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Old School throwing darts mock offseason

Discussion in 'NFL DRAFT / COLLEGE FOOTBALL' started by OldSchool, Jan 7, 2017.

  1. OldSchool

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    #1 OldSchool, Jan 7, 2017
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    HC: Kyle Shannahan
    OC: Rick Dennison (the ties to Shanny are too obvious to not put him here)
    DC: Gus Bradley (not a huge fan myself but he has a resume)
    ST: John Fassel

    They go with the young hot OC and put his dad in the front office to work with Snead who's working out his 2 year extension.

    Cuts
    Lance Kendricks
    Eugene Sims
    Tim Barnes
    Tre Mason
    Roger Saffold
    David Arkin

    These cuts save us about $18.5 million in cap space for 2017 to go with our $44 million in cap space.

    Free Agents
    Re-sign Greg Zeurlein 3 years $7 million
    Dominique Easley RFA tender
    Ethan Westbrooks RFA tender

    Pierre Garcon 3 years $21 Million (seems to be a number thrown around for him)
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    Garcon comes in and provides a #1 WR who can run all the routes and most importantly catch the ball when it's thrown to him.

    Kendall Wright 2 years $3.5 million
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    Wright comes in on a two year prove it deal after having some injury and production problems. Shame that once the Titans finally got an NFL QB his production declined but the Rams save some money because of it.

    J.C. Tretter 5 years $32.5 million (borrowed number)
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    I'm bringing in a guy Jrry has been high on but unlike Jrry I'm gonna keep him at Center and find another solution for LT.

    Kevini Zeitler 4 years $10 million
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    Zeitler comes in and mans the LG position for us. At 26 the 5 year starter comes in and solidifies our interior line along with Tretter.

    A.J. Bouye 4 years $35 million
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    Bouye had a great year for the Texans so this might not be enough to get him to come over. He would come in and fill the void left by not resigning TruJo.

    Draft
    Second Round pick #5 - LT Garret Bolles Utah
    Bolles is only a 1 year starter at Utah but anchored a very good OLine there this past season. Having watched a few of his games the guy has technique and the physique (needs to add some power but almost all draft picks along each line need this) to succeed in the NFL.

    Third round pick #5 - CB Kevin King - Washington
    King was the #2 corner at Washington and he's not the best in run support but has the size and decent speed to be a good #2 corner in the NFL.

    Fourth round pick #5 - WR Artavis Scott - Clemson
    I'm a pretty big Clemson fan so this is a bit of a homer pick but I love Scott in the middle rounds. Not the biggest guy at 5-11 but has had a very productive career at Clemson.

    Fourth round pick #38 CB Channing Stribling - Michigan
    Double dipping early at CB here. Stribling again has good size and decent speed and provides good cover skills. Prior to their bowl loss he was targeted 38 times and yielded 11 catches breaking up 6 and intercepting 3 (borrowed stats). He and King come in together like Fisher did with TruJo and JJ to grow together as our future starting corners.

    Fifth round pick #5 DE Dawuane Smoot - Illinois
    A nice late round DE project with good speed and good hand work.

    Sixth round pick #5 OG Ben Braded - Michigan
    Big bodied strong man to come in and develop and build strength at Guard.

    Sixth round pick #38 FS John Johnson - Boston College
    Might be too late for Johnson but if he's here this is a nice value pick. Very good center fielder who will backup Joyner there, also good depth on ST.

    Seventh round pick #5 Jamaal Williams RB - BYU
    Benny and Chase are free agents I don't have coming back. Williams is a big back 6'2" 220lbs. Good speed and agility and had a couple productive years for BYU. He'll add depth behind Gurley, Brown and Aaron Green.

    Depth Chart

    QB: Goff, Mannion
    RB: Gurley, Brown, Green, Williams
    WR: Garcon, Mike Thomas
    WR: Wright, Scott, Marquez
    WR: Austin, Cooper
    TE: Higbee, Hemingway
    LT: Bolles, Robinson, Murphy
    LG: Zeitler, Brown
    C: Tretter, Rhaney
    RG: Robinson, Brown, Wichman competition
    RT: Havenstein, Donnall

    DE: Quinn, Smoot
    DT: Donald, Easley
    DT: Brockers, Cam Thomas
    DE: Hayes, Westbrook
    OLB: Forrest, Littleton
    MLB: Ogletree, Hager
    OLB: Barron
    CB: Bouye, Gaines
    CB: King, Jordan, Hill
    CB: Stribling, Countess
    FS: Joyner, Davis, J. Johnson
    SS: Alexander, I Johnson

    That's 52 and I don't have GZ, Hekker or McQuaide listed so a few of those will end up on the PS. I was bored this morning waiting for Arsenal to start and the NFL playoffs and thought I'd throw this together. Tear it apart let me know what you think, does this show promise or should I just keep posting in the booty and booby threads?
     
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    Do you have a spot for Nelson Spruce? I prefer him over Marquez.
     
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    I imagine he is battling Marquez in camp. Marquez is a demon on special teams as we know so I gave him the initial nod over Spruce and McRoberts.
     
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    ALL MOCKS ARE GOOD MOCKS OLE SCHOOL! Great ideas at OT (love Bolles too!) and the corners...Sure we could squeeze a real LB in there...move Barron back to SS. Not spending a penny on a FA wr. and don't need to bring back Britt either. Draft baby! All in the draft. I just read we have 3 comp picks probably (3rd, 4th, and 6th)
     
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    Thanks! Our 3rd is going to the Titans as part of the trade and we keep our 3rd.
     
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    Good mock+ signings I approve (y)
     
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    I like it, but I have to ask: Is that a typo on Zeitler? He's one of the best OGs in the game. His teammate, Clint Boling, got 5 years $26 million a couple years ago. Boling is an above average LG. Zeitler is elite. He's likely going to get offered at least $8 million per year. My guess for his contract will be 5 years $40 million to $50 million (comparisons: Mike Iupati and David DeCastro).
     
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    Yeah thanks it was supposed to be 4/40 I had the 10 a year on the mind. If I remember my calculations right this put us spending about 40million of our cap leaving room to increase some if needed to land the players and leaving room for signing bonuses this year on an extension for Donald.
     
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    I like the way all you guys think. First priority in Free agency is two pro bowl level Olineman, followed by a lineman in our first pick of the draft.

    I hope Ram Brass is thinking the same way.

    Next priority becomes CB. I personally am not spending my money on a free agent WR unless it's a #1 WR type like Alshon. Dallas has had a great offense all year without Dez or a #1 WR. When you dominate the LOS there are many ways to score.

    Personally I am keeping Saffold. Though he still gets knicked up He appears to be healing up from major injury and turned in a solid year, let's not create another hole to fill at Oline.
     
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