Do you think we take a RB early?

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  1. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE @JCBRAVE

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    No that's since been cleared up, his elbow is fine.

    What we need to do is sign Dwyer or Ivory, RB issue fixed then
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  2. Brew City

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    I really like Lattimore, but not til round 4 or later. We just have too many holes to fill for a luxury pick.
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  3. TitansWrath

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    I wonder if it would be possible to trade CJ? Get either a third rounder or a decent inside lineman or safety for him, then draft a new back, like lacey.

    And I love Lattimore, I would love to see us grab him late.
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  4. citizenthom

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    CJ has a trade-proof contract.

    In this draft, Eddie Lacey, Montee Ball, and Marcus Lattimore are all projected as Day 2 picks. Why in the world would you not?
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  5. RollTide

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    There is total justification for drafting a Rb even as high as the 2nd rd. The vikings used a 2nd on Gerhart 3 years ago and they have Peterson.

    Given where CJ is in his career entering his 6th season it would be normal to draft a back and a back that can do different things like run short yardage, catch the ball would be nice. But the main thing is to just bring in a good hungry player to light a fire under CJ.

    CJ has not had any competition for carries since 2008. A dynamic back who produces and gets the fans fired up would motivate CJ's ego big time.

    Lacy or Ball in rd 2 would be hard to pass up and with an improved line we could be back to the good old days.
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  6. Ensconatus

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    Lacy I could see making it in day two. Ball would have to be late day two... Early day three. Just no chance he goes second round tho. He's looks good this year but he still lacks that gas tank.
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  7. JCBRAVE

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    TRue, and if that kid comes back at full strength he's going to make someone look like a genius.
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  8. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    My fav mid-rd RB prospect (taking this from my "Draft Posibilities" thread post):

    Prospect that I want to throw out there:

    Kerwynn Williams, RB, Utah St
    5'8 190 lbs - Senior
    Projected 40: 4.4
    Projected Rd: 5th-6th rounder

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    http://espn.go.com/college-football/player/_/id/505058/kerwynn-williams

    Senior year:
    200 atmpts, 1277 yards, 6.4 YPC, 12 TDs
    43 Rec, 663 R. Yards, 5 TDs

    Was the spell back behind Robert Turbin (current backup in SEA). Rushed for 542 yards on 81 attempts last year, in very limited time. He also returned kicks in 2010 and 2011 & holds the WAC record for return yards. Kerwynn Williams ranks 11th in the nation in all-purpose yards (163.0), 23rd in rushing (106.4), and tied for 34th in the nation in scoring. He will play in the East-West game, so make sure you check him out there. He can be our good Darius Reynauld, a jack of all trades.. a Darren Sproles if you would. Kerwynn lined up as the slot receiver many times this year. He's got great vision and speed. In highschool he was a RB/WR Fr-Jr, then was a dual-threat QB his senior year, came to Utah St as an athlete. Majored in marketing and had a 3.8 GPA.



    I do believe he will start to move up boards, 4th-5th rounder. All depending how his combine goes, if he's a legit 4.4 - thaty'll bump him up. I'd draft him in the 5th, potentially in the 4th. He can return kicks for us, and provide a speedy backup for CJ.
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  9. JCBRAVE

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    Robert Johnson and Kevin Dyson made me hate the stat of Utah and all it's players.
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  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    He plays for Utah St, not Utah.. and he's from Vegas ;-)
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