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Of course you did. 
 
And I noticed, answered my question from last night in the slyest manner possible. Double internet points for you, sir.
 

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Super Nomario said:
I was surprised you guys didn't protect Cyprien (especially over Travis Kelce and his lost year), but you got away with it.
 
I think you could afford to lose Bowe because you have a similar age / quality guy in Jennings and this draft is stacked at the position. I would expect you guys to draft a WR whether or not you lost one here, so I don't think it alters things too much.
 
I think that's a nice tiebreaker, but at the end of the day, we're all losing two players and gaining two players; it's more psychological than anything to poach from a divisional opponent. I wouldn't restrict myself to that (I did grab one of SSF's players, but that's because Galette was the best edge rusher available).
 
 
soxfan121 said:
Meaning Bowe wasn't the best WR available for an offense built around Brady?
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Which question?
 
That one.
 

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Eck'sSneakyCheese said:
 
I was 95% sure Jones was a goner. I'm glad I was wrong.
Marvin and Datone Jones were two of the better players available, IMO. You had some tough protection decisions (which makes you choice to protect your kicker all the more indefensible).
 
soxfan121 said:
That one.
Oh, I wasn't intending to. I thought the Bowe pickup was fine; I was just responding to you saying your pick was going to come from a division opponent.
 

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As a reminder guys, we still have the Proxy account - username "Proxy".
 
If you need somebody to take a proxy pick, just send your pick to Proxy and somebody can check the account and post your pick.
 

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Like a few others I had my eye on Jordan Reed. With the retirement of Tony G I need a big receiver and a good RZ target.
 
The San Francisco 49ers steal, TE Martellus Bennett
 

 
At 6'6" 265 he has the size to match Tony G. He may not have the same speed but he's got good hands and is much more competent in the blocking game than Tony G ever was. He was top 10 in Targets, REC, Rec yds, YDS/Rec, and YAC and was 11th in TDs. He's a top 10 receiving TE by almost all standards and he already has the chemistry down with Eli. In 2012 with Eli at the helm he was the 5th ranked TE by PFF's rankings and I'm hoping he'll match those numbers with the 49ers. 
 
edit: Didn't think I'd feel bad stealing players but Laddie lost his two best receivers and is now done losing players. 
Well, I'm officially down to not have a single rosterable receiver.  Super work.  I didn't expect this.
 

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Super Nomario said:
Marvin and Datone Jones were two of the better players available, IMO. You had some tough protection decisions (which makes you choice to protect your kicker all the more indefensible).
 
It came down to how hard it would be to replace him. I don't think this is like fantasy football where kickers are fungible. Special teams matter a little more here. It swayed my decision for more than a few polls.
 
Losing Armstead was completely unexpected. I thought I left some better players unprotected to shift focus away from my middle of the road o-line. How often does an NFL team lose it's rookie LT to free agency? ;)
 

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Eck'sSneakyCheese said:
 
It came down to how hard it would be to replace him. I don't think this is like fantasy football where kickers are fungible. Special teams matter a little more here. It swayed my decision for more than a few polls.
 
Losing Armstead was completely unexpected. I thought I left some better players unprotected to shift focus away from my middle of the road o-line. How often does an NFL team lose it's rookie LT to free agency? ;)
I just think you misread how much kickers are valued. Armstead was your 10th round pick when we drafted last year, while no kickers were taken until round 21/22. We might see some specialists taken towards the end of the second stealing round, but I kind of doubt it.
 

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The Champ says he's busy partying and flipping cars in Karachi until 4 PM or so, and he'd like to wait, just so he can close out the first round with an appropriate level of taunting and celebrating. 
 
Given it's an hour or so on the "window", I vote we give The Champ his delay this one time only. 
 

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phragle said:
I can only speak for myself but I didn't put a single RB on my board. Not enough value IMO. Not unless they can add to the passing game. I think if my run blocking and passing game is good enough I can put any RB back there and get 4 yards per.
 
Super Nomario said:
I agree Tate was one of the best RB available, but edge rusher was a shallower pool (both here and in the rookie draft) and a bigger need for me, so I went with Galette. The guy I was surprised you left exposed (and got away with) was D.J. Hayden. Barron, too. You had some tough calls here as far as your protects.
 
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And Stills, Royal, and Jones were all available in this.
 
True, but in my defense here are the offensive players I did protect:
  • QB Russell Wilson
  • RB CJ Spiller
  • FB Marcel Reece
  • WR TY Hilton
  • LT Tyron Smith
  • RG Brandon Fusco
  • TE Coby Fleener
As SN mentioned (which I thank you for) there were some real tough choices made. I guess you can argue that Kenny Stills has more value than Marcel Reece, but I just couldn't let Reece go. 
 
Comparing Hilton vs. Stills, I had to go with Hilton despite how terrific Still is (not just the WR rating, but just 3.03 drop rate, 8th best among all WRs with 25% snaps played). I have a feeling Hilton would have been stolen just as fast as Stills if he was made available.
 
Regarding Fusco, he has been one of the few bright spots on our line play: 9th best graded OG among all guards with 25% played.
 
Now the regret is holding on to Fleener, who had a pedantic year. I think he'll improve, only 25, but on hindsight that's where the mistake was made. 
 
Edit: I was pretty sure I could slip D.J. Hayden by, as he was still not 100% recovering from his knee injury last/rookie year. 
 

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Super Nomario said:
I just think you misread how much kickers are valued. Armstead was your 10th round pick when we drafted last year, while no kickers were taken until round 21/22. We might see some specialists taken towards the end of the second stealing round, but I kind of doubt it.
 
You're probably right. Nothing I can do about it now. It's why I had such a problem with this part of the process. There were 8 other guys I wanted to protect. I had to make a decision and I went with my gut. It is what it is now.
 

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Comparing Hilton vs. Stills, I had to go with Hilton despite how terrific Still is (not just the WR rating, but just 3.03 drop rate, 8th best among all WRs with 25% snaps played). I have a feeling Hilton would have been stolen just as fast as Stills if he was made available.
 
For sure. And while Stills was extremely efficient on a per-target basis, he was also targeted very infrequently - just 46 times in 496 routes run. That's the lowest target rate of the 94 receivers in the PFF list. I think he's a talented guy but a lot of his production was a product of the offense.
 

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Eck'sSneakyCheese said:
It came down to how hard it would be to replace him. I don't think this is like fantasy football where kickers are fungible. Special teams matter a little more here. It swayed my decision for more than a few polls.
 
Losing Armstead was completely unexpected. I thought I left some better players unprotected to shift focus away from my middle of the road o-line. How often does an NFL team lose it's rookie LT to free agency? ;)
 
We wanted Armstead badly but thought he had a chance to make it back to us in the second. Pairing him with Lane Johnson would have let us do some wild things in the running game.
 
Eck'sSneakyCheese said:
 
You're probably right. Nothing I can do about it now. It's why I had such a problem with this part of the process. 
 
I noticed that pretty quickly. This could be the downside of drafting all young guys.
 
Super Nomario said:
For sure. And while Stills was extremely efficient on a per-target basis, he was also targeted very infrequently - just 46 times in 496 routes run. That's the lowest target rate of the 94 receivers in the PFF list. I think he's a talented guy but a lot of his production was a product of the offense.
 
A lot of his production was a product of him getting open deep, but we didn't choose him just for what he's done. We chose him for what we think he's going to do. All players are projections in my mind, and at just barely 22 YO he projects well. There's a short list of WRs that put up over 620 yards and at least 4 touchdowns in a season before they turned 22. Here's the list.
  1. Randy Moss
  2. Keenan Allen
  3. Josh Gordon
  4. Percy Harvin
  5. Hakeem Nicks
  6. Larry Fitzgerald
  7. Jeremy Maclin
  8. Antonio Bryant
  9. Kenny Stills
  10. Andre Reed
​I bolded the HOFers
 

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CaptainLaddie said:
Well, I'm officially down to not have a single rosterable receiver.  Super work.  I didn't expect this.
 
Yeah sorry. Thought he was one of the best players available and fit a real need for my squad. At least you'll have a pick to compensate.
 
It's strange stealing a player so late in the first round without knowing yet who I'll be losing. I only have a few needs right now but that could (and will) drastically change at any second. 
 

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A lot of his production was a product of him getting open deep, but we didn't choose him just for what he's done. We chose him for what we think he's going to do. All players are projections in my mind, and at just barely 22 YO he projects well. There's a short list of WRs that put up over 620 yards and at least 4 touchdowns in a season before they turned 22. Here's the list.
  1. Randy Moss
  2. Keenan Allen
  3. Josh Gordon
  4. Percy Harvin
  5. Hakeem Nicks
  6. Larry Fitzgerald
  7. Jeremy Maclin
  8. Antonio Bryant
  9. Kenny Stills
  10. Andre Reed
​I bolded the HOFers
 
It is hard for me to see that list the way you intend because of era differences. Andre Reed's performance, in context with his era, is obviously more impressive than numbers 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9 with 6 being debatable*. 
 
IOW, is it predictive? I have no clue. 
 
*Both on the list and in whether he's a likely HOF player. On the way? Sure. Booking a hotel in Canton? Not quite yet.
 

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Sorry about the delay. I just want you guys to know that I will be keeping this championship in proper perspective. You're all worthy opponents and the only thing this championship really "proves" is that I am the smartest poster on the site with the most football knowledge and the biggest penis and I should have mod privileges as well as the ability to post under sf121's name without his knowledge or permission. Nothing more than that. I would never let this go to my head.
 
I'll take Doug Free, RT
 
 

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Turrable said:
Sorry about the delay. I just want you guys to know that I will be keeping this championship in proper perspective. You're all worthy opponents and the only thing this championship really "proves" is that I am the smartest poster on the site with the most football knowledge and the biggest penis and I should have mod privileges as well as the ability to post under sf121's name without his knowledge or permission. Nothing more than that. I would never let this go to my head.
 
All reasonable beliefs.  
 

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I kinda want to make that part of my signature, Turrable. Congrats.
 
And with great power, comes absolutely no responsibility.
 
ETA: Doug is Free of hair up top, huh? Gotta keep that thing clean, man. 
 

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soxfan121 said:
 
It is hard for me to see that list the way you intend because of era differences. Andre Reed's performance, in context with his era, is obviously more impressive than numbers 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9 with 6 being debatable*. 
 
IOW, is it predictive? I have no clue. 
 
*Both on the list and in whether he's a likely HOF player. On the way? Sure. Booking a hotel in Canton? Not quite yet.
 
Even if start the cut off at 2000, and then ease off the qualifiers considerably it's still a very good list. (If I take off the headcases and murderers) here it is.
  1. Keenan Allen
  2. Josh Gordon
  3. Percy Harvin
  4. Hakeem Nicks
  5. Larry Fitzgerald
  6. Jeremy Maclin
  7. Antonio Bryant
  8. Kenny Stills
  9. Robert Woods
  10. Rob Gronkowski
I believe everyone on that list is either retired or protected.
 

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Eh, eliminating Kenny Britt and Murdernandez allows you to sneak Gronk on, which certainly strengthens your argument. However, without that, it's Larry Fitz, three guys coming off rookie years, a guy one failed drug test from suspension, a couple guys who showed potential and then got hurt or ineffective and Antonio Bryant.
 

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Not gonna lie, I was *shocked* at how well Free graded this year, as the general knock was that my line was amazing except for him. And instead, he turned in a great performance.
 
FWIW, it's objectively true that the Raiders had the best line in the league last year, and we would have been a contender despite some pretty glaring weaknesses had Rodgers not been hurt. Losing Free hurts, but there's a reason we left him unprotected: no faith he could follow up with a comparably strong 2014 campaign. And there's also a little bit of relief that *someone*, *somewhere*, thought that one of our players was good enough to poach.
 
Also, Go Fuck Yourself.
 

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Turrable said:
Sorry about the delay. I just want you guys to know that I will be keeping this championship in proper perspective. You're all worthy opponents and the only thing this championship really "proves" is that I am the smartest poster on the site with the most football knowledge and the biggest penis and I should have mod privileges as well as the ability to post under sf121's name without his knowledge or permission. Nothing more than that. I would never let this go to my head.
 
I'll take Doug Free, RT
 
 
Great pick.  I looked at him hard when I took Strief 25+ picks ago
 

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Free started the season well but his pff grade and what guys like Ben Muth said about him are at odds. Having watched Free play every game since he's been here I'd give him a good review for his play in the first half or so of the season but overall I think he was a pretty mediocre tackle and I expect him to regress (both in pff and overall) next year.
 

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phragle said:
I don't think Bowe is in decline, I think he's just too far away for dink and dunk Smith to target him.
 
 
 
His best season came with "rocket arm" Matt Cassel throwing to him. Having CheckDown Smith throwing him the ball doesn't help, but I have a hard time believing it's the only reason he put up 800 yards two years ago and 670 last year.
 
His numbers last year match up pretty well with his 2008 and 2009 seasons (only he had less targets), and his YPC has fallen every year for the past 4 years. I don't have high hopes for his future.
 
 
 
phragle said:
 
Good pick!  PFF just posted this!
 
 
A lot of that comes off his high TD rate though, right? Considering 5 of his 8 TD's came in the first two games of the season, I wouldn't think he'll be repeating that performance.
 

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A lot of that comes off his high TD rate though, right? Considering 5 of his 8 TD's came in the first two games of the season, I wouldn't think he'll be repeating that performance.
Yeah, I don't fully expect Royal to repeat his 2013 TD numbers, but if he stays healthy and continues to improve he'll provide Rivers with a good option from the slot for my Broncos.  Golden Tate isn't going to do it alone, and we need more weapons to get back to the AFCCG next season.
 

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soxfan121 said:
Eh, eliminating Kenny Britt and Murdernandez allows you to sneak Gronk on, which certainly strengthens your argument. However, without that, it's Larry Fitz, three guys coming off rookie years, a guy one failed drug test from suspension, a couple guys who showed potential and then got hurt or ineffective and Antonio Bryant.
 
Are you not clicking the links? These are not top ten lists, these are complete lists - everyone - it's coincidence both are ten players long. And these lists are saying he won't murder, or abuse banned substances. They're saying that his rookie year he had phenominal and rare production for such a young player, and puts him in elite company. Does that mean he can't fall off? Of course not, but all the players comparable to him at age 21 are pretty awesome. 
 
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His best season came with "rocket arm" Matt Cassel throwing to him. Having CheckDown Smith throwing him the ball doesn't help, but I have a hard time believing it's the only reason he put up 800 yards two years ago and 670 last year.
 
His numbers last year match up pretty well with his 2008 and 2009 seasons (only he had less targets), and his YPC has fallen every year for the past 4 years. I don't have high hopes for his future.
 
It's not an arm strength issue, Smith just won't throw the ball far. He's too conservative. KC had to start putting Bowe in the slot just to make Smith start using him. That will certainly affect YPC. With a non-Smith QB he's still a good WR. Brady would get him 1000 yards.
 
Kenny F'ing Powers said:
A lot of that comes off his high TD rate though, right? Considering 5 of his 8 TD's came in the first two games of the season, I wouldn't think he'll be repeating that performance.
 
Oh, I was trying to be a douche. You'll notice my guy Stills tops the list on that chart.
 

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Are you not clicking the links? These are not top ten lists, these are complete lists - everyone - it's coincidence both are ten players long. And these lists are saying he won't murder, or abuse banned substances. They're saying that his rookie year he had phenominal and rare production for such a young player, and puts him in elite company. Does that mean he can't fall off? Of course not, but all the players comparable to him at age 21 are pretty awesome. 
 
The second link is twelve players long, including Britt (who was 8th and an inconvenient data point for you) and Hernandez at 11, Gronk 12. Or am I clicking your link and going to some other list?
 
I am not disputing you are brilliant - your guy is way up that list. A Kudos bar is in the mail, I am so impressed. 
 
What I'm saying is that the first list has largely the same names as the second list and this era is inflating passing stats to the point where comparing between eras is becoming near impossible. Is Keenen Allen, et. al. ranking with Larry Fitz (one era earlier) and Moss/Reed (indisputable legends) really impressive or is it a function of exponentially increasing passing stats due to the changes in the game? And if so, is that list as predictive as you are claiming?
 
I don't know. It's an interesting list. It might be useful. It might just be packed with still-unproven guys because of the era. It certainly contains Antonio Bryant - which is another data point in contrast to the 3 (Moss/Reed/Fitz) that have you so giddy. Oh, and I'm definitely saying that excluding Britt because he's a headcase (and a poor data point for your argument) while including Gordon (who is a headcase as well, but a good data point for you) is shady. Still, you didn't try to hide Antonio Bryant...though I bet you wish you could, as his existence allows me to retort in this manner.
 

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LaAdrian Waddle OL from the Cardinals
 
Steelers need to add depth everywhere on the offensive line, and Waddle was at the very top of my list. Thus, i was sad -- okay pissed -- to have him picked off just two picks before mine. 
 
Steelers goes to its backup option, and break its rule of not drafting 27+ players by selecting:
 
LG Logan Mankins
 

 
We all know him and love him. He's one tough SoB and can play through injuries like no one else, even at age 32. Unlike some of the other viable linemen who were still available, Mankins has been very steady throughout the years.
 
Just to look at his 2013 year:
  • #6 in run blocking
  • #19 overall ranking
  • #22 in pass blocking efficiency 
  • #52 in pass blocking (9 sacks allowed)
His pass blocking is a concern, but after assembling a very young roster Steelers FO thinks a true leader like Mankins is needed in the locker room.
 
With the enviable position of having the #1 overall pick in the non-snaking draft (nice), we're poised to fill out the rest of the OL from a pool of rookies as well as FA in making the unit be competitive in 2014.
 
Steelers are looking forward to building around two young and talented studs in LT Tyron Smith (#4 overall LT) and RG Brian Fusco (#4 overall RG), with LG Mankins mentoring and steadying the line. 
 

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SeoulSoxFan said:
 
Steelers need to add depth everywhere on the offensive line, and Waddle was at the very top of my list. Thus, i was sad -- okay pissed -- to have him picked off just two picks before mine. 
 
Steelers goes to its backup option, and break its rule of not drafting 27+ players by selecting:
 
LG Logan Mankins
 

 
We all know him and love him. He's one tough SoB and can play through injuries like no one else, even at age 32. Unlike some of the other viable linemen who were still available, Mankins has been very steady throughout the years.
 
Just to look at his 2013 year:
  • #6 in run blocking
  • #19 overall ranking
  • #22 in pass blocking efficiency 
  • #52 in pass blocking (9 sacks allowed)
His pass blocking is a concern, but after assembling a very young roster Steelers FO thinks a true leader like Mankins is needed in the locker room.
 
With the enviable position of having the #1 overall pick in the non-snaking draft (nice), we're poised to fill out the rest of the OL from a pool of rookies as well as FA in making the unit be competitive in 2014.
 
Steelers are looking forward to building around two young and talented studs in LT Tyron Smith (#4 overall LT) and RG Brian Fusco (#4 overall RG), with LG Mankins mentoring and steadying the line. 
Sorry to burst your bubble again but Mankins was taken
 

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soxfan121 said:
The second link is twelve players long, including Britt (who was 8th and an inconvenient data point for you) and Hernandez at 11, Gronk 12. Or am I clicking your link and going to some other list?
 
I am not disputing you are brilliant - your guy is way up that list. A Kudos bar is in the mail, I am so impressed.
Well without Britt and Hernandez they're both ten players long. I thought you were not clicking the links. You mentioned something about sneaking players onto the list. That's why I thought you weren't clicking the links. I'm not doing that, PFR is finding the qualifying players for me. The lists are short because it's just a rare accomplishment. Most players don't play at 21 never mind putting up great numbers at 21. The ones that do are pretty good.
 
soxfan121 said:
What I'm saying is that the first list has largely the same names as the second list and this era is inflating passing stats to the point where comparing between eras is becoming near impossible. Is Keenen Allen, et. al. ranking with Larry Fitz (one era earlier) and Moss/Reed (indisputable legends) really impressive or is it a function of exponentially increasing passing stats due to the changes in the game? And if so, is that list as predictive as you are claiming?
 
The second list is all players of this era. 
 
soxfan121 said:
I don't know. It's an interesting list. It might be useful. It might just be packed with still-unproven guys because of the era. It certainly contains Antonio Bryant - which is another data point in contrast to the 3 (Moss/Reed/Fitz) that have you so giddy. Oh, and I'm definitely saying that excluding Britt because he's a headcase (and a poor data point for your argument) while including Gordon (who is a headcase as well, but a good data point for you) is shady. Still, you didn't try to hide Antonio Bryant...though I bet you wish you could, as his existence allows me to retort in this manner.
 
Moss, Reed, and Fitz aren't making me giddy, Stills is pretty far behind those guys considering the game they played in respectively, but they were on the list so I included them.
 
I excluded Britt but not Gordon because Britt is a head case with a ton of injures as well. I don't think there are any poor data points. Britt was a monster until the injures and legal stuff. His career started off basically the same as Dez Bryant's. Same with Hernandez, we all loved him before the murders. There are no players they came out like Stills then turned out to be not very good. That's the point.
 
I don't know who Antonio Bryant is but he put up some good career stats. I wouldn't mind if that's the worst guy on the list. Even if that was Taylor Price it's a list with pretty strong correlation to awesomeness.
 

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bsj said:
Sorry to burst your bubble again but Mankins was taken
 
Okay then. We go from one old OL to a really old OL (35), in selecting the #2 overall center in the league last year:
 
C Dominic Raiola
 
Had a career year in 2013 and seems to get better with age (also very durable):
  • 2013: #2 overall / 1156 snaps played
  • 2012: #13 overall / 1230 snaps played
  • 2011: #24 overall / 1134 snaps played
Steelers center position was an absolute mess, getting by on scrubs and has-beens. Raiola can steady the line until a younger replacement can be found. 
 
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Okay then. We go from one old OL to a really old OL (35), in selecting the #2 overall center in the league last year:
 
C Dominic Raiola
 
Had a career year in 2013 and seems to get better with age (also very durable):
  • 2013: #2 overall / 1156 snaps played
  • 2012: #13 overall / 1230 snaps played
  • 2011: #24 overall / 1134 snaps played
Steelers center position was an absolute mess, getting by on scrubs and has-beens. Raiola can steady the line until a younger replacement can be found. 
 
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Damn. Can't be too upset about this. Took him in the 28th round and got a career year from him at 35. Not a guy I could keep but was hoping maybe his age would detract owners from him. 
 

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He didn't dress much, but I am going to gamble on a "real" Seahawk that was drafted last year and has a lot of potential.  He didn't get to see the field much last year due to injuries and the depth of the D-Line, but the Seattle Seahawks steal Jordan Hill, DT
 
That was MSF's first player taken.
 
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The Necks will take Sean Smith. Smith was a guy I was surprised to see go unprotected. After years of being an underacheiver in Miami he turned it around and did a lot to make the Chiefs defense a top five unit. He was 9th best in coverage snaps per reception, in front of guys like Talib and Haden. He's a scheme fit, still young, 6'3" and can match up vs any WR. Building the team with the division in mind, and all the good passing offenses in it, this pick makes a lot of sense.
 
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phragle said:

 
The Necks will take Sean Smith. Smith was a guy I was surprised to see go unprotected. After years of being an underacheiver in Miami he turned it around and did a lot to make the Chiefs defense a top five unit. He was 9th best in coverage snaps per reception, in front of guys like Talib and Haden. He's a scheme fit, still young, 6'3" and can match up vs any WR. Building the team with the division in mind, and all the good passing offenses in it, this pick makes a lot of sense.
 
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Darn....

Yeah. I like Smith. He was probably the next guy to protect if I could have. I only left him out there because I felt I had a number of other DBs who had similar seasons but seemed to have a higher ceiling...and felt a bigger need to protect them. but was hoping Smith would stick around. Oh wells...
 

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To cut down on a little confusion, I've updated the players tab, highlighting all stolen players in purple and noting their new and old teams. The teams tab has not been updated yet.
 

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Super Nomario said:
To cut down on a little confusion, I've updated the players tab, highlighting all stolen players in purple and noting their new and old teams. The teams tab has not been updated yet.
 
I also just noticed when updating I've been highlighting the stolen player in yellow (on the team page). I don't believe you guys were doing the same. I just thought it was easier to remove them from the pool. Also since we are removing full teams in all yellow, once they have reached their stolen limit, only white players could be stolen. 
 
I'd be willing to go back and put them all in white, or all in yellow, but as of now only some are in yellow. 
 

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DaughtersofDougMirabelli said:
 
I also just noticed when updating I've been highlighting the stolen player in yellow (on the team page). I don't believe you guys were doing the same. I just thought it was easier to remove them from the pool. Also since we are removing full teams in all yellow, once they have reached their stolen limit, only white players could be stolen. 
 
I'd be willing to go back and put them all in white, or all in yellow, but as of now only some are in yellow. 
Good idea to put them in yellow. I'll start doing that going forward.
 

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Gonna be a bit for my pick
Nowhere near my laptop until noon mountain time
 

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Hey guys, I'm going to be away all weekend without internet.  I'll send a steal option or two to the Proxy account, but if those guys are gone just skip me until I'm back on Sunday. 
 

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Super Nomario said:
Good idea to put them in yellow. I'll start doing that going forward.
 
DaughtersofDougMirabelli said:
 
I also just noticed when updating I've been highlighting the stolen player in yellow (on the team page). I don't believe you guys were doing the same. I just thought it was easier to remove them from the pool. Also since we are removing full teams in all yellow, once they have reached their stolen limit, only white players could be stolen. 
 
I'd be willing to go back and put them all in white, or all in yellow, but as of now only some are in yellow. 
 
This sounds great guys.  Just FYI, I'm going to be in Vegas from this afternoon through latish Sunday, so my ability to update the sheet will be limited.  Thanks for everything you're doing to keep this thing going smoothly.
 
Does anybody else that's checking this thread regularly (SSF, sf121, Phragle, KFP/SMU) want to have editing privileges on the sheet?  That might help spread the burden around.  If so, PM me with your email and I'll add you.
 

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bsj said:
Darn....

Yeah. I like Smith. He was probably the next guy to protect if I could have. I only left him out there because I felt I had a number of other DBs who had similar seasons but seemed to have a higher ceiling...and felt a bigger need to protect them. but was hoping Smith would stick around. Oh wells...
 
Such is the exercise.
 
ElcaballitoMVP said:
Hey guys, I'm going to be away all weekend without internet.  I'll send a steal option or two to the Proxy account, but if those guys are gone just skip me until I'm back on Sunday. 
 
I just checked Proxy and there isn't anything there. I'll be golfing all day but I can still use my phone. Send a copy of your picks to this inbox too so I don't have to switch accounts.
 
Morgan's Magic Snowplow said:
Does anybody else that's checking this thread regularly (SSF, sf121, Phragle, KFP/SMU) want to have editing privileges on the sheet?  That might help spread the burden around.  If so, PM me with your email and I'll add you.
 
No way man. I'll end up doing more damage than good.