Originally posted by bigginz54:
To think some of us wanted adam Carriker
Looking back at that draft there were some good players taken after him in positions that we needed Revis, Merriweather, Bowe, L Hall, to name a few players off the top of my head. Glad Nowin and mcclueless got this one right IMO
That's a half truth...
Some of us wanted Adam Carriker AND David Harris. The Lambs used Carriker wrong so he disappeared...but he has been solid...better than what we have at DL with the exception of Justin Smith. As for Harris, the guy is a stud...he may not be Patrick...patrick is a once in a decade type player.
The question is: what would be of more value...a solid DE and a stud ILB or one of the best ILBs to play the game? Sure, I'd chose Patrick now, knowing what I know...but I wouldn't be sad if we had gone the other way. It made sense at the time and it wouldn't have sucked if we had done it.