Originally posted by GhostofFredDean74:Originally posted by nannite:Originally posted by BirdmanJr:Originally posted by bigwads:
Those who don't want to fix the OL properly.
One big problem: Davis, Bulaga and Williams are not worth a mid first round pick. You want to build a mediocre OL? We already have plenty of average offensive linemen who were taken higher than they deserved and taking Davis/Bulaga/Williams will yield the same results.
1.) Said who?
2.) Based on what?
Lets compare this situation to our DL situation a few years back. In 2007 we DESPERATELY NEEDED D-LINEMEN just like today we DESPERATELY NEED O-LINEMEN. Lots of people wanted Carriker because he would 'fill a hole for the next decade'. In retrospect, Carriker was a late-1st/early 2nd pick who got way over-hyped because of his position. McC took a superemely talented player at a position that the zone considered less important and the rest is history.
The point is a player is not guaranteed to live up to his hype. In fact their chances of success are drastically reduced the farther you reach.
Lets drop this 'take any OT available and they will be great for us now and for the next decade' line of thinking. That is not the way to fix an OL properly.