Switching gears a bit
Great story on My Man Mario on Yahoo! today. The man is going to be a disgusting NFL player. Everybody is saying that he's by far the best defensive prospect in the draft. Under no circumstances do I want to see the Packers picking AJ Hawk in front of him. The only scenarios in which I won't fly into a murderous rage were the Packers to draft somebody else are as follows:
1. He's taken. Let's face it, he's probably the most talented guy in the draft that didn't go to USC. I'd actually want the Packers to take him ahead of Leinart.
2. We trade up to #1 to grab Bush. This scenario is not that unreasonable. The Texans may be looking to move the pick and the Packers could lose as many as three running backs to free agency (Green, Fumbleport, and Fisher). The Jets seem a little more likely to trade for the pick as they'll also want a running back and can ensure Houston, who DESPERATELY needs o-line help, the ability to take D'Brickshaw Furgueson.
3. The Jets draft Jay Cutler. Why would this matter? Assuming Bush Leinart and Young go 1-2-3, Cutler going 4 would make D'Brickshaw Furgueson availuable at 5. He is just as good at his position as Williams, and cornerstone left tackles are the guys you build teams around in the NFL. If this guy is drawing comparisons to Jonathon Ogden, I want him on my team. We had plenty of o-line troubles last year to justify the pick, and we could probably move tauscher to guard or clifton to another team to make room for this beast.
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