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Geo 04-26-2008 08:42 AM

Jaguars' 2008 Draft
 
The 2008 Draft is finally here!

It's Draft weekend, and best of luck to the Jacksonville Jaguars in finding good players to help the team for the future.

Discuss the event here.

The Unseen 04-26-2008 01:20 PM

You don't mean that. Good luck to the Jaguars? psssht.

holt_bruce81 04-26-2008 03:12 PM

Lol I love how Mel Kiper is saying Harvey is a reach at #8 when yesterday in his mock he had Harvey going #5 overall.

JagHombre22 04-26-2008 03:25 PM

I love the pick...I love the trade....and I love what we gave up...

the two thirds and fourth would have struggled to make the team...

The Unseen 04-26-2008 03:57 PM

Great value. If you consider:

1) According to one chart, the 8th pick is worth 1400 points, and we gave up 1127.
2) With our depth, 3rd and 4th rounders have a less chance to making an impact.
3) DE is a need.
4) Harvey would have probably been taken by the Bengals, if not the Pats
5) The Jaguars are going all-or-nothing for the Super Bowl.
6) We still have a 2nd rounder
7) If we want to, we can trade up again

...it was an excellent trade. I'm not sure about Harvey himself, but I have no probs with the trade.

JagHombre22 04-26-2008 04:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Unseen (Post 1038672)
Great value. If you consider:

1) According to one chart, the 8th pick is worth 1400 points, and we gave up 1127.
2) With our depth, 3rd and 4th rounders have a less chance to making an impact.
3) DE is a need.
4) Harvey would have probably been taken by the Bengals, if not the Pats
5) The Jaguars are going all-or-nothing for the Super Bowl.
6) We still have a 2nd rounder
7) If we want to, we can trade up again

...it was an excellent trade. I'm not sure about Harvey himself, but I have no probs with the trade.

Harvey is a stud...I've seen every game of his at UF...he will be our Dwight Freeney...mark it down..and we stole a top 10 pick...

yourfavestoner 04-26-2008 07:09 PM

Dude. I am so ******* happy.

yourfavestoner 04-26-2008 07:14 PM

Groves AND Harvey. Superbowl bound.

The Unseen 04-26-2008 07:23 PM

Pass rush FTW!!!!

JT Jag 04-26-2008 08:54 PM

They may only accumulate 12-15 sacks combined this year.

But they'll be threats to combine for 20+ in the near future.

The Unseen 04-26-2008 09:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JT Jag (Post 1040346)
They may only accumulate 12-15 sacks combined this year.

But they'll be threats to combine for 20+ in the near future.

Well, I like the picks, but it would be rare for them to combine like a tandem like that in their rookie year, or in their career.

I'm thinking 8-10 this year, and climbing later.

JagHombre22 04-26-2008 10:09 PM

all they need to do is put pressure on the QB this season....

after watching Ted Manochino's (DLine coach) on Derrick Harvey...I am stoked!

thought is, that both could stand to beef up just a little bit more without losing any speed...they think Groves can be an everydown pass rusher...

bigbluedefense 04-27-2008 07:00 PM

i don't care what anyone says. I felt outside of KC you guys had the best draft this year.

im sure youre all pumped up. i sure as hell would be if i were you.

BigJohn98 04-27-2008 09:10 PM

I effing love our draft, especially rounds 1&2. I have a feeling something special will occur this year.

bigbluedefense 04-27-2008 09:26 PM

Trae Williams was an absolute steal. I don't care what his 40 says, he looked just as good as Jenkins on that field, and played just as fast too. Great steal in the 5th, he has loads of potential.

And in that Cover 2 shell, whatever speed concerns he had doesn't matter much. Absolute steal.

Stole Groves.

Stole Williams

Stole the 8th pick to land Harvey (that was robbery).


Incredible draft. KC had a ton of picks. You guys took a normal looking board and made it special. I personally think this was the best draft out of all the teams. Incredible draft.

Groves, Henderson, Landri, and Harvey all on the line in the nickel. Thats a damn good nickel front 4. This team is going to be special next year. Mike Walker emerges, I can see Porter resurrecting his career, great RB duo, solid oline, solid qb, great defense that just got better. This team is poised to be a very good team for the next 4 years or so.

I don't know if you'll get the impact you want this year, bc afterall theyre just rookies, but next year...watch out.


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