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Jake Moody-K-Michigan 3rd Round 2023 Draft

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  • krizay
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Of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, percentage-wise, just two were drafted: Harrison Butker and Stephen Gostkowski. Justin Tucker, Josh Lambo, Wil Lutz? All undrafted. Adam Vinatieri and Matt Prater, who aren't in the top 10 but are considered some of the league's best, went undrafted, too.

Even successful kickers who do get picked don't always stick with those teams, including two of the NFL's best in Kansas City's Butker (Carolina) and Philadelphia's Jake Elliott (Cincinnati).
Originally posted by krizay:
Of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, percentage-wise, just two were drafted: Harrison Butker and Stephen Gostkowski. Justin Tucker, Josh Lambo, Wil Lutz? All undrafted. Adam Vinatieri and Matt Prater, who aren't in the top 10 but are considered some of the league's best, went undrafted, too.

Even successful kickers who do get picked don't always stick with those teams, including two of the NFL's best in Kansas City's Butker (Carolina) and Philadelphia's Jake Elliott (Cincinnati).

I'm no expert on kickers but it seems like they take a few years to come into there own.
I think drafting a kicker for a playoff team is very risky not to mention I'm sure we will way overdraft one.
Originally posted by Oilcan:
Originally posted by krizay:
Of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, percentage-wise, just two were drafted: Harrison Butker and Stephen Gostkowski. Justin Tucker, Josh Lambo, Wil Lutz? All undrafted. Adam Vinatieri and Matt Prater, who aren't in the top 10 but are considered some of the league's best, went undrafted, too.

Even successful kickers who do get picked don't always stick with those teams, including two of the NFL's best in Kansas City's Butker (Carolina) and Philadelphia's Jake Elliott (Cincinnati).

I'm no expert on kickers but it seems like they take a few years to come into there own.
I think drafting a kicker for a playoff team is very risky not to mention I'm sure we will way overdraft one.

Don't think I've ever heard that, maybe it just takes a few years until they are noticed. They don't have to learn a new playbook, or anything for that matter, and there's no need to adjust to the speed of the game. What would they need a couple years for?
Originally posted by SLCNiner:
Originally posted by Oilcan:
Originally posted by krizay:
Of the top 10 kickers in NFL history, percentage-wise, just two were drafted: Harrison Butker and Stephen Gostkowski. Justin Tucker, Josh Lambo, Wil Lutz? All undrafted. Adam Vinatieri and Matt Prater, who aren't in the top 10 but are considered some of the league's best, went undrafted, too.

Even successful kickers who do get picked don't always stick with those teams, including two of the NFL's best in Kansas City's Butker (Carolina) and Philadelphia's Jake Elliott (Cincinnati).

I'm no expert on kickers but it seems like they take a few years to come into there own.
I think drafting a kicker for a playoff team is very risky not to mention I'm sure we will way overdraft one.

Don't think I've ever heard that, maybe it just takes a few years until they are noticed. They don't have to learn a new playbook, or anything for that matter, and there's no need to adjust to the speed of the game. What would they need a couple years for?

Sometimes it takes a while for everything to align properly, but then there are picks like Evan McPherson of the Bengals where their good right away.
Moody's good, but so is Christopher Dunn of NC St. Niners talked to him at the Combine. He was 28 of 29, a 97% success rate. He was 2 for 2 over 50 yds, longest 53. He was 8 of 9 in the 40 yd range. He was a 5th yr senior. Knowing Shanahan prefers vets as his K, we'll see. Lynch has 10 picks with potentially 3 more coming, I read. Should be plenty to draft a rookie.
Originally posted by CorvaNinerFan:
Moody's good, but so is Christopher Dunn of NC St. Niners talked to him at the Combine. He was 28 of 29, a 97% success rate. He was 2 for 2 over 50 yds, longest 53. He was 8 of 9 in the 40 yd range. He was a 5th yr senior. Knowing Shanahan prefers vets as his K, we'll see. Lynch has 10 picks with potentially 3 more coming, I read. Should be plenty to draft a rookie.

Huh?
Originally posted by genus49:
Originally posted by CorvaNinerFan:
Moody's good, but so is Christopher Dunn of NC St. Niners talked to him at the Combine. He was 28 of 29, a 97% success rate. He was 2 for 2 over 50 yds, longest 53. He was 8 of 9 in the 40 yd range. He was a 5th yr senior. Knowing Shanahan prefers vets as his K, we'll see. Lynch has 10 picks with potentially 3 more coming, I read. Should be plenty to draft a rookie.

Huh?

I guess he misunderstood the report that came out this week about comp picks. Corva, the projected total is 10 picks with all the comp picks from Carthon and our free agents.
I don't know if having a Moody kicker is a good thing. You want an emotionally stable kicker. Someone see if Ken Stabler has some kicker grandkid.
Originally posted by CorvaNinerFan:
Moody's good, but so is Christopher Dunn of NC St. Niners talked to him at the Combine. He was 28 of 29, a 97% success rate. He was 2 for 2 over 50 yds, longest 53. He was 8 of 9 in the 40 yd range. He was a 5th yr senior. Knowing Shanahan prefers vets as his K, we'll see. Lynch has 10 picks with potentially 3 more coming, I read. Should be plenty to draft a rookie.

Isaac Punts who is my top authority on kickers at the moment had Dunn as the top kicker. I think Moody was #2. as a vet I like Josh Lambo he's top 10 all time in FG percentage and just freely available.
Originally posted by 49erFaithful6:
Isaac Punts who is my top authority on kickers at the moment had Dunn as the top kicker. I think Moody was #2. as a vet I like Josh Lambo he's top 10 all time in FG percentage and just freely available.

Yeah I'm surprised that Lambo is/was available. That's who I would sign and then maybe get Dunn or Moody with one of our 7ths or undrafted and let the best man win

Originally posted by 5_Golden_Rings:
I don't know if having a Moody kicker is a good thing. You want an emotionally stable kicker. Someone see if Ken Stabler has some kicker grandkid.

best kicker name i have seen is Chris Blewitt
Originally posted by 49erFaithful6:
Originally posted by 5_Golden_Rings:
I don't know if having a Moody kicker is a good thing. You want an emotionally stable kicker. Someone see if Ken Stabler has some kicker grandkid.

best kicker name i have seen is Chris Blewitt

LOL no way! AHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA!!! That poor guy. His career numbers are 2 of 5. I'd say he "Blewitt" with his NFL career.
Originally posted by genus49:
Just wait til we use one of the 3rd rounder on him and then see who's moody!

haha...you mean a 4th rounder like Bradley Pinion? oh gosh I just got triggered
  • jimrat
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Originally posted by jimrat:

He's who I want. Get him in the 5th to ensure we get him.
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