People wanted Nick Fairley over Jake Locker

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  1. DownSouthPlayer

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    Good thing many fans didnt get their way!

    Not only is Nick Fairley pretty injury prone but he was arrested Tuesday on a misdemeanor second degree marijuana possession charge.Fairley was arrested just after noon following a citizen complaint about a car speeding through the neighborhood several times

    Thank you Titans!
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  2. Fry

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    1. Breaking your foot once doesn't make you injury prone.
    2. Misdemeanor pot charges. Who cares? Assuming he hasn't tested positive before, he probably won't even miss any games.
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  3. Titanic_Sub

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    Too early to tell, I still think Fairley could be a beast, and for all we know Locker could still bust. Hopefully we made the right decision though, and so far it looks like we have.
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  4. nickmsmith

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    Ask me again in 5 years. Locker hasn't had much of a chance to show what he's got yet. With this much PT, we thought Vince Young was the 2nd Coming.

    We haven't had enough sample of him playing to call that pick a success yet.

    Besides, one of our first round picks was busted for the same thing before last season, if I remember correctly.
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    Never wanted anything to do with Fairley. Didn't hear anything about him until near the National Championship game. I said this a while back, but he reminds me of Fat Albert as in Haynesworth.
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    Though I love Locker, last year I wanted Fairley in the 1st and Mallett in the 2nd. I didn't think there was any way Mallett fell that far, but he fell to the 3rd. Mallett has a gun and is REALLY accurate, but not nearly as mobile as Jake. I still say you couldn't go wrong with either scenario.
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  7. Big Time Titan

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    I wanted Watt in the 1st and Mallett in the 2nd as well but I figured we would take Fairley based on need, hype and the familiarity with Coach Rocker.

    Jake has shown me enough to say that we made the right choice.
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  8. Scarecrow

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    I think it was the best choice based on need and what that draft and this draft had to offer.

    Last year was a quarterback heavy draft, and we were in position to take a good passer.

    This year it is the exact opposite, we would probably not be picking one or two, and the other prospects I believe are VERY weak and only considered first round talents because of RG3 and Luck going 1 and 2. Tannehill would probably not have been considered a first round talent last year.

    Plus this is a pretty heavy defensive tackle/end draft.

    So unless Locker just bombs hard and Fairley becomes the next Warren Sapp, I would say we made the right choice.
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    It makes it even a further moot point that we ended up getting Casey and Klug in later rounds.
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  10. Big Time Titan

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    I agree #45, this draft's QB pool is very shallow.
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