2021 Draft Targets

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  1. Southpaw

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    We need to make a decision with Kyler. Either force him to get better throwing the ball or build our offense around running the ball similar to Baltimore. Either way, we need to make a decision.
     
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    I think at this point, I am back on prioritizing the offensive line over giving Kyler more skill position players that he will not hold the ball long enough to get it to.
     
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    Has us drafting Azeez Ojulari.
     
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    He has looked good this year. I am generally skeptical of Georgia EDGE players.

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    Is this supposed to be a serious debate?
     
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    Same.
     
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    Rashawn Slater is on my round 1 radar though he may not make it to us. He can play any position on the line. He has good size and is a good athlete. Smart guy and has stayed healthy. Time to add some top tier talent to our line.

    Also, Rondale Moore may be available when we draft in round 2. As Kyler continues to develop we need a player who win quickly, make plays in the open field, and give us another vertical threat. Isabella hasn't shown to be that guy and neither has Kirk. Moore gives us another option to fill that need and has fallen a bit this year due to some soft tissue injuries but that is not uncommon for small, fast guys.

    Starting off a draft with those two and then grabbing an edge rusher or CB in round 3 would not be terrible.
     
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    I would probably flip CB & OL here tbh.
     
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    Honestly, I still wouldn’t rule out going EDGE 1st, especially with Ossai & Olujari on the board.
     
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    I agree if our goal is to build a balanced roster. For me, unless Kyler shows so pretty incredible growth over the last 5 games, I prefer to just stack the offensive side of the ball to help his development.

    He needs a dominant interior lineman to set the pocket if not two. If Slater can be that as a C or RG (and I think he can be an all-pro) then we really need to do it.

    I get that our offensive line has been ok, but Kyler is still not trusting his protection and sitting in the pocket. Getting better talent up front is about the only way I know how to speed that up.

    If we need to go back to the well for a big time vertical and open field play maker, go get Moore. I would probably also bring in John Ross as a FA just in case he isn't the garbage I think he is.

    It is kind of the Chiefs approach. Stack offensive talent and get by on defense.
     
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    This is where I feel the best value is.
     
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    Basically, my offseason plan for the offense in this moment (much can change in 5 games) is to sign

    Brandon Sherff and JuJu Smith-Schuster as FAs.

    Sign John Ross as a low cost FA. (I think he sucks but we need to know)

    Trade Andy Isabella to the Lions for Kerryon Johnson.

    Draft
    Rashawn Slater in round 1 to play at C

    Rondale Moore to play WR.

    Puts our line at

    LT - DJ Humphries
    LG - Justin Pugh
    C - Rashawn Slater
    RG - Brandon Sherff
    RT - Josh Jones

    Lamont Gaillard
    Mason Cole
    Justin Murray
    Marcus Gilbert

    RBs
    Chase Edmonds
    Kerryon Johnson

    WRs
    Deandre Hopkins
    JuJu Smith-Schuster
    Christian Kirk
    Rondale Moore
    KeeSean Johnson
    Trent Sherfield
    John Ross (flier and likely gets cut)
     
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    yeah I'm not as high on Lawrence as most people are but that's a no brainer, Fields has talent yes but you don't take him over Lawrence, not even debatable IMO
     
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    I get what you’re saying, but the thing about the Chiefs approach is that it’ll be pretty damn hard to do such a thing. It’ll be real difficult to get one of the best TEs to play the game & a player with generational speed who can take the top off of a distance in a instant. Tyreek, to me, is arguably the most valuable weapon in the game cause of his skill set.

    As much as I love Kyler, he’s not Mahomes who can make any throw from any trajectory.


    A team that’s taking the Chiefs approach is Seattle, and as phenomenal as Russ is, he’s not Mahomes. I don’t want to be Seattle where we have to be in shootouts every week. Seattle atm is basically the MDA-Suns. High flying regular season team, but will only win 1 game at most cause of their defense will come back to bite them.

    Getting game-changers at CB & EDGE will put us over the top before WR & IOL will.
     

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