Draft Countdown Forums

Go Back   Draft Countdown Forums > Draft Countdown Forums > Team Boards > Miami Dolphins Team Forum

Miami Dolphins Team Forum Discuss the 'Phins

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-05-2009, 07:12 PM    (permalink
thebow305
2009 NFL Mock Draft Champ
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: South Florida
Posts: 8,709
Reputation: 335869
thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default Just a Post-2008 Draft Thought:

Completely hypothetical question here:

With the way the 2008 first round played out, as well as the rest of the draft, what are the chances that the Phins would have taken Kenny Phillips at 32, if the G-Men hadn't taken him at 31?

I was thinking about it the other day. We must have targeted Kendell Langford, if we took him at the top of the 3rd. And I doubt we feared he would have been gone by then. IMO, the only reason we selected Merling was because he was the overwhelming BPA. He had no business still being on the board and we jumped on him.

Now, Phillips also would have held great value at that spot and with our safety position the way it was, with Bell the only starter that is above average, would Phillips have been the pick instead of Big Phil?
__________________

Dolphins Dream Draft: 1. C.J. Mosley 2. Kelvin Benjamin 3. Ja'Wuan James 4. Brandon Thomas 5. Xavier Grimble 6. Tyler Gaffney 7. Ross Cockrell
thebow305 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-06-2009, 04:49 PM    (permalink
JoeyJr09
Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: 305
Posts: 1,694
Reputation: 5719
JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.
Default

If both Merling and Phillips were on the board Merling would still have been the pick.

Now if Merling were gone, you might be on to something.

But Merling was just too great a fit to pass on.
JoeyJr09 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2009, 10:05 AM    (permalink
thebow305
2009 NFL Mock Draft Champ
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: South Florida
Posts: 8,709
Reputation: 335869
thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeyJr09 View Post
If both Merling and Phillips were on the board Merling would still have been the pick.

Now if Merling were gone, you might be on to something.

But Merling was just too great a fit to pass on.
Hmmm.. I guess I can live with that. It still bothers me the idea of possibly having KP on the Phins and being so close.
__________________

Dolphins Dream Draft: 1. C.J. Mosley 2. Kelvin Benjamin 3. Ja'Wuan James 4. Brandon Thomas 5. Xavier Grimble 6. Tyler Gaffney 7. Ross Cockrell
thebow305 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2009, 11:25 AM    (permalink
JoeyJr09
Veteran
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: 305
Posts: 1,694
Reputation: 5719
JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.JoeyJr09 wakes up in the morning and pisses excellence.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by thebow305 View Post
Hmmm.. I guess I can live with that. It still bothers me the idea of possibly having KP on the Phins and being so close.
Thats not what our staff was targeting at the time. How many DBs did we draft or sign last year? Nate Jones?

Doubt they would waste a high pick on a safety with Merling on the board but they might have passed even without him there.
JoeyJr09 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2009, 11:29 AM    (permalink
thebow305
2009 NFL Mock Draft Champ
All-Pro
 
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: South Florida
Posts: 8,709
Reputation: 335869
thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.thebow305 is kind of a big deal around here, people know him.
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by JoeyJr09 View Post
Thats not what our staff was targeting at the time. How many DBs did we draft or sign last year? Nate Jones?

Doubt they would waste a high pick on a safety with Merling on the board but they might have passed even without him there.
Well, I guess I'm glad Merling was there, because if we passed on Kenny, I would have been PISSED!!
__________________

Dolphins Dream Draft: 1. C.J. Mosley 2. Kelvin Benjamin 3. Ja'Wuan James 4. Brandon Thomas 5. Xavier Grimble 6. Tyler Gaffney 7. Ross Cockrell
thebow305 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:33 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.