I searched for a Kerrigan thread but I didn't really want to hijack the thread.
It might be a little too much wishful thinking but I see the Bucs picking Kerrigan at #20 in almost every mock now. Sometimes he slips down into the early 20's and sometimes he slips into the late teen's and who knows where he'll be projected at after the combine. But say Harbaugh wants Josh Johnson, do you think a simple first round pick swap would enough for us to pull Johnson into the deal as well? We would still land a big time pass rusher and we would solve a piece of our QB puzzle in the process.
I have really always liked Kerrigan and after mulling over it, I absolutely want the 9ers to draft a DE with their first pick. Amukamara is one hell of a corner but I could see us solving our CB issues in free agency very easily. What do you guys think, we land a pass rushing stud and a long term #2 qb in one fell swoop?
Ryan Kerrigan would be our OLB, not DE, in our base 3-4. He can also stay in the game during passing downs to rush the passer on the line next to Justin Smith.
The guy is relentless, has a non stop motor, and violent hands. I'd take this guy at 7 if we couldn't trade down to #10 at the lowest. He's about 6'4'' and 255 lbs. The guy is a monster and was the best player at Purdue despite how horrible they were. He was constantly double teamed and still produced.
Let's compare Kerrigan and Von:
Games played: 48
Tackles for Loss: 55.5
Games played: 47
Tackles for Loss: 50.5
Originally posted by NinerGM: #7 is very tradeable pick.
However if there's a rookie salary cap, teams will be more likely to trade up for players. There will be a LOT more trading, wheeling and dealing in the 1st round than in recent memory.
I really think that both Gabbert and Newton will be targets with our pick if Buffalo, Cincy and AZ don't pick either of them. Given they are QBs, I believe they will be worth more than the typical #7 pick. I can see Tenn, Wash, Minny and Miami wanting either of those two. Well, there are only two to go around unless one of them is willing to wait for Locker like Miami for instance.
I don't care how, but we better get one of these pass rushers in the first:
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