An AFC South look at PFW's first mock draft

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by NewsGrabber, Jan 29, 2009.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. NewsGrabber

    NewsGrabber Guest

    <em>Posted by's Paul Kuharsky</em> <p>Pro Football Weekly has its first <a href="" target="_blank">mock draft</a> out, and I know a lot of you want any draft tidbits you can get.</p> <p>Here's what Nolan Nawrocki has the team's of the AFC South doing with a line on what I think:</p> <p><strong>8. <a href="" target="_new">Jacksonville Jaguars</a></strong></p> <p><strong>OLB Aaron Curry / Wake Forest</strong></p> <p><img src="" alt="" hspace="2" vspace="2" width="80" height="80" align="right" />With GM Gene Smith making the final call, expect the Jaguars to put a greater emphasis on character and recognize true value. Curry's ability to interchange at any LB spot makes him extremely valuable for a defensive-minded head coach like Jack Del Rio.</p> <p><strong>Kuharsky says: </strong>Plausible, since two tackles are already off the board, but OT, DT and CB are all bigger needs.</p> <p><strong>15. <a href="" target="_new">Houston Texans</a></strong></p> <p><strong>DT B.J. Raji / Boston College</strong></p> <p><img src="" alt="" hspace="2" vspace="2" width="80" height="80" align="right" />Gary Kubiak knows the value of a good lineman and has made a habit of drafting in the trenches since he took over the club. <a href="" target="_new">Amobi Okoye</a> has turned out to be the flash in a pan that some evaluators thought he was in college, creating a pressing need inside. Raji has the strength to hold the point and enough quickness to create some pressure and could bring value at either DT position.</p> <p><strong>Kuharsky says: </strong>Plausible match of need and availability in his draft.</p> <p><strong>27. <a href="" target="_new">Indianapolis Colts</a></strong></p> <p><strong>WR Darrius Heyward-Bey / Maryland</strong></p> <p><img src="" alt="" hspace="2" vspace="2" width="80" height="80" align="right" />With <a href="" target="_new">Marvin Harrison</a> on his last legs, the Colts' offense was not quite as explosive last year. Heyward-Bey has the blazing speed to run by defenses and would be an excellent speed complement to <a href="" target="_new">Reggie Wayne</a>.</p> <p><strong>Kuharsky says: </strong>Plausible. I know defensive tackle seems most pressing, but the sort of DTs the Colts need don't have to come this high and the sort of receiving talent they need might.</p> <p><strong>30. <a href="" target="_new">Tennessee Titans</a></strong></p> <p><strong>QB Josh Freeman / Kansas State</strong></p> <p><img src="" alt="" hspace="2" vspace="2" width="80" height="80" align="right" />The Titans are in position to think about the future, and with solid receivers to be found in coming rounds, they could take a gamble on the only other bona fide passing prospect in the draft with <a href="" target="_new">Kerry Collins</a> hitting free agency and not guaranteed to be back.</p> <p><strong>Kuharsky says: </strong>Not going to happen. The Titans will have some sort of resolution at quarterback before the draft. They are sitting in a great spot to take the best available player, so they won't use a first rounder on a QB for the second time in four years.</p>

  2. Jwill1919

    Jwill1919 Coach

  3. Smash

    Smash Soccer God

    Is that Mel Kiper?
  4. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

    What? Like good ones?
    • High Five High Five x 1
  5. KY_Titans7

    KY_Titans7 Guest

    That is horrible. No way that we would do that.
  6. eTitan81

    eTitan81 Touchdown Titans

    Someone didn't do their homework because there is no way we draft a QB in the first round. I don't see us drafting a QB at all. Especially since we have three right now and it seems they might hang on to all three if possible.
  7. Smart***Titan

    Smart***Titan Camp Fodder

    This entire draft is terrible... I can maybe see the Houston pick, but I just don't see the rest at all.
  8. Lumebray

    Lumebray Virtus Et Honor

    wow. i believe this article dumbed down my entire life just by looking at it.

    0% chance that we would pick a QB to actually try and start or even back up the back up.
    wait, 0% is too high. i would go more around the absolute 0 level.
    • High Five High Five x 1
  9. BigRed3

    BigRed3 Straight Cash, Homey

    I actually wouldn't mind Freeman, but as a first round pick we have much more pressing needs.
  10. Young54

    Young54 Starter

    If the Colts get DHB I'll cry!
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  • Welcome to

    Established in 2000, is the place for Tennessee Titans fans to talk Titans. Our roots go back to the Tennessee Oilers Fan Page in 1997 and we currently have 4,000 diehard members with 1.5 million messages. To find out about advertising opportunities, contact TitanJeff.
  • The Tip Jar

    For those of you interested in helping the cause, we offer The Tip Jar. For $2 a month, you can become a subscriber and enjoy without ads.

    Hit the Tip Jar