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Old 04-03-2013, 07:36 AM   #1609
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Originally Posted by ChiefAshhole20 View Post
Is the drop off from Joeckel to Fisher steep enough to warrant the multiple high picks it will cost to acquire the first pick to take him? I don't think so, so I think the only player teams will even try to trade up for would be Geno. But with all the recent QB moves, I doubt teams think he's worth the compensation either. At the end of the day, I think Geno will be the pick because it is much easier to find a quality OT, OLB, or DL (the positional competitions for the first pick) in the later rounds than it is for a potential franchise QB.
I never understood this line of thinking, but see it posted a lot. So 3 or 4 teams make a move to sign crappy QB's. What do you expect them to do, wait until the shitty pool of available QB's are gone, dreaming of rainbows and unicorns while they hope & pray Smith or Barkley fall to them? They don't have the first or second pick, they have to fill the position any way they can. I don't think a single QB signing (beyond Alex Smith) has any effect on where Geno is drafted or if someone is willing to trade up to get him.
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