Biggest drafts shouldas

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by TNTitan277, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. Ed Reed

    11 vote(s)
  2. Nnamdi Asomugha

    10 vote(s)
  3. Aaron Rogers

    25 vote(s)
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  1. Ewker

    Ewker Starter

    woulda,shoulda, is always a gamble when sense 2nd guessing past draft picks
  2. Kaeotik

    Kaeotik Pro Bowler

    It is without a doubt a benefit to a young QB to sit and watch a vet QB play before he takes over. However, I believe Rodgers could easily have taken over a year or 2 before he did and still be the QB he is now. I wouldn't give all the credit to him sitting as long as he did.
  3. TNTitan277

    TNTitan277 Camp Fodder

    poll was not a slight toward Locker...just had we taken Rogers we would never had needed Locker
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  4. RollTide

    RollTide All-Pro

    The problem with the 20/20 look at Rogers that year is that 20 other teams also passed on him after we did.

    We had no intention of drafting a QB with that 6th pick no matter who it was even though we had to know that Mcnair was on the downside.

    Always important to look ahead 2-3 years when drafting.
  5. RollTide

    RollTide All-Pro


    WTF are you talking about? Mike Holmgren never coached Aaron rogers! Where does that connection come in? When the packers drafted Rogers it was because they thought that Favre was near the end of his career. It wasn't part of some master plan to not play him until he was 30.

    Rogers is good because he is good. Sitting on the bench and not playing for 3 years never made anybody good. Some guys need a year to learn on the sidelines but after that you have to play. What you are going to draft a guy in the first rd, sign him to a 4 year contract and then not play him until the last year of that contract?

    There is no evidence that proves that Rogers would not have been good had he played much sooner so it is dumb to say that the main reason he is good is because he sat.
  6. RollTide

    RollTide All-Pro


    If Aaron rogers was a our QB last year we would have been picking in the bottom 10 not the first 10 picks. We would not have had a losing season.

    The whole draft would have been different.
  7. boltwalt

    boltwalt Starter

    I still believe it was a backward pass...
  8. TBaker34

    TBaker34 Starter

    Cool story bro. Tell it again
  9. Soxcat

    Soxcat Starter

    IMO it is completely ridiculous to do this kind of comparison unless you at least look at drafting the same position. Just taking any player that sucks we drafted you could go down a draft list that year find guys we should have taken. But if you stick to the same position at least it makes sense. Considering AH was productive for us I certainly wouldn't put taking Ed Reed over him as that big of a deal.

    Yes the Dyson over Moss pick has to be right at the top. HOF WR compared to a guy who never did much of anything. That should be on the list.

    Yes the drafting of Woolfolk is near the top because there were a number of other CBs we could have taken and certainly Nnamdi would have been nice.

    How about drafting VY instead of Cutler. I suppose Cutler hasn't quite reached that superstar status yet but he is sure closer to that than a gimpy VY who took the franchise back 5 years. In a better scenario we have Cutler now and can focus on building around the guy instead of having to use a 1st round pick on a QB and waiting a few years to see if he pans out. Missing on a QB always trumps missing on any other position.

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