Titans 3rd Round Selection (#97): LB Zaviar Gooden

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by TitanJeff, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. SawdustMan

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    I've been shocked we didn't take a DE our last 3 picks.

    I don't get this pick. But I guess maybe Ayers is going to play a lot of DE this year??? That's the only thing I can think of to make sense of our draft strategy today.
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  2. TorontoTitanFan

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    It's becoming extremely obvious that the plan is to blitz linebackers like crazy this year. It all adds up. We saw Brown blossom as a pass rusher and we know Ayers can do it. Now Gregg Williams is in the fold.

    Matt Miller said Gooden has the highest potential of any LB in this class: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/...oard-2013-matt-millers-final-rankings/page/13

    I still find it crazy how thin the Titans are at DE, but I don't think this pick is absurd.
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  3. TitansWrath

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    Is it possible they plan on putting him at safety?
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  4. Fry

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    Yeah, Gooden is going to be depth and a nickle linebacker with Ayers rushing the passer.

    We need linebacker depth, that's for damn sure.
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  5. steverife

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    We absolutely need a nickel LB. The more I think about it, the more I'm okay with it.
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  6. LoneWolf

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    I'm sorry but who do we have to back up Ayers/Brown for injury or rest?
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  7. Scarecrow

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    Long term, I just don't see how he fits.

    No way we role with all this guys for years at a time......
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  8. Tennessy XO

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    Bray in the 4th!!!! #Baller

    This draft is going downhill quickly
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  9. TitanJeff

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    Head scratcher for me too. He's a Brown clone. He used to be a SS so that might be what the Titans are thinking.
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  10. SawdustMan

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    FWIW I didn't get the Brown pick last year either. WTF do I know.
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