Trade up to #2

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  1. Brian

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    It would be a smart move by the Jets. They think Leinart is the #1 QB prospect in this draft. So do a lot of other people.

    http://www.gotitans.com/goForum/poll.php?do=showresults&pollid=262

    Some may even think he's worth trading up for. It seems the Jets do.
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  2. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

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    Are we forgetting a team can take only one pick?

    Young, Leinart and Bush are out there. I'd take any one of the three at #3. In fact, I'd trade the #3 pick with the Jets if Leinart on the board and take Cutler at #4.

    No way would I trade up. Makes no sense.
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  3. TITANZFN09

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    Is Leinart that much better than Young that we would give up a good player and a pick to get him? Stay at #3 and take Young !!
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  4. Brian

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    It makes perfect sense if you think Matt Leinart is the clear-cut #1 QB prospect in the draft, and know that several teams in the league would be willing to trade up into the #2 spot to take him.

    If you're satisfied with Vince Young and are willing to wait however long it takes for him to develop, then I can see why it makes no sense to you. It does to others.

    Honestly, if we don't get Leinart, I'd rather develop Cutler.

    But it's Leinart in '07 for me.
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  5. Brian

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    In a structured NFL offense, facing NFL defenses, I believe he will be.
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  6. Soxcat

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    If Leinart was in the mold of Carson Palmer trading up would be a consideration. Leinart IS the top QB but the distance between him and the other two is not that great. IMO the only reason Leinart is so highly rated is he had super star skill players around him and an NFL OL. This idea of lifting Leinart onto some throne is simply stupid. The main reason a team like the Jets would even consider trading up to get him is if they want him to play ASAP where no way Young is ready and Cutler might need some time although I'm not sure Cutler is any less ready than Leinart. Think about it, why would Cutler be any less ready except that Leinart also had NFL level coaching while at USC and Cutler didn't. IMO Cutler will be as good or better than Leinart in a couple of years anyway.
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  7. Soxcat

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    I agree. IMO Leinart is close to NFL ready based on coaching and style. Cutler is second and Young is a distant 3rd. Young could easily last until the Raiders pick IMO unless Cutler is still on the board.
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  8. Riverman

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    Well, OK. I'd trade up if they'd take Sirmon.:winker:
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  9. royhobbs

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    Young, Bush, Williams, Brick, Cutler, Lienart in that order. Wait till Matt runs a 5.0 40 and shows an average arm at his pro day. All this crap about him being another Tom Brady and having all these intangibles is B.S. Tom Brady is in the perfect system for him with the perfect coach/team to succeed in the NFL....similar to Big Ben and Cowher. In 1999-2002, we were most successful running the ball and playing keep away from the opposing offense (i.e. Fisher and Les Steckel's ball control) like the Steelers. In such a system, the QB needs to keep the chains moving...with his arm, legs, in anyway possible. Given Reese's unwillingness to invest big dollars in the OL, a mobile QB is essential, which makes Young or Cutler a better choice, especially after we trade out of the #3.
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  10. SEC 330 BIPOLAR

    SEC 330 BIPOLAR jive turkey

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    is this on the wonderlic logic exam portion? no wonder VY failed so miserably. can't you see that everything you are arguing against is what the team is in reality trying to do? the perfect system argument? please, that's bannana pancake... you know... Bannana pancake pine tree tractor moo cow. That makes more sense to me.:lol:

    edit: I likes me some mobile quarterback. :winker:
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