dont understand
you cant just say development like its some mythological characteristic





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Posted 17 January 2007 - 07:18 PM

NT or DTs usually take a while to become good, especially NTs. Sometimes they dont do good their first year. Example Vince Wilfork, he didnt do good his rookie season, but had a great 2nd year. Okoye is a guy that may take a year or 2 to develop because of his size and age. He is a guy that wont reach his potiential for like 3-4 years if even. It will take till he is 23-24 for us to see his potiential.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 07:40 PM

QUOTE (HurricaneJet32 @ Jan 17 2007, 05:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not trying to say whether or not Okoye can be an instant starter...but the fact he is 19 has nothing to do with it. He is a four year starter...that's a lot more experience than you get with most prospects...and the reason why he is a 19 year old senior is because he is so smart. So either way you look at it...he's a seasoned prospect. So the only real justification we have to say he can't be an instant starter is he might have to bulk up to play NT.




pretty solid draft but okoye isnt going to fall into our lap at 25. i've never seen a mock draft were he's gone higher than 18 and i've seen a couple where he goes top 10 and his stock is only going to rise come draft considering he will have an incredible combine and Alan Branch's is falling, the lack of quality DTs and the fact that he's only 19 we would probably have to give up one of 2nd rounders to get him but i like him so much i might not mind

these are the guys i consistenly see us getting on mock drafts
Mccauley(Fresno st) CB, and Adam Carriker DE Nebraska and lamar woodley....
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 09:31 PM

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i really dont understand
you cant just say development like its some mythological characteristic

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The point is that people grow between 19 and 23. You can't just look at his size and say "he's over 300 lbs. He must be fully developed." The guys still growing. There's a reason that the NFL has always had the rule that guys can't just go straight to the NFL out of high school. It's because typically, guys who are 19 shouldn't be playing with the monsters in the NFL. This guys is huge, but that doesn't mean he's ready to just come in and start right off the bat.
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 09:58 PM

QUOTE (VaNDelaYInDusTrIEs @ Jan 17 2007, 07:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
When I say development, I'm not just talking about his size. The fact is the guy is not fully developed yet. There's a reason guys who are 19 years old don't start in the NFL...


Yeah...that reason is because they're still in college...

Okoye may be the first player to ever be drafted at 19 years old...

He has had four years of starting...is already 317 pounds of MUSCLE...and already has good on field production...

Of course he'll be better in 3 or 4 years...I would hope so...and of coure he hasn't reached his potential...these are all givens.

What I'm saying is he can start his rookie year...he is not an unpolished prospect...he is an unfinished prospect. Big difference here...a guy like Louis Leonard will be drafted on potential because he is a 350 pounder. But a guy like Okoye is being drafted because of potential and production. He is already good, what makes him scary is he has so much more room to develop. If Okoye wasn't already a good player...he wouldn't be considered a first rounder. You wouldn't draft a guy simply based on being 19 years old. What makes Okoye so intriguing is he already produces on the field...and he still has so much room to grow!!!

So my point is...he can likely start his rookie year...and yes...he will hopefully get even better and even bigger in the following seasons!!!
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Posted 17 January 2007 - 10:08 PM

I like the pick but the only downside of this guy is his age. you have to remember that this kid is the age of most freshmen in college. he has alot of upside but like a few have said "he is a project." i cant see this guy playing for at least 2 years so he can physically catch up to the rest of the playing feild. He is a boy amoung men and although he has the size he is only 19 and can get much bigger. I wouldnt be upset if we picked the guy because the jets are also a young team. He may be ready to play by the time the jets are ready to make a real run towards the playoffs....(yea we got there this year but id say it was more because of our weak schedule.) Not a bad pick at all but again he is a project and will need to work hard to be able to play with the big boys of the NFL...

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 10:09 PM

i didn't read the whole thing but okoye is not falling to us, if we want him we'll have to trade up fro him. he'll go top 15, top 20 at worst, his stok is soaring really fast. and btw i follow the draft year around, jeff samarja isn;t going in the 1st round. he'd be happy if he goes in the top half of the 2nd round. right now, we could probably be looking at tank tyler but he might go higher and pit*beep* as well. carricker's stock has really fallen btw. right now he'd go in the top 10 picks in the 2nd round. just my 2 cents.
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