The way too early Draft 2021 thread

Discussion in 'Raiders War Room' started by Langlier, Apr 27, 2020.

  1. Langlier

    Langlier Settle Down... RIP Willie

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    OK Carr haters... this is your draft year. Trevor Lawrence - best prospect since Luck. Fields - another highly ranked QB that would be #1 any other year. Weve got stud WRs (chase, ross, waddle, williams, smith). Weve got stud OTs. We've got stud DEs. Stud RBs. Stud CBs. Even a TE that could be a top 15 guy. And the season hasnt even been started yet so lots of juniors could rise. Maybe another burrows-eque year from a QB. This is going to be a legendary year for 1st/2nd round talent... assuming Covid-19 doesn't decimate this class with supplemental draft guys.

    I'd mortgage the future for TLaw. I'm a believer.
     
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  2. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    I wish we would have traded out this year to stock up. .01 percent chance we have any chance at Lawrence. Maybe Fields if a team with a QB stumbles and is willing to deal. Really need a legit interior pass rusher too.
     
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  3. SBNation

    SBNation Home sweet home

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    I’m with you Lang. I’m all in on Lawrence. Whatever it takes.
     
  4. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    0-16
     
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  5. DonkeyKilla

    DonkeyKilla Well-Known Member

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    we won't be in any position to get Lawrence. Will just have to see how this year goes and then who is available for us for QB.
    For other needs-- always need another pass rusher, still need another stud back. WR TBD. Hopefully we are looking good at corner by this time next year... stud pass rushing DT still on the list.
     
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  6. raiderfreak7

    raiderfreak7 Well-Known Member

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    Rumors that Trey Lance might bolt from NDSU early. He'd be a redshirt sophomore next year so pretty sure he's eligible. It'd be rare for an FCS QB to leave early but if he has another year like he did last season he's a top 10 pick.

    Edit — Looks like cats already out of the bag... Matt Millen has him going 4th overall and ahead of Fields even.
     
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  7. Madturk

    Madturk Barry McCockinner

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    It will be nice to finally not have to have cb as a need again. So sick of not being able to find a competent secondary. Our LB corp. should be fairly solid as well. Depending on what happens with Collins and How Hurst and Hall progress, DT and another pass rushing end would probably be targets. I still cant believe we passed on Lynch when we had him in our gun sights.

    Offensively we need another OT to back up Miller and Brown and maybe move into a starting role eventually. Cant count on Brown staying healthy. Will need to find a starting center too. Hudson not getting younger. The receiving/TE corp. should be set as well the back field. QB is the million dollar question.
     
  8. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Taking a peak at the QB prospects it seems like a lot of dual threat types. Might be the year we pull the trigger.
     
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  9. 007

    007 Commitment To Excrement

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    Joining my pal @raiderfreak7 on the Trey Lance wagon.

    Getting in early on the ground floor.

    Maybe this is the year!
     
  10. Nobodyinparticular

    Nobodyinparticular Well-Known Member

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    Hey man. I was on Lance back in November!
     
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  11. raiderfreak7

    raiderfreak7 Well-Known Member

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    November? Still like 3 months later than me :coffee:
     
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  12. Nobodyinparticular

    Nobodyinparticular Well-Known Member

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    Well... Yeah. Cuz I'm not living in ND. I just have a bunch of family from back there.
     
  13. alteredst8

    alteredst8 Could of got it

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    Will have an even better top end WR Class than the last two years... amirite @007
     
  14. TheNextStep

    TheNextStep TX BBQ > KC BBQ

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    We’re not going to have the draft capital to move up from 32 next year so it looks like we’ll still have to roll with turtle pussy.
     
  15. Sleet

    Sleet #2018: Return of Gru

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    Gonna suck not having extra picks. Been nice having multiple chances to like a first round pick.
     
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  16. CrossBones

    CrossBones The Black Pearl

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    Well in that case —— IN.
     
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  17. godeep811

    godeep811 University of Mars

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    Something will have to go totally wrong (ex. Carr out for the year and Mariota stinks) for Raiders to get close to an elite QB. Stranger things have happened though.

    This is the problem with middling 8-8 or 9-7 seasons. You are never quite bad enough to get an elite QB and the result is being stuck in purgatory. Or if you are decent, and picking later, the hope is that you hit gold with a "flawed" prospect that drops.

    I think DT is the area of need for next year. Safety might also need to be addressed to pair with Abram.

    -DT
    -Safety
    -QB

    Not necessarily in that order.
     
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  18. 007

    007 Commitment To Excrement

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    Nothing worse you can be than an 8-8 team trading water.

    -007 since 1968
     
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  19. gst8

    gst8 Well-Known Member

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    Well if it’s any consolation we’ve only been 8-8 or better 3 times in 17 years. I hate to say it but it would be an absolute disaster to spoil all that progress by missing on a QB in the draft.
     
  20. 007

    007 Commitment To Excrement

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    6-10, 7-9, 8-8 its all the same shit to me.

    Carr will deserve another shot in 21 because of an 8-8 "non losing season"
     
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