Originally posted by BHulman:
Originally posted by MadDog49er:
A playmaking, Number 1 WR, who clearly the best player on the board, and no doubt was a top 5 talent, or a RT?
Is this even an argument?
You were calling for this pick very early on weren't you? Didn't you suggest the Niners try to trade up and get him? It's early, but this just might become a very memorable pick.
I did suggest back in March that if it took moving up a few slots to pick him, then don't blink: burn that third rounder. It is not like our third rounders have done anything in the league since Frank Gore.
As the draft moved into its final days, I did project Crabtree would fall to the Niners at 10, so a trade wouldn't be necessary, unless they had a real strong idea he would be gone sooner.
As we've seen this year, the team still needs playmakers. So, when you have a special talent on the board, you've got to grab it.
In this vein, I would not be unhappy if the Niners targeted Dez Bryant in the top 10 picks of this draft.
P.S. To me, this was a no-brainer draft selection for a team that needed help at the position. Teams like the Browns (long after Mangini the Moron is gone), the Bengals, the Jags and the Raiders are going to look back and be disgusted with their draft day choices.
[ Edited by MadDog49er on Oct 27, 2009 at 4:16 PM ]