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Old 04-25-2012, 02:32 PM   #5
jbourque
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Default Re: Saintsreport.com Offical Mock Draft

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Originally Posted by MDSteel15 View Post
Not Bad! Don't know if you needed to trade up to get him in the 2nd though...
See, the thing is, there are only 3 true NT's in the first 15 DT's in the draft. I passed on Dontari Poe in the 1st round, too risky for me to gamble on a boom or bust pick. I think he's an average player, just a workout warrior. So, someone took him at the end of the 1st round and teams like Denver & Houston might have taken him, then my only other option would have been to wait until the later rounds, or possibly Josh Chapman from Alabama.....but hes been injured before and I didn't want him.

So, if you really want someone and you believe i them, you go get them, knowing the draft is deep at OG/OT and I could wait. Could Ta'amu have fallen to me in the 2nd, sure. I just didn't want to chance it.
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