Jerod Mayo

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  1. fitantitans

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    Todays Tennessean (3-13), they quoted ESPNs draft guru, Mel Kiper, as saying, "Mayo (Tennessee Volunteers LB) could go to the Titans in the opening round".
    We're picking late in the first round. Would the Titans go after a LB in the first round? Or is it one of those 1999 Kearse deals, "We couldn't believe he was still on the board, so we took him". Take the best available player mentality.
    Considering everything, even the 'best player available' mentality, I would think that the Titans would modify the thinking to, 'best <u>offensive</u> player available', and pick someone where we hurt the most, on offense.
    If our defense can pick up where they left off last year and we show up with a real offense, we will go back into the playoffs in 2008.
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  2. OswegoTitan41

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    I have heard that in more than one mock draft. I really think we're shooting ourselves in the foot if we don't go after wide receiver in the first round
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  3. MadAboutMcNair

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    I thought it was bunk the first time I heard that. Then I heard Schwartz on the Zone talking about taking the best player available, and saying that we need to get younger at LB. He said there had kinda been a revolving door at the backup lb positions, and that they could draft a guy and sit him down like they did Bulluck.
    He said the team had Keith slated as something like the 12th best player overall, and they picked him up near 30. It was too good to pass up.
    Now that makes the question, is Mayo that kind of talent? I thought he was pretty good, but not great.
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  4. fitantitans

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    I've read in more than one place, that by picking a WR in the first round, your odds of finding a good one were pretty thin. Harder to develope a WR? Unless another Randy Moss comes around, and the Titans passed on him!
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  5. Bobo

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    I like him a lot, but much bigger needs imo. He could be good trade bait if he's there when we pick. I wouldn't have a fit if we picked him though, he's a damn good lb, and it could end up like a Bulluck deal where he sits awhile but still ends up very much worth the pick.
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  6. onetontitan

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    I think that if there is a person on the board that is too good to be true, then yes, we will definately go with them. (no matter the position).
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  7. Titans2008

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    I don't think Mayo is a first round talent. He didn't really stand out at UT, even though we weren't really that good, especially on defense.
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  9. Deuce Wayne

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    That'd be about the dumbest pick ever.
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  10. Bobo

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    You're a UT fan and didn't think he stood out? He sure did to me. By far the best player on D. He's not a guy anyone can say got a lot of help from the players around him.
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